A senior executive at Singapore’s Cyber Security Agency stressed the role of corporate data governance and government regulations in raising the bar on cyber security
Formula 1 and Merck Sharp & Dohme are using data analytics to better understand user behaviour and predict the future
The Security Serious cyber awareness campaign has opened nominations for the third annual cyber security Unsung Heroes awards
Policy Exchange report recommends extending Home Office system for registering EU nationals post-Brexit to become UK-wide digital identity application
Organisations in Dubai are working on developing the principal of blockchain-based courts
HYCU's first non-Nutanix-based product is backup for Google Cloud Platform, ahead of Nutanix's Xi Cloud Services partnership with Google due later this year.
IBM and foreign exchange settlement provider CLS are using their complimentary expertise to create an app store for finance firms using distributed ledger technology
The government has announced the winners of an R&D contest for connected vehicle simulation and modelling capabilities
The Pentagon has drawn up a list of software suppliers that it wants the US military and defence contractors to avoid due to fears of risks to national security
Luxury supermarket Marks and Spencer has partnered with Decoded to create a programme aimed at teaching its employees data skills
Augmented reality is making its way into the enterprise. Here, experts detail six AR use cases and how AR headsets are helping boost productivity and reduce errors.
The Hong Kong telco is putting in an advanced technical architecture that will streamline and automate internal processes and IT as it prepares for the 5G era
A British IT manager and former hacker from Darlington ran a disinformation campaign that duped former US intelligence agents and provided Donald Trump with manufactured “evidence” to deny that Russia interfered with the US election
Dixons Carphone now believes the number of personal data records affected in 2017’s data breach is nearly 10 times greater than initially thought
In the first full quarter since Australia’s mandatory breach disclosure scheme came into effect, healthcare providers reported the most data breaches amid controversy over the national health record system
Ideas curation site has developed features for people with visual impairment. Its lead designer explains what has been changed and why it matters
Providers of landline, broadband, TV and mobile services will have to notify their customers when they approach the end of their minimum contract period under proposed new rules
Energy provider Utilita Energy puts its IT service management in the cloud to support its rapid growth
In just two and a half years, SamSam campaigns are believed to have netted nearly $6m for cyber criminals, an analysis of this adaptive and evasive strain of active ransomware reveals
UK consumer trust is low, with the majority of UK businesses admitting to selling customer data, a report reveals
Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and machine learning could help traditional enterprises gain ground on digital-first giants
A new PoC attack using Spectre variant 1 called NetSpectre marks the first time Spectre v1 has been exploited remotely, although questions remain on the practicality of the attack.
Financial technology investments in the UK have surpassed those made in the US and China
ERP security is in trouble, according to a new report. Many ERP systems connected to the internet are insecure, and users are lagging in installing updates.
Why pay for a full-time chief digital officer? Cynozure has a new service to enable smaller businesses to swap them out, as and when they need a change
Tableau's BI software sees general release of a 2018.2 update with an API for dashboard extensions, while a 2018.3 beta adds more new analytics capabilities.
Previous predictions that rural datacentres would be more common are being changed as enterprises aim to bring better latency to customers, says Interxion managing director Andrew Fray
Out of the cabinet and into the cloud, Virtual Resort Manager's disaster recovery journey started at colocation and ended up completely off premises in a cloud.
A recently discovered security vulnerability in Apache OpenWhisk zeroes in on IBM Cloud Functions and other commercial products based on the open source serverless platform.
New research reveals SamSam ransomware campaign has generated almost $6 million for attacker and appears to be the work of a single hacker who shows no sign of slowing down.
The Juniper multi-cloud strategy is aimed at expanding the vendor's reach beyond carriers and the largest enterprises. Key to the game plan is Contrail Enterprise Multicloud.
There are lots of different ways to keep users up to date on the latest security risks and how they should be handling their corporate resources.
The deadline for full DMARC implementation in U.S. government-owned domains is less than three months away, and only half of the domains have the correct policy in place.
Google's Edge TPU is a force multiplier to compete against the likes of Amazon, IBM and Microsoft, and to attract next-gen app developers.
A Yale University data breach from 2008 was only just discovered, and the school has released details on the compromised information, including Social Security numbers.
A new report from Check Point Research uncovers an extensive malvertising campaign known as Master134 and implicates several online advertising companies in the scheme.
Cloudera’s head of emerging business shares lessons that machine learning practitioners can learn from their cousins in data warehousing
Apple has posted a record-breaking quarter, but its smartphones are not selling as fast. Huawei is now the second largest smartphone maker
Health and Social Care Northern Ireland will begin piloting a patient portal later this month to support people with dementia
There are 10 common activities on the dark web that indicate a data breach or some other security compromise has taken place, according to a specialist monitoring firm
Virtualisation-based security firm Bromium has evolved its technology to offer bidirectional protection for applications and underlying operating systems
The Home Office has awarded £42.7m of funding to a range of digital policing projects, as well as approved £70m for four ongoing national programmes across England and Wales
Apogee has found itself the target of a deal as HP looks to increase its chances of gaining a major foothold in the A3 copier market
Bundles have often been a bit hit and miss but thanks to the need to cater them for SME customers things are improving
Gartner's latest look at the global infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market shines a light on how the great and good of the public cloud supplier community are fairing
IT and business processing outsourcing in UK central government accelerates in the first half this year, almost matching the total spend by financial services firms
Updated Alluxio open source storage software homes in on portability across multiple big data object stores. Applications access Alluxio as mountable file storage.
