London is to host a national cyber policy and strategy competition, which has the backing of government, industry and academia
Around half of business leaders in the APAC region do not think they will have greater job satisfaction by offloading work to machines, or see a need for machines to decipher between good and bad commands
Security researchers have discovered a new botnet delivered via malicious Chrome extensions designed to hijack computers to mine cryptocurrency and record victims’ every move
Overall spending on networking projects across EMEA looks set to decline in 2018, according to the latest ComputerWeekly/TechTarget IT Priorities report
In a move that will add more muscle to the UK management team long time staffer David Watts has formally been given the country management role
An SEC filing from the vendor reveals it is musing over the idea of returning to public ownership but it has called on partners to remain calm in the face of the speculation
Lessons-learned report on ransomware attack calls for local NHS organisations to put cyber security bosses on their boards and consider suspending IT access to staff who have not completed cyber security training
The lord chief justice, Lord Burnett, says 33-year-old engineering student Lauri Love will not be extradited to the US to face hacking charges, in a landmark legal decision, and the Crown Prosecution Service should bring proceedings against Love in the UK
The seventh annual Cisco Global Cloud Index highlights how the demand for workloads hosted in traditional private datacentres is continuing to wane in the face of cloud
Initiatives by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have detected and prevented millions of online commodity attacks, the agency’s first annual report shows
Outdated technology, lack of scale-up and unwillingness to change working practices are among the reasons why the Scottish NHS is struggling to take up new technologies, according to the Scottish parliament’s health and sport committee
Dell EMC's latest addition to the Data Domain line targets SMBs and enterprises with remote offices. The system includes Data Domain Boost technology and cloud tiering software.
Engineering student Lauri Love says he plans to help businesses fight cyber crime, after the court of appeal ruled that he can be tried in the UK for allegedly hacking US computer systems, rather than face extradition to the US
The number of jobs advertised in the technology sector increased in 2017, along with the salaries advertised for these roles
Top-notch recruiters, organizational structures that engender trust, and attention to ethics are key to ensuring your AI team succeeds.
Quip receives back-end capabilities with open source database after Salesforce purchase of Attic Labs.
Software-defined storage, fueled by hyper-converged infrastructure and scale-out object/file storage, will grow in 2018, but terminology and product architectures may change.
Proofpoint researchers discovered a large Monero mining botnet that uses EternalBlue to spread, and it isn't the first time the Windows flaw has been used for cryptojacking.
The datacentre operations arm of real estate consultancy CBRE wants to use artificial intelligence to troubleshoot issues in its clients' 800-plus datacentres
Many UK firms do not have the security tools, processes and skills required to ensure their cloud implementations are secure, a security researcher and advocate warns
Five startups will pitch their projects to BMW executives for the chance to work with the car manufacturer’s commercial divisions
Law enforcement agencies shut down international support network for a hacking tool that allowed cyber criminals to gain remote control of victims’ computers
United Arab Emirates healthcare provider Healthpoint has increased sales and efficiency through the use of the latest IT systems
Global businesses focus on India as they seek the best ecosystems for digital transformation
Lloyds Banking Group is changing the skills make-up of its IT team to support demand for digital services
A significant number of resellers are happy to work with other partners to make sure they avoid skill gaps and meet customer demands
A growth in demand for large format A3 printers is one of the areas for optimism in a print hardware market that had a tough finish to last year
Zerto Virtual Replication version 6 allows hybrid cloud data protection operations across on-premises datacentres and Amazon, Microsoft and IBM clouds, and 350-plus service providers
NHS Digital deputy CEO Rob Shaw told Public Accounts Committee all 200 trusts assessed for cyber security, both before and after the WannaCry attack, have failed their assessments
The focus of enterprise storage will shift to data management and analysis in 2018, spurring IT departments to rethink architecture that must stretch to edge and cloud.
Aryaka adds Radware DDoS security to its global private network to provide another layer of security. Also, Virgin Media Business intends to launch managed SD-WAN with software from Versa Networks.
Pharmaceutical bigwig AstraZeneca hopes to deliver smart healthcare services and combat online sales of counterfeit drugs through tie-ups with Chinese tech giants
Datos IO's ability to protect applications built on NoSQL databases caught the attention of Rubrik, which strives to protect all data stored on premises and in the cloud.
Enterprise storage stalwart EMC was majority owner of VMware and now may wind up a subsidiary if Dell merges with the virtualization giant. Dell said no decision has been reached.
As the market to empower citizen app developers heats up, IBM and Mendix have joined forces to deliver low-code tools for the IBM Cloud.
