Although blockchain is no silver bullet, experts say Australian organisations should embrace and invest in the technology
Regulatory sandbox will enable fintech companies to test out their products and services
A European parliamentary committee has proposed a ban on backdoors that allow governments to access encrypted communications
Fans of the British & Irish Lions rugby team are being offered more ways to digitally engage with the team while it is on tour in New Zealand
McKinsey Global Institute research finds artificial intelligence adoption to be exiguous and experimental outside the technology sector, but registers rapidly growing investment
New predictive sizing tool complements other Pure Storage software rollouts from Accelerate. The artificial intelligence engine learns from all workloads running on Pure arrays.
The increase in students who have entered themselves for the 2017 GCSE computing exam seems small compared with previous years
All-flash array vendor Pure Storage added multisite replication between FlashArray and FlashBlade systems with ActiveCluster stretch clustering, which is included in the Purity 5 OS.
Police use surveillance technology and monitoring software to ensure public safety when Formula One visits the UAE each year
Japanese telco NTT Docomo rolls out in-memory database in eight months to analyse data from retail outlets and customer call centres in a bid to improve service levels
Viking Line CIO tells Computer Weekly about his strategy for meeting the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation
Islamic finance firm is using a combination of blockchain technology and QR codes to minimise the use of fraudulent cheques
A misconfigured database containing the sensitive personal details of more than 198 million US voters was left exposed to the internet by a firm working on behalf of the Republican National Committee
Greater Manchester-based local authority, Salford City Council, is following up its foray into private cloud by adopting Microsoft Azure
US analyst house Pacific Crest claims Microsoft is on course to surpass AWS in revenue terms later this year
On the second annual World Wi-Fi Day, a survey claims substantial numbers of people in the world’s largest cities are still languishing in the digital slow lane
South Korean hosting firm Nayana agrees to pay more than $1m to restore data that was encrypted by a ransomware attack on its Linux servers on 10 June 2017
Housing developments in London and the South East will receive ultrafast FTTP broadband services under the new agreement
A glitch in the supermarket’s store-side systems has meant Tesco’s deliveries to customers have been delayed
Two years of testing in the run up to the Rio 2016 Olympics were vital to ensuring cyber defences were effective, according to the chief information security officer for the games
At the 2017 Cloud Identity Summit, former covert CIA officer Valerie Plame discussed the increasing risks of nation-state cyberattacks focused on geopolitical influence.
Virtual Instruments tools that help organizations monitor storage gain deeper integration in the new family of Load DynamiX 32 Gb FC and 40 GbE Workload Generation Appliances.
A regional study by a Singapore university has found that counterfeit software distributed through discs and file-sharing networks is plagued by malware
AMD is preparing to go head-to-head once more with Intel in the datacentre, with the release of its EPYC server processor family
IT apprentices are helping large businesses transform their back-office processes through software robots
Australia’s incumbent telco will cull 1,400 employees in the next six months, with the bulk of the job losses in New South Wales and Victoria
Dubai transport authority RTA extends trials of autonomous flying cars
New commissioner designate for the digital economy and society will be responsible for EU policy across a wide range of technology and telecoms areas
Institute for Government report calls on Whitehall to publish a digital government implementation plan and prioritise digital services vital to Brexit
Government confirms plans to create a digital charter to ensure the UK is “the safest place to be online”, and a new law protecting personal data
Microsoft has admitted Windows 10 disables some third-party security software, but claims this is purely because of compatibility issues
Businesses are being urged to ensure that they are not vulnerable to WannaCry ransomware after a vehicle manufacturer discovered an infection on its networks
In this SearchCIO Q&A, author and data scientist Cathy O'Neil talks about the danger of trusting algorithms too much.
At the 2017 Cloud Identity Summit, Ping Identity launched a new software development kit that will embed multifactor authentication security features in mobile apps.
The Queen’s Speech has been praised for removing any doubt about the UK’s commitment to data protection
A massive voter database RNC leak underscores the poor cloud security practices in place in the U.S. government and many enterprises.
While organisations in a global survey have put IoT as their top priority, those in Southeast Asia remain concerned with the cost and complexity of rolling out the internet of things
Russian hackers targeted voting systems in nearly 50% of states in the 2016 US presidential election, officials have revealed in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee
The 2017 JLab will see Waitrose, John Lewis and JLP Ventures band together to mentor and develop several retail technology startups
Datacentre performance simulation software provider Future Facilities opens up about its virtual reality trials, and how the technology could change the way the entire industry operates
Financial services providers need to rethink their approach to information security, according to the results of a global survey
Oracle’s full-year and fourth quarter results for fiscal year 2016-17 indicate 2% growth in overall revenue, with cloud representing 12% of total. Executives are once again bullish on cloud ERP growth prospects
Authentication system could help reduce UK fraud by making it hard for fraudsters to glean information from contact centres
Infrastructure bundles OS, hypervisor and storage software components from the open source distributor and is aimed at SMEs and remote office use cases
Insurtech is gaining momentum, and companies in the sector of all sizes and ages can learn from startups
Differing approaches to IR35 tax reforms meant some Whitehall teams were harder hit than others by the changes introduced in April 2017
A failure related to a single software and systems supplier meant thousands of commuters in the UK were unable to buy tickets
Over the next few years, the existing access to UCAS' systems will be switched off. Universities will need to use new APIs, powered by MuleSoft
Birmingham and Solihull chief clinical information officer talks about the importance of sharing health data between providers and the challenges it brings
Survey finds many SAP users are considering augmenting their existing enterprise resource planning with cloud applications rather than go to S/4 Hana
Army opens up about how a move to adopt a software-defined datacentre setup has helped DevOps to take hold in the organisation
Reduxio rolls out its third version of TimeOS storage software, adding NoRestore copy data management and NoMigrate DR. The vendor claims to deliver zero downtime and data loss.
Brightsolid replaced EMC and NetApp storage with 1.2PB of Infinidat hybrid flash to help win council contract that saw local authority save £250,000 in yearly storage costs
Red Hat launches open source-based hyper-converged product combining Gluster file system, KVM hypervisor, enterprise Linux, Ansible deployment tool and CloudForms management.
Machine learning in cybersecurity applications for identity management systems are becoming more common today. But will algorithms be the best option for authenticating and authorizing users?
Cisco has launched a Catalyst switching line that provides a redesigned platform for the campus network. The Cisco DNA software console provides the policy-based management layer.
Zoom is offering its cloud-based video conferencing service on Cisco hardware through its integration app, Zoom Connector. Zoom's service competes with Cisco WebEx.
Cisco claims it can accurately detect malware activity in encrypted traffic using machine learning, but some experts worry about privacy implications.
Virgin Media has been forced to act on a second security risk warning about its wireless routers in as many weeks
Login credentials of tens of thousands of UK officials were traded online after a 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, an investigation has revealed
Swedish online payments provider Klarna becomes one of “the largest banks in Europe” after being granted an EU-wide banking licence by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority
Bonava, which provides affordable and sustainable housing in Northern and Eastern Europe, rolled out HR technology in record time to meet a deadline to list on the Stockholm Stock Exchange
Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, predicts up to 15m people could lose their jobs due to AI. Society must adapt
News roundup: DOD inspector general found NSA failed to implement secure privileged user management post-Snowden. Plus, Honda hit by WannaCry, Trump met with tech CEOs and more.
The Brutal Kangaroo USB malware leaked from the CIA's Vault 7 could pose a threat to air-gapped computers if hackers reverse-engineer it.