Tag Archives: Julia Lopez

Government backs PSTI safeguards to end use of default passwords

Gambling leadership has been alerted to the government-backed Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill – which aims to safeguard the use of smart devices. Drafted by the DCMS, the legislation will allow the government to ban universal default passwords and force firms to be transparent to customers about what they are doing to fix security flaws in connectable products. …

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Whittingdale exits DCMS as gambling awaits Ministerial re-assignment

John Whittingdale, the DCMS minister overseeing the review of the 2005 Gambling Act, has been removed from his position in PM Boris Johnson’s latest cabinet reshuffle. The minister will be returning the backbenches, and will allegedly be replaced by former Cabinet Office Parliamentary Secretary Julia Lopez, MP for the Greater London constituency of Hornchurch and Upminster. Despite her promotion to …

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