Managed threat hunting services can help take some of the pressure off security operations centres and help ensure potential breaches don’t escalate into something far worse. We explore one such case with a happy ending
The Covid-19 pandemic is turning out to be a big fork in the road for many companies. But what about the industry that keeps the lights on for them?
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government releases findings around security perceptions of local authorities
Chancellor of the Exchequer's announced extensions of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme prompt renewed calls for more tailored financial support for limited companies
The government has promised a frictionless UK-Ireland border, but currently technology only has the capacity to mitigate rather than eliminate friction, and the government’s technical advisory group on the border seems to be on hiatus
Collaboration aims to accelerate an ‘industry-wide consensus’ on the adoption of open, interoperable interfaces and radio access network virtualisation
After five years as chair of Tech Nation, Eileen Burbidge has stepped down. Replacing her is Stephen Kelly, who says he wants to support the next generation of tech scaleups
The WikiLeaks founder is expected to call 21 witnesses during a three-week extradition hearing in September
HSBC is offering its US share trading customers artificial intelligence-powered insights into public information about listed companies
Hong Kong operator deploys 5G broadly across territory using dynamic spectrum-sharing technology
Liberty, Privacy International and the Open Rights Group join calls for the government to either put in place better data protection policies or abandon its Covid-19 contact-tracing app altogether
Veeam is the latest to notice an increase in demand from partners for digital marketing support
Egypt's youths are being offered free training to help them to prepare for the careers of the future
Newcomer SoftIron takes on the likes of Red Hat and SUSE with ARM-based Ceph storage appliance and software that make it easier to scale and manage the hardware.
Some fresh names for the channel to add to their contacts books as there is more personnel movement across the industry
Experts say the workforce must be ‘in the room’ and given a meaningful say about technologies introduced to monitor their return to work following the Covid-19 pandemic
The global pandemic accelerated some shifts in the data storage market and brought about new trends that storage CEOs predict will stick around for the long term.
HP hardware releases are centered on 'micro mobility' around the home, enabling remote employees to be productive in spaces not designed for work.
Leading analyst Gartner attributes 20% year-on-year decline in device sales to effect of coronavirus pandemic, with leading brands showing sharp falls
The government's role in the Post Office Horizon IT scandal could soon be put under the microscope as subpostmasters take their complaints to the Parliamentary Ombudsman
Deloitte study shows advanced wireless technologies increasingly seen as a ‘force multiplier’ for emerging technologies including AI, IoT, cloud and edge computing
Adoption of site reliability engineering is growing in Asia-Pacific, but organisations need to have the right organisational structure and culture to succeed
The UK’s NIS cyber security and risk regulations are proving somewhat effective, according to a government report
Veeam survey finds digital transformation a hot topic, but 44% of firms are held back by skills shortages. Meanwhile, the cost of downtime is found to be $67,651 per hour for the most important apps
University’s Viper supercomputer team join forces with Sheffield-based HPC specialist in global distributed computing project focused on the coronavirus
The coronavirus health crisis has sped up work to integrate online consultations in the NHS App, exceeding roll-out targets and driving uptake
Dell EMC’s porting of its Isilon OneFS scale-out file system to cloud and hybrid use cases brings a big player to a market that has had some innovative incumbents for some time
Ethical hackers from Citadelo uncovered a vulnerability in VMware Cloud Director that left private cloud owners open to takeover
The Covid-19 pandemic has had quite an impact on the printer industry, with many expecting it to reduce revenues
Pegasystems makes a play to be a 'platform of platforms' with Pega Process Fabric, which orchestrates processes between applications in mixed-vendor CX tech stacks.
Data management specialist Veeam shares findings from its latest Data Protection Trends report with partners
UK telco introduces scheme to help UK small businesses attempting to cope with new phase in Covid-19 lockdown
Not only are those running vendor channel teams busy supporting current partners, but some have found the time and focus to devise fresh channel programmes
Projected end of sales of petrol-engined cars set to propel higher adoption of electric vehicles and generate boom in connected vehicle tech to $378m by 2024.
