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One in four public sector bodies ill-prepared for cyber-attack, survey suggests
By David Bicknell
Trends report from software company Advanced highlights continued concerns about whether the public sector is taking cyber security seriously and if organisations will be GDPR-ready
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GDS contract awards hint at Verify direction
By David Bicknell
£1.3m contract awarded to Thoughtworks, £103,000 for Ixydo and £39,000 deal for SME Layer 7 cover development capability, DevOps, and specialist knowledge of digital certification models 
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HMRC’s cyber team takes action on scam websites
By David Bicknell
Department has challenged ownership of 75 sites and taken control of them preventing a million visits to malicious or misleading sites
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Half of organisations would rather accept a fine than report a data breach, report reveals
By David Bicknell
McAfee report suggests many could not meet GDPR’s 72 hour breach reporting requirement, while 70% of respondents believe GDPR will make Europe world leader in data protection
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Manzoni calls in McKinsey to conduct review of online identities for public services
By David Bicknell
Work likely to consider Verify ‘next steps’ including commercial model and governance as well as how to deliver on Transformation Strategy goal of having 25m Verify users by 2020
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GDS makes pitch for public sector secure WiFi service users
By David Bicknell
Designed to replace “user and guest WiFi”, GovWiFi wants to be standard way to access WiFi across all government and public sector locations; another WiFi service, Govroam, was launched by Jisc in July
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Local government lags users’ mobility and customer experience expectations
By David Bicknell
Survey shows 77% of consumers say how well organisations protect their data is key factor in deciding whether they will use them; local government rated as worst sector for using mobile apps to communicate and provide services
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Heavyweights speak out on cyber security and data protection
By David Bicknell
CBI event sees Hardie call for EU transition deal on data, ICO Elizabeth Denham discuss GDPR data breach reporting and NHS readiness, and NCSC’s Ciaran Martin urge the importance of the user
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Government to publish new Data Protection Bill today
By David Bicknell
Government promises data laws “fit for digital age” arguing that processing done for legitimate interests will be allowed if it achieves a balance with individuals’ rights
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EU’s Brexit papers discuss customs, public procurement and data protection
By David Bicknell
Papers produced by the EU highlight risk of uncertainty over procurement procedures and set out conditions over the UK’s access to, use of and retention of data
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GDS prepares to showcase ‘VerifyLocal’ developments
By David Bicknell
Service shortly to launch local sector's first pattern-compliant services in private beta
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Notts County Council fined £70,000 over data breach
By David Bicknell
Nottinghamshire County Council gets fine for “serious and prolonged breach” after leaving vulnerable people’s personal information exposed online for five years
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Survey suggests two thirds of companies' CIOs are hiring staff to cope with GDPR
By David Bicknell
Analytics, regulatory knowledge and project management said to be skills in high demand - but employment effect on public sector organisations such as local councils and the NHS less clear
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GDS looks for specialist identity consultant
By David Bicknell
New recruit to advise on methods and technology to support growth and use of Verify, and provide expert advice on service design for government services on-boarding to it
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UK’s Brexit paper on data protection pitches for ongoing ICO role
By David Bicknell
Proposals stress importance of continuing existing adequacy model in two key respects: regulatory co-operation and certainty and stability
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