The Tories want to scrap ID cards Home secretary Jacqui Smith has revealed that scrapping ID cards would cost £40m in compensation for suppliers. The Tories, who have promised to stop the initiative...
Thank Zuck it's Friday #9 - Home Office 'super database', the software reseller claiming £270m from Microsoft and social media data breaches
This week on the IT news podcast the team discusses the Home Office's 'super database' on race, health and biometrics, the British software reseller bringing at £170m claim against Microsoft and the recent data breaches involving both Facebook and LinkedIn....
ValueLicensing alleges that Microsoft pressurises customers not to sell unused Windows and Office licences, to the detriment of the secondhand market
Travel firm delayed reporting the breach by 22 days, exceeding the 72-hour limit
Patterns of unusual behaviour are the clearest signal of an attack, not programmes or files
Introduced last year, the UK tax specifically targets big tech firms - the majority of them American