With the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, every disaster now entails responding to at least two emergencies. Dataminr explains how organisations can best prepare.
A new report from the Alan Turing Institute identifies a worrying gender imbalance in a fast-growing and significant sector. PublicTechnology talks to the report’s authors about the scale of the problem and how it might be addressed.
Former DWP chief security officer Claudia Natanson to chair new professional body
Defence Medical Services (DMS) is pursuing ground-breaking digital, data and technology transformation which will revolutionise Tri-Service healthcare provision to over 135,000 Armed Forces personnel.
Mariana Pereira, director of Email Security Products at Darktrace, looks at four new tactics by hackers and how security teams can react to defend against these developments
Fifteen people have been named Turing fellows
Health service’s NHS SBS joint venture seeks suppliers for procurement vehicle
Russia and China are increasingly operating in a ‘grey zone between war and peacetime’, according to the government
Government floats £1.4m social-media analytics deal to identify ‘key influencers’ to support Covid messaging
Comms service looks for analytics to identify target audiences
Pupils grades will be decided on teacher’s judgement after widespread criticism of impact of ‘deprivation algorithm’
Foreign secretary says he is ‘deeply concerned’ by arrest of two Chinese nationals
The digital and data-driven economy has had a significant impact on our privacy. Siân Brooke from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford examines how policy professionals should respond.
The Alan Turing Institute and others are running a project seeking data and analysis professionals
Technology is helping to create bed capacity and keep surgery on schedule at Bradford NHS trust. Gill Hitchcock reports on what this means for patients and staff in what is typically a busy time of year
The body dedicated to upholding ethical standards across the public sector has published a major report examining how to ensure those standards are not threatened by AI and automation
New committee report cites importance of procurement
Biometrics and information commissioners remind Met Police that questions remain over both legal footing and public sentiment
Privacy International criticises decision to redact details of the health service’s agreement with the smart assistant
YouGov poll shows little trust that large multinational companies will treat information with adequate confidentiality
The free broadband plan has attracted attention, but the party has a number of other proposals for the use and regulation of technology. PublicTechnology rounds up the major manifesto policies
Holyrood committee to explore benefits of technology as well 'a number of concerns' about privacy and rights