Although critical operations were not affected by the incident, event organisers at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics had to shut down servers and the official games website to prevent further damage
Europol says criminals are hiding billions in cryptocurrencies, as thousands of government and other websites have reportedly been used to hijack computers to mine more
France has sprung to the forefront of the international tech startup scene. How has this happened, and what's next for French tech firms?
Government support, the rise of digital payments and a new breed of financial services will put the region’s financial technology market in overdrive over the next few years
Women’s network everywoman has announced the winners of its 2018 everywoman in Technology awards, sponsored by FDM
The city of Moscow has deployed a unified IoT platform to monitor and control all of its municipal vehicles
Research from Datto reveals that SMEs across Europe are struggling to fend off cyber attacks
They say that talent will rise to the top and a fair few firms have been creaming off the best of the best over this last week
At Cloud World New York, Oracle announced the extension of its machine learning efforts to services in its cloud platform
Wireless 5G equipment sales could take off in the next two years, possibly saving wireless vendors. AT&T increases the use of bots in its business, and Verizon expands owned fiber.
Hyper-converged vs converged infrastructure: Dell EMC says hyper-converged isn’t ready for mission-critical applications, but may be by the end of the year
Boston startup Neurala says it has developed deep neural networks that can learn on the fly. Neurala's COO Heather Ames explains.
The global financial industry's body for cyber and physical threat intelligence analysis and sharing has published an API to facilitate safer sharing of consumer financial information
Cryptocurrency mining in Iceland could use more power than all the households in the country combined
Information security chiefs in the financial sector say cyber security awareness needs to be a top priority
It has been a busy couple of weeks for the distributor making an acquisition after signing up a couple more vendors to the portfolio
Vodafone has installed and trialled a pint-sized 4G ‘mini mobile’ mast, designed to be less obtrusive, in Cornwall
The National Museum of Computing is looking for funding to support its efforts to develop a gallery for a working model of the Turing-Welchman Bombe
Citibank has made London home to its latest IT innovation hub, which will focus on applying data science and high performance computing to the business
Lack of return on investment in technology has left one in four retailers disappointed and unable to connect with their customers
Emergency medicine consultant Simon Eccles will take over as chief clinical information officer for the National Health Service following Keith McNeil’s departure
Cyber attacks on industrial and critical infrastructure systems are increasing in number and sophistication, but more attention is being paid to security, says Honeywell at it opens new Dubai facility
Dell EMC VxBlock 1000 lets customers mix and match VMAX, Unity, XtremIO and Isilon arrays in a block with Cisco servers and networking. Will that reverse market share decline?
The Home Office has partnered ASI Data Science to create a tool which automatically detects terrorist content on online platforms
Siemens utility metering group deploys Datrium DVX in place of cumbersome LUN-based block storage and cuts customer software roll-outs to a few minutes and data restores to seconds
With the Particle IoT mesh network, the company aims to help customers solve connectivity challenges and improve the collection of IoT data.
To successfully adopt business messaging apps in the enterprise, organizations must put end users at the center of a messaging strategy crafted to prevent shadow IT and collaboration silos.
People are more comfortable sharing personal data if they have been told how it will be used, according to the Open Data Institute
CRM sales and service automation can drive down costs when they drive customer self-service. But if they frustrate customers, what's the actual implementation cost?
The first commercial 5G deployments are scheduled for later this year. One report's 5G timeline predicts many enterprises won't reap the benefits of 5G until the mid-2020s.
IBM's analytics software is strong technically but disjointed and hard to understand, say analysts who think simplifying things should be a priority at the company's Think 2018 conference.
Zerto has added to its bidirectional Virtual Replication software with multi-cloud protection for data and applications stored in AWS, Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud.
ExtraHop fortifies its packet capture platform with cybersecurity analytics software, Reveal(x); Mist introduces a virtual network assistant powered by artificial intelligence.
