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'Privacy killer' CISPA is coming back, whether you like it or not

Dubbed a "privacy killer" by online activists, love it or hate it, the cyber-security CISPA bill will likely be brought into law—whether it's from the reintroduction of the bill by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, or President Obama issuing (yet another) executive order.

February 8, 2013

'Dirty lab' in Malvern to test SME security

A group of six security companies around Malvern has set up a 'dirty lab' to test computer security at small businesses.The Malvern Cyber Security Group, which has been part-funded by intelligence agency GCHQ, will simulate hacking attacks on SMEs, and stress test systems' malware defences, according to the BBC.

February 22, 2012 by

UK cyber strategy to 'join up' security efforts

The upcoming UK Cyber Security Strategy will aim to join up security efforts from the police, intelligence agencies, and industry, according to police and officials involved.The strategy, which has been pushed back to mid-October, will attempt to foster closer information-sharing relationships between GCHQ, the intelligence services, and industry groups, a senior police officer told ZDNet UK on Thursday.

September 30, 2011 by

Security expert criticises WSJ WikiLeaks rival

A whistleblower service launched by the Wall Street Journal does not provide adequate levels of privacy, according to a security expert.SafeHouse, which allows prospective whistleblowers to upload documents, does not enforce SSL encryption, according to security researcher Rik Ferguson of Trend Micro.

May 6, 2011 by

GCHQ tech sale discussions are 'at early stage'

The government has started discussions with its listening post about how GCHQ could sell products and services to the private sector, the intelligence agency has said.UK security minister Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones told the Commons Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday that the government was mulling the idea.

December 2, 2010 by

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