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The Ransom Disclosure Act Proposed — Gives 48 Hours to Report Ransom Payments

The Ransom Disclosure Act Proposed — Gives 48 Hours to Report Ransom Payments

The Ransom Disclosure Act proposed by Senator Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Representative Deborah Ross would require the victims of ransomware attacks to report payments to their hackers within 48 hours. Futurum analysts Shelly Kramer and Fred McClimans explore the proposed act as part of the Futurum Tech Webcast, Cybersecurity Shorts series, along with an exploration of the current state of ransomware threats, and insights on why this proposed act would provide an assist to the Department of Homeland Security as it seeks a deeper understanding of the ransomware threat landscape.
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ServiceNow Industry Analyst Event. Rome Release Readies Now Platform to Power Hybrid Work Transformation

ServiceNow Industry Analyst Event: Rome Release Readies Now Platform to Power Hybrid Work Transformation

At its Industry Analyst event, ServiceNow emphasized how the recent Now Platform Rome release provides the vast array of innovations needed to enable organizations to meet the workforce and workflow challenges of the hybrid work era. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the ServiceNow Now Platform is ready to power evolving business models, improve employee satisfaction, advance organization-wide automation, and scale application development, providing key differentiation for ServiceNow against formidable rivals.
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Apple Asks for Stay in App Store Changes Pending Appeal of Epic Games Ruling

Apple Asks for Stay in App Store Changes Pending Appeal of Epic Games Ruling

Futurum senior analyst Olivier Blanchard takes a look at Apple’s latest filing in the Epic Games vs. Apple legal battle, in which Apple was ordered to allow developers to point consumers to alternate forms of payment outside of its App store. In this overview, Blanchard explains why the next phases of the appeal process could be critical to the future of ecommerce platforms, including Google Play and Amazon, as well as the U.S. retail ecosystem as a whole.
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Cambridge Quantum Releases World's First Quantum Natural Language Processing Toolkit and Library

Cambridge Quantum Releases World’s First Quantum Natural Language Processing Toolkit and Library

Futurum Research’s principal analyst Daniel Newman covers Cambridge Quantum’s release of the first Quantum Natural Language Processing toolkit and library. The toolkit, called lambeq, is the world’s first software toolkit for QNLP that can convert sentences into a quantum circuit, which will open the doors for QNLP developers for unlimited possibilities.
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Ruling in Cloudflare Copyright Infringement Case Clarifies Liability Framework for Web Service Providers, Upholds DMCA Provisions (1)

Ruling in Cloudflare Copyright Infringement Case Clarifies Liability Framework for Web Service Providers, Upholds DMCA Provisions

Futurum Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard explains why Cloudflare’s legal victory in federal court last week is important to copyright infringement case law in the United States. He also explores why upholding the 1998 DMCA’s framework of liability and indemnity for companies that deliver internet services is more important than ever, as global regulatory forces begin to shift around existing IP and antitrust law.
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Misty is Social Media strategist and Sr. Project Manager at V3B and Broadsuite. Media Group. Misty assists the V3B team with video and multi-media production and content development, social media community management, and also contributes on a regular basis to the V3B blog. Prior to her work with the V3B team she worked at BBDO and Leo Burnett.