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Maintaining an up-to-date well-patched end-user device environment

Maintaining an up-to-date end-user device environment has been a challenge for many, but it does not need to be, Sam Newman, Technical Director of OGEL IT LTD explains.
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Sudan: Life without the internet

Since June 3rd, Sudan has been experiencing an almost-complete internet blackout with devastating effects on the lives of citizens, such as their ability to communicate and organise protests.
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Sudan has shutdown the internet to stop protests

Sudan’s ongoing internet shutdown is a gross violation of human rights and should be lifted immediately, along with stopping ongoing violent attacks against protesters.
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Adults fear new porn ban will put them at risk of identity theft

The fear of identity theft when entering personal details online is of paramount concern for UK adults, according to research conducted ahead of the new government porn ban.
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UK PM joins ‘Christchurch Call to Action’ on online terror

PM Theresa May joins world leaders and internet companies for a Summit on tackling terrorist use of the internet and online terror consequences.
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5G potential: How does is compare to other Internet technology?

Experts predict that 5G will be able to reach speeds of up to 10,000Mb per second (10GB/s), but how does it compare with other Internet technology - and what will its impact be?
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Prospects shuts down 75 fake universities in UK

75 websites fraudulently offering UK degrees have been closed since Prospects was appointed by the government to investigate bogus institutions in 2015.
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UK introduces worlds first online safety laws

Social media companies and tech firms will be legally required to protect their users and face tough penalties if they do not comply with the new online safety laws.
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Is the UK “porn ban” successful?

The largest mainstream test of an online age verification system since the announcement of the UK’s “porn ban” has taken place, and has been described as a huge success.
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Underage access to porn online is UK parents biggest fear

Three quarters (75%) of parents worry about their children accessing inappropriate adult content online such as violent porn, according to new research.
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Guard Patch: Intelligent wearable technology with IoT and platforms

Professor Shuenn-Yuh Lee, National Cheng Kung University, discusses his mission to build a user-friendly development platform with smart wearable technology, in this report.
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Screening social media: How can we keep children from inappropriate content?

In this article, Alastair Graham discusses the need for screening social media; touching on infamous cases, government responsibilities and questions of immaturity.

Google fined £1.29 billion for abusive online advertising practices

The European Commission has fined Google £1.29 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, due to abusive online advertising conduct for over 10 years.
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10 reasons to become an ethical hacker

In this article, Damon Culbert explains how ethical hackers are cybersecurity experts who go head to head with cybercriminals: read his reasons why you should become an ethical hacker.
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UK Digital Secretary meets those harmed by the internet

An upcoming White Paper will outline steps government will take to ensure the UK is a safer place to be online for those harmed by the internet
5G

First live 5G factory trials have begun at Worcestershire 5G Testbed

The trials, led by Worcestershire LEP and Worcestershire County Council, mark the first time that the British industry has deployed 5G and it is set to transform the sector.
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Who can see your personal data and browsing history?

With news of data breaches hitting the headlines on an alarmingly regular basis in the last few years, people are starting to give more thought to protecting their own personal data and browsing history.
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Why do some countries censor the internet?

The current technological movement gives the impression that the internet is unrestrained: read on to find out about seven countries enforcing censorship of the internet.
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7 tips for drivers to stay safe online

According to Action Fraud, all forms of cyber fraud cost victims around £34.6 million between April and September last year.
accessibility

Accessibility: The key to making government work better

Joshue O Connor, Head of Accessibility (Interim) at Government Digital Service (GDS) argues that accessibility is the key component of making government work better.

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