New deal to automate financial in Norwich

Norwich City Council has signed a five year deal with Advanced to kick-start the digital transformation of its financial and HR operations.

New tech to detect terrorist content online

The Home Office and ASI Data Science have announced the development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content online.

DCMS will ensure what is illegal offline is illegal online

Theresa May has announced plans to review laws and make sure that what is illegal offline is illegal online as she marks Safer Internet Day.

Every NHS trust has failed tests for cyber security

The Department of Health has said all 200 trusts tested have failed to meet the standard required for cyber security.

Young people in care benefit from social media

New research has suggested that young people in care benefit from the support gained via social media networks.

Government must make young people safer online

The NSPCC has criticised the government for failing to implement half of its recommendations to make young people safer online.

Online information for council parking services weak

Council parking services should improve their provision of online information and services, offering a particularly poor service for drivers with disabilities.

Three million homes to get ultrafast broadband by 2020

Openreach has pledged to introduce ‘ultrafast’ internet connections to three million premises by 2020.

Government commits to signing Tech Talent Charter

The government will sign up to the Tech Talent Charter to help tackle the gender imbalance in the technology workforce.

York ‘most digitally connected city’ in the country

The City of York Council has celebrated having the fastest broadband download speed in the country.

Superfast broadband for 95 per cent of UK premises

The government has delivered on its manifesto commitment to extend superfast broadband to 95 per cent of the UK by the end of 2017.

May announces £20 million Institute of Coding

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the creation of a new Institute of Coding which will receive £20 million to tackle the UK’s digital skills gap.

Businesses urged to prepare for stronger data protection laws

Fewer than half of all businesses and charities are aware of GDPR legislation four months before it comes into force.

NHS Digital and Microsoft enter cyber security deal

NHS Digital has entered a new deal with Microsoft that supports health organisations in protecting their IT infrastructure against cyber threats.

UK cyber attack ‘when, not if’

A major cyber attack on the UK is a case of ‘when, not if’, says the head of the National Cyber Security Centre.

One in four trust news on social media

A new survey has shown that only 24 per cent of the UK population trust social media channels when looking for news and information.


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