Threat intelligence startup Cyfirma is using virtual agents to gather intelligence on potential cyber attacks that are being coordinated in underground forums before they occur
Internet of things division of cyber security firm brings device testing and certification expertise to implementers of Amazon Voice Services in speakers, headphones, vehicles and other connected devices
Science minister Amanda Solloway will announce £32m in funding for six healthcare technology research projects, including artificial robotic muscular assistance and quantum imaging for monitoring
Speakers and panellists at the virtual AI Summit 2020 spoke about the tensions between cooperation and competition in the development of artificial intelligence
Rabobank ditched legacy backup where patching took months and restores took hours. Those times are now cut down massively and the bank has a readily available test environment
The US Department of Defense claims its re-evaluation of the controversial JEDI contract award confirms it was right to award the deal to Microsoft, but Amazon Web Services continues to disagree
HSBC is using artificial intelligence technology developed in-house to help it make sure ATMs are appropriately stocked with cash
Distributor makes two acquisitions in the space of two weeks as it continues to build its global footprint
As part of a sweep of moves to help service providers grow IoT applications, services and revenue, business connectivity solutions provider announces new gateways and brings carrier-class feature set to gigabit switch portfolio.
Data protection officers working across the UK government are finding it tough to keep up with the increased workload generated by GDPR, according to a report
Lawyers for Julian Assange say the US has introduced an 11th hour indictment against the WikiLeaks founder that provides additional grounds for his extradition
BT-owned mobile operator EE is named as having the best overall 5G availability in the UK, as well as consistently fast 5G speeds against competitors by RootMetrics’ independent, real-world network testing
Another busy week across the industry, with there being no signs of slowdown in the volume of hires
TechUK panel members say the government’s response to its digital identity consultation provides no concrete plan for moving forward
The IT chief at one of the most digitally advanced London boroughs talks to Computer Weekly about the past, present and future of tech-enabled transformation in times of crisis
US comms provider Verizon reveals details of efforts to future-proof next-generation network by developing solutions for possible security threats
To ensure the UK reaches its climate and decarbonisation goals, TechUK is calling on the government to support the emerging clean tech sector
Audiovisual player reveals the impact of the ‘biggest shock’ to the business sector but strikes an upbeat note about future prospects
The NHS and industry must have a ‘symbiotic’ relationship, says health secretary Matt Hancock as he promises to improve the environment for innovation in healthcare and announces £50m in funding for a series of healthcare AI projects
The government repeats that it won’t pay victims’ legal costs and confirms review into the scandal will not have the power to call witnesses
The former global consumer CIO at utility firm Centrica has jumped ship to join wealth management and professional services group Tilney Smith & Williamson as its chief technology officer
Comms player builds on existing relationship with North American master agent to work with the channel player to reach resellers in the UK
TikTok's data and AI tech may have applications beyond marketing. That could be why Microsoft and Oracle, two enterprise tech powerhouses, may be interested in the company.
Spanish telecommunications expert digs out deal with Cheshire-based telecoms, energy management, renewables and engineering services to provide fibre communications
The number of advertised roles in digital have increased across the UK in the summer months, according to the government’s Digital Economy Council
With the UK leading venture capital investment in net zero enterprises, Tech Nation have launched a new, government-backed scaleup programme to further develop the sector
Scottish regional and national government take the high and fast road to developing contact-tracing technology to assist in preventing further spread of Covid-19
Large traditional banks are accelerating their digital transformations as the regional fintech sector makes its presence felt
The Microsoft deal is part of Nutanix's pivot from an HCI vendor to provider of cloud software as it battles VMware and faces the same challenges as other infrastructure companies.
The leading Nordic telecommunications provider unveils a flurry of wins spanning Asia and Europe for its radio access network and core 5G technologies
Progress Software, a 40-year-old tech company, will mix Chef products into its portfolio of acquisitions, as both seek to keep up with rapid changes in IT automation.
