Amber Rudd

UK Government announces tool to detect and block extremist videos

A UK company has received £600,000 of taxpayer’s money to develop detection software, trained with thousands of hours worth of video content posted by Islamic State.

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‘I don’t need to understand how encryption works,’ admits UK Home Secretary

Amber Rudd is fed up with “sneering” and “patronising” technology experts.

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Amber Rudd tricked by email prankster who duped White House officials

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has been duped into sharing her personal email address with a prankster who has previously embarrassed the likes of Donald Trump Jr and various White House officials.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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‘Real people’ do not want secure communications, claims UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd argues that “real people” would be happy with imperfect, breakable security.

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Don’t let politicians use the excuse of murderous assholes to scapegoat the internet

In the wake of terrorist attacks in the UK, politicians are beating a familiar drum: it’s the internet’s fault.

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Encryption is a good thing

I use the internet. You use the internet. Just about all of us use the internet.

Including bad guys…

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