There has been a flurry of investigations into Chinese-owned firms that import or manufacture phones, including Huawei and Xiaomi.
Government minister Davidson Ishmael also spoke of a comprehensive plan for digital transformation that will see Barbados turn its capital into a smart city.
Europe continues to provide international leadership that respects the privacy of phone users.
The cost of internet access is still too high for millions of people, but the cost of not having access is also high.
With some handsets now costing over USD2,000, criminals are willing to use force to steal them.
Many phone screens have been replaced after the original was smashed. What if the new screen had already been compromised by criminals?
British users installed apps which collect and send data to the regulator, creating a new form of performance monitoring.
We can collect and share data to identify fraudsters but the same data can be used by fraudsters to target us.
Many vulnerabilities derived from SS7 can be exploited by mobile malware in order to abuse VoLTE.
The ability to create a substitute finger shows why even biometric controls need to be supplemented by other lines of defense.