Government

England, Wales Contact Tracing App To Launch On 24 September

The Government has confirmed it will release its delayed contact tracing app for England and Wales on Thursday 24 September

1 week ago

Taiwan Blames China For Cyberattacks, Bans Chinese Apps

Hacking groups linked to the Chinese government responsible for attacking at least 10 government agencies, Taiwan alleges

1 month ago

NHS Covid-19 Tracing App Set For Public Trials Today

Three months later than planned, NHS Coronavirus contact tracing app for England and Wales is to begin public trials today

1 month ago

Government ‘Planning Removal’ Of Huawei 5G Equipment

Government said to be considering dramatic reversal of earlier 5G plans on new security advice from NCSC, but Huawei calls…

3 months ago

UK Government To Acquire £400 Million Stake In OneWeb

Watch out SpaceX's Elon Musk? British government and Bharti Global announce deal to acquire satellite broadband company OneWeb

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Government Grants GCHQ Access To NHS IT

Fresh twist in privacy debate surrounding Covid-19 tracing app, after government reportedly grants GCHQ access to security data of NHS…

5 months ago

UK Unlikely To Change Huawei 5G Decision – Foreign Office

Government has made firm decision on Huawei's involvement in UK's 5G roll-out, and the decision is not likely to be…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Google Location Data Shows Rise In Visits To Parks

Google releases second tranche of location data that reveals there was a rise in people visiting parks during the warm…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: UK Government Defends Use Of Zoom

Government says Zoom is useful for self-isolating ministers who have no access to its ultra secure video-conferencing system

6 months ago

Coronavirus: Government Thanks Broadband Providers, As 563 Died In One Day

During daily Coronavirus briefing, government thanks the business community for its response, as 563 die in a single day from…

6 months ago

Russia To Delay Electronic Sales Ban

Delay to implementation of law banning sales of electronic devices in Russia unless they come pre-loaded with Russian-made software

6 months ago

Coronavirus: Experts Urge Caution Over Zoom Teleconference Security

As popularity of Zoom app spikes due to coronavirus pandemic, security experts urge users to pay attention to privacy and…

6 months ago

Coronavirus: Government To Order 10,000 Ventilators From Dyson

Urgent need to address potential shortage of ventilators, if Covid-19 epidemic goes full blown in the United Kingdom with mass…

6 months ago

Coronavirus: Mobile Users To Receive Government Alert

Unprecedented move sees all operators in UK sending out government message with Coronavirus shutdown details to mobile customers

6 months ago

Mobile Operators Agree Shared Rural Network Deal

After some disagreements along the way, the £1 billion plan to eliminate mobile not-spots in rural areas, is agreed by…

6 months ago

UK Readies ‘National Cyber Force’ To Tackle Terrorists, Hostile Nations

Specialist 'National Cyber Force' for the United Kingdom to be launched in the spring to tackle hostile nation states and…

7 months ago

US Renews Pressure On UK Over Huawei In 5G Networks

Senior US officials say they will continue to work with the UK over finding 5G alternatives, following decision to allow…

7 months ago

Government To Put Ofcom In Charge Of Regulating Internet Content

More powers on the way for British communications watchdog Ofcom, after Government decides Internet firms cannot regulate themselves

7 months ago

Rural Not-Spot Deal Sees Operators Argue Over Costs

Rival mobile operators clash with BT-owned EE over costs to access its network masts, ahead of crunch meeting on Wednesday

8 months ago

Government Set To Approve Restricted 5G Role For Huawei

Government decision on Huawei set for Tuesday, as US secretary of state warns Chinese-made 5G equipment puts UK sovereignty at…

8 months ago

Governmenet Invests £40m To Reduce NHS Staff Log-In Times

Investment seeks to introduce single sign-on technologies across the NHS, where staff must currently log into up to 15 separate…

9 months ago

Government Departments Admit Rise In Lost Laptops

FoI requests from Apricorn reveals soaring levels of missing laptops from government departments, with the Ministry Of Justice the chief…

9 months ago

Welsh Government Account Tweets Porn

Cyberattack sees official Twitter account of the UK Government in Wales post pornography

10 months ago

Government, Operators Target Not-Spots With ‘Shared Rural Network’

No more rural not-spots, after the government and mobile operators pledge a £1 billion plan to create a 'Shared Rural…

11 months ago

Government Invests £36m To Bolster Chip Cyber Defence

Additional £36 million in funding as government teams up with chip designer ARM to bolster chip level cyber security for…

11 months ago

UK Government Drops Controversial Porn Age Checks

Long standing plan to introduce age checks on porn websites has been dropped by the British government

11 months ago

Mozilla Says No Plans To Make DoH Default For UK Firefox Users

Firefox users in US will get DoH privacy protection by default, but UK users will have to manually switch it…

12 months ago

BT And Others To Meet Government For FTTP Broadband – Report

Telecom figures to meet government today to discuss nationwide rollout of fibre to the premise (FTTP)

1 year ago

Government Delays Smart Meter Rollout

Surprise, surprise. Government announces four year extension to the rollout of smart meters in the UK

1 year ago

Rural 5G Could Mean Taller Mobile Masts

Government plans to speed up 5G rollout could result in taller mobile phone masts in rural areas

1 year ago