Articles about Government : UK
A minor furor has broken out with the news that the UK's legislature is to get a much needed, and expected, upgrade to its technology.
The UK's Rural Payments Agency has stopped trying to make farmers use its new online service and gone back to paper forms. It's the RPA's second IT debacle, and its failure might have been predicted.
The BBC will hand out one million Micro Bit devices to year 7 students later this year in a one-off campaign to spark up creative and coding skills among youngsters.
Britain's GCHQ has built its own Pi cloud consisting of 66 Raspberry Pi Model Bs to teach its engineers about 'scale out' computing.
SIM card maker was targeted by security services but insists they only breached its office network.
Company investigates claim of hacking attack by NSA and GCHQ.
Zero Day Weekly: Lenovo's poison Superfish, Netgear vuln, SIM card spying, Obama's encryption follies
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 20, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
If one in three jobs could be lost to automation in the next 20 years, politicians must act now, a new report says.
The UK government has published guidlines for the use of computer hacking by the intelligence and security services.
Google fights WikiLeaks, Aussies are fighting data retention, and FTC issues IoT guidelines [Government IT News]
There's a bit of a fuss in Australia about new data retention regulations, and how it plays out Down Under may have implications for IT across the world. Plus Google, WikiLeaks, FTC, Internet of Things, and data center consolidation. It's been a pretty good week.
It wouldn't be another news week if our governments didn't disappoint us in some way or another. The UK seems to be tiring of civil liberties, Russia is tiring of civility, and North Korea is way overdue for its little nap. Plus (no surprise), the Department of Homeland Security is insecure.
It looks like ISPs and telcos may soon be facing the prospect of filtering their customers' data once again, thanks to proposed amendments to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill.
Surveillance agencies set up joint 'cyber cells' to share information and boost defences.
Insecure passwords continue to be the biggest system vulnerability for UK businesses.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron wants to legislate against forms of communication that cannot be read by law-enforcement and intelligence agencies.
A wargame aimed at finding hidden cyber-security talent took place in Winston Churchill's wartime bunker.
The government program generally known as Obamacare is the poster child for poor government IT work. There have been others though.
The U.S. government mass surveillance scandal may be the biggest ongoing story of the year. In this updating timeline, you can explore the full scope of the Edward Snowden leaks, which have implicated the world's most powerful nations in the worldwide spying operation.
Despite Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange's successful asylum bid, he picked the worst embassy to try and escape from. Here's why, and how he could possibly evade the U.K. authorities.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
Really Apple? The iPad design is so new, so unique, that you can use it to legally ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from the EU? I Don't Think So.
ZDNet UK attended the first ORGCon, an Open Rights Group conference featuring panelists who discussed topics ranging from copyright to content distribution
Tech election 2010: having spoken to a range of political parties, ZDNet UK lines up their tech policies on the key issues for a side-by-side view
At a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament, campaigners protested at the Digital Economy Bill's provisions for suspending people's internet connections
The Alston Moor area will have next-generation broadband connectivity by the end of the year, thanks to a social enterprise rollout that is partly funded by the NHS
The Luxembourg-based Court of First Instance orders Microsoft to share protocols with its competitors and to pay a $613 million fine the European Commission had required.