Implementing zero-trust security is not an easy feat, but enterprises can still get it right if they approach it from a process perspective and get a handle on their infrastructure footprint
Cabinet Office’s Border and Protocol Delivery Group provides further clarity on the readiness of the UK’s post-Brexit border IT systems
Data stolen from prominent German software company by Clop ransomware gang appears on the dark web
New carrier agreement with conferencing provider Zoom designed to allow BT to offer a managed service with integrated networking to ensure optimal user experiences
Charity calls on government to do more to level up digital skills as it warns that tougher regional lockdowns in the Midlands and the North will hit digitally excluded people the hardest
Blockchain could provide major economic benefits by being used to track and trace products and services
Pressure is increasing to demonstrate to customers that cost savings can be realised quickly, according to the GSI leader at Nutanix UK
Security skills campaign advert depicting a ballet dancer comes in for criticism as the arts sector struggles in the pandemic
Clothes retailer H&M has signed a hosting deal, covering all of Northern Europe, with green datacentre operators EcoDataCenter, as its sustainability push continues apace
Spooks are once again calling for the tech industry to break end-to-end encryption in messaging platforms
Coalition led by Microsoft obtained a court order enabling them to take down the infamous Trickbot botnet’s back-end server infrastructure
Metallic Cloud Storage Service lets customers use Azure cloud as a backup target for Commvault backup software and HyperScale X, but as a fully managed service through Commvault.
Research from leading global telecommunications technology provider finds that despite the economic challenges of Covid-19, a global boom in 5G investment will see 71% of companies invest in it over the next five years
Industry analyst predicts rapid expansion for open radio access network over the next six years
Challenger banks works with fintech to support its anti-money laundering efforts
The addition of container back-up options will give channel partners a wider solution to pitch, according to Veeam’s CTO
CISA issued an alert stating those government networks that were targeted by the APT were close to election systems and the activity may pose some risk to those systems.
Staff cuts and using IT to drive optimisation are short-term measures and businesses need to reskill their workforce, says Microsoft
Singapore’s DBS Bank has signed a seven-year deal with IBM to run and modernise mission-critical applications on z15 mainframes
Supplier will host 13 HMRC applications on its virtual managed environment platform, following its role as an incumbent provider to the department under two different contracts
Working with distribution and resellers rather than opting to go single-tier or direct is the best go-to-market strategy for vendors
Services to residents of the London borough of Hackney are being disrupted by a cyber attack
Inaugural datacentre market report by property consultancy Knight Frank highlights rise of secondary datacentre hubs across Europe, as Covid-19 prompts surge in demand for work and leisure-related cloud services
CompTIA has shone the spotlight on how Covid-19 has changed the industry as it starts its EMEA partner event
Government minister met with former subpostmaster online in an attempt to get victims of the Post Office Horizon scandal involved in government review
Following the news that a technical glitch caused 16,000 coronavirus cases to go unreported, the GMB Union has called for Test and Trace chair Dido Harding to quit
Software suppliers are often distributing their products on virtual appliances that contain known vulnerabilities or are running outdated or unsupported operating systems, according to a report
The latest Global Interconnection Index survey from colocation giant Equinix highlights ripple effect of Covid-19 on connectivity growth patterns
Leading Taiwanese mobile operator becomes first in its country to deploy 5G non-standalone network powered by Nokia radio technology
IT pros should lean on Mac users to protect corporate networks against exploiters of the Apple T2 chip vulnerability. Hard drive encryption will also help defend against attackers.
Moogsoft's relationship with Optimiz, a partner based in Toronto, expands the company's IT channel relationships in the growing AIOps market.
Quobyte tempts developers and app owners with a free version of its distributed parallel file system software, hoping they will convince their IT admins to buy fully supported editions.
Survey finds almost of half of UK IT leaders in the UK are already actively using Edge technologies to deliver new outcomes and business value, but 87% of ITDMs are missing key skills to unlock the value of data
Arrival of 5G-enabled iPhones, particularly in Europe and North America, along with momentum in China, to push worldwide 5G connections to 3.6 billion by 2025
While Looker revealed no new integrations with Google, a mobile app and additional tools for developers highlight the new features the BI vendor unveiled during its virtual user conference.
Upsolver enhanced its data preparation platform to transform data lake content into a data lakehouse structure that enables data queries and analysis.
A court order allowed Microsoft and several partners to take down the Trickbot botnet, which is commonly used to deploy ransomware, but it's unclear how long the impact will last.
Cloud-based deployment speeds up scalability and provides integration with Salesforce and e-commerce systems
ServiceNow introduces Azure-linked offering to cater to the needs of organisations in regulated industries that have strict data sovereignty and security requirements
Global colocation giant makes good on its promise to publish first sustainability report into its operations, which contains commitments to curb the amount of water its facilities consume locally
Smaller October Patch Tuesday update includes fixes for critical bugs in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019
SAP released a customer data platform, following its CX platform competitors Microsoft, Salesforce, Adobe and Oracle. The SAP CDP extends outside of the common marketing use case.
Even as its growth exceeds earlier expectations, the global 5G market gets rocket fuel with the long-awaited launch of the 5G-compatible iPhone 12
Online bank blames misuse of user data on human error as Information Commissioner’s Office weighs in
One-off evidence sessions to follow up on the recommendations of the House of Lords AI Committee revisit the data and ethics debate
Digital Realty-owned colocation giant Interxion is continuing to build out its European datacentre footprint, having acquired a parcel of land in Vienna to expand its Austrian server farm footprint
NHS England is calling on software suppliers for advice concerning the feasibility of moving and integrating its ERP systems in cloud infrastructure
Cohesity has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud provider and plans to launch all its data protection and management products on the cloud platform, starting with DataProtect.
