Most UK business leaders expect suppliers to be cyber secure and nearly a third of businesses would terminate contracts because of suppliers’ security failings, a survey has revealed
The government will adopt a phased approach to the roll-out of the new emergency services 4G communications network
The Joint Edge Computing Platform lets enterprises train AI models at the edge of a network to support real-time decision-making
Robert Coles will lead the health and care sector’s response to cyber attacks and help local organisations meet the government’s cyber security standards
The distributor continues to expand its networking portfolio adding a traffic management player to the mix
Microsoft wants to encourage non-government organisations and humanitarian groups to help it explore potential use cases for artificial intelligence during times of natural disasters
Microsoft is adding secure messaging tools for healthcare workers and a schedule management system to the Microsoft Teams app, which is now used by 329,000 organizations worldwide.
There is already free trade chocolate and coffee on supermarket shelves, but two Dutch tech entrepreneurs are trying to add free trade software to the mix
It's an idea that the channel will have little argument with, that customers need to adopt and build the latest technology
Councils with digital innovation ideas can apply for grants up to £100,000 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
The government plans to continue to enforce existing intellectual property rights in the event of a No Deal Brexit, according to the latest planning notices, but businesses could face additional costs to access EU and UK markets
A global Ponemon survey of security professionals found that many believe artificial intelligence and machine learning technology will improve enterprise and IoT security.
Imanis enables the protection of NoSQL databases with no human intervention through new SmartPolicies, along with automated RPO-based backup and improved ransomware detection.
Microsoft's showcase of Azure-based offerings asserts the cloud at the heart of the company's future, and further cements its position against cloud archrival AWS.
Microsoft jumps onto the desktop-as-a-service bandwagon with its Azure-hosted Windows Virtual Desktop platform, but the service faces tough competition from market leader Amazon Workspaces.
Google Cloud CTO Brian Stevens envisions an IT landscape where enterprises can more easily develop and manage apps that span on premises and the cloud. Hint: Kubernetes plays a big role.
AI is infusing the customer experience not only online, but in stores. At Ignite, SAP, Adobe and Microsoft joined forces for the common goal of sharing data to push AI even further.
Security supplier offers Middle East customers cyber security and digital training facility as organisations in the region struggle to equip staff with latest skills
Cable system will utilise new spectrum sharing technology, so each consortium member can take advantage of technology advancements to support growing demand for bandwidth
The latest version of Apple’s Mac operating system contains a vulnerability that could be exploited by attackers to access protected files, a researcher warns
During the opening keynote of the Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida, the company CEO Satya Nadella talked up the importance of ensuring the spoils of digital transformation are spread far and wide in society
Companies are concerned that the UK’s departure from the EU and new data legislation will impact revenue – but IT can help
Research from Alert Logic and McAfee shared a common warning that cryptomining is on the rise
As Dreamforce 2018 gets underway in San Francisco, Salesforce trumpets a partnership with Apple, a customer 360 service, and an upgrade to its MuleSoft “Anypoint” platform
US firm snaps up UK education specialist to react to changes in the schools market
Designs and techniques used in 2017’s global cyber attacks have inspired a new breed of malware that exploits software vulnerabilities, according to a McAfee report
Chief digital and information officer leaves after four years in the civil service – no news yet on his successor
Data could be a huge advantage for the NHS, but data quality and accessibility is still a big challenge, says NHS Digital CEO Sarah Wilkinson as she promises clear guidance on standards and interoperability
The UK's intelligence agencies acted unlawfully by intercepting communications data on NGO, Privacy International, the UK's most secret court ruled.
Quocirca has highlighted opportunities for those resellers offering managed print services and workflow expertise
Despite the benefits of the payment card industry security standard, there is a concerning downward trend in compliance, a report reveals
Cohesity cozies up to Microsoft with deeper support for Office 365 Exchange Online, the ability to protect data in Azure Data Box, and DR capabilities in Azure cloud.
Microsoft has unveiled the Cortana Skills Kit, a platform comprising Azure AI services developers can use to leverage the Cortana voice assistant to improve worker productivity.
Microsoft announced that, six months after its introduction, the Cybersecurity Tech Accord has nearly doubled its membership and partnered with the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise.
Dell EMC hyper-converged appliances float the Mercy Ships IT team's boat. VxRail helps the medical charity consolidate IT technology in its floating hospitals and headquarters.
Cisco hit by yet another new hardcoded credentials flaw, the latest in a long line of such flaws since last year, this time in its video surveillance manager appliance.
Google Chrome sign-in changes are being criticized by experts, and poor communication from Google has led to more confusion about user privacy and consent.
Microsoft is working on a hybrid Skype for Business that would provide a stepping stone toward using the IP communications software on the Microsoft Azure cloud.
A SQL Server 2019 preview brings Hadoop and Spark into the fold, positioning the database as an all-purpose data portal. Azure Cosmos DB also gets an update.
Salesforce Einstein users shared their experiences with the AI tools, including the challenges of getting the C-suite to buy in.
