Jane McCallion
Jane McCallion, Features Editor Dennis Technology B2B. Jane primarily covers security, storage and networking for IT Pro, Cloud Pro and Channel Pro, as well as taking care of features and analysis across the three sites. Jane joined IT Pro and Cloud Pro in July 2012, having previously written freelance for a number of business and finance magazines. She has also covered current affairs, including the student, public sector workers and TUC protests and strikes in central London while studying a Masters in Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London. Prior to becoming a journalist, Jane studied Applied Languages at the University of Portsmouth.
How to protect against a DDoS attack
Security

How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are on the up - here's how to fight back
17 Nov 2020
What is hybrid cloud?
Circuits running into the cloud
hybrid cloud

What is hybrid cloud?

An in-depth look at what is fast becoming the most popular method of cloud deployment
27 Oct 2020
Dell Technologies takes on HPE with Project Apex
platform as a service (PaaS)

Dell Technologies takes on HPE with Project Apex

Company moves to simplified ‘everything as a service’ strategy in face of hybrid, multi-cloud trends
21 Oct 2020
What is shoulder surfing?
Someone looking over a woman's shoulder at a phone screen
Security

What is shoulder surfing?

This social engineering technique can pose a major security risk, so here's how to best protect against it
19 Oct 2020
How can artificial intelligence help in the fight to remain secure?
artificial intelligence (AI)

How can artificial intelligence help in the fight to remain secure?

It can play Go and underpins the future of driverless cars, but AI also helps bolster your cyber defences
15 Oct 2020
What is AES encryption?
Graphic showing a digital padlock overlaid above information that has been encrypted
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

What is AES encryption?

AES is one of the most widely used encryption protocols, but where did it come from and how does it work?
15 Oct 2020
Why IBM is splitting its business in two
Business strategy

Why IBM is splitting its business in two

While the focus on cloud may sound like a revolution, the old regime remains
9 Oct 2020
What is the Computer Misuse Act?
Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
8 Oct 2020
VMware talks up multi-cloud and Kubernetes at VMworld 2020
cloud computing

VMware talks up multi-cloud and Kubernetes at VMworld 2020

Pat Gelsinger takes to the virtual stage to talk about his vision for the future of cloud
30 Sep 2020
Your essential guide to internet security
Security

Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
23 Sep 2020
What is cyber warfare?
Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
22 Sep 2020
What's next for sustainable computing?
A green plant shoots up from soil which is placed on a circuit board
energy efficiency

What's next for sustainable computing?

This week has shown just some of the possibilities for ecologically sound technology
18 Sep 2020
What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?
6G logo displayed behind the Kuala Lumpur city skyline at dusk
Network & Internet

What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?

Everything you need to know about 6G mobile connectivity
18 Sep 2020
The best remote access solutions
Software

The best remote access solutions

We round up the top remote access software for mobile workers, including those with collaboration, screen sharing and support tools
16 Sep 2020
Plans to share pregnant women’s alcohol intake ‘could breach GDPR’
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Plans to share pregnant women’s alcohol intake ‘could breach GDPR’

BPAS says move would be in contravention of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
16 Sep 2020
How British business is weathering the coronavirus storm
Business strategy

How British business is weathering the coronavirus storm

The coronavirus has upended life and commerce as we know them. How are the different sectors of the economy adapting to this challenge?
8 Sep 2020
Don’t be spooked by talk of remote working ‘ghost towns’
Cloud

Don’t be spooked by talk of remote working ‘ghost towns’

The CBI has warned that remote working could lead to the death of city centres, but the reality is more complex
28 Aug 2020
The A-level results crisis has once again shown the limits of AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

The A-level results crisis has once again shown the limits of AI

When will those in government learn that technology isn’t magic?
17 Aug 2020
What is racetrack memory?
Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
12 Aug 2020
Coronavirus boosted the tech industry’s fortunes – will the recession undo it?
Business operations

Coronavirus boosted the tech industry’s fortunes – will the recession undo it?

The upheaval caused by COVID-19 has taken a new turn as GDP shrinks 20.4%
12 Aug 2020
How I learned to stop worrying and love the bot
automation

How I learned to stop worrying and love the bot

An ever present anxiety that automation will take our jobs is being replaced by a fear that it won’t
17 Jul 2020
Supermarket chain faces GDPR probe over facial recognition system
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Supermarket chain faces GDPR probe over facial recognition system

Spanish data regulator launches inquiry just four days after AI system's rollout
14 Jul 2020
View from the airport: HPE Discover Virtual Experience
Business strategy

View from the airport: HPE Discover Virtual Experience

Networking, jetlag and baked goods make way for more insightful conversations
26 Jun 2020
HPE continues cloud push with new GreenLake services
Business strategy

HPE continues cloud push with new GreenLake services

Containers, VMs, machine learning and more can all now be accessed as preconfigured cloud services
24 Jun 2020
HPE launches Ezmeral software portfolio – but is it just SBS in disguise?
Software

HPE launches Ezmeral software portfolio – but is it just SBS in disguise?

Company talks up importance of its software division at HPE Discover 2020
23 Jun 2020
HPE announces new services from Pointnext to help businesses get back to work
Business strategy

HPE announces new services from Pointnext to help businesses get back to work

Products include employee tracking and temperature reading to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the workplace
22 Jun 2020
The government’s contact tracing app was always going to be DOA
public sector

The government’s contact tracing app was always going to be DOA

There are times when it’s good to go your own way and innovate. This was never going to be one of them
19 Jun 2020
How to use OneDrive: A guide to Microsoft's cloud storage
cloud storage

How to use OneDrive: A guide to Microsoft's cloud storage

OneDrive is one of the many free cloud storage services out there. Here’s how to use it...
18 Jun 2020
Dell Technologies heads for the edge with PowerScale
Server & storage

Dell Technologies heads for the edge with PowerScale

New family of storage systems comes in a variety of configurations, following the company’s 'edge-to-core' strategy
16 Jun 2020
HPE says the future of 5G is enterprise services
5G

HPE says the future of 5G is enterprise services

Edge Orchestrator will help telcos unlock the value of edge computing as a service and low latency networks
16 Jun 2020
10 amazing DARPA inventions
Technology

10 amazing DARPA inventions

What is DARPA and what are some of the technologies it invented? Read on to find out more...
16 Jun 2020
Aruba overhauls its business with ESP
Aruba Networks Headquarters
cloud computing

Aruba overhauls its business with ESP

Networking organisation goes all-in with Edge, cloud and as-a-service consumption
9 Jun 2020
View from the Airport: Appian World 2020
automation

View from the Airport: Appian World 2020

From punctuality to the lack of gimmicks, there’s a lot to be said for virtual conferences
15 May 2020
Appian releases apps to help organisations manage coronavirus response
business apps

Appian releases apps to help organisations manage coronavirus response

COVID-19 Response, Paycheck Protection Program and Workforce Safety & Readiness are available now
13 May 2020
Agile working and disruption take centre stage at Appian World 2020
agile development

Agile working and disruption take centre stage at Appian World 2020

The business changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic will never go away, say CEO and guests
13 May 2020