The UK’s NHS Track and Trace App may not only be a privacy threat, but it’s poor usability may mean that it is ineffective too

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The UK’s NHS Track and Trace App may not only be a privacy threat, but it’s poor usability may mean that it is ineffective too Plenty of privacy and security experts have come out to criticise the NHS’s approach, which is at odds with almost every other country in the world. Most companies have chosen…

Why cyber insurance won’t save you

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Why cyber insurance won’t save you Shortly before coronavirus was first detected, PwC published its Global Crisis Survey 2019 which found that crisis preparedness was rapidly becoming a source of competitive advantage. In the same way that financial institutions were put to the test in 2008/2009, the travel and hospitality sectors are currently bearing the...

Cloud Analysis: How can EU counter US cloud domination – Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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What can Europe do about the grip that US tech giants have on the cloud market? Bill Mew is a key opinion leader on cloud, a judge on the UK Cloud Awards and one of Onalytica’s global top 100 cloud influencers (second highest in Europe – https://buff.ly/36XURyV). In two articles on the UK national press he…

Is it really possible to counter misinformation and hysteria following a cyber incident?

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Any crisis caries with it the treat of misinformation and hstyeria on social media and in the press, but cyber incidents are different in nature and thus far more prone to this particular threat. This is because cyber incidents differ from normal crises in three important ways: You’re likely to be on the back foot:...

Cyber Security Insurance – The Small Print, The Exclusions, The Restrictions and the Gaps in Cover (2/3)

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The issues in this article will be addressed in a keynote to be given to the British Computer Society (BCS – The UK Chartered Institute for IT) at its January 22nd legal specialist interest group seminar: The Gotchas to Look Out for With Incident Response and Cyber Insurance – Part Two of Three: Cyber security…

Interview with Nick Dyer from HPE on HPE’s Cloud Volumes

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HPE’s Cloud Volumes provides secure multi-cloud storage Many organizations are exploring moving their enterprise applications to the cloud. HPE Cloud Volumes is designed to get them there faster. It is an enterprise-grade cloud storage service for running applications on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure delivering enterprise features, reliability, and security with the freedom to…

Is Facebook a publisher or not? and will its new oversight board make a difference?

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Is Facebook a publisher or is it not? If Facebook IS a publisher then it is covered by the US constitution’s protected for freedom of speech and freedom of the press – protections that it has sought on many occasions. However, if it IS a publisher then it needs to take responsibility for what it…

Huawei offers to sell its 5G technology to prospective Western buyers

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In an intersting move Huawei has offered to allay security concerns and circumvent the tarif situation by allowing prospective Western buyers to licence its 5G technology – including the source code. Bill Mew explains the issues in this brodcast interview for RT. Video: To allay security concerns, @Huawei says it's prepared to sell the core…

TV interview: As Police use of Facial Recognition is ruled lawful, do we have adequate safeguards?

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As Police use of Facial Recognition is ruled lawful, Bill Mew, Crisis Team's principle consultant and CEO, appears on broadcast TV to call for do we have adequate safeguards. The recent ruling assumes that Facial Recognition is akin to CCTV which is in widespread use, but an appeal to the ruling will argue that it...

Fact checking – TV interview: Facebook extends its fact checking measures to Instagam, but how effective are they and how do they need to improve?

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As Facebook extends its fact checking measures to Instagam, Bill Mew, Crisis Team's principle consultant and CEO, appears on broadcast TV to discuss how effective the measures are and how they need to be improved. Video - #FactChecking - TV interview: As @Facebook extends its fact checking measures to @Instagam, @BillMew, from @CrisisTeamUK comments explains...