Jun 212017
 

James Rodger reports: A new Bill to ensure the UK “retains its world-class regime protecting personal data” has been included in the Queen’s Speech. The Government said the Bill would replace the existing Data Protection Act and fulfil a Conservative manifesto commitment to give people new rights to “control their [Read More…]

Jun 202017
 

Jordan Pearson reports: For over a year, Canadian military, intelligence, police, and border agencies have been meeting to develop and coordinate their biometric capabilities, which use biological markers like facial recognition and iris scanning to identify individuals. This initiative—details of which were revealed to Motherboard in documents obtained through an [Read More…]

Jun 192017
 
 June 19, 2017  Breaches, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Robin Emmott reports: The European Union can levy economic sanctions on anyone caught attacking EU states’ computer networks, EU foreign ministers said on Monday, the bloc’s latest step to deter more attacks following incidents in Britain and France. […] EU foreign ministers agreed that so-called restrictive measures including travel bans, [Read More…]