European consortium will engage with local government ‘everywhere’ as part of open data project to give individuals greater control of their online data.
The government must proceed with caution when considering regulation of the Internet of Things and realise a one-size-fits-all approach may not be appropriate, an academic from a leading IoT research group has said.
The National Cyber Security Centre is reportedly planning to list government departments that fail to comply with cyber security measures.
The team behind the government’s identity assurance scheme are working on tech to allow users to pause their verification process in a bid to encourage more people to create identities.
MPs have urged the government to set a strategy to deal with the ethics and technology associated with rapid advances in artificial intelligence and robotics.
Three-quarters of policing and crime websites lack secure connections, according to a study from the Centre for Public Safety.
The government needs to offer much more clarity on how it plans to up departmental data sharing in its Digital Economy Bill, MPs have been told.
The number of NHS trusts being targeted by cyber attacks is on the rise, with reports indicating that at least 28 were hit by ransomware in the past year.
The Government Digital Service is continuing its recruitment drive – as its Platform as a Service team resorts to hand signals in ‘frustrating’ team meetings.
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has set out plans to bring all digital activity under one roof in a new digital strategy.
More than half of the British public think it would be easier to use government services if departments were better at sharing information, a survey has found.
The UK government's much-trailed National Cyber Security Centre has opened for business, with new headquarters to be established in an office development in Victoria, London.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is to hire a chief technology adviser as part of work to build up its technology capacity, Elizabeth Denham has said.
Birmingham GP and national clinical lead for NHS England’s Patient Online programme Masood Nazir has won the EHI award for clinical informatics leadership.
Scotland’s cities could improve “significantly” on the way they use technology and innovation to drive growth, a report from the CITIE partnership has said.
Providers of government services must be ready to offer departments more flexibility, even when exiting from a contract, according to a report from supplier Atos.
The Scottish government pilot scheme aiming to boost innovation in government has announced the winners of seven challenges aimed at finding digital solutions for public sector problems.
The Home Office is seeking a director of infrastructure and platforms to develop a “new culture of technical excellence” in the department.
Start-ups have been offered the chance to gain a spot in the UK's first cyber security accelerator as part of the government's £1.9m national cyber security programme.
The Secret Intelligence Service MI6 is reported to be recruiting almost 1,000 new staff in response to rapid changes in technology and increasing amounts of digital information.
Public sector bodies using the Government Secure Intranet Convergence Framework have been told to move quickly to find and procure new services, before the contractual cover for existing services expires.
Approach transformation projects with digital mindset not just digital tools, says Capita solutions director
The idea that digital transformation will ever be finished is an “illusion” and government should focus on establishing long-term leadership to ensure evolution at a more organic pace, a Capita director has said.