UK’s national cyber agency says it has already had hundreds of entrants in spite of the challenges presented by the pandemic
Investment scams topped the list of scams, which grew by 23.1% in 2020 as criminals exploited human psychology using social engineering
When looking into the language of its job adverts, telecoms firm Openreach found that half of female candidates were put off if the language of a job posting was too unconsciously male
One of the UK’s largest UK rural connectivity providers wins £4.5m project to provide ultrafast full-fibre broadband to rural and hard-to-reach areas of Cheshire
Demand for specialist software engineers and people with skills in AI have risen, according to professional network LinkedIn
Fibre altnet looks to address growing problem of the digital divide and ensure continuity of education in UK capital
Each year, Computer Weekly launches its annual search for the most influential people in UK IT, where the tech industry nominates who it thinks should be in the top 50 – here is the longlist for 2021
Datacentre specialist Keysource starts fresh chapter with financial backing that can support a buy-and-build strategy
Nottinghamshire Council is seeking to expand Granicus integrations after success in using its communications services to keep citizens informed during pandemic
Full-fibre broadband provider helps to address issues facing UK schoolchildren in digital poverty who lack a reliable Internet connection for home learning
IT services, consulting and business solutions provider employed to help UK operator configure and maintain its next-generation mobile network and ensure first time right network operations
The Ministry of Defence reported more than five hundred data security incidents in 2019-20, with seven serious enough to warrant disclosure to the ICO
Another busy week in HR departments across the industry with some significant channel appointments being made
Monetary Authority of Singapore revises its technology risk management guidelines to help the financial sector guard against supply chain attacks
Leading UK manufacturing business and partners trial 5G to pioneer productivity improvements and drive recovery in key sector hit hard by Covid
Malicious actors manipulated stolen Covid-19 data in a way clearly intended to damage public trust in vaccines, says the EMA
Small companies risk losing £10,000 a year, and enterprises as much as £520,000, to cyber criminals as click fraud volumes spike
Telecoms giant announces that data charges for government-backed academy will be removed
European regulators imposed almost €160m worth of fines during the past 12 months, a substantial rise
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau says it has achieved improved transparency with the public, as well as saving 3,500 staff hours and £100,000
The governor of New Zealand’s central bank said the organisation must answer questions about its security following a ‘significant’ attack
Annual survey of IT leaders finds network security is of prime concern as most companies continue with work-from-home policies
The inability of teams to see a single version of the truth is leading to a lot of time wasting among IT departments and businesses
Alteryx and a rising cloud data warehouse vendor unveiled a new partnership that will enable joint customers to more easily and inexpensively prepare data for analytics.
Channel urged to make sure customers are not left using inadequate products that they acquired in March last year to get them through the pandemic
Analyst house Canalys forecasts another decent year ahead for those set to can help customers fend off cyber attacks
Everbridge CTO Imad Mouline discusses how the coronavirus pandemic changed his company and businesses around the world, plus how organizations can improve crisis management.
SAP shuffles the executive ranks again as head of SAP customer success Adaire Fox-Martin leaves and ex-Microsoft Azure leader Julia White joins to head the SAP marketing organization
Though the FBI vishing warning references attacks that began in December 2019, the alert is reminiscent of the Twitter social engineering attacks that took place last July.
Google released AI products for online retailers as the tech giant increases its focus on industry verticals. The new products are designed for small and large retailers.
As part of an aggressive growth strategy, MDR services vendor Huntress Labs purchased endpoint detection and response technology from security startup Level Effect.
China beckons and Mendix answers the call to bring its low-code application development system to meet the digital transformation needs of Chinese developers.
At the digital CES 2021 event, privacy leaders at Google, Twitter and Amazon said the time is right for a data privacy law.
Malwarebytes, which is not a SolarWinds customer, confirmed that nation-state actors used an entirely different vector to breach the antimalware vendor and access internal emails.
The nation state group that attacked SolarWinds in December got inside Malwarebytes by exploiting privileged access to its Microsoft Office 365 tenant, the firm reveals
Research finds C-suite executives and business leaders will primarily split their workforces between on-site and remote work, with markedly small numbers looking to adopt exclusive on-site or remote working practices
Global telco claims significant reinforcement of connectivity and resilience on what it says is the most important submarine route in the world, with two next-generation transatlantic submarine cables
LA-based Jerde Partnership replaced on-premise storage and backup with Nasuni hybrid cloud NAS gateways to provide seamless access across timezones to project files
Analyst sets out potential winning strategy for telcos in entertainment sector with 5G, multi-access edge computing and network slicing, as well as virtualisation and cloud
A report by the Public Accounts Committee confirms HMRC is spending too much money on patching legacy IT systems, and needs to prioritise investing in the modernisation of its digital estate
Distributor issues end-of-year trading update indicating that its second half was strong and its pipeline is looking healthy going forward
Bank announces branch closures as it reshapes its network for the digital age
Four more subpostmasters are to have their appeals against criminal convictions heard in the appeal courts
Networking player believes its message is a good one for channel partners to take out to customers drawing up future strategies
Study finds vast majority of workers feel employers are not fully prepared to support the longer-term move to a hybrid workforce, prompting a need for organisations to plan their ‘future workplace’ better
Citrix announced it will acquire Wrike for $2.25 billion, a move aimed at bringing project management features to the Citrix Workspace offering.
