What happens when you mix Law with Social Media? This two part documentary shown in the UK on C4 Real Lives, and on Channel 5 from Hey Buddy Films. Here is a compendium of misjudgement and poorly thought out decisions … Continue reading Don’t Blame Social Media?
It all started with the German Lorenz machine – Hitler’s state of the art encrpyting communications machine – Enigma had been broken in 1941, but this time his new machine was almost un-decypherable The Lorenz SZ40, SZ42a and SZ42b were … Continue reading Tutte and Flowers – Bletchley Park’s Lost Heroes
Tonight’s Panorama looked at the fast-growing ‘scam’ call centres that offer employment to previously legitimate call centre employees turning to the allure of high earning computer-scamming criminal operation setting up across cities India – in particular New Delhi. A professional … Continue reading Spying on the Scammers
The US will not negotiate a free trade deal with the UK unless a new digital services tax is dropped, according to a newspaper report – Source: Sky News The measure, which was proposed in 2018 by then chancellor Philip … Continue reading Scrap Digital Tax, or no Free Trade Deal
Photo: GDS; Article Source: CWS (Civil Service World) The digital transformation of government is critical to the successful delivery of public services. As the world’s number one digital government, the UK leads the way in this. The Sprint 18 … Continue reading What now for GDS? Announcing Sprint 2018
Source: BBC News Dave Lee, North America technology reporter The huge cyber-attack affecting organisations around the world, including some UK hospitals, can be traced back to the US National Security Agency (NSA) – raising questions over the US government’s decision to keep such flaws a secret. Elements of the malicious software used in Friday’s attacks were part of a treasure trove of cyber-attack tools leaked by hacking group the Shadow Brokers in April. One of the tools contained in the Shadow Brokers leak, codenamed EternalBlue, proved to be “the most significant factor” in the spread of Friday’s global attack, according to cyber-security … Continue reading Eternal Blue was a NSA tool