Uber did not take reasonable steps to protect Australians’ personal information from unauthorised access, says Australia’s national privacy watchdog
The user names and passwords of Tokyo 2020 ticket holders and event volunteers were reportedly compromised, but government official claims the data leak was not large
The government’s ability to make well-informed decisions during the pandemic has been ‘hampered’ by data and legacy IT issues, Public Accounts Committee report finds
Showcasing what it believes will be features required in anticipated 5G mmWave roll-outs in China, mobile comms tech provider unveils mmWave capabilities for global expansion with support for 200MHz carrier bandwidth
Box's $55 million acquisition of SignRequest in February yields a native digital signatures feature for Box Business and Enterprise cloud content management users.
Logicalis lead the way with announcements about changing its corporate structure, but there are also moves at Cellhire, Uberall and Noname Security
Initiative’s free ransomware decryption tools have been used by more than six million people since 2016
Using new, lesser-known or otherwise uncommon programming languages to code new malwares can help skirt cyber defences
Firm continues to innovate and react to user calls for more options with its IA-Cloud platform
New research by Gartner analyst Wam Voster warns that while attacks in the IT world can lead to loss of information, attacks in the OT world can lead to loss of life.
Coveware CEO Bill Siegel said that the efficacy of using data leak threats to obtain ransomware payments has gone down because 'you don't get anything in return when you pay.'
Operator says 5G-based wireless internet could deliver gigabit broadband access to rural areas more quickly and cheaply than with standard fixed-line technology
As part of plans to make the UK a global innovation hub by 2035, as set out in its innovation strategy, the UK government is pumping £22.2m into the media.cymru programme
IBM’s fully homomorphic encryption technology lets enterprises apply analytics and machine learning to encrypted data without compromising data privacy
Insurance company repurposed office-based PCs with IGEL OS to provide 4,500 users with remote desktop access
Dublin-based cyber centre will oversee the security of TikTok’s users across Europe
US members of Congress have called for an investigation into NSO Group, the spyware supplier at the centre of a massive surveillance scandal
Money will be used to create five digital manufacturing research centres, a digital supply chain innovation hub and to fund 37 industry projects
NHS trust deploys an integrated sexual health self-service system, digitally triaging patients and aiming to drive proactive intervention
Recycling and data management player delivers strong H1 and talks of adding to the four deals it has already struck in 2021
Leading 5G infrastructure technology provider selected by newly merged UK operator to deploy its cloud-native, container-based, dual-mode 5G standalone core to pave the way to deliver connectivity to enable what are claimed to be the ‘most advanced’ enterprise applications and services
Financial gaming platform designed to educate the increasing number of amateur traders
Nine vulnerabilities in three popular open source SMB tools were cleaned up within 24 hours after Rapid7 reported the flaws to their development teams.
Globally, total international bandwidth more than quadrupled between 2016 and 2020 to exceed 2Pbps, report shows
Research from Quocirca reveals increasing use of cloud marketplaces while Konica Minolta charts increasing SME move towards digitisation
Study covering first full year of lockdown reveals how millions of home-workers and home-schoolers experienced internet outages when they would usually have been at their workplaces or in school
Among the new features in the open source Cassandra database update are virtual tables that help operators improve performance and optimize operations.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has ended its involvement in a dispute between a data breach whistleblower and NatWest bank
With travel restrictions around the world being slowly phased out, analyst predicts 4,500% growth in 5G roaming subscribers over the next five years
OpenText customers get a natively integrated runtime CDP to drive marketing personalization and other customer interactions; AI content security features debut.
DataRobot continues to pursue its growth-by- acquisition strategy by buying MLOps vendor Algorithmia in a bid to become a full-service machine learning platform provider.
Cloud Foundry platform users want an on-ramp to Kubernetes, but the community is still sorting through how to create a unified developer experience.
Bringing mainframes deeper into the hybrid cloud mix, IBM delivered an updated version of z/OS that makes it easier for IT pros to modernize applications and improve security.
Datadobi's 5.12 update unites software under a single engine and adds SMB file transfer support, as the company looks to evolve next year.
Last year, Workday officials acknowledged that its Black employee community was underrepresented. Employee survey data suggests it has since made improvements.
Microsoft’s Dynamics business has benefited from enterprises automating business processes and the connectivity with Teams
In addition to outlining the potential of adding multi billions to the value of the UK manufacturing industry by the end of the decade, the UK operator recommends support for manufacturers to invest in 5G mobile private networks, and the creation of 5G test and innovation centres
Energy savings of nearly 80% can be achieved by running business applications in the cloud rather than on-premise infrastructure, study finds
New digital information hub for Glasgow business to help organisations keep secure both physically and online ahead of major climate change summit
HM Courts and Tribunals Service report reveals that computer error wrongly assigned guilty pleas to more than 5,000 defendants
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Google reported second-quarter revenues of $61.9bn driven by spending on ads, but the company’s CEO sees the business moving into new areas
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is replacing an Excel-based system for grant applications with a data management system built by Aiimi
Distributor will add more technical experts to back up strong sales and increasing channel demand
Global tech giant continues storming the consumer electronics industry, reporting record revenues for its June quarter featuring double-digit growth in each of its product categories and significant improvements in its services segment
The most frequently exploited CVEs of the year so far are to be found in perimeter and network access devices, according to a joint advisory from the NCSC and partners
Aiming to gain a deeper understanding of user perspectives on 5G, including adoption plans and implementation obstacles, research from IoT and wireless solutions provider claims to have found alarming lack of purpose to explore next-gen networks
Numerous vendors specializing in distributed storage and other distributed services look to expand userbases and find new appeal for enterprise customers.
