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Open Access Government’s technology category has plenty of very recent and updated information on all the key topics on this ever-expanding market. 

Within this section, you can find articles on topics such as cybercrime, data protection and online harms. And we also touch upon the relevant topics such as social media and its potential danger and its ongoing need for regulation. The protection of personal data in the modern age is a topic is something we touch upon often in the contexts of revenge porn and other forms. Topics such as Cybersecurity in relation to business and the domination of ‘The Cloud’ are very popular.

We all cover a wide range of information concerning the emerging potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and the many developments and ethical arguments within this topic. we have experts giving their opinion on the future of AI and how it will move forward. We also look at AI and its involvement in healthcare.

We also cover the Internet of Things (IoT) along with the use of data and GDPR related issues.

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Young children are using digital devices more than ever before

A recent study has revealed that young children are spending more time than ever before on digital devices because if their easy accessibility.
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ICT suppliers join new technology framework to support education bodies

The Government has launched a new technology framework to help education bodies to procure ICT goods and services.
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How financial services combat the threat of cyber crime?

The financial services industry is naturally a lucrative target for cyber criminals so it is imperative they invest in cybersecurity. Here we look at how organisations can go about combatting the threat of cyber crime.
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Government must make AI systems transparent to build trust

Nisha Deo, Policy Lead at Rainbird discusses why Government must turn artificial intelligence (AI) from a ‘black box’ into a 'glass house' in order to build trust.

Digitally Transformed: Investing in your organisation

Visionist's approach to digital transformation has allowed the department to realise the invest to save benefits of replacing their expensive legacy IT infrastructure with a Digitally Transformed IT service.
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Strengthening cybersecurity in the U.S.

Here, we take a look at the work of the Department of Homeland Security when it comes to strengthening cybersecurity in the U.S., including the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Cybersecurity Division.
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How can local authorities minimise the risk of data breaches?

In this article, Paul Mercina explores how the ongoing risk of data breaches can be navigated and dealt with by local authorities in the UK.
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Could artificial intelligence bring the end to using paper receipts?

Throughout various organisations across the UK, many are still using paper for administrative tasks such as printing, posting and filing documents, but artificial intelligence could bring the end to this.
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Cybersecurity in hospitals and care centres

Dr Peter Leitner and Stela Shiroka, at INTERSPREAD GmbH, detail cybersecurity in hospitals and care centres and their thoughts on the need for increased awareness and enhanced training capabilities in Europe.
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Finding a dividend for transformation

Rob Fotheringham, Managing Director, highlights the work conducted at Fotheringham Associates to help businesses develop a successful digital transformation strategy.
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Cyber Security Lab of the National Research Council of Italy

The Cyber Lab of Italy offers research, training, education and communication to boost cybersecurity efforts across Europe, as the Institute of Informatics and Telematics (IIT-CNR) explain here.
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Maintaining an up-to-date well-patched end-user device environment

Maintaining an up-to-date end-user device environment has been a challenge for many, but it does not need to be, Sam Newman, Technical Director of OGEL IT LTD explains.
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The future of artificial intelligence in health

The future of artificial intelligence in health is placed under the spotlight here by The Alan Turing Institute, UK.
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What are the data protection challenges of using AI in healthcare?

This article considers the increasing political interest in the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare and considers how data protection legislation may help to build greater understanding and trust.
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Digital transformation: Government vs Healthcare

Digital transformation is evolving our world as we know it. With many sectors including Government and Healthcare using the digital revolution as a means to move forward with the times and improve the way they operate on a daily basis, here at Open Access Government we compare the two to see who is taking the lead
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Speeding up results in the public sector with data science

Emma Tomkins, Public Sector Specialist, SAS UK highlights instances where data science has improved citizen outcomes within the public and private sectors, here.

Harrow Council launches innovative fingerprint drug test

Harrow Council will be helping more people overcome addiction after successfully trialling new fingerprint drug test technology.
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Leading the “Digital Single Market” and fighting cybersecurity

Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Digital Single Market aims to lead the “Digital Single Market”, as this article explores, plus his priorities for fighting cybersecurity.
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Data protection: Who’s your weakest link?

Jon Fielding, Managing Director EMEA, Apricorn outlines the risks posed to data caused by human error, here.
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How small changes can have a huge effect on SMB security

Effective security measures do not have to mean huge expense. A series of small changes to best practices, such as updating software and improving staff training, can help SMBs to minimise the threat posed by the most common of attacks.

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