Nearly a quarter of data breaches reported under Australia’s new mandatory data breach regime took place in the healthcare sector
House of Lords Select Committee calls for government to draw up an ethical code of conduct, which organisations developing AI can sign up to
The hybrid cloud sandbox environment will let companies test their cloud workloads and software-defined networks
Dutch railways are on a journey towards fully automated trains, with early tests under way
The cyber threat to business has never been greater, so the National Cyber Security Centre is urging UK companies to ensure they have implemented all the basic, best-practice cyber security controls and processes
Workers have claimed they are forced to use poorer technology when outside of the main office
Another busy week in the channel as some fresh faces join various resellers and vendors to try and keep the growth flowing
The UK data economy may struggle to reach its full growth potential between now and 2025 unless action is taken, suggests research commissioned by datacentre operator Digital Realty
There might only be a matter of weeks until the data regulations come into force but resellers can help deliver some common sense support to help users get prepared
In this Q&A, IBM's Seth Dobrin discusses the rising user interest in machine learning and AI projects and the help inexperienced users need to launch those projects.
By moving on from paper, the North Carolina Court System and the Texas Animal Health Commission were able to accommodate constituent or partner requests much quicker.
Startup AppOrbit's approach to container infrastructure deployment beat out Red Hat's OpenShift as a large Indian telco overhauled its test environments for speedier development.
The second annual Black Report -- a hacker survey aimed at getting a different perspective on cybersecurity -- detailed how long it takes to breach a perimeter and what attacks are easiest.
Fintech job vacancies are growing, while less are being advertised in traditional banking sector companies
HM Revenue & Customs chief executive confirms several major programmes will be affected due to prioritising development of new customs IT systems
Recently added Google and Microsoft cloud cost control tools are critical for users who want to gain insight into how corporate cloud budgets are spent.
The UK and US have accused the Russian government of targeting network infrastructure, calling on network operators to take the necessary protective measures
CrowdStrike introduced a new component for the vendor's cloud-based security platform -- dubbed Falcon X -- that looks to speed up enterprises' incident response times.
A new key and certificate management service is now offered by SSH, which teamed up with AppViewX to provide a way to administer cryptographic keys and digital certificates.
Santander has launched an international fund transfer service for retail customers in the UK about two years after it started testing the blockchain-based application
Researchers have issued warnings about a new VBScript downloader that behaves like a remote access Trojan, is designed to run undetected and can update and delete itself
The Chinese technology supplier is working with communications service providers such as Converge in the Philippines to bolster their networks to support new digital services
Authority has updated its IT system to step up the fight against tax evasion
The Irish High Court (Commercial Division) has once again cast a long shadow, with a very short deadline, over the arrangements for the safe and legal transfer of data between the EU and the US
Telecoms supplier Huawei has been updating the industry on its 5G vision at its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, but shied away from making bold predictions
Service will use AI and predictive analytics to provide personalised prompts to help customers control their spending
The number of targeted attacks has doubled in the past year compared with the previous 12 months, despite improvements in detecting and blocking them, a cyber resilience study shows
Israeli startup Elastifile launches NFS file access service in the Google cloud to provide hybrid cloud distributed file system functionality with the speed of flash
By giving the vSAN 6.7 release more of a vSphere look and common management, VMware hopes to lure more of its customers to use its hyper-converged storage software.
UK national cyber security authority has warned telecommunications companies against using equipment and services from Chinese network equipment supplier ZTE, citing national security risks
SAP wants to resolve the indirect-access issue with a new, document-based licensing model. Analysts think customers will be happy, but SAP needs to build trust.
Amazon Web Services faces a fresh round of opposition to its plans to build a datacentre in Dublin after an objector lodged a legal challenge to the planning chiefs who approved the project
A lack of network traffic visibility poses significant security challenges to businesses, a report on network firewalls warns
Customers hoping that their existing firewalls will deliver protection are being naive according to a report
ISACA's State of Cybersecurity 2018 report offered good news and bad news about the cybersecurity skills gap and also shed light on gender disparity in the infosec profession.
Why are enterprises still struggling with identity and access management in the cloud? Experts at RSA Conference discuss the issue and the risks posed by compromised credentials.
Data warehouse pioneer Teradata looks to ease IoT data analysis with capabilities that address skills gaps on time series analytics techniques, which are coming more to the fore.
Active deception is set to be an important part of cloud defense, as Fidelis Cybersecurity adds active decoys to protect cloud assets in the enterprise.
In this Q&A, infrastructure chief Merim Becirovic reports on the consulting company's cloud journey, discusses new technologies cloud will make possible and offers some getting-started advice.
Three years ago, the consulting company aimed to go from 10% in the public cloud to 90%. How's it faring? Infrastructure chief Merim Becirovic tells in this interview.
At RSA Conference 2018, Microsoft President Brad Smith warned of nation-state cyberattacks and called on governments and the private sector to do more to address them.