Chef seeks a new niche as IT automation shifts toward Kubernetes and cloud-native tools, but IT pros have many options, with some more appealing than Chef in high-scale scenarios.
The UK government adds fintech to its approved procurement list which promises to cut the costs of receiving payments
Snowflake is building out its platform with new integrations to enable users to more easily connect to different data sources, including Salesforce Einstein Analytics.
A new vulnerability in VMware Cloud Director allowed any user to obtain control of any virtual machine on a public or private cloud, according to ethical hacking firm Citadelo.
Pre-built hooks between Atlassian DevOps tools are in demand among IT teams that must manage an overwhelming number of cross-functional projects and vendor products.
Executives speaking at ChefConf cited the role of partners in guiding customers through the sometimes difficult digital transformation journey. Chef also unveiled new tools.
Australian game server provider Shockbyte uses bare metal servers on the cloud to meet the needs of demanding gaming applications and to grow its global footprint
Google Cloud follows in the footsteps of Microsoft and Oracle by signing MoU with the UK government, which should pave the way for broader adoption of its technology by public sector
Digital Realty-owned Interxion said deployment’s success will pave the way for similar roll-outs of EkkoSense technology in other facilities within its portfolio across Europe
Ericsson scores wins for next-generation infrastructure technology on both sides of Atlantic for both core and radio segments
Global workplace restrictions will drive expansion of cloud conferencing user base throughout 2020, but growth will taper off next year
Luxury car manufacturer says the advent of artificial intelligence-powered services will revolutionise its security posture
Customers are accelerating their move to use cloud-based communications due to the coronavirus pandemic
NHS’s AGEM Commissioning Support Unit has migrated from on-premise SharePoint to Office 365 and is now using Teams
The annual Infosecurity Europe is being held virtually this year, and speakers at an online panel session have been considering the impact of the pandemic on security awareness
US senator tells committee of MPs that deployment of Huawei in UK 5G phone networks would have been the equivalent of allowing Russia to build submarines during the Cold War
The Criminal Cases Review Commission sends 47 more subpostmaster cases to Court of Appeal and asks government to review private prosecution powers
As COVID-19 increased the number of people working remotely, experts have found that more businesses move to bolster their backup for protection against ransomware attacks.
Cyber Security Services Framework, developed by NHS Shared Business Services, has formally launched
Lidl brings server racks to its Finnish stores in a bid to improve connectivity and introduce new services to its customers
The operators of the Sodinokibi ransomware strain are auctioning off swathes of stolen data in an apparent bid to raise cash. What is motivating this new tactic?
Cloudian's new HyperIQ tool aims to provide deeper insight into object storage to help manage installations that can run into petabytes and span locations.
Crestron and Logitech have launched a new product for Zoom video conferencing at home.
Customers who buy software from ISVs through AWS Marketplace now have an easier way to update contract terms during the span of an existing agreement. The feature should help customers manage contract sprawl, analysts say.
Cisco continues to add features to DNA Center to centralize more network control within the software. But as the product grows more complex, users struggle to deploy it.
Amid reports of a surreptitious decision to allocate spectrum to five Malaysian operators, the communications minister rescinds his own order, calling for a more transparent review of the allocation process
Now ubiquitous conference software firm Zoom cashes in as coronavirus spurs higher demand for distributed, face-to-face interactions and collaboration
Even though employees expect to continue working remotely for the foreseeable future, a significant proportion of teleworkers lack access to the required technological equipment
Malicious actors are targeting workers laid-off or furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic
Select committee chair writes to former Post Office CEO demanding answers over her role in IT scandal
While the current health crisis and economic uncertainty will have a short-term impact on adoption of the next-gen network, analyst insists future for 5G remains bright with more than a billion global 5G connections by 2022
Civil liberties organisations are being targeted by far-right trolls as protests over the murder of George Floyd spread worldwide
French infrastructure-as-a-service provider OVHcloud is making its sector-specific portfolio of private cloud and bare metal services available to UK-based healthcare providers
UK-based digital privacy and free speech campaigning organisation files complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office about contact-tracing app
Only one-third of people working for small businesses have received any guidance from their employers on how to secure their remote working set-up
MPs challenge government on online harms bill timetable, but have to settle for “clear assurances” that it will brought to parliament before the end of the session
Access management player highlights UK growth at a time when the PAM market is experiencing increased demand
Remote work will deliver major changes to the workplace and to the economy, Upwork's chief economist Adam Ozimek says in an interview.
