Smartphones and social media have made it easy for accidental witnesses “in the wrong place at the wrong time” to capture and share violations and crimes. But how can we tell what’s real and what’s fake?
Tristram Riley-Smith (Department of Politics and International Studies) discusses how universities and academics can add insight and depth to national security decisions.
David Erdos discusses C-131/12 Google Spain, Google v Agencia Espanola de Protection de Datos (2014), the Court of Justice of the European Union’s long awaited “right to be forgotten” case which examined the rights of individuals mentioned in public domain material indexed on Google search.
During the First World War artists were widely believed to be spies and, around much of the country, painting became illegal. Research by art historian and broadcaster Dr James Fox reveals how deeply artists were affected, not just by the government’s ban but also by a surge of public paranoia.
Breakthrough guarantees “unconditional” security of information by harnessing quantum theory and relativity, and has been successfully demonstrated on a global scale for the first time.
Why does Britain need a National Risk Register (NRR)? To understand what the risks are and how to improve resilience, explains John Tesh, the Cabinet Office official responsible for the NRR and Fellow of Cambridge’s Centre for Science and Policy.