A fresh look at data protection and backup best practice, particularly when it comes to ransomware.
"At the end of the day, the services are all the same, so if you’re doing bins from Shetland to Glasgow to the Borders, we all do similar services"
Fear around GDPR is being "hyped up by companies trying to sell solutions".
Data protection legislation commitment survives Tory cull of manifesto promises
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
Watchdog looks for international input on new regulatory landscape
Bradford Council will work with local digital innovation centre and businesses to pre-empt cyber attacks
With the cyber threat shifting its focus to sabotage rather than data theft, many of the defences deployed by public sector organisations will have to be adapted for the new world
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)
Council knew about vulnerability for months prior to attacker gaining access to emails
Cloud Industry Forum finds widespread confusion and degree of apathy among UK organisations in regards to GDPR
Grants of up to £100,000 available for eligible organisations
Benefit fraud is worse than ever. Gary Pettengell asks if new technology is helping?
Audit Scotland, the independent body responsible for auditing most of Scotland’s public organisations, has released a new report detailing five key principles that public bodies should use to deliver digital projects.
Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue
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.
Information Commissioner’s Office annual report shows that local government generated the most complaints
Advert for team of six with a £600,000 budget comes as former privacy adviser calls for a total review and reset of the government’s identity assurance services
Project plans include using distributed ledger technology to give healthcare workers secure access to biometric data from wearables
Job offered at £107,000 as London Office for Data Analytics pilot indicates initial successes
Kent council’s Twitter feed claimed to have been ‘taken over by the citizens of Medway’, announcing end to parking restrictions and council tax