Woman was able to walk through an e-Passport gate using her cousin’s passport

A woman passed through an electronic border gate using her cousin’s passport, it has been revealed. Inspectors witnessed the apparently unintentional ‘spoofing’ during observations at Stansted Airport in Essex. The watchdog report said: ‘A passenger managed to gain entry via Read More …

Creaking protocols are threat to EU’s telecom infrastructure security

Legacy technologies pose a threat to the European Union’s telecommunications infrastructure, a study by cybersecurity agency ENISA warns. 2G/ 3G mobile networks worldwide still depend on SS7 and Diameter for controlling communications (routing voice calls and data) as well as sets of Read More …

Australian Government passes critical infrastructure national security Bill

Australia’s Parliament has passed the Security of Critical Infrastructure Bill in what the government called a bid to protect the electricity, gas, ports, and water sectors from “foreign involvement” that could lead to espionage, sabotage, and coercion, and giving ministers Read More …

Russia threat and terror the focus of security review

Threats from Russia and organised crime are the focus of a new national security strategy for the UK. In what the prime minister has called a “fusion doctrine”, the plan will combine intelligence and the Army with economics and diplomacy Read More …