Global market research firm will downsize its datacentres and shift more of its infrastructure and applications to the AWS public cloud
The CyberUp coalition has written to Boris Johnson to urge him to reform the UK’s 30 year-old cyber crime laws
Public sector-focused IaaS firm UKCloud has become the latest supplier to sign a discounted pricing deal with the UK government
UK airports are rolling out thermal surveillance cameras to identify people who may have coronavirus, but science says the technology is ineffective at detecting and preventing the spread of the disease
Select committee calls for tech giants to be held responsible for the harm done to individuals, wider society and democratic processes through online misinformation
Cloud-based security tools can hasten threat detection and response, but adoption will depend on where an enterprise is on the cloud readiness scale
Innovation Co-Lab will mentor companies to grow, prevent crime and improve online safety
Frost & Sullivan report says the global security industry will withstand the economic crash caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, but growth will be slower for a few years
Parliamentary Justice Committee to hold short inquiry into the rules and regulations surrounding private organisations’ ability to initiate criminal proceedings
A new ransomware strain dubbed WastedLocker is spreading rapidly and targeting major corporations
£3m fund is being used to help businesses and residents gain digital skills
Starting with the lean principle of a minimum viable product, CIOs should aim to partner with outsourcers and IT suppliers to deliver business value
Qumulo Shift will automatically convert file data on its NAS arrays to S3 object storage format in the AWS cloud. The functionality will be free to customers from July
Distributor Nuvia is given master agent status by video comms platform player Zoom as both look to grow the business via the channel
Researchers have observed an increase in phishing as a means to deliver ransomware payloads – and organisations don’t appear to be prepared
The US has filed an updated indictment against Julian Assange alleging that he conspired with hacking groups to obtain information for WikiLeaks. Defence and prosecution lawyers learned about it from press reports
Swedish tech supplier joins Association of the European Rail Supply Industry to show how next-generation networks can enable the industry to meet tomorrow’s IT and communications challenges
Loan Charge Action Group urges its members to ask their MPs to support an amendment to the controversial loan charge policy that could see more people fall outside its scope
Senior changes at Lenovo and the emergence of a fresh employer in the shape of Nebulon are just a couple of the highlights this week
According to a survey conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group, IT pros pointed to security, productivity and IT efficiency as the virtualization benefits driving VDI and DaaS adoption.
Three-year deal sees Finnish comms tech provider selected as single supplier for 5G RAN, Core and IMS Taiwanese operator, continues 5G strategy focused on digital transformation and sustainability
With native support for any tape library, StrongLink is capable of cross-platform data management whether the underlying storage is flash, disk, tape or cloud.
Western Digital is prepping a new NVMe over Fabrics-based JBOF storage device that will bundle its highest-performance Ultrastar SN840 NVMe SSDs and RapidFlex network adapters.
Organizations that use IoT devices at risk from the Ripple20 vulnerabilities must secure them through patching, network segmentation and zero trust.
IBM donates open source toolkits AI Fairness 360, Adversarial Robustness 360 and AI Explainability 360 to the Linux Foundation amid calls for more ethical AI.
Akamai Technologies recently mitigated two of the largest DDoS attacks ever recorded on its platform, including a massive 809 million packets per second attack against a bank.
The Australian telco is testing mmWave technology using the 26GHz band at four locations in Sydney
The more disparate security tools in use in an organisation, the harder it becomes to mount an effective incident response
Genomics England is looking to open up collaboration on Covid-19 genome datasets with researchers across the globe with new cloud-based research environment, which will be based on AWS and Lifebit’s technologies
French bank BNP Paribas is enabling customers to make higher value contactless payments through fingerprint-recognition technology
Cloud-first WAN company claims to provide Chinese cloud giant with superior application performance to enterprise customers worldwide
Channel player reports some success with council customers opting for deception technology offering
Resellers can register for the festival, running all of next week, to gain insights, get entertained and get into gear on future plans from the distributor
The Future Fund will now be accessible to startups that have previously taken part in accelerator programmes, but early-stage firms continue to struggle
Loan Charge All-Party Parliamentary Group report pours scorn on claims that December 2019 review of government’s disguised renumeration policy was conducted independently
Businesses are preparing for staff to repopulate workplaces, while preparing for an inevitable increase in more flexible working
Experts say this retirement means little change for customers, because they should have been relying on third parties for Salesforce backup in the first place.
