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Doctors urged to adopt default opt-out approach to care.data scheme

A patients' group has urged doctors to automatically opt their patients out of the new 'care.data' scheme until the patients give consent for the disclosure of their medical data. 23 Oct 2014

Planned new computer hacking laws need greater clarification, say UK lawmakers

The wording of draft UK laws that would introduce new criminal penalties for computer hacking and a stiffer punishment regime have been criticised as being too vague. 23 Oct 2014

US trade body calls for ‘harmonised’ cyber security regulations in financial sector

New proposals designed to boost oversight of cyber security measures by regulators in the US have been published by the country’s Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Sifma). 23 Oct 2014

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