With new internet-safety legislation due later this year, respondents to a government consultation have urged the creation of a dedicated regulator with the power to punish
Crown Prosecution Service hit with £325k fine for losing DVDs with ‘most intimate details’ of abuse victims
After ICO punishment, CPS claims new digital evidence-transfer system will mean such a breach...
'Like swimming in a pool of sharks' - less than one in 4,000 Met Police PCs running latest version of Windows
More than half of force's PC estate still running on unsupported Windows XP operating system
A motion to appoint lawyer Daren Fitzhenry is to be put before the Scottish Parliament
Joe Kim of SolarWinds looks at what government IT pros can expect from hybrid IT, and whether implementing it will provide any benefits
Group chat services can make civil servants more efficient by reducing email overload. If government does not embrace them, it will lose out
A fresh look at data protection and backup best practice, particularly when it comes to ransomware.
Fear around GDPR is being "hyped up by companies trying to sell solutions".
Data protection legislation commitment survives Tory cull of manifesto promises
Bradford Council will work with local digital innovation centre and businesses to pre-empt cyber attacks
With the cyber threat shifting its focus to sabotage rather than data theft, many of the defences deployed by public sector organisations will have to be adapted for the new world
New threats require the sort of joint civilian and military planning that was common in the Cold War – but with a focus on cyber rather than nuclear, says Jennifer Cole of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
Council knew about vulnerability for months prior to attacker gaining access to emails
Last month's high-profile cyber attack caused chaos across much of the NHS, but some parts were unscathed. SA Mathieson explores why
Cloud Industry Forum finds widespread confusion and degree of apathy among UK organisations in regards to GDPR
Grants of up to £100,000 available for eligible organisations
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
Information Commissioner's Office shows sharp increase in data breach incidents in central government and courts sectors.
Council published sensitive data of family on its online portal
Earlier this year the Office for National Statistics launched its Data Science Campus, promising to deliver ‘data science for public good’. Rebecca Hill spoke to its managing director Tom Smith to find out what that means in practice.
European consortium will engage with local government ‘everywhere’ as part of open data project to give individuals greater control of their online data.
A council was forced to block all emails from the public and external organisations for a week following the NHS cyber attack, it has emerged
Government must triple the funding for securing its online services, according to industry body TechUK in the wake of last week’s cyberattack which affected the NHS.