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MoD issues tender for broad MORPHEUS programme support
By Neil Merrett
Agreement will seek provider to oversee private sector support and sub-contract needs for key modernisation programmes undertaken by BATCIS
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Weak passwords blamed as Parliament recovers from cyber attack
By David Bicknell
Around 1% of 9000 parliamentary network email accounts compromised through use of passwords “that did not conform to guidance issued”; investigations continue over potential data loss
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Former PAC chair Hillier raises emergency services comms concerns
By David Bicknell
MP questions Home Secretary over ESN timetable and asks what strategy is in place to ensure there is no gap in emergency services communication services between Airwave and ESN
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Government Computing focus for the rest of 2017
Once the General Election on June 8 is over, what issues will Government Computing be keeping an eye on editorially throughout the remainder of 2017?
Public Services > National security > Features
Home Office Biometrics mulls fingerprint tech procurement feasibility
By Neil Merrett
Potential suppliers are being sought to help determine existing marketplace capacity to provide fingerprint devices and capture software for use with frontline law enforcement
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CQC to beef up NHS information governance inspections
By David Bicknell
Regime follows publication of CQC’s ‘Safe Data, Safe Care’ report, rather than as a result of last week’s cyber attack that caught up the NHS, though its impact is likely to spur CQC interest
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NHS bodies warned to beware of Monday morning impact of cyber attack
By David Bicknell
Europol director fears more disruption as IT systems across the NHS are switched on at the start of a new week, including GP surgeries
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PAC sounds further alarm over emergency services network plans
By David Bicknell
Committee worries Vodafone will stop providing infrastructure that enables current Airwave system to function; Home Office and Motorola insist they are not taking risks with public safety
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MoD targets initial market engagement for BATCIS logistic support needs
By Neil Merrett
Pre-tender with value of up to £500m issued to replace outgoing arrangement with new contract expected to better meet requirements for the MORPHEUS defence project
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Home Office recruits for top IT engineering and architecture roles
By David Bicknell
Department searches for Lead Architect for Borders IT, and Head of Engineering & Architecture
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