Artificial Intelligence AI could help solve the privacy problems it has created

The stunning successes of artificial intelligence would not have happened without the availability of massive amounts of data, whether its …

Artificial Intelligence From robodebt to racism: what can go wrong when governments let algorithms make the...

Algorithmic decision-making has enormous potential to do good. From identifying priority areas for first response after an earthquake hits, to …

Cyber security With the increase in remote work, businesses need to protect themselves against cyber attacks

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown have forever changed how we socialise and conduct business. More and more, our personal …

Artificial Intelligence Does your AI discriminate?

Women leaders like New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and San Francisco Mayor London Breed are receiving recognition for their quick action in the face of …

Cyber crime The coronavirus pandemic moved life online – a surge in website defacing followed

One consequence of the public’s compliance with social distancing and quarantines during the COVID-19 pandemic is a sharp decline in most …

Women in technology The lack of women in cyber security leaves the online world at greater risk

Women are highly underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. In 2017, women’s share in the U.S. cybersecurity field was 14%, compared …

Cyber warfare Government cybersecurity commission calls for international cooperation, resilience and retaliation

The global commons are under assault in cyberspace. Ransomware attacks, including North Korea’s WannaCry and Russia’s NotPetya, have disrupted vital medical services and …

Apps UK coronavirus app expert verdict: strong privacy protection and added benefits

The UK has started trialling an app to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by alerting people if they have come into …

Privacy Zoom security: I’ve researched problems with video conferencing for years – here’s what you...

The video conferencing app Zoom gained about 2 million new users in the first two months of 2020 – and …

Ransomware Deal with ransomware the way police deal with hostage situations

When faced with a ransomware attack, a person or company or government agency finds its digital data encrypted by an unknown person, …

Data privacy Mobile phone data is useful in coronavirus battle. But are people protected enough?

Tracking people infected with COVID-19 has become an important weapon in global responses to combatting the virus. Through the use …

Surveillance Coronavirus: location-tracking apps could stop the disease – here’s how

Nearly half of the world’s population is now locked down in their homes to avoid spreading the coronavirus. With a …