Ransomware gangs are running riot – paying them off doesn't help

Ransomware is quietly developing into one of the most disruptive – and lucrative – forms of cybercrime.

Jan Lemnitzer, Lecturer, Department of Digitalization, Copenhagen Business School • conversation
Feb. 17, 2021 ~9 min

The US has lots to lose and little to gain by banning TikTok and WeChat

Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.

Jeremy Straub, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, North Dakota State University • conversation
Aug. 28, 2020 ~10 min

Coronavirus: researchers no longer need consent to access your medical records

The UK government has quietly relaxed a confidentiality law that protects patient health data. Here's why that matters.

Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare and University Ethics Advisor, University of Portsmouth • conversation
May 31, 2020 ~7 min

Google wants to move UK users' data to the US – what does that mean for your rights?

Reports that UK citizens are to lose the data protection from GDPR are overblown.

Henry Pearce, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Portsmouth • conversation
March 4, 2020 ~5 min