After years of speculation about the risk IoT and personal devices pose to enterprise security, research has revealed the threat is “immense” and probably greater than most firms realise
Research by Wise found fewer than 10% of patents filed in the UK have involvement from women. At its annual conference in 2018, Wise set out to discuss why this is the case and how we can address it
Time for some of the industry veterans to shine as their knowledge is in high demand in firms operating across the channel
The UK’s National Crime Agency warns that developments in technology will continue to transform the future crime landscape, in its latest report on serious and organised crime
A blended strategy of building and acquiring datacentres, as well as forming local partnerships, has contributed to the rapid rise of one of the fastest-growing datacentre providers in Asia
Educating healthcare executives about data analytics, and seeing that healthcare organizations invest in data, is critical, according to a panel of experts.
IBM storage enhancements focus on data deduplication expansion, cloud-based Storage Insights, VM-based Spectrum NAS and Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud.
The Rural Business All-Party Parliamentary Group has written to Matt Hancock calling for the government to put legally binding targets in place for 4G mobile network coverage
Gatwick’s new network promises to drive IoT applications, offer free passenger Wi-Fi and provide robust connectivity across the airport campus
Brighter Connections has cut the ribbon on a website designed to have a national appeal
HSBC and ING used blockchain to successfully complete a real-world trade financing transaction as part of a pilot
Footfall in the UK highstreet is on the decline, according to figures by the British Retail Consortium, confirming the consumer shift towards more digital behaviour
Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report indicates an increase in ransomware while the FBI's Internet Crime Report shows a downward trend, with business email compromise on the rise.
The latest Google acquisition is all about the enterprise market, as it aims to fold in Velostrata to ease the transition from private data centers to its public cloud.
The messy disclosure of the Efail flaws raised questions about the security of email encryption, while experts said S/MIME may be more at risk than some PGP implementations.
Oracle’s newly minted autonomous database could leave database administrators unemployed, but that has not stopped a Thai payment services provider from jumping onto the bandwagon
Initial reports about vulnerabilities in email encryption technologies have urged organisations to disable encryption tools, but some security experts are taking a more balanced approach
Openreach has started a consultation on the future of telephony services
as its parent signals plans to switch off analogue PSTN phone services in seven years' time
Plans to move a lot of operations from Russia to Switzerland should help partners silence questions of trust
Santander is the latest traditional bank to follow an industry trend and develop a digital banking unit
Long-serving Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao will step down in October after just over a decade in charge
TSB turned down an offer of help from Lloyds Banking Group as the migration of customers accounts to its new banking system went wrong
The British Standards Institution has launched a new kitemark for IoT devices, designed to improve consumer trust in the technology
NHS England’s national director for operations and information calls for the NHS to get to grips with data, and says it won’t be able to deliver an integrated health and care system without getting the basics right
Enterprise cyber threat remediation needs to improve in several key areas, according to an analysis of common remediation strategies
Muhammad Rabbani, director of campaigning group Cage, will appeal to the Supreme Court after Court of Appeal rules that police did not act unlawfully by demanding his computer and mobile phone passwords under Section 7 of the Terrorism Act
The latest updates to Red Hat's virtualization platform enhance enterprise-grade features. But despite improvements, it's still not a VMware killer.
ADP introduced the new Wisely Pay card system aimed at the contingent, young workforce and workers who may be unbanked, but need functions such as digital mobile wallet.
The decision by Exertis to build a strong AV business is paying dividends with the firm's parent revealing decent numbers for the last fiscal year
Despite the much-publicised advances in cyber attack techniques, a well-known, well-documented and avoidable vulnerability is still the most popular for attackers to exploit – along with others like it that are often overlooked, white hat hackers reveal
Plexxi bolstered its hyper-converged networking fabric to further support VMware vSAN and NSX amid the news of HPE's acquisition intent.
Credential theft is still a top priority for organisations to address in terms of making it more difficult for cyber attackers to gain unauthorised access to their networks, report reveals
Having a digital HR strategy that makes use of automation, embedded analytics and familiar consumer-like interfaces has made human resources more strategic.
SMEs are more worried about the damage GDPR non compliance will do to their reputations than their wallets
The vendor claims shipments of its storage systems recently surpassed an exabyte of combined capacity. TrueNAS M-Series is a new high-end system with DRAM, NVDIMM and NVMe.
During the opening of Salesforce’s London Innovation Centre, minister for digital and the creative industries Margot James emphasised the importance of getting the younger generation involved in tech careers
Version 14 of Asigra Cloud Backup features a partnership with security vendors to help find ransomware in backups. New variants can stay dormant until the data recovery process.
HubSpot's Service Hub, the new customer service product, aims at helping small and medium businesses complete the view of the customer, combined with the company's sales and marketing products.
Red Hat recently previewed features for its on-premises API management product, 3scale 2.2, as well as a management initiative that fosters automation.
Mainstream companies see mounting demand for serverless deployments for their new apps, but for existing apps, it's another story.
Technology is driving major changes to the recruiting online market. Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com have deployed new job search technologies to improve job seeker experience.
The latest Google Cloud Platform availability zone in Singapore follows recent efforts by rivals to extend their lead in the region
Banks in the Nordic region are set to accelerate their spending on technology as digital services take-up accelerates
The analyst house has provided an insight into the services world with digital transformation a major influence on where customers are spending
Acquisition will strengthen the digital and brand strategy side of the business
The US is considering adopting a similar cyber defence model to the UK’s in recognition of the growing threat to all levels of society
Has Saudi Arabia got what it takes to build the latest Silicon Valley?
