The UK government has launched a voluntary Code of Practice for internet-connected devices.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued Heathrow Airport with a £120,000 fine for failing to protect personal data after a member of the public found a USB stick lost by an employee in October last year.
The security of the Internet of Things (IoT) is a source of growing concern.
Alphabet-owned Jigsaw has released Intra, an app designed to bypass blocks on sites imposed by repressive governments.
Companies are “highly unlikely” to be hit with a full GDPR fine for software bugs that are exploited by hackers, says data protection expert Tom Martin.
A new UK digital services tax (DST) could be brought in after the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond spoke of “insisting that the global internet giants contribute fairly to funding our public services”.
Facebook’s security breach, which saw profiles of up to 50 million users exposed, could see the company face a fine of up to $1.6bn under EU data protection laws.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk, accusing him of securities fraud.
Belgium’s Ministry of Defence plans to sue Google for failing to act on its requests to blur satellite images of military sites.
Facebook is using data not directly provided by users to create targeted ads, potentially breaching General Data Protection privacy laws.
UK Corporation tax cut of at least 2% is coming, making the UK the country with the lowest corporate tax rate in the G20, according to Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Bloomberg in New York yesterday.
US tech giants told Congress that they would support a federal data privacy law to protect consumer data, as long as it didn’t stifle creativity and innovation.
This week is National Inclusion Week, an annual UK event promoting inclusion, diversity and equality in the workplace.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has handed the United Kingdom’s first formal General Data Protection Regulation notice to a Canadian firm linked to Cambridge Analytica, the firm behind the Facebook data scandal, according to the BBC.
The “wild west” of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin must be regulated to protect consumers, MPs on the UK Government’s Treasury Select Committee have urged.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution supporting a ban on the development and use of killer robots.
The role of Twitter bots, or automated Twitter accounts, in shaping public opinion is a pressing issue in modern politics.
Predictions about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the future of work have ranged from widespread job displacement to booming job creation.
The European Court of Justice is going head-to-head with Google over the controversial ‘right to be forgotten’ – an individual’s right to have their personal information removed from a search engine’s results.
On 12 September, the European Parliament will vote on a new EU Copyright Directive, which aims to update the 17-year-old copyright regulations of all the current EU member states.
UK national security threats have increased in scale, diversity and complexity, yet a recent investigation by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the failure of the UK’s security vetting provider to process applications on time could affect the government’s ability to respond to such events.
The Labour Party’s ongoing anti-Semitism crisis threatens to undo the progress that the party made in the 2017 general election.
There is a “real danger to humanity” if there is no ban on so-called killer robots, says professor of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics Noel Sharkey.
In what has been described as a week of “madness” by Malcolm Turnbull, the now former-Prime Minister of Australia was ousted from his position as leader of the Liberal Party, and replaced by his former Treasurer Scott Morrison.
The much-publicised General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has now been in force for nearly three months.
Leading international affairs think tank Chatham House has urged governments to establish regulatory frameworks that will enable the second phase of the ongoing energy transformation to flourish.
Nearly a third of organisations in Europe are still not prepared for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), despite regulations coming in three months ago.
A leading cybersecurity expert has called for clarity from the Trump administration after it reportedly abolished an Obama-era directive that restricted when the US government can deploy cyber weapons against adversaries.
The proposed Australia encryption law that would compel technology firms to provide a backdoor to encrypted data for government agencies has been criticised for undermining online safety.
Regardless of how you feel about Donald Trump’s leadership abilities, the President of the United States is a hot topic.