IT for government and public sector

  • November 06, 2008 06 Nov'08

    First ID cards to be handed out next year

    The ID card commissioner will be given stronger powers by the government, in an attempt to convince the public their data will be safe under the...

  • November 03, 2008 03 Nov'08

    Government not doing enough to fight e-crime, say businesses

    Proposals to create a new police computer crime unit may not be enough to restore businesses' confidence in the government's approach to fighting high-tech crime, say IT security professionals.

  • October 30, 2008 30 Oct'08

    Innocents accused of Illegal file sharing

    Innocent people are being accused of illegal file-sharing and threatened with high court fines by games manufacturers seeking to protect copyright.

  • October 24, 2008 24 Oct'08

    Government scraps Communications Data Bill

    The government has scrapped plans to push through the controversial Communications Data Bill this parliamentary session and will hold a second public consultation in the new year.