The new guidance, which comes after the expiry of the government’s cloud services certification programme, will help to bolster Australia’s cyber security resilience
Epson reports that channel partners and customers are still talking green even in the face of the pandemic
New report reveals that ‘astutely’ navigating work practices, spaces and culture will help respond to crisis, redefine the purpose and reinvent the future of work
SAP has announced a positive set of second-quarter 2020 results, hot on the heels of a declaration that it will spin out online survey business unit Qualtrics by way of an initial public offering in the US
Westminster Magistrates Court suspends scheduled extradition hearing into WikiLeaks founder after it emerged the US had failed to serve a second superseding indictment against him
Banks with more IT knowledge in the boardroom are more realistic about risk, according to Europe’s banking regulator
Car manufacturer Volkswagen Group has unveiled the next phase of its Industrial Cloud strategy, which includes the creation of an open ecosystem of supportive software partners
Less-established fintechs have been hit the hardest by the drop in investment capital, but there is light ahead for those that survive
Comms tech provider works with global operator to optimise performance on undersea cable serving as West African backbone network for Orange’s international connectivity in Africa
US-based colocation firm continues its European expansion by snapping up Next Generation Data’s Newport campus
Adsterra and Propeller Ads were implicated in past malvertising threats such the Master134 campaign. Now the two ad networks are linked to new malicious activity.
SAP's decision to spin off Qualtrics in an IPO will likely benefit both companies, analysts said.
Unexpected consumption costs mar companies' adoption of the cloud. The reported Microsoft Cloud PC, with per-user pricing, could ease that issue.
The UK Secret Intelligence Service, MI6, has apologised after attempting to persuade the secretary of Britain’s most secret court to withhold documents from senior judges in a case about crimes by undercover agents
Malware distribution network Emotet has been hacked by a potential threat actor of unknown origin, with malware payloads now being replaced with GIFs of James Franco and others.
The gender pay equity gap improved a little in the second quarter, but the results stem from recent layoffs, especially among women in hospitality and retail industries.
After it acquired Qualtrics, SAP said the experience management software company would be core to its SuccessFactors HR strategy. Then SAP decided to spin it out in an IPO.
New Zealand-based energy supplier Vector partners AWS to develop an IoT and analytics platform to speed up processing of smart meter data and to tailor products and pricing for customers
Former CEO and COO of Six Degrees Group cut the ribbon on a fresh operation formed from a three-firm tie-up
The latest council funding is intended to ensure continued modernisation in public services delivery
Reseller reaches milestone and reflects on its history, with its people getting the nod for helping the firm prosper over three decades
Global investment in fertility tech startups tops $2.2bn over five-year period, with significant growth opportunities going forward due to combination of technological innovation and latent demand for fertility treatments
Regulator takes steps to boost home network users who are now in their home offices and will be there for a considerable period of time
10-week programme will guide some of the UK’s most innovative security startups as they scale their businesses for future growth
UK government is building fintech relationships with developing countries, beginning with a pilot programme in Africa
IT giant connects up first new undersea cable of its kind since 2003 to connect UK, US and Spain
Based on the success of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, a series of regional Cyber Resilience Centres are now launching across the rest of the UK
New National Cyber Security Centre head joins from the Northern Ireland Office and has spent 20 years in government at home and abroad
FBI is investigating digital bank customer data breach that occurred via a former third-party supplier
Research firm finds investments in next-generation networks will reach just over one-fifth of total wireless infrastructure spend
Telco giant Orange is building on its long-standing technology collaboration with Google Cloud to bolster the range of edge computing services it can offer clients
O2 will provide connectivity tools to help support professional services provider’s operational activity
Backblaze provides a point-and-click migration service out of Amazon S3. In related news, the Backblaze S3-compatible APIs became generally available.
Backblaze offers free transfer to its S3-based cloud storage – which it claims costs a fraction of AWS et al – as long as it’s more than 50TB and you commit to at least 12 months
Vendor claims hundreds of Dell EMC PowerFlex customers in education, finance and healthcare. It marks the second name change for ScaleIO platform that EMC bought in 2013.
Garmin’s services are coming back online, but the company remains tight-lipped about what exactly happened to it
Embattled cloud services provider now has big questions to answer over its handling of data belonging to UK universities and charities
Snyk's new prioritization capabilities help developers decide which security vulnerabilities to address first in order to shore up enterprise systems.
