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  • Contracting and Security Clearance: A Guide for Contractors

    • 26 May 2020

    Contractors who are offered contracts in government departments find that must require security clearance, or will be required to obtain it, before they can start working.

  • MoD signs £17.75 million deal with Microsoft to build Azure platform

    • 22 May 2020

    The Ministry of Defence has signed a £17.75 million deal with Microsoft to build a private cloud infrastructure on the Azure platform.

  • UK consider scrapping £92 million homegrown satellite navigation system

    • 18 May 2020

    Britain’s proposed satellite navigation system, which was intended to be an alternative to Europe’s Galileo system, may be scrapped for being a waste fo taxpayer funds.

  • Coronavirus: changes to the UK Security Vetting Services

    • 14 May 2020

    UKSV is still operating, just with a significantly reduced workforce, in support of the COVID-19 containment effort.

  • UK national security council has not met since January

    • 13 May 2020

    The lack of meetings prompt fears that it is being made deliberately redundant amid Covid-19 crisis.

  • UKCloud and VMware partner to meet the public sector demand for remote working

    • 4 May 2020

    Public sector-focused laaS provider UKCloud joins forces with VMware to meet the public sector demand for ‘government-grade’ Remote Desktop technology.

  • New head of MI5 to start this month

    • 22 Apr 2020

    MI5 will have a new director-general as of the end of April 2020.

  • Army deployed to Isle of Wight in fight against coronavirus

    • 22 Apr 2020

    The army is helping to convert a hospital on the Isle of Wight as part of its duties against coronavirus.

  • Police chief warns more should be done about child abuse online

    • 22 Apr 2020

    Although Britain's response to online child abuse is good, it could be better, one expert has argued.

  • Armed forces loaned to ambulance trusts as pandemic continues

    • 22 Apr 2020

    The army, navy and air force will step in to help ambulance trusts struggling to cope with excess demand.

  • Police step up patrols in Jersey in an attempt to prevent lockdown breaches over sunny weekend

    • 3 Apr 2020

    Police in Jersey are aiming to step up patrols this weekend as concerns grow that the good weather will lead to people breaching lockdown restrictions.

  • RAF successfully completes NATO skills test

    • 18 Mar 2020

    A tough test set by NATO proved no trouble for a huge team of RAF personnel.

  • Plans outlined for army as coronavirus crisis continues

    • 18 Mar 2020

    Army personnel will be brought in from unnecessary duties to defend the country against coronavirus, it has been revealed.

  • Scotland to vote on new law governing biometrics

    • 18 Mar 2020

    The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill is to be voted on by Scottish MPs.

  • Army may be called in to battle coronavirus

    • 11 Mar 2020

    The army may need to support Britain's services should the coronavirus situation become particularly dire.

  • MI5 boss: We do all we can, but can't stop everything

    • 11 Mar 2020

    Not all terror plots can be stopped, but Sir Andrew Parker has insisted MI5 are doing their best.

  • MI6 lowers age limit to attract tech-savvy teens

    • 26 Feb 2020

    MI6 will now consider teenagers for its jobs as it tries to ensure it moves with the times.

  • RAF returns from successful Red Flag training

    • 21 Feb 2020

    Exercise Red Flag has been testing RAF pilots in the US.

  • Army deployed to help flood-hit communities

    • 21 Feb 2020

    The Ministry of Defence has sent the armed forces to communities struggling with the effects of recent floods.

  • Police given new powers to forcibly quarantine coronavirus patients

    • 14 Feb 2020

    Police can now ensure people with coronavirus are detained.