The number of security updates from Microsoft dips below the average of the previous several months, but a TCP/IP bug looms large for administrators.
Internet domains related to the US presidential election are 56% more likely to be malicious than regular ones
Cloud ERP specialist has seen partner numbers increase in the 18 months since it launched its latest channel programme
Global study by visualisation and collaboration technology provider says employees worldwide are desperate to get back to the office and want their employers to invest in a tech-driven environment
Telco giant Nokia is pursuing a cloud-first strategy that will see it shutter datacentres across the globe in a bid to cut costs and boost innovation
Unions have urged the UK government to leverage its position as a client of Amazon to improve conditions for workers
Qubole joins the Idera Inc. group of software companies, bringing data pipeline capabilities into the group to target customers that need more cloud data storage.
HashiCorp revealed its first new open source project in five years this week: a cloud security framework for access control called Boundary.
Reform report urges adoption of new policies in the next version of the UK’s National Cyber Security Strategy
Indonesian e-commerce giant Tokopedia has improved incident management and developer productivity using a cloud-based incident management tool
Services remain disrupted two days after council was hit by a serious incident, as residents are warned to be on their guard
The Post Office is focusing urgently on fixing an IT error suffered by a subpostmaster amid the ongoing IT scandal
IBM has placed its biggest bet yet on hybrid cloud, by setting outs plans to hive off its managed infrastructure services arm, so it can throw its full weight behind tapping into the enterprise's demand for off-premise services
Cisco survey shows flexible future for work, with three-quarters of UK office workers wanting to choose whether to work from home or office, and manage their hours
Regulators should take a best-practice approach to the use of emerging technologies but need to be aware of the challenges, according to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Irish software developer NearForm adds Channel Island to its list of customers for mobile proximity app technology
MPs told that multiple regulators will be needed to govern the ever-growing use of algorithmic systems in all areas of the economy and public sector
Sharp UK, Barracuda MSP and Toshiba Tec, and Cherwell are all taking steps to enhance their offerings and positions in the managed services market
The Druva Cloud Platform now features NAS support that can automatically tier to cold storage and exclude data that doesn't need protection, cutting down on costs.
The NCA has revealed six men were arrested in the UK as part of an international investigation into a money laundering network which handled transactions for some of the world’s most prolific cyber criminal groups
Researchers from 20 healthcare institutions built an AI model to predict the supplemental oxygen needs for COVID-19 patients. And they did so without ever sharing patient data.
Zerto Data Protection uses the same CDP tech found in Zerto Enterprise Cloud Edition to deliver low-RTO backups. Zerto 8.5 also added backup-related features.
The use of contingent employees is increasing, Gartner said, and with it an interest from HR departments for better control over the contingent worker experience.
Red Hat previewed new ties between its Ansible Automation Platform and OpenShift Kubernetes within its Advanced Cluster Management tool, as container platform competition intensifies.
More powerful server hardware is coming to the Exadata database service, bringing increased scalability and throughput for Oracle's database and analytics workloads.
New application programming interfaces to help app designers build embedded BI apps are among more than 25 new features in the latest update of the Yellowfin analytics platform.
A new object captioning AI model from Microsoft strengthens the tech giant's accessibility services, which the vendor has championed for years.
HashiCorp launched another new open source project this week, this time a continuous delivery utility called Waypoint, which IT pros hope will simplify DevOps deployments.
Zoom plans to introduce by the end of the year nearly three dozen third-party extensions to its video conferencing platform. Zoom will offer the apps in its marketplace.
Services Australia and Capgemini have developed an AI engine to classify and extract information from claim documents in a pilot project
The Spanish National Court in Madrid is to hear evidence from information security expert Andy Müller-Maguhn and two lawyers who were subject to ‘illegal surveillance’ of their meetings with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London
The distributor is continuing to develop its services options for resellers in an area of the market that is gaining more attention
Toyota and Mazda to use connected car capabilities for improved customer experience in connected car platform covering 63 European territories
While large firms mull massive investment to return to offices, over a quarter of European small business workers would switch jobs to somewhere better equipped for remote working
Welsh Community Care Information System roll-out, originally due in 2018, is taking longer and costing more than expected, and the prospect of a full take-up among local organisations is still uncertain
Government research has been published to enable evidence-based recommendations on emerging technology with greatest impact
National Audit Office report says government’s target to roll out faster gigabit coverage nationwide by 2025 will be difficult to achieve for the hardest-to-reach premises
Information Commissioner’s Office levies fine of £20m on British Airways for failing to protect the personal data of hundreds of thousands of passengers – a vast reduction on the initial £183m penalty
Unit4 said people-focused companies need people-centric ERP platforms. Unit4 ERPx, due out in March, aims to be just that.
Penalties for underperformance were not included in NHS contact-tracing contracts with Serco and Sitel, it has emerged from questions to the Department of Health by Conservative MP David Davis
Government wants to ensure access to physical currency by consumers at retailers of all sizes
Storage player has shared the implications for its partners from the strategic collaboration it has announced with the cloud giant
IBM is partnering with a group of historically Black colleges and universities to set up a quantum computing center in hopes of attracting Black students to the field.
Studies from Forrester Research, Centrify and AppDirect substantiate the trend of enterprises ramping up their digital transformation initiatives; other IT channel news.
U.S. carriers are years away from delivering reliable 5G service nationwide, so the supporting technology in the iPhone 12 is not a reason to buy Apple's latest smartphone.
A report by New York State's Department of Financial Services found that hackers breached Twitter's network by posing as IT support and obtaining credentials through vishing.
Mastercard data exec highlights the foundational role of enterprise data governance during the pandemic era with more people working from home and new demands on businesses.