Northern Secretary  Karen Bradley arrives in Downing Street, in London, on Tuesday. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley has ruled out any new infrastructure, including cameras, at the Border after Brexit, telling MPs that her gov(...)

The  Kremlin:  trying to penetrate their computer networks in the West.  Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

The United States and Britain on Monday issued a first-of-its-kind joint warning about Russian cyberattacks against government and private organisatio(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: he ended the phone call when it became clear it was a hoax and no sensitive information was disclosed. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A review of British security procedures has been launched after a hoax caller pretending to be the director of the government’s eavesdropping agency w(...)

‘GCHQ director Robert Hannigan argued democratic governments and big tech companies needed to come to a “new deal” to help combat that kind of terrorism and protect everybody else in the world.’ Above, British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Photograph: EPA/GCHQ / Crown copyright

Britain’s new head of its electronic surveillance body GCHQ, Robert Hannigan stepped on a hornets’ nest when he asserted this week that the big tech c(...)

Tech industry insiders expressed alarm at the idea of creating “better arrangements” to share user information

The new chief of Britain’s electronic spying agency, GCHQ, has accused US technology groups of becoming “the command and control networks of choice” f(...)

Robert Hannigan: appointed head of GCHQ. Photograph: PA

A key adviser to British prime ministers and Northern secretaries has been appointed head of the UK intelligence and surveillance agency, GCHQ.(...)