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Ex-military and security firms oppose Home Sec in WhatsApp crypto row

'We are in real trouble if we apply blunt weapons to this' UK government ministers calling for increased surveillance abilities in the wake of...

UK targets WhatsApp, encrypted messaging apps following London attack

The UK government has focused its attention on WhatsApp, claiming there should be "no place for terrorists to hide."

Big US companies pull YouTube ads after extremist content sparks uncertainty

(credit: Rego Korosi) The controversy surrounding Google and YouTube advertising and extremist content has spread across the pond.According to a Bloomberg report, some...

Amid boycott, Google changes ad policy to give advertisers more control

Enlarge (credit: Philippe Huguen/Getty Images) Last week, the UK government halted taxpayer-funded advertising on YouTube and Google because some of its ads appeared on extremist content.Today,...

UK government suspends YouTube ads after some appear on extremist videos

(credit: Rego Korosi) YouTube and Google have some explaining to do to the government of the United Kingdom.According to a report by UK...

UK government seeks stronger anti-laser strike laws through new bill

Enlarge (credit: Flickr Creative Commons/Dragonlasers) In the UK, people caught shining lasers at pilots and bus and train drivers will face harsher punishments...

Trustis to provide Vormetric Data Encryption Service from Thales on G-Cloud

Vormetric data encryption will be available as a service to the public sector on the Government’s new G-Cloud 8 Framework; Delivers a high assurance...

EU policy makers consider FRAND licensing of machine-generated data

Anonymised app data silos impede movement EU policy makers are considering introducing a new licensing regime for anonymised "machine-generated data". It is one of the options...

UK fails to gag press over ID of ex-spy at center...

EnlargeSpencer Platt/Getty Images reader comments 48 Share this story His name is now scribbled all over the Web, and the ex-MI6 man who...

GCHQ feeds first crop of infosec startups to Cyber Accelerator

Tech 'créche' will nurture firms to compete on the world stage The first infosec startups selected for the GCHQ Cyber Accelerator have been unveiled. The accelerator,...

UK Parliament suddenly remembers it wants to bone up cyber security...

Well, they did say it was a priority in 2010 The UK parliament launched an inquiry into cyber-security on Tuesday. The investigation by MPs and peers...

UK.gov state of the nation report: Infosec’s very important, mmmkay

Gov Secure Internet to be revamped, world still on brink of digital destruction, etc etc The UK government’s first annual report on the implementation of...