What happens during a cyberattack on critical infrastructure?

16 May 2019

Leaders at the National Cyber Security Centre lift the lid on the impact of and lessons learned from the Triton malware assault

Which government department suffers the most data breaches?

10 May 2019

Since 2008 departments have been required to report data breaches every year. In this exclusive research – kicking off two weeks of dedicated cybersecurity content on PublicTechnology – SA Mathieson digs through the numbers to uncover government's biggest security challenges

Durham council puts democracy into digital design

8 May 2019

Designing a strategy to take digital take-up over the 50% mark means getting to the heart of what the county’s residents really want. Gill Hitchcock writes.

Five Eyes cyber summit – five things we learned

25 April 2019

This week saw a landmark public meeting of the alliance between the cyber intelligence services of the UK, US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. PublicTechnology listened in to find out more

How HMRC is working with universities to meet government's ‘big challenge’ of competing for digital skills

12 April 2019

Future talent chief Lisa Rowley talks to PublicTechnology about the growth of the department’s work placement scheme and why, to compete with private sector giants, government needs to ‘get out there and tell our story’

Why Essex council has broken with digital convention

9 April 2019

Jason Kitcat has got rid of digital strategies and teams and introduced in a single function devoted to service change. Gill Hitchcock finds out more.

How Nottinghamshire drove broadband uptake – and made £5m

17 May 2019

Ceren Clulow of Nottinghamshire County Council, discusses the benefits for local authorities in optimising the uptake of superfast broadband in their region – including potential major rebates on initial infrastructure investments

Is Matt Hancock forcing online regulation by the back door?

2 May 2019

The unilateral decision to compel social media companies to work with charities on harmful content has not been subjected to the necessary scrutiny, believes tech policy expert Heather Burns

Great NHSXpectations

24 April 2019

Ben Moody of techUK explains why the new NHS tech organisation has been welcomed by suppliers

Breaking down barriers: how to improve SMEs' access to the public sector market

29 March 2019

Research from techUK showed that smaller firms still face major challenges in winning government business. The industry body's head of public sector Henry Rex outlines why SMEs have both cause for concern and reasons to be cheerful

Government can ill afford not to invest in police technology

27 March 2019

Calum Steele of the Scottish Police Federation explains why investment and legislative changes are sorely needed to help support officers’ use of technology