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Ongoing Windows XP use among Met Police data audit concerns
By Neil Merrett
Despite praising some good practice around security manuals and guidance provided to the force's staff, data regulator warns there is considerable to improve data management
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Home Office Biometrics mulls fingerprint tech procurement feasibility
By Neil Merrett
Potential suppliers are being sought to help determine existing marketplace capacity to provide fingerprint devices and capture software for use with frontline law enforcement
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Conservative Party manifesto highlights cyber, digital and data ethics initiatives
By David Bicknell
Commitments include an expert Data Use and Ethics Commission, a new data protection law, strengthened cyber security standards and reduced data duplication across government
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Manifesto commits Tories to Verify
By David Bicknell
Manifesto includes Whitehall shake-up plan to combine parts of Land Registry, Ordnance Survey, Valuation Office, Hydrographic Office and Geological Survey to create “comprehensive geospatial data body within government, the largest repository of open land data in the world”
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Cyber attacks may spur regional plans to provide cyber support
By David Bicknell
Emerging idea for mutual cyber support from local organisations will require NCSC funding and backing from Whitehall
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CQC to beef up NHS information governance inspections
By David Bicknell
Regime follows publication of CQC’s ‘Safe Data, Safe Care’ report, rather than as a result of last week’s cyber attack that caught up the NHS, though its impact is likely to spur CQC interest
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NHS IT expert: fund critical legacy system removal, not information governance scrutiny
By David Bicknell
Instead of funding more governance scrutiny in the wake of cyber attacks, money would be better spent removing legacy systems that are not cost effective to shift on their own
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NHS bodies warned to beware of Monday morning impact of cyber attack
By David Bicknell
Europol director fears more disruption as IT systems across the NHS are switched on at the start of a new week, including GP surgeries
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NHS faces searching questions over its information and IT governance
By David Bicknell
Following Friday's cyber attack, self-policing of IT governance might need to be taken out of trusts’ hands to verify hospital systems have been effectively security patched and updated
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NHS faces mass IT systems failure following ransomware attack
By Neil Merrett
Multiple hospitals and GP surgeries in England hit by simultaneous cyber attack locking staff out of systems; investigation underway by NHS Digital
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Privacy and identity expert Fishenden calls for Verify rethink
By David Bicknell
GOV.UK Verify and other “competing” initiatives such as HMRC’s Government Gateway should be “subject to an open, honest and fundamental reset”; Cabinet Office reiterates Verify's role in transformation strategy
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Trump orders shake-up of US federal digital services
By David Bicknell
American Technology Council to help US government “transform and modernise its information technology and how it uses and delivers digital services”
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Digital Economy Act becomes law
By Neil Merrett
Legislation among a number of laws passed through parliament before upcoming election; privacy campaigners argue data sharing concerns have passed unchanged
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LGfL raises bandwidth bar for schools with series of new initiatives
By David Bicknell
2020 pledge also includes new initiatives around procurement for schools, safety, digital and cloud adoption, savings and support
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HMIC concerned at sporadic police force tech innovation
By Neil Merrett
Inspectorate body’s annual report argues that good examples of innovative police technology use by forces remains "few and far between"
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