Sheharbano Khattak – Cyber Threat

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has warned of the cyber threat to the UK and outlined government plans to spend 1.9 billion pounds on
security. The strategy will see increased funding for the education of IT professions on threats facing the UK. It’s also opened the debate on state power over the world wide web. PhD research at Cambridge University is uncovering the scale of state internet censorship across the world. The research at Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory looks into how countries block material, its effect and how publishers get around it. We spoke to PhD candidate Sheharbano Khattak.

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