surveillance

US to ban surveillance software exports to authoritarian governments
Security cameras on the side of a building
cyber security

US to ban surveillance software exports to authoritarian governments

Commerce dept to prevent US companies from selling tools to hack people
21 Oct 2021
AWS makes its Panorama Appliance generally available
Amazon Web Services logo on a white background
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS makes its Panorama Appliance generally available

The device helps increase quality control, optimize supply chains, and enhance consumer experiences
21 Oct 2021
Eagle Eye Networks announces new editions of Cloud VMS
cameras on pole
Security

Eagle Eye Networks announces new editions of Cloud VMS

The editions are suitable for small, medium, and large businesses
20 Oct 2021
Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS
A photograph of the Synology DVA3221
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS

This surveillance solution is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools
22 Jul 2021
Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo
The front and rear of the Qnap QGD-3014-16PT
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo

A smart partnership of NAS appliance and PoE switch well suited to surveillance duties
25 May 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Should companies spy on their employees?
The IT Pro Podcast: Should companies spy on their employees?
privacy

The IT Pro Podcast: Should companies spy on their employees?

Where’s the line between security and surveillance?
7 May 2021
How to build a Raspberry Pi security camera
CCTV
Hardware

How to build a Raspberry Pi security camera

Build your own cut-price surveillance equipment
14 Feb 2020
Synology DVA3219 review: An ideal CCTV system
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3219 review: An ideal CCTV system

A smart surveillance solution with clever video analytics tools
28 Nov 2019
Congress probes Cambridge Analytica-linked firm
data protection

Congress probes Cambridge Analytica-linked firm

Congress wants to know whether it's collecting data from apps or using data brokers
2 Jul 2018
UK oversight bodies 'were not aware' of spies' data-sharing
Policy & legislation

UK oversight bodies 'were not aware' of spies' data-sharing

Privacy International finds documents alleging widespread GCHQ data-sharing occurred without safeguards
18 Oct 2017
EnGenius EL-EWS1025CAM review
Server Message Block (SMB)

EnGenius EL-EWS1025CAM review

A clever hybrid IP camera that combines video surveillance with a wireless AP and support for EnGenius’ Neutron WLAN meshing
9 Oct 2017
Gov accuses Whatsapp of creating security 'black hole'
data protection

Gov accuses Whatsapp of creating security 'black hole'

Gov ramps up pressure on app to hand over encrypted messages - report
22 Sep 2017
Axis M1065-LW review
Server Message Block (SMB)

Axis M1065-LW review

It’s pricey, but this little 1080p camera simply won’t be beaten for video quality and surveillance features
13 Sep 2017
D-Link Vigilance DCS-4602EV review
Server Message Block (SMB)

D-Link Vigilance DCS-4602EV review

A very affordable outdoor IP camera that’s built like a tank, though image quality is merely adequate
12 Sep 2017
The government needs to abandon its war on WhatsApp
Security

The government needs to abandon its war on WhatsApp

Encryption might seem like an easy target, but mess with it at your peril
27 Mar 2017
Big Data surveillance 'risks public's privacy'
public sector

Big Data surveillance 'risks public's privacy'

Commissioner looks to limit use of CCTV
14 Mar 2017
WikiLeaks files expose alleged CIA hacking tools
Security

WikiLeaks files expose alleged CIA hacking tools

CIA's tools can break into any kind of operating system, smart device or digital machine
8 Mar 2017
Would you let your boss track your tone of voice and mood?
surveillance

Would you let your boss track your tone of voice and mood?

Tracking tools by Humanyze are in use at British firms, raising concerns about in-office surveillance
16 Jan 2017
GCHQ VoIP software can be used to eavesdrop
Snooping
News

GCHQ VoIP software can be used to eavesdrop

The backdoor could allow agents, employers or third parties to listen in on conversations
22 Jan 2016
Adaptive Mobile reveals hacker holes in mobile networks
hacking

Adaptive Mobile reveals hacker holes in mobile networks

The flaws can be used by malicious actors maliciously and governments to carry out large-scale attacks and surveillance operations
16 Oct 2015
Gov denies Verify could be used to spy on you
Government
News

Gov denies Verify could be used to spy on you

GDS issues rebuttal to paper claiming identity assurance scheme degrades your privacy
22 Jun 2015
Watchdog says “intolerable” terror laws must be scrapped
surveillance
Server & storage

Watchdog says “intolerable” terror laws must be scrapped

Adds that stronger reasons required to introduce Snoopers' Charter
11 Jun 2015