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UK to tighten takeover rules to protect national security

Posted by malcolm on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 12:27

In the short term, the government will reduce the turnover threshold that limits its existing powers to intervene in corporate takeovers. At the moment, the Competition and Markets Authority powers...

UK Government launches consultation on implementing NIS Directive

Posted by Daniel Smith on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 15:00

The UK Government has launched a consultation on its plans to implement the Security of Network and Information Systems Directive (“NIS Directive”). The NIS Directive was adopted by the European...

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UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre officially launches

Posted by Daniel Smith on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 at 12:28

The Queen has officially opened the UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, speaking at the launch, stated that the centre will “not just focus on protecting...

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ENISA: crypto backdoors “create vulnerabilities that can be used by criminals and terrorists”

Posted by Sam Frances on Friday, February 26th, 2016 at 14:14

The European Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has released a paper criticising moves by governments seeking to create “back doors” into encrypted communications. While conceding...

Huawei banned from Australia’s National Broadband Network

Posted by malcolm on Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 18:17

Chinese vendor Huawei has been told not to submit tenders for the Australian National Broadband Network. The decision is assumed to be made on national security grounds, on the advice of the...

East Africa faces Internet outages after undersea cables severed

Posted by malcolm on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 12:37

Nine East African countries suffered slow Internet speeds after four undersea fibre optic cables were severed. The East African Marine Systems (TEAMS) cable was cut on Saturday after a ship dropped...

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