By doing away with a central authority in internet of things (IoT) networks, blockchain technology can reduce the risk of IoT devices being compromised by a single point of security failure
The UK government is starting to put bodies behind its artificial intelligence commentary as two departments announce job roles
Despite an overall decrease in fraud and computer misuse in 2017, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) reports show that incidents involving computer misuse and malware against business are way up
The government has confirmed that critical infrastructure providers with poor cyber security face fines of millions of pounds as the National Cyber Security Centre publishes new guidance for the industry
Anne Milton told the BETT 2018 education technology show that to fill the skills gap, children need to grow up to be more than just consumers of digital
Founded by a print industry veteran the focus for the IBC Group will be on helping customers increase automation and remain compliant
The BETT show saw the two leading hardware players unveil more products, expand the reseller base and talk about the importance of VR
A new breed of NGO aimed at helping EU citizens fight for privacy rights under the GDPR is set to launch after achieving the minimum funding required
The UK government has announced it has reached its target for making superfast broadband available
Cadent is modernising its IT operations through a five-year outsourcing deal with Indian IT services supplier
IMRG and Capgemini found retail sales grew by 12.1% in 2017, but growth was lower than in the previous year
Young adults are lax on passwords, but are more comfortable than older generations with biometric and multifactor authentication, an IBM study shows
QF2 brings Posix/Windows-compatible scale-out NAS file storage to hybrid cloud with access via on-premise hardware appliance or Amazon compute and storage in the cloud
There's more to your content than you might think: AI, sentiment analysis and other tools will yield more insight than ever before, and APIs will help you deliver it.
Chinese cloud service provider Alibaba will use its City Brain artificial intelligence platform to analyse data from camera feeds and traffic junctions in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur
The firm has struck two deals on both sides of the Atlantic as it looks to bolster its portfolio and customer base
The cost of natural disasters is now at record levels, but the cost of cyber crime is far higher. The World Economic Forum hopes to persuade governments to work together on the problem, but with isolationist politics back in fashion, can it succeed?
Most top online retail sites fail to protect consumers from phishing attacks, a study has revealed
Analyst survey finds cloud is used as a way to make storage more efficient, but organisations are also bringing cloud apps back into the datacentre and spending on in-house capacity
Government Digital Service’s Alison Pritchard says Brexit preparation requires more digital, data and technology professionals across departments
SAP has declared full year 2017 revenue of €23.5bn, of which nearly €2.8bn was cloud, alongside acquisition of Callidus, a cloud-based “lead to money” service
At Cisco Live Europe in Barcelona, Cisco has recommitted to its vision for intent-based networking, announcing new features as it builds a network it believes will be the enterprise platform of choice in years to come
At Nasdaq, IT monitoring unified different teams' views of infrastructure, but cultural blocking and tackling are equally important to improve incident response.
The concept of intelligent operations can help organizations overcome digital disruption, but they need a data backbone and back office improvements to make that happen.
Microsoft was forced to release an out-of-band Spectre patch designed not to mitigate the vulnerability but to protect users from Intel's broken fix.
SAP is trying to help on-premises HCM users make a case for moving to the cloud, as well as ease initial integration steps. But it may be hard for some European HR users to move..
Data protection continues to be a key focus for IT security investment for European firms in 2018, as does the emphasis on cloud and mobile security as companies move to these technology platforms
Appeal court ruled in favour of Labour MP Tom Watson in a legal battle with the government over the UK’s surveillance laws, leading to calls to rethink controversial Investigatory Powers Act
Check Point issues new top malware research that finds cryptomining, mobile attacks and ransomware growth in second half of 2017.
The 2018 Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT Priorities poll suggests datacentre infrastructure revamps could be on the cards at enterprises across the UK and Europe, as the push to consolidate their server farms picks up pace
Salaries for increasingly popular technology roles such as cyber security are set to rise over the next year
With the addition of private shared channels, Slack looks to broaden its external collaboration tools. However, interoperability issues still nag team collaboration apps.
The government has committed to sign the diversity initiative Tech Talent Charter in an aim to close the gender diversity gap in the technology industry
Comodo CA's new chairman Bill Conner and CEO Bill Holtz talk with SearchSecurity about competition in the certificate market and how the internet of things will fuel growth.
John Brownstein of Boston Children's Hospital explains how his team is 'putting the public back in public health' by mining troves of nonclinical data culled from social media.
