Tech giant Apple argued that the lack of judicial oversight could reduce customer trust and security, among other reservations over Australia’s draft decryption legislation
Internet of things technology firms have begun signing up to a UK code of practice to strengthen the security of internet-connected devices. The code is expected to form the basis of an international standard
Atos and Google follow up the news of their global joint push to increase enterprise use of artificial intelligence and cloud technologies by opening London-based innovation centre
Artificial intelligence, blockchain, 5G, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality are all in the spotlight at Gitex Technology Week 2018 in Dubai
Department for Health and Social Care estimates the immediate cost of the May 2017 WannaCry attack on the NHS was £92m, and says it will have spent about £275m on improvements to its cyber security infrastructure by the end of 2021
Europe adopting emerging tech in response to GDPR and rising cybersecurity threats
Uptime Institute data suggests operators are not taking disaster recovery precautions to protect their sites from extreme weather events
The firm has seen a focus on a channel vision has been one of the major contributors to a decent rise in revenues
Organisations are failing to understand the importance of getting their data relationship with customers right and seeing the business opportunities that it enables, an industry analyst warns
Plans to grow its position in the small domestic appliance market have been given a boost with the signing of household name Hoover
AWS added an open source tool to manage infrastructure directly through Kubernetes. But the software is targeted at AWS assets, so don't expect it to help with portability.
The internet should not be a safe place for terrorists, but making it compulsory for technology companies to trawl for radical content risks interfering with the rights of innocent people, says Max Hill QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation
IBM looks to improve its position in the collaboration software market with a buffed-up version of its venerable Domino platform that supports mobile applications.
Letter calls on software giant to bow out of the race for a controversial, 10-year cloud contract with the US Department of Defense
Online application process for registering EU citizens in the UK after Brexit has concluded initial trials, and will now be expanded to a wider group
Commvault's Activate, consisting of data analysis tools announced earlier this year, now allows users to learn about their unstructured data and effectively take action with it.
Hitachi Vantara is making several pivots from the storage vendor previously known as Hitachi Data Systems. But has it gone too far from its core storage technology?
Progress Software updated its UI-building toolkit to enable developers to comply with the latest standards for website and application accessibility.
Besides marrying technologies from Hortonworks and Cloudera, the two companies could also come up with new product components after their merger is sealed
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has thwarted more than 1,600 attacks over the past two years – many by hostile nation states
The zero-trust model of security is finally gaining traction as security professionals tap into new tools and executive buy-in to support this approach in an effort to improve security posture and practices
A majority of women think being female helps them enter the tech sector, but career progression can be a different story, study shows
The data centre specialist has been working with the channel to increase its enterprise market share and wants that to continue
Healthcare analytics and modelling organisation Public Health England built an open source cloud from Red Hat Ceph object storage and Lustre scale-out file access storage to petabyte scale
Computer programmer who helped propel Microsoft to become one of the world’s largest businesses will be remembered for his generosity
Old kit with increasing security issues is a target for the channel to go after
Startup Hammerspace launches from five-year stealth to make NAS files available anywhere, on-prem and in cloud, with technology that splits metadata and payload for lightweight virtualisation
Elastifile adds ClearTier to its CloudConnect to bring enterprise NAS access in the cloud with the ability to tier data between object storage and file system
Financial technology goes way beyond the flashy apps facing consumers and into the depths of the back office
Even after a few days it has become clear to Lenovo's UK channel boss that the firm's commitment to working with partners to reach the small business market will remain a priority
Ofcom has set out its vision of what will need to be done to meet the government’s goals around data connectivity on the UK’s rail network
Recruitment firm links up with social enterprise to give young people experience in applying and interviewing for technology roles
Colocation provider E-shelter has its plans approved to build a 60MW datacentre campus in Dagenham, East London
Three companies see the promise of blockchain in healthcare in this week's news roundup. Here's the latest from Change Healthcare, MTBC and Ambrosus.
