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Industry reaction: UK cyber-security strategy

Industry reaction: UK cyber-security strategy

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Reaction to the government's new cyber-security strategy - a bold new plan to bolster the UK's cyber-defences - has been welcomed by tindustry, but with reservation.

'Hackable' Apple watches banned from government Cabinet meetings

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Ministers have been banned from wearing Apple watches - and presumably any other sort of 'smart' watch or device - during Cabinet meetings in an overabundance of caution over hacking attacks.

ICYMI:Seagate, DGSE, CREST and the NSA, Google encryption shaming and the NAO wags its finger at the cabinet

ICYMI:Seagate, DGSE, CREST and the NSA, Google encryption shaming and the NAO wags its finger at the cabinet

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This week: Hackers hit Seagate, French confirmation of foreign hacking, CREST takes the reins from the NSA, Google starts encryption shaming and NAO criticises cabinet office Infosec

[Updated] NAO slams Cabinet Office for lack of leadership in information security

[Updated] NAO slams Cabinet Office for lack of leadership in information security

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A fresh report from the National Audit Office says the Cabinet Office has failed to get to grips with information security across government departments.

Labour leadership contender Owen Smith fails simplest of security tests

Labour leadership contender Owen Smith fails simplest of security tests

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Aside from the Labour party's internal struggles and bitter upcoming leadership election, it seems the two candidates are both pretty bad at security

Corbyn announces digital 'bill of rights'

Corbyn announces digital 'bill of rights'

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The leader of the Labour party has announced his intention to draw up a digital bill of rights, installing a constitutional settlement for online privacy for UK citizens

US government accuses Hinkley point partner of nuclear espionage

US government accuses Hinkley point partner of nuclear espionage

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Major partners in the controversial nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point have been accused in American courts of attempting to steal US nuclear technology.

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