British counter-terrorism police launched an investigation on Tuesday after a guard at a maximum security prison was taken hostage and injured by three inmates reportedly inspired by the brutal murder of a soldier by suspected Islamic extremists.
Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain would be "absolutely resolute" in the face of extremism Thursday, as he vowed that security services will not rest until they track down those responsible for the brutal hacking death of a British soldier in London.
The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) supported by a group of Canada's most recognized businesses - Above Security, BlackBerry, CGI Group Inc., Lockheed Martin and McAfee – today released the findings of its study on the impact of cyber crime on businesses in Canada.
The shooting outside the Italian prime minister's office on Sunday could not be described as terrorism although the bitter political climate of the past few months has increased tensions, the mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno said.
British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday's London Marathon, the next major international marathon, because of the bombs that killed two people at the race in Boston. But there is no known specific or credible threat against the hugely popular British race at the moment, a security official said on Monday.
Atos, an international IT services company, has today announced that it will lead a team, comprising Vega, a Selex ES company (Finmeccanica group) and Information Services Group (ISG), to become the UK Ministry of Defence's (UK MOD), Defence Communications Networks Services Strategic Partner (DCNS SP).
Britain’s security services have increased preparations to deal with a possible terrorist attack in the UK using biological weapons, Financial Times reports. The UK is increasing stocks of medical supplies and boosting emergency planning.