11 August 2017
All of the NHS operating groups in Lincolnshire have moved from an expensive legacy remote access solution to a new platform provided by ANSecurity.
It’s claimed the migration has “dramatically” reduced licencing costs, improved access to more sites across a wider range of devices, and simplified management requirements.
The transformational implementation in late 2016 was delivered by ANSecurity for United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust as a multi-phase project to redesign parts of its core infrastructure to improve the flexibility of its secure remote access and reduce costs.Find out more
07 August 2017
The government has committed to updating and strengthening data protection laws through a new Data Protection Bill.
Under the plans outlined in a statement of intent published today, individuals will have more control over their data by having the right to be forgotten and ask for their personal data to be erased.
This will also mean that people can ask social media channels to delete information they posted in their childhood.Find out more
03 August 2017
O2 has built what it claims as the first free Wi-Fi network on a continually moving structure.
The new service is available on Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel, the 135 metre Coca-Cola London Eye on the South Bank of the River Thames.
The system has been designed to beam Wi-Fi coverage between 16 fixed access points (APs) on the wheel’s structure without using fixed cables or satellite technology.Find out more
18 July 2017
Greater friction around data transfers between the UK and EU following Brexit could present a non-tariff trade barrier, warns a House of Lords committee.
The government has said that it wants to secure “unhindered” and “uninterrupted” data flows between the UK and the EU post-Brexit.
It believes this will facilitate trade and cooperation in law enforcement, both of which rely on shared standards of data protection.
But a House of Lords EU Home Affairs sub-committee is warning that if the government’s objectives are not achieved, the UK could be put at a “competitive disadvantage”.Find out more
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Billions of devices. Trillions of dollars. But is the network manager responsible for the Internet of Things?
Feature coming up in the Jul-Aug 2017 issue
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NHS not in crisis...
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Front-page story coming up in the Jul-Aug 2017 issue