US warns of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure

The US government has issued a warning about ongoing cyber attacks targeting critical national infrastructure, saying some networks and at least one power generator have been compromised

How going cloud native can increase app agility

We look at how cloud-native applications can deliver far more dynamic support to meet an organisation’s needs

Transport Research Lab to run £13m autonomous vehicle trials in London

A consortium led by the Transport Research Lab has been awarded government funding to run connected and autonomous vehicle tests in the capital

Two-thirds of businesses do not have skills to adopt AI

Despite the growth of artificial intelligence (AI), only a third of businesses say they have the necessary skills to adopt the technology

Mobile networks accused of overcharging loyal customers

EE, Three and Vodafone are continuing to charge customers for their smartphones after the devices have been paid off, according to a new report

HPE bets on hybrid IT to combat public cloud

HPE is re-engineering its business to focus on hybrid clouds powered by its recent ProLiant Azure Stack server. We assess the strategy

Ransomware decryption framework now available

McAfee has released a decryption framework to boost the production of decryption tools to help victims of ranswomware attacks

Cooperation vital to securing internet of things, says Europol

Europol and EU cyber security agency Enisa have hosted a two-day conference to find ways of addressing the cyber security risks posed by internet-connected devices

A tenth of datacentre managers shun use of DCIM tools, survey finds

The findings of a new report by Siemens and Intel suggests datacentre managers are taking a reactive approach to keeping on monitoring and managing the health of their infrastructure

IT security hindering productivity and innovation, survey shows

IT security is hindering productivity and innovation across enterprises, research has revealed

Safeguards permit GCHQ to share huge databases on public, court hears

Intelligence commissioners did not need technical expertise or support staff to check whether GCHQ and MI5 were lawfully sharing huge databases, court told

Government cuts cost of network infrastructure roll-out

Parts of the Electronic Communications Code have been updated to help communications providers deploy new infrastructure more quickly

Security industry more open, integrated and collaborative

McAfee says shift in industry’s approach is evidenced by adoption of its Data Exchange Layer and new collaborations through McAfee Security Innovation Alliance

SAP Q3 2017 results show steady growth in cloud revenue to €937m

SAP’s third quarter 2017 results show steady growth in cloud revenue, S/4 Hana adoption, and some uptake for its “digital transformation” spearhead SAP Leonardo

Lack of transparency obscures public cloud costs

IT administrators admit they are not making the most of their cloud storage and computing resources. Costs can escalate quickly if virtual machines are not managed properly

Millions being lost due to downtime in industrial systems

Industrial companies are losing $260,000 per hour due to unplanned downtime, but predicting failure using digital twins can help overcome the problem

Southend-on-Sea to become a smart city

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will use Cisco’s Kinetic for Cities platform to improve service delivery, development and citizen engagement through digitisation as it transitions to a smart city model

Endpoint, cloud, people key to future cyber security, says McAfee

Endpoint devices, the cloud and people will be the security control points of the future, according to the chief of security firm McAfee

Post Office computer system legal case reaches important procedural juncture

Sub-postmasters group action against the Post Office reaches an important milestone

Norway’s Trondheim embraces the cloud with Google G Suite

Municipality is reaping the benefits of moving productivity software to the cloud

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