Scandinavian comms tech suppliers on board to support US’s fourth largest telco’s journey to next-generation services
Naveego's latest platform update introduces a new user interface that looks to make it easier for users to integrate different data sources while ensuring data quality.
Having complete visibility over the supply chain will enable retailers to tide over the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic and transform their businesses
The average total cost of a data breach is $3.86 million, according to new research from IBM and the Ponemon Institute, and compromised credentials are the biggest reason why.
Post-lockdown survey finds UK-based IT leaders lack confidence in their organisation’s plan to withstand an unanticipated crisis as Covid-19 dramatically accelerates cloud adoption
Firm shares research with its channel that shows just how far most customers have come to adopting the cloud during the coronavirus pandemic
Technical information relating to Avon’s web and mobile sites was inadvertently left exposed on an unsecured Microsoft Azure server
There is a fresh two-word contender to challenge digital transformation for dominance in every channel conversation
Austrian lawyer is considering ‘other’ options if the Irish data protection commissioner does not make a decision by October on his seven-year-old complaint against Facebook
Lobbyists for big tech, supported by senior US politicians, have rallied against stricter regulation of technology companies, and threatened the US-UK trade deal unless Britain scraps plans to levy a digital services tax
Remote work productivity tracker shows employee productivity has dipped in certain regions and use cases since the advent of Covid-19, perhaps permanently
Public sector organisations set to reap the benefits of CCS's latest preferential pricing deal, in support of its push to accelerate the adoption of cloud across central government and the NHS
Bank of Ireland fined by regulator for its failings to prevent fraud six years ago
The executive vice president of CX and Oracle Data Cloud discusses how acquired technologies have been fully integrated into Oracle's customer experience SaaS application stack.
NetBackup 8.3 folds in two other Veritas products, expanding its data protection into public clouds and providing resilience against ransomware attacks.
Report casts doubt on the effectiveness of the shared responsibility model of cloud security
Retail giant Amazon will be adding several skilled tech roles to its locations in Ireland over the next two years
Expansion of full-fibre network across London will deliver up to 10Gbps of broadband to a million households and businesses
Hardware security vendor Eclypsium discovered a bootloader vulnerability that bypasses Secure Boot protection and affects a majority of modern Linux and Windows systems.
BootHole is a GRUB2 bootloader vulnerability and puts millions of PCs, servers and other devices at risk of compromise
Technology based on the open source RocksDB project is helping cloud database vendor Rockset improve scalability for real-time data applications that don't benefit from data lakes.
Low-code app development could gain a quality boost from Altova and its debugger for low-code applications, which helps developers catch and fix bugs in the development process.
The year hasn't gone as expected in enterprise storage, with the pandemic affecting conferences, sales results, use cases, funding and even CEO health.
Pivot3 Acuity refresh injects health analytics and tools to orchestrate system-wide HCI upgrades. The vendor targets organizations with dense streaming media.
The latest beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux has new System Roles for logging and environmental metrics, along with improvements to help developers create more stable applications.
Styra's Rego Policy Builder guides novice users through the process of rendering OPA policies, part of the vendor's push to broaden the audience for its commercial software.
In an earnings call, ADP CEO said the company will manage the COVID-19 pandemic just like it has previous crises. It will take the long view and maintain its HCM investment.
Microsoft is previewing a tool that standardizes IoMT data for the clinical setting.
Less than a quarter of organisations made it past the step of defining their agile approach while more than half are just getting started, study finds
Cloud comms player is the latest to voice support of an approach that is starting to gain more ground in the UK
As the way in which people use networks has dramatically changed over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, 5G is changing the game in UK mobile, research has found
More than 120 education and third-sector organisations may have had their data compromised through the breach of Blackbaud’s cloud platform
Over three million more homes and businesses in rural areas of the UK given the opportunity to get ultra-reliable, gigabit-ready, full-fibre broadband by mid-2020s
Accenture will be technology delivery partner in project to replace the core system used to settle payments between banks
Finland's government is committing money to the development of quantum computing technologies to potentially provide a giant leap for the nation's industries
A collaboration with IntelliSense.io is being used to power AI-based optimisation of mining processes
Trade body TechUK has written privately to DCMS secretary of state to express industry frustrations and request ‘urgent needs’ are resolved to enable digital identity market in UK
Treasury will become the “new radicals” of Whitehall, taking charge of getting rid of legacy IT, making data-driven decisions and investing in data infrastructure
Salesforce's Einstein Call Coaching has moved out of pilot testing, during which a steel building manufacturer saw a 60% reduction in time spent manually analyzing customer calls.