The NHS will begin trialling its identity verification system with a non-clinical service shortly, with 20 other services in the pipeline, according to NHS England chief digital officer Juliet Bauer
BT’s consumer unit has launched a network convergence strategy designed to make the most of its national fibre and 4G network assets
US investment bank Morgan Stanley is giving customers important information about the market via Amazon's voice assistant
The Efail disclosure process was one day away from completion, but attempts to generate hype for the vulnerabilities led to details leaking earlier than researchers intended.
A growing number of organisations consider the GDPR to be an opportunity to improve the way they handle data privacy and security, while leaders are using it as an opportunity for full business transformation, a study shows
Tech execs from Deutsche Bank and Experian at the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco shared their thoughts on reaping the benefits of PaaS platforms by addressing the risks head-on.
More than 3,000 visas for people skilled in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) roles were refused entry to the UK since December 2017
Fashion retailer Boden is going through a transformation process, using digital elements across the business and fostering innovation
TechSmith has warned businesses younger generations have new multimedia-based communication demands
The Surface Hub 2 will feature tight integrations with Microsoft Teams and other cloud collaboration tools. The vendor plans to release the product in 2019.
AWS infrastructure services now offer more VM control, licensing flexibility and a price cut -- all part of its plan to lure coveted enterprise customers.
The U.S. government has identified a man already in custody on unrelated charges as the suspect in the Vault 7 leak, but it is unclear how much evidence supports the case.
Choose the parts of AI to deploy to demonstrate return-on-investment and differentiate your brand, says Volkswagen Australia’s chief customer officer
The volume of cyber attacks hitting digital transactions in Europe was up by almost a third in the first quarter of 2018 compared with same period a year ago, a report reveals
The negative impact of the GDPR on internet domain registration information is raising concern in cyber security circles because the data is key to cyber crime fighting operations
Increased adoption of open source code is introducing vulnerabilities into commercial software, with many audited codebases containing the Apache Struts flaw that enabled the Equifax breach, a report shows
AI Singapore is working with three polytechnics to train lecturers and students on artificial intelligence while boosting AI adoption among SMEs
The latest Tech Nation report on the UK’s IT sector reveals strong growth and positivity, but fears around Brexit in London’s tech engine
Vendor takes steps to reduce the complexity in its channel partner programme
Carrier-neutral colocation provider Interxion has opened the first phase of its second datacentre in Marseille, as the demand for lower-latency cloud connections to Africa and beyond grows
Worldpay's Jason Scott-Taggart says although the company is looking at blockchain, there are too few strong use cases for the technology at present
Tribunal judge rules terms of contractor's engagement with the Department for Work and Pensions means HMRC was wrong to pursue a £26,000 claim for unpaid income tax and national insurance contributions
Bloggers discuss Arista's new strategy to market campus switches, examine container security risks and ask the question of whether networking is a commodity.
Internal report produced for DWP CTO details challenges faced by department in moving to more agile ways of working
Cisco financials show a 4% boost in sales as Cisco records its second consecutive quarter of revenue growth and continues to embrace software services.
GlaxoSmithKline is making better use of the data it has about the development and trials of medicines through a Hadoop-based platform
A strategy for protection and successful recovery from ransomware includes everything from monitoring tools to offline storage. Organizations should use multiple methods.
IT ops participation is necessary for successful serverless infrastructure management, but operations pros will need to sharpen their skills in systems engineering and infrastructure as code.
Zendesk has combined its products into an omnichannel cloud contact center offering. The CRM vendor also released a new tool for sending automatic alerts to customers.
Following news that it provides near real-time location data to law enforcement without warrants, a Securus hack exposed information on those law enforcement customers.
GDPR is about a new way of doing things that businesses can use to their advantage, and cyber security is a key element, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office
The Home Office has signed up to a deal with Sopra Steria for a visa service allowing people to use biometrics and digital files as part of their application
The Government Digital Service has started the process of moving public sector organisations away from the Public Services Network
Channel thanked for the progress made so far but sizeable market opportunity is still there to address
Channel must adapt to changing customer requirements, warns MSP evangelist
Bring your own device practices have been identified as a cyber security risk for six in 10 SMEs in research published a week ahead of the GDPR compliance deadline
SD-WAN services can improve the flow of cloud-based communications across the network. Now, one UCaaS vendor is looking to capitalize on the software-defined technology.
Three has become the first of the big four UK mobile operators to stop selling 3G mobile devices
The government is pushing ahead with its plans to explore the possibility of extending the controversial IR35 tax avoidance reforms to the private sector, much to the chagrin of stakeholders
Most UK marketers believe they are ready for GDPR, but a worrying number believe their employers may not be, as businesses are urged to embrace the positives a week before the compliance deadline
A new developer kit from Intel seeks to lower the bar for doing deep learning on CPUs and other types of chips to extract more intelligence from video.
Serverless monitoring is still more of an art than a science, but tools that offer comprehensive insight into serverless infrastructure dependencies are in development.
The UK’s cyber security agency has called for greater interaction with business, particularly when it comes to cyber security incidents
Security vendor FireEye has revamped pricing, expanded rebates and is looking to bolster FireEye partners with service opportunities around FireEye Helix; other news from the week.
News roundup: Telegrab malware enables hackers to grab encryption keys and browser credentials from Telegram sessions. Plus, DHS released its new cybersecurity strategy, and more.
Cloud contact center vendors are getting more aggressive about artificial intelligence. Five9, 8x8 and Dialpad made headlines this week with new contact center AI initiatives.
Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use. Google's acquisition of Cask Data could solve that shortcoming.
If you want better, more timely access to customers, consider customer behavior analytics, which is driven by the combination of marketing and data analytics.