European consortium will engage with local government ‘everywhere’ as part of open data project to give individuals greater control of their online data.
A government-ordered review of the Investigatory Powers Bill has supported the security services’ need to harvest data to fight terrorism, but called for the creation of a new expert advisory panel to keep watchdog commissioners and the home secretary up to date on technology
More work is needed to establish the costs and savings from extending the government’s identity verification service to local government, according to the Government Digital Service.
Cambridgeshire County Council has been warned that it could be breaching the law because it cannot currently delete records held on its children, family and adults systems.
Data is at risk because the Metropolitan Police is still running 27,000 computers on the Windows XP operating system, according to a London Assembly member.
Former NHS England patients and information director Tim Kelsey has been appointed to run Australia’s new agency responsible for all national digital health services and IT.
Chief clinical information officers must be given more powers to tackle the risks of integrated care models to stop them being undermined by security breaches, writes Saif Abed, Imprivata's medical director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The Ministry of Justice has published a set of nine principles it will stick to as it updates outdated hardware that is making work difficult for employees.
The government has announced that its payment system GOV.UK Pay is compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.
The government has approved the first Blockchain-technology supplier, paving the way for the use of distributed ledger services to be used across the public sector.
A survey of the 100 biggest councils in the UK has shown that 44% do not have a strategy for the use of the cloud – despite 73% saying they use it for some form of data storage.
Liverpool and Salford councils have announced they are to share a technology platform that provider SAP hopes will expand across the north.
Government departments should measure themselves against rigorous, evidence-based cybersecurity standards, the UK’s national academy of science has said.
The 28 EU member states have voted in support of the data sharing agreement between the EU and the United States.
As part of PublicTechnology's Brexit series, Socitm president Geoff Connell says that we shouldn’t jump to conclusions about the effect of the referendum as there is still much legal wrangling to be done.
The government has scrapped its heavily-criticised care.data scheme following the publication of the long-awaited Caldicott review of security standards for health and social care data.
The Government Digital Service has updated its guidelines to mandate that services run on secure HTTPS and use HTTP Strict Transport Security by 1 October 2016.
The Singapore government has moved to prevent officials from accessing the internet on devices that have access to civilian data. Vishanth Weerakkody, professor of digital governance at Brunel University, says it is not the retrograde step some think it is.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has used the launch of its annual report to stress the importance of data protection after the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
The CESG, the information security arm of GCHQ, is tightening up the process for certifying cyber security consultancy companies.
Around 77,000 fraudulent signatures have been removed from an online petition calling for a second EU referendum.
Councils across the country are facing financial uncertainty after the UK public yesterday voted to leave the European Union.