UK Government Employee “Detained” in China

British Consulate Officer, Simon Cheng Man-kit, a trade and investment officer at the Hong Kong consulate’s Scottish Development International section has been detained in mainland China.  The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office reported that Simon Cheng had attended a business event in Shenzhen, Southeast China  8th August, but had gone missing while returning to Hong … More UK Government Employee “Detained” in China

UK MoD Looking to Fill Senior Defence Digital & IT Roles

UK Ministry of Defence is looking to fill two positions in their Digital and IT Function inside the MoD; Director Defensive Cyber and Risk  The Director Defensive Cyber and Risk is responsible for leading defensive cyber activities, including traditional IT, operational technology, weapons platforms and electro-magnetic spectrum security. As a direct report to the Chief … More UK MoD Looking to Fill Senior Defence Digital & IT Roles

Microsoft Human Contractors Are Listening to Skype Calls

Microsoft human contractors are listening to live audio and video Skype calls through the app’s translation service. The leak came after tech Motherboard obtained a cache of internal documents, screenshots and audio recordings. At the time the story broke, Skype’s privacy statement said, “When you use Skype’s translation features, Skype collects and uses your conversation to … More Microsoft Human Contractors Are Listening to Skype Calls

Cathay Pacific Storing Images of Passengers “For as Long as Necessary”

Airline Cathay Pacific have revealed in its latest privacy policy that they routinely record passengers through CCTV whilst on-board and at the airport and retain the images and data for as long as necessary. The very detailed, and honest privacy policy lists not only the standard data collected such as; API (Advanced Passenger Information) and in-airport … More Cathay Pacific Storing Images of Passengers “For as Long as Necessary”