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What we can learn from the failed Government ID scheme; Verify

Mar 6, 2019 1:01:00 PM / by Lucy Martin posted in Public Sector, Big Data, Private Sector, data discovery, security

It was announced this week that the Gov.UK Verify had fallen short of its target of 25 million users by 2020, only securing 3.6 million so far. With a current spend of £154m on Verify, the government is due to stop funding it from April 2020, handing operations over to the private sector. So what is Verify and how did it fail?

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Legal, Privacy and Security issues with choosing cloud services

Jul 2, 2014 12:02:18 PM / by Denis posted in security, Cloud computing, Cloud services, News, privacy

 

Legal, Privacy and Security issues with choosing cloud services

Over the course of the next five years, Gartner believe enterprises will spend $112 billion cumulatively software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) [Gartner11]. Among the reasons given was a desire to reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for products and services. A survey conducted by Gartner in 2H10 in EMEA with 90 respondents, established the primary reasons SaaS was being considered. The most common reason selected (with 48 out of 90 respondents) was: "…considered to be more cost-effective from a TCO standpoint than on-premises solutions."

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