An exhibit on the assassination of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Photograph: Justin T Gellerson/New York Times

A few blocks south of the National Mall in Washington, DC, a sparkling new building has become the latest addition to the city’s museum scene. The In(...)

The 2014 Man Booker prize ceremony at London’s Guildhall. Photograph: Getty Images

An overwhelming majority of authors in the Folio Academy, which includes Irish writers John Banville, Colm Tóibín, and Belinda McKeown, along with Mar(...)

The weaponisation of information: Wars once fought on land, at sea and in the air are now being fought online.

Welcome to the age of weaponised information. As if you didn’t have enough to worry about, your smartphone and other connected devices could threaten (...)

Dame Stella Rimington told the RSA Conference in San Francisco that when the intelligence services began dealing with suicide bombers, they could no longer afford to wait.

Former head of the British domestic security services Dame Stella Rimington, perhaps the world’s best-known female spy, has spoken of a career that in(...)

John Lithgow warming up  the  40,000 cyber security professionals at the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

“Imagine a hacked planet. Imagine how the earth would be without security. The privacy we take for granted falls away. We can keep no secrets. No exch(...)

Cyber attack scenarios at the RSA conference included  autonomous cars being hacked and directed at a single target, or attacks on medical devices that might  cost lives

“Imagine a hacked planet. Imagine how the earth would be without security. The privacy we take for granted falls away. We can keep no secrets. No exch(...)