Building the cyber security community

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the National Cyber Security Centre’s CYBERUK 2018 event, Manchester Central, 12 April 2018. Introduction If I seem a little comfortable in this spot, it’s perhaps because only three days ago I was right here welcoming people to our 2018...

Thought of the Day: The end of online passwords?

WebAuthn, short for Web Authentication, is a new web standard that is expected to end the use of passwords. Instead of having to remember lengthy and complex passwords, users will be able to use biometrics, like fingerprints, or devices that they already own, like...

Thought of the Day: Are we ready for the GDPR?

The enforcement date for the General Data Protection Regulation is looming ever closer. With all the build up and planning, is everyone ready? According to one government survey (released January 2018), 38% of businesses and 44% of charities say they have heard of the...