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
Experts are claiming the Investigatory Powers (IP Bill) and Digital Economy (DEB) Bills could hurt the UK economy.
Google and Dropbox are the latest US tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.
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.
Nic Scott discusses how the IP Bill will fundamentally change the relationship between UK citizens and the government.
A group of data protection experts gathered this morning in central Edinburgh to discuss the next steps for data protection in Scotland and agreed that we should all be preparing diligently for the GDPR.
China has signaled an interest in a global approach to developing the country's cyber-security standards for foreign technology companies.
Approved last week, the European Commission has formally adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement as a legal route to tranfer personal data from the EU to the US.
The long-besieged Privacy Shield agreement proposed by US and European officials faces a new round of challenges following recent decisions by the US Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court and the Supreme Court.
In a declassified ruling, a federal judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) ruled that the FBI's search of Americans' emails without a warrant during criminal investigations is not contradictory to the Constitution or the FISA Amendments Act.
Fundamental concerns remain over what is described as a lack of clarity in the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, with calls from industry bodies for earlier recommendations to be implemented.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at; Investigatory Powers Bill; TalkTalk woes continue; EBay exploit unfixed; EU-US Privacy Shield agreed; Malwarebytes apologises for flaw.
A last minute agreement on EU-US Safe Harbour transatlantic data transfers has been announced, but civil liberties objections are expected by those who believe initial concerns are not fully addressed.
ICYMI: €50 m cyber-fraud; Codoso back; MS/US gov clash; Adultery extortionists; Apple's encryption keyJanuary 29, 2016
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at €50 m aeroplane cyber-fraud; Chinese cyber-espionage returns; MS resists US claim on data; Extortion of Ashley Maddison members; Apple iCloud Backup insecure.
The European Parliament has approved its report, Towards a Digital Single Market Act, with cyber-security a major concern. We speak to Estonian MEP Kaja Kallas.
Europe's data protection bodies will meet on 2 February on the data-transfer void left when Safe Harbour was ruled invalid by EU's Court of Justice in October.
Defending the proposed 'Snooper's charter', Home Secretary Theresa May insisted the UK doesn't conduct mass surveillance, supports encryption and is introducing 'world-leading' legislation.
As authorities in the US press for weakening encryption standards, the Netherlands government came out in support of encryption technologies.
China's legislature approved an anti-terrorism law that was opposed by business groups, President Obama, and human rights organisations.
A suspension clause has been inserted into the proposed replacement of the Safe Harbour arrangement that would authorise the EU to suspend transfers should it suspect the US of not doing enough to guarantee the privacy of individuals' personal information.
After the Paris shootings, France hastily passed emergency terror legislation to extend a state of emergency for three months and expands the government's law enforcement's broad surveillance powers.
Europe's police agency, Europol, is getting new powers to combat terrorism, cyber-crime and other cross-border threats, after more than 440 people were killed in terrorist attacks last month, including the Paris attacks.
Germany is stepping up its efforts to improve data and information security in the country and within the EU, drafting a German IT Security Act to clamp down on foreign surveillance activities.
Government to drop contentious proposals in its revised draft Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act due to be published by the Home Office on Wednesday.
The US congress just passed into law The Cyber-security Information Sharing Act, also known as CISA, in the last couple of days.
With the Senate's opinion and vote solidified on the Cyber Information Sharing Act (CISA), most everyone weighed in with their thoughts via press release, Twitter and broad forum discussions.
In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): GCHQ advises on passwords; Jihadi cabinet attack 'avoidable'; CERT UK aids Dridex targets; Data jurisdiction dispute; Multi-vendor ATM malware
The Diplomatic Council is calling for more transparency regarding government surveillance across the world.
Fears of western technology sending information to intelligence services is encouraging Russia to consider banning hi-tech imports, but concerns include WTO fines - and ability to source local alternatives.
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