In what is deemed by many as a U-turn by the government on an encryption ban; UK minister Ed Vaizey has dismissed media reports, whilst also promising that cyber-security remains a ‘priority’ in Whitehall.
Keeping with the Government theme… It’s been a bad week for politicians as an MEP on the “We Love Wi-Fi” campaign gets her Facebook account hacked and a Lib Dem peer gets a VoIP call intercepted and recorded whilst in the comfort of his hotel room.
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UK Government makes U-Turn on encryption ban
“Whatever the outcome of that review cyber-security will remain a priority for government, and we will continue to tackle the dangers posed by cyber-security, and continue to invest in growing cyber-security sector.”