Two critical flaws in Broadcom Wi-Fi chips disclosed last year were thought to affect only Apple and Android devices, but Lenovo now says ThinkPad models are vulnerable, too.
An updated Oracle Cloud SLA becomes the first to factor in performance standards for customers -- one of several moves aimed at luring enterprises to its expanding public cloud.
Administrators who rushed out fixes in January for the Meltdown and Spectre flaws then had to unwind some of those corrections after additional problems occurred.
New Payments Platform is expected to accelerate the decline of cash and cheques in Australia, as well as simplify invoicing for businesses through overlay services
The discovery of an exploit of a zero-day vulnerability in the Telegram messaging app demonstrates that not all “secure” apps are automatically safe, security experts have warned
Nearly half of all roles advertising for data scientists list a post-graduate qualification as one of the preferences for applicants
The German supermarket has unveiled a natural language chatbot to offer customers information about wines
Banks in the different Nordic countries plan to move to a shared payments infrastructure
Blockchain will underpin a global platform that aims to give the LGBT community a more powerful economic voice
Over 140 million gigabytes of mobile broadband data included in UK consumer mobile contracts is going unused every month, according to uSwitch
Since spinning out of Dell the security firm has received strong backing from the channel
Public sector-focused cloud services provider UKCloud is in the throes of beta testing its Azure Stack setup, which will run in the same datacentres as the Cabinet Office's Crown Hosting Service
Investment firms are spending a larger proportion of their budgets on software as data and artificial intelligence technology is seen to provide a competitive advantage
Cyberthreat 2018 is aimed at growing the UK’s network of cyber defenders, filling a key gap in the UK cyber security conference calendar and bridging the public-private sector divide
As the clock ticks down to the deadline to comply with the EU’s new data protection regulations, some surveys indicate there is still some confusion, but the focus has shifted from the sanctions to the benefits
Cohesity broadens out from hyper-converged backup and restore to offer file and object storage on its physical and virtual hyper-converged appliances and in the cloud
In a whitepaper co-authored by a number of open source advocates, the OpenStack Foundation makes the case for taking a teamwork approach to tackling the barriers to widespread edge computing adoption
If the Meltdown processor security flaw has shown that some threats have gone under the radar there are also some concerns that IoT could add to the problems unless addressed with extra network security
Seeking out technology that can increase business agility is not an ambition that is confined just to the enterprise end of the market
Kaspersky Lab disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Telegram that the security vendor says was abused by Russian cybercriminals in a cryptomining malware campaign.
Hot trends in enterprise cloud storage in 2018 will include the use of multiple clouds, hybrid cloud storage and file-based cloud storage, according to industry experts.
Citrix's acquisition of Cedexis marks its entry into the business of connecting multiple cloud data centers. Citrix is expected to combine NetScaler with Cedexis technology.
Software-defined object storage startup NooBaa takes on unstructured data management across multiple private and public clouds with second major product release.
The Equifax breach compromised even more consumer data, including tax identification numbers, than originally reported. But the credit rating agency didn't disclose the update.
Human resource departments fail to use people analytics tools effectively, a new global study concludes. The findings were called a 'stunning regression' defying expectations.
With tighter integration between its NSX and its cloud and virtualization offerings, VMware aims to reinforce its networking chops with enterprise IT.
Microsoft says Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities are now being tracked by Windows Analytics, which shows users the update status for CPU microcode and OS patches.
The milestone in Dell EMC’s internet of things revenue underscores the APAC region’s rapid uptake of sensors and other IoT devices in industries and smart city projects
The UK has attributed to Russia the NotPetya malware that caused significant disruption globally, based on an assessment by the NCSC
Networking giant posted $8.8bn loss in the second quarter of its fiscal 2018 after booking charges related to the US government’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but saw a strong quarter elsewhere
Cash seems set to survive the onslaught of digital payments, at least in countries that use the euro
IT services firm Atos is investigating a potential security breach in response to reports that employee credentials were found in malware used to target the Winter Olympics
Business people are being urged not to underestimate the importance of physical security for their laptops, which can be used as entry points by attackers if not adequately protected
Carbonite stays busy with its pending acquisition of Mozy and a forthcoming DRaaS product. The data protection vendor also announced its revenue results.
