Security Think Tank: Employees are in the cyber attack firing line, so educate them well

What are the best security controls to ensure a safe working environment where employees do not have the unfair pressure of being the first line of cyber defence?

Hyperoptic targets two million properties with gigabit broadband

Full-fibre broadband supplier wants to pass two million homes and businesses with a gigabit service by 2022 after receiving a £100m funding injection

BT hands over £225m to ward off legal action over accounts scandal

BT has had to pay out £225m to avoid being dragged through the courts by EE’s old owners

AWS emerges as a bright spot in Amazon’s ‘mixed’ Q2 results

Amazon.com’s earnings per share failed to meet analyst expectations, but the retail giant’s cloud arm continues to go from strength to strength

CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central Intelligence Agency

Intel reports record second quarter

Intel chief claims to have raised the bar on performance and predicts record year for the chip maker after record second-quarter revenue

Cyber security not a priority for most sectors, study finds

Despite data breaches costing UK firms nearly £30bn in 2016, cyber security is still not a priority for most UK industry sectors, a study has revealed

EE’s dominance in mobile network quality no longer a given

EE has retained its overall lead as the top-performing mobile network in the country, but is facing increasingly stiff competition from O2, Three and Vodafone

Unified communications supplier Mitel buys competitor ShoreTel

The deal will create a market leading unified communications business and adds strength to Mitel’s cloud offering

Sky to create 300 tech jobs to bolster capabilities of streaming services

Broadcasting giant outlines plans to ramp up its software engineering capabilities in the face of growing competition

Meg Whitman steps down from HP Inc board

Whitman has served as chairperson of HP since the separation of HP Inc and Hewlett Packard Enterprise in November 2015

Security Think Tank: People are part of security, but should not be key element

What are the best security controls to ensure a safe working environment where employees do not have the unfair pressure of being the first line of cyber defence?

How Wales has evolved into a hotspot for cyber security

Wales may be a small country but, in just a few years, it has become a global hotspot for cyber security innovation

Tribunal strikes down Ofcom rulings on business broadband

The telecoms regulator will have to go back to the drawing board as it seeks to establish regulation for the business broadband market, following a successful appeal by Openreach

Facebook share price hits record high

Social networking giant reports revenue up 45% and profits up 71% in second quarter compared with Q2 2016, as share price hits $173

Nordic digitisation brings unwanted consequence of heightened cyber security risks

The Nordic region is becoming highly connected – which has not gone unnoticed by cyber criminals

Security Think Tank: Security is a shared responsibility

What are the best types of security controls organisations should be using to ensure a safe working environment for employees?

GDS wants IT suppliers to use its GaaP products – but won’t offer service guarantees

The Government Digital Service encourages tech firms to adopt the platform services it has developed – but can’t offer any service or support guarantees

Radiation detection devices open to cyber attack, researcher finds

A security researcher has discovered numerous security flaws in multiple devices that are used to detect radiation in critical facilities

Relational databases relatively poor at running digital transformation projects

Digital projects aren’t living up to expectations, with many only delivering incremental improvements to the status quo, survey reveals