Kubernetes integrations in Docker and Mesosphere are generally available, vying for enterprise attention with a focus on ease of use.
Russian oil and gas giant Gazprom Neft is exploring the use of the latest digital technologies across its entire business
A variant of the Mirai IoT botnet is the suspected cause of distributed denial-of-service attacks on financial services companies earlier this year, according to Recorded Future.
The RSAC keynote speakers pushed a unified idea of collaboration across public and private sectors, improved teamwork and the value of incremental improvements in cybersecurity.
Top tech firms have committed to protecting customers worldwide from cyber attacks and prevent the misuse of their technology
The level of identity fraud has reached its highest level to date, a UK fraud report shows
The supplier of an open-source application platform is counting on the growing usage of microservices in the perennial search for agility and responsiveness among enterprises
The region’s largest and most-connected economies are most vulnerable to distributed denial-of-service attacks, according to CenturyLink
Security budgets are increasing, but qualified cyber talent remains difficult to find with positions taking at least three months to fill, an industry association report on the state of cyber security reveals
Developers of internet of things applications and devices will be able to use the Twilio Programmable Wireless mobile communications platform to build mobile connectivity into their services
BT has been selected to provide the upgraded air traffic management network across Europe
Despite the direct financial impact of DDoS attacks, this is not considered to be the most damaging effect on companies targeted this way, a survey shows
IBM’s first-quarter 2018 results shows failings in its storage business, while cognitive computing via Watson remains its main growth engine
The growing number of Apple products being used in the workplace have triggered a response from one of the vendor's largest resellers
European organisations are reducing their spending on IT services and are redirecting resources towards becoming compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
At its Shenzhen Analyst Summit, Huawei unveiled its intent-based networking concept, promising to address enterprise customer pain points around network management
In this Backup 101 article, we look at incremental versus differential backup and walk through the advantages and disadvantages of these two key backup strategies
Not-for-profit organisation partners with Nominet in Oxford to make businesses aware of local initiatives and how to implement best practice
The winners of the annual Raspberry Pi competition run by PA Consulting have been announced following a tech showcase
Hortonworks has used its DataWorks Summit in Berlin to announce a data governance “studio” plug in to its DataPlane service
Data scientists may soon find that their skills will be more directly linked to generating a revenue stream within their organisations
The Collaborate 18 conference will shine a light on Oracle cloud adoption and migration issues, and on the impact that such moves can have on the careers of DBAs and other IT professionals.
An insight into the IT investment priorities in the finance sector has revealed a market keen to keep on top of cloud and cyber security
Government spending watchdog orders Department of Health and Social Care to work out the cost of the WannaCry ransomware attack on the NHS so trusts know where to target their cyber security spending
GDPR preparation, with practical tips and recipes, was on the menu at RSAC 2018, as IBM CTO Cindy Compert offered practical advice for compliance with the EU privacy regulation.
A survey of over 2,000 IT pros shows that fear of data breaches is increasing investments in DevSecOps tools, particularly automated security tools and oversight of open source software.
Google Cloud speech-to-text service has been updated for improved accuracy through machine learning. The company is also releasing a tool for automatically adding punctuation to transcripts.
There has never been a better time to be in data protection, Elizabeth Denham has told an IAPP data protection conference in London, addressing some key questions about the changing data protection regulatory landscape
Hungry for power, healthcare SaaS provider Medicity installed Dell EMC VxRack Flex rack-scale HCI for private cloud to store petabytes of data for its customer network.
Federal HR has a new reformer, Jeff Pon, the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He wants to modernize federal HR with consumer-friendly tech.
ERP implementation projects may be IT's most challenging, something the city of Santa Fe, N.M., found out. City officials needed a fix and considered three options.
IBM has made a new open source AI toolbox that's designed to provide practical defenses for real-world AI systems based on how threat actors can attack AI models.
Court's in session, and the jury is unanimous: Automation software can help IT departments provide simpler workflows for end users on both desktops and mobile devices.
Cisco DNA Center can now access an additional 620 IoT device profiles. Cisco also introduced this week a couple of Catalyst 9500 switches, including one with 100 GbE ports.
Azure Sphere extends security from the cloud to the device. It's the most holistic approach on the market and provides another example of Microsoft abandoning its insular past.
At RSA Conference 2018, Paul Kocher, who co-discovered the Spectre flaws, discussed the chip vulnerabilities and explained why disclosure and mitigation efforts were so troubled.
Cisco plans to combine Spark and Webex to provide a single platform for team collaboration and web conferencing. Cisco Webex Teams and Webex Meetings will rely on the same cloud infrastructure and user interface for online meetings.
