Britain’s bosses not trained to deal with a cyber attack

New government research has revealed that more than two thirds of companies say their directors have no training in responding to cyber attacks.

Islington Council fined over parking ticket design faults

The ICO has fined Islington Council £70,000 for failing to keep up to 89,000 people’s information secure on its parking ticket system website.

Artificial intelligence identified as digital megatrend

Artificial intelligence is the main trend that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years.

European grant funding boost for Northamptonshire

Grants of up to £5,000 will be available for small and medium-sized businesses in Northamptonshire to help their expansion.

Young women concerned over tech capabilities

A new survey has revealed that 37 per cent of young women are confident they have the tech skills needed by today's employers.

Online resource for innovative culture investment

The LGA and Arts Council England have collaborated to create the first online resource to help councils develop innovative ways to invest in culture.

Scottish Parliament targeted in cyber attack

Paul Grice has revealed that the Scottish Parliament has been victim of a cyber attack, similar to June’s Westminster attack.

Landing cards to be withdrawn and replaced by digital border systems

Plans to make travel easier for more than 16 million non-European passengers who arrive in the UK each year have been announced.

New fines for organisations with poor cyber security

Organisations who fail to implement effective cyber security measures could be fined as much as £17 million.

Two scams a day reported to councils

More than two scams a day are being reported to some councils as they crack down on criminals running shams.

£20 million boost to tackle online grooming

The Home Secretary has awarded more than £20 million over three years to help combat the online grooming of children for sexual exploitation.

Government to strengthen UK data protection law

New measures will allow people to have more control over their personal data and be better protected in the digital age.

£15 million for northern tech innovation

A new £15 million fund has been made available for towns and cities across Northern England to support major culture and tech capital projects.

Newcastle City Council rolls out full fibre broadband

Newcastle City Council has announced the decision to rollout full fibre gigabit broadband across 25 of its social housing developments.

WannaCry bitcoins removed from victims’ online wallets

More than £105,000 worth of bitcoins paid by WannaCry ransomware victims have been removed from their online wallets.

Data breach leaves doctors ‘vulnerable’

Hundreds of doctors have had their personal information published online following a data breach at a hospital trust.

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