Desktop virtualization is notoriously difficult. With a unique approach, the University of Arkansas put together an award-winning project using Dell EMC VDI hardware and software.
Moving virtual desktops to the cloud is complicated. To take some of the monitoring load off, one company adopted Liquidware software, making for an award-winning initiative.
Experts urge users to patch a new Cisco ASA vulnerability that earned the most critical CVSS score of 10.0 and could lead to remote code execution and denial-of-service attacks.
Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking plans with a layer of analytics that verify compliance with policies. The new Cisco Assurance is tied to the company's SDN platform.
Data becomes paramount, worldwide laws may call for contractual changes and the demand for digital services is prompting a litigation shift, according to law firm Mayer Brown.
New rules underscore Australia’s recent efforts to tackle cyber security challenges on the local and international stage
IT head honchos will need to consider new performance indicators, adopt an embedded digital business model and build up an enterprise-wide digital platform to avoid digital deadlock
Changes made this month designed to provide partners with stronger local support
Although Carillion’s problems are unlikely to hit major IT services suppliers, its collapse is a reminder of the need to ensure good governance
The Port of Rotterdam is using IoT and AI technology from IBM to improve efficiency and become the model for ports of the future
The demand for cloud, security , IoT and a fair few other technologies should keep the channel busy throughout the rest of 2018
Artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important business role for Sweden’s banks – and chatbots are the starting point for many
UK financial sector IT security teams face immense challenges that are undermining business opportunities and continuity in financial services, a survey reveals
Report on how to promote public sector innovation says there must be a “step change” in government procurement and opportunities must be grasped
Capita reveals it might sell some of its non-core business units after issuing a profit warning, which the CEO partly blames on its business being too broad and complex
A business accelerator programme from Digital Catapult aims to help artificial intelligence-focused startups by giving them access to expertise and computational resources
A recent survey predicts organisations will potentially face thousands of customer requests about their personal information every month, with many unprepared for GDPR compliance
Colocation providers can ill afford to take an “us and them” view of telcos when it comes to addressing the burgeoning demand for edge computing resources, says Datacloud UK panel
The number of people in the UK choosing to do ICT apprenticeships has dropped over the past year despite the government’s apprenticeship levy
With DevOps and Agile software development skills in demand, channel companies are responding with assessment, training and even staffing services for their clients.
Too many businesses are using out-of-date approaches to security, a world-renowned cyber security author and trainer warns
From picking vendors to upskilling staff, folding an AI infrastructure into enterprise architectures isn't simple. Experts at the recent ReWork Deep Learning Summit zero in on the issues.
Government research shows that barely one-third of benefits claimants can successfully apply for new Universal Credit digital service using flagship online identity system
Arcserve UDP delivers short RPO and RTO for backup and disaster recovery in the cloud. The upgraded platform targets the enterprise and medium-sized businesses.
Smartphone push-to-talk apps are a viable option for enterprises because of the improved reliability of 4G and LTE networks. Their automation and integration tools could be key to future growth.
This week, bloggers focus on the growing role of AI in cybersecurity, achieving simple, stable networks and running EVPN in a single data center fabric.
IT departments deploy a range of data restore approaches to mitigate the risk of a debilitating ransomware attack. Time is of the essence, however.
Trump administration policies on the H-1B visa program for foreign workers and 'political uncertainty' may accelerate the move to the cloud in 2018, a Mayer Brown attorney says.
Most IT shops don't deploy containers in production, but more might be enticed by the addition of CoreOS tools to Red Hat's OpenShift.
SAP and Esri are combining SAP HANA's in-memory database capabilities with Esri geospatial applications, and utilities are taking advantage to integrate GIS and enterprise data.
Google claims it is faster than ever at removing or rejecting bad Android apps from the Play Store before anyone has a chance to install the troublesome app.
