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  • Scotland have failed to carry out any follow-up checks on people flying into the country due to ‘security clearance’ issues

    • 6 Jul 2020

    People entering Scotland from abroad have not received any follow-up checks by officials since quarantine rules were introduced due to “security clearance” issues with the Home Office.

  • Defence Secretary praises UK defence industry partnership

    • 29 Jun 2020

    Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has praised the Ministry of Defence’s partnership with Britain’s defence industry, which is rising to meet the challenges of maintaining critical output during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 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.