Acquiring five providers specializing in cloud-based consulting and managed services since November, IBM wants to make it easier for users to move workloads across multiple clouds.
The new tool, dubbed Azure AD Investigator, will help audit Microsoft 365 environments for techniques used by the nation-state actors behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
An enterprise data integration vendor is building out its suite of data connectors with updates for organizations to create data pipelines for business processes and analytics.
Global comms tech provider teams with Saudi Arabian telco to pilot world’s first 4G and 5G fixed wireless access network slicing on a live commercial network
Berlin-based record label and music publisher BMG is drawing on Google Cloud to revamp its infrastructure to accommodate the music industry's continued shift towards streaming
Think-tank says Covid-19 has shown the importance of a ‘digitally enabled’ public sector, but there is still a long way to go to realise the full potential of technology
NHS body’s digital strategy aims to change culture, practices and processes to create an environment where people can do their best
Even cyber criminals need to pay attention to their information security posture, as this cautionary tale uncovered by Check Point reveals
With crowds slowly returning to outdoor venues in Australia after lockdown, comms tech provider and leading local operator deliver gigabit wireless in-stadium connectivity
Tony Porter speaks to Computer Weekly about the changes in facial-recognition during his time as surveillance camera commissioner, the ethics of using the technology, and his new role as chief privacy officer at Corsight AI
Security firm Sectigo is stepping up its channel support with a programme and portal designed to provide more access to training and marketing
Major players from the world of public cloud and colocation have joined forces with trade associations from across the continent to create a climate neutral datacentre industry by 2030
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Security professionals are ever alert to the threats they face, but some still seem to think it is unlikely they will be attacked
Cloud contact center vendors that compete with Amazon Connect for customers will push AWS AI-powered intelligent search, speech recognition and language processing services.
President Joe Biden has revoked an executive order from former President Donald Trump that discouraged federal agencies and government contractors from conducting DEI training.
HKS allows Hitachi Unified Compute Systems systems to directly manage file volumes and objects on clustered Kubernetes nodes. Hitachi acquired the software code from Containership.
Devices handed out by the government to support vulnerable children contain malware that appears to be contacting C2 infrastructure in Russia
Cambridge-based startup Satavia is tapping into the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform to help aviation industry minimise the impact its activities have on the environment
Suppliers are being invited to tender for enhanced cyber security capabilities at ransomware victim Hackney Council
Human rights groups set to take legal challenge against immigration exemption to Court of Appeal on the basis that everyone, regardless of their nationality or residence, should have their fundamental rights and freedoms protected as stated in the GDPR
The COVID-19 pandemic's influence on IT spending will continue into 2021, as organizations bolster security, accelerate cloud adoption and implement robotic process automation.
Kyligence is advancing the Apache Kylin project with a cloud-native offering that can help organizations more efficiently execute and manage data queries against large data sets.
Lacework has a fresh $525 million to help develop its machine learning-driven DevSecOps product, which integrates into CI/CD pipelines. CEO Dan Hubbard reveals his expansion plans.
Acquia adds cloud e-commerce to its expanding digital experience platform via tight integrations with Lucidworks' AI-assisted product recommendation engine and Commercetools' headless commerce.
The growing demand for IT pros to support digital transformation projects has not translated to higher salaries across the board, survey finds
2016 startup MinIO reckons it has first mover advantage as a container-native platform that provides private/cloud object storage in and orchestrated by Kubernetes
Channel player issues trading update that adds to a growing list of evidence that H2 and the last few months of last year were robust for the channel
Google’s threat to end its Australian Search operation comes in the face of new legislation that would force it to pay media publishers for news content
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is resisting extortion demands from a ransomware gang, but has suffered a data leak in retaliation
Continued momentum revealed for fixed wireless access as analyst sees such services using 5G technology capable of supporting gigabit speeds, creating huge potential to compete with existing fixed broadband services
The first few weeks of this year have come on the back of a solid Q4, but it is still difficult to get stocks in some hardware product categories
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office was criticised for ending its investigation into alleged malpractice in advertising technology, but has now resumed its probe
Contactless cards payments accounted for around 90% of card payments in the UK in 2020
New software-defined network services designed to enable secure collaboration and support digital transformation of network supporting Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
While collaboration with its parent company is prominent in Looker's plans, so are investments in analytics capabilities including embedded BI and natural language processing.
Otter.ai provides captioning, live transcription and recording options in Google Meet. The features match those in Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
Telco targets digital households and small businesses with new mobile router for use cases including support for video calling, streaming and online learning
M&A activity remains hot in the IT services sector -- with Cognizant, McKinsey, Accenture and IBM revealing new acquisitions over the last 10 days; more IT channel news.
Reporting its sharpest decline in five years, IBM revenues for 2020 dove 5%. CEO Arvind Krishna highlights opportunities and vows to run IBM differently in 2021.
Microsoft has labeled developers the 'digital first responders' in the enterprise and is telling coders to prepare for application development oriented around remote work.
The diversity, equity and inclusion tools market is going mainstream, giving HR buyers more options than ever before. But due diligence is needed.
An AWS Transit Gateway failure led to Slack being down for nearly five hours earlier this month. The companies said they made changes to prevent such outages in the future.
The Korean manufacturer plans to ship large quantities of the 14-inch 90 Hz display by the end of the quarter. Potential buyers include Lenovo and other global IT companies.