Digital

  • National Entitlement Card smart ticketing – Meeting digital standards

    30th May 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. Introduction Some Scottish island citizens are entitled to concessionary ferry travel.  The aim of the Ferries National Entitlement Card Smart Ticketing project was to transform the existing service by moving from a manual paper based service to a digital and smartcard service. Context This…

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  • National Entitlement Card Smart Ticketing – Creating a multidisciplinary team

    23rd May 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. Introduction Some Scottish island citizens are entitled to concessionary ferry travel.  The aim of the Ferries National Entitlement Card Smart Ticketing project was to transform the existing service by moving from a manual paper based service to a digital and smartcard service.  New digital…

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  • Privacy by design and default – ScotAccount

    29th February 2024 by

    Laurie Brown, Digital Information Security Officer, provides strategic information security direction, assurance, and governance across a number of Scottish Government digital public services including the work to introduce ScotAccount.   ScotAccount is an online service that allows people to sign in to public services in a user-centred and secure way. It makes accessing services easier and…

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  • Security Principles – ScotAccount

    27th October 2023 by

    Laurie Brown, Digital Information Security Officer within Scottish Government, provides strategic information security direction, assurance and governance across a number of Scottish Government digital public services including the work of the digital identity programme.

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  • Technology Assurance Framework – what we learned from Digital Standard Assessments in 2022/23  

    18th October 2023 by

    In 2022/23 28 Digital Standard Assessments were completed under the Technology Assurance Framework (TAF). The Digital Assurance Office, who administer the TAF, want to share the lessons learned from our assurance reviews. This blog shares our insights on the areas that presented the most challenge to projects going through a Digital Standard Assessment in 2022/23.

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