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UK government Online Harms proposals tackles online safety for children

UK government Online Harms proposals tackles online safety for children

News   •   Feb 12, 2020 11:06 UTC

The UK government has today announced new plans to keep children safe online. The proposals include a new duty of care to protect children from online harms such as abuse and the expansion of OFCOM's remit as a regulator to enforce them. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse comments.

Cyber security, online harms and new technologies in the UK political parties’ manifestos

Cyber security, online harms and new technologies in the UK political parties’ manifestos

News   •   Nov 30, 2019 17:19 UTC

We’ve taken a look at the manifestos of the nationally significant UK political parties contesting the 2019 General Election to understand their commitment to cyber security.

Cyber crime prevention has improved but co-operation is necessary to maintain momentum

Cyber crime prevention has improved but co-operation is necessary to maintain momentum

News   •   Oct 25, 2019 21:47 UTC

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has released its ‘Cyber: Keep the light on’ report, which assesses police forces’ effectiveness in tackling cyber-dependent crime.

Outsourcing global cyber norms

Outsourcing global cyber norms

News   •   Sep 20, 2019 21:01 UTC

Making cyberspace safe and secure on a global scale has long been on the agenda for the public and private sectors alike. So far, the responsibility for delivering this has mostly sat with governments, with the expectation being that organisations will comply with regulations that have been put in place by the state.