In the digital age, it is often necessary to make compromises between cost and security. For the US Army, miscalculating the balance of this compromise could have serious implications for national security.
Policymakers have been exploring different ways to fight serious and organised crime and terrorism while upholding fundamental rights to privacy and ensuring that financial institutions are not overburdened with regulation. One such policy initiative is international funds transfer reporting (IFTR). This paper asks whether IFTR requirements are necessary and proportionate, and therefore whether...
Officials from the US and China put on brave faces at the recently concluded US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Tensions in the maritime and cyber realms, however, are threatening to send the relationship into a downward spiral.
The new head of GCHQ, the UK’s electronic listening station, has started his tenure with controversy by stating that ‘privacy is not an absolute right’, and tech firms must cooperate with authorities. His controversial remarks are however rooted in precedence.
Already contending with a tense geopolitical backdrop, there is an urgent need for countries in Asia to cooperate, if not harmonise on cyber security issues and reduce their respective vulnerabilities.
The UK’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) was launched this week to universal nods of approval. Questions remain, however, over how it will achieve its aims and what value it will add in an increasingly crowded UK network of cyber security teams.