Chinese Breakthrough in Quantum Computing a Warning for Security Teams

China’s top quantum-computer researchers have reported that they have achieved quantum supremacy, i.e., the ability to perform tasks a traditional supercomputer cannot. And while it’s a thrilling development, the inevitable rise of quantum computing means security teams are one step Read More …

UK Government admits its Test and Trace programme is unlawful

The government has admitted its contact tracing programme is unlawful in a legal letter which confirms it has been running in breach of data protection laws since it was launched in May. Confirmation the programme failed to adhere to privacy Read More …

Slovak police seize wiretapping devices connected to government network

Slovak authorities have arrested four suspects on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a series of suspicious devices found connected to the government’s official IT network. According to local news site Aktuality, the equipment is believed to have been Read More …

Hacker Breaks Into French Government’s New Secure Messaging App

A white-hat hacker found a way to get into the French government’s newly launched, secure encrypted messaging app that otherwise can only be accessed by officials and politicians with email accounts associated with the government identities. Dubbed “Tchap,” the end-to-end Read More …

SITA: We need complete confidence in data security for aviation

Information security and air transport are inextricably linked. That is not only because of the mission-critical nature of much of the industry’s data but also because of air transport’s growing dependency on data, sharing and new digital ways of working. Read More …