January 2000

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Treasury tipped to announce OGC head next week in time for April start

    The Government is expected to announce the first head of the new Office of Government Commerce (OGC) next week.

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00 aims to keep the nation healthy

    Isabel Choat

    Despite new year's resolutions to become healthier individuals, many of us will succumb to either colds or the dreaded flu in the...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    US-UK privacy debate rages on

    David Bicknell

    The year-long data privacy row between the US and Europe is hotting up.

    The row is over the planned compromise between...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    HSBC Y2K court threat

    A leading year 2000 lawyer has set up an action group to bring a legal test case against HSBC after the millennium bug disabled thousands of bank credit...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Government to auction wireless Wan licences

    Antony Savvas

    The Government is emulating its decision to auction third generation mobile phone spectrum licences by doing the same for...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Faster datacentre recovery

    Lindsay Clark

    City datacentres will have access to faster disaster recovery back-up with the launch of a new service from Compaq....

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Freedom for most wanted hacker

    Matthew Thomas

    Kevin Mitnick, the world's most infamous computer hacker, has been released from prison in the US after almost five...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Nirs fines threat to Andersen Consulting

    Mike Simons

    The Government is considering fining Andersen Consulting over its failure to clear a backlog in the National Insurance...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Security glitch takes shine off Web

    E-commerce security has been called into question after reports reveal that credit card details have been obtained by hackers

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    EDS wins training accreditation

    IT services group EDS has opened its staff development to independent scrutiny in order to gain formal recognition from the BCS

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    MS slammed on security fix lateness

    Cliff Saran

    A security hole has been found in Microsoft's Internet Information Server Web server software, which allows a would-be...