Security, Data and Privacy Article Archive

  • Sometimes, we can overlook the true impact of cybercrime on individuals. Mike Sheward, Director of Information Security at Accolade, explains how learning to appreciate and understand the people behind the data makes us better incident responders.
  • Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim FBCS, Director General / Chief Executive Officer of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), discusses the exploitation of regulatory instruments to unlock blockchain’s potential in Nigeria.
  • Detective Superintendent Andrew Gould, the National Cybercrime Programme Lead and former head of the Met’s Cybercrime Unit, talks about the threat landscape and what the police are doing to combat it.
  • Professor Mike Smith explains how and why he created his own species of blockchain to ensure children’s mental health records are kept safe and trustworthy.
  • Justin Richards MBCS spoke to Giovanni Vigna, a professor of computer science at the University of California and co-founder of Last Line, about all aspects of cybersecurity.
  • Researcher and ISSG member Wendy Goucher MBCS provides a timely reminder that even during the daily commute your data may not be safe from prying eyes.
  • In an ever more connected world, Dr Tom McCallum, the Academic Lead Developer at University of Highlands and Islands, considers how you can best protect your company from malicious and poor-quality code.
  • John Mitchell FBCS debates what makes a particular hack a significant one and revisits some noteworthy historical attacks.
  • Dr Stephen Castell explains why IT professionals need to watch out for crypto-hype and be alert to the problems ahead.
  • Munish Sharma considers GDPR implementation within the automotive industry and examines…