UK and allies condemn Russia for cyber attacks against Olympic and Paralympic Games

The National Cyber Security Centre say that Russia has been warned by UK and its allies against further destructive cyber attacks.

Cyber security alert issued following rising attacks on UK academia

The National Cyber Security Centre has issued an alert to the academic sector following a spate of online attacks against UK schools, colleges and universities.

Huawei to be stripped from UK 5G networks by 2027

Earlier in the year, US Senator Tom Cotton warned that the UK’s decision to allow Huawei to build aspects of its 5G network "raises too great a risk for us to have that advanced aircraft in any nation with this system", he said speaking of US F-35 deployments in the UK.

US ‘looking at banning TikTok and other Chinese apps’ over cybersecurity fears

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, notably including TikTok, over allegations China is using them to collect intelligence on users.

UK Government abandon COVID-19 tracing app over privacy concerns

Contracts worth £4.8m had reportedly been awarded to the developer VMWare Pivotal Labs for the abandoned a three-month attempt undertaken by the UK Government to create their own version of the technology.

First British Army Cyber Regiment launched

A new Cyber Regiment has been launched to "protect frontline operations from digital attack", Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has announced.

UK NCSC supports US advisory regarding Russian military intelligence

The US National Security Agency has published an advisory regarding the GRU - the Russian military intelligence service.

NCSC provides security expertise on NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app

The National Cyber Security Centre has been supporting the development of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app.

NATO report looks at impact of technology on security

NATO has published a major new report looking at defence technology trends over the next 20 years and their impact on collective security.

Coronavirus contact tracing app fails cyber security tests

The government's coronavirus contact tracing app has reportedly failed cyber security, performance and clinical safety tests.

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