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We had no ransomware plan in place

Colonial Pipeline had no specific plan for what to do in the event of a ransomware attack, its CEO said Tuesday.

Testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, CEO Joseph Blount admitted that while his company had some basic cybersecurity plans in place, it had had “no discussion about ransom” before the attack.

His comments come as U.S. institutions and companies are scrambling to guard against a rash of ransomware attacks that have hit everything from schools and hospitals to cities and major industrial players such as Colonial and meat supplier JBS.

Blount’s statements drew the ire

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Bridging the Global Internet Gap, Addressing Russian Counterspace Advances and Europe’s Place in U.S.-Chinese Tech Competition

This week in Washington IP news, both houses of Congress remain quiet during their regularly scheduled work periods. Among policy institutes, the Center for Strategic & International Studies hosts a pair of events exploring ways to address Russian and Chinese advances in anti-satellite capabilities, as well as efforts to leverage the use of remote conferencing technologies in vogue during the COVID-19 pandemic to address the broadband Internet gap in developing nations. The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation will host an event exploring policy recommendations from last October’s digital antitrust report from the House Antitrust Subcommittee, and the Hudson Institute will

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OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro updates in one place

Update: February 5, 2021 (11:40 AM ET): Today, OnePlus formally announced a second beta update for the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro. This second beta of Android 11 for the two phones brings along a slew of changes — including the long-awaited always-on display. Unfortunately, though, the AOD is only available on the 7T Pro.

The inclusion of an AOD option isn’t totally unexpected, but this is the first time people will actually be able to use it without hacking the phone in some way. It also strongly suggests that the feature will make it to the stable

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