Government

James Brokenshire on the cyber role of the National Crime Agency

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"The NCA is leading in the fight against the most serious and organised cyber criminals," says former government security minister in an exclusive interview with Computing
14 Mar 2014

Cabinet Office launches Cyber Security Challenge 'masterclass'

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The event will culminate in a champion being crowned on Saturday evening
14 Mar 2014

MoD cyber crime warning to SMEs: ‘They’re out to get you’

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Ministry spokesperson warns SMEs gathered at Coventry University that they're a prime target for hackers
14 Mar 2014

Cyber security - what does the future hold?

Callum Sinclair, partner at law firm DLA Piper, reflects on the EU Directive for Network and Information Security - and highlights the risks in imposing more red tape on businesses
14 Mar 2014

Attracting cyber security talent a 'challenge' for police - Cyber Crime Unit's Andy Archibald

"Within the private sector the salary packages are more attractive," Archibald tells e-Crime Congress
11 Mar 2014

Cameron pledges £45m to develop internet of things

Prime Minister tells CeBIT trade show that UK and Germany could drive a new industrial revolution
10 Mar 2014

National Audit Office set to replace Oracle ERP system in £1m tender

NAO to replace Oracle e-Business Suite system to get 'additional functionality'
07 Mar 2014

DWP CIO Andy Nelson steps down

Nelson quits after a year in post that has seen damaging revelations about IT projects associated with Universal Credit
07 Mar 2014

Between the NSA and Patriot Act, is data privacy extinct?

Sooraj Shah investigates whether firms rushing to build data centres outside the US are just wasting their time
06 Mar 2014

Security flaw left Parliament website open to hackers

'Depressing basic error' could have been used to distribute malware within parliament, reveals programmer Terence Eden
04 Mar 2014

Government allocates £250m rural broadband cash

England to get the vast majority of the funds - £184m
26 Feb 2014

Is a restricted Internet our 21st century Prohibition? It’s starting in Britain

Rafael Laguna, CEO of Open-Xchange, argues that we can't afford to stand by and allow internet freedom to be restricted by government
21 Feb 2014

Why are people still hanging on to Windows XP, and are they dicing with disaster?

Avast and KPMG weigh in on the debate
21 Feb 2014

Gloucestershire County Council selects Steria for IT services contract

Five-year deal sees Council drop Capita
21 Feb 2014

Christopher Graham reappointed as Information Commissioner

Graham will continue to head up ICO until at least 2016
19 Feb 2014

Cloud is 'the direction of travel' for NHS computing

Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust director of IT, argues cloud will aid the mobile revolution in healthcare
13 Feb 2014

US government sets out cyber security framework for business and industry

Voluntary framework to protect against cyber threats laid out by NIST and Barack Obama
13 Feb 2014

HMRC delays RTI penalties and readies Universal Credit integration

6 April deadline will be extended as employers continue to struggle with RTI reporting
12 Feb 2014

Year of Code is a 'vapid PR exercise with no thought whatsoever', says resigned board member Mulqueeny

Organisers 'sidelined everyone' and 'borrowed brand kudos' while leaving experts out of the light, says Young Rewired State founder
12 Feb 2014

Obama reforms for NSA ‘limited’, says ex-NSA chief

Plenty of room for manoeuvre for spy agency, says General Michael Hayden
11 Feb 2014

Is the government finally going to walk the walk with open source?

After years of talking about vendor lock-in and cutting costs, Sooraj Shah asks whether Whitehall is finally fully embracing open standards
11 Feb 2014

National Archive uses MongoDB to put First World War diaries online

Historical documents are available to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform
11 Feb 2014

Government in talks with web firms to block 'extremist' web content

Move aims to block access to violent videos and would also encompass some types of pornography
10 Feb 2014

H4cked Off: Has Michael Gove learned his lesson?

The education secretary's not everybody's favourite, but he's starting to make the right noises in IT at least
10 Feb 2014