A recent decision by the European Commission has granted the UK the "adequacy" status needed for international data transfers to be considered legal under the terms of the GDPR.
U.K. government is starting cyber security reviews on Huawei amid U.S. trade sanctions to measure its potential for espionage using 5G infrastructure as a backdoor.
Not only do companies need to take data protection seriously under GDPR, schools and other educational establishments also had to make major changes to stay in line with the new regulations.
GCHQ is being taken to task for a mass surveillance program first revealed by the Snowden leak, marking the first ruling against the UK government of this nature.
Democracy is at risk from companies like Facebook that behave like digital gangsters. And, in fact, there are many similarities between Facebook’s behavior and recent violations and the way that “traditional gangsters” act.
Huawei has made “no material progress” on addressing Huawei cybersecurity flaws discovered a year ago. Recent HCSEC study shows Huawei cybersecurity practices are untrustworthy and present high risk to the UK for large 5G network build-outs.
Tech companies and civic organizations signed an open letter to stop GCHQ proposal to insert government or law enforcement officials into encrypted chats.
UK data protection watchdog argues that personal data has monetary value and wants powers to seize assets for criminal cases, including data, under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).
The 21st of June 2017 saw UK’s Queen Elizabeth give what is generally known as ‘The Queen’s Speech’ in which Her Majesty gave some insights into just how seriously the UK government is taking issues of online privacy and data protection.
Connected devices will soon be subject to new IoT security laws, with California taking the lead and requiring devices to have “reasonable security features” and U.K. draft law requires devices to have cyber security features labeled on package.