Facebook is looking for software developers in the Middle East to create software robots on its Messenger platform
Large enterprises in Singapore will think cloud-first, though security remains a bugbear
Funding will support digital transformation efforts and bolster cyber security and data analytics capabilities
The Google and Bing search engines are to demote piracy websites after signing a voluntary code of practice in talks with the entertainment industry led by the UK government
Swedish National Land survey has put its maps on Minecraft to promote its work
Dutch hackathons, pilots and projects are building new applications based on blockchains
Welsh finance secretary Mark Drakeford launches a fund which aims to support public sector organisations and charities to develop innovative ways of delivering services
Accenture has promised to create more jobs in the US and invest $1.4bn in skills development
Online retailer Amazon is creating 5,000 jobs in the UK over the next year, including roles for software engineers and apprenticeships in engineering and logistics
Enterprise IT giant Oracle is looking to better serve APAC customers with data sovereignty requirements
SAP UK and Ireland User Group has reacted to the supplier’s High Court victory over Diageo in indirect licensing dispute
At Cisco Live Europe in Berlin, Cisco offers an insight into key networking trends and announces new products and upgrades to support and secure the digitisation of the network
Visa opens a space in London where it can test out technologies alongside customers and suppliers
The civil service chief says the public needs to be confident in data sharing safeguards and admits Care.data scandal was a step back in gaining trust
All flash array maker gets Cohesity functionality natively in its arrays, in a move that will allow snapshots to be tiered between platforms and managed by Cohesity
City firms often fire staff for accidently clicking on phishing emails, but there is a better approach, Intel Security’s Raj Samani tells Computer Weekly
Check Point identifies the most prevalent ransomware and other malware that organisations should be prioritising based on data from the second half of 2016
Ending months of speculation, Verizon has announced a revised deal for acquiring Yahoo’s core business that is $350m less than the original due to revelations of two major data breaches
Most organisations understand cyber security readiness, but lack response and resilience capabilities – especially regarding industrial control systems in the UK, says RSA cyber defence expert Azeem Aleem
Windows 10 privacy issues remain as EU's top privacy watchdog group, the Article 29 Working Party, issues a second warning letter to Microsoft to simplify, clarify data collection.
Google Project Zero discloses a Windows vulnerability that passed the 90-day deadline. And it comes soon after Microsoft canceled its Patch Tuesday release.
Digital bank chose software as a service when it wanted more from its HR systems
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is readying the launch of autonomous aerial vehicles in July this year
After missing the monthly security update for 14 February, Microsoft has issued some patches but not for zero-day vulnerabilities despite the availability of exploit code
Forum to fill supplier relationship management gap opened up by growing centrality of IT to business, and transitions to cloud
Mars, GSK and Deutsche Bank help CA Technologies with its Step into Stem event designed to encourage young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths
Apprenticeships in IT are increasingly seen as an alternative to university for many. Apprentices at Computacenter tell their stories
Market watcher’s latest public cloud market forecast highlights growing demand for off-premise services across the globe
National Trading Standards is warning consumers about a scam targeting those looking for help with printer problems
The Economist Intelligence Unit last looked at business IoT adoption in 2013. Its latest business adoption index shows slow progress
CBRE’s full-year colocation tracker data confirms record take-up for colocation space across Europe in 2016
RBS Group is putting a digital expert in every NatWest and RBS branch in 2017
Microsoft vows GDPR compliance in all cloud services when enforcement of the new EU data privacy regulation begins in May 2018, but companies still must take action to avoid fines.
Cisco has introduced hardware that contains all the components for running virtual network functions. The new gear delivers Cisco VNFs in the data center and branch office.
One expert warned there can be a disconnect between what security remediation means to CISOs and what researchers announce because of divergent objectives.
There is a thriving virtual reality industry in the Middle East, with the technology's application expected to go far beyond gaming
Experts say physical security, encryption and tokenisation can enhance the security of connected things
Most hackers are able to access company systems and steal valuable data within 24 hours, according to the Nuix Black Report, which aims to show which security technologies are worth investing in
Government executive Chris Townsend, who oversees the DCMS-run BDUK rural broadband programme, is to step down in April
Challenger bank Starling opens its API up to developers in hackathon at Google’s London Campus
Dutch banks are falling behind organisations in other sectors when it comes to securing domains.
The oil and gas industry needs to address the security risks associated with operational technology and vulnerable IT systems, says Ponemon Institute report
The number of postgraduates choosing to start training for a career in teaching computing did not meet the government’s targets for the 2016/17 academic year
In a House of Lords debate on the Digital Economy Bill, peers passed an amendment to set the minimum standard speed for broadband at 30Mbps
Enterprise spending on public cloud service providers will increase almost 22% annually through 2020, depressing sales of data center switches from Cisco and other suppliers.
SHA-1 deprecation in browsers comes as researchers create hash collisions and Google offers website and developer tools to protect against malicious uses.
Flash shortage could slow price declines and constrain SSD supplies through the end of 2017 as manufacturers make difficult transition from 2D/Planar to 3D NAND technology.
Nexsan Unity arrays integrate optional secure compliance archive for petabytes of unstructured data. Data files written to primary storage are immediately copied to the archive.
Sigfox-based IoT network now covers 95% of Singapore, meaning enterprises can connect devices to the network nationwide
Businesses need to be aware of the value of their data, how that data is likely to be attacked, and how to defend against particular attacks, says leading UK cyber cop
A report has found that clinicians struggle with access to basic data and recommends a single online point of access for healthcare datasets
Organisations must resist the temptation to buy a whole raft of security technologies without first assessing their real and specific security needs, says industry expert Michael Dieroff
Not-for-profit Coadec urges the technology industry and government to increase the number of available software development apprenticeships in the UK to tackle the growing skills crisis
The government of New Zealand's capital city is looking for IT staff from around the world to address a skills shortage
Ancient software has been blamed for a major memory leak affecting hundreds of thousands of web pages delivered via Cloudflare’s CDN
Wrexham Glyndwr University becomes the latest education provider to launch a course in financial technology
Kaspersky Labs reports that the number of people hit by financial cyber attack grew in 2016 after falling in the previous two years
Charity Dogs Trust is implementing a cloud-based consent platform to capture and manage supporter preferences and improve engagement
In UC news, ShoreTel integrates its Connect platform with Google G Suite, while RingCentral Glip achieves HIPAA compliance for secure team chat in healthcare.
The Cloudflare bug in CDN is fixed after causing sensitive customer data to leak. Google Project Zero discovered the flaw, and users were warned to change passwords.
News roundup: U.K. authorities arrested a suspect in the Mirai malware attack on Deutsche Telekom. Plus, a judge denies a government request to collect fingerprints, and more.
Experts say codifying the Vulnerabilities Equities Process into law would increase transparency and trust regarding vulnerability disclosure by the government.