Recently the UK government revealed research on the most hacked passwords. You can download the top 100,000 from the National Cyber research centre. For information on how common identity and online fraud is see CIFAS research summaries. This also gives basic data on the most frequently targeted groups. How much do people know about cybersecurity? The same […]
Find out more in this UK government annual assessment of FTSE 350 companies. The a survey assessed awareness of risk, strategies and measures.
The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) has just launched a Cyber Policy Portal that provides researchers with a single route to quickly get information and cross compare cyber security policies of UN member states as well as a number of international organisations. It includes information and links to key strategy documents and organisations […]
Interesting example of a game produced by Al Jazeera English which aims to raise questions about investigative journalism and cybersecurity: HACKED: Syria’s Electronic Armies, is an interactive web app that aims to take audiences inside the cyber conflict in Syria. The project #HACKED is based on a film with the same name produced in 2015 by […]
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee have launched an inquiry into cyber security following the recent cyber-attack of TalkTalk’s website. This will focus specifically on TalkTalk as well as more generally on privacy and regulation online. The website will have committee minutes and reports available to the public. Information Commissioners Office has issued a statement […]
What is the nature, extent and impact of Internet surveillance on journalism? This question is considered in a new report Watching the watchdogs just released by CIMA (Center for International Media Assistance). It forms part of a wider campaign website which also has blog posts featuring case studies about individual journalists. It was published for […]
Concerns about online privacy have surfaced in a number of key reports recently. Last week the Intelligence and Security Committee reviewed the extent of online surveillance by UK intelligence agencies. UNESCO recently released a draft of its Internet study on privacy, access to information, freedom of expression, and ethics. The British Library has published a […]