With GDPR imminent, it's crucial we tackle the biggest myths surrounding data regulation and cyber-securityNovember 29, 2016
Lillian Pang addresses some of the most common misconceptions surrounding the new GDPR legislation
A new security report casts doubt on Microsoft's attempts to downplay a zero-day exploit used by the Russian APT group.
As Russia increases its military and civilian cyber-security capabilities, is the West under-estimating these developments?
The Russian government plans to ramp up its efforts in the fight against organised cyber criminal gangs within the country, but law enforcement still faces problems in getting the bad guys
A collection of hacked emails from a high-ranking Kremlin official were published by the BBC, providing details of Russia's involvement with separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine.
This week In Case You Missed it looks at: £1.9 bn for UK cyber strategy; Hospital hacked; More NSA leaks; Fraud attack league; Directors' breach liability
The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords. The House of Lords did suggest some amendments to the bill, which means the bill will be thrown back to the House of Commons for a final 'look over', and is expected to become law by the end of 2016.
UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that the UK will invest up to £265 million to boost the defence of military cyber-systems
1.3m Australian Red Cross records leaked, exposing medical data
A Freedom of Information Request has unearthed the fact that for local councils, health and safety training is far more favoured than IT or data security.
The Police of the Czech Republic on Tuesday announced the arrest of an unnamed Russian citizen suspected of hacking US-based targets.
UK's first-ever director general for digital and media comes with an impressive background in cyber-security policy including a stint as director of cyber security and information assurance in the Cabinet Office.
As new laws limiting Russian officials from using non-approved software come into force next month, those contravening the regulations are warned they face being fired.
The African continent has seen an upsurge in cyber-attacks, particularly on telecommunications infrastructure and especially via DDoS, leading Kenya to set up a new Cyber Coordination Centre.
Following on from the Yarovaya Law, Russia's special security service, FSB (successor to the KGB), is to implement plans to achieve access to all internet traffic in the country, decrypted.
At the behest of a directive handed down by US intelligence officials, Yahoo built a custom software program in secret to dig through the emails of all of its customers.
A coalition of privacy organisations are suing the United States and its allies for involvement in a bulk data collection program, which they say violates the European Convention on Human Rights.
The Cabinet Office's Government Digital Service has mandated that all UK government agencies should be using HTTPS and DMARC to increase their online defences.
Google and Dropbox are the latest US tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.
An association of state officials has published an open letter that seeks to strengthen public confidence in the electoral process, in light of research that has raised questions about the security of voting machines.
The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.
The Lithuanian government has officially launched the country's National Cyber-Security Centre (NKSC) amid increased efforts by Eastern European countries to protect themselves against potential cyber-attacks.
Security engineer Matt Bryant posted details of North Korea's registered domains after a misconfigured nameserver revealed details.
Director of national intelligence James Clapper said there have been previous instances of Russian attempts to influence US elections going back to the 1960s.
Nic Scott discusses how the IP Bill will fundamentally change the relationship between UK citizens and the government.
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to go ahead with Chinese involvement despite previous concernsSeptember 15, 2016
Despite concerns over security from both the Prime Minister and one of her chiefs of staff, Hinkley Point C nuclear power station has been given a green light today for construction with backing from China.
Boss of GCHQ and the new NCSC has revealed plans that the spy agencies are planning to partner with UK ISPs to use DNS filtering to curb cyber-attacks.
An individual who self-identified as Guccifer 2.0 continues to deny reports by security firms that link the purported hacker or hacking group to Russian advanced persistent threat (APT) groups.
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