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.

UK and US issue COVID-19 cyber threat update

It is expected that the frequency and severity of COVID-19 related cyber attacks will increase over the coming weeks and months.

Analysts see ‘cyberspace’ as growing focus of defence electronics

Computer and information technology advancements have propelled C5ISR to the top of the US defence electronics market say analysts.

US Air Force partners with Google to improve IT security

"We want to understand how Google provides secure and reliable access to data"

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