Welcome back to another Tech For Good Live podcast. Our plan for the show this week is to spread delight as we highlight just how deep COVID misinformation goes. We talk excitedly about the league table of trust, and with a joie de vivre we discuss digital security in China.
Our special guest is David Higgins, variously CTO for the original Learndirect online learning platform, Programme Director for the NHS Care Record, Security Cleared Odd-Bod at the Home Office and FCO, Programme and Security Director for the 2nd Generation UK Smart Meters Network, Cabinet Office High Risk programme reviewer, occasional CNI Security consultant and all round advisor for technical and security things. That's a lot of things.
This week’s topics:
Stat of the week:
Majority of covid misinformation linked to just 12 people - The Guardian
Charity news of the week:
Tech news of the week:
Digital security is an increasingly hot topic with several countries moving to sanction China for a Microsoft back earlier this year.
Ransomware is classified as a threat to National Security (go figure eh?)
An article written by a cat - Kotaku
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