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  • January 22, 2021 22 Jan'21

    ICO resumes adtech investigation

    The UK Information Commissioner’s Office was criticised for ending its investigation into alleged malpractice in advertising technology, but has now resumed its probe

  • January 22, 2021 22 Jan'21

    Sepa data leaks as agency resists ransom demands

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is resisting extortion demands from a ransomware gang, but has suffered a data leak in retaliation

  • January 22, 2021 22 Jan'21

    Google threatens to cut off Australia

    Google’s threat to end its Australian Search operation comes in the face of new legislation that would force it to pay media publishers for news content

  • January 21, 2021 21 Jan'21

    Immigration exemption in data protection law faces further legal challenge

    Human rights groups set to take legal challenge against immigration exemption to Court of Appeal on the basis that everyone, regardless of their nationality or residence, should have their fundamental rights and freedoms protected as stated in the ...

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  • 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: Robert Carolina, Royal Holloway, on trust and ethics

    Robert Carolina, executive director of the Institute for Cyber Security Innovation, Royal Holloway, University of London, talks about the importance of trust and ethics in a digital world

  • CW500 video: Robert Bond on trust and ethics in a digital world

    In this CW500 video interview, Robert Bond, head of data protection & cyber security Laws Group, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP talks about the importance of trust and ethics in a digital world

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