Officers forced to follow up over 2,500 complaints of Instagram, Facebook, email and website hacking, and Bitcoin ransom, despite a rise in violent crime, report reveals
Opening up data is vital to government plans to push adoption of artificial intelligence across all sectors of the UK economy
BT has appointed a former law enforcement officer and BT investigator as the new head of its security business
Players in the UK digital identity community welcome the clarity over the future of Verify, but question marks remain over prospects for government ID system
Customer experience player makes a second purchase this year adding both technology and a wider geographical footprint
Another busy seven days in the channel with a few weeks left in the year for some fresh faces to start to make an impression
The UK's powers to conduct supsicionless bulk surveillance on individuals and organisations face a legal challenge in the high court next year
Komprise's data management software helps Indiana's Boone County government archive unstructured data in Azure cloud storage and reduce on-site storage.
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed a board to lead the development of the Ada Lovelace Institute as an artificial intelligence and data research body trained on social good
Banking group explores cloud-based core banking technology as part of a major transformation programme
Question-and-answer site is the latest organisation to admit a breach of users’ personal data, with industry commentators calling out credential theft as a top cause of such breaches
Earlier this year Owen Taraniuk talked about how he planned to make life better for partners and change the approach Commvault was taking and he has been true to his word
Research from IT operations platform provider OpsRamp shines a light on the difficulties IT managers face when trying to find staff to help make their digital transformation ambitions a reality
Bank announces closure of operation in Lithuania, with employees transferring to IT services company HCL
Peer-to-peer lending pioneer Zopa is turning its attention to retail banking in the UK, with plans to offer savings, credit and money management products
Interest in small cells as an element of commercial 5G mobile networks is growing, particularly in countries with supportive regulatory environments. Meanwhile, a UK trial of wholesale small cell infrastructure has kicked off in London
Five small tech companies have been awarded contracts through the GovTech Catalyst Fund to come up with innovative solutions to rural isolation and loneliness
NHSmail system shutdown, which saw staff locked out of their accounts, blamed on “software issues” in supplier Accenture’s internal infrastructure
Despite increased spending on cyber security, digital transformation and advanced attacks mean financial institutions’ data is still at risk, a report reveals
Government agency harnesses customised open source platform to ensure data security while cutting costs and plans to extend its MOT testing capability to do the same for drivers’ theory tests
Abbey Road Studios and its musictech incubation programme held their first hackathon event in November to foster innovation at a more grassroots level
Enterprises that pay for Kubernetes support will respond differently to this week's critical security vulnerability than lean DevOps teams that use upstream distributions.
Cisco is bringing Webex Teams messaging, file sharing, presence and search features to the Jabber client as part of a broader effort to streamline its UC apps.
ONAP's latest release, Casablanca, focuses on enhancing existing features within its architecture to better support cross-carrier site connectivity, deployment and 5G.
Microsoft and Docker want to push container-like abstraction up the stack with the CNAB open source spec, which has piqued enterprise interest in its early stages.
Most UK and global consumers are willing to walk away from businesses that fail to look after personal data, with retailers most at risk, research shows
Phishing is one of the key tools used by cyber attackers against critical national infrastructure (CNI), as highlighted by attacks on telecommunications in Ukraine
Advanced analytics is being deployed to make sense of the masses of machine data in IT operation, but complex environments is making this harder
The hardware player has been doing its own research to see the extent of the appetite for acquiring mobile devices on a subscription model
The Cloud Industry Forum and BT have gone out to find out just what larger firms are doing on the digital transformation front
The .uk domain registry is to bring its DNS expertise and technology developed for the NCSC to market to address cyber security ‘blindspot’
Universities make headway in the challenge of commercialising quantum computing
AWS Outposts immediately drew comparison to Microsoft Azure Stack, but Amazon said it designed its service differently based on perceived weaknesses in the competition's offering.
Cyber security firm has unveiled what it claims to be the industry’s first neural network to protect critical infrastructure from USB-borne malware attacks
Telco will remove Huawei’s networking equipment from the core of EE’s 4G mobile network
Questions were raised about how antivirus vendors use the VirusTotal database after a researcher highlighted a significant drop in malware detection rates following an upload of a new VirusTotal hash.
Juniper has bolstered the security features in its Advanced Threat Prevention product. The vendor also released a Juniper ATP appliance for midsize enterprises.
Avaya earnings began to level off in fiscal 2018, as the vendor began to grow its contact center business again. However, Avaya's UC products continued to struggle.