A clear focus on helping enterprises overcome hurdles in their DevOps journey has been central to Puppet’s growing footprint in Asia
Fujitsu, University Technical Colleges across England and other private sector partners have joined forces to help address the cyber security skills gap
At Dreamforce 2018 in San Francisco, Salesforce founder and co-CEO Marc Benioff argued for what he called “inclusive capitalism” and urged the technology industry to set the highest possible ethical standards
The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has signed up for the Google Cloud Platform to help its bankers deliver data insights to institutional customers
The networking vendor has promoted its EMEAR partner boss into an svp position covering the region
Planned price changes that come in from Monday should mean that those pitching software asset management should find a more receptive audience
The time was right for Scott Dobson to leave the firm he founded in 2009 for new ventures
UK financial services are facing a security crisis over outdated services and applications, a survey shows
The Country Land and Business Association and the National Farmers’ Union have reached an agreement with Openreach to put new wayleave arrangements in place for broadband network builds
Hitachi Vantara updates its products and prepares to lay out a strategy for using its storage for IoT and distributed data management amid the multi-cloud movement.
Rapidly-growing Tata Consultancy Services has its eyes on the US IT giants, with customer service key if it is to overtake them
Not just for troubleshooting, Windows Admin Center helps admins unlock the full potential of the latest Windows Server offering.
Physical stores and banks are closing, losing ground to more agile online competitors. Technology and data can help them fight back.
Microsoft's Managed Desktop service extends physical device management into the cloud era, with managed security updates and a monthly subscription fee.
The use of blockchain in media gathered steam with the AP's announcement that it is exploring distributed ledger technology to track content and enforce licensing contracts.
The UK’s privacy watchdog has issued warning letters to organisations, including some NHS trusts and government organisations, for failing to pay a new data protection fee
Salesforce users in healthcare get tools that bring membership and benefits data and insurance utilization and claims data analysis tools into Health Cloud.
A security researcher developed a proof-of-concept attack on Firefox, called Browser Reaper, which can crash or freeze the browser. But he gave Mozilla short notice of the flaw.
Newly packaged Nasuni Cloud File Services offers a low-cost archive option as part of an effort to expand beyond high-end NAS and collaboration into traditional file and archive workloads.
OwnBackup's fall release includes a new data archiving product, a blockchain-powered compliance component and improved capabilities for its Salesforce protection app.
Computer Weekly reveals the judges’ choices for this year’s female Rising Stars of the UK tech sector
Computer Weekly has announced the list of the 50 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2018, including this year’s winner Amali de Alwis
Human bias can be coded into AI models, but can AI models help remove human bias? Two companies make the case.
At Inforum 2018, the company announced new vertical products, while emphasizing the need to rethink HCM and talent analytics in today's tight labor market.
Hurricane Harvey struck GS Marketing's office in 2017. Thanks to a migration to the AWS cloud, the company avoided going underwater, even if its data center was.
What's the difference between human and artificial intelligence? At the Global AI conference in Boston, opening day featured tech experts parsing the power of AI and the limitations of AI.
Microsoft will soon block new small-business sign-ups for cloud Skype for Business, as the vendor is getting more aggressive in its campaign to transition customers to Microsoft Teams.
Google will modify the next version of Chrome in an attempt to appease critics of the browser's cookie retention functionality and automatic Chrome login feature.
X-IO side steps VMware, enters hyper-competitive hyper-converged market with dense NVMe blades packed with Microsoft virtualization and storage software.
Salesforce users to benefit from new and extended partnerships with Apple, AWS and IBM, the upcoming Customer 360 integration tool and Einstein Voice.
“Fan” who broke into Apple’s mainframe from his home in Melbourne has avoided prison because the information he gathered was recovered
Europe’s best supply chains are making the most out of e-commerce, customer insights and robotic process automation, according to Gartner
CIOs admit their organisations cannot keep pace with digital transformation initiatives, with capex budgeting and legacy IT part of the problem
US court hits Uber with heavy fine which security industry commentators hope will encourage firms to take cyber security more seriously and resist the urge to cover up data breaches
The owner of Exertis has updated investors on how its first fiscal half has gone with acquisitions making an impact on the bottom line
Fraser Ingram joined the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking group as CIO just at the right time – as it was embarking on its digital journey
We take a look at the object storage market and products and find offerings made to build public and private clouds that often provide a link between the two
Seamless replication is among the benefits of virtualisation, but many organisations fail to back up virtual machines properly
Government is collaborating with the country’s IT industry to improve the availability of security expertise
Cyber attackers are ramping up efforts to steal personal data by setting up look-alike domains that pose a phishing risk to online shoppers, researchers warn
Joshua Franklin has been researching election website security for congressional candidates, and he found a lot of misconfigurations on official pages and other sites meant to confuse voters.
Congressional websites may not always have the best security, according to Joshua Franklin. Although, senators may be better at website security than House representatives.
The time is ripe for proactive cyber security, but many organisations must first overcome four key obstacles to achieve effective protection, according to a research report
AWS continues to add features to its managed transactional database service. The latest takes advantage of Aurora's scale-out approach to potentially double query speed.
