Microservices technology can pave the way for companies to decentralise the way they build software to deliver innovation and reduce the cost of failure
The US government has issued a warning about ongoing cyber attacks targeting critical national infrastructure, saying some networks and at least one power generator have been compromised
Remotely located surgeons use Microsoft Hololens headsets to “virtually appear” in operating theatre to help with cancer surgery
The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has urged organisations to ensure they understand cyber risks, as a survey reveals mid-sized firms have inadequate cyber protection
Faced with a US government ban and media reports alleging co-operation with Russian spies, Kaspersky Lab has announced a global transparency initiative
Both Microsoft and Amazon are building up their HPC capabilities. The partnership with Cray could help to bolster Azure’s footprint
Maxta MxSP was deemed the most cost efficient hyper-converged product to help services provider Trusource Labs to add call centers amid rapid growth.
SMEs in Birmingham are to get the opportunity to learn how to protect themselves from cyber attacks at a free event on 25 October 2017
The financial services watchdogs have informed banks that they have to do more to improve anti-money laundering systems
As seven yachts compete in the latest Volvo Ocean Race, the IT team supporting the event is engaged in a race of its own
German industrial giant will spend $60m on Avaya’s private cloud communications service over the next five years
The country’s Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation has upgraded its high performance computing infrastructure to keep pace with global research
Microsoft has dropped a lawsuit pushing for reforms of state surveillance practices in response to changes in US data access request policy, but says more reform is necessary
At Broadband World Forum in Berlin, network specialists Adtran and Cambridge Communications announce a technology collaboration to help rapidly and cheaply deploy dense 5G networks
Consumers are becoming more comfortable using biometrics to pay when shopping, with fingerprint payments proving the most popular biometric identification method
University’s health research centre is using gamification to get people active as part of the Manchester CityVerve smart city demonstrator
Police have arrested nearly 200 people for airline ticketing fraud in an international operation involving public and private sector organisations
IT contractors in the UK are in increasing demand and are getting longer contracts, as uncertainty around Brexit and a skills shortage open up more possibilities for non-permanent hires
Nordic banks take on Apple Pay to give the mobile payments service a regional boost
Security firm intends to break the cycle of playing cat and mouse with cyber attackers, according to its technology head
The UK’s financial regulatory body has announced it is to probe the Equifax data breach believed to have affected hundreds of thousands of Britons
Tech giant announces several initiatives to help people in the UK to develop digital skills
Having pioneered optimising the joiners and leavers process, the IT service management team at Scottish Water can now show other areas of the business the benefits of ServiceNow
The Modernize Traditional Applications program, unveiled at DockerCon 2017, is seeing traction among customers interested in adopting container technology, Docker partners said.
During ONUG's fall conference, panelists debated whether to buy or build IT infrastructure. Company IT execs say the final decision depends on a company's culture and talent.
The Department of Homeland Security released an alert confirming the Dragonfly ICS cyberattack campaign, but experts said more action is needed to protect critical infrastructure.
Professionals accept that software robots will take over some of the work tasks they do, but they increasingly see this as a good thing
A ransomware attack that has commonalities with WannaCry NotPeya is reportedly hitting organisations in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Bulgaria and Germany
Red Hat launches storage delivered via containers and predicts a future in which costly and inflexible storage hardware and pricey hypervisors will be a thing of the past
Privacy notices are too vague and generally inadequate, a global investigation finds, with UK websites in several sectors found wanting by an Information Commissioner’s Office review
Microsoft regards containerisation as the next phase in enterprise architectures, and is now offering Kubernetes on Azure
New report finds small businesses must do cyber security better if they want to work with large enterprises
BlackBerry has launched cyber security services to safeguard people, privacy and assets, with vehicle security and GDPR compliance leading the new offering
Just over 40% of adults have the skills to complete a number of common digital tasks, with older generations struggling more than younger people
UK’s intelligence services lack adequate oversight and written guidelines when sharing databases of sensitive information, Privacy International argues in secret court
At Spark Summit Europe 2017 in Dublin, organising supplier and Spark inventor and distributor Databricks announced the Delta system, which will combine data lakes and data warehouses
Modern cyber threats require a risk-based approach, according to McAfee’s chief technical strategist
Google is making a big push with hybrid cloud, but the full architecture will not be available until the second half of 2018
The Apple Device Enrollment Program is well-established, and now, Microsoft and Google have their own zero-touch device provisioning services for Android and Windows.
A Kaspersky transparency initiative and a full code review of its products are on the way, and a new Kaspersky statement explained how NSA cyberweapons were uploaded to its servers.
Survey shows more than 80% of organisations have the mistaken belief that their cloud service provider is accountable for data protection
Malware detection triggered an upload of data from a National Security Agency contractor’s home computer, Kaspersky Lab says an internal investigation has revealed
Digital dictation and clinical records management systems firm Crescendo Systems has become the first customer to officially connect to NHS Digital’s Health and Social Care Network
Taking aim at hyper-converged, Datrium DVX adds flash as bulk storage, while NVMe at the server handles hot data with the scale needed by enterprise customers in mind
BT is to cut charges for up to a million residential customers who only buy a landline telephone service
Digital technology is changing the way companies manage their workforce at an accelerating rate
Researcher discovers critical security flaws in an Inmarsat maritime communication system, highlighting the cyber risks facing the shipping industry
HMRC CEO tells MPs the department needs an extra £7.3m to upgrade current Chief system as a contingency, should new customs IT system not be ready in time for Brexit
The vast majority of retail bank professionals in the UK realise the importance of AI as a tool in their digital transformation efforts
European Parliament approves entry/exit system which will cover all non-EU visitors to the European Union
The new Bad Rabbit ransomware spread through Russia and Ukraine, drawing comparisons to NotPetya, and researchers say the attacks were planned for a long time.
The NHS could have prevented the WannaCry cyber attack had it followed basic IT security best practice, according to National Audit Office boss
Airbus has created a digital learning library that is helping more than 100,000 staff in 35 countries keep their skills updated
Enterprises need to change their approach if they are to beat cyber criminals, according McAfee’s enterprise products head
Automobile glass repair company Carglass France is using knowledge-sharing technology to distribute expertise among 3,000 employees
The Capgemini UK apprentice scheme gets its first three female graduates
Many teachers feel ill-equipped to deliver the UK’s computing curriculum, survey reveals
The company reports revenue increase in cloud, Azure and Dynamics, with LinkedIn integration starting to show why Microsoft paid $23bn for the professional network
Businesses should embrace consumer identity management to improve marketing capabilities and help drive regulatory compliance, says KuppingerCole
Bloggers explore the dynamics of serverless computing architecture, efficacy and efficiency with endpoint security and use cases for bidirectional forwarding detection
Google is partnering to grow its Google Cloud Platform (GCP), with online retail appearing to be an attractive opportunity for its CEO
Organisations should ensure that in layering various security controls, the degree of alignment is not too great, warns McAfee CTO
Nordea is cutting staff as a result of its ongoing digital transformation, which means it needs less people
The latest Q3 results from Amazon have shown that AWS continues to play a key role in revenue for the company
A security researcher reportedly disclosed a number of Equifax security issues to the company months before the major data breach, and none of the problems were fixed.
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