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Why the public sector must improve data literacy

Simon Blunn from Qlik explains why the UK public sector must improve its data literacy and train staff to be digitally savvy
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Shared solution enables library systems management savings

Black Country Libraries in Partnership sets innovative plans in motion to improve customers’ experience, by signing a joint deal with Capita Libraries to supply...
Government IT

How government IT professionals can locate problems and their causes

Joe Kim from SolarWinds highlights how government IT professionals can locate and solve complex issues using wide-ranging insight
The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay mined cryptocurrency through users CPUs without notice

File sharing site The Pirate Bay briefly placed code on its page that mined Monero digital coins from its users without their prior knowledge
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New UK data protection act to provide exemptions for certain bodies

A new UK data protection act could provide exemptions for journalists, financial firms, and doping investigation bodies to 'protect freedom of the press'
the service desk

The Service Desk and its future in the public and private sector

Steve Robinson at Littlefish looks at the advance of the Service Desk, key developments, its future, and how public sector stands to benefit.
the public sector

How the public sector can achieve start-up style innovation

Innovation in the public sector can be slow-moving. Alistair Smith at Contino explains how government services can get the sleek style of a start-up Although...
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Malware researcher finds Spambot has over 7.1m email addresses

A malware researcher has discovered a spamming operation with access to more than 7.1 million email addresses, said to be the 'biggest of its kind'
business agility

Global leadership in supporting and enabling business agility

Agile Business Consortium highlights the importance of business agility in ensuring value for money and greater efficiency
proactive security

Using proactive security to protect against cyber attacks

Aaron Pickett, Digital Forensic Examiner at IT Group UK Ltd highlights proactive security as a way to protect the public sector from possible cyber attacks
Somerset Council launches 'Local Offer' website

Service Integration and Management in the public sector

Jon Morley of Littlefish examines why the SIAM IT model has been resisted so far by governments and what it can do for the public...

Encouraging the digital workforce of the future

Holly Ellis from the Government Digital Service outlines how they are helping young people develop the key skills needed for a future digital workforce
Felixstowe port reveals warehouse expansion plans

Email virus planted by hackers target shipping vessels

Viruses planted by hackers have been found in the computer systems of several shipping firms with 'millions of dollars' already stolen

A SmartNet for a cleaner energy system

Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico’s Gianluigi Migliavacca highlights how the EU-funded project SmartNet can help to manage the so-called ‘energy transition’

Cyber security, GDPR and the public sector

Jayne Goble, public sector security expert at PWC looks at what the General Data Protection Regulation means for cyber security and if we’re prepared

How do we build safer digital environments?

Identify, Protect, Defend, Respond are the four key components to ensure safer digital environments. Here, Fujitsu provide insight

The challenge of maintaining cyber security

After a number of high profile breaches cyber security has become a key focus for the public sector, says Meg Hillier MP, Chair, Public Accounts Committee

Digital Europe: digitising industry, empowering people

Andrus Ansip, European Commission VP for the Digital Single Market outlines why science and research play an integral role in creating a digital Europe

Where next for public sector networking?

Michael Bowyer, Director at Industry Association, Innopsis looks at how technology in the public sector is changing and the benefits to be had
data protection law

Government set to extend UK data protection law

New data protection guidelines being set out by the government will allow British citizens to delete personal data.

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