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Terrorism and technology: Exploring Amber Rudd’s comments on encryption

Dr Andrew Whiting, Lecturer in Security Studies at Birmingham City University, responds to Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s comments that strong encryption is "completely unacceptable",...
smart city

An open source cityscape

A smart city is a sensitive city, positions Katie Foster, Director, International Marketing, GitHub. When we talk about smart cities we view them as an...
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UK government seeks access to Whatsapp

After the terror attacks last Wednesday in the Capital City of London, the UK government is fighting for more access to the social media...
NASA software

NASA releases updated open source software bundle including testing tools

US space organisation, NASA, has now released its 2017-2018 software catalogue available for members of the public to freely use, without any copyright fees. Catalogue...
Canada hacked

Hackers exploit software bug and breach Canadian government agency site

As a precautionary measure, Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline to deal with unspecified "internet vulnerability," later revealed to be related to the...

CMA secures better deal for cloud storage users

Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have committed to providing cloud storage users with fairer contracts, following action taken by the CMA. Complying with consumer law These three...
chatbot UK

Think tank reports: as many as 250,000 public sector jobs set to be replaced...

Artificially intelligent (AI) chatbots could soon replace up to 90% of the UK government’s administrative staff, saving taxpayers billions and streamlining efficient services. According to...
UK statistics cyber crime

New national statistics report shows over 5m fraud and computer misuse offences in 2016

New figures from the Office of National Statistic’s ‘Crime in England and Wales: year ending Sept 2016’ report, showed an estimated 6.2 million incidents...
cybersecurity UK

UK begins ‘national security in a digital world’ inquiry

The UK government has pledged that it will treat a national cyber attack as seriously as a conventional attack. The second National Cyber Security Strategy...
F35 software bug

Calls for more comprehensive testing of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Programme

The US Defense Department’s Director of Combat Testing, Michael Gilmore has called for the incoming Trump administration to “rigorously and comprehensively review” Lockheed Martin...

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