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The Local Government Association (LGA) has been awarded £1.5m to help councils defend themselves against hackers and other cyber security threats.
Dan Davies explains why using a decentralised, peer-to-peer system could help councils protect sensitive data.
Belfast City Council has appointed a new commissioner to help the city prepare for any scenario that might prevent it from functioning properly.
The MJ turned to BT’s top cyber security experts, Mike Pannell and Neil Mellor, for comments on the findings on the latest reader survey. Their insight comes from decades of personal experience and BT’s expertise as a global network provider.
With local authorities increasingly concerned about cyber security, The MJ and BT undertook a survey to gauge the level of preparation. Michael Burton reports on the key findings.
The appointment of an information security officer is set to help Scottish local authorities guard against the increasing risk of sophisticated cyber-attacks.
Northumberland, Cardiff and Denbighshire councils have been named as three of the organisations best defending themselves from online scams.
Jos Creese outlines some key technology trends councils should focus on in 2018.
Councils need more funding if they are to handle the rising number of cyber attacks, town hall chiefs have warned today.
Lowri Phillips explains how councils can protect themselves from ransomware attacks, especially if they have outsourced IT functions.