European consortium will engage with local government ‘everywhere’ as part of open data project to give individuals greater control of their online data.
The Ministry of Defence has launched a test to identify armed forces personnel with a skills for cyber security work.
The government is being urged to involve local authorities in the development of the UK National Cyber Security Centre to ensure councils are not left behind in the push for increased cyber security.
The Information Commissioner’s Office should have greater powers to audit local government and health organisations, MPs have said.
An error in the database used to process the votes in the London mayoral elections led to the results being announced more than four hours later than planned, a London Assembly review panel has heard.
The managing director of Wolverhampton City Council has been ordered to sign a commitment to improve staff data-protection training after recent incidents in which sensitive employee information were inadvertently disclosed
A leaked document allegedly from whistleblower Edward Snowden has detailed MI5’s struggle to keep pace with the amount of data it was generating at the start of the decade.
Most of the UK public say they trust that government would handle data security issues well, as CESG releases guidance on data protection for the public sector.
Microsoft shows a few of the ways that governments can turn data into insight
Digital transformation projects that lack long-term resourcing and buy-in from council leaders risk being isolated and unsustainable, the Local Government Association has said.
Microsoft makes the case for local councils to move to the cloud
As IT security evolves, employees must be kept in the loop about how to keep themselves and their organisations secure, says Joel Dolisy, CIO, SolarWinds
The government has announced that it will introduce legislation to ease the sharing of data held by public bodies.
The NHS has granted search engine giant Google access to over 1.6 million patient records to enable the firm to develop a healthcare early warning app.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined £185,000 after the information watchdog said it had “played fast and loose” with personal details of its staff.
MEP and former European commissioner Viviane Reding talks data protection and why economics trumps feminism.
The information watchdog has threatened a council with court action unless it implements data protection training and guidance.
Standards and Testing Agency chief executive Jennifer Coupland blames "failure to follow appropriate clearance processes" and apologises to parents and teachers.
West Yorkshire Police has teamed up with digital crime specialist at Leeds Beckett University to develop new ways of fighting cybercrime.
Staff working in a number of public sector bodies will have access to a new information resource to promote cyber resilience within the business community as part of a new project.
Almost a third of government ICT professionals don’t trust the public cloud to keep their data secure – a much higher proportion than the private sector.
There used to be so many ways of classifying government data it was difficult to ensure data protection. Now there are much clearer rules, argues Microsoft.