In July, it was announced that digital gurus from the public sector will be working with government departments as part of plans to turbocharge the technological skills of civil servants.

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When it comes to data, few bodies have greater access to this asset than the Government. While we are seeing greater use of data with each passing year, there is still far more we can do to maximise its potential, increase efficiency and deliver better public services, says Vicki Chauhan, Head of Public Sector at NTT DATA UK

Navigating data obstacles within government

How can the government make better use of data to tackle tomorrow’s challenges? Vicki Chauhan explores

Building cyber resilience is critical as threats rise

Steve Durbin details how organisations can increase their cyber resilience profile over the next twelve months

GDPR - Key points for local and central government

Julie Nixon and Melanie Schwindt discuss GDPR and offer key recommendations to ensure UK companies are prepared come May next year

Setting the record straight on GDPR

Victoria Cetinkaya, from the Information Commissioner’s Office, looks at the main aims and principles of GDPR and dispels some of the recent misconceptions

Implication of GDPR on data processors

Steve Mellings looks at the implications of Brexit on data protection in the UK, and what local authorities should be aware of

Data protection: a necessity not a choice

With local authorities moving towards smarter services, Big Brother Watch looks at the importance of local authority data security

In August, privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch revealed that local authorities recorded 4,236 data breaches over a three year period. Government Business analyses aspects of the report and asks whether the data we submit is really secure?

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