Nearly three-quarters of government organisations are leaving online users exposed to potential email fraud and phishing attacks by failing to adopt an industry best practice validation system, with just over a week to go before the existing public sector domain platform is axed.
LV= General Insurance has signed a data science partnership with the University of Bristol aimed at better understanding how the company - as well as the insurance market - can benefit from machine learning and artificial intelligence.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has awarded £100,000 in funding to a scheme which teaches coding to carefully vetted offenders to prepare them for work as part of plans to help marginalised groups become skilled in tech.
Businesses are planning to regain control of their marketing data by placing greater focus on data management to help them reduce their reliance on so-called walled gardens - external advertising platforms that require brands to relinquish control over their data - and to protect consumer privacy better.
The University of Cambridge is launching a new research centre which will pool expertise from across academic departments and industry to drive research into the analysis, understanding and use of big data.
The Data Lab - the innovation centre designed to help Scottish industry to tap into the growing market opportunity in data science - is to expand its services into the Highlands and islands in an effort to develop the rural digital economy.
Google has joined forces with charity Inspiring Girls International to create a series of videos that aim to tackle gender stereotypes in the technology sector and inspire girls to raise their aspirations.
Aviva’s chief data scientist Orlando Machado has claimed the top spot in this year’s edition of the DataIQ 100. He succeeds the Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham who was ranked first in 2018 and placed third this year. Second place went to Professor Daniel Ray, director of data at NHS Digital.
A worldwide sweep of over 350 organisations has exposed that many are found wanting when it comes to dealing with consumer complaints and are ill-equipped to handle data security incidents appropriately.