The NCSC’s annual report reveals that a public sector entity or business is hit with a major cyberattack about twice each day. PublicTechnology looks at the biggest risks facing government and how they can be mitigated
Grants of up to £100,000 available for eligible organisations
Benefit fraud is worse than ever. Gary Pettengell asks if new technology is helping?
Audit Scotland, the independent body responsible for auditing most of Scotland’s public organisations, has released a new report detailing five key principles that public bodies should use to deliver digital projects.
Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue
Governments must start taking cyber security as seriously as physical military security, according to Microsoft’s president, in the wake of the attack which affected the NHS on Friday.
Information Commissioner’s Office annual report shows that local government generated the most complaints
Advert for team of six with a £600,000 budget comes as former privacy adviser calls for a total review and reset of the government’s identity assurance services
Project plans include using distributed ledger technology to give healthcare workers secure access to biometric data from wearables
Job offered at £107,000 as London Office for Data Analytics pilot indicates initial successes
Kent council’s Twitter feed claimed to have been ‘taken over by the citizens of Medway’, announcing end to parking restrictions and council tax
Election 2017: Party manifestos urged to focus on IT systems for Brexit and championing digital leadership
As parliament dissolves and the date of the poll marches closer, parties of all colours are working up their manifestos. Rebecca Hill asks what they could, or should, have in store for tech.
Report says tax authority’s plan doesn’t take into account potential changes in technology or the shift to provide services through digital channels
Finance Bill debate raises concerns over tax authority’s IR35 calculator
Financial secretary to the Treasury tells parliament that Making Tax Digital is not gone for good
Wash-up period sees government compromise to rush crucial tax legislation through House of Commons today
‘Tragedy in waiting’: Government slammed over potential six-month gap in emergency service communications
Plan to update emergency services communications network dealt another blow as scathing Public Accounts Committee report warns of “potentially catastrophic” impact on public safety
Company to provide a range of cloud and IT services as part of the Met’s technology transformation programme
MPs slam government for lack of clear technical leadership and contingency planning to deal with website collapse
In three weeks, voters in Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool get to choose new mayors, but you’d be hard pushed to find much mention of tech in their manifestos, says David Walker. He asks if there’s a reason for their seemingly half-hearted approach to IT...
Think tank says data dashboards have the potential to mislead and urges government to boost staff’s data science skills
Committee chairman asks to see contingency plans for replacement of existing customs programme as doubt is cast on readiness for Brexit