Dell EMC cloud reference architecture includes all-flash Isilon storage with Dell PowerEdge Servers and switching. VMware integrates Bitfusion GPU as a service for deep analysis.
Despite the fact that companies in the Netherlands have invested heavily to comply with GDPR legislation introduced two years ago, 90% of them are still discovering fundamental weaknesses in their IT environment
Finnish telecoms operator reduces potential expenses of its base stations by up to 30% and emissions by approximately 80% through liquid cooling
Though the Exim mail transfer agent vulnerability was publicly disclosed in June 2019, a significant number of unpatched versions remain online and are at risk of attacks.
CI Security revamped its Critical Insight Channel Partner Program in a bid to engage more partner types. The MDR service provider also revealed an alliance with Synnex.
Microsoft is pushing the theme of 'developer velocity,' or how coders can quickly transform an idea into viable business software. Experts vary on how new the concept really is.
Recent surveys by NordVPN and Kaspersky found that more than 60% of employees use personal devices as they work from home due to the coronavirus -- which creates cybersecurity issues.
In a cost-saving move, Microsoft is ending the employment of dozens of contract journalists in favor of AI systems. It's a risky move, though.
Singapore’s Government Technology Agency has developed a robotics technology stack that will power robots using capabilities from commercial suppliers and the open source community
The 13th Signal Regiment brings together personnel from across the armed forces to provide specialist security services
Consumer market buoyed but Covid-19 lockdowns blow headwind into enterprise sector for worldwide wireless local area network market for the first quarter of 2020
London Tech week will go ahead next week, with the tech industry attending through Zoom
A worldwide pandemic has not dampened the entrepreneurial spirit in the channel, with a couple of well-known figures choosing to strike out with startups
Spanish bank extends IBM relationship with the roll-out of Cloud Pak to modernise IT, which it says will allow it to innovate in quantum computing and blockchain
Network technology providers Gamgee and QuantWiFi team up to develop solutions ensuring Wi-Fi for a growing number of consumers whose network experience has become more crucial than ever
Digital challenger Monzo has announced 120 job cuts as it navigates the current economic slowdown
Police force representatives are in talks with Public Health England over operational security concerns arising from the NHS Test and Trace coronavirus contact-tracing scheme
WANdisco has deepened its Microsoft partnership, integrating LiveData as a native service in Azure. Customers can access LiveData through Azure Portal for backup and other uses.
With the latest Quest Kace UEM updates, IT pros can now better control Chromebooks and manage Apple TVs. Experts say managing a variety of devices is critical for a remote workforce.
Shane Huntley, director of Google's Threat Analysis Group, announced that two state-backed APT groups targeted campaign staff for both Joe Biden and President Donald Trump.
Even though operators assured at beginning of lockdowns that their infrastructures could cope with the extra strain on home networks, UK internet users say the quality of their online experiences has demonstrably worsened
The government has published the contracts with Palantir, Faculty, Microsoft and Google for the controversial NHS datastore ahead of court proceedings initiated by civil liberties organisation OpenDemocracy
A study of project data from the Gigster gig economy platform highlighted emerging trends in IT staffing, which could have implications for systems integrators; more channel news.
Users are pushing Cisco to catch up to Zoom on features. The latest example: Webex's lack of support for waiting rooms in scheduled meetings.
New ServiceNow partner initiatives include the launch of an online marketplace, a Now platform integration program and additional implementation support.
ServiceNow continues to direct its workflows toward vertical markets with new offerings for telecommunications, financial services and healthcare markets.
SAP focused on helping partners deliver customer success during the SAP Global Partner Summit Online, which introduced new programs to help ISVs and implementation partners.
The first quarter of 2020 brought a 20% decline in global smartphone sales. Analysts cited weak demand and pandemic-related disruptions as reasons for the drop.