Practitioners categorize SRE job descriptions two ways -- by distributed systems architecture design that evolves rapidly, and also by the ability to optimize human workflows.
Networking experts discuss the challenge of finding robust public cloud management tools, how to improve network resiliency and avoiding network exceptions.
Two storage companies on the comeback trail make moves -- Violin Systems buys X-IO's ISE platform, and X-IO rebrands as Axellio. Both have been in transition over the past few years.
Culture is a barrier to digital transformation, and it's the CIO's job to help change it, said analyst Kristin Moyer at Gartner Symposium 2018.
Designers now can collaborate on and check in design files with software that helps to smooth the designer-developer handoff.
With digital business models maturing, CIOs have shifted their IT and business priorities to make digitization projects successful -- and to get other company leaders on board.
The Department of Defense said a Pentagon data breach exposed travel records for approximately 30,000 military and civilian personnel, but the investigation is still in progress.
Chef InSpec 3.0 can scan Terraform infrastructure-as-code files for security and compliance gaps, which knocked HashiCorp Sentinel off the evaluation list at Chef customer Pacific Life.
Security services will be the largest and fastest-growing slice of the overall security pie in the Asia-Pacific region
Husqvarna is on a journey to transform itself into a product and services company by using the latest digital technology and Anders Johnson is a driving force behind it
Tech giant Microsoft has signed the Made by Diversity pledge to help more people with dyslexia use technology as part of their education
Contactless card payments now account for more spending in UK stores than Chip and PIN
Reborn Violin Systems is to buy X-IO’s spinning disk, all-flash and hybrid flash storage systems in a bid to provide more mid-range options to its customers
Cato Networks hones Cato SD-WAN with 'self-healing' features designed to fight against network failures. Also, Kaloom unveils Software Defined Fabric to improve data center programmability.
Chanel player reaches revenue milestone and heralds strong 2018 with a slight note of caution about what lies ahead
Government will mandate national open standards for the NHS and tech suppliers, build a health and caretech ecosystem and give local NHS organisations more flexibility in how and what tech they buy
The industry organisation has used its UK community event to talk of the need to look to the future as well as the present
Tableau provides users at insurer Nationwide with a versatile, self-service analytics platform. But the IT team faces some challenges with the self-service software.
Workday is creating a universal skills ontology, a feature made available in its most recent platform version update. Users opt in to share data for a 'skills cloud.'
Cloud file system startup Elastifile is making it easier to shift data to object storage in Amazon and Google using ClearTier policy-based automated tiering.
Arista will have to do more than wrap its Mojo Wi-Fi infrastructure into the Arista CloudVision management console to catch Cisco and HPE Aruba in campus networking.
RingCentral is the latest UCaaS startup to push more heavily into the cloud contact center market with its acquisition of customer engagement vendor Dimelo.
Commvault enhances its cloud-based data protection suite by offering its flagship Complete Backup & Recovery software as a service, with new services for VMs and native cloud apps.
Microsoft's chief legal officer talks corporate activism; Legendary Entertainment offers its take on 'Moneyball' for movies: The Data Mill reports from HUBweek.
TÜV SÜD’s Singapore Sealed Cloud does not grant administrators access to data, reducing the possibility of hackers breaking into databases using compromised administrator credentials
Convergence of threats and technologies and an increasingly complex regulatory environment are driving the need to implement new cyber security protections, says McAfee chief
Read the criteria for the Best of VMworld Europe User Awards and find out how to submit your nomination
NHS Digital’s standards framework sets out renewed commitment to implement and use open standards across the NHS
Getting the technology plan right is more about standards than money, says health and social care secretary Matt Hancock, as he explains why NHS organisations won’t be given additional funding to deliver on his vision
New disclosures from those responsible for the troubled Emergency Services Network project have revealed that, contrary to previous denials, the Home Office came close to pulling the plug earlier this year
The Ministry of Justice claims modernising, retiring and migrating its legacy IT systems to the public cloud will help it accrue long-term savings of around 60% on hosting costs
The race for 5G is well and truly under way, and the UAE and Saudi Arabia are well positioned to be among the first countries in the world to deliver the benefits of this new telecoms protocol
The internet of things (IoT) brings challenges, with a host of new edge devices and data. We look at edge and core processing, compliance and information lifecycle management in IoT
A 4-year-old libSSH vulnerability can allow attackers to easily log in to servers with full administrative control, but it is still unclear exactly how many devices are at risk.
