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Europe Technology and infrastructure

Switzerland’s alpine fortresses spur start-up boom

Switzerland wants to be world’s data bank. To this end, the Swiss are repurposing their nuclear proof mountain forts into ultra-secure data centers. Switzerland has long prospered from its unique

Asia Pacific Politics

Japan extends sanctions against North Korea

Following international allegations of cyber-hacking and continued nuclear testing, Japan is the next nation to extend sanctions against North Korea. However, there is still hope that North Korea might be

International Technology and infrastructure

Opinion: Software “backdoors” a risk to corporate security

Proposals by the American, British and Chinese governments mandating the installment of “backdoors” in encryption software threaten to undermine the security of the internet and expose consumers and corporations to

International Technology and infrastructure

Regin changes the face of cyber security

A new and more powerful form of government-sponsored malware needs our attention. Businesses may need to increase their investments in cyber defence. In November, the security experts at Symantec and

International Security

4 trends in cyber security for businesses

In the wake of several high-profile cyber attacks on major sectors of the global economy, cyber security ranks as a principal concern to businesses across a range of industries and

International Security

Global security spending continues to rise

Armed conflicts in the 21st century are less common than before, or at least that is what conflict focused databases have shown in the last few years. However, other forms