4 May 2016 at 3:15pm
More than a decade ago the e-Privacy Directive mentioned "location data" in the context of telecommunications services. At the time that was almost entirely about mobile phone locations - data processed by just a handful of network providers - but nowadays many more organisations are able to gather location data about wifi-enabled devices in range of their access points.
16 November 2015 at 4:27pm
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) allows a site to specify that not only should all future references and requests to the site use HTTPS rather than HTTP, but that if any failures to encrypt traffic to or from the site occur, access to the site should be completely blocked by the browser. Even with manual intervention, the user is unable to click past the errors and continue to the site.
18 September 2019 at 5:05pm
eduroam has often been extended in to the NHS to support students on clinical placement and clinicians with joint NHS and University roles in clinical research and/or education. The case studies are here. Current best attempt at a list of hospitals where eduroam is available as an SSID from the NHS wireless network is:
19 September 2014 at 10:14am
User education is a hot topic in information security. Through education we can empower our users to protect information in a environment that's frequently challenging and where natural assumptions about behaviour don't always hold true.
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