Fraud, Risk and Governance
Chancellor unveils unit that will pursue those who defrauded government of an estimated £5bn during the pandemic
Deal signed with specialist software firm reflects huge growth in digital offences
Will Quince claims Universal Credit system has ‘coped remarkably well’ with challenges
Investigation by PoliticsHome finds Telegram anti-vaccine groups purporting to purvey fake digital and hard-copy certification
Having hitherto steadfastly maintained its opposition to issuing physical documents to recipients of EU settled status, the Home Office recently met with campaigners to listen to new proposals. PublicTechnology finds out more.
As the department processed 4.3 million new claims, fraudsters attempted to cash in
Consultation commenced on efficacy of Computer Misuse Act
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Users report being sent 'penalty charge emails'
Tax agency says freshers could be even more vulnerable to scams as teaching moves online
Chief executive Jim Harra claims department will target fraudsters
General enquiries line of Government Legal Department is being used to perpetrate fraud
One in five feel more at risk
Deal for Airbus technology follows £400m spent on acquiring OneWeb
But foreign secretary Raab claims UK is ‘absolutely confident’ in attribution and was right to make public pronouncement
Auditors uncover £15m in fraud and errors and urge vigilance against dangers posed by pandemic
NCSC sets up reporting hub and asks public to shop suspected fraudsters
Deputy director position comes with salary of £90,000
Public told to keep an eye out for scam emails and texts
The NCSC’s annual report reveals that a public sector entity or business is hit with a major cyberattack about twice each day. PublicTechnology looks at the biggest risks facing government and how they can be mitigated
Government seeks input on possible new methods of protecting currency
New technology could eradicate need to remove liquids from hand luggage