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Sadiq Khan has unveiled a £7 million programme to help young Londoners access jobs in the capital’s digital industry.

The House of Commons has passed the Digital Economy Bill, without a vote, meaning it is now up to the House of Lords to decide if the Bill will become law.

In its latest report, Nesta has called on the government to ring-fence £4 million to enable data scientists to sift councils’ ‘data goldmines’.

New research has claimed that 64 per cent of London’s councils have experienced a data breach in the last four years.

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to announce £400m of funding for a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund.

 Features

Hiding behind the Great British Firewall

Following plans to create a British Firewall, Government Technology asks whether sharing cyber strength is a weakness waiting to be exploited?

Innovative move saves thousands in website costs

Government Technology explores how Tewkesbury Borough Council save large sums of money purchasing their council website

Managing threats in a digital world

Des Ward of Innopsis analyses the issue of security in local authorities and offers advice on the potential threats to council’s information sharing capability

2016 – the year of data

David Evans, director of Policy and Community at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, talks to Government Technology about the meaning behind 'big data' and what it has in store for 2016.

How UK councils can create resilient digital ecosystem

Richard Godfrey discusses the success and savings of the newly launched Digital City Peterborough programme.