The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is to spend up to £350m to help develop a new desktop ICT infrastructure to benefit its world offices.

Government IT contracts will be broken down to enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to win more business from government, it has been announced

The Isle of Man (IoM) government has completed its transition to a hybrid cloud system, which will deliver savings of approximately £250,000 a year.

HM Revenue and Customs is setting up a cyber crime team to tackle criminals targeting its online systems

CESG, the UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assurance, and Becrypt, a leading data security provider, are pleased to announce the first product to be certified under CESG’s Commercial Product Assurance scheme.

Over two thirds (69 per cent) of Public Servants who consider themselves well-informed about the Public Services Network (PSN) regard its adoption to be important or very important to their organisation’s efficiency programme, according to new research published by BT.

The Cabinet Office has made 1,700 apps available to public bodies after the G-Cloud apps store was opened this week.

A report by Brussels-based Security & Defence Agenda (SDA) has seen the UK top ranked in the ability to protect from cyber attacks.

Nine London-based NHS trusts are looking to collaboratively procure a patient administration system that could cost as much as £400m.

A report by the science and technology select committee has urged the government to launch a "prolonged" awareness campaign on internet safety for everyday users.

Gov.uk will act as a single domain for central government, replacing Directgov and hundreds of citizens advice pages on departmental websites.

Birmingham city council has invested in a  £14m city telecare service to support people with long-term needs and help them remain in their homes for longer.

A total of seven police forces have inked contracts for Project Athena, a framework agreement for IT systems to help police identify criminals more quickly and cut crime.

The government has announced the current Ministry of Justice IT Chief, Andy Nelson is to become the government's CIO when Joe Harley retires in March.

Gloucester city council has signed a contract to outsource the delivery of its revenues, benefits and welfare rights services which it predicts will cuts its costs by about £200,000 a year.

A Joint Committee on Human Rights report has found that the crackdown on the spread of CCTV cameras has not been properly explained. It also noted that the impact of this crackdown will be restricted as it will only apply to the public sector.

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