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QuSecure launches industry-first 'quantum security as a service'
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cyber security

QuSecure launches industry-first 'quantum security as a service'

The post-quantum cyber security solution is targeted at enterprises and ‌government entities
20 May 2022
BT and Toshiba address QKD concerns with new trial
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BT and Toshiba address QKD concerns with new trial

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) previously raised concerns of potential attacks
27 Apr 2022
Encryption battle plays out in Australian Parliament
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Encryption battle plays out in Australian Parliament

The opposition said that the government is “addicted to secrecy”
20 Apr 2022
What is Microsoft Pluton?
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Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
5 Apr 2022
Breaking end-to-end encryption would do more harm than good, warn IT professionals
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Breaking end-to-end encryption would do more harm than good, warn IT professionals

Two-thirds of IT specialists said restricting the use of this technology would have a negative impact on protecting society
29 Mar 2022
Avast to acquire identity services provider SecureKey
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cyber security

Avast to acquire identity services provider SecureKey

The acquisition will add to Avast’s privacy-focused identity product and services portfolio
24 Mar 2022
IBM launches multi-cloud key management service
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IBM launches multi-cloud key management service

Unified Key Orchestrator will control keys on cloud and on-premises environments
24 Mar 2022
How to secure business printers
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How to secure business printers

Your office printer is a juicy target for hackers, so what can you do to secure it?
17 Mar 2022
Encryption software market to hit $22.1 billion by 2026
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Encryption software market to hit $22.1 billion by 2026

The IT and telecommunications industries are expected to drive the demand
8 Mar 2022
How to encrypt files and folders in Windows 10
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How to encrypt files and folders in Windows 10

Here’s how to make your sensitive data unreadable to prying eyes
23 Feb 2022
100 million Samsung Galaxy devices vulnerable to cryptographic key hack
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encryption

100 million Samsung Galaxy devices vulnerable to cryptographic key hack

Widespread flaws in hardware-backed key management could enable hackers to bypass FIDO2 authentication
23 Feb 2022
FBI urges Olympic athletes to leave personal devices at home due to cyber risk
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Security

FBI urges Olympic athletes to leave personal devices at home due to cyber risk

The organisation has warned that threat actors could use a broad range of cyber activities, including DDoS or ransomware attacks, to disrupt the event
1 Feb 2022
White House issues memorandum to bolster national security systems
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White House issues memorandum to bolster national security systems

Agencies must now implement multi-factor authentication within 180 days, along with encryption for data at rest and in transit
20 Jan 2022
IOC defends China Olympics app after 'devastating flaw' revealed
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Security

IOC defends China Olympics app after 'devastating flaw' revealed

The app may even be breaking Google and Apple’s app store policies when it comes to privacy, according to Citizen Lab
19 Jan 2022
The government’s anti-encryption campaign shows it’s learned nothing from the war on drugs
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The government’s anti-encryption campaign shows it’s learned nothing from the war on drugs

Criminalisation has almost always backfired through history, pushing illicit materials further into the hands of criminals
18 Jan 2022
US adds dozen Chinese tech companies to trade blacklist
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Policy & legislation

US adds dozen Chinese tech companies to trade blacklist

Decision was made due to concerns China could use the enterprises to break US encryption
25 Nov 2021
Meta delays product-wide end-to-end encryption rollout until 2023
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Meta delays product-wide end-to-end encryption rollout until 2023

The company wants to 'take its time' to implement the technology in a way that both protects privacy and prevents exposure to online harms
22 Nov 2021
Why the NCSC and telecoms firms are at loggerheads over quantum key distribution
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Why the NCSC and telecoms firms are at loggerheads over quantum key distribution

In the face of mixed messages between the public and private sector, should businesses be wary of jumping on the bandwagon?
22 Nov 2021
What should we do about encrypted messaging apps?
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What should we do about encrypted messaging apps?

From WhatsApp to Telegram to Signal, the growth in use of end-to-end encryption messaging apps is soaring. But do their positives outweigh the risks o…
15 Nov 2021
What is end-to-end encryption and why is everyone fighting over it?
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What is end-to-end encryption and why is everyone fighting over it?

End-to-end encryption is considered one of the best ways to protect user data, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea
29 Oct 2021
UK gov must act now to regulate Facebook, says whistleblower
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Policy & legislation

UK gov must act now to regulate Facebook, says whistleblower

Frances Haugen told members of the Online Safety Bill committee that the social network "is closing the door on us being able to act”
26 Oct 2021
BlackMatter ransomware victims reclaim data using secret decryptor
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BlackMatter ransomware victims reclaim data using secret decryptor

Emsisoft discovered a critical flaw in the ransomware that allowed them to help victims recover their files
25 Oct 2021
Australian Federal Police plots "aggressive" cyber division following law change
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Australian Federal Police plots "aggressive" cyber division following law change

New powers allow law enforcement to launch disruptive operations and collect data on suspected criminals
25 Oct 2021