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Heartbleed: How can governments mitigate cybersecurity vulnerability

Heartbleed, a recently-reported security bug in the widely used open-source OpenSSL encryption software, has revealed a severe vulnerability that could lead to unauthorised access to confidential data. FutureGov speaks to government leaders and industry experts on how public sector organisations should respond to this security gap.

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Motorola sells enterprise business, refocuses on government & public safety

Motorola has sold its Enterprise business to avail resources and ...

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Singapore and Oman agree to deliver innovative e-government services for labour market

Singapore’s IDA International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infocomm Development ...

8 April 2014 | News

Open data: Central to Smart London city plan

Access to open data is one of the key focus of the ‘Smart London Plan’ by the City Hall, with an aim to evolve the London Datastore into a global exemplar platform by 2016 and double the number of users on the Datastore and Dashboard by 2018.

31 March 2014 | News

UAE launches world’s first smart government app store

The Government of United Arab Emirates has launched the world’s first smart government app store, with over 100 apps for citizens on both Android and iOS.

17 March 2014 | News

UK, Israel sign agreement on open standards, open source

UK and Israel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see greater collaboration to improve digital public services in the two countries.

13 March 2014 | Feature

United Kingdom e-government success: 5 principles

UK’s Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, shares five principles that have characterised UK’s government modernisation journey and which he believes should characterise productive, effective and successful governments, now and in future.

12 March 2014 | News

How the future Birmingham Smart City will look

The City of Birmingham, the most populous British city outside London with over 1 million residents, has launched the Birmingham Smart City Roadmap, which includes enhancing connectivity and opening up more data, according to Chair of the Birmingham Smart City Commission James Mackay.

10 March 2014 | News

Amsterdam Smart City to roll out 100 sensors

The Amsterdam Smart City, Amsterdam Economic Board and the Waag Society are distributing 100 Smart Citizen Kit this month, to create a network of sensors in the city.

7 March 2014 | News

6 key initiatives of Dubai Smart City project

Dubai has launched a ‘Smart City’ strategy that will transform 1000 government services and focus development in six key areas namely transportation, infrastructure, communications, financial services, urban planning and electricity, announced His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

28 February 2014 | News

4 latest mobile government projects in UAE

The UAE mobile government project, which aims to revolutionise how the public sector operates and delivers citizen services, is in full swing, according to His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

20 February 2014 | News

Sochi Airport enhances security for Winter Olympics

In preparation for Winter Olympics 2014, the International Airport of Sochi has rolled out an integrated security system with a wide range of capabilities including security monitoring, alarm situation detection and rapid response.

19 February 2014 | Research

Post event report: FutureGov Summit 2013

A post event report spotlighting on key insights from the region’s top public sector technology leaders at the 10th annual FutureGov Summit 2013.

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