Apple iPhones plagued by device failure and crashing apps, report claims

A report on mobile device performance produced by Blancco Technology Group says the performance of Apple iPhones is flagging compared with Android-based devices

A quarter of financial sector data breaches linked to lost or stolen devices

Financial sector breaches in the US doubled in 2015 over the year before, according to a report by security firm Bitglass

French submarine maker data breach highlights challenges of IP security

French naval contractor data breach proves that protecting intellectual property is challenging, say security experts

Forum to drive cloud adoption in the Philippines

An online forum has been set-up in the Philippines to promote cloud take-up in the country

UK organisations still not taking ransomware seriously

Security experts say UK organisations are not taking ransomware attacks seriously enough, after two studies reveal that tens of UK universities and NHS Trusts have been attacked

Data breaches: Different regions, very different impacts

The cost, scrutiny and pressure of dealing with a data breach will become more apparent in the near future as European legislation takes effect

London datacentre market enjoys pre-Brexit surge in demand for colocation space

CBRE's pre-Brexit look at the European datacentre market sees London reap the benefits of a surge in demand for colocation space during the second quarter

CW@50: Bugs, blunders and bad practices

Computer Weekly’s arrival on 22 September 1966 reflected a growing global industry and the hopes for British computing

UK second only to US in DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service attacks on UK organisations have eased from a peak in the fourth quarter of 2015, but the UK remains the world’s second most targeted country

Singapore models entire country in 3D with smart map

Singapore authorities are creating 3D maps of the entire country to help organisations in the public and private sector make better planning decisions.

Trend Micro confirms rise of ransomware and whaling

Ransomware is confirmed as a pervasive threat and whaling emerges as a strong trend, according to the latest security report by Trend Micro

400 security events a second monitored on Olympics network

IT records as well as sporting records were set at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Cyber criminals target holiday-related P2P media platforms

Cyber criminals capitalise on the popularity of holiday-related media sites to spread malware

Aviva partners with Silicon Valley accelerator to kick-start innovation

Insurance firm Aviva is partnering with Silicon Valley startup accelerator Plug and Play to gain access to new innovations

Zahid Group uses ERP to revolutionise business

As Saudi Arabia sets out to diversify its economy away from oil, the kingdom’s companies are undergoing rapid transformation

Microsoft and Lenovo deepen strategic ties

Microsoft announces another cross-licensing deal that will see its software pre-installed on millions of Android devices

There is life in Finland’s IT sector despite Nokia and Microsoft layoffs

Regional development organisations in Finland describe how despite massive job cuts Nokia and Microsoft have provided the foundations for IT industry development

Bangkok Hospital recognised for its use of electronic records

Private hospital in Thailand is recognised for its effective use of IT by a global accreditation body

Australian census website failure spreads skepticism

The public post-mortem of the Australian census website meltdown continues as the IT industry gives its opinions

How Middle East CIOs can steer business strategy

The perception of the role of CIO at organisations in the Middle East is gradually shifting from back-end support to business enabler