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  • October 15, 2018 15 Oct'18

    Tech companies should not be under legal duty to remove terrorist material, says watchdog

    The internet should not be a safe place for terrorists, but making it compulsory for technology companies to trawl for radical content risks interfering with the rights of innocent people, says Max Hill QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism ...

  • October 15, 2018 15 Oct'18

    Good data governance is good business

    Organisations are failing to understand the importance of getting their data relationship with customers right and seeing the business opportunities that it enables, an industry analyst warns

  • October 15, 2018 15 Oct'18

    Cost of WannaCry attack to NHS set at £92m

    Department for Health and Social Care estimates the immediate cost of the May 2017 WannaCry attack on the NHS was £92m, and says it will have spent about £275m on improvements to its cyber security infrastructure by the end of 2021

  • October 15, 2018 15 Oct'18

    IoT firms sign up to UK security code of practice

    Internet of things technology firms have begun signing up to a UK code of practice to strengthen the security of internet-connected devices. The code is expected to form the basis of an international standard

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  • Video: Lauri Love – why we need volunteers to fight malware

    Lauri Love talks to Computer Weekly about plans to collaborate with others to tackle malware and use cryptocurrencies to create new ways for businesses to work

  • Lauri Love: how reformed hackers halted the WannaCry virus

    Lauri Love presents a compelling story of the WannaCry malware that nearly brought down the NHS, and the behind the scenes work of former hackers, and security researchers that helped to prevent lives being lost. Love is facing extradition to the US after allegedly taking part in a hacking protest over the death of internet pioneer Aaron Swartz, who faced jail for using a hidden computer to downloading academic journals at MIT.

  • CW500 video interview: Dan Taylor, NHS Digital

    The NHS Digital head of security speaks to Computer Weekly about the lessons learnt from the latest cyber attacks

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