The Independent Networks Cooperative Association welcomes UK government plans to increase investment in workplace training and apprenticeships to address the growing skills shortage in the sector
Qlik research shows 84% of NHS trusts used data analytics to support patient care during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, and suggests they could use that expertise to improve public health in the round
Singapore’s SingEx started its digital transformation journey a few years ago and has already pivoted its approach to cope with new challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic
After more than two decades at the vendor, Joyce Mullen has decided the time is right for a fresh challenge
Research reveals confusion among UK organisations concerning SD-WAN, with optimised WAN covering many bases already and over half of firms leaning towards SASE solutions to meet their requirements
Researchers have disclosed a newly discovered zero-day vulnerability to videoconferencing service Zoom, which only affects users of Windows 7 systems
An expansion to the successful Exercise in a Box toolkit will enable SMEs to probe the cyber security defences of remote workers
Business recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will lead to changes in the projects IT leaders focus on
America's Cup hopeful Ineos Team UK has selected Amazon’s cloud-based High Performance Computing (HPC) technology to help it achieve its goal of becoming the first British competitor to win the tournament in its history
Survey of more than 16,000 users in the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain about mobile applications for Covid-19 tracking reveals global consensus that user trust needs to be rebuilt by giving citizens choice and control
RSA Security researchers found that nearly 70% of phishing attacks were directed at users in Canada, while the majority of attacks come from U.S.-based ISPs and hosting providers.
Research from Accelerate reveals the problems that resellers are having when they go out to talk to customers about their networking options
Ransomware can take out backup systems, which are the last line of defense against data loss. To defend backups, data protection vendors are partnering with security companies.
A presentation during Oracle's virtual user conference showed not only the value of spatial data but how it can be used with the vendor's tools.
The volume of cyber attacks in Australia jumped from 90% in October 2019 and 81% in February 2019, underscoring the worsening threat landscape in the country
Narrowband internet of things pilot scheme examines potential to optimise the management of utility firm’s estate and provide greater access for local businesses in South Yorkshire to take advantage of IoT advancement to boost economic growth
Since emerging at the tail-end of 2019, double extortion, or exfiltration and encryption, ransomware attacks have become highly popular, and now account for a significant number of incidents, according to Emsisoft research
Users of multiple SAP products including S4/HANA should apply the security update as soon as possible to protect their systems
The government is set to face scrutiny over its involvement in the Post Office Horizon IT scandal, described as one of the biggest miscarriages of justice in modern UK history
Distributor indicates that it is serious about providing more as-a-service support for partners
Survey featuring responses from 3,000 European datacentre professionals suggests enterprise appetities for in-house datacentre expansions have shrunk in the face of Covid-19
The vast majority of security professionals say they are under immense pressure, according to a report
Software training academy Makers has announced the 2020 winners of its annual list of notable women in software development
HMRC will get more than £100m for border IT systems as part of a £705m government funding package for infrastructure, jobs and technology post-Brexit
Software upgrade claimed to offer ‘seamless’ transition for installed 4G/LTE technology to 5G infrastructure, avoiding the need for tower climbs enabling immediate enablement of next-generation networks
Standard Chartered is working with researchers to establish use cases for quantum computing in the banking sector
Pegasystems robotic process automation tools, popular in contact centers, add AI capabilities that allow some RPA bots to fix themselves.
As promised by the Commvault’s channel boss earlier in 2020, steps have been taken to make life easier and more profitable for partners
With employees working from home, IT departments are struggling to provide adequate remote access to corporate systems
After NCSC advice, and accepting billions in cost and a significant delay to 5G roll-out, UK government takes decision to remove so-called high-risk tech supplier’s 5G products from mobile network, and begins assessment of risk to fixed fibre nets
A ruling by the European Court of Justice will have ramifications for hundreds of thousands of companies that share data with the US. The case aims to balance US surveillance laws with the rights of EU citizens to keep their data private
Google BigQuery data analytics users can now query data across clouds from multiple providers, including AWS and Microsoft Azure, without the need to first move the data.
Unlike cloud NAS rival Panzura, Nasuni execs say they have their sights set on going public rather than getting acquired; count on remote work improvements, funding for growth.
SigRed vulnerability is highly dangerous, but is being fixed as part of the July 2020 Patch Tuesday update
Having passed the June 30 effective date, healthcare CIOs will be playing a significant role in ensuring compliance with the federal regulator's final rule.
The PC market will likely contract as 2021 nears, analysts say. The second quarter was a positive one for PCs, as companies bought laptops to enable remote work.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Silver Peak acquisition could significantly improve the software-defined WAN offering that's available today in HPE's Aruba-branded network portfolio.
Acquia's digital experience cloud aims to create a more marketer-friendly environment in its historically developer-centric platform based on Drupal.
