Government

GCHQ to keep a closer eye on Huawei

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Government's spy agency to work closely with Chinese firm amid fears that it is spying on the UK
18 Dec 2013

Cyber security concerns will rise for all in 2014 - KPMG

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Consultancy says government, business and consumers need to be aware of threats
17 Dec 2013

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Brazil

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Former NSA contractor offers to help Brazil fight US government snooping in exchange for permanent residence
17 Dec 2013

Obama to meet with tech CEOs on NSA, HealthCare.gov issues

US President will seek advice from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce
17 Dec 2013

NSA telephone data collection ruled unconstitutional

NSA activities described as 'almost Orwellian' in first post-Snowden case
17 Dec 2013

Charting progress through awards

Egress Software Technologies followed up its 2011 UK IT Industry Award for security innovation with an even more prestigious accolade in November
16 Dec 2013

Lawsuit accuses IBM of collaborating with NSA and hurting business with China

Louisiana Sheriffs' Pension and Relief Fund says IBM should have revealed information sooner
13 Dec 2013

Government suppliers will need cyber kitemark to win business

Government updates its cyber security strategy two years after its launch
12 Dec 2013

Lack of mobile technology hampering transition to 'paperless NHS'

Medical professionals still rely on pen and paper for communications - despite 2018 deadline for 'paperless NHS'
11 Dec 2013

Government is making progress with big suppliers, claims Maude

Maude declines to comment on the Universal Credit debacle, but says GDS is involved in the long-term solution
11 Dec 2013

Post-NSA governments need to regain citizens' trust - Microsoft VP Nadella

Microsoft's cloud and enterprise head Satya Nadella says people won't use tech if they fear repercussions
11 Dec 2013

Francis Maude: ‘We’ve gone from being crap at digital to becoming a world leader’

Criticism of Obamacare and New Zealand's use of GOV.UK open source code proves that UK is a leader, claims Maude
10 Dec 2013

Encrypting data will not stop government snooping

Tech companies are looking to encryption to protect their data from the NSA – but the truth is, if the government wants, the government gets. Danny Palmer explores the issues
10 Dec 2013

Iain Duncan Smith says Universal Credit project is “on budget” and “on track”

The IT system to roll out Universal Credit "seems to be absolutely fine", says work and pensions secretary
09 Dec 2013

Eight tech firms call for changes to US government surveillance

The likes of Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all involved in 'Reform Government Surveillance' alliance
09 Dec 2013

Top 10 IT skills stories of 2013

Computing has a look at the hardest hitting IT skills stories of the year
09 Dec 2013

Public sector could tackle £20bn a year fraud through big data, claims SAS

Business analytics firm makes the case for using technology for clampdown
06 Dec 2013

Tech City gets visa and 300Mbps 4G boosts

Prime minister David Cameron unveils new visa to enable tech experts to work in the UK and £15.5m in funding
06 Dec 2013

'We’re here to manage any device… except Windows Phone' says BlackBerry

No customer demand to prioritise development, says enterprise director
04 Dec 2013

David Cameron to enter talks with China over cyber spying

Prime Minister says 'cyber dialogue between UK and China is necessary'
04 Dec 2013

BYOD vs CYOD: IT leaders explain their preference

Practitioners of both approaches to enterprise mobility discussed their advantages and drawbacks at Computing’s most recent IT Leaders’ Forum
03 Dec 2013

90 per cent of people claim benefits online, suggests small-scale Universal Credit pilot

811 of 901 people claimed their benefits online, but far sterner tests are expected
03 Dec 2013

Liam Fox MP : 'Exploiting big data is a massive economic opportunity'

Fox urges universities and industry to ensure that the UK is the first nation to profit from big data potential
28 Nov 2013

Microsoft to ramp up encryption to combat NSA surveillance

Microsoft executives meet this week to consider plans to protect customer data from the NSA
27 Nov 2013