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.
Birmingham City Council has scrapped its controversial joint venture with Capita three years early.
Department advertises 12 Grade 7 posts, seeking leaders in digital skills, policy, analytics and security, as well as delivery, service and product managers
UK data watchdog says tools used in targeted advertising ‘have a significant potential impact on individuals’ privacy'
Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
EU-funded project Decode to look at how distributed ledgers could help people better control their personal data in a bid to build trust around data ownership
IT association says results of second stage of website accessibility test indicate ‘ongoing challenge’ for councils
Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue
Liberal Democrats say they will repeal controversial Investigatory Powers Act - as Labour calls for ‘proportionate’ controls
Implied consent ‘not an appropriate legal basis’ for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind
Leaked letter from government's national data guardian Fiona Caldicott says patient records were being used to test and develop Streams app - not for direct care
Governments must start taking cyber security as seriously as physical military security, according to Microsoft’s president, in the wake of the attack which affected the NHS on Friday.
Common Technology Services director is the latest in a long line of departures from the organisation since it has been under new management
UPDATE: NHS Digital says malware variant is Wanna Decryptor; Reports of ransomware attack affecting a number of NHS trusts, as healthcare staff report cancelled operations and lack of access to medical files
Information Commissioner’s Office annual report shows that local government generated the most complaints
Leaked manifesto focuses on boosting digital investment and connectivity with pledges for 30Mbps universal broadband, free wi-fi and 5G roll-out
Payment system error comes just months after the pair signed a new 10-year deal
Company ditches plan to sell business after competition watchdog announces investigation - a move that will see the healthcare staff that rely on the tech left with no choice of network
Lydia Drumright argues for a more accurate common language will help boost public trust
CivTech 2.0 poses a new set of challenges for companies looking to solve public sector problems
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