The Queen's Speech today confirms government plans to push on through with the Draft Communications Bill, otherwise known as 'Snooper's Charter', while also endeavouring to monitor online terrorist communication and keep citizens safe from cyber-attacks.
The controversial 'Snooper's Charter' surveillance law could be fast-tracked now that the Conservative political party has formed a majority government in the House of Commons.
The new government needs a new cyber-security policy as a priority - with sufficient resources - and drawn up by people with a good understanding of the issues, says Raimund Genes.
London-specific threat intelligence is to be provided to businesses in the capital, possibly as early as next month, via an innovative independent body combining the police, government and the private sector, instigated by the Mayor's office.
With online voting in the UK yet to reach its full potential for the forthcoming election, many still doubt the security of systems claiming to be robust enough for a full, nationwide online vote.
Estonia has assembled a volunteer army of hundreds of civilian computer experts who are committed to defending their nation against cyber-attack
Now in its 20th year, the event's theme is "Intelligent Security: Protect. Detect. Respond. Recover."
Cyber-insurance is the new go-to for large corporations trying to defend themselves from data breaches, but the UK is lagging behind - and that is something the government wants to fix.
Technology can't replace the value of online safety education, the key to keeping kids out of predators' paths, panelists shared.
Panelists discussed cyber-espionage and intellectual property theft affecting companies and steps the private and public sector must take to curb the threat.
Government demands for back doors cryptography are ratcheting up discord with cryptographers, according to RSA panelists.
Sharing of industry and government data, collated centrally to create a cyber-threat weather map is now underway in the US, with threat indicators being issued.
Public-private partnerships in cyber-security are needed with governments helping protect their private sector from cyber-espionage - as demonstrated in Finland and Israel
As Russia moves to strengthen state control over the internet in Russia, commercial concerns are anxious that any telco or ISP could be acquired.
Russia behind cyber-attack on White House - hackers have been in the system for months.
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.
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 transparancey data for 4 month period showing nearly 100 government data requests per month.
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