Investigatory Powers Bill: technology issues evidence session

03 December 2015

The Science and Technology Committee holds second evidence session on the draft Investigatory Powers Bill: technology issues, hearing from internet service providers, the Home Office and cyber security experts.


Tuesday 8 December 2015 at 2.15 pm, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 2.15 pm

  • Mark Hughes, President, BT Security
  • Antony Walker, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, techUK

At 3.15 pm

  • Professor Bernard Silverman, Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office
  • Richard Alcock, Programme Director of the Communication Capabilities Directorate, Home Office
  • Dr Robert Nowill, Cyber Security Challenge UK Chairman and Herne Hill Consulting

Purpose of the session

The Committee continues its inquiry into technological issues arising from the draft Investigatory Powers Bill. This evidence session will hear from representatives of relevant businesses offering internet services as well as Home Office and cyber security experts.

Further Information

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