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January 16, 2015  11:09 AM

Privacy vs surveillance debate is nuanced and needs more education, less tribalism

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Data protection, Encryption, Hacking, privacy, RIPA, Security, snooping

It doesn't feel that long ago that the information security community were bemoaning the lack of attention they received from the government, national press and wider public. No danger of that happening now, is there?

Data protection, privacy and surveillance are leading front pages and...

September 4, 2014  4:53 PM

Speak English! IT industry must take its jargon out of the cloud

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, cloud, consumerisation, Cyber security, Hacking, icloud, Jargon

We all had a bit of a giggle, didn't we, when the Daily Mail tried to explain "the cloud" to its readers.

In a story about the apparent hacking of Apple's iCloud service...

February 21, 2013  1:48 PM

EU cyber laws should target IT suppliers’ security negligence

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, China, Cyber security, Data breach, Data protection, Ecommerce, government, Hacking, Internet, IT security, legislation, social media

Cyber security has made its ultimate mainstream breakthrough. This week, a relatively minor hack targeted at Apple not only made the BBC 10 O'clock News, but warranted a lengthy studio...

October 17, 2012  5:01 PM

Gary McKinnon’s legacy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
anonymous, Gary McKinnon, Hacking, hacktivist, IT security

So Gary McKinnon stays free - for now.

At Computer Weekly, we've followed the self-confessed hacker's story for the 10 years it's taken to fight his extradition to the US. Along the way we've seen...

August 28, 2008  4:00 PM

Shall we play a game? You can go to jail for that!

rfroley Profile: rfroley
Gary McKinnon, Hackers, Hacking, wargames

Never mess with a US military computer. Didn't we all learn that back in 1983 when WarGames

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