'Data wrangling' is a term that Trifacta assigns to data preparation, but there is more than that to the concept as part of the vendor's Data Engineering Cloud platform.
Nice acquires ContactEngine conversational AI technology to support customer self-service and live agent conversations across multiple digital channels.
Although connections are being made between ransomware groups REvil and BlackMatter, the jury is still out on whether they have threat actors in common.
Attackers chased the headlines in 2020, going after the most publicized vulnerabilities in Citrix, Pulse Secure and Fortinet products, according to the U.S. government.
Teradici would provide HP with technology to help customers bolster the performance of their virtual desktops. HP expects to close the deal this year.
Around half of adults in England – approximately 20 million people – remain unaware of the scope of the NHS GPDPR programme, prompting calls for a public education campaign
Tech giant and US operator announce C-band trial that they say paves the way for a more programmable, efficient and scalable 5G network
Live footages of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are being supplied to broadcasters through the public cloud for the first time
Campaign groups Privacy International and Liberty are gearing up to bring further legal action after a court found that UK spy agencies unlawfully collected phone and internet records
The Babuk ransomware operation backed away from encrypting its victims’ files, and technical difficulties may be to blame, reports McAfee
The Home Office is the latest ministerial department to be hit with a multimillion-pound tax demand from HMRC after errors were discovered in its implementation of the IR35 rules
UK incumbent telco sees profits and revenues fall, but increases capital investments in next-generation wireless and extends Microsoft strategic partnership
Independent Networks Cooperative Association enjoys membership boom as altnets build momentum in UK and take on comms big guns in dash for fibre to the home and premises
Newly merged operator announces FTTP upgrade of fixed network starting this year with completion in 2028, taking advantage of what it says is efficient fibre deployment with ‘value accretive roll-out economics’
Linkerd joins the likes of Kubernetes, Prometheus and Envoy as a graduated project within CNCF and lays out a fresh roadmap for the coming year.
Government and businesses are struggling with cybersecurity recruiting because of a skills shortage. The federal government's problem is made worse by bad branding.
Zerto 9 rolls out immutability for Amazon S3 and rapid VM recovery as anti-ransomware measures, and expands the platform's automation and long-term retention capabilities.
In its second-quarter threat report, Kaspersky Lab found a rise in the use of exploits and zero-day vulnerabilities, several of which were traced to a single threat actor.
The four-day workweek could become law under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Mark Takano. It would require firms to pay overtime to hourly employees working more than 32 hours.
With its latest update, Couchbase introduced features that bring the equivalent of tables and schema to its database to reduce friction for those moving from a relational database.
Technical debt is limiting seven in 10 companies in their capacity to innovate, according to a global study
Help to Grow: Digital scheme aims to help small businesses access productivity-enhancing software, and suppliers are now encouraged to register as approved suppliers
Amazon’s revenue growth rate hits a post-pandemic speed bump, as the lifting of lockdown restrictions in various countries sees fewer people shopping online
Channel companies have put a premium on cybersecurity services in 2021. The latest round of market activity features Deloitte and Epiphany Systems; other news.
TechUK wants datacentre operators to be allowed to run their own "test and release" protocols for Covid-negative workers that have been told to self-isolate by NHS Track and Trace
The future is arriving fast in the broadband industry in developed nations, as OECD research finds fibre deployment is gaining traction at the expense of traditional copper-wire connections in a post-Covid environment
Community-focused altnet adds 100,000 London homes passed in six months to drive the growing reach of its full-fibre network
Analyst finds global consumers around the world continue to show the need for mobile devices, and a particular increasing willingness to buy 5G devices as price points go down
Key retail sector must respond quickly to new post-pandemic digital-first demands and consumer behaviours to regain competitive edge, says study
A parliamentary “super committee” made up of MPs and lords has been established to scrutinise government online harms approach
Storage customers such as the German data processing service center GWDG have started to think about how they can archive data forever. It's challenging and complex, but possible.
Gartner and IDC expect price hikes for Windows PCs to come soon because of the global chip crisis. An IDC analyst said prices could rise more than 15%.
Cornell's Robert Hockett said the FTC's recent decision to rescind a 1995 policy could help prevent bad mergers, as scrutiny of big tech acquisitions ramps up.