The government has been urged to address use cases, security and skills, and proposed a series of new innovation centres, to enable the UK to fully capture the opportunity presented by quantum technology
While microservices has become a buzzword linked with digital transformation, it is no magic bullet for development woes
Here is our 2019 schedule of up-and-coming in-depth articles that will cover carefully selected topics to help IT leaders select the right technology for their organisation
Emergency security update released for zero-day vulnerability that is being exploited in the wild via a Microsoft Office document, according to researchers
Mickey Steiner, managing director of the Innogy Innovation Hub accelerator, talks about why the UK is becoming more attractive to internationally focused startups than the US
O2 is racing to fix a major outage on its 4G network that has left millions of mobile subscribers without access to data services
Health secretary hails scheme’s progress as “a major milestone in the route to the healthcare of the future”
He might have only been in the job for a matter of weeks but Rob Tomlin has already identified areas where the channel can reap rewards in 2019
The Chinese government has called for the release of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada at the weekend
Data from millions of consumers reveals an uptick in fileless malware and other new-generation malware that calls for a new cyber security approach, report reveals
Datacentre think tank Uptime Institute claims government concerns about the tightening hold the hyperscalers have on society and the economy will lead to greater measures to improve the sustainability of their operations in 2019
Distribution has seen plenty of tablets coming through the warehouses according to the latest market analysis from Context
Ofcom has named BT, and in East Yorkshire, KCOM, as the designated providers for the incoming broadband universal service obligation
AWS gives users plenty of options, but with that diversity comes complexity. In response, the cloud vendor is poised to move into new territory to appease its enterprise customers.
Soon after the Pegasus spyware was linked to the death of a Mexican journalist, a new lawsuit alleged the NSO Group and its spyware were also linked to the death of a Saudi journalist.
More business-critical applications can now move to a serverless architecture in the cloud with the arrival of COBOL support in AWS Lambda.
App integration and automation are tricky for IT, particularly when business users launch their own projects. Workato is among the many iPaaS vendors who aim to address this need.
ERP managers are finding more reasons to turn to high-performance computing to improve the performance of big data analysis and machine learning models.
Microsoft will complete its Microsoft Teams calling roadmap in the coming weeks, with the release of four advanced call controls targeted at enterprise users.
PX-Enterprise 2.0 moves beyond storage for stateful container-based applications to provide data migration and management across hybrid and multi-cloud deployments.
Oracle AI capabilities are likely to see a boost, as the vendor now has access to machine learning algorithms that can automatically distill useful information from large bodies of text.
Acronis Data Cloud 7.8 adds cloud-centric data protection features to grow the vendor's managed service provider customer base. The vendor also added a physical shipping service.
A security company was brought in to investigate a National Republican Congressional Committee breach from April, but little is known about the NRCC email theft.
Court case where subpostmasters are suing the Post Office set to span at least four trials and extend into 2020
Post Office unable to open encrypted recording of an interview that forms part of its evidence in High Court case
The hosting specialist has identified a group of resellers that it plans to start working with
Datto has warned that the fallout from a ransomware attack can cause problems for MSPs
Half of management teams polled in 12 countries, including the UK, are unaware of business process compromise (BPC) attacks
Finland has launched an innovation ecosystem that will support IoT and AI developers amongst others
Australian public sector could take the hybrid approach to cloud computing as government’s digital transformation strategy moves ahead
UK’s high-street spend is the lowest across Europe as mobile devices account for a growing portion of online shopping
The channel might have thought that talking about cost savings was the way to spark an SD-WAN conversation into life but they might need to think again
Most businesses have yet to feel the full effect of AI, as enterprises labor to determine where and under what conditions the technology can most effectively be deployed.
AWS could soon add services specialized for industries such as healthcare and finance. It might be lucrative, but not everyone agrees it's a smart move.
Oculeus-Protect, a toll fraud prevention service, automatically ends phone calls determined to be the result of PBX hacking -- a threat that costs businesses billions of dollars annually.
In networking news, SolarWinds updates its network management software; a report predicts SDN's future; and Barefoot Networks updates its P4-programmable switch.
Under new Arcserve partner leadership, the data protection provider will enhance its channel program for managed services providers; other news from the week.
SAP partners need to change their thinking if they're going to enable the 'intelligent enterprise.' That was the big message from the SAP Partner Business Forum this week.
Big Switch cloud fabric for AWS has a network packet broker. The company launched Big Mon for the cloud this week. Upcoming tech includes Big Cloud Fabric and Multi-Cloud Director.
New email messages revealed that Facebook app permissions were carefully implemented to avoid alerting users to the fact that the Android app was gathering call log and SMS data.