The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
NSA: ‘We have not responded to a zero-day in two years – our adversaries are hitting known vulnerabilities’
Cybersecurity unit director reveals how US intelligence agency is working to spread best practice by promoting openness and collaboration
The technical director of the National Cyber Security Centre tells PublicTechnology about the organisation’s achievements so far, and what it is doing to prepare for an inevitable cyber emergency
Interview: Surveillance Camera Commissioner discusses his mission to protect privacy and human rights
As an ever-greater volume of increasingly sophisticated devices watch us all, PublicTechnology talks to regulator Tony Porter about his office’s role in ensuring surveillance is always used ‘proportionately and sensitively’
Luton Borough Council chose to renew its IT contract rather than go with a new provider. The council’s technology lead tells Gill Hitchcock how it shifted to an outcomes-based approach – and why a flexible 10-year contract can still be a good deal.
‘The skill set for any CIO is the same’: Socitm president Geoff Connell on moving from borough to county
Geoff Connell took up his role of CIO at Norfolk County Council in August last year. Rebecca Hill asks him how he found the change from the London Borough of Newham, and finds out what’s on his to-do list.
As long-term outsourcing arrangement is phased out, authority looks to engage with wide array of new suppliers
Newly created role comes with brief to ‘transform service delivery’ of county council
Countries also sign cyber cooperation pledge
Peter Ford of Pegasytems believes Whitehall has both the necessary will and technology to achieve its ambitions of operating as a single entity
Just as with outsourcing before it, cloud will not fix underlying operational complexity, according to Richard Blanford of Fordway
Shaun Gomm of Sigma would like to see SMEs involved at every stage of the process