Technology Reporter, Sky News
Alexander Martin is a technology reporter for Sky News in London. He studied English at the University of Cambridge and graduated in 2014. His reporting has examined how technological changes are affecting society and democratic institutions, and how in turn democratic institutions and society are effecting technological changes.
Intelligence gathering is generally considered an acceptable part of international relations, despite the outcry over some cyber espionage campaigns. The impact of these campaigns – for the perpetrator and the victim – is almost always secret. But when the target organisations are NGOs and human rights campaigners, the intentions of the attackers is much more observable. This talk brings some of those stories to light.