Methods including intercepting phone calls and bulk data collection to fall under the expanded remit of IPCO
Reform think tank urges Home Office to provide £450m spending grant and create academy to train thousands of cyber specialists
Ministry of Defence looking to appoint technology figurehead
Home Office to bring in digital methods to replace £3.6m-a-year system
Union BMA commends trust on swift response to leak of trainee GPs' details but calls for thorough investigation
Trials also ongoing in local government and private sector
Social media, BYOD, and 'clicking the link' - public sector IT chiefs name their biggest security headaches
Government IT professionals discuss how to ensure they remain protected
Joe Kim of SolarWinds looks at what government IT pros can expect from hybrid IT, and whether implementing it will provide any benefits
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)
Latest attack analysis from Dimension Data shows 14% of all cyber attacks were on the public sector - putting it at the top of the most attacked sectors list for the first time
ICO slams police force for ‘cavalier’ attitude to data after unencrypted interview footage goes missing
Greater Manchester Police slapped with £150,000 fine from data protection watchdog for failing to protect sensitive footage of interviews with victims of violent crimes
The Ministry of Defence has launched a competition for small businesses to develop new ways of using data to improve decision-making as part of efforts to increase its data analytics abilities.
As the New Year approaches, PublicTechnology takes a look at what we might expect in the world of digital government in 2017.
Police forces need to increase their use of online crime reporting tools, live-streaming videos and adoption of cloud-based systems, TechUK has said.techUK estimates the cost of police time spent on low level crime reporting to be £130m a year.3
Policing Vision 2025 sets out plans to boost staff skills, share digital evidence and improve recording and analysis of online crime.
As the UK’s first director general for digital heads for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and the Government Digital Service struggles to maintain its footing at the centre, David Walker asks what the reality is for government digital.
The National Cyber Security Centre has committed to improving collaboration with councils and producing better guidance for local government.
The Scottish government is advertising for a chief digital officer for social security for the second time this year as it gains control of benefit systems.
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 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.
The UK has to take a more proactive approach to cyber security to cope with increasingly digitised systems and the growing digital economy, the chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre has said.