Tory Tech – Digital in the Conservative Manifesto

Loz Kaye News, Politics, Technology

The tension between investment and ambition versus tax and regulation show an ideological battle at the heart of May’s digital master plan Technology and digital businesses and innovators must be heartily fed up of the mixed messages from our politicians and political parties. Attitudes seem to swing wildly, often within days on the same issue. On Monday digital innovation and …

Micro-targeting: Privacy is on the agenda again, but is anyone paying attention?

Andy Halsall News, Politics, Technology

Privacy and political micro-targeting in the UK: The doorstep versus data-mining. In the same week that we find out that the the UK’s Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into the way political parties target voters through social media, Mozilla has released the results of its privacy survey. The two bring the ability of businesses and political parties to track …

The Media Politics of NHScyberattack

Loz Kaye News, Security, Technology

NHS IT is not healthy, a strong and stable response from government, society and the media is needed to build immunity. The global WannaCrypt ransomware attack has pushed information security front and centre of the media and political agenda. Just four days after the initial outbreak on the 12th of May there were more than 200,000 victims in over 150 …