Public sector

BMI rolls out £2.5m Oracle PeopleSoft admin system across entire hospital network

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Should complement NHS new Choose and Book rollout
26 Jun 2014

US ambassador: 'We must stop Chinese cyber crime'

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Max Baucus, the United States ambassador to China, says action must be taken to prevent cyber crime originating from the country
25 Jun 2014

Is the ICO doing enough to punish data sloppiness?

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With a number of organisations being let off with warnings after losing sensitive data, should the Information Commissioner's Office be taking a more hardline view, asks Danny Palmer?
25 Jun 2014

Theresa May still wants to push through 'snooper's charter', denies UK is a surveillance state

Home secretary claims legislation is needed to fight modern criminals using the web, but plans still concern privacy campaigners
25 Jun 2014

Cabinet Office and Capita joint venture to offer cyber security training for boards and CEOs

Axelos will charge a fee for scenario-based and 'gamification' training sessions
24 Jun 2014

UK tech scene 'knocking on the door' of Silicon Valley says Lord Livingston as he welcomes Salesforce to London

Tory peer boasts of thriving tech scene 'not just in London' as UK stands 'very much open for business'
23 Jun 2014

International study claims almost half of organisations obstruct citizens' access to their own data

University of Sheffield report raises concerns about access to data and calls for more to be done to ensure freedom of information
23 Jun 2014

Surrey Police axes £15m IT project due to 'lack of experience and skills'

Auditor Grant Thornton says lack of know-how led to SIREN project's termination
20 Jun 2014

US Congress to cut finance for NSA ‘backdoor snooping’

Representatives assert themselves to bar government agencies from demanding 'back door' access to IT platforms
20 Jun 2014

GCHQ can now legally track Google, Facebook and web-based email without warrants

Welcome to your connected future, citizen
18 Jun 2014

Department of Health sets out 'technology revolution' for 2014-15

Department wants to change the way it uses technology and data to improve quality or care, and help people manage their own healthcare
18 Jun 2014

Millions of patients’ NHS data sold to private companies

Care.data should be shelved until changes are made, says privacy campaigner Phil Booth
18 Jun 2014

Private company stored NHS patient records data on Google Drive

Up to 10,000 patients could have been affected by Diagnostic Health's data breaches
17 Jun 2014

Stratfor's shocking data security revealed: firm kept customer details in plain text prior to 2011 hack

Leaked Verizon report says security firm had extremely poor data protection practices, resulting in theft of data about 860,000 customers
16 Jun 2014

Arise Tony Singleton, OBE

Singleton receives royal recognition for his commitment to digital services in government.
14 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: ‘Digital literacy’ a major challenge for enterprise mobility

University of Sheffield's Christine Sexton notes difference in attitudes to mobile tech between students and teaching staff
12 Jun 2014

What's behind Huawei's UK expansion?

Chinese telecoms supplier's new Bristol research lab is but a small part of an ambitious three-year plan for Europe.
12 Jun 2014

Whitehall backtracks on G-Cloud with job title shift

The incessant game of musical chairs in Whitehall IT leaders' job titles continues, but suggests the government was wrong to drop all mention of the G-Cloud.
12 Jun 2014

Highways Agency selects BAE Systems Applied Intelligence to improve national IT estate

Deal worth £7.5m over three years
11 Jun 2014

UPDATED: European Commission to investigate Apple's tax arrangements

Competition Commissioner Joaqin Almunia to announce probe into what US has previously called "the Holy Grail of tax avoidance"
11 Jun 2014

Microsoft powers cyber arm of the law in Cambridgeshire

Peter Gothard hears how Windows 8.1 is helping the county's police with their inquiries
10 Jun 2014

US Department of Defense approves use of Android devices in Pentagon, despite security fears

Five Samsung devices added to list of approved products, despite previous concerns about security vulnerabilities of Google OS
09 Jun 2014

Europol cybercrime head: International public-private collaboration 'the one true way' to stop cyber criminals

Paul Gillen, head of operations for Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, tells Computing that the likes of Operation Tovar can only be successful if they're international in scope
09 Jun 2014

Councils are not ‘wasting millions’ by ignoring G-Cloud, claims Socitm

Socitm hits back at Bull Information Systems' suggestion that G-Cloud is always the most cost-effective option
06 Jun 2014