Effective 25 May, 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, commonly called GDPR, will become not only the law of the land in Europe but across the globe.
The government is reviewing transport laws to take account of automated vehicles and may introduce specific new criminal offences to deal with interference, which would include vehicle hacking.
The not for profit bug bounty hunters of Open Bug Bounty recently announced its number of recorded bug bounties had reached 100,000 and it had completed the revision of its internal process to comply with ISO 29147 standards.
US President Donald Trump signed into law the US National Defence Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2018, which prohibits US federal use of products and services from Russian-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab.
Three US Senators have introduced a bill that would require jail time for corporate executives who do not notify consumers of a breach within 30 days.
More than half of all Uber riders and drivers in the UK were impacted by the ride-sharing company's data breach that was revealed last week.
A group of UK MPs has beseeched Prime Minister Theresa May to block the extradition of hacker Lauri Love to the US, saying they fear for his mental health.
There has been speculation about the impact of incoming GDPR on government schemes that monitise the data of citizens given to them for the delivery of a service, which is then sold on without the data owner's consent.
A forthcoming policy framework from the EU will declare that cyber-attacks from hostile actors can be considered an act of war that under the most serious of circumstances justifies a response with conventional weapons.
Dutch moves to strengthen the powers of its state authorities leads Mozilla to propose excluding Dutch CAs from its trust list - could form part of a wider undermining of trust in the Internet
GDPR is built on the assumption that people are better prepared than they are, so we will fail to comply, therefore take a risk-based approach and focus on the things that matter.
Acting on concerns that Russian company Kaspersky Lab has connections to cyber-espionage activities, the US government has banned the use of Kaspersky Lab security software.
Two US judges rule against Microsoft Ireland decision in cases pitting Google against DOJ
The law could offer sweeping internet censorship powers to the government.