The application portal in VMware Workspace One allowed IT to streamline app delivery, and the product's cloud-based model proved the right fit for administration.
The Open Data Institute is calling for startups to join its accelerator programme, as it aims to get more people to be active in the UK
SD-branch uses SD-WAN technology to simplify the branch network. It integrates multiple network functions now housed in separate components into software that runs in a single box.
A Briton has been jailed for two years for running a product-testing service for hackers
The latest Juniper switches target companies that want a network infrastructure with the throughput and management software to run apps in the data center and public clouds.
With the GDPR data compliance regulations moving ever closer there appears to be encouraging signs that some customers are ready
CloudPoint 2.0 now includes built-in content indexing from snapshots, application persistent snapshots and auto discovery of new cloud instances in Microsoft and Google clouds.
Enterprises are gaining greater clarity about the cost of cloud services for UCC, as many IT departments are discovering that cloud deployments don't usually save them money.
VMware cloud security tools will get a boost from the company's acquisition of CloudCoreo, a security and management startup focused on cloud deployments.
Intel's bug bounty program expanded its scope and rewards for bugs across all Intel products, and the company added a new program for side-channel flaws like Meltdown and Spectre.
Cohesity's DataPlatform tackles unstructured data through SpanFS, which manages file and object storage and expands the vendor's converged secondary storage platform.
Cloud services can boost the nation's productivity by making advanced tech widely available. The cloud will be the major conduit to AI and other tools, a new report says.
Cyber risk management practices are not keeping up with rising cyber security concerns among senior executives around the world, a study shows
The Q4 numbers from the identity management specialist reveal customers are spending on GDPR and revenues through partners are increasing
The US has sentenced two Russian cyber criminals who targeted major payment processors, retailers and financial institutions around the world, as the US joins the UK in condemning Russia for the 2017 NotPetya attacks
The CIO of Hobbycraft, Mike Thomas, speaks to Computer Weekly about the art of digital transformation in retail, the importance of customer experience and getting a good return on investment
After the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline, a third of Britons polled say they plan to exercise their right to be forgotten, but few fully understand the GDPR and how it will affect them
Tying the Pluralsight IQ skills test to the Stack Overflow Developer Story helps developers measure their technical skills and better highlight them for jobs.
Products branded with DevOps are everywhere, and the list of options grows every day, but the best DevOps tools are already well-known among enterprise IT pros.
Despite Brexit, the UK capital is still a popular destination for technology workers migrating from both inside and outside the European Union
This week, bloggers look into incident detection strategies, a new anomaly detection tool from ExtraHop and how Ethernet VPN differs from virtual private LAN service.
Nine technology organisations have signed a cyber security charter aimed at raising the level of cyber security internationally
SonicWall says its new deep memory inspection technology, which powers the vendor's Capture Cloud sandbox service, can block Meltdown threats and other zero-day attacks.
News roundup: The Olympic Destroyer malware is more sophisticated than researchers first thought. Plus, Microsoft looks to change identity management with blockchain, and more.
Cisco revenue grew last quarter for the first time in more than two years, due, in part, to rising software sales. But analysts cautioned Cisco could still fall back into a slump.
MongoDB is taking a deeper step into SQL-style processing waters with a 4.0 update that brings increased support for ACID-compliant transactions to its NoSQL database.
Messaging apps are great for team collaboration, but bridging the gap between internal and external communication remains a hurdle. That's why vendors are developing tools to improve email collaboration.
Threat management platform vendor Anomali said it will tap MSSPs for help reaching medium-sized businesses; other channel news from the week.
'Vanquish the enemy you can see ... then prepare for the next engagement.' Brooks Brothers' Phillip Miller gives fellow CISOs new ways to think about a cybersecurity program.