If you’ve never heard of Sophos, you might be wondering how it’s just been bought for £3.1 billion – here’s everything you need to know about the takeover of the UK-based cyber security firm, and whether Brexit is behind the sale.
Category: Cyber security
Huawei is set to continue developing 5G technology in the UK, as a government review looks set to ignore the issue of national security threats that have blighted the Chinese tech giant.
In order to keep up with increasingly advanced technology, cyber criminals and scams are getting more and more sophisticated – so much so, that it’s unlikely any systems can ever be considered to be 100% secure.
Is artificial intelligence (AI) key to the future of cyber security?
British Airways (BA) is on the receiving end of a GDPR fine of £183m from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), following a 2018 security breach.
This is the biggest fine ever handed out by the independent body set up to uphold information rights, and the first to be made public under new rules.
With the European elections just one day away, researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute have been looking into whether there has been a spike in the proliferation of fake news across social media platforms.
Early indications suggest that the dissemination of fake news stories across Facebook and Twitter has been relatively low in comparison to stories from reliable news sources.
It’s not all good news though, as one of the more worrying findings revealed that individual fake news stories were more likely to be shared on Facebook than stories from mainstream news organisations.