Security, Data and Privacy Article Archive

  • Munish Sharma considers GDPR implementation within the automotive industry and examines…
  • How secure is the data on your smartphone? And are the so-called ‘private’ apps really as secure as they claim to be? Olivier Plante, CEO of Fleksy Keyboard explores how your personal data can escape your device.
  • Gary Spokes, CISSP, MBCS, Director of Privacy and Info Security at Korn Ferry offers nine key areas that your organisation should be knowledgeable about, relating to data and privacy.
  • Robert Brady MBCS, senior consultant at Capgemini, considers the cyber risks posed by sideloading in a popular mobile video game.
  • Adam Simmonds, Cloud and Identity Architect from Coventry City Council, explores the diverse approaches of smart cities across a variety of international cities, reminding us that becoming a smart city is a journey, not a status.
  • Dinesh Abeywickrama MBCS provides an overview of cloud computing and explains the categories of service one finds ‘on the cloud’.
  • GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA2018) came into force in May 2018. Four months on, Charlotte Walker-Osborn and Gayle McFarlane, from law firm Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, give us some thoughts on the legislation with an additional focus on biometrics in context of the legislation.
  • David Bird FBCS reminds us that it’s not just Russia in the East that we can expect cyber mischief from. China and North Korea are both threats also.
  • Prof. Steven Furnell FBCS and Prof. Nathan Clarke FBCS, from the University of Plymouth, examine the rise of biometrics in modern society, with particular focus upon the potential to ease the authentication burden on mobile devices.
  • Concerns about IoT security are on the rise. Harsha Kalutarage, Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland, R&D Engineers at Queen’s University, Belfast, discuss how lightweight anomaly detection could provide an additional armour for the internet of things (IoT).