Government IT Strategy

Visit/government-it-strategy/29913/fbi-issues-warrant-for-texas-shooters-iphone-data
News

FBI issues warrant for Texas shooter's iPhone data

Apple ordered to provide iCloud information related to gunman's iPhone SE - reports
20 Nov 2017
Visit/public-sector/29864/only-competition-can-save-the-uk-from-its-broadband-crisis
public sector

Only competition can save the UK from its broadband crisis

Government broadband and fibre pledges are 'illogical'
17 Nov 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/29950/pm-reveals-fresh-investments-in-thriving-tech-sector
Business strategy

PM reveals fresh investments in "thriving" tech sector

Tier 1 visas will double, as Tech City UK gets national remit
15 Nov 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/29928/royal-society-advocates-action-over-computing-gcses
News

Royal Society advocates action over computing GCSEs

UK government must co-ordinate with industry to tackle tech skills education, says report
10 Nov 2017
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Cyber crime
News

London will house a cybercrime court complex

The court will also help the Court and Tribunal Service move to digitised channels
10 Oct 2017
Visit/public-sector/29555/white-house-launches-official-investigation-into-use-of-personal-email-accounts
public sector

White House launches investigation into personal emails

Senate Intelligence Committee rebukes Kushner for omitting private account
29 Sep 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/29510/gov-appoints-two-women-and-three-men-to-council-for-science-and
News

Gov appoints two women, three men to technology council

Female research pioneers Professor Joyce Tait and Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser join council
19 Sep 2017
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Francis Maude
Business strategy

Former GDS head says government-as-a-platform is 'dead'

GDS's digital transformation efforts are being 'sidelined' by the Civil Service
15 Sep 2017
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broadband

UK to re-invest £645m into 'superfast' broadband rollout

£465 million was recovered from contract clauses with BT
11 Sep 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/29437/uk-gov-departments-will-share-digital-records-to-clamp-down-on
Airport arrival area
News

UK gov departments to share people's digital records

Employers will also be able to check an individual's status - report
11 Sep 2017
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Visit/security/29416/eu-investing-in-technology-and-diplomacy-to-ward-off-cyber-attacks
Security

EU investing in technology to combat cyber attacks

The European Commission will release a report later in the year outlining its plans
8 Sep 2017
Visit/it-regulation/28692/apple-defends-net-neutrality-in-open-letter-to-fcc
IT regulation

Apple defends net neutrality in open letter to FCC

These are the first comments released by the company on the debate
1 Sep 2017
Visit/public-sector/29317/government-spends-over-1bn-with-digital-smbs
Government
public sector

Government spends over £1bn with digital SMBs

It has saved £725 million of taxpayer cash by using smaller businesses to provide its IT services
25 Aug 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/28586/sadiq-khan-appoints-londons-first-ever-cdo
chief information officer (CIO)

Sadiq Khan appoints London's first ever CDO

Theo Blackwell will be responsible for upgrading public services technology
25 Aug 2017
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Visit/public-sector/29251/uk-government-offers-46-million-bounty-for-facial-recognition-system
public sector

Government offers £4.6 million for facial-recognition system

Putting your taxpayer money where your mouth is
18 Aug 2017
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Brexit
News

UK proposes national startup fund to mitigate Brexit risk

The National Investment Fund also aims to close a £4bn funding gap between US and UK firms
2 Aug 2017
Visit/security/29096/gov-aims-to-train-6000-teenagers-in-cyber-security
Security

Gov aims to train 6,000 teenagers in cyber security

DCMS's £20 million scheme starts this autumn
24 Jul 2017
Visit/malware/29055/nhs-gets-21m-to-boost-cyber-defences-after-wannacry-ransomware
malware

NHS gets £21m to boost cyber defences after WannaCry

Government funding comes hand-in-hand with stricter data security measures
13 Jul 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/29022/uk-government-offers-16m-5g-research-fund-for-2018-trials
News

UK government offers £16m 5G research fund for 2018 trials

Three universities will share the cash to help develop test networks
7 Jul 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/28994/large-it-contracts-could-fuel-20bn-uk-government-tech-market
Government
News

UK gov IT spending 'could pivot back to large IT firms'

UK gov tech market will hit £20 billion by 2025, predicts report
4 Jul 2017
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News

Laptop ban lifted on flights from Abu Dhabi to the US

Passengers will now be allowed to have their laptops with them in the plane cabin
3 Jul 2017
Visit/public-sector/27149/facebook-launches-uk-initiative-to-tackle-online-hate-speech
public sector

Facebook launches UK initiative to tackle online hate speech

The Online Civil Courage Initiative will help organisations fight extremist content
23 Jun 2017
Visit/government-it-strategy/28896/queens-speech-it-industry-reacts-to-tech-pledges
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Queen's Speech: IT industry reacts to tech pledges

Firms address the Tories' data protection and digital charter aims
21 Jun 2017