The UK is leading the way towards more efficient security operations centres, but many still continue to operate with serious gaps in security, a report reveals
The Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office has signalled to government that it will take a tough line when scrutinising surveillance warrants under the controversial Investigatory Powers Act
BNP Paribas Fortis is working with fintech company Tink to integrate software into its mobile app, which will enable customers to aggregate their finances
More movement in the channel with boards being strengthened, consultancy departments padded out and R&D getting a boost
Malicious scripting through Microsoft’s PowerShell IT admin tool is being used to take control of Windows machines and Apple Macs
Flying the flag for the UK capital at the SXSW festival in Texas, London mayor Sadiq Khan says government should “do more” for technology, as well as mitigate the risks that come with it, and calls on social media firms to take responsibility for hate speech on their platforms
The Scottish government has announced a £25m programme to infill gaps in 4G mobile network coverage across Scotland
DHL and Accenture pilot tracks pharmaceutical products from manufacture to prescription, showing potential to clamp down on counterfeit medicines
EBay made Kubernetes monitoring more flexible for developers and consistent for ops through modifications that are now part of Elastic's Beats software.
Through security partnerships, Aryaka's Passport platform offers six security layers to provide additional protection in case one layer becomes vulnerable.
New research claims Olympic Destroyer was not the work of the North Korea-backed Lazarus Group; rather, it was a false flag cyberattack designed to mislead attribution efforts.
In a new document, the Industrial Internet Consortium abridges IEC and NIST publications, offering clear, concise guidance to ensure IIoT security in connected plants.
There was an increase in cyber attacks on healthcare organisations, the use of fileless malware and cryptocurrency mining in the last three months of 2017, with eight new threats a second
Too much of the web and people’s personal data is under the control of a handful of mega-corporations. Is there a better way?
A study commissioned by Amazon has posited that greater use of digital tools and services could be worth between £12bn and £26bn per annum to the UK economy
SAP Ariba Live 2018 focused on the idea that businesses can use procurement technology to do good in the world; for example, by using supply chains to expose forced child labor.
The latest Microsoft Teams features include foreign language translation of messages, recording of meetings and integration with the Cortana voice assistant.
The city-state of Singapore was lauded for its efforts in tapping the internet of things to improve public infrastructure and services in a global study by Juniper Research
Digital twins are the next innovation in manufacturing, but will the file formats and hardware be around for as long as the assets being modelled?
Augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies edge closer to enterprise adoption in Russia as a strong local developer network grows
A stealthy malware that has been used to carry out cyber espionage undetected for six years should raise a red flag to businesses, say security commentators
Public sector organisations in the UK need to do much more to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation rule on providing information to citizens about details held about them
Business secretary Greg Clark announces plans to use £300m from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for new technology and research, such as artificial intelligence and genome sequencing
The firm has released its full year numbers and indicated the over the next few years it would look to expand its geographical footprint
Software vendor talks channel growth as partners take greater role in go-to-market strategy
Team collaboration tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams can be deployed in different ways. The options include focus on end-user choices or greater IT and executive control.
Greater operational efficiency and a reduction in errors are among the benefits of industrial robots – but the biggest savings are in staffing
Accountancy firms are planning to invest in artificial intelligence and automation technologies to free up staff from repetitive administrative tasks
By building the CMS with ReactJS, Scrivito gained attraction with development community, according to an analyst.
Finland's government wants the city of Oulu to become a world leading destination for IT startups
A failed attack led to a Binance bounty offer of $250,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the threat actors responsible for the attempted cryptocurrency theft.
The Spring Statement included some comments about the government's determination to tackle late payments and increase support for SMEs
Artificial intelligence can help many areas of the retail landscape, but retailers should make sure they prepare before taking on AI adoption, says an expert panel
Delivering his Spring Statement, the chancellor bangs the drum for UK tech businesses, confirms £25m for 5G testbeds, allocates full-fibre funding and highlights the need for digital skills
Privacy International urges Britain’s most secret court, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, to rule that the government illegally collected surveillance data from internet and phone companies until at least September 2017
Ryzen and EPYC AMD flaws were partially detailed with just 24 hours' disclosure notice, despite potentially significant exploits, including secure processor takeover or security bypass.
Cisco plans to use the BroadSoft cloud PBX to open Spark to the public telephone network. The PBX came with the Cisco-BroadSoft acquisition completed last month.
The government has named the first recipients of a £190m tranche of funding to realise local full-fibre broadband projects
VX Fiber’s Open Access Platform will allow Stoke-on-Trent council to realise a return on its fibre investment while bringing gigabit broadband services to homes and businesses
March Patch Tuesday adds several more mitigations for the Spectre and Meltdown exploits, this time for 32-bit server and client operating systems.
