Government IT

Pentagon Mulls JEDI Contract Cancellation Amid Legal Fight

The Pentagon may cancel the JEDI contract altogether and start over, due to the legal battle raging over Microsoft's award

4 months ago

UK Government Offers Information Via Alexa, Google Home

Smart speakers can now be used to access more than 12,000 pieces of government information

2 years ago

MPs Warn On ‘Unprecedented’ Brexit Trade IT Challenge

Defra and the Department for International Trade face an 'impossible' task in preparing for Brexit

3 years ago

Defra Extends IBM Contract For £30m Due To Brexit Pressure

Defra has more than 250 applications to update ahead of Brexit next year

3 years ago

Microsoft Customises Cloud, Offline Azure Services For US Government

Microsoft has released a government edition of the Microsoft 365 bundle, with Azure Stack set to link to the Azure…

4 years ago

Government To Seek Post-Brexit EU Data Protection Agreement

Tech firms said they welcome the government's latest data protection plans, which could see an ongoing EU-level role for Britain's…

4 years ago

NCSC Programme Blocks 30 Million Phishing Emails In One Month

The National Cyber Security Centre's 'Active Cyber Defence' strategy has blocked millions of scam emails imitating government addresses

4 years ago

Threats To Industrial Control Systems Grow As Vulnerabilities Increase

ANALYSIS: Study shows that the number of unprotected industrial control devices continues to grow each year offering a clear path…

4 years ago

Culture Secretary Matt Hancock Launches Own Social Networking App

MP launches his own smartphone app, amid fears from some Apple users that it contains a privacy flaw

4 years ago

IT LIFE: Richard Gifford, Wincanton CIO

Wincanton CIO Richard Gifford discusses how Office 365 and IoT have changed logistics and his love of cycling

4 years ago

Government Tackles Digital Skills With £40m Institute of Coding

Theresa May unveils Coding consortium to equip the UK with needed digital skills in the years ahead

4 years ago

Government Warns Critical Industries To Prep For Cyber Attack

'Up your game!' Government tells essential services to toughen their cyber defences or face stiff fines

4 years ago

Facebook Gives Users Greater Privacy Controls Ahead Of GDPR

Facebook to provide new privacy tools and information as 'largest ever' team aims to ensure company is complaint with GDPR

4 years ago

Intel Promises New Processors To Fix Meltdown, Spectre Vulnerabilities

ANALYSIS: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich confirmed chips without Meltdown and Spectre are in 2018 but questions continue about a rumored…

4 years ago

Government Reaches 95 Percent Superfast Broadband Coverage Target

Government wants to extend coverage and boost speeds after meeting 2017 superfast broadband target

4 years ago

AI To Be Taught To Schoolkids Thanks To Deep Learning Kit

UK teenagers are to be taught about artificial intelligence with the launch of a new deep learning teaching kit

4 years ago

PM Theresa May Seeks Safe AI Future For UK

British PM to propose new advisory body to oversea safe and ethical deployment of AI, and urges tech firms to…

4 years ago

Welsh NHS Computers Back Online After IT Outage

Chaos for doctors and nurses in Wales this week, as IT failure hits at least half of GP services

4 years ago

Government Urges Businesses To Prep For Tougher Data Protection Law

Lock down that data! Charities and businesses warned to prepare for implement of Data Protection Bill

4 years ago

NHS Gives Thumbs Up To Cloud For Medical Record Storage

New NHS Digital guidelines give broad approval to the use of cloud services for storing medical records - including facilities…

4 years ago

TalkTalk And Vodafone Lead Ofcom Broadband & Mobile Complaints League

Volume of total telecoms complaints roughly unchanged as Ofcom seeks to improve service

4 years ago

US Senate Renews NSA Web Surveillance Program

'Carry on spying', US lawmakers say after the senate renews NSA warrantless internet surveillance program

4 years ago

UK And France Pledge To Bolster Tech & AI Links

UK and France agrees to a digital conference to promote deeper integration in the digital economy

4 years ago

Digital Transformation At The Met: Box, Windows XP Migration & Amazon Echo

Met Police CIO Angus McCallum talks about the adoption of Box, how the force is nearing its Windows XP migration…

4 years ago

Box Chooses London’s Tech City For New European HQ

Box gives vote of confidence to London and Tech City by opening new office on Silicon Roundabout

4 years ago

U.S. Lawmakers, State Attorneys Move To Overturn FCC Neutrality Vote

ANALYSIS: Call for review of FCC reversal of the 2015 reclassification of internet services to Title II has support of…

4 years ago

Barcelona Aims To Oust Microsoft In Open Source Drive

The Catalonian capital is aiming to supplant proprietary software including Outlook, Office and Internet Explorer by the spring of next…

4 years ago

Tech Quiz: CES 2018

What do you know about CES 2018? Take our quiz to test your knowledge!

4 years ago

Apple Faces US Senate Questions About Free Battery Replacement

Apple battery-gate rumbles on as US senator demands to know if Apple considered free battery replacements

4 years ago