European Data Protection Supervisor welcomes adoption of new data protection rules for EU institutions

Today the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has welcomed the new data protection regulation for EU institutions and bodies (EUI). The adoption of new data protection rules for the EU institutions and bodies represents another vital step forward in the development of a comprehensive EU framework for data protection in the digital age. EDPS, the supervisory authority for the 66 EU institutions, […]

National Cyber Security Centre push to address gender imbalance in code-breaking

A new government initiative is aiming to galvanise youngsters’ schooling with more education in problem-solving and computer science, Sky news reports.  Spearheading the push is a competition available only for girls that should bring a much-needed element of equality to the future of the UK’s cyber security talent. Problem-solving and code-breaking tasks comprise the core […]

Former foreign secretary of Estonia calls for cyber security cooperation between governments and private sector

Estonia’s former foreign secretary, Marina Kaljurand, has urged governments around the world to take action and collaborate with the private sector to bolster international cyber-security. Ministries must “turn from public private partnership slogans to real partnerships” on the issue, Kaljurand told an audience during her keynote at the Black Hat Europe conference in London recently. […]