Nearly 70% of cyber security leaders in the APAC region believe a major attack affecting critical infrastructure across multiple countries will happen in the next two years, a survey reveals
The cloud-based AI service from Amazon Web Services has already drawn a diverse set of Australian businesses, paving the way for greater adoption of AI in Australia
Cryptocurrency is a mystery to many people, yet 55% of respondents to a survey expect shops and buses to accept digital money in seven years’ time
The vendor is increasing the depth of customisation available to channel partners looking to promote their own brands and services on Cloud28+
Israel-based researchers have been accused of irresponsible disclosure for going public with more than a dozen security flaws discovered in AMD processors
Ricoh Europe continues its research into customers with a look at what is holding back further investment in digital transformation
Computer Weekly has learned that public sector IT buyers are still neglecting to self-report details of the savings they have accrued through using the G-Cloud framework
The distributor has formed a team with a brief to provide positive credit answers to SME resellers looking to grow
The Open Networking Foundation formed Stratum, an open source networking project intended to create more interoperability among white box switches and network operating systems.
The line between unified communications and the contact center is blurring as organizations look to bring both technologies together via cloud adoption.
Global survey reveals some of the attitudes of the world's software developers
IDC quarterly storage shipments tracker shows all-flash storage on top of the pile while Brexit slows UK spending and Huawei knocks Hitachi Data Systems out of top five
Many companies are pursuing a team collaboration software strategy to consolidate messaging on one platform to streamline IT and end user communications.
The first two partners in the UK selling VMware Cloud on AWS have been revealed
Health boards in the North of Scotland plan to deploy a clinical portal by early 2019, sharing health and social care data across the region
WhatsApp has agreed to stop sharing personal data with Facebook until data protection concerns are addressed
Hyper-converged server provider Nutanix argues that Azure and AWS are not the best option for running predictable workloads
Intelligent tutoring systems that track how a student learns become smarter and more useful with practice, according to Carnegie Mellon University's Ken Koedinger. It's all about the data.
The Panzura Freedom 7.1 cloud storage software release features Private Secure Site Mode to let security-focused IT organizations disable external communications.
Digital minister Margot James is building a new initiative to support collaboration on 5G mobile network roll-out at a local level, bringing together councils, landowners and industry to work on planning challenges and policy
The new Avaya Mobile Experience helps contact centers manage incoming calls from mobile phones. Analysts said the latest service could help reduce costs.
Pivot3 expands its Acuity hyper-converged line with X3 Series. The NVMe flash appliances help smaller departments consolidate mixed application workloads on a common system.
Artificial intelligence in speech recognition is transforming the technology, but are enterprises ready to employ these new tools within their operations?
Spanning Backup makes it easier for Salesforce administrators who deal with metadata. Direct restore improves self-service of important Salesforce work.
Masergy UCaaS customers can use their human resource applications to automate adding and deleting UCaaS users. The new feature can avoid overpayments.
Freedom of Information request reveals G-Cloud providers are not being fined for failing to submit monthly spend data, as the CCS claims success with using other deterrent methods
Chancellor Philip Hammond has signed off on £67m to fund full-fibre broadband connections for small businesses around the UK
A China-US research team at software powerhouse Microsoft has developed an AI-powered system that can translate Chinese news articles into English as well as humans do.
The Chinese cloud supplier is pulling all stops to expand its Asia-Pacific footprint, including training local cloud professionals and nabbing notable customers – including one of Indonesia’s top e-commerce companies
Openreach has opened the first of 12 planned training centres around the UK as it sets out to recruit more than 3,000 fibre broadband engineers
Security researchers have issued a security warning about medical billing and documentation software they say puts patients at risk of data breach
Indian supplier Infosys continues to open hubs and recruit more IT professionals in the US
The network visibility specialist is aiming to double the number of focused partners it works with over the course of this year
Accenture study shows 62% of teenage girls regret not studying science, technology, engineering and maths subjects for longer
The likes of Google may be pushing deep learning in artificial intelligence, but it may not be the best approach for regulated industries
Some of the SMEs looking for growth this year are using finance to speed up that process
The technologists building artificial intelligence algorithms should take responsibility for the technology’s impact on society, a survey finds
Bloggers explore the question of buying versus building a network automation system, the challenges of hyper-converged infrastructure and the integration of AI into enterprise IT.
