In this post, Ben Cheetham, Cyber and Technology Lead at the Local Digital Collaboration Unit, reflects on 2 years of the Local Digital Declaration. Share your story with us by using the hashtag #LocalDigital2Years and tagging @LDgovUK in your posts. …
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The Local Digital team have been running regular calls for local government during which we’ve heard the many different ways councils are responding to COVID-19. While this has given us a good overview, we wanted to dig deeper to identify …
The Local Digital Collaboration Unit have published their findings from a 40-day pre-discovery into cyber security in local authorities. The team set out to form a picture of the current cyber security threats, challenges and capabilities that exist at a …
Over the last 6 weeks, the Local Digital team has run weekly Friday calls to facilitate discussions across local authorities, as teams respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The local government response has been incredible and relentless. We have seen …
The Local Digital team have started work on a pre-discovery to understand how we can better support local government on cyber security. Read about the work being planned into reducing cyber risks and becoming more cyber resilient across the sector.
MHCLG has awarded further funding to 6 projects through the Local Digital Fund. Read about the projects that are continuing their work to fix the plumbing of public services.
Round 4 of the Local Digital Fund is opening soon. Find out about who can apply in this round funding and how the team plan to help other digital projects in local government.
MHCLG pledged to train 1000 local authority staff as part of our mission to support the 'Local Digital' movement. Read about how the Local Digital Collaboration Unit have achieved this and how your local authority can access free digital training.
Round 3 of the Local Digital Fund has closed and MHCLG has backed 7 more collaborative digital projects across local government. Find out how the decisions were made and which projects have received funding.
The award decisions from round 2 of the Local Digital Fund have been announced. Find out more about the 6 projects continuing to fix the plumbing of local government services.
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