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  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Iranian cyber espionage highlights human element

    State-backed hackers in Iran have reportedly upped efforts to compromise US officials’ email accounts using phishing scams

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  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Ofcom tells ISPs to be upfront about better broadband deals

    Telecoms regulator is rolling out a range of measures to make the broadband market serve the interests of consumers better

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Australia passes controversial encryption law

    Arguments continue over law that requires companies to work with government agencies to ensure that encrypted communications can be read if a crime is suspected

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    CIO interview: Mayank Prakash, CDIO, DWP

    Outgoing DWP chief digital and information officer Mayank Prakash looks at challenges and accomplishments during his time at the department, and talks about finishing the roll out of Universal Credit

  • December 13, 2018 13 Dec'18

    ICO and government help UK businesses prepare for no-deal Brexit

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the government are providing guidance for UK businesses, particularly SMEs, on how to prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit

  • December 13, 2018 13 Dec'18

    Machine identity protection development gets funding boost

    Cyber security firm Venafi has launched a development fund aimed at accelerating the delivery of protection for machine identities