Managing Risk through Predictive Analytics

Corporate risk management now includes cybersecurity for its network, data, and employees. The amount of cybersecurity attacks and threats continue to increase and their impact to business operations are becoming more damaging. The impact is not only affecting the security posture and internal technology operations of a business, but also affecting customers’ trust and availability…

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Cryptojacking: Hijacking your computer resources

Your internet connection is slower than usual, your PC is also very slow, and you notice that your CPU fan is running faster when you are on a given website. All the above symptoms indicate that you could be a victim of cryptojacking. This is a new kind of menace in which malicious users or…

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Bringing policy and digital closer together in DWP – DWP Digital

Celine: I’m Celine McLoughlin a product owner working in DWP Digital on Bereavement services. Jenny: And I’m Jenny Vass. I work in Departmental Strategy, looking at the department of the future. Celine: Earlier this month we attended a new course being developed by the GDS Academy aimed at bringing policy and digital teams closer together….

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Government must encourage council scrutiny ‘culture change’

The government has to encourage a culture change within local councils in order to improve the quality of overview and scrutiny plans. The Communities and Local Government Commons Select Committee found that scrutiny is not always independent of the executive, and this could stop councils improving the quality of services. Following…

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London council to cut sick pay in cash-saving bid

A London council has proposed to stop paying sick pay for the first three days in a bid to save money. The GMB has called Hillingdon Council’s proposal an “affront to its hard-working employees.” Keith Williams, GMB’s senior organiser, said that the council has seen “massive” cuts since 2010 due to the…

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