This month, the 135 million Cisco Webex app users will get access to a refreshed UI, as the vendor is ramping up to support more advanced video use cases, such as augmented reality.
The total amount of money consumers are spending on fixed and mobile connectivity services has fallen for the first time in five years
The facility will increase Google’s datacentre investments in the city-state to $850m, and follows the launch of Southeast Asia’s first Google Cloud Platform region in 2017
Three alleged members of the Carbanak gang believed to be responsible for more than 100 cyber heists worldwide have been arrested, US authorities have announced
Sweden provides an interesting challenge for the European Union’s data protection regulation due to its laws around freedom of press and free speech
Hutchison-backed mobile operator Three is spending lavishly as it bids to be first to market with a commercial 5G network
Reddit has reported a password breach despite using 2FA, exposing the weaknesses of two-factor authentication based on mobile text messages
A highly effective cyber attack group that appears to be based in Pakistan is carrying out targeted attacks against nation states at the same time as criminal operations, researchers have found
Managed print services have been around for a while but they are being taken up with increasing enthusiasm by customers
Catalyst Consortium is creating a green energy special interest group to work out how best to encourage Europe’s datacentre operators to reuse their waste heat and reduce the impact of their activities on local energy grids
Government paper sets out potential for data to drive economic value, and highlights series of challenges that need to be addressed to fully gain benefits
Obama’s former chief economic advisor will lead panel on competition in the digital economy to ensure regulations are fit for purpose
Open banking will struggle to deliver what it promises unless people are made aware of its existence and what it could do for them
German carmaker Audi is working with Sweden’s Ericsson to run field tests of 5G mobile networking technology exploring its applications on the factory floor
Avaya was once again named a leader in the Gartner UC Magic Quadrant. But analysts say the vendor could struggle to add customers given the growing dominance of Microsoft and Cisco.
MuleSoft founder and VP Ross Mason discusses API-led connectivity as a linchpin in an enterprise API strategy to dissolve data silos and speed adoption of new apps, such as AI and FaaS.
Western Digital's 15 TB Ultrastar SAS SSD has twice the capacity of its previous version, but only half of the capacity of Toshiba's 31 TB whopper.
Operational efficiency improvement is an important step for a growing MSP, but one that can prove difficult to take, according to industry executives at ChannelCon 2018.
NetApp follows Pure Storage's lead, adds Nvidia GPUs to its all-flash arrays to build a storage product designed for data scientists and others dabbling in artificial intelligence.
The FBI arrested three members of the FIN7 cybercrime gang -- also known as the Carbanak Group -- for targeting more than 100 businesses and stealing 15 million credit card records.
Kontron has bought open source networking company Inocybe. The specialty hardware maker is adding SDN software to its portfolio as telco customers buy more commodity systems.
According to a survey of Black Hat 2018 attendees, organizations are still struggling with insufficient cybersecurity staff and budgets to meet the current and emerging threats.
The channel partner ecosystem is in for transformative change, as a flood of cloud consultancies, ISVs and tech-oriented professional services firms enters the market.
As cyber security increasingly becomes a market differentiator, Google has announced that businesses using G Suite cloud-based software can opt in to cyber attack alerts
The London-based Centre for Strategic Cyber Space and Security Science is working on an internet of things security standard and has roped in participants from eight markets
Broadband supplier Hyperoptic claims its latest round of funding is the largest ever single investment in the UK’s burgeoning full-fibre market
Working to reach the government’s target of spending 2.4% of GDP on research and development by 2027, BEIS has increased its budget to nearly £8bn in 2018/19
The impact on the security player from the EU data compliance regulations has been more than just a sales opportunity according to Neal Lillywhite, VP EMEA Channel at Forcepoint
Prospective users are already interested in Google's recently unveiled Contact Center AI system, and Google partners are avidly trying to sell it. But some in industry urge caution
IBM's upcoming Power Systems servers add more security and reliability for cloud environments and promise to lower maintenance costs over the systems' life span.
HR departments that adopt best practices in technology and management will spend less than their peers, according to The Hackett Group, a management consulting firm.
Cisco and Google have committed to creating seamless integrations between Webex and the productivity apps in G Suite, which should help both vendors compete against Microsoft.
Government-backed programme is being run by the Carbon Trust and offering grants of up to £1m to help participants commercialise new energy-saving technology developments
Using two-factor authentication with one-time passwords sent via SMS has come under question again after a Reddit breach was blamed on the faulty 2FA method.
News roundup: Disclose.io offers legal bug bounty framework to give researchers safe harbor from legal action for vulnerability disclosures. Plus, Stamos exits Facebook, and more.
As IT vendors race to package Kubernetes implementations, their fiercest competition is not from other vendors, but from pure upstream code and DIY container orchestration projects.
Cisco has bought Duo Security to add its two-step authentication services to Cisco's cloud-based security offerings. Cisco plans to close the Duo acquisition by October.
A lawsuit has been filed against Children's Mercy Hospital after the medical records of more than 60,000 patients were potentially compromised as a result of a phishing scam.
Growing interest in AR and VR in real estate could open doors for channel partners, according to Ingram Micro; other IT channel news from the week.
Siemens' acquisition of Mendix will add low-code capabilities to its industrial IoT strategy and help create a raft of SaaS applications.
Since new advertising standards around broadband were introduced in May 2018, most providers have cut the speeds they advertise, or stopped making speed claims altogether