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UK government to push through emergency data storage law by end of next week

The coalition government is to pass through a rushed surveillance law next week which will force UK ISPs to retain all records of customer calls, texts and internet activity. The reform comes amongst a new wave of security measures announced by Downing Street, including tighter airport control, and concerns over ‘radicalised’ behaviour stemming from the… Read More

Public sector enjoying half-price IT thanks to G-Cloud

Hannah Breeze looks at the progress of the government’s tech initiative G-Cloud. Since the introduction of the scheme, the public sector has seen its IT bills cut by a least 50% and has experienced greater flexibility and efficiency. However, she argues that more still needs to be done to raise the profile of the G-… Read More

Public sector left in the dark with G-Cloud

UK councils and local authorities are almost totally ignoring the Government’s G-Cloud purchasing framework and going it alone according to a new survey. Part of the explanation as to why 90% are doing their own thing may be that 76% of respondents don’t know what the G-Cloud framework is used for. These stark figures have… Read More