11 August 2017
Jisc – the provider of digital solutions for UK education and research establishments – says several “leading” institutions have now adopted its Vulnerability Assessment Service (VAS) since the framework was launched in April 2016.
The service is designed to enable institutions of all sizes to detect and manage weaknesses in their infrastructures including servers, endpoints, network and perimeter security equipment.Find out more
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
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