Compromised login credentials and human error were the most common causes of data breaches reported under Australia’s notifiable data breach regime from July to December 2019
Data analytics and robots are being deployed in China and other Asian countries that have been hardest hit by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak
Boris Johnson’s apparent commitment to a public inquiry into the Post Office Horizon scandal is not so certain
Although the number of cases in the UK is still low, there have already been some issues for the channel to deal with
Swedish financial services firm reports a successful IT outsourcing project with India-based IT services company
Sonia Patel is the latest senior appointment at the digital unit of the National Health Service
HMRC CEO Jim Harra has “strongly rejected” claims made on social media by the Loan Charge All Party Parliamentary Group of cross-party MPs that it is “deliberately misleading” the public about its recent loan scheme-related enforcement activities
Another busy week, with executives shuffling and getting the chance to make a difference in fresh roles
The Pontifical Academy for Life has issued new guidelines for ethical AI that call for artificial intelligence technology to be explainable, trusted and secure.
As the coronavirus continues to spread, the organizers of some technology conferences have decided to alter or cancel their events for the safety of attendees.
Singapore remained a hotspot for originating cyber attacks in 2019, with 11 million attacks launched from servers in the city-state
IT and business leaders say they want to encourage collaborative working, but there is little support from senior management
Channel businesses might not have to wait too much longer for outcome as Xerox appeals directly to HP shareholders
The war of words between the Loan Charge All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and HMRC has deepened, as the cross-party group of MPs pens three-page letter outlining its issues with how tax agency is reporting on its enforcement activities
Government’s latest push to safeguard users of in-home connected devices sees National Cyber Security Centre issue guidance to help consumers tighten up security of smart cameras and baby monitors
The supplier has been getting partners ready for the launch of its revised programme, and has indicated that hundreds have already gained top-tier status
Water utilities companies are working with SSE Enterprise Telecoms to deploy fibre in the sewers, as well as transform the sewage system into a “smart wastewater network”
Retrospect version 17 makes deploying its backup software easier. The new onboarding feature focuses on simplicity, which is demanded regardless of customer size.
Dell COO Jeff Clarke says he's to blame for delays in shipping the Dell EMC midrange storage array, claiming he pushed the launch so the vendor's sales force can get up to speed.
A team of more than 50 companies is working together to develop AI standards for healthcare. A recent effort was accredited by the American National Standards Institute.
Talend's Winter '20 Data Fabric milestone update integrates a new data inventory capability alongside enhanced data pipeline designer capabilities.
Singapore-based Horangi will provide penetration testing, among other cyber security services, to Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore’s cyber risk insurance clients
An increase in distributed denial of service attacks pushes up the volume of identified rogue internet traffic to almost three billion
Vendor returns to the core business that made its reputation, with partners being encouraged to embrace performance and visibility strategy
This year has started much as the last one ended, with the business customer base continuing to drive the fortunes of the PC market, according to Context
Artificial intelligence intensifies as an investment area for UK IT buyers, while cloud delivery is coming to ERP as well as other applications
The BMC acquisition of Compuware leaves BMC as the last major independent mainframe software company. But its new portfolio should help users transition to modern world of DevOps.
Microsoft Azure's HDInsight has a new, company-backed distribution of Hadoop, which should reassure customers interested in hybrid big data deployments.
A study has found that decision-makers fear that 5G technology will make organisations more vulnerable to cyber attacks and will raise security-related costs
Layoffs at Pure Storage dampen the flash array vendor's better-than-expected quarterly revenue. Pure is the latest tech vendor to eliminate jobs amid fears of a global slowdown.
President Trump will likely talk about patient empowerment and interoperability at HIMSS 2020 -- all set against a backdrop of growing concern over the coronavirus.
Distributor makes second acquisition to add more depth to the software offerings it can provide partners
Zendesk upgraded Sunshine CRM and Support platforms to manage digital customer conversations, and added e-commerce tools that enable agents to work through order and payment issues.
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to investigate the Horizon IT system and will question Post Office executives over subpostmasters wrongly accused of fraud
Ransomware payments are insurable, but should they be? Several experts weighed in on the question, and the effect of cyberinsurance, during RSA Conference 2020.
With a bolstered unified endpoint security layer, announced at last week's RSA Conference, BlackBerry Spark wants to bring zero-trust security to a broad swath of devices.
IT events across the globe are being canceled, rescheduled or streamed in response to concerns about the possible spread of COVID-19 in public spaces and large groups.
Claris Connect, the latest product from Claris, the enterprise software subsidiary of Apple, targets nonprogrammers at SMBs to help them build apps by stitching services together.
The Australian Signals Directorate is closing its cloud services certification programme to allow for more home-grown suppliers
IR35 tribunal judge concludes working relationship between two parties is one of employment, with project manager Robert Lee described as ‘part and parcel’ of Nationwide’s organisation
Endpoint OS specialist has seen its decision to split the hardware and software offerings deliver results, which could lead to a widening of its channel base
Largest-ever study into the impact the IR35 private sector reforms are having on contractors suggests firms are leaving themselves open to litigation by misinterpreting the new rules
Airline receives maximum financial penalty under Data Protection Act for data breach that led to nine million customers having their personal data accessed by hackers
Collaboration between police forces and private entities on facial recognition technology comes under scrutiny by the Home Office’s Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
Industry group is keen to get its certifications in front of more users and forms partnership with platform provider
The risk Huawei poses to the UK's 5G network roll out was raised during a recent Westminster Hall debate
High-street retailers deal with fraudulent attempts to access the accounts of thousands of customers
Veritas added Advanced Supervision to its cloud archiving platform and said even customers outside of heavily regulated industries demand communications monitoring tools.