On the second day of his extradition hearing at the Old Bailey, judge informs the WikiLeaks founder he could be removed and potentially banned from court for interrupting witnesses
Salesforce beefs up its headless e-commerce platform capabilities for enterprise retail customers with the acquisition of Mobify, a Canadian headless commerce hosting vendor.
SAP is making language for documentation, training materials and user interfaces and on websites more inclusive.
Lower prices, the buildout of 5G networks and the eventual need for device replacement could help pull global smartphone sales out of their current funk.
The government has published a national data strategy aimed at fostering innovation and increasing economic growth. It will also appoint 10 data fellows each year to work in the orbit of Number 10, and create 500 analyst jobs by 2021
US journalism historian and investigative journalist Mark Feldstein tells a UK court that use of the Espionage Act against Assange will have wide implications for the press
Microsoft’s September update contains patches for 129 common vulnerabilities and exposures, including a high number of remote code execution issues
Channel player Computacenter shares first half numbers and reveals its latest acquisition to bolster US revenues
Distributor keen to increase opportunities for fresh business opportunities, making a couple of promotions to back up that aim
Car manufacturer expands its existing third-party support contract. Savings will help fund autonomous and electric car development
Abu Dhabi government launches a specialist programming school that uses peer-to-peer teaching methods and gamification
A successful branch-based anti-fraud scheme will be expanded by banks to include online and telephone banking
There were no zero-days or public disclosures from Microsoft this month, but patches for SharePoint and Exchange should get prompt attention.
As he prepares to hand over the reins of Nutanix, CEO Dheeraj Pandey said the vendor's next big question is, 'How will HCI morph in this world of hyperscalers?'
Technology firms are set to play a larger role in UK’s post-Covid economy and are being encouraged to expand overseas after a strong year for digital exports
Huawei publishes research showing the huge potential financial cost of removing its 5G products and services from the UK’s next generation
Distributor Exertis is increasing funds for audiovisual product and services resellers as a sign of support against a backdrop of Covid-19
UK’s first commercial standalone 5G network to offer students at Coventry University virtual reality seminars with interactive remote learning
Intel's Patch Tuesday featured four security advisories, including a critical flaw in Active Management Technology that could allow an attacker privilege escalation.
Zerto reduced Horizon Bancorp's recovery times and improved reporting for auditors. Zerto's cloud-to-cloud replication also helps as Horizon increases its cloud usage.
A new technology procurement platform will help all 33 local councils in London diversify their IT supplier portfolios
A new Red Hat marketplace is a one-stop shop for 50 OpenShift-certified applications that can operate like cloud services.
Innovation has become easier than before, with the most innovative organisations expecting to recover from the impact of the pandemic in less than six months, new Microsoft-commissioned study finds
The CIO of Swedish retail giant ICA Gruppen, Maria Lundberg, who is overseeing the digitisation of four retail sectors, tells Computer Weekly about the challenges of providing shared IT services for localised needs
Trevor Timm, co-founder of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, tells a court that if the US prosecutes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, every reporter who receives a secret document will be criminalised
5G Automotive Association pinpoints harmonised use of the 5855-5925 MHz band as key for mass adoption of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) services and to boost overall international digital traffic ecosystem
New generation Fibre Channel doubles performance to 64Gbps with switches and HBAs now available. But what future for Fibre Channel with NVMe-over-fabrics hitting the datacentre?
A £500,000 funding pot from the government aims to help support small and mid-sized healthcare firms during the pandemic
A number of internal systems at cloud and datacentre firm Equinix have been affected by a ransomware attack
Despite limited 4G penetration, so-called developing nations get on board with 5G faster than developed markets
Edinburgh council extends an outsourcing agreement with CGI as it steps up its smart city programme
£153m of investment has been raised by Lorca cohort companies in just two years, almost four times the original target
While there have been no major cyberattacks this election season, threat actors are waging disinformation campaigns around hot-button issues like mail-in ballots.