Vendor has worked to increase transparency and encourage resellers to tap into the strong network of alliances it has struck
Deal to acquire the distributor finally closes and the channel player is quick to show off what the benefits of private ownership will involve
Millions of people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus, and Microsoft wants to help by providing free online resources and real-time data on hot skills
The Zendesk Sell CRM platform adds email automation features for customer engagement as the pandemic cuts off sales rep users' access to in-person customer meetings.
Renowned UK mobile expert warns that adoption, capability, privacy and user behaviour are issues yet to be addressed with UK contact-tracing app, and that results may not be worthwhile to overall fight against Covid-19
The co-founder and CEO of Fivetran talks about what the vendor is doing to help organizations meet the challenges of enterprise data integration.
A new wave of bandwidth-doubling enterprise SSDs are on the way from major drive manufacturers to support PCIe Gen 4 and 24 Gbps SAS in enterprise storage arrays and servers.
Threat intelligence specialist is making its IP available on GitHub to support malware hunters in their work
Workday makes HR tools, including diversity software, for half of the Fortune 100. But Black employees make up less than 3% of its own workforce, an issue Workday vows to address.
With new Workspace microapps, Citrix is looking to make it easier for offices to reopen. Company representatives said the tools were informed by the firm's own experiences.
The Australian government is making its largest ever investment in cyber security over the next decade to identify cyber threats, disrupt foreign cyber criminals and build new capabilities
The FakeSpy malware was first identified in October 2017 but is now significantly more powerful and dangerous
Japanese supplier of global real estate data switched to Oracle’s autonomous database to reduce database management costs as it expands its global footprint
Supercomputers are not just about computing power, they are a symbol of political ambition. Chinese supercomputer supplier Lenovo is now the dominant supplier across the world
UK financial services regulator says there has been a significant increase in ownership of cryptocurrencies in the UK
The Office for Talent is part of a research and development roadmap, which includes an innovation programme to accelerate innovation in government
A new strain of ransomware, dubbed EvilQuest, is threatening Apple Mac environments, and seems to behave quite oddly
Hybrid cloud scale-out NAS from Qumulo used to offload Active Directory lookups and other workloads to the AWS cloud that had suffered in peak times when on Isilon
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM suggests recommendations for increasing equity in education after stating coronavirus makes diversity increasingly important
French bank acquires Shine to expand its services to small businesses and entrepreneurs
Almost three-quarters of remote workers reckon they have gained in cyber security awareness during lockdown, but don’t seem to be especially bothered about keeping themselves safe
Getting bigger is still a maxim being followed by some in the channel, with a couple of examples to add to the ever-expanding acquisitions list
Transforming legacy systems, making use of real-time data and exploring emerging technologies are high on the agenda for the logistics giant’s IT team
Three months after being hit by a spate of security incidents, Zoom’s CEO, Eric Yuan, has been discussing progress towards a more secure product
Nominations have opened for the fifth annual Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards
The new ransomware family known as Snake, or Ekans, is designed for organizations with industrial control systems and has already struck at least two enterprises.
Quantum says, 'Let the games begin' after sports and entertainment pauses interrupt sales of tape and scale-out NAS storage; vendor also faces possible PPP problems.
With embedded analytics as a central tenet, Yellowfin continues to focus on application developers by giving them new tools and updating existing ones in its platform updates.
Organizations' lack of confidence in their ability to understand and use data to make decisions blocks their efforts to become data-driven.
Microsoft addressed two vulnerabilities, one rated critical and the other rated important, after being alerted by a researcher with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative.
President Trump has ordered federal agencies, which employ 2.2 million, to move to merit-based hiring by the end of the year. This may require an HR technology upgrade.
Kafka gets data retention boost that can make it easier for users to store event streaming data for long periods of time, which can help with data analysis.
The Cloud Foundry community has begun to port its developer interface onto Kubernetes infrastructure, but there are multiple approaches to sort out amid the transition.
