The FBI is reported to have raided the house of a second whistle-blower who was leaking sensitive agency documents to the media.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, widely-recognised as the inventor of the World Wide Web, has claimed that the UK's electronic surveillance and oversight body GCHQ is trying to become more transparent on spying.
Lawers and accountants are identified as weak liinks in the cyber security chain when it comes to holding high value confidential data without adequate safeguards.
In a double boost for the UK's cyber security, London's Met Police has launched a new cyber-crime and fraud team called Falcon, while the Government has pumped £2.5 million into protecting the critical national infrastructure from cyber-attacks, with security firm Thales playing a role.
EU vs Google: the data privacy battle continues...
The British government will demand that all its suppliers comply with the five cyber security requirements set out by the Cyber Essentials scheme from October 1.
The FBI: we have your facial and fingerprint templates on file...
Business secretary Vince Cable has launched a new £4 million government competition to help the UK's small cyber security businesses find new ways to combat the cyber threat.
In a new twist to the US Government's claim that it has the right to access data held on Microsoft servers in Dublin, British MP's emails are now revealled to be among data that could be seized.
Nato cyber defence policy to declare that a cyber attack on any one member country is an attack on them all.
Cyber-warfare is so new that the 'ground-rules' are still being established. After the 2007 APT cyber-attack on Estonia, Nato created a cyber-defence centre and the Tallinn Manual ensued. Nazan Osman provides an overview of some of the CCDCOE's and manual's conclusions
Six Masters degree courses in cyber security to be certified by GCHQ, the highly controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers bill is passed and more security news.
From October 2014 many UK public sector information handling projects will require contractors to be Cyber Essentials certified. Tony Morbin looks at how the scheme works, its aims, implementation, shortcomings and potential next steps
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Kaspersky Lab claims to have identified a highly targeted spear phishing campaign that picks on high profile victims - including government, military, law enforcement agencies and embassies.
The British government has kicked-off a £2 million contest to find new ways to protect the Ministry of Defence (MoD) computer systems from cyber-attacks using automated threat response.
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The UK's National Crime Agency has formed a new partnership with the government's Cyber Streetwise campaign after new figures from the Office of National Statistics revealed that there were 10,731 adult victims of cyber-crime last year.
Microsoft has won the European Commission's support as it battles in court to prevent the US Government getting hold of one of its customer's emails, stored at its Dublin data centre.
The US government is being questioned over its involvement in several cyber-attacks against the Turkish government, which were reportedly carried out by hacker turned FBI informant Hector Xavier Monsegur.