EHR trends were among the news at HIMSS 2018. Cerner and Salesforce are teaming to bring patient data into healthcare CRM. Meanwhile, Epic and Nuance promoted an AI assistant.
Supermarket giant’s new CTO joins from Airbus and will continue to implement retailer’s digital transformation programme
SolarWinds updates Storage Resource Monitor to support more all-flash arrays and adds application-dependency functionality to Server & Application Monitor.
StreamSets software for inspecting big data brings governance to data in motion. Such capabilities may find more use as the European Union's GDPR deadline looms.
Amazon Web Services is switching Amazon Chime pricing to a usage model to lure businesses away from rivals Slack, Microsoft Teams and Cisco Spark. The new pricing starts in April.
Companies are on the precipice of being attacked by malicious AI but lack the skills and tools needed to put up a basic defense, according to ISACA's Rob Clyde.
A new paper on how to fight off malicious AI recommends adding security features to AI chips. ISACA's Rob Clyde explains why that's a good idea.
To improve its e-commerce offerings, the CRM company bought B2B commerce product CloudCraze for an undisclosed amount. The purchase will add B2B functionality.
To make IBM Cloud more competitive, Big Blue must stand by its enterprise base, while it also satisfies the developer community and expands its infrastructure tools.
As the technology landscape changes, so do the skills organisations need, and research by jobsite Indeed has revealed a big rise in demand for people with artificial intelligence skills
UK’s smallest “big four” mobile operator reflects on a solid year as it gears up for the imminent spectrum auction
The US has blamed Russia for a series of attacks on energy sector firms, underlining the need to ensure critical infrastructure IT systems are up to date and secure
Trade body representing defence, aerospace and security companies calls on government to make it easier to export “non-contentious” cryptography to secure organisations against cyber crime
The head of IT at Finland-based smartphone maker HMD Global turned to the cloud to get the entire IT department up and running quickly
There is no evidence of any technical solution “anywhere in the world” that would help avoid physical infrastructure at the UK-Ireland border post-Brexit, according to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Cyber criminals are using a combination of new cryptocurrencies, gaming currencies and micro-payments to launder up to $200bn in ill-gotten gains, research has revealed
Regulator has given details of the two-stage 5G mobile network spectrum auction process that will begin next week
Senior UK and EMEA channel leaders from Dell have given an update on the progress made last year and the focus for the months ahead
IBM uses Think conference in Las Vegas to launch a no-fee data science consultancy and a platform for artificial intelligence app development
The European Commission has extended the contract of prime contractor Capgemini on its open data project
A revised MSPAlliance insurance program aims to shield managed services and cloud computing providers from claims stemming from the EU GDPR regulation.
The government argues in the Investigatory Powers Tribunal that contractors with systems administration rights to computers holding GCHQ’s most sensitive intelligence pose no more of a security risk than the agency’s employees
Emphasizing the 'S' in 'SMB,' Salesforce goes after companies with 20 employees or less with Salesforce Essentials -- with hooks into Trailhead's free training.
Yahoo Japan deploys an Apstra intent-based network to oversee multiple vendors. Cisco touts Los Angeles Hospital, as well as the benefits it's getting from its DNA strategy.
Researchers announced AMD chip flaws without the coordinated disclosure procedure, and a leak of the research to a short seller has raised further suspicions about the process.
News roundup: A CIO has been charged with insider trading after the Equifax data breach. Plus, Trump blocked Broadcom's acquisition of Qualcomm, and more.
Most companies are unaware about the costs associated with a cloud outage and who is responsible for getting systems back online
Twilio Flex offers a customizable interface that sits atop the vendor's application development platform. The offering could appeal to large enterprises looking for a flexible cloud contact center platform.
Big Blue will introduce IBM Cloud services that use blockchain, containers and its z14 mainframes to deliver improved security across cloud and on-premises environments.
Ethernet bandwidth costs in data center switches fell to a six-year low in 2017. Crehan Research reported cloud provider demand for speed was behind the drop.
Playing to its roots in services, IBM plans to demonstrate how its Garage development methodology can help startups and enterprises 'think' through cloud projects.
Artificial intelligence could replace two-thirds of existing jobs within 20 years, and employers will face growing difficulties recruiting skilled staff
The U.S. Treasury Department levied sanctions for Russian government hacking, as a joint alert from the FBI and DHS confirms election meddling and critical infrastructure attacks.
Data scientists offer insight into why the age-old problem of siloed data persists and some concrete advice to CIOs on how to break down the walls.
A former Equifax CIO has been indicted for insider trading following the company's 2017 data breach. Will it force IT execs to reexamine the importance of proper breach response?
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