Peter Warren

Technology and Investigative Journalist

Peter is a freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. Former technology editor of Scotland on Sunday and the Sunday Express and an associate producer for BBC2, he has worked across a variety of media, including the Guardian, the Daily Mirror, Evening Standard, the Sunday Times, the Sunday Express, Sunday Business, Channel 4, Sky News, the BBC and specialist magazines. He has also advised a number of PR agencies on their technology clients. In 1996 Peter was runner-up in the UK Press Gazette Business Awards for Technology Scoop of the Year. A guest speaker on Technology Ethics to the European Union’s Information Society Technologies conference in Helsinki, Peter, who lives in Suffolk, is an acknowledged expert on computer security issues.

In 2006, Peter won the BT IT Security News story of the year prize for his work exposing the practice of discarding computer had drives containing sensitive business and personal data.

In 2007, Peter won the IT Security News story of the year prize again for work done with Future Intelligence showing that Chinese hackers had broken into the UK Houses of Parliament.