New Relic dropped pricing for a newly unified set of IT monitoring tools, as it faces fresh competitive pressures and users adjust to cloud-native complexity.
The small town of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire is building on work before and during the pandemic to advance its modernisation agenda
Study into diversity and inclusion in the cyber security sector has found that diversity is off to a good start, but inclusion is lacking
Barclays chief says the success of home working during the Covid-19 pandemic has taught the banks lessons, one of which is that major centres like Canary Wharf will remain
Spanish court investigates claims that security company illegally recorded meetings between Julian Assange, politicians, lawyers and celebrities at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London
European Commission’s consultation will look at revisions to the eIDAS regulation, aiming to improve effectiveness and extend it to the private sector
MinIO's partnership with Veeam promises it can make Veeam Backup and Replication run at primary storage speeds while also providing immutability for backup data.
Independent evaluation looks at user experience of video functionality for courts and tribunals
Quadient urges broadband and mobile providers to focus on customer service as UK ranks connectivity as more essential than gas, banking or council services
The Uptime Institute's latest datacentre market survey reveals major outages are costing operators more to bounce back from
The Yammer redesign underscores Microsoft's renewed commitment to the social networking app after years of speculation that it would discontinue the product and focus on Teams.
More than one week later, the mysterious attacks on insecure databases on ElasticSearch, MongoDB and others have not only persisted but grown, with no explanation.
Hasura made its GraphQL platform available as a managed service, enabling organizations to connect and query different data sources using the open source GraphQL language.
Remote work trends in the private sector are getting fresh attention from U.S. lawmakers. Two hearings last week looked at aspects of this shift to flexible and full-time remote work.
Jackson Electric Cooperative expects Juniper Mist's new WAN management features to reduce the number of customer trouble tickets and simplify access to network performance data.
The EU is applying restrictive measure to six individuals and three entities accused of conducting disruptive cyber attacks in Europe, including the Russian GRU
Launch imminent for long-awaited and controversial mobile application described as ‘cherry on the cake’ of UK’s Covid-19 test and trace strategy
Next stage in national programme to pioneer new ways to take advantage of the potential of next-generation networks helping companies harness the power of 5G and boost economic productivity
Investigation into 15 July 2020 hack of a number of high-profile accounts by cryptocurrency scammers has found evidence of a targeted spearphishing incident
Sixth antitrust hearing sees CEOs of major technology companies face combative questioning from members of Congress over their market power and dominance
Amazon sees profit and revenue surge in the wake of the coronavirus, but growth of its cloud business slows as IT buyers re-prioritise investments because of pandemic
Widening Blackbaud data breach ensnares the Labour Party as the cloud software firm continues to duck questions about its behaviour
The coronavirus pandemic has “catalysed” data-driven decision making in the NHS, according to health secretary Matt Hancock, promising a future NHS that “doubles down” on technological advances
International tech education experts from 10 institutions across the world have developed an online education programme for public servants
The day after UK government announced that its long-awaited and controversial contact-tracing application would be available ‘shortly’, VMware revealed it has completed its role in the development
Parents protest over Amazon Web Services’ alleged inaction in dealing with child sexual abuse material hosted on its servers
Comms provider warns of further impact from pandemic in future quarters as a result of insolvency, slower decision-making by larger customers and lower usage across businesses
The principal product manager at Intuit talks about the company's use of machine learning, natural language processing and knowledge engineering in its new Aid Assist tool.
Latest market tracker data from IT analyst house Canalys reveals the impact the coronavirus crisis is having on cloud spending habits worldwide
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance aimed at rendering the application of machine learning to data compliant with data protection principles
S/4HANA is viewed positively by most SAP customers, according to a new survey of ASUG and DSAG members, but complexity of an S/4HANA move may be delaying implementation projects.
Digital transformation strategies are undergoing transformation in response to U.S. economic turmoil, several researchers found; other news from the week.
Users at the Dremio-sponsored Subsurface virtual conference detail data lake efforts and trends, including the emerging Apache Iceberg project, originally created by Netflix.