Australia’s broadband networks, already among the world’s slowest, could be further strained by the emergence of virtual and augmented reality
Facebook has reported a strong fourth quarter and a strong year with quarterly profit up 20% and annual profit up 56%, but chief Mark Zuckerberg admits it has been a challenging 12 months
Innovation and Science Australia has made 30 recommendations for the government to consider if the nation is not to become a global backwater
While it has paid a massive US tax bill, the company's results show Microsoft is making progress on its intelligent cloud hybrid strategy
Organisations in the Netherlands are racing towards General Data Protection Regulation compliance, but there is still much to be done
Openreach CEO Clive Selley has pledged to extend the organisation’s full-fibre broadband network by 50% through a programme called Fibre First
The second half of this year and 2019 are expected to be big for those selling SD-WAN technology and related services
Customers between the ages of 25 and 34 would rather look online for information than talk to a shop assistant, even when they are in a store
Researchers have uncovered further evidence that cyber criminals are cashing in on the popularity of cryptocurrencies, with the discovery of a global cryptocurrency-mining botnet
The European Commission is aiming to get the most out of blockchain technology in a wide variety of sectors
An analysis of the market from Context indicates that the year ended strongly for those selling into the commercial market
The Disclosure and Barring Service modernisation programme runs three-and-a-half years behind schedule, suffers from low uptake and increased costs, says NAO report
Startups from the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Estonia, Denmark, France, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania and the Netherlands join an EU-funded accelerator programme involving the Open Data Institute
The number of internet-accessible industrial control systems is increasing every year, researchers warn
Office Depot believes it's possible to run its HCM, EPM and supply chain on the Oracle ERP Cloud without customizations. The retailer says it will save money and headaches. Analysts agree.
A bandwidth jolt to AWS networking services gives customers faster data transfer between services, and creates workflows that might have otherwise been prohibitive.
Epic Systems Corp. introduced new interoperability features, part of its Epic 2018 EHR update, that enable Epic-based healthcare systems to share more health data with each other.
In UC news, new features in Microsoft Teams look to improve how users share and access information, while Verizon and Ribbon Communications partner for virtual SBC services.
Nearly 140 samples of malware that exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities have been discovered by AV-TEST, but most samples are based on existing proof-of-concept code.
Under the renewed IBM partnership approach, IBM wants to attract a new generation of partners while forming tighter alliances with traditional partners.
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation will host the Rook distributed container storage project -- the first move in a pivotal year for Kubernetes stateful app support.
The standout announcement at Avaya Engage 2018 was the acquisition of contact-center-as-a-service provider Spoken Communications, which will bolster Avaya's cloud strategy.
Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia recorded high download numbers for the XMRig software that was surreptitiously slipped into user devices to mine Monero
Netherlands’ privacy watchdog grants film production company permission to collect IP addresses as part of its fight against illegal downloading
Vodafone's UK channel chief has provided a progress report one year on from rolling out its partner programme
NHS Blood and Transplant chief digital officer Aaron Powell explains why pushing a digital transformation agenda has a real impact on people’s lives
The Google Cloud Platform is earning the search engine giant $1bn per quarter. Expect more cloud investment this year
Apple’s share price dipped slightly after announcing record quarterly financial results in response to a drop in sales and a lower-than-expected sales forecast
Challenging market conditions and lost customers at its IT services unit weigh heavily on BT’s results in the third quarter
The appointment of its first worldwide channel boss and plans to work with distribution in Europe are moves being made by the SD-WAN player
Amazon Web Services enjoys another stellar quarter of revenue growth, while its parent company continues to profit off the success of Alexa devices
The Appeal Court will decide whether Lauri Love, who has serious health issues, should be extradited to the US to face hacking charges, or face trial in the UK. The landmark case is the first test of legal protections introduced by Theresa May to protect vulnerable people
The latest colocation market leaderboard from Cloudscene shows Interxion could be gaining ground on giant provider Equinix
With the compliance deadline for the EU’s GDPR just 112 days away, the UK’s information commissioner has urged organisations not to panic, but to seize the chance to build trust with customers
News roundup: Hackers used ATM jackpotting attacks to steal over $1M in the U.S. Plus, a fitness tracking app accidentally exposed the locations of military bases, and more.
If you're not yet on Windows 10, news about the upcoming Microsoft Office 2019 release may force your hand. Plus, the company could go all in on Office 365.
A Kubernetes partnership from Cisco and Google widens IT pros' container orchestration options in hybrid cloud deployments, but its advantages depend on future software integrations.
The Apple Business Chat release comes as many businesses are rethinking the role of the contact center, which could turn the platform into a market disruptor.
AWS has created a low-code dev environment to help tech-savvy business users build apps for the public cloud and draw new customers to its platform.
Près de 140 échantillons de logiciels malveillant exploitant les attaques Meltdown et Spectre ont été découverts par AV-Test. La plupart s'appuient sur des codes démonstrateurs déjà connus.
Quisitive is on course for becoming a Microsoft consulting partner with national reach, according to investment group Fusion Agiletech; other news from the week.