Articles about Government UK
The British government is trumpeting a milestone for its £1.7bn ($2.9bn) Superfast Broadband project, which is taking broadband to rural areas from the Isle of Wight to the Outer Hebrides
Zack Whittaker hits hard with our top government stories of the week, the judgement of how far reaching US data ownership is across the world. Plus, we have the usual selection of fascinating worldwide government stories, including a dangerous new point-of-sale virus. Double-check your credit card bills, folks.
The UK surveillance agency GCHQ tackles a shortage of graduates with the necessary information security skills by accrediting degree courses.
The House of Lords has approved a long overdue copyright 'exception', making it legal to copy content for personal use.
The City of London police will start pasting banners on copyright-infringing sites warning users to go elsewhere.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
SEC to Facebook: yeah, we're good, Homeland Security does software, and go ahead and unlock your cellphone [Government IT Week]
It's been a slow summer in Gov news, but at least the Library of Congress seems willing to let you unlock your cell phone. The SEC just "liked" (or at least ignored) Facebook's IPO mess, and DHS is now the Department of Homemade Software. Read on...
We could not live without our mobile phones and texting, according to Ofcom's latest survey of consumer habits.
Rotten or patchy broadband signal at home or at work could be a thing of the past if Vodafone's Open Sure Signal project can prove its worth.
Turning its back on Microsoft Office's native formats, the UK government has adopted the Open Document Format for all its sharable documents.
It has been a record year for the Information Commissioner's Office in prosecutions and penalties, but the information age keeps piling on the pressure.
The speedy passage of the data retention and investigatory powers is drawing all sorts of invective. We just need to calm down and have a little faith, don't we?
The lower house of UK parliament has pushed through a bill to continue to allow British data retention laws to stay in place after the European Court of Justice threw out the previous law.
We don't need more tanks, we need the latest in cyber warfare, says UK PM David Cameron.
The UK spy agency's Tempora project is under scrutiny by regulators as part of a hearing demanded by civil liberty groups.