Public order, justice and rights

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News Public order, justice and rights

MoJ cyber strategy sets plan to appoint security SRO for all IT systems and create unified staff identity system

Strategy document outlines eight core pillars covering personnel, infrastructure, risks, and culture, with the aim of ensuring all services are resilient to cyberattack and secure design processes are universally adopted […]...
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3 Minutes
News Public order, justice and rights

Prison service will take ‘lessons learned’ into new tagging deals with G4S and Serco

Firms have previously admitted overcharging government by cumulative total of £170m but are now back in the fold, with HMPPS stressing that contracts have set clear ‘accountabilities, roles and responsibilities’ […]...
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News Public order, justice and rights

Home Office installs £600k video walls in high-tech upgrade of ‘control and command centre’ for emergency response

Department signs tech firm to potential three-year contract – which includes specifications about manufacturers under risky ‘foreign ownership’ – to deliver revamp of facility for major operations and incident response […]...
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2 Minutes
News Public order, justice and rights

‘A threat to our fundamental freedoms’ – MPs and peers voice opposition to live facial recognition

Large group of parliamentarians calls for all police forces and private companies to immediately stop using surveillance technology, which senior Conservative MP describes as a ‘threat to our civil liberties’ […]...
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Cyber Security Week Features Highlights Public order, justice and rights

Cyber Security Week: ‘Cover-ups don’t help anyone’ – how the ICO changed tack with the public sector

The UK’s data protection regulator is trialling a new approach to public bodies that eschews fines but demands improved standards and the sharing of lessons learned. PublicTechnology finds out more. […]...
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