Thirty-minute glitch knocked out checkout systems at half of Woolworths’ stores in Australia
Mastercard and its EMV partners are pushing for online payments standards similar to those for point-of-sale payments
Harvey Nash Recruitment polls contractors about how they feel the IR35 reforms have affected their livelihoods one year on from launch
the data centre specialist has cut the ribbon on a global partner programme that should provide the structure to increase indirect revenues
Agreement aims to identify organisations in the two countries that can work together and open up opportunities for tech entrepreneurs
Security player revamps partner programme as it pledges to go 100% through the channel
CyLon has selected the next group of innovative cyber security startups for its seventh London accelerator programme
The security community has welcomed the UK government announcement of funding to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security capabilities
Presenting at RSAC 2018, Farsight Security's Merike Kaeo explains how defenders can adopt passive techniques to reduce DNS abuse and stop attacks before they happen.
Blockchain technology use has little value in networking, according to one IT analyst. Analysts also examine IoT security and what might happen to AI if disasters occur.
Oracle has been working with interns and graduates to help train the next generation of tech experts and use them as role models for others
With cyberattacks a constant threat, Actifio provides protection through a data-centric approach and an air gap. Customers can recover to a safe point in time in minutes.
The UK’s controversial Investigatory Powers Act could be an impediment to achieving an adequacy agreement for free data exchanges with the EU post-Brexit, says privacy lawyer
While the new Field Service Lightning features will help Salesforce users connect customers to their service needs, it lacks any of that Einstein touch of other Salesforce products.
Speaking at RSA Conference 2018, Bruce Schneier slammed U.S. lawmakers and Facebook in discussions on internet security regulations and technology policy.
128 Technology integrated its routing software and SD-WAN capabilities with white box CPEs from Lanner. Arrow Electronics will preconfigure the software onto the CPEs.
CNCF is about to kick off its its Copenhagen conference. The organisation wants to make containers less exciting and more straightforward
Bug bounty programs may seem to offer salvation at a bargain price for securing networks and systems, but Katie Moussouris offers tips for avoiding major pitfalls.
Chinese e-commerce and technology giant Alibaba is expanding its Southeast Asian footprint with a new digital hub east of Bangkok that is expected to boost Thailand’s digital credentials
Amazon Web Services commits to equipping 100,000 people across Europe with cloud skills to help speed up adoption of off-premise technologies and services across the continent
Fresh research indicates changing attitudes to tech purchasing, and how the channel must adapt accordingly
Data privacy is a rapidly maturing profession as organisations around the world increasingly see data protection as a business issue, according to an industry association
Research scientist Stephanie Woerner expounds on the digital business models companies are using to compete in the digital economy and the capabilities required to succeed.
Companies may understand the threats and opportunities a digital economy presents, but research from MIT Sloan suggests many don't have a clear sense of how to make digital revenue.
The incidence of online account takeover and the proportion of high-risk account access attempts underlines the need for improved authentication, says fraud detection firm
A panel of experts at the RSA Conference all expressed support for the idea of hacking back against threat actors, but each offered caveats in hopes of minimizing collateral damage.
While managed service providers continue to struggle with marketing, the list of vendors committing to the channel sales model continues to grow; more news from the week.
The popularity of blockchain and demand for blockchain applications has spurred the creation of a no-code application development platform for building blockchain apps.
Cyber criminal operations worldwide are generating revenues that equal the GDP of Russia though a web of profit that involves legitimate businesses, research has revealed
Enterprises that have deployed Cloud Foundry platform as a service found it catalyzed new thinking about the application delivery process and other organizational practices.
Tyler Technologies, a firm solely focused on government verticals and public sector ERP, has added data-as-a-service capability by acquiring Socrata.
News roundup: A misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket led to the exposure of 48 million records collected by a private data analytics firm. Plus, PCI SSC updated its cloud guidelines, and more.
Twilio has released programmable SIM cards for IoT connectivity. The Twilio SIM cards connect to the vendor's APIs for voice, text and data communications.
Blockchain distributed ledger technology is untested, unproven and overly complex, making it unsuitable for networking, GlobalData analyst Mike Fratto argued.
Digital factories, framed as a business process re-engineering strategy for our tech-centric economy, reflect how the IT function continues to evolve to meet business demands.
The evolution of IT keeps on keeping on -- for now. But as technology becomes more integral to the business, the IT department may become extinct. MIT's Joe Peppard explains.
A rare government alert that Russian hackers are targeting routers in the United States and the United Kingdom has security experts debating router security options.
During his RSA Conference keynote, Juniper CEO Rami Rahim encouraged leaders to be "agents of change" that embrace automation in cybersecurity and new training techniques.
Following its controversial lawsuit against an Ars Technica security reporter, Keeper Security has teamed with Bugcrowd on a formal vulnerability disclosure program.
The ACLU's Jennifer Granick took government hacking to task at the OURSA Conference this week, calling out mass surveillance techniques and the limited scope of search warrants.
TechUK claim decision to stop new datacentre operators from joining Climate Change Agreement programme from October 2018 could have dire consequences for the sector's future growth