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Councils have been subject to over 98 million cyber-attacks in the past five years, a new investigation has revealed today.
Tiffany Cloynes outlines her predictions for the top 10 issues for local government in 2018.
Sue MacLure explains why councils should focus on the opportunities presented by new data rules.
Lowri Phillips explains how councils can protect themselves from ransomware attacks, especially if they have outsourced IT functions.
An investigation has been launched after the personal details of around 1,400 carers, foster carers and disabled people were published online.
New research has shown that many councils still have work to do on data privacy policies. Keith Dewar reports.
A former employee of Leicester City Council has been fined for unlawfully obtaining the personal data of vulnerable people.
Nottinghamshire County Council has apologised for leaving vulnerable people’s personal information exposed online after being fined £70,000 by data protection watchdogs.
Incoming General Data Protection Regulations have challenged local authorities to re-evaluate how they handle personal data, but they must not forget their new responsibilities as employers, says Mark Leach
Plymouth City Council has suspended all automated emails relating to council tax after discovering customers could see each other's email addresses.