DCMS is drawing down £25m from the £740m National Productivity Investment Fund to fund a number of testbeds and trials of 5G mobile network technology in the UK
Abu Dhabi's surveillance system is using technology from Cisco
Voice recognition and artificial intelligence will take the drudgery out of HR, but CIOs need to help their HR team develop a long-term strategy
The biggest cyber threat to UK and US small businesses is employees’ weak passwords, as the frequency, intensity and cost of cyber attacks continue to rise, a study has revealed
The poor handling of the data breach by fast food chain Pizza Hut shows that company boards need to take control, a London-based law firm advises
The UK’s national weather service automates testing using eggPlant to ensure integrity of weather warnings system
A Belgian researcher has uncovered a major weakness in the WPA2 Wi-Fi security protocol that is thought to leave every Wi-Fi network in the world open to attack
IT will transform the healthcare sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries over the coming years
CDNetworks research shows 54% of businesses were hit by distributed denial of service attacks in the last year, and many feel they are underinvesting in cyber defences
Cloud email archiving turbo-charges search, while email security is locked down and terabytes of storage use on-premise avoided with email stub on local servers
Private investment firm Marvelstone Group plans to build an artificial intelligence hub in Singapore, which is just beginning to lay the foundation for an AI ecosystem
City of London’s free Wi-Fi network is being backed by O2 and is supposed to deliver browsing speeds of up to 180Mbps
Businesses are finally shifting from Windows 7 to Windows 10, which is driving a major desktop PC refresh
Mobile chipset supplier Qualcomm claims it has achieved a 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices
Property firm Colliers replaces NetApp converged stacks with hyper-converged infrastructure. Secondary storage and backup from Cohesity replaces tape and supports Nutanix performance tier
The CIO of the Swedish Pensions Agency tells Computer Weekly about the organisation's DevOps journey
Study shows less than 20% of employees in Europe are confident in their ability to read and analyse data properly in the workplace
At its 2017 conference in Amsterdam, analytics software supplier discloses research into enterprise readiness for artificial intelligence, and identifies blockages
A secret court will decide whether Intelligence agencies are “unlawfully” sharing huge datasets containing sensitive information about the population with industry, government departments and overseas intelligence services.
The Open Data Institute has been awarded £6m in funding from InnovateUK for a series of projects aiming to improve the UK’s data expertise
Technological advancements and swathes of data have made machine learning and mass personalisation of products possible, but companies are still sailing on the edge
NHS England CEO Simon Stevens admits a further 162,000 lost patient documents have been found, following news earlier this year that a probe had discovered more than 700,000 documents went undelivered
The remaining objectors to Apple’s plans to build a datacentre in Athenry, Ireland, are preparing to launch another appeal against the project, which has now been delayed by more than two and a half years
Actifio's Sky goes beyond copy data management. It searches and manages data across clouds and on-premises storage with new analytics and a global catalog.
Researchers discover a WPA2 vulnerability and brand it KRACK, but some experts say the early reports overstate the risk of the flaw and downplay the difficulty of an exploit.
NHS Digital’s head of security talks about the security landscape in the NHS and why it led to extra challenges when the WannaCry cyber attack hit the NHS in May 2017
RSA Abu Dhabi conference focuses on region’s cyber security needs as digital technology deployments expand
UK businesses are losing almost £500,000 pounds for every cancelled digital project, with a lack of the right skills a major contributing factor
Hyperscale Software and Hyperscale Appliance bring Commvault backup software in a reference architecture/software product or as a pre-configured server/storage box
Broadcaster Eurosport talks about some of the digital technology advances improving the viewing experience for cycling enthusiasts
Google has rolled out new identity protection features across its account base, including advanced protection for at-risk users
Traditional outsourcing spending has plummeted in the latest three-month period, but spending on cloud-based IT services is going some way to filling the void
Labour’s Jon Trickett says the government’s identity assurance platform is a poor use of taxpayers’ money and is “being handled appallingly”
Openreach is proposing to add a new feature to its optical spectrum access product to give broadband communication services providers more control over their networks
The RM3825 Health and Social Care Network Access Services dynamic purchasing system procurement has been opened to supplier bids
Breach investigations commonly focus on the attackers and their motives, but a security researcher believes there needs to be more emphasis on business impact
European Commission’s first annual review of transatlantic data transfer deal highlights strengths and weakness of agreement
McAfee is forging ahead with its innovation efforts in advanced analytics, deep learning and artificial intelligence
Researchers disclosed the ROCA RSA vulnerability as a dangerous flaw in the cryptographic code of Infineon chips that could undermine encryption key security for a number of devices.
