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Russian hackers attack White House

Russian hackers attack White House

Russia behind cyber-attack on White House - hackers have been in the system for months.

Government security initiatives: is the message getting through?

Government security initiatives: is the message getting through?

We need to see all results of government initiatives - both positive and negative - if industry, and especially SMEs are to act on them says Alan Carter.

Israeli political party's website defaced, possibly as part of #OpIsrael

Days after hacktivist collective Anonymous warned Israeli companies and websites that it would begin its annual cyber-attack campaign against the country on Tuesday, one Israeli political party's website was defaced.

Snapchat issues first transparency report, detailing almost 400 requests

Snapchat issues first transparency report, detailing almost 400 requests

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Snapchat issues transparancey data for 4 month period showing nearly 100 government data requests per month.

Airbus to build virtual reality cyber-centre for MoD

Airbus to build virtual reality cyber-centre for MoD

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Airbus Innovations Group has been awarded a £1.4 million contract to build a Virtual Cyber Centre of Operations (VCCO) for the military, with the aim of helping the MoD detect and respond to cyber-attacks.

Government bangs the drum for UK cyber-insurance

Government bangs the drum for UK cyber-insurance

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The British government has teamed up with the Royal Bank of Scotland and insurance broker Marsh to help develop the local cyber-insurance market, after its own report indicated that few businesses are covered in the event of a data breach.

Security agencies - increase powers, tech and oversight

Security agencies - increase powers, tech and oversight

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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond called for the security agencies to be given the powers and technology needed to match the foes they face - while subject to parliamentary oversight.

CIA to reorganise, create digital directorate

CIA to reorganise, create digital directorate

Reorganisation at the CIA will see the creation of a specialist digital directorate to enhance overseas spying operations.

Russia updates its IT security strategy in reaction to current tensions

Russia updates its IT security strategy in reaction to current tensions

Russia says it is revising its policies to help prevent information warfare, identity-theft and cyber-fraud.

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