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Cabinet Office seeks tech leader to spearhead ‘next generation of working at Secret capabilities’

The Government Security Group is recruiting for a vacant role for a senior tech representative

‘Potential to mislead’ – watchdog to keep a close eye on candidates’ use of stats

The chair of regulatory body the UK Statistics Authority has written to the leaders of

Compatibility with UK laws and shared responsibility: MoD sets cloud security controls for suppliers

Shortly after a cyberattack allegedly perpetrated by China, the MoD has issued security guidance prohibiting

HMRC takes recent tech contract spend over £1bn with ‘new build’ services deal for Making Tax Digital

Department has awarded a quintet of major technology deals in the past three weeks via

Meta accedes to Police Scotland’s demand for data in sextortion case

After being extorted via fraudsters on Instragram soliciting compromising material, Scottish teenager Murray Dowey died

London hospitals still facing ‘significant impact on delivery of NHS services’ after ransomware attack pinned on Russian cyber gang

Attack on key provider of pathology services continues to cause disruption to care at trusts

Study shows ubiquity of misinformation as election looms

A new survey from the Alan Turing Institute has found that 19 in 20 citizens

Child Benefit payments issued today after two-day wait following HMRC tech issues

Hundreds of thousands of parents who were not paid as scheduled on Monday were issued

Passport Office explores tech for £100m deal to validate docs and extract data

Home Office agency issues commercial RFI notice outlining plans to establish a major new contract

All election candidates offered cyber protection support

For the first time – and amid rising concerns about the safety of politicians –

Frontline services impacted by cyberattack in ‘major IT incident’ affecting London hospitals

Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College hospitals – which treat a cumulative 10,000 patients each

DWP develops data tool to simulate ‘future world and how we can prepare for it’

The department is working to create a system that could process economic and societal data

Government rolls out online hub for evaluations

Evaluation Registry has been launched and made mandatory for all Whitehall departments, but the publicly

HMRC offers £100k for leader to ‘spearhead channel shift’

The tax agency is advertising for a senior manager to take on responsibility for delivering

Number of ICO-registered organisations rises 160% since GDPR

According to stats released by outgoing data and digital infrastructure minister Julia Lopez, the number

Scottish national innovation centre unveils tool that could support early dementia detection

CENSIS, a specialist facility based in Glasgow University, has launched an Internet of Things system

‘A significant gap between HMRC’s perceptions and what taxpayers can do online’

Three professional bodies for tax and finance professionals have made submissions to parliament, warning that

‘It might take over the world’ – schoolchildren issue warning over government AI

Children taking part in a project that works with schools to gather pupils’ feedback on
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