Tag Archives: UK

Uptick in UK privacy awareness, says ICO

New laws and high-profile investigations have helped put data protection and privacy at the centre of the UK public’s consciousness, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). “This is an important time for privacy rights, with a new legal framework and increased public interest,” information commissioner Elizabeth Denham wrote in the foreword to the… Read More »

UK alerted to potential cyber risks of Huawei equipment

The latest annual report from the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) Oversight Board has identified “shortcomings” in Huawei’s engineering processes. Despite finding that the capability of HCSEC had improved in 2017 and that technical work relevant to overall mitigation strategy can be performed at scale and with high quality, the report said the… Read More »

UK fintech industry fears Brexit-induced talent squeeze

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly As the UK government continues to fudge its way through Brexit, financial technology (fintech) industry investors and entrepreneurs have been venting their concerns at London Fintech Week. With the UK’s imminent exit from the European Union (EU), the growing fintech sector is at risk of losing momentum, with access… Read More »