A major government-commissioned study found that about half of UK organisations are lacking basic security skills. PublicTechnology talks to the researchers behind to find out where the skills gaps are and how they can filled
The digital and data-driven economy has had a significant impact on our privacy. Siân Brooke from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford examines how policy professionals should respond.
Department floats contract notice
Coronavirus could be a boon for cybercriminals, but could also be an ideal time for organisations to tune up their security, writes Henry Asson of the PublicTechnology events series
NCSC sets up reporting hub and asks public to shop suspected fraudsters
John Manzoni’s farewell message to Whitehall stresses the need for continued improvement
About 28 million records of young learners were compromised earlier this year
London-based IT and consultancy firm Glue Reply nabs two-year contract
Spend Network creates tool allowing departments to search for international suppliers
Campaign launched by Labour MP Chi Onwurah is supported by 124 other members
The Government Transformation Strategy set out an array of ambitions for a three-year timeframe that has now reached its end. A range of expert commentators discuss whether its aims have been achieved.
Government response to select committee outlines measures taken at tax agency
Patent agency says services are ‘mainly unaffected’
Organisations do not need to make submissions but will be supported if they wish to do so
Digital minister confident networks will remain ‘resilient’ as citizens work from home and box-set binge
Matt Warman claims government is working with industry to monitor traffic in real time
NAO publishes critical report as committee chair says five-week delay in payment remains a ‘fundamental flaw’ with benefits programme
Usual competition processes can be bypassed, Cabinet Office has announced
Interview: GDS head Alison Pritchard on ministerial change, the spending review and the benefits of comedy
The Government Digital Service was created to be a radical agent of reform. Director general Alison Pritchard tells PublicTechnology that, while it now prefers to work more collaboratively, it still has the stomach for a scrap.
Vulnerable and lonely people can call for free to obtain support with isolation or practical help
GDS review concluded that moving to US-style nomenclature would be ‘confusing’
NHS and government bodies will not be constrained, regulator and health secretary indicate
Department to stop automatically sending out hard-copy forms to those who used them in the previous year