Three security lessons from a year of crisis

Crime thrives in a crisis, and the coronavirus was the largest collective emergency that the world has faced for decades. While there are more heroes than villains in the …

The future of FISA

News that court-approved Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) searches dropped to new lows in 2020 hit the papers recently, and it raised some eyebrows as well as …

Ransomware has become a cost of doing business

It’s easy to see why ransomware aimed at businesses is such a cash cow for criminals: for every Norsk Hydro and Fujifilm that refuses to pay the ransom, there is a …

Quantum communications reaching record distances

The Cambridge Research Laboratory of Toshiba Europe announced a demonstration of quantum communications over optical fibres exceeding 600 km in length. The breakthrough will …