Pilot projects are underway in the Asia-Pacific to deploy telco edge infrastructure to support high-bandwidth, low-latency applications
Accenture is cutting 900 jobs in the UK, as business levels drop amid the global Covid-19 pandemic
Business leaders, C-suite and IT decision-makers must come together to ensure that they invest in the right infrastructure or they will face business failure, says Riverbed report
Competition regulator says current laws are not fit for purpose and wants a new, ‘pro-competition regulatory regime’ that the likes of Google and Facebook must abide by
Video platform that has been used in magistrates’ and crown courts during the coronavirus pandemic will be extended to civil and family courts
Group claims to be auctioning confidential legal data on pop stars Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and basketball player LeBron James
Each year, during its search for influential women in UK technology, Computer Weekly asks the tech industry to nominate who it thinks should be considered for the top 50 – here is the longlist for 2020
Following a tribunal ruling, constabularies in England and Wales can refuse to confirm or deny whether they use mass surveillance devices, known as IMSI-catchers to monitor people’s location, phone calls and text messages
A record number of 14 to 17-year-olds have signed up to the National Cyber Security Centre’s CyberFirst summer school
Nearly one-fifth of tech executives have seen signiﬁcant reductions in their innovation budgets because of the Covid-19 pandemic, says report
Another push by MPs to get the start date for the IR35 private sector reforms delayed until a thorough impact assessment into the changes can be performed has failed to win the support of the House of Commons
Comms player cuts the ribbon on its unified comms-as-a-service product with the channel front and centre of its plans
The UK’s National Crime Agency, alongside other law enforcement agencies in France and the Netherlands, have busted illicit arms and drugs rings after disabling an encrypted comms platform
Tech pros have added security, automation and session capacity to their application delivery infrastructure to support business operations during the pandemic.
As lockdowns end, research shows businesses will gradually have to start shifting their focus from purely surviving, yet employees think their desire for hybrid working is out of step with that of their employer
Avaya has seen its channel partners change their position on the master agent model as the vendor has led more of them through the process
Despite securing the support of 50 named MPs, an amendment to the forthcoming Finance Bill that could have seen thousands of people fall out of scope of the Loan Charge policy has been denied
Pure Storage CEO Charles Giancarlo said it took him a month to recover from an extended bout with coronavirus. Meanwhile, Pure's revenue grew by 12% last quarter despite the pandemic.
Servitization leads to more resilient and profitable businesses, but only a few manufacturers are fully enabled to adopt the new model, according to IDC.
Soon after announcing its seed round of funding, Ahana launched commercial support services for the open source federated SQL data query technology.
Datrium will continue to operate independently post-acquisition, and the product will remain separate from VMware Site Recovery, but there is no word on any staff changes.
While Veeam is planning on a physical user conference next year, its virtual event in June drew tens of thousands. The company highlighted its advancements in cloud and CDP.
The pandemic and economic uncertainty is influencing IT staffing priorities within the tech industry, according to new research; other news from the week.
With Amazon CodeGuru now generally available, developers can write higher-quality, cost-efficient Java code. The service uses machine learning to find and fix bugs.
ConnectWise is pushing deeper into the security market by launching an MSP-specific cybersecurity framework. Get insight into the MSP+ Cybersecurity Framework initiative.
Microsoft and Cisco said a long-awaited integration between their video conferencing room systems, originally slated to launch in early 2020, is still on track for release this year.
AIOps tool vendors keep expanding the environments they can support with automated remediation features, but users are taking their time to move beyond root cause analysis.
As of now, Nuance voice age-detection features are for security teams that want to prevent fraud and to route service calls. Analyst sees potential for marketing personalization.
Wireless communications based on new connectivity aims to ‘dramatically’ improve efficiencies for more than 20,000 businesses, entrepreneurs, independent retailers, bars, cafes and workspaces in London’s Docklands
Six health projects across the UK, using technologies to detect chronic and terminal illnesses, will be given £13m in funding by the government, while £3m will come from Cancer Research UK
DWP released a number of updates of its digital transformation work including several initiatives relating to the Covid-19 outbreak, and reported more than £10m sunk in failed IT projects
Launch of gigabit broadband in Merseyside and Edinburgh sees Virgin Media add more than 600,000 homes to fibre network, taking total to 2.7 million properties
HP plans to increase use of recycled materials in printers and PCs over the next five years
Norway's second largest city is building a tech ecosystem that is beginning its development with a focus on the city's industrial heritage
Companies with Chinese operations may have to disclose information about the security of their networks in other countries under China’s draft data security law
UK telco taps comms platforms and services technology provider to create modern solutions to challenge rivals and meet the evolving needs of UK businesses
Green technology investments could help society recover from the coronavirus – and prepare it for the long-term negative social and economic outcomes of climate change