As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Instead of seeking to blame immigrants or Islamic State, Europeans need to rise to the challenge posed by the modern world.
As the Chilcot report finally sees the light of day, the former leader's motives need to be seen in their full context.
Many praise the internet as a democratizing force. But with online spaces replacing physical public squares as places for debate, what do we risk losing?
Politicians want us to believe closed circuit TV makes us safer. But the main beneficiaries are private firms handed lucrative tax-payer contracts.
In response to high levels of crime, South Africans have turned their homes into fortresses, seeking security behind high walls. But doing so might be counter-productive.
Tech giant Microsoft wants to rid the world of "dumb" passwords to improve online security. But maybe it's the password itself we should dump.
Unpicking the gap between rhetoric and reality.
Your mobile number is all a hacker needs to read your texts, listen to your calls and even track your whereabouts.
Membership of the EU guarantees Britain's political power in Europe and beyond.
Researchers explain how tolerance in Turin's Olympic village is helping refugees to help themselves.
The focus has for a long time been on protecting aircraft. We've just been reminded how vulnerable pre-check-in areas can be.
Now that Apple has refused to build a backdoor into its own device, should the FBI turn to ethical hackers to gain access to a terror suspect's iPhone?
Apple's refusal to back down in its fight with the FBI is a sharp reversal from just a few years ago when it was the government urging tech companies to do more to protect consumer privacy.
How the borrowed concept of gated communities is dividing rich from poor in the Peruvian capital.
The legal status of private security staff is, for the most part, decidedly uncertain.
We increasingly depend on algorithms applied to big data, but even algorithms make mistakes that could label us in worrying ways
Biometrics in schools may compromise pupils' life-long security for the sake of short term ease of administration.
When nearly half the world's people are under 24 years old, they clearly have a critical role to play in working for peace and security around the world.
Like France, the US faces the possibility that ISIS will attack an American city sooner or later.