The cloud and managed services player has shared impressive growth numbers as it marks its tenth birthday
Doing something is better than nothing is one of the pieces of advice for those firms finding it hard to protect data
As enterprise networks grow, so do the challenges of managing them effectively, says a report compiled by Oracle’s communications unit
At its Ignite 2018 conference, Microsoft declared an end to the password era and extended support for its Microsoft Authenticator app to Azure AD-connected apps.
VMware and Riverbed have integrated their SD-WAN software with Azure Virtual WAN, improving interoperability between the products and Microsoft Azure.
Thanks to a new integration, Veeam and Lenovo customers can purchase Veeam's data management and protection with Lenovo's software-defined infrastructure or SAN products.
Druva strategy includes first helping customers move backup data to the cloud over the short term, then managing it all after it's there a few years down the road.
Upgraded Hitachi Vantara analytics for storage improves visual mapping of application storage and integrates dynamic-cooling IoT technologies from Vigilent.
In networking news, security remains a top concern for IT pros; ExtraHop integrates with Microsoft Azure; and Barefoot Networks unveils developer tools for programmable ASICs.
An Adtran offering for service providers, Linksys Cloud Manager and Meraki Go are among the new Wi-Fi options available to partners seeking wireless tech for small businesses.
There's a lot to consider when building a chatbot. Beerud Sheth, co-founder and CEO of Gupshup, broke down six best practices for IT pros at the Global AI Conference in Boston.
The decentralised nature of blockchain networks may deter some cyber crooks, but ASEAN organisations still need to pay heed to the security of their blockchain infrastructure
Finland has a fast-growing e-retail industry as a positive consequence of the huge job cuts at Nokia
Businesses should to act to reduce the likelihood of compromise from cyber attackers exploiting the remote desktop protocol, warns the FBI
The latest phase of the Digital Catapult’s 5G mobile network testbed in Brighton has begun, with digital businesses from across Sussex taking part in trials of augmented, mixed and virtual reality technology
The distributor is encouraging SME resellers to get involved with the vendor's Technology as a Service approach
Citizens Advice is calling for a fair deal for consumers that it claims are being ripped off by out-of-contract charges by communications services providers and the financial services industry
The channel should benefit from customers spending on infrastructure in both private and public cloud areas
Online and mobile app banking outages continue to increase in regularity as TSB and HSBC customers report problems
The Linux Foundation is driving VNF migration to cloud-native network functions, claiming the transition results in better efficiency, scalability and reliability.
A regulation aimed at cutting red tape to enable a digital single market in Europe will soon be in full force, but it could present some challenges to the UK after Brexit
Unify Square and AudioCodes introduce call quality monitoring for Microsoft Teams, while Crestron and Yealink launch audio and video devices for Teams meetings.
In UC news, Slack acquires AI-powered email platform Astro, while CounterPath launches a team collaboration platform for SMBs.
Speakers at the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018 confronted issues that arise when ignoring context and reality when developing and implementing AI.
Version 11 of OutSystems' low-code platform takes aim at troublesome legacy apps. Some developers see low-code benefits, but other shops remain skeptical.
'Bad data' circulating through a company's ERP environment will likely cause interfaces to fail. Learn how one business leader is cleaning things up.
VirusTotal has a new look, thanks to Alphabet's Chronicle, including new enterprise features for faster malware searches, as well as the ability to keep submitted data private.
Despite sharing many of the same customers, Microsoft and Cisco are unlikely to cooperate on interoperability between the latter's collaboration apps and Microsoft's Office 365.
Channel companies cited Azure Data Box offline and inline data transfer products and Windows Virtual Desktop as among the interesting developments at Microsoft Ignite.
IT teams get a leg up in DevOps initiatives in data centers, as Lenovo enhances its server-side DevOps with OpenShift Solution with CloudBees Core, a CI/CD automation platform.
CloudBees advanced its core CI/CD platform to broaden developers' options to create apps and access additional services in the cloud.
The DEF CON report from the 2018 Voting Village paints a troubling picture for election equipment vendors, including a machine with a flaw known since 2007 left unpatched.
News roundup: The U.N. accidentally exposed credentials on public Trello boards. Plus, Uber is set to pay $148 million settlement following its 2016 data breach cover-up, and more.
At Microsoft Ignite 2018, CEO Satya Nadella issued a 'tech intensity' challenge, as the company launched or announced updated offerings in the cloud, IoT and AI domains.
Microsoft confirmed its strategic commitment to Office 365, delivering an improved version that includes new AI and machine learning features.
Credit Suisse and LogMeIn executives provide a glimpse at how external and internal customer service strategies are melding.
Can ConvNets learn new tricks? Uber AI Labs research scientist unpacks how her team identified and fixed a major deficiency in its convolutional neural networks.
The Federal Communications Commission has ordered cities to move faster in deciding on small cell deployments. Telecom firms praise the new FCC 5G rules while cities denounce them.
Cybersecurity trends dominated Continuum Navigate 2018, with the CEO of the IT management software vendor urging MSPs to pivot into managed security services.
Nearly 50 million accounts were affected in a Facebook breach, but it is still unclear what data attackers may have obtained and who might have been behind the breach.