Information security breaches in the public sector are almost always down to failures of information governance and management and not technology, according to the latest briefing from the Society of Information Management – Socitm.

The fourth version of the Government’s Gcloud procurement framework has gone live. According to the Cabinet Office, an even greater number of SMBs have made it onto the supplier list. Over 1,000 suppliers are listed in total, 426 of which were totally new to the project.

The technology market received some good news recently: more jobs and money are being generated.

O2 has unveiled details of a new funding initiative to help local councils tackle challenges through technology.

Mobile coverage on UK roads revealed for first time by UK regulator Ofcom, and the results show improvement is required.

A new government-backed fund has been launched to provide UK technology entrepreneurs with support to succeed on the world stage.

A Smart Cities Forum is to help the UK’s metropolitan hubs harness intelligent technology, the Government has announced.

More than half the finance directors at the UK’s biggest companies say they do not have enough information to stave off cyber attacks effectively.

The government has adopted its first two open technical standards in a bid to help government systems work together better and to make it easier for smaller suppliers to work on government IT

Defence secretary Philip Hammond has announced that the UK is to create a new cyber unit.

The rail industry is planning to roll out high-speed mobile broadband to the majority of passengers by 2019, the Department for Transport has announced.

An emergency alert system which will send information to the public who are in areas affected by flooding or industrial accidents will be tested in parts of the UK, the government has announced.

Online retail sales growth doubled on the month in August as the march of e-commerce continues to build pace.

The Department for Education has now posted up the new official curriculum for computing programmes of study in English, with the aim to make sure today's children are "digitally literate" by the time they leave school.

The UK government should move from its ‘digital-by-default’ strategy to ‘digital, full stop’ in a bid to save up to £24 billion a year, which could be used on public service expansion and/or deficit reduction plans, a report has stated.

Passengers on UK planes, ships and trains could soon be given access to superfast broadband as communications regulator Ofcom seeks to change the rules on the usage of satellite internet technologies.

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