The coronavirus could provide a major incentive to work remotely. The shift may have long-lasting impacts, as managers and employees get comfortable with virtual work.
On Monday, President Trump was slated to speak at HIMSS 2020. On Thursday, the health IT event was canceled for the first time in 58 years due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Business email compromise and email account compromise attacks are increasing and evolving. To keep up with threat actors, Proofpoint says a new approach is required.
Making payments to threat actors to retrieve data was once viewed in black-and-white terms. But RSA Conference attendees say attitudes about paying up have changed drastically.
BlackBerry continues its push into security by addressing a number of endpoint devices. But analysts discuss whether the former mobile device maker has a perception problem.
Memory manufacturers report no major impact to NAND flash supply, but weakening demand could exert an impact on prices, according to industry analysts.
Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise say their storage and server revenues declined sharply last quarter, while hyper-converged infrastructure sales keep growing.
Log analytics tools have become more popular as enterprise IT pros contend with complex, continuous microservices application deployments at scale.
Google is bringing back cluster management fees for its Google Kubernetes Engine service, a move that will bring it into parity with AWS' competing product but also prompted some protests from users.
Months after saying it would change its focus to AI, SwiftStack has changed hands. Nvidia will acquire the object storage vendor to bolster its internal AI stack.
Holistic Data Profiling, a new tool to give users an overall view of their data during modeling, highlighted the latest platform update from the data management and analytics vendor.
A new survey of midmarket manufacturing CFOs shows that most anticipate increases in revenue and profitability in 2020, in the face of an expected economic slowdown.
Indian organisations are expected to spend more on artificial intelligence and cloud this year in a bid gain an edge over rivals through key technology investments
Telco provider Virgin Media confirms 'data incident' that left personal details of 900,000 people exposed, but denies its systems were hacked or that it suffered a data breach
The secretary of state spoke about the country's opportunity to “unleash all the innovation and enterprise that emerging technologies can provide”
The call to ban anonymous social media accounts follows the suicide of TV presenter Caroline Flack, but a number of Assembly Members are opposing the decision on human rights grounds
Telford MP has become a vocal member of the campaign for justice for the subpostmasters who had their lives devastated as a result of being blamed for losses caused by errors in the Post Office’s core retail and accounting system
This is going to be a big year for Commvault’s channel chief, Mercer Rowe, as he looks to ensure that partners get the message about the benefits of working with the vendor
Global distributor Tech Data has released the last set of full year results before it changes ownership in a few months
The Investigatory Powers Commissioner (IPCO) has criticised MI5 for failing to report serious errors in the way it handles intercepted phone and internet data
There’s no stopping infrastructure provider CityFibre in 2020, as it adds yet more locations to its Gigabit City fibre broadband programme in the UK
Trade association for global mobile industry predicts huge growth and huge revenues from rapidly expanding 5G universe
Women’s network everywoman has announced the winners of the 2020 everywoman in Technology Awards, sponsored by FDM
Weeks after UK government allowed access to radio access part of mobile networks, MPs announce inquiry into the use and security of equipment supplied by foreign companies for 5G networks
Istio 1.5 reworks a microservices-based control plane into a monolith as the service mesh project seeks to simplify management and improve performance.
The rapid rise of remote work, thanks to the coronavirus, may spur interest in tools that can measure employee productivity, such as SaaS management platforms.
Oracle hopes to attract new developers to its cloud platform with its new developer certification for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as it trails AWS, Microsoft and Google in market share.
Omdia is the latest analyst firm to lower its projections for 5G smartphone shipments because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The firm expects 20% fewer phones in 2020.
Honeywell joined the quantum computing race this week with a system featuring a new quantum architecture with a Quantum Volume rating of 64 -- double that of existing systems.
Companies are missing opportunities to connect on a more personal level with customers and partners as the coronavirus outbreak forces them to rely more heavily on video conferencing.
VMware unveiled its long-awaited rebooted partner program, which introduces flexibility in earning competencies and rewards; more IT channel news from the week.
Positive Technologies researchers discovered a previously disclosed vulnerability in the Intel Converged Security and Management Engine is worse than originally reported.
DataStax has acquired open source Cassandra services firm The Last Pickle, adding in key tools that could help overcome enterprise database adoption challenges.
Monte Zweben, co-founder and CEO of Splice Machine, provides insight into what his distributed SQL database company is doing and where it's headed with its new 3.0 update.
Amazon tests neural network bots to help site customers and human agents more quickly identify answers to refund and order-cancellation questions.
Low-code platform provider Mendix has released Mendix for Private Cloud and Mendix Dedicated Cloud, new offerings aimed at enterprises with special security and compliance needs.