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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is working closely with the UK defence industry to identify vulnerabilities and help reduce the risks of cyber attacks on sensitive or secret information. The NCSC says it has dealt with 658 cyber attacks …
The UK Ministry of Defence has plans to improve how it engages with the tech industry. It is setting up a new £1.5bn framework that will introduce a new mechanism to contracting technical skills. £300m a year will be spent …
The UK Defence Secretary addressed parliamentarians from across the NATO Alliance at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly this week. “For a long time there has been pressure for us all to increase investment in defence. And the United Kingdom is proud …
“Despite reports to the contrary, ransomware has remained a pervasive threat throughout many industries. According to the SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, the first half of 2019 has seen a dramatic resurgence of the crime, with a 195% increase in attacks on …
We are delighted to inform our readers of a new series of workshops aimed at influencing and hopefully solving some of the hottest issues facing NATO right now. This is a fascinating set of discussions because each topic will tackle …
Professor of Economic Law at the University of Bristol Law School and a Member of the European Procurement Law Group, Prof Albert Sanchez-Graells, has written a paper to submit to the Annual EU Law and Policy Conference titled ‘EU Law …
Public sector procurement – we’re speaking generally and specifically in the UK (because that’s where our experience lies) – is difficult to measure in terms of success, or even effectiveness. Why is that? According to an article by Peter …
A study by E3M, an initiative developed and managed by Social Business International, surveyed, via Pollster YouGov, 2,062 UK adults from among the general public about their attitudes towards public service delivery. 84% of respondents were aware that public bodies such …
The Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement (GLCN on SP), is a group of 14 cities that have come together to accelerate the implementation of sustainable procurement worldwide through: setting ambitious, quantified targets on sustainable procurement, reporting on their …
ICLEI has a couple of opportunities to help buyers engage with suppliers and other public authorities across Europe to discover and shape new innovative solutions for their procurement needs. It helps link up procurement plans and requirements with funded projects …