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Third European Cybersecurity Forum

Sean Kanuck delivers Keynote at CYBERSEC 2017

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    IISS Cyber Report: 6 to 12 July

    13 July 2017.  Apple sets up first data centre in China; Donald Trump discusses cyber security with President Putin at G20; NATO to equip Ukraine with new cyber capability.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 29 June to 5 July

    06 July 2017.  NATO could trigger Article 5 in case of cyber attacks; outdated Windows make HMS Queen Elizabeth vulnerable to hacks; oppositions to the Mexican government targeted by spyware in mobile phones.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 22 to 28 June

    29 June 2017.  Another global malware pandemic; Google slapped with record fine for uncompetitive practice; cyber dimension of ongoing conflict in Kashmir.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 15 to 21 June

    22 June 2017.  Wannacry ransomware traced to North Korea, US–Cuba cooperation, mobile internet blocked in Darjeeling.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 8 to 14 June

    15 June 2017.  Governments in Australia, Egypt and Nepal seek to increase data monitoring of citizens; China, Malaysia, the Philippines, France and the United Kingdom each cracks down on terrorist content online.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 1 to 7 June

    08 June 2017.  Putin likens hackers to artists, cyber defence boost for US missiles, Japan launches satellite.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 25 to 31 May

    01 June 2017.  US plans cooperation with Asian allies, Russia moves against anonymous messaging apps.

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    China's draft intelligence law

    26 May 2017.  New draft legislation calls on all Chinese people and organisations to collaborate and cooperate with Beijing’s intelligence work. The proposed Intelligence Law has emerged quietly, but includes sweeping new powers. What clues does this vaguely worded document hold to the future of Chinese activities at home and abroad?

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    IISS Cyber Report: 18 to 24 May

    25 May 2017.  US–Russia rift, industry resists new Chinese cyber law, Facebook hit with fine.

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    IISS Cyber Report: 11 to 17 May

    18 May 2017.  Wannacry ransomware epidemic, Ukraine blocks Russian sites, US Army tests cyber defences.

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