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'Snooper's Charter' and cyber-security get royal seal of approval in Queen's Speech

'Snooper's Charter' and cyber-security get royal seal of approval in Queen's Speech

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.

TeslaCrypt ransomware hackers caught using Angler EK and Tor

TeslaCrypt ransomware hackers caught using Angler EK and Tor

Angler exploit kit use in TeslaCrypt ransomware signals new trend in blackmailing malware

NSA chief calls for cyber-cooperation, still supports encryption

NSA chief calls for cyber-cooperation, still supports encryption

Michael S Rogers, the Chief of the US Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, has called for international cooperation on cyber-crime, and says that the Internet cannot be ruled by one governing body.

Features

ICYMI: Tea-loving hackers, Venom flaw and overworked CISOs

ICYMI: Tea-loving hackers, Venom flaw and overworked CISOs

This week's ICYMI column looks at a tea shop data breach, analysis on the Venom flaw and concerns over 'burnt-out' security professionals.

ICYMI: WordPress XSS flaw, costly breaches & the return of Snooper's Charter

ICYMI: WordPress XSS flaw, costly breaches & the return of Snooper's Charter

The latest ICYMI column looks at the latest WordPress XSS flaw, costly data breaches and the return of the controversial "Snooper's Charter".

ICYMI: Lenovo MiTM bug, 'hero' Snowden & cyber-insurance trust

ICYMI: Lenovo MiTM bug, 'hero' Snowden & cyber-insurance trust

This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column looks at the latest Lenovo flaw, Edward Snowden's standing in the UK, trust in cyber-insurance and a new version of TorrentLocker.

Opinion

Securing the contact centre from the inside out

Securing the contact centre from the inside out

Matthew Bryars, CEO of Aeriandi, analyses the threat of insider fraud and what contact centres can do to minimise risk

'The best defence is a good offence' in evolving security, networking market

'The best defence is a good offence' in evolving security, networking market

Dieter Lott discusses the security and networking solutions market and how organisations should be adopting a new proactive approach to security breaches given that IT infrastructure is in a constant state of change.

Teach children to hack ethically to save them from dark side

Teach children to hack ethically to save them from dark side

Teach children to code and, yes, even to hack so they learn about the power and potential perils of the internet, says Nick Banks.