The country is focused on securing critical infrastructure such as power and communications systems, and training the manpower it needs to secure the global sporting event in 2020
Virgin America’s detection and response to a data breach has been praised by security commentators
More and more enterprise-level organisations are assessing cyber security during supplier contract negotiations, a survey shows
BT has made a firm offer to become the designated provider of the 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation broadband service
French cloud provider OVH has opened the doors on its first datacentre in the UK, slightly later than planned
Rob Greig is leaving in September for a new role in the private sector
Almost 50% of UK small to medium enterprises plan to spend £1,000 or less on cyber security in the next year and 22% do not know how much they will spend, insurance firm Zurich has revealed
The latest delays in Apple's bid to open a datacentre in Athenry, County Galway, has prompted calls for a revamp of how planning permission decisions in Ireland are handled
CEO Ludovic Le Moan explains what the company is doing to stay ahead of its rivals and drive mass-market adoption of the internet of things
The UK is to call on US tech giants to take more decisive action against extremist groups that use their online platforms
The UN’s ICT agency shows young people are at the forefront of internet adoption, particularly in developing economies
Consortium comprising Imperial College, Harvard University and the University of Edinburgh has been chosen to run three-year, £6m virtual academy aimed at upskilling CIOs and CCIOs
Internet infrastructure firm launches programme to provide work experience to underprivileged young adults and grow their digital skills
Small to medium enterprises are failing to prepare adequately to address cyber threats – despite the risks – because of a false sense of security, particularly in the UK, a survey has revealed
Experts debated how the government should weigh disclosure in the Vulnerabilities Equities Process and whether to err on the side of offense or defense.
With less than a year to go before the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline, many businesses are floundering, while others are embracing data-centric security to fast-track compliance
Programming boot camp Coding Dojo has abandoned its Ruby on Rails training courses and launched higher-demand, full-stack Java developer courses for job seekers.
The free Starter Edition of Moonwalk's archiving software migrates up to 25 TB of data to repository or clouds as files or objects, as well as supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google clouds.
Startup Morro Data makes available hybrid cloud storage services for SMBs, blending an on-premises cache appliance for frequently accessed data and Amazon S3 or Backblaze.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ordered a review into the problem of broadband speeds, which one ISP says is compounded by NBN’s pricing model
Nearly one-fifth of small businesses in the city-state targeted by ransomware last year had to shut down their business operations
Apple’s share price rose 6% in after-hours trading to reach a record high in response to the company’s quarterly financial report
Passengers complain of queues, delays and flight cancellations after airline's check-in systems suffer temporary outage.
The IT outsourcing market delivered its strongest half-year performance between January and June 2017, fuelled by the activity of the financial services industry and growing demand for IT services
In their fifth UK Tech Innovation Index, the Open Data Institute and the Digital Catapult organisation reveal signs of tech innovation outside the UK capital – but London leads by a long way
Level 3 has launched Amazon's Chime cloud collaboration tool as a managed service. The move could help Amazon compete with Microsoft and Cisco in the team collaboration market.
US Republican and Democrat senators have proposed legislation seeking to address security vulnerabilities in IoT devices
Research data for the second quarter highlights the significant and growing hold the big cloud firms have on the off-premise infrastructure services market
Permabit's inline compression, data deduplication and thin provisioning software will be integrated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux to help boost performance and lower costs.
DEFCON attendees were successful in hacking voting machines and now that there is proof the systems are insecure, more work needs to be done to change election laws and practices.
Massive growth in data use as more people stream media content into their homes may be contributing to increased dissatisfaction with broadband services, says Ofcom
IT professionals are focusing on endpoint security in the face of custom malware that is bypassing traditional perimeter defences, a survey shows
The use of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks to extort money from organisations is on the rise, warns security firm Kaspersky Lab
An internal BBC pilot in collaboration with Microsoft shows how voice control could be used on the iPlayer TV streaming app
Campaigners have submitted initial evidence in group litigation against Post Office over controversial Horizon IT system
The Riverbed Xirrus merger will lead to unified management of SD-WAN and wireless products. Riverbed SteelConnect Manager will get some control over Xirrus access points this year.
Following the money is a classic technique used by law enforcement to link criminals to crimes by tracing associated financial exchanges, but that may not be easy in the case of the WannaCry attacks
DigiCert agrees to buy majority stake in Symantec Website Security just days after Google releases an April 2018 distrust date for Symantec certificates.
The FBI arrested the famed security researcher known as MalwareTech after a two-year investigation into the creation and distribution of the Kronos banking Trojan.
Newcastle City Council is to roll out fibre-to-the-premises broadband in 25 public housing developments
The Queensland section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service has improved its access to cloud apps without spending more on bandwidth
The Briton credited with stopping the WannaCry global malware attacks in their tracks in May has been arrested in the US on malware charges
Treasury committee chair Nicky Morgan writes to HM Revenue & Customs CEO after users reported difficulties using the new digital service
Business case for Government Digital Service’s GaaP programme has predicted thousands of Whitehall job losses from new digital tools
Manchester is to host an international conference exploring the future of transparency and access to information in the UK and worldwide
The Information Commissioner’s Office outlines how the growing use of cloud-based communication channels could complicate how public sector organisations respond to Freedom of Information requests
Critical vulnerabilities detected in 47% of corporate systems investigated in security audits by Positive Technologies
Having acquired Avaya’s SDN and switching business, and with its purchase of Brocade’s datacentre unit imminent, Extreme Networks is on a mission to secure customers’ hearts and minds and take business from rivals
In UC news, AVST and Collab9 announce a partnership for FedRAMP-authorized cloud services, while two surveys find corporate email isn't going away anytime soon.
Bloggers explore Mojo Networks' efforts to disrupt the delivery of WLAN architecture, DevTest in clouds and new directions in network management.
News roundup: U.S. Senators introduce a bipartisan bill to standardize IoT device security for government vendors. Plus, Anthem suffers another data breach, and more.
CompTIA's ChannelCon event showcased Ingram Micro's cloud enablement program, new products from channel-oriented vendors and more.
Enterprises may see paying up as a quick path to ransomware recovery, but experts said there are many issues to consider when making that choice.