Decision Maker: Director: Digital Transformation
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The reason for this decision is to ensure that
the council can continue to provide access to critical systems
using a secure Two Factor authentication method which allows us to
ensure the security of the systems being accessed.
This decision will allow continuity of services whilst giving IT Services the time through the IT Transformation Programme to design, procure and implement a long-term secure authentication solution which will allow us to provide continued security of sensitive data.
To direct award a contract for the
continuation of Ascend ID services
Due to the commencement of the IT
Transformation Programme and its aim to introduce new technologies
and solutions onto our IT estate, with the intention to introduce a
new secure authentication solution which better integrates into the
new technologies, led to our conclusion that the time and resource
to plan, procure and implement a new Two Factor Authentication
solution would not be a sensible use of council resources.
Publication date: 02/10/2019
Date of decision: 24/09/2019