Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016 Cybercriminals racking up an estimated £1 billion in damages to companies across the UK. But more than the ever increasing financial and reputational risks affecting the corporate and commercial sectors are the very real … [Read more...] about From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future
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There are more than 4,000 ransomware attacks every day Europe-wide, according to the European Commission, with 80 percent of European companies having experienced at least one cybersecurity "incident." The cost of these intrusions? An estimated 265 billion euros ($318 … [Read more...] about New EU cyber strategy aims to cut crime and raise resilience
It was probably the biggest blow dealt to civil rights lawyers since Xi Jinping became China's president. Over a 100 "weiquan lüshi" - as they are called in Chinese - their employees and activists were detained or questioned by the Chinese authorities at the end of last … [Read more...] about Opinion: China’s ‘instability’ concerns?
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The digitization of everything raises enormous questions about how to continue protecting human rights – rights that include freedom of expression online, access to information and the right to privacy. How can we ensure that freedom of speech isn't blocked by those … [Read more...] about Media need to step up efforts to protect digital rights