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06/27/2017 05:08 PM
Another global ransomware attack underway as reports of Petya exploit spread
Latest cyber attack appears to be based on the same EternalBlue exploit used by the WannaCry ransomware that hit the NHS in May

06/27/2017 04:24 PM
IBM Watson holds court at Wimbledon 2017
The All England Lawn Tennis Club is again playing doubles with IBM at its annual championship, this time with assistance from a virtual Fred Perry

06/27/2017 02:09 PM
Security Think Tank: Key coping strategies for effective patch management
How should organisations address the need to keep software up to date with security patches without it costing too much or being too labour intensive?

06/27/2017 01:15 PM
Co-op digital chief Mike Bracken quits to focus on digital government consultancy
The former GDS chief is leaving the Co-op to work on advising governments around the world on their digital strategy

06/27/2017 01:00 PM
Stronger cyber resilience culture needed to combat threats
Closer collaboration between departments such as business continuity and information security could help raise staff awareness to counter the cyber threat, according to industry experts

06/27/2017 12:38 PM
French aeronautics and aerospace manufacturer optimises datacentres
High-tech manufacturer outsources datacentre management to support its digital transformation

06/27/2017 11:18 AM
Google fined €2.4bn by European Commission for abusing internet search dominance
Company’s practices amount to an abuse of its dominant position in general internet search, stifling competition in comparison shopping, says European Commission

06/27/2017 11:09 AM
BT launches free London Wi-Fi and phone calls
Londoners and tourists to get free Wi-Fi and calls from BT as the company replaces phone boxes with digital services units

06/27/2017 10:27 AM
Hard to find positives for IT industry one year after Brexit vote
Business and tech experts give their verdict on prospects for the UK as Brexit negotiations finally get under way

06/27/2017 10:03 AM
IT contractor-led campaign to crowdfund legal challenge to IR35 reforms goes live
Public sector contractors urged to back campaign to explore legal challenge to revamped IR35 tax avoidance rules

06/27/2017 09:00 AM
To gain diversity we must ‘redefine’ how tech is perceived
To encourage more minorities into IT, Google’s head of diversity and inclusion in Europe claims the industry needs to redefine the stereotypes around what a job in tech entails

06/27/2017 08:05 AM
Danish mobile payments users get lock-screen and Touch ID technology
Holders of Denmark’s national debit card can use their fingerprints to instigate payments

06/27/2017 12:30 AM
Dubai-based logistics company automates backup through cloud
Cloud backup and storage automation are key to supporting expansion at Middle East logistics company, CWT-SML

06/27/2017 12:00 AM
Middle East retailers urged to embrace e-commerce platforms
E-commerce in the Middle East makes up a tiny proportion of the region's GDP, but this will change as Amazon stokes the market

06/26/2017 03:48 PM
Palo Alto Networks confident of taking security into SaaS era
Security platforms could make it easier to take products to market and improve firms’ security posture by making innovative products easier to consume, but the biggest winners could be the platform providers

06/26/2017 02:58 PM
AA blames password reset email glitch on ‘internal error’
Automobile Association apologises for sending out password reset confirmation emails to a small selection of customers in error, which led some to assume the company may have been hacked

06/26/2017 01:00 PM
Security Think Tank: Apply risk-based approach to patch management
How should organisations address the need to keep software up to date with security patches without it costing too much or being too labour intensive?

06/26/2017 11:51 AM
News UK dumps tape for backup with Zadara cloud storage
News publishing corporation saves up to 40% on hardware and software costs by switching in-house hardware for a cloud-first policy, using Zadara cloud storage as a backup target

06/26/2017 11:45 AM
Court ruling on Apple’s Irish datacentre planning dispute delayed by ‘shortage of judges’
The outcome of a judicial review into Apple's plans to build a datacentre in County Galway was delayed on Friday 23 June because of a shortage of judges, it has emerged

06/26/2017 10:45 AM
Santander launches video mortgage application service
Spanish bank to roll out video technology for mortgage services at 63 branches in the UK following a successful trial