Digital Realty-owned European colocation player Interxion is expanding into Southeast Europe with the acquisition of Croatian services provider Altus IT, and is also expanding its presence in Spain
With the deadline for the government-backed coronavirus loan scheme looming, efforts are being made to try to get those small firms looking for financial aid logged onto the system
Synergy Research Group hails continued, growing demand for datacentre hardware and software from hyperscalers for keeping market buoyant during pandemic
Security player SentinelOne has seen its efforts to expand distribution and increase support for partners pay off in the revenue numbers
As it disentangles the Aspire contract, HMRC has been working directly with key IT suppliers, with this latest agreement providing managed desktop IT
Irish privacy watchdog orders Facebook to suspend transfers of European citizens’ data to the US after Schrems II ruling that Europeans have no effective way to challenge American government surveillance
Mobile users north of the border get opportunity denied to those in England and Wales – namely the use of a widely available smartphone app designed to prevent the spread of Covid-19
Commvault split off the disaster recovery capabilities from its Complete Data Protection into a separate product and added automation and recovery validation functions.
Second interim 2020 update to UK comms regulator’s examination of connectivity shows fibre and superfast broadband proliferate since March as millions remain at home to work, learn and be entertained during the pandemic
As Episerver evolves into a digital experience platform under new leadership, the company adds native A/B testing functionality by acquiring Optimizely.
Slack executives tout Slack Connect as a source of additional revenue over the next four months. The collaboration company reported this week slowing revenue growth.
Open security will facilitate the interoperability and capabilities of cyber security tools while alleviating vendor lock-in for enterprises, says IBM
The business secretary has announced £300 million of funding for virtual assistants, augmented reality and digital supply chain innovations
BlackBerry seeks to capitalise on growing demand for its AtHoc crisis communications system by rolling out locally hosted instances to European datacentres
With the critical US 2020 presidential election looming, Russian-state backed hackers are once again after organisations directly involved in political elections, launching thousands of targeted attacks
Santander is doubling the amount of money it invests in fintech startups after the success of its funding arm, which was established in 2014
Latest enhancements to Zoom security make it easier for organisations to protect users and prevent breaches and unauthorised meeting access
The travel industry is failing to take the data security of its customers seriously, according to a Which? investigation
£65m in funding will be used to develop electric batteries, robotics and advanced healthcare treatments
The Law Commission wants to change the criminal law around communications offences to better protect victims from harmful online behaviour
Enhancements to Insight Advisor, an AI-powered chatbot that helps users make decisions based on their data, are at the core of the latest update from Qlik.
Here is the story behind why Kaminario changed its name to Silk and launched the Silk Cloud Data Platform that builds on Kaminario storage stack and runs in Google cloud.
Nutanix has replaced its partner programme with a paired-down version that rewards competencies over deal volume
Small Business Digital Maturity research finds nearly three-quarters of global small businesses surveyed are accelerating their digitisation rates to address Covid-19 challenges and respond faster to the new normal of remote working
After a catalogue of delays, missteps and a complete technological volte-face, UK government finally pencils in the date its contact-tracing app will become available nationally
Many MSPs already offer hosted services in some form, but the pandemic has shown that the future is going to involve even more cloud
The government appears to be heeding warnings about the readiness of the Smart Freight border IT system, as the January 2021 Brexit transition deadline looms large
Facebook’s legal action against the Data Protection Commission will attempt to preserve the company’s ability to transfer European citizens’ data to the US despite its lower privacy protections
As healthcare systems began to bring patients back in for elective procedures, they encountered new challenges and cumbersome processes. EHR vendor Epic helped ease that burden.
Organizations must grapple with the fact that the 2020s could see a range of disruptive events. Digital technologies can help businesses to roll with the punches.
Mega's Hopex upgrade adds IT Business Management, Information Architecture and Risk Management features designed to help users keep their technology in line with business goals.
Video conferencing company Zoom has introduced two-factor authentication, a feature already available in competing products from Cisco and Microsoft.
As Git and GitHub gain momentum with a majority of developers, Oracle has moved the OpenJDK repository to the Git source code management system and GitHub hosting platform.