Public Sector

Cybercrime

UK Government research shows 1/2 of Britons are cybercrime victims

News 22 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Despite this, only a third actually report offences to the authorities, government research finds

Superfast Dorset to bring fibre broadband to 9,000 more homes & businesses

News 17 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Third phase of project in north of county will see improved speeds for thousands

Doctor NHS

NHS England names care.data pilot programme areas

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Controversial data sharing programme to go ahead despite fears

EU to probe Amazon’s tax affairs in Luxembourg

News 9 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

The EU wants to establish if the online retail giant has received state aid illegally

Powerlines

Smart meter hack could leave homes in the dark

News 8 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Security controls lacking in electricity meters, claim researchers

Government announces funding for 5G and Wi-Fi research

News 24 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has stumped up £60,000 to support the research

Doctor NHS

NHS in "jeopardy" unless patient data access improves

News 17 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

NHS England's Tim Kelsey says more needs to be done to make access and sharing of patient data easier

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO takes shots at Facebook & Google over data collection

News 16 Sep, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Apple's business is about selling products, not collecting info, says Tim Cook

spying

Google sees 150 per cent jump in government user data requests

News 16 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Soaring requests from governments around the world despite Snowden revelations

Scotland

Scotland split could lead to higher mobile costs

News 15 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Telcos warn independence could result in rising cost of mobile networks

Spy

Yahoo reveals fine threats of up to $250,000 by US government

News 15 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Secret court documents reveal court case dated back to 2007

BBC logo

BBC says ISPs should cut off pirate connections

News 10 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

BBC Worldwide thinks those who repeatedly infringe copyright should not have an internet connection at all

Samsung, Philips and Infineon fined over chip price fixing by EU

News 4 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

€138 million fine for chip company cartel

Credit card security

The Home Depot investigates possible payment card data breach

News 3 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

US home improvement firm has confirmed it's looking into reports that its customers' payment card data may have been compromised

Illegal download

Police arrest man over illegal sports streaming website

News 3 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Manchester man nabbed by Intellectual Property Crime unit

Spam email

ICO raids Welsh claims management firm over nuisance text alerts

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Data protection watchdog said raid will help it ascertain whether or not to take enforcement action

Hypercat gets £1.6m extra funding for Internet of Things work

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Hypercat’s work to develop an open standard for the internet of things is to receive additional funding from the UK Government

BYOD

BYOD policies in local government explored

News 21 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

Some local governments are further ahead than others with BYOD, research finds

Self-driving lorries to hit UK streets in 2015

News 19 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

The lorries will allow whole convoys to transport goods with just one driver

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