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Seagate and Acer team up on beefy notebooks
News
1 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The two have teamed up to add space and speed for those using notebooks on the move.

NetASQ U6000 UTM appliance
NetASQ U6000 UTM Appliance
Reviews
1 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

An enterprise level UTM appliance that combines tough firewall and IPS functions with strong anti-spam and web content filtering capabilities.

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Monthly round-up: September
News
1 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

It was Google’s month with its new browser and mobile operating system, but we also see the first government ID cards as we start autumn.

Ballmer: Microsoft to launch Cloud OS
News
1 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Windows Cloud will be announced in four weeks with a "snazzier" name, alongside details of Windows 7 and Office on the web, according to Microsoft's chief executive.

Credit crunch could be a good thing for IT security
News
1 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Although the overall outlook for IT spending looks glum, it may offer new opportunities for the security industry.

ICO raps Virgin Media for data breach
News
1 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The telecoms provider has been found in breach of the Data Protection Act when it lost a disc holding the unencrypted bank details of some customers earlier this year.

Orange offers small businesses free broadband
News
1 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Orange’s newest offer includes the usual download speeds of up to 8Mbps and free customer service calls.

The need to know: Documentation in Linux
In-depth
1 Oct, 2008
Richard Hillesley

Documenting the development of open source software is key to keeping it easy to use, but some disagree on its necessity.

New e-crime unit finally gets funding
News
1 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Home Office and Met Police have gathered £7 million to launch a new Met police e-crime unit.

ABC overhauls key systems
News
1 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

A deal to re-engineering key processing systems is expected to help verify media circulation figures more efficiently and quickly.

BT to boost broadband speeds with I-Plate
News
1 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The device, which boosts speeds by filtering, will be given away free to ISPs by BT Wholesale.

Virgin launches mobile broadband
News
1 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

It might be late to the party, but Virgin is hoping to wow mobile broadband fans.

Survey exposes risky employee behaviour
News
1 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Data loss incidents caused by employees accessing unauthorised applications and websites, a new survey has shown.

Iron Man movie to be pre-installed on new PCs
Iron Man
News
1 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Trial will see summer hit Iron Man pre-loaded on some new PCs in the latest effort to boost sales of desktop computers.

Microsoft won't be setting Windows Mobile free
News
30 Sep, 2008
Reuters

And don't expect a Microsoft-made handset either, according to chief executive Steve Ballmer.

Photos: Future of sustainable work?
News
30 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Cisco shows off its new Connected Urban Development programme, which lets workers stay out of the office and closer to home.

Microsoft launches new licensing program
News
30 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The software giant is updating its volume discount purchasing terms for large enterprises.

ARM teams with IBM on chips
News
30 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Joins group of chipmakers looking to take on Intel with 32 and 28 nanometer systems.

Businesses will struggle keeping ‘cloud’ data safe
News
30 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

New ways of working mean that data is increasingly being carried over the web and network security must evolve to keep pace.

Process optimisation faces skills challenges
News
30 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

Gartner says organisations lack the entire complement of skills needed to run BPM projects.

Your views: Mobiles on planes = bad news
Ryanair is trialing the use of in-flight mobiles
News
30 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Allowing people to natter on their mobiles while sky high is a very bad idea indeed, according to IT PRO readers.

NHS trust takes on USB security
News
30 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

Following a USB stick amnesty, Lancashire Care Trust has rolled out a secure system to help prevent data breaches.

Microsoft: No one immune to economic troubles
News
30 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The software giant's chief exec Steve Ballmer has warned that spending will dry up.

O2's broadband the fastest, but still slower than advertised
News
30 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A quarterly speed ranking has mobile operators leading the speed rankings, but falling short of advertised 8Mb speeds.

TSMC: 28nm chips to hit in 2010
News
30 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The tiny new tech family will start being used to make faster chips for phones and other gadgets by early 2010, TSMC has said.

NHS data encryption like ‘700 new customers’ for McAfee
News
30 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Connecting for Health reveals the challenges of a massive data encryption project that is currently being rolled out by McAfee.

MI6 camera sells on eBay
News
30 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The £17 buy was a bargain, as the memory card held photos and other data about suspected terrorists.

Telcos and tech unite behind mobile broadband
3G Mobile Broadband dongle
News
30 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Operators and leading IT companies are supporting a mobile broadband push backed by the GSM Association.

Nokia shies away from business mobility
News
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

It’s out with in-house and in with strategic partnerships for the mobile giant.

Smartphone attacks pose new danger for 2009
News
29 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

As mobile handsets become more powerful and download capabilities become much faster, the future may see hackers attacking smartphone-based wireless vulnerabilities.

Gartner warns against confusion over clouds
News
29 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The analyst says the term “cloud computing” is causing market confusion.

UK businesses push open source adoption
News
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Annual global survey into open source software trends has found the UK is one of the frontrunners in terms of adoption.

Second-hand VPN leads to security breach at council
News
29 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Second-hand VPN kit sold on eBay for under a pound automatically opens a connection to Kirklees Council's private networks.

First look: Android-based T-Mobile G1
News
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Want to know what all the fuss is about?

MI6 uses Facebook to recruit spies
News
29 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

The secret service agency is looking to social networking to find more diverse recruits.

First look: T-Mobile G1
Reviews
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

T-Mobile is the first mobile player to bring Android to the masses, but will it be enough to tempt business users?

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Security tech fails without awareness
News
29 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

People can be the biggest danger in the fight for businesses to keep their systems secure.

FCO leaves 10,000 PCs on overnight
News
29 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The UK foreign affairs ministry has admitted to leaving the majority of its PC estate on overnight, at an unknown cost to the taxpayer.

The present and future of IT security
In-depth
29 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Mobile working and virtualisation could boost security - this and other insights on the past, present and future of IT security from Gartner research vice president Jay Heiser.

Three hard drives stolen from RAF
News
29 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

In yet another government data breach, three hard drives containing personnel information were stolen from a military base.