Six new senior business leaders have been appointed to ensure that government gets the best possible value from government contracts, Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude announced today.

Research commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), revealed that the number of cyber attacks hitting businesses has increased over the last year.

As small corporates and politicians continue to make a fuss about lending to small and medium sized forms, Wells Fargo has become the latest US bank to offer its vast balance sheet to British technology firms hungry for capital.

Ex-Metropolitan Police cyber crime detective and current MD of Cyber Security Consulting - Adrian Culley has said the government's £650m budget for cyber security is not sufficient.

Sixty-three per cent of tech businesses asked by Barclays in its annual job creation survey said they would be seeking to fill new jobs this year – down from 78 per cent in 2012 – but a much higher proportion of role creation will be for senior executives.

New technology designed to improve the management of road works is set to be introduced, the (DfT) Department for Transport has announced

Agents and analysts from MI5 and GCHQ will work side-by-side with private sector counterparts in a new government "fusion cell".

Rohan Silva, the Prime Minister's advisor for technology, has resigned and will leave his post this June.

Google is expanding its Global Impact Awards, launched last year to support nonprofits using technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems, to the UK and is inviting British nonprofits to say how they would use technology to transform lives.

The UK government is failing technology entrepreneurs and does not have a coherent strategy to support the commercialisation of technology innovation in the UK, MPs have warned.

The UK government has announced a big shake up of its structures, which has resulted in the cross-government CIO role being ditched.

The UK government has launched a cyber crime unit in order to defend against attackers.

The global public cloud computing market will grow 18.5% in 2013 to $131 billion, up from $111 billion last year, research firm Gartner predicts.

Socitm, the society for IT managers, has said the performance of many council websites indicated that local authorities were not signed up to the idea of digital by default services.

The government is calling on industry to provide evidence on what it thinks is the best 'organisational standard' for effective cyber risk management, which it will then endorse as the preferred approach.

The commissioning support units that will come into being on 1 April will spend around £700m a year on IT and other support services, according to a new report from EHI Intelligence.