Facility in Singapore will rope in partners across the internet of things ecosystem to test new applications powered by HPE’s edge computing capabilities
Dubai’s RTA has enlisted Here Technologies to build a high-definition map of the city to support its goals around self-driving cars
The UK Law Commission is to review current legislation on offensive online communications to ensure they are up to date with technology
Those pitching IoT solutions have underlined the importance of showing customers the positive results
HPE has handed the channel a small business focused bundle and increased incentives around its hyper converged portfolio
Skills required to prepare for leaving the EU are in “short supply” and the government must deal with its capability challenge, says Public Accounts Committee report
RBS is offering free training and devices to some customers in Scotland to help them eventually live without bank branches
Mobile operator Orange will run 5G mobile network pilots in France and Romania later this year
UK businesses are increasingly looking for skilled professionals from outside the EU as certain visa caps prove too low
Full year numbers from the US firm indicate that the UK performed well over the course of last year
PagerDuty's inaugural work-life balance report highlights how unspoken frustrations about punishing on-call schedules can contribute towards employee attrition and workplace stress
Third party cyber security risk should always have been a priority, but this has never been more important than it is now in light of new technology risks and data protection regulations
Apple and Cisco customers could get lucrative terms for cybersecurity insurance under a new partnership with insurance giant Allianz and global services firm Aon.
Automated transcription services are expected to become a must-have feature for web conferencing. Zoom made its version of that service available to its subscribers on Jan. 31.
A Grammarly vulnerability in its browser extension authentication could have exposed users' sensitive documents if the popular spelling and grammar checker were left unpatched.
An Insight Enterprises survey of CIO and CTO executives and procurement professionals finds agreement between IT and business operations on typical technology pain points.
A large distributed denial of service attack on banks and other organisations in the Netherlands, first thought to emanate from Russia, is now thought to have been launched by a local teenager
The failure to protect customer data is set to create long-term business problems for organisations in Europe and the US, a survey reveals
The vendor is aiming to take global channel revenues through the $50bn barrier as it lays down plans for a year of growth with partners
Telecommunication provider Swisscom has downplayed a data breach affecting around 800,000 customers, but security experts warn of potential long-term risks
MPs reveal internal project reviews that show full business case yet to be approved and ongoing worries over digital system for welfare reform programme
The first new point of sale malware in many months is stealing data from the magnetic strips on payment cards, security researchers warn
In UC news, Mitel's product portfolio has rebranded for the integration of ShoreTel's UCaaS products, while the new Logitech SmartDock accessory supports meeting interoperability.
The next generation of buyers do not seem to be that bothered about warranties
Market pressures and manufacturing synergies drove Dell to integrate its HCI and CI products with its core business units, but opinions differ whether users will benefit.
Following successful delivery of an ultrafast FTTP broadband network in York, TalkTalk is planning to start work on a £1.5bn national roll-out
Norway has accelerated plans to scale up its national security infrastructure against threats emanating from the cyber domain
Avaya has created an AI voice assistant application for desk phones. AI voice assistant platforms could make mundane tasks easier for office workers.
A Gartner report says enterprises waiting on vendors for networking innovation are missing out on the better technology coming from cloud providers.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the shutdown of the Infraud Organization, which authorities claim is responsible for global cyberfraud losses in excess of $530 million.
George Kurian became CEO of NetApp in 2015 to jump-start a push into cloud and flash storage. The vendor has bucked scant revenue growth with four straight solid quarters.
Serverless tech providers continue to add features as a service that have enterprise interests in mind, and IT pros have some wish list items.
A handful of companies will control the majority of the public cloud. Is there still room for big-name companies to join the club, or are they already too late?
The DMA Group is focused on the GDPR for customer communications and marketing, but says the key aim is to reduce fear in the market
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and a local company have been caught in a civil lawsuit over a massive data breach reported last year
The Europe, Middle East and Africa region accounts for more than half the world’s distributed denial of service attacks, a report from F5 Labs reveals
Customers that have tried to extend the life of the IT risk losing out on the benefits of digital transformation
The damage that leaving the EU without a deal will reap on the UK tech sector is unthinkable, a House of Lords committee has been told
EE has been conducting tests of a powerful 4G antenna that it claims can provide isolated rural homes with broadband speeds equivalent to full-fibre
The salaries for tech workers in London fell well below the figures for major US cities in 2017
This week, bloggers assess the role of machine learning for network traffic routing, new hurdles for identity management due to the cloud and what to ask AI vendors.
Vonage offers VeloCloud-based SmartWAN for SMBs while French mobile network operator Orange launches an SD-WAN service on Cisco's virtualized network services platform.
The Belgian police have released free decryption keys for the Cryakl ransomware through the No More Ransom project
LogMeIn plans to acquire UCaaS provider Jive Communications for $357 million. The Jive acquisition, expected to close next quarter, will send LogMeIn into the UCaaS market.
AWS, Azure and GCP are top of mind for public cloud market share, but companies lower down the ranks want their piece of the pie, too.
News roundup: Apple's highly protected iBoot source code was leaked online. Plus, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stops its Equifax breach investigation, and more.
CloudBees acquires Codeship's SaaS-based CI/CD offering to broaden its portfolio for small and large customers, and further consolidates the DevOps tools market.
AWS automation capabilities continue to expand, as the cloud vendor pushes customers to follow its lead to eliminate manual steps and gain efficiency.
By 2021, Cisco says, cloud computing workloads will make up the lion's share of data center traffic as enterprises expand security, IoT and other activities in the cloud.
On the first anniversary of the Dell EMC Partner Program's launch, the company's global channel chief said partners can expect fine-tuning but no major program overhauls in 2018.
The blockchain portion of the IT consulting market appears to be gaining momentum amid prototype and pilot projects from Accenture and Synechron; other news from the week.