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Scotland’s ‘myaccount’ ID assurance expansion plans now a year overdue
By Neil Merrett
Plans to extend ID service to support secure access to devolved government online services, alongside its current use for local and NHS functions, were intended to be in place by June last year
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Greenwich enters into smart city innovation partnership
By Neil Merrett
University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre will share technical and regulatory expertise with the authority to set out new standards and technologies to transform services
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CGI awarded MoD secure communications support deal
By Neil Merrett
Company will provide hardware and software applications support for ministry’s CODES Communications Security (COMSEC) asset management system
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Verizon “temporarily removed” as GOV.UK Verify ID provider
By Neil Merrett
The number of companies presently supporting ID platform as it undergoes development has been reduced to seven as Verizon looks to gain external certification
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News in Brief – July 15
By Neil Merrett
The UK’s new information commissioner will begin work on Monday, GDS kicks off the first of its local authority ID assurance events and the MoJ issues a tender for monitoring hardware
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European Commission approves EU-US Privacy Shield adoption
By Neil Merrett
Certification to commence on August 1 for agreement that sets out new safeguards and scrutiny measures for transfer of European personal data to the US
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CQC revamps health and social care data security guidance
By Neil Merrett
Organisational review establishes new guidelines around leadership, IT systems design and removing outdated systems to tackle threat of data breaches and information loss
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GDS updates guidelines on secure connections and email practices
By David Bicknell
Advice mandates use of HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) setting and recommends 'p=reject' policy setting for secure email
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Brexit: Tech industry demands Whitehall publish digital strategy now
By Neil Merrett
Calls among several recommendations set out by techUK to try and protect key technology initiatives, including commitment to cross border data sharing
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ICO targets technical capability overhaul despite lack of Triennial review
By Neil Merrett
UK information commissioner Christopher Graham steps down from his role today calling for delayed government review of its structure and operations to be published
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Commons committee backs more punitive data protection measures
By Neil Merrett
Culture, media and sport group recommends granting data regulator expanded powers to audit and fine organisations; custodial sentences also mooted
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GOV.UK Verify local government discovery work to begin in July
By Neil Merrett
Separate events scheduled for Bristol and London will look at ID assurance needs of councils in order to finalise pilot projects for secure access to taxi licence and parking permit services
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Home Office agrees three year police database extension with CGI
By David Bicknell
CGI to 'disaggregate' relationship with other suppliers involved in PND delivery; database expected to account for 6m searches this year
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Effectiveness of security training queried as data breaches highlight human failings
By David Bicknell
AXELOS warns organisations are putting their reputation, customer trust and competitive advantage at risk by failing to provide relevant and innovative cyber awareness training
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Sloppy human error still prime cause of data breaches
By David Bicknell
FOI data from ICO reveals usual failings: loss of paperwork, data sent to wrong recipients, insecure disposal of hardware and paperwork, loss or theft of unencrypted devices, and failure to redact data
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