Day: March 20, 2020

Russia Postpones Sovereign Internet Test Over Coronavirus

Russia due to coronavirus has postponed a test designed to improve the ability of its domestic Internet infrastructure to cope with being cut off from the global network, the Communications Ministry said on Friday, TASS reported.

The test, planned for March 20, had been aimed at developing ways to block certain types of encrypted Web traffic, the TASS news agency said.

“Planned exercises were postponed due to the strengthening of measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection,” the ministry was quoted as saying.

A revised schedule for the drills would be approved soon, it said.

Russia began testing its Internet infrastructure in December after President Vladimir Putin signed what became known as the “sovereign Internet” law. That, Moscow said, said was a response to what it called an aggressive cyber security strategy adopted by the United States.

The law aimed to route Russia’s Web traffic and data

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Trucking carrier Schneider National accelerates to digital transformation 2.0

The global trucking firm has seen a 25% reduction in total cost of ownership after using Samsung Knox Configure to develop an app store.

Digital transformation trends in 2020: What to expect
Analyst Brian Solis explains why he is also excited about quantum computing, cognitive automation, and robotic process automation.

While many trucking companies are still transitioning away from paper-based processes, Schneider National has moved to digital transformation 2.0—integrating and streamlining numerous digital automation tools.

To meet regulatory requirements, Schneider, one of the largest trucking carriers in North America with nearly $5 billion in annual revenue, equips all of its 12,000 trucks with a locked-down electronic logging device (ELD) to track the time and location of over 10,000 drivers.

For nearly a decade, the company used a cellular-based appliance with proprietary software that collected performance and behavior data from the truck and gave drivers their assignment. But using a custom

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