A blockchain payments network prototype spearheaded by Singapore’s central bank and its partners could speed up and lower the cost of cross-border payments
The University of Reading had already deployed Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure so it made sense to add Nutanix Files when its ageing NAS boxes bit the dust
C’est l’ensemble de l’infrastructure du département profitant des services de connectivité d’Adista qui semble avoir été coupée, suite à la cyberattaque du premier week-end de juillet. On y trouvait notamment les serveurs de messagerie et un VPN Pulse Secure.
An association of councils in the greater London area notes that local government’s capacity to adopt technology and innovate is essential in coping with the post-pandemic world
Attacks on the media sector are spiking as cyber criminals try to gain access to valuable consumer accounts
HSBC will use a cloud platform from Amazon Web Services across its business operations to accelerate its public cloud use
After UK government takes decision to remove so-called high-risk tech supplier’s 5G products from national communications infrastructure, operators add up the cost to mobile networks
The bugs start coming and they don’t stop coming; Microsoft has issued yet another bumper Patch Tuesday update
The National University of Singapore has developed an electronic skin system that could give robots and prosthetic devices a sense of touch
More than 40,000 SAP systems could be vulnerable to a security flaw that allows attackers to gain access to SAP systems. SAP released a patch to mitigate the vulnerability.
Traditional IT outsourcing deals value plummets in the last quarter as contracts dry up amid Covid-19 disruption
Two counterfeit Cisco Catalyst 2960-X switches were only found after a software update caused them to stop working
Hitachi Content Platform G-11 object storage nodes get refreshed with startup WekaIO's parallel file system. The WekaFS is optimized for Hitachi VSP all-flash arrays.
Vendor announces significant changes to its partner programme due to come into effect towards the end of the year
Aparavi retired its Active Archive and File Protect & Insight products and brought their features to its new cloud-based data management and automation platform launched on Azure.
Ease of use is an ongoing focal point for Alteryx, which recently rebranded its suite of tools the Alteryx APA (Analytic Process Automation) Platform.
Schneider Electric is urging partners to get involved with the convergence happening between the operational technology and information technology worlds
Microsoft warns administrators not to delay the deployment of a patch to shut down a critical bug in Windows DNS servers due to its potential to cause widespread damage.
The government has confirmed the salaries it considers as the ‘going rate’ for tech professions, which overseas applicants will need to earn to gain immigration points
Citrix CISO Fermin Serna said a third-party organization is investigating a data breach after some of the vendor's customer data ended up on a dark web marketplace.
Defra’s sustainable IT strategy seeks to help government and private organisations maximise the benefits of sustainability, with an overall mission to ‘leave the environment in a better state than we found it’
Yugabyte updates its open source database platform that is API compatible with both Apache Cassandra and PostgreSQL with improved scalability capabilities.
Aqua Security released research detailing a new tactic where the attacker exploits a misconfigured Docker API port in order to build and run a malicious container image on the host.
New performance monitoring feature in Sentry's error tracking and release integration platform helps developers find and fix performance issues.
Despite an ugly legal dispute and allegations of channel stuffing, Advent International and Forescout Technologies are moving forward with an amended acquisition agreement.
Industry analysts say despite economic uncertainty, the data protection market seems unfazed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Datto offered no comment on the IPO matter.
The government is today publishing new proposals concerning planned legislation that will protect users of smart IoT devices from cyber criminals
Programme committee chair of this year's RSA Conference Asia-Pacific and Japan talks up the challenges that IT security professionals in APAC are facing to mitigate security risks amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Online supermarket Ocado has hired a significant number of technology workers over the past six months to cope with coronavirus demand, it announced in its half-year results
Apparent insider breach at Twitter saw so-called “blue tick” accounts of business people, politicians and celebrities hijacked to promote a Bitcoin scam
Seven projects that explore different approaches to ethical and trustworthy data sharing are being funded by the Open Data Institute to help citizens and businesses make better decisions
Multimillion-dollar funding round set to accelerate innovation in modern application and access network solutions that power the connected economy
The Netherlands has good telecommunications and IT networks that can be used safely and reliably, but there is room for improvement in digital skills among the Dutch
Over a third of UK business decision-makers believe changes in operations since Covid-19 have increased digital transformation budgets “dramatically”
Study from network benchmarking firm Umlaut reveals that despite fears over whether UK networks could cope with mass remote working, only very few fixed-connection users faced limitations
Accenture's decision to reduce its UK workforce by 8% will not be the last in an IT services sector hit hard by the Covid-19 disruption.
Banks working with artificial intelligence technology face governance challenges to ensure AI-based decisions are fair and ethical
Google surprised even major partners with the transfer of Istio's trademark to a new organization it launched last week, leaving some key governance details undefined.