Ulster Bank has completed its roll-out of Salesforce Einstein CRM to arm its staff with insights and recommend actions
Infoblox is to collaborate with McAfee to combine web and DNS security to deliver unified protection
Municipality is reaping the benefits of moving productivity software to the cloud
Research has shown that business must go through a culture change from the very top if they are to be successful with data analytics
The market will be buoyed by stronger spending on business PCs in Russia and adoption of Windows 10 in China, according to Gartner
Sub-postmasters group action against the Post Office reaches an important milestone
Endpoint devices, the cloud and people will be the security control points of the future, according to the chief of security firm McAfee
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will use Cisco’s Kinetic for Cities platform to improve service delivery, development and citizen engagement through digitisation as it transitions to a smart city model
Industrial companies are losing $260,000 per hour due to unplanned downtime, but predicting failure using digital twins can help overcome the problem
IT administrators admit they are not making the most of their cloud storage and computing resources. Costs can escalate quickly if virtual machines are not managed properly
SAP’s third quarter 2017 results show steady growth in cloud revenue, S/4 Hana adoption, and some uptake for its “digital transformation” spearhead SAP Leonardo
McAfee says shift in industry’s approach is evidenced by adoption of its Data Exchange Layer and new collaborations through McAfee Security Innovation Alliance
Parts of the Electronic Communications Code have been updated to help communications providers deploy new infrastructure more quickly
Intelligence commissioners did not need technical expertise or support staff to check whether GCHQ and MI5 were lawfully sharing huge databases, court told
The 4U Pavilion Memory NVMe flash array comes with 20 controllers and 40 Ethernet ports. Vexata markets VX-100 appliances running Active Data Fabric distributed storage.
IT security is hindering productivity and innovation across enterprises, research has revealed
The findings of a new report by Siemens and Intel suggests datacentre managers are taking a reactive approach to keeping on monitoring and managing the health of their infrastructure
Red Hat beefs up its Container-Native Storage with block and object interfaces and a significant increase in persistent volume density for use with its OpenShift Container Platform.
Gone are the days of a quick website launch. According to speakers at the Acquia Engage conference, redesigning a website is now a companywide digital customer experience project.
Europol and EU cyber security agency Enisa have hosted a two-day conference to find ways of addressing the cyber security risks posed by internet-connected devices
5G has the capability to bring froward a number of use cases for the business-to-business sector, says Innovate UK
McAfee has released a decryption framework to boost the production of decryption tools to help victims of ranswomware attacks
Adoption of 5G across the Asia-Pacific region will be led by China, South Korea and Japan, but telcos will need to find the right pricing strategy to compete with IoT connectivity upstarts
The national ICT strategic principles include cloud first, enabling data sharing and interoperability standards, and ensuring any tech decision made benefits the organisation as a whole
With GDPR coming into force next year, research has found that more than 40% of marketers feel their organisation is not ready for the upcoming changes
EE, Three and Vodafone are continuing to charge customers for their smartphones after the devices have been paid off, according to a new report
Despite the growth of artificial intelligence (AI), only a third of businesses say they have the necessary skills to adopt the technology
IBM executive to replace Sarah Wilkinson as chief digital, data and technology officer
Bloggers explore open network systems, look into the development of unified security operations and analytics, and recommend how to tweak an Ansible playbook.
News roundup: Former employees reveal a 2013 database breach exposed Microsoft's bug tracking system, DHS sets new rules for federal agencies on web, email security, and more.
A consortium led by the Transport Research Lab has been awarded government funding to run connected and autonomous vehicle tests in the capital
As cyber attacks are on the rise, experts share their views, tips and lessons learned in how to handle being hit by one
Google's Advanced Protection Program greatly increases the security of user accounts, but the usability tradeoffs may not be worth it for average users.
A Google Play bug bounty program, run by Google and HackerOne, asks testers to hunt for remote code execution vulnerabilities in some of the top Android apps.
Panasonic introduced a global connectivity service, while Cisco unveiled Business Critical Services and High-Value Services, and other news from the week.