According to the BBC, a Home Office source has claimed that revised plans setting out the extent of powers for UK police and security agencies to monitor people’s communication and internet usage are due to be published.
Swansea Bay City Region has announced its plans to create an ‘internet coast’ in south west Wales to drive the digital future of energy, technology and healthcare, as part of its £500 million city deal plan.
A report published by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has called upon councils to improve planning in the technology sector to spur growth and prevent incidences where digital benefits are concentrated to particular areas.
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has partnered up with the Communication-Electronic Security Group to develop a new agreement, enabling the public sector to buy CESG Certified Cyber Security Consultancy services.
New technologies that foster smarter, more agile and productive ways of working are in high demand. Particularly across the government and public sector, with cost efficiency, office consolidations and budget cuts abound.