Business

What is a managed IT service?
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Business operations

What is a managed IT service?

With two-thirds of businesses using them, learn about what managed IT services are and how they’re being used
23 Nov 2020
MPs targeted with nearly three million malicious emails per month
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Security

MPs targeted with nearly three million malicious emails per month

The constant barrage of cyber attacks represents a 60% rise against the monthly malicious emails sent during 2019
23 Nov 2020
Police CyberAlarm monitoring tool rolls out across England and Wales
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Security

Police CyberAlarm monitoring tool rolls out across England and Wales

The Home Office-funded service monitors a business’ internet traffic and provides regular reports on suspected malicious activity
23 Nov 2020
Five top tips for optimising your web forms
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customer experience (CX)

Five top tips for optimising your web forms

Web form best practices for business growth and great customer experience
23 Nov 2020
Senate passes minimum security standards for federal IoT devices
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Security

Senate passes minimum security standards for federal IoT devices

Vendors must notify federal customers of any cyber security flaws in their internet-connected devices
20 Nov 2020
Google to test end-to-end encryption following global RCS rollout
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Security

Google to test end-to-end encryption following global RCS rollout

Only 1:1 messages will be automatically protected as part of the trial
20 Nov 2020
Microsoft promises to challenge all government requests for customer data
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data protection

Microsoft promises to challenge all government requests for customer data

Stance taken following EU advice to firms on complying with a ruling invalidating the EU-US data transfer mechanism
20 Nov 2020
Hyperlink InfoSystem partners with Salesforce on vaccine management platform
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application programming interface (API)

Hyperlink InfoSystem partners with Salesforce on vaccine management platform

The tool will help define strategies for public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
20 Nov 2020
80% of cyber professionals say the Computer Misuse Act is working against them
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Security

80% of cyber professionals say the Computer Misuse Act is working against them

techUK report calls for "rapid modernisation" of the 30-year-old law that's "stifling" penetration testing
20 Nov 2020
Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking
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privacy

Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking

The Mac manufacturer has lashed out after being criticised for delaying sought after privacy features iOS 14
20 Nov 2020
UK gov finally unveils its new National Cyber Force
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cyber security

UK gov finally unveils its new National Cyber Force

The NCF will combine the expertise of GCHQ, MoD, MI6, and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
20 Nov 2020
AI, 5G, and IoT will be the most important tech of 2021, IT leaders say
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artificial intelligence (AI)

AI, 5G, and IoT will be the most important tech of 2021, IT leaders say

A new IEEE survey looks at the trends and challenges of IT leaders as 2021 fast approaches
20 Nov 2020
Compact and bijou: Shrinking IT infrastructures
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IT infrastructure

Compact and bijou: Shrinking IT infrastructures

Should your business reduce its IT infrastructure to remain competitive in a post-coronavirus landscape?
20 Nov 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Modernising money management
digital transformation

The IT Pro Podcast: Modernising money management

How cloud technology, APIs and DevOps are revitalising digital banking
20 Nov 2020
UK's Global Talent Visa applications up 48% in 2020
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Careers & training

UK's Global Talent Visa applications up 48% in 2020

The programme has seen a surge of interest from India, the US, and Nigeria
19 Nov 2020
Furlough 2.0: How to make it really work for you
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Furlough 2.0: How to make it really work for you

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
19 Nov 2020
IBM’s expanded IBM Z skills initiative will help clients hire and train apprentices for key roles
Careers & training

IBM’s expanded IBM Z skills initiative will help clients hire and train apprentices for key roles

The no-charge apprenticeship program includes a collaboration with Franklin Apprenticeships and the Urban Institute
19 Nov 2020
UK to review London listing rules to attract tech firms post-Brexit
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Policy & legislation

UK to review London listing rules to attract tech firms post-Brexit

Review may consider a reduction to the 25% available shares requirement for listing on the London Stock Exchange
19 Nov 2020
Mozilla opens public consultation for controversial DNS over HTTPs launch
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Domain Name System (DNS)

Mozilla opens public consultation for controversial DNS over HTTPs launch

Decision likely taken after recent backlash from ISPs and the UK government
19 Nov 2020
IBM acquires cloud app monitoring service Instana
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mergers and acquisitions

IBM acquires cloud app monitoring service Instana

The newly acquired tech will be used to free up IT teams and automate application monitoring across services like Watson AIOps
19 Nov 2020
Dell EMC PowerEdge T140 review: The ideal SMB companion
The front and back of the Dell EMC PowerEdge T140 against a white backgroundWith prices starting at just £538, the PowerEdge T140 is a tempting proposition for growing SMBs looking for their first purpose-built server. This sturdy little tower comes with
Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge T140 review: The ideal SMB companion

An ideal first server, this affordable tower has bags of power and top-flight remote management services
19 Nov 2020
Red Hat, Cisco, IBM to coordinate scrapping of problematic developer terms
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Development

Red Hat, Cisco, IBM to coordinate scrapping of problematic developer terms

The consortium will develop a replacement word list for terms such as master/slave, as well as frameworks and a certification scheme
19 Nov 2020
The road to recovery: Growing your business in China
Business strategywhitepaper

The road to recovery: Growing your business in China

Turning crisis to opportunity
19 Nov 2020