Articles By Leo King

U.K. small businesses lack government IT guidance, according to study

U.K. small businesses lack government IT guidance, according to study

Small businesses are not consulting the government for IT guidance, even though they often lack expertise themselves, according to a...

April 22nd, 2008 Leo King
Child worker background check system moves closer

Child worker background check system moves closer

LONDON – An IT services provider has won a four-year contract to develop a long-awaited computer system to search the...

April 15th, 2008 Leo King
Security issues with patient records, admits U.K. government

Security issues with patient records, admits U.K. government

The U.K. government has admitted much more work has to be done on patient security and confidentiality concerns, associated with...

April 14th, 2008 Leo King
Five million people incorrectly taxed by government IT system

Five million people incorrectly taxed by government IT system

Up to five million British citizens have been incorrectly taxed by the IT system at HM Revenue and Customs, the...

April 1st, 2008 Leo King
IT problems snag Heathrow Terminal 5 opening

IT problems snag Heathrow Terminal 5 opening

Problems with two major IT systems spoiled the opening of Heathrow's UK$4.3 billion Terminal 5 last week.The introduction of fingerprinting...

March 31st, 2008 Leo King
Internet Governance Forum launched by U.K. government

Internet Governance Forum launched by U.K. government

The first UK Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place at the Houses of Parliament last week with representatives from the...

March 13th, 2008 Leo King
London area e-crime head to leave post

London area e-crime head to leave post

LONDON – The woman who is head of Scotland Yard’s Computer Crime Unit is moving to another division of the...

March 11th, 2008 Leo King
UK gov’t investigating another data loss

UK gov’t investigating another data loss

LONDON – Britain’s Home Office is investigating how a buyer allegedly acquired a laptop on eBay that contained a disc...

February 27th, 2008 Leo King
Cut your IT costs now, warns Gartner

Cut your IT costs now, warns Gartner

In the face of a possible recession, IT managers must cut their IT costs immediately, said analyst firm Gartner. Analysts...

February 27th, 2008 Leo King
UK government admits to online tax filing system failure

UK government admits to online tax filing system failure

HM Revenue and Customs has admitted that its Pensions Scheme online filing service was hit recently by technical failures similar...

February 13th, 2008 Leo King