Study finds dynamics of the new work situation means organisations need to manage a more complex, hybrid workforce
Cybereason’s Nocturnus research team uncovers new Bazar malware, which shares some similarities with other varieties
There are signs that channel sales staff are getting more comfortable with a digital approach
The government's flagship identity service and over half of the 26 major IT projects led by the government bear highest risks and are unlikely to be completed, according to the Infrastructure and Projects Authority.
The European Court of Justice has struck down Privacy Shield, the EU-US data-sharing agreement, creating uncertainty for European countries that share data with the US and pressuring the US to reform surveillance laws
Contracting stakeholders claim HMRC and HM Treasury are ‘burying their heads in the sand’ over impact IR35 reforms are set to have on the private sector
Kremlin-linked APT29 group, also known as Cozy Bear, is conducting a campaign against Covid-19 researchers around the world
A forecasting tool based on machine learning is to be used by the NHS to identify Covid-19 hot spots and manage post-crisis spread
Ricoh Europe gets the ball rolling on an AV managed services scheme that should be available to channel partners in the next year
DTEN plans to release an all-in-one device for Zoom video conferencing at home.
HR vendors are paying attention to the Black Lives Matter protests roiling a nation. They are looking at their own demographics and reevaluating their internal practices.
A study by software firm Civica found public sector leaders have admitted to not targeting digital services at those over 70, despite many people this age claiming to use digital technology
HMRC and HM Treasury confirm there are no plans to alter the loan charge settlement terms, despite calls from cross-party MPs to consider doing so
The latest OwnBackup funding round is the SaaS backup vendor's largest. While Salesforce backup remains important, other top SaaS platforms are on the roadmap.
A new Citrix-Microsoft team-up is intended to ease the challenges of dealing with a hybrid workforce. The companies aim to improve moving to the cloud and working digitally.
Open source database vendor updates its MariaDB platform with a new release that integrates improved Kafka support and a faster InnoDB storage engine to accelerate performance.
Catalogic is reacting to market appetite for putting copy data management on primary storage. Flash customers want to get more out of their arrays, and the hardware can handle it.
Salesforce adds Einstein AI, as well as personalization and data visualization features from its acquisitions of Evergage, Datorama and Tableau, to Marketing Cloud.
Adults in the UK are becoming increasingly interested in digital skills, with over 80% saying they will become even more important over the next year
Nine agricultural technology projects are receiving government funding to create more efficient food production and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The United Nations (UN) body opens up public consultation to help experts draft new global framework on artificial intelligence ethics
Exertis parent updates investors ahead of AGM, with signs of trading performance improving as the weeks progress
The Covid-19 pandemic put Avinor’s IT head at the centre of the airport operator's response
Newly acquired video-conferencing suite gets feature enhancements as Verizon inks IBM partnership to focus on enabling industrial productivity in 5G-enabled IoT technologies
Investigators are hunting the cyber criminals who broke into Twitter’s systems to hijack prominent accounts, amid concerns that more attacks may come
Early results from BBVA's research into quantum computing shows that the technology's application in complex computational tasks in banking is not far away
Researchers at the University of Queensland worked with IBM to develop a dashboard with machine-learning capabilities to analyse data for a global study on Covid-19 patients in intensive care
Customer interest in UCaaS spikes 86% during the Covid-19 pandemic as firms across all industries modernise communications systems for the new normal
Social responsibility, sustainability and purpose remain essential as consumers demand clearer commitments, with broadening employer diversity and increasing workplace flexibility key to address growing skill gaps
Security player has ambitions to make a mark in the mid-market and is looking to its channel to play a part
Identity theft subscriptions are now being offered on the dark web. This information is being used for carding operations, account generation and other cybercrime schemes.
UK 5G testbed springs into life with 12 hours of content in a virtual event lasting over two days, offering business-orientated training programme to show the benefits the technology can bring to enterprises
Electronic waste is a massive and growing problem, but many companies are not recycling or reusing IT equipment, instead opting for physical destruction of the assets
Microsoft has kept two highly demanded channel management features for Microsoft Teams on the backlog since 2018.
Ubuntu publisher Canonical is targeting global systems integrators with a new partner program; HP Inc. unveiled the HP Amplify program; and other news from the week.
Experts are urging organizations to take immediate action on SigRed, a 17-year-old Windows DNS server vulnerability discovered by Check Point Research and patched by Microsoft.
Dell fessed up that it is exploring options for spinning off VMware while assuring users that its relationship with the virtualization giant is solid.
New Google Meet features announced this week should make the platform better, analysts said. Google will need more to compete with Cisco, Microsoft and Zoom.
JFrog fills gaps in its DevOps platform with new features and partnerships with tool providers to help developers ship secure code and use issue-free open source code.