TechTarget News - Week of Jul 02, 2017

China, India to drive global mobile industry

The two Asian giants will account for nearly half of all new mobile subscribers worldwide by the end of the decade, according to a new study by GSMA

Digital Economy Council aims to boost UK tech sector

Government launches Digital Economy Council with the aim of bringing together industry leaders and academia to collaborate on implementing the UK’s digital strategy

Cyber security comes down to culture, say Dutch security experts

IT security can no longer be seen as just a technical matter. People, education and management matter too, but culture is the overarching and binding element, says security executive at Dutch bank

Corvid secures email, takes users out of firing line

Email is insecure, yet it is still the main means of business communication, with many companies relying on employees as the first line of defence, but that is unfair, says Corvid

Nutanix CEO Pandey talks Google, cloud journey, HCI rivals

CEO Dheeraj Pandey on Nutanix HCI: large server vendors were late to hyper-converged, and now the focus has shifted to building hybrid clouds across data centers.

Collaboration is key to combating cyber crime

Interpol has called for speedy and effective information-sharing between law enforcement agencies, governments, businesses and cyber security companies to counter growing cyber threats

Major cyber incidents accelerating, says NCSC

The UK is seeing an acceleration in major cyber security incidents, according to the country’s cyber security protection agency

Most influential women in UK tech: The 2017 longlist

Every year, Computer Weekly asks the technology industry to nominate who it thinks are the most influential women in UK tech – here is the 2017 longlist

WannaCry a signal moment, says NCA

The National Crime Agency believes the recent WannaCry attacks represent a “signal moment” in terms of awareness of cyber attacks and their real-world impact

Experian upgrade causes glitches in service

Credit scoring company recently upgraded its systems and introduced a new mobile app that caused temporary issues for some customers

Storage the favourite use case for public cloud customers

Despite lingering trust issues, storage and backup are key use cases in the public cloud, says Barracuda survey. Meanwhile, Microsoft Azure is Europe’s favourite cloud provider

London tech sector attracts record investment

Despite uncertainties surrounding Brexit, the London tech sector has seen record levels of investment so far this year

CityFibre moves into consumer broadband services

Following the success of a joint FTTP broadband trial in York, CityFibre is to market its metro fibre network to consumer ISPs for the first time

Post-IPO, Tintri software plan comes into sharp focus

Tintri will scale back head-to-head matchups in all-flash array market; stand-alone software accounts for a growing portion of storage revenue, CTO and co-founder Kieran Harty says.

Kaspersky researcher in Asia develops cyber forensics tool

The open source tool lets cyber forensics investigators access infected machines remotely to collect malware artefacts without compromising system integrity

TfL figures reveal massive contactless adoption

Transport for London figures for the use of contactless payments on its network add weight to its plans to sell its expertise to other cities

UK must tackle impact of rapid technological change, says Corbyn

Setting out plans for Labour’s National Education Service, Jeremy Corbyn says the country needs to invest in skills and training to ensure benefits of technological change and not leave people behind

MyRepublic outlines regional ambition, eyes IPO by 2018

The Singapore ISP is gearing up for a public listing that will support its efforts to deliver mobile and broadband services in seven new markets

Cybersecurity skills gap fixes must support minorities

A new survey shows a majority of organizations are facing a cybersecurity skills gap and experts say more focus on women and minorities could be key to finding talent.

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