29 March 2017 — There has been a concerted effort in the EU this week to introduce legislation to increase the ability of law enforcement to access data stored on secure messaging sites like WhatsApp. EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová has suggested new measures will be drafted in June, whilst the UK Home Secretary has convened a board of technology experts to propose solutions after the terrorist behind last week’s Westminster attack was found to have used WhatsApp.

NATO have announced this week that they will invest €3billion in improving satellite bandwidth and cybersecurity across the alliance. Further details of the contracts will be announced at the April Defence Conference in Ottawa, Canada