Government IT Strategy

BCS urges action over falling Computing GCSE numbers
Careers & training

BCS urges action over falling Computing GCSE numbers

Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton accuses government of being “asleep at the wheel”
19 Jun 2017
Theresa May set to continue with encryption crackdown
government
IT regulation

Theresa May set to continue with encryption crackdown

PM pledges to push forward with controversial measures in minority government
12 Jun 2017
Sadiq Khan pledges to solve urban challenges with Big Data
public sector

Sadiq Khan pledges to solve urban challenges with Big Data

Mayor opens London Tech Week 2017
12 Jun 2017
Government 'to push through spy powers after election'
Security

Government 'to push through spy powers after election'

Report - Tories will seek stronger spy powers immediately upon an election victory
24 May 2017
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What the election manifestos promise for tech
In-depth

What the election manifestos promise for tech

Here's what the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats have planned for technology
22 May 2017
How the Department for Education upskilled IT staff
collaboration

How the Department for Education upskilled IT staff

Mobility strategy has reduced waste and improved flexibility
28 Apr 2017
Government promises £93m funding for AI over next four years
News

Government promises £93m funding for AI over next four years

£38m funding also planned for driverless car tech
24 Apr 2017
DDoS attack 'may have crashed Brexit voting site'
Brexit
Security

DDoS attack 'may have crashed Brexit voting site'

Committee warns against cyber interference in aftermath of EU referendum vote
12 Apr 2017
NAO questions GDS's digital transformation credentials
digital transformation

NAO questions GDS's digital transformation credentials

GDS has struggled to adapt to its new support role, NAO finds
30 Mar 2017
The government needs to abandon its war on WhatsApp
Security

The government needs to abandon its war on WhatsApp

Encryption might seem like an easy target, but mess with it at your peril
27 Mar 2017
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Tech reaction: Amber Rudd, encryption backdoors won't work
Security

Tech reaction: Amber Rudd, encryption backdoors won't work

Experts warn that banning encryption leaves UK open to hackers
27 Mar 2017
Amber Rudd demands access to WhatsApp encrypted messages
encryption

Amber Rudd demands access to WhatsApp encrypted messages

Home Secretary calls secure messages a "place to hide" for terrorists
27 Mar 2017
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France withdraws electronic vote over hacking fears
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France withdraws electronic vote over hacking fears

Cyber attack risk means French expatriates can't vote online in parliamentary elections
14 Mar 2017
Big Data surveillance 'risks public's privacy'
public sector

Big Data surveillance 'risks public's privacy'

Commissioner looks to limit use of CCTV
14 Mar 2017
DeepMind discusses AI with the National Grid
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News

DeepMind discusses AI with the National Grid

Talks centre on how AI could manage the UK's energy supply
13 Mar 2017
Budget 2017: Tech industry welcomes skills investment
Analysis

Budget 2017: Tech industry welcomes skills investment

But vendors believe broadband funding should go further
9 Mar 2017
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Government puts digital skills at the centre of UK's future
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Government puts digital skills at the centre of UK's future

Digital Strategy relies on private sector to help close the skills gap
1 Mar 2017
FCC chairman signals roll back of net neutrality
public sector

FCC chairman signals roll back of net neutrality

Ajit Pai vows to repeal regulations, and ends zero-ratings investigation
1 Mar 2017
The fight against the Investigatory Powers Bill isn't over
Security

The fight against the Investigatory Powers Bill isn't over

The Snooper's Charter may have been struck down - but it will be back
27 Feb 2017
Why UK government must get strategic about cybersecurity
Security

Why UK government must get strategic about cybersecurity

Government investment in cybersecurity is great, but what matters is where the money goes
22 Feb 2017
The Queen formally opens National Cyber Security Centre
Security

The Queen formally opens National Cyber Security Centre

UK cyber chief talks tough in the face of hacker threats
14 Feb 2017
GDS prioritises data and digital skills in new strategy
News

GDS prioritises data and digital skills in new strategy

GDS releases Government Transformation Strategy
9 Feb 2017
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UK tech wage 'lags' behind US, still double national average
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News

UK tech wage 'lags' behind US, still double national average

Although salaries are considered lowest in the world, workers still receive double the average UK wage
9 Feb 2017
Public sector automation 'would kill off 250,000 jobs'
News

Public sector automation 'would kill off 250,000 jobs'

AI could replace 30% of nurses and doctors, says Reform
6 Feb 2017
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