Latest Ministry of Defence articles

Government selects CGI to develop National Security Vetting Solution

Cloud computing use is a major government IT strategy
Four-year deal will see IT services firm develop tool to manager more than 200,000 security clearance applications a year
15 Jan 2015

Ministry of Defence takes G-Cloud route for new data centre

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G-Cloud data centre contract with Ark will save money and carbon emissions, claims MoD
09 Dec 2014

New Ministry of Defence CIO outlines transformation plans

MoD CIO Mike Stone warns that IT transformation 'won't happen overnight'
08 Aug 2014

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

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

Ofcom identifies spectrum bands that could be used for 5G

New spectrum could expand mobile data capacity by 25 times by 2030
21 Nov 2013

MoD appoints former Post Office and TfL IT chief as CIO

Yvonne Ferguson begins work as a "3* CIO" in January 2014
14 Nov 2013

MoD recruiting 'cyber reservists' to defend the UK and attack enemies

Recruitment for cyber workforce will begin in October
30 Sep 2013

NG Bailey awarded Ministry of Defence networking contract extension

NG Bailey will remain responsible for communications across more than 210 military bases
23 Sep 2013

‘Secure’ Android tablets launched for government and MoD

Becrypt and Getac team up to provide security platforms for Windows 8 and Android tablets
20 Aug 2013

Hackers stole data from Ministry of Defence contractor

Government report describes cyber threat to UK as 'disturbing in its scale and complexity'
10 Jul 2013

Government teams with HP, Rolls-Royce and BT to toughen up defence supply chain

MoD, CPNI and government to work with nine organisations to set a template for commercial sectors to follow
05 Jul 2013

Software development issues partly to blame for MoD project delays

139 months of delays increased costs by £572m in the year to April 2012
10 Jan 2013

Government lost 2,000 items of IT equipment in 2011-2012

Ministry of Defence accounts for over half of lost computers, mobile phones and other IT items
08 Jan 2013

MoD extends cyber security deal with BT

Improvements in MoD systems needed to deter constant attacks
06 Jul 2012

MoD chief: There is more risk than ever of data being compromised

Captain Simon Wise says the MoD is continually under cyber attack
25 Apr 2012

Bring your own device would not work in MoD, says defence chief

Security measures would negate benefits of consumerisation
24 Apr 2012

Storm clouds gather for CSC as Unite protests against redundancies (UPDATED 19 April)

Union announces plans to take to the streets – meanwhile, controversy grows over CSC's public sector work
18 Apr 2012

London prepares for spike in Wi-Fi demand during 2012 Olympics

UK to borrow 'spectrum' from public sector bodies to cope with unprecedented demand for Wi-Fi during 2012 Olympic Games
24 Jan 2012

MoD reveals its part in the UK cyber strategy

Major Jonathan Shaw details his organisation's responsibilities under the new cyber security strategy
29 Nov 2011

Logica signs major contracts with MoD, SSE and Galileo

The service firm also announced mid-year revenue of £1.9bn
08 Aug 2011

£752m of MoD kit goes AWOL

Inadequate stock tracking systems result in major security risks and red faces all round
05 Jul 2011

MoD to recruit 12,500 Getac tablets for front-line service

Ministry to pay £30m for provision of technology
27 Jun 2011

Government cyber security plans to focus on information assurance

Francis Maude has declared that additional funding will be available to promote cyber security
02 Jun 2011

MoD gives BT another tour of duty in £640m deal

MoD extends BT's Defence Fixed Telecommunications Service contract to 2015
09 Sep 2010