Government

Maude claims UK will be G8's 'most digital government' by 2015

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'There are still challenges but with the help of the Government Digital Service I am determined that the UK will be the G8's most digital government by next year'
09 Jan 2014

Further delays to Universal Credit expected after DWP and GDS spat

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Francis Maude pulls out GDS IT staff after disagreements between Department for Work and Pensions and Cabinet Office
08 Jan 2014

The ‘IT skills gap’ – a genuine problem or just scaremongering?

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Is UK plc scaremongering the government into relaxing visa restrictions?
05 Jan 2014

Post-NSA government still trusted over private firms with personal data handling

Ernst & Young report suggests people still happy to share personal information with government - but wary of web firms
02 Jan 2014

H4cked Off: Snowden’s not the messiah, or even a particularly naughty boy. He’s just some guy.

Let's drop the profile pieces and get back to the slightly wider issue of all the illegal data theft, yeah?
02 Jan 2014

How big data is foiling fraud

Authorities on either side of the Atlantic are using analytics to fight fraud. Danny Palmer examines how, through the use of big data, governments are saving billions
27 Dec 2013

DWP outlines ICT savings targets in commercial strategy

Government department hopes to increase spend with SMEs by 25 per cent by March 2015
23 Dec 2013

Government advises public sector organisations on cloud services

Document intended to help organisations consider security features of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
23 Dec 2013

GCHQ and NSA spied on charities, allies, and an EU official

US and UK spy agencies worked together to monitor a list of surveillance targets in more than 60 countries
20 Dec 2013

Nine in 10 local councils have made no G-Cloud procurements

Survey by Six Degrees group suggests G-Cloud struggling for momentum outside Whitehall
20 Dec 2013

ISP porn filters block sex education, rape support sites

Sexual health advice, porn addiction resources and domestic abuse aid also barred
19 Dec 2013

HMRC warned over real-time information system disaster recovery

MPs urge HMRC to address disaster recovery in new real-time information PAYE system
19 Dec 2013

White House report recommends reducing NSA surveillance powers

Mass phone records shouldn't be kept, suggests report into NSA surveillance
19 Dec 2013

"Superfast broadband" expands to 5,000 more rural premises

Maria Miller hails "Super Switch-on Day" for rural broadband
18 Dec 2013

GCHQ to keep a closer eye on Huawei

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

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

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Brazil

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