With the election on May 7th drawing close, the main political parties are making clear their plans on how technology will be used to aid public services and the economy if they win. *|MC:SUBJECT|*
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April 27th, 2015
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With the election on May 7th drawing close, the main political parties are making clear their plans on how technology will be used to aid public services and the economy if they win.

Election 2015: what are the political parties saying about public service technology?
 
Research & Trends

Zurich Municipal found that only 10% of those surveyed believe that councils would be able to counter a cyber-attack and almost a third have “no faith” that their local authority has the capability to secure key data.

Only a third trust council data security, says poll
 

The ‘Towards the digital council: progress report’ examines key progress indicators, including website performance, mobile compatibility, public engagement through social media and management protocols.

Socitm publishes ‘digital council’ progress briefing
 
Conferences and Events

On Wednesday 5th August a Policy Knowledge Event, ‘Driving Efficiency with Cloud Computing,’ will take place in London.

Driving Efficiency with Cloud Computing
 
Insights

Dr Arosha Bandara, Senior Lecturer in Computing at the Open University, said: “We are still a long way off having enough of the right skills in industry to stay ahead of cyber-security threats.”

Can cyber-attacks be blamed on the skills gap?
 

Of the 2,000 people surveyed, around 10% said they could do without broadband indefinitely and over 11% believe they could last a month or more without internet access, but not forever.

One in five could live without broadband for a month or more
 
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