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12/08/2017 03:30 PM
Code First Girls aims to teach 20,000 girls to code by 2020
Social enterprise Code First: Girls has launched a campaign with the aim of teaching 20,000 young women to code by 2020

12/08/2017 01:22 PM
Santander UK recruits digital banking expert from Barclays
Santander UK has poached Michael Harte from Barclays to drive digital transformation

12/08/2017 12:45 PM
Paul Coby to step down as John Lewis CIO
CIO of retailer John Lewis, Paul Coby, has announced he will be stepping down from his role in 2018, after almost seven years

12/08/2017 12:08 PM
Forging a new identity: IT underpins Openreach’s independence
Openreach chief technology and information officer Mark Lam discusses how IT is helping to forge a new and distinct identity for the network infrastructure business as it leaves the wider BT Group

12/08/2017 11:32 AM
Second GCHQ Cyber Accelerator kicks off
Nine cyber security firms have been chosen to take part in the second GCHQ Cyber Accelerator, which is aimed at helping UK startups take the lead in producing the next generation of cyber security systems

12/08/2017 11:00 AM
Staffordshire University goes all-in on Microsoft Azure for digital transformation
Andrew Proctor, director of digital services at Staffordshire University, describes how ditching its datacentres and moving to the Microsoft Azure public cloud has set the organisation on the path to digital transformation

12/08/2017 10:15 AM
Enterprise-focused startups on the rise in Nordics
Tech startups focused on the enterprise sector are attending the Slush startup event in increasing numbers

12/08/2017 10:15 AM
Hackers steal nearly $80m in bitcoin
Hackers have stolen nearly $80m worth of bitcoin from a bitcoin mining service as the cryptocurrency’s value continues to skyrocket

12/08/2017 05:00 AM
UKtech50 2017 video: DWP chief digital and information officer, Mayank Prakash
The winner of UKtech50 2017, Mayank Prakash, heads up digital transformation at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

12/07/2017 03:53 PM
EU telecoms ministers set out 5G mobile network roadmap
Telecommunications ministers from across Europe have agreed on a joint roadmap that will govern the deployment of 5G mobile networks across the EU

12/07/2017 02:56 PM
Digital identity needs to be priority in 2018, says FireEye
Protecting digital identity, gaining data visibility and protecting employees are key challenges for the year ahead, according to the 2018 security predictions report by security firm FireEye

12/07/2017 02:42 PM
Security Think Tank: Policy key to limiting messaging app security risks
What criteria should organisations use to assess the security of smartphone messaging apps and how can they ensure only approved apps are used by employees?

12/07/2017 12:00 PM
Uber hacked by a 20-year-old man in the US
Uber was reportedly hacked by a 20-year-old man living with his mother in a small home trying to help pay the bills, according to various unnamed sources

12/07/2017 11:31 AM
Hortilux uses Mendix-powered application to digitise greenhouses
Grow light maker shifts from product to digitally enabled service to support greenhouse growers

12/07/2017 10:24 AM
Tieto wins Stockholm’s multimillion IT outsourcing contract
Swedish capital switches IT services provider after “administrative error” ruled original contractor out of agreement

12/07/2017 10:15 AM
Ransomware up nearly 2,000% in two years as “cyber mafia” hit business
Cyber attacks on businesses in 2017 grew in frequency, sophistication and malice, a report on the new age of organised cyber crime reveals

12/06/2017 05:00 PM
Next-gen Mirai botnet sparks calls for more secure IoT design
News of a 100,000 device strong IoT botnet that could cripple the internet has sparked a fresh call for manufacturers of IoT devices to do more to ensure they cannot be hijacked for malicious purposes

12/06/2017 04:20 PM
How to attract investors for your enterprise software startup
Are you looking to find an investor for your enterprise software company? This expert advice explains what investors will be looking to find in an innovative software business seeking backing

12/06/2017 02:37 PM
Security Think Tank: Ensure incident response in the face of inevitable messaging leaks
What criteria should organisations use to assess the security of smartphone messaging apps and how can they ensure only approved apps are used by employees?

12/06/2017 01:15 PM
Andromeda mastermind Sergey Jarets jailed, say security researchers
Security researchers say they believe that a hacker arrested by Belarus police is Andromeda botnet mastermind Sergey Jarets