Research from both CompTIA and Ingram Micro shows how the skills issue is impacting both those running IT firms and those wanting to work for one
Researchers discover campaign targeting South Korea, the US and Canada with links to eight-year-old source code from a threat group that has been dormant for five years
Industry and government must work together to grow use of technology across the UK economy, according to techUK CEO Julian David
South African firm makes move for UK SAP specialists to increase global footprint and gain a UK base
Health authority adopts new technology as part of the Dubai Future Accelerators initiative
People seem to be confused about the difference between autonomous and assisted driving technology, with worrying implications for road safety, says Thatcham Research
Deals in the UK have been smaller than elsewhere in EMEA as customers look to trim back spending ahead of uncertain economic times
SAP’s Q3 2018 results show cloud revenue now at 22% of total and indicate momentum. S/4 Hana customers number 9,500
The Netflix- and Google-led Spinnaker continuous deployment software project has added enterprise appeal with revamped Kubernetes integration.
Twilio will acquire SendGrid, a maker of cloud-based email APIs. The deal follows email-focused acquisitions by Slack and Workplace by Facebook.
Atlassian's Jira rework adds collaborative UI updates on the front end and ports Jira Software Cloud to AWS-based microservices on the back end.
More than two years after escaping Symantec, Veritas fights off data protection newcomers by packaging NetBackup with an expanding appliance portfolio.
Online retail giant will open a new office in Manchester and expand others to house 1,000 new skilled research and development employees in the UK
Organisations should use every cyber attack as an opportunity to learn, identify weaknesses and improve security posture, according to McAfee’s head of cyber investigations
Ping An is opening up its cloud service to more sectors, including real estate and automotive, in its efforts to become a technology company
The Norwegian postal service is testing out the value and viability of robots delivering mail to homes and businesses
Cyber security provider Kaspersky Lab has partnered with several other organisations to try to encourage more women into cyber
Simulations show that threat intelligence and artificial intelligence is a powerful combination, according to McAfee’s technology head
Matt Hancock brings rare digital experience to running the NHS and social care systems, but can he overcome the legacy of past health service technology failures?
Market competition among telecoms operators, not consumer demand, appears to be driving the trend towards ultrafast full-fibre broadband roll-out in Europe
There are predictions that the market for SD-WAN is going to be worth billions but to get that spending partners will have to explain the benefits to customers
Russians are increasingly using electronic payments rather than cash, a recent study by Sberbank has found
With a workforce in short supply, the skills gap has affected the professional growth of security pros worldwide, an (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study found.
Researchers claim a new threat group called GreyEnergy is the successor to BlackEnergy, but experts are unsure if the evidence supports the claims or warnings of future attacks.
8x8 has added a team messaging app to its cloud-based unified communications and contact center suites, joining a growing list of vendors in a market kick-started by Slack.
The GitHub Actions tool lets developers automate their software development workflows with containers in the GitHub environment without the need to run code themselves.
News roundup: The Facebook hack was the work of spammers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Plus, 35 million voter records are for sale on the dark web, and more.
Comcast gigabit cable is now available to 58 million homes and businesses in 39 states. Comcast completed the rollout as AT&T and Verizon start launching 5G internet services.
In this roundup of network blogs, industry insiders dissect SD-WAN's role in application metrics, the future of 5G growth and the evolution of network automation.
VMware topped IDC's latest vendor ranking in the cloud systems management market. But the analyst firm said the market is too young to declare any vendor a winner.
Array Network's new ASAP program looks to enable VARs and MSP partners to offer services around its AVX Series Network Functions Platforms, and other news from the week.