Children $170 million fine for Google’s YouTube collecting children’s data

Google, owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke …

Threats Privacy concerns dominate as FaceApp crosses 100 million installations

A large number of users and security experts from across the world have expressed concern over the privacy policies of …

News FTC issues £3.98 billion fine to Facebook in Cambridge Analytica ruling

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has decided to fine Facebook a massive $5 billion (£3.98 billion) for its role in …

China Chinese border guards installing spyware on tourists' smartphones

An alarming new report has revealed that Chinese border guards are forcibly installing a surveillance app on smartphones owned by …

Podcast #Web30: Has the internet been a force for good?

March 12 2019 marked the 30 year anniversary of the World Wide Web and it was around this time that …

Threats Nearly 30% of social media users are re-using same passwords across platforms

While there has been much coverage on traditional media platforms about the seriousness, or lack of, of social media sites …

News Over 80% of Britons want government regulation of Facebook

Over 80 percent of UK consumers believe Facebook should be regulated by the government not only because the platform isn't …

News Facebook intentionally and knowingly violated data privacy laws, says Government

The Government has observed that leading social media platforms such as Facebook have absolutely failed to prevent the dissemination of …

Information Security What should we be thinking about on National Privacy Day?

Sam Curry, chief security officer, Cybereason, says that on National Privacy Day we should not just think about the minimum …

Artificial Intelligence “Technology was supposed to enrich society but it’s disconnecting us from the real world”

Over coffees at London's Wellcome Collection, CISO Paul Watts shares his thoughts on leadership, kinesthetics, balancing risk and reward and …

Information Security How will cyber threats evolve in 2019?

From data breaches to elections, regulation to IoT, Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist, Thycotic, shares his thoughts on the top cyber security …

Threats Data transfers from EU to the UK could become complicated post-Brexit

The UK would no longer remain under the ambit of GDPR following the implementation of Brexit and may have to …