US State of Colorado signs AWS cloud deal, paving way for law enforcers to make greater use of digital technologies during criminal investigations
Remote device management supplier acts after discovering reused customer account credentials in data breach dumps from LinkedIn, Tumblr and MySpace
A government committee inquiry into the TalkTalk cyber breach calls for more fines and other measures to ensure greater protection of personal data
Nordic payments technology firms work together on blockchain proof-of-concept developments
A third of security professionals are concerned that a Brexit vote will hamper cyber threat intelligence sharing with EU states
A study by the Wireless Broadband Alliance has found that over half of the global urban population are unconnected, including many in some of the world’s wealthiest cities
Speaking at the launch of London Technology Week, minister of state for culture and the digital economy Ed Vaizey says the digital single market is a “massive opportunity” for UK tech companies
As containers gain popularity for webscale apps, startup StorageOS launches in beta to provide persistent storage for containers at Dockercon developer event
The 2016 round of the TeenTech Awards has announced its latest cohort of entries in a pitching session at the Royal Society London
Most UK consumers would like the government to take more action to ensure companies protect personal information
The Government Digital Service (GDS) plans to update its technology code of practice and asks stakeholders for feedback
Research by Tech London Advocates finds that only 23% of technology companies have gender diverse teams at senior management level
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens announces a programme to “fast-track” innovations into the health service
If successful, trial would prove that datacentres can function optimally at temperatures of up to 38°C and humidity of up to, or exceeding, 90%
UAE firms find difficulty in providing facts on security breaches, while consumers demand to be informed of incidents
The average cost of a data breach to Australian organisations dropped in 2015, according to research
Survey reveals European workers trust EU countries much more than the US with their work data in the cloud
The US says social media companies have to do mass surveillance in Europe, while the European Union says they can’t. The Irish court is to decide competing claims
Capita acquires Trustmarque to bolster its software licensing capabilities across private and public sector customers
Enterprises in Australia need to rethink their cloud backup strategies following the recent AWS outage in Sydney
Australia is trying to entice UK technology firms to open operations in the country, with benefits including a stepping stone to Asia and a skilled workforce
NHS England is recruiting a director of digital experience to drive the “digital product roadmap”
Most of the recommendations of a government committee inquiry into the TalkTalk breach have been welcomed, but pundits have expressed reservations about some, particularly proposed new fines
With a move away from SOA-based architectures, along with the container adoption trend, it's not surprising to see more and more people talking about Docker microservices.
By making it easier for clients to acquire a Docker image, IBM hopes to see more enterprises adopting a container-based development strategy.
Operation teams are always concerned about software vulnerabilities, but at DockerCon 2016, vendors are working hard to allay those Docker security concerns.
Angus Council has become the latest local authority in Scotland to sign up to the Scottish Wide Area Network, or Swan, for enhanced public services delivery
The Lower Colorado River Authority’s chief administrative officer urges enterprises to balance the risks of using the internet of things with the benefits connected devices can bring
Pica8 introduces open switching OS for 25/50/100 GbE. The use of higher throughput switching is growing in mega data centers.
At the OPNFV summit in Berlin, the OPNFV Project announces new R&D capabilities and a student internship programme
CESG technical director Jonathan Lawrence tells The Cyber Security Summit that information security professionals need to deliver security controls that help business users achieve their goals securely
Hyper-converged infrastructure maker Nutanix adds container support with persistent storage, offers block iSCSI storage for physical servers and allows all-flash across the product range
Trusting IT systems and trusting people are two very different things. Add big data, cloud and the new data protection regulation to the mix and it becomes a minefield
Many organizations are moving away from the big, monolithic server stacks and are instead building serverless architectures with Docker and microservices.
At DockerCon 2016, the big trend from exhibitors is the container as a service, creating a smooth path for Docker adoption.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting 900 IT and back office jobs as part of a reorganisation that involves offshoring roles
Software containers are a powerful technology, but, finally, Docker tools for Windows and Mac will bring usability to the masses.
The Microsoft-LinkedIn deal gives us a glimpse into a hyper-social business future. Will employees like what they see? Also in Searchlight: Federal court upholds FCC net-neutrality rules; big announcements from Apple's WWDC.
The future of the internet is at risk from multiple scenarios, and quick action is needed to protect it, says the Internet Governance Commission
From May 2017, most of Singapore’s public servants will not be able to access the internet from their workstations
Singapore government will table new Cyber Security Bill in 2017 to strengthen its online defences
Companies should educate employees not to connect to strangers on social media to reduce the risk of phishing attacks, Intel Security has warned
Stockport council shifts to hyper-converged server storage boxes from Nutanix, with its previous SAN reaching end of life and experiencing operational issues and scalability problems
Colocation giant Equinix outlines its plans to use IoT and big data analytics to improve the design of its carrier neutral facilities
This week, bloggers explore Avaya VSP updates, the federal Software Assurance Marketplace and packet loss with TCP.
Rapid7 researchers warn businesses of remote execution vulnerability in the Swagger programming tool
The 2016 State of DevOps report makes the case for incorporating security checks into every stage of the software development cycle
The CIO at power tool maker Husqvarna tells Computer Weekly how he is repositioning the company through digitalisation
Organisations need to think of cyber attackers as adversaries and competitors focused on stealing data, maximising their profit and minimising their risk, says HPE security strategist Tim Grieveson
Computer Weekly announces its top 50 list of the most influential women in UK IT, including 2016 winner Maggie Philbin
Computer Weekly reveals the judges’ choice for the 2016 most influential women in UK IT Rising Stars. Special thanks to the Salesforce Foundation for extending its support to our 2016 Rising Stars
The Scottish government is working to help businesses understand and manage the cyber security risk
Following the wave of e-commerce that has swept the Netherlands, there is a surge to use mobile payment systems
The UK IT sector reacts with alarm, tempered by a calm pragmatism, to the British Referendum verdict to leave the European Union. Reporting by the Computer Weekly team
The gaming industry holds concerns that leaving the European Union will affect access to games development talent
Micro-segmentation enables organisations to improve data security at reasonable cost without compromising agility, governance, risk and compliance, says Unisys