Articles By Leo King

U.K. government’s obsession with collecting personal data slammed by MPs

U.K. government’s obsession with collecting personal data slammed by MPs

The U.K. government has been urged to stop creating large databases on citizens without first proving they are necessary by...

June 10th, 2008 Leo King
Health trust threatens to leave NHS IT program

Health trust threatens to leave NHS IT program

The Royal Berkshire NHS Trust is considering leaving the UK$12.4 billion National Programme for IT to choose its own patient...

June 5th, 2008 Leo King
Major health trust threatens to leave British IT program

Major health trust threatens to leave British IT program

LONDON - The Royal Berkshire NHS Trust is considering leaving the...

June 3rd, 2008 Leo King
IT will make U.K. the innovation nation, says Prime Minister Brown

IT will make U.K. the innovation nation, says Prime Minister Brown

New technology ideas will make Britain "the innovation nation" of the future, according to Prime Minister Gordon Brown.Speaking at NESTA's...

May 22nd, 2008 Leo King
E-crime overlooked in government communications bill

E-crime overlooked in government communications bill

The U.K. government has missed another opportunity to commit to an internet crime response unit, despite vowing to better police...

May 20th, 2008 Leo King
British bank axes 450 more IT staff in offshore move

British bank axes 450 more IT staff in offshore move

LONDON - Lloyds TSB is cutting 450 IT jobs as the bank moves more positions to India. The company is...

May 14th, 2008 Leo King
U.K. defence department adopts encryption after data breaches

U.K. defence department adopts encryption after data breaches

Following a spate of high profile data breaches, the U.K. Ministry of Defence is set to install encryption software on...

May 13th, 2008 Leo King
Staff fired over unauthorized data access at U.K. agency

Staff fired over unauthorized data access at U.K. agency

Over 600 staff at the U.K. HM Revenue and Customs agency have been disciplined or fired in a three year...

May 2nd, 2008 Leo King
UK agency disciplined hundreds over unauthorized data access

UK agency disciplined hundreds over unauthorized data access

LONDON - Over 600 staff at Britain’s Revenue and Customs department have been disciplined or fired in a three year...

April 30th, 2008 Leo King
Former security exec blasts UK gov’t for lacking e-crime unit

Former security exec blasts UK gov’t for lacking e-crime unit

LONDON - The former chief information and security officer at chemicals firm ICI has blasted the lack of a U.K....

April 23rd, 2008 Leo King