• Taylor Construction successfully trials 5G for high-tech applications

    Australia-based Taylor Construction is said to have established a new standard for 5G-enabled high-tech applications for the enterprise in Australia after completing a trial with LTE and 5G-based systems provider Cradlepoint – the first documented 5G enterprise use case with enterprise-grade 5G edge networking that it has demonstrated.

    Established in 1994, Taylor Construction Australia designs, builds and develops diverse projects for all sectors, from project inception to completion. With more than 250 team members, Taylor services its clients across core divisions including construction, fitout and refurbishment and property.

    In terms of communications, Taylor is already using wide area network (WAN)

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  • SonicWall patches 11 firewall vulnerabilities

    Firewall-builder SonicWall has patched a total of 11 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) disclosed in its SonicOS operating system by researchers at Positive Technologies, one of which has been assigned a critical CVSS score of 9.4.

    The most serious vulnerability, CVE-2020-5135, is a buffer overflow vulnerability in SonicOS Gen 6, versions,, and SonicOSv 6.5.4.v. It could be used against affected products by malicious actors to cause denial of service (DoS) and execute arbitrary code.

    “The tested solution uses a SSL-VPN remote access service on firewalls, and users can be disconnected from internal networks and their

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  • Saudi Arabian authorities work with Chinese IT giants on digital goals

    Saudi Arabia’s National Center for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) will work with China’s Alibaba Cloud and Huawei in projects that aim to harness artificial intelligence (AI) for smart city developments and workforce transformation.

    Both agreements are part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to reach its targeted goals for its Vision 2030 programme, which aims to diversify its economy and reduce its dependence in oil sales.

    The NCAI will work with Huawei to train local AI engineers to ensure a pipeline of skills is available to support a diversified and data-driven economy, while Alibaba Cloud technologies will support Saudi Arabia’s smart city

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