UK urges to disconnect Chinese security cameras in government buildings

The British government banned the installation of Chinese-linked security cameras at sensitive facilities due to security risks. Reuters reports that the British government ordered its departments to stop installing Chinese security cameras at sensitive buildings due to security risks. The Government has ordered departments to disconnect the camera from core networks and to consider removing […]

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UK NCSC govt agency is scanning the Internet for flawed devices in the UK

The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) announced that is scanning all Internet-exposed devices hosted in the UK for vulnerabilities. The United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is scanning all Internet-exposed devices hosted in the United Kingdom for vulnerabilities. The UK agency aims at secure these devices reporting the discovered vulnerabilities to their owners. […]

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Go-Ahead cyberattack might derail UK public transport services

One of the UK’s largest public transport operators, Go-Ahead Group, has fallen victim to a cyberattack. The Go-Ahead Group, which connects people across its bus and rail networks, reported it was “managing a cyber security incident” after “unauthorized activity” was detected on its network. This type of cyber strike on the UK’s transport system isn’t […]

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Clearview fine: The unacceptable face of modern surveillance

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued its third largest ever fine of £7.5m. It was imposed on Clearview AI, the controversial facial recognition company that has already been on the wrong end of similar decisions from regulators in Italy, France and Australia. Clearview collected more than 20 billion images of people’s faces from […]

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Reuters: Russia-linked APT behind Brexit leak website

Russia-linked threat actors are behind a new website that published leaked emails from leading proponents of Britain’s exit from the EU, the Reuters reported. According to a Google cybersecurity official and the former head of UK foreign intelligence, the “Very English Coop d’Etat” website was set up to publish private emails from Brexit supporters, including […]

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How to navigate GDPR complexity

There’s been a lot of turbulence in the data privacy regulation space in the past couple of years. Post Brexit, there was a risk for the UK to be digitally isolated from the EU. For the moment, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been kept in UK law as the UK GDPR, and the […]

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