Business

Attacks on remote council staff increased 213% during pandemic
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cyber attacks

Attacks on remote council staff increased 213% during pandemic

Only 47% of councils have increased their IT budget to provide security training for remote workers
23 Jul 2021
Mindfulness: How to unlock your true potential
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Business strategy

Mindfulness: How to unlock your true potential

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
23 Jul 2021
UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach
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data breaches

UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach

100,000 customer names and addresses have been published to the dark web
23 Jul 2021
IT Pro News in Review: AWS cuts ties with NSO Group, IBM's strong growth, and HP patches hidden bug
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Business strategy

IT Pro News in Review: AWS cuts ties with NSO Group, IBM's strong growth, and HP patches hidden bug

Catch up on the most important news of the week in just two minutes
23 Jul 2021
What3Words: Startup under fire
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startups

What3Words: Startup under fire

Emergency responders and security researchers claim the service has fundamental flaws that could backfire in a critical situation
23 Jul 2021
Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm
Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm
Network & Internet

Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
23 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm
The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm
Network & Internet

The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm

We speak to a young entrepreneur who decided to go it alone
23 Jul 2021
Six ways boards can step up support for cyber security
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Business strategy

Six ways boards can step up support for cyber security

Security is an enterprise-wide risk management concern, not merely an IT issue
22 Jul 2021
How to spot a failing digital transformation project
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digital transformation

How to spot a failing digital transformation project

For large-scale projects, figuring out what's working and what isn't can be a daunting task
22 Jul 2021
Visa to acquire cross-border payments expert Currencycloud
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Acquisition

Visa to acquire cross-border payments expert Currencycloud

Currencycloud lets users track foreign exchange transactions in real time
22 Jul 2021
Government sets out investment strategy to spark UK innovation
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public sector

Government sets out investment strategy to spark UK innovation

The plan will boost annual R&D investment to £22 billion to turn innovation into concrete products and services
22 Jul 2021
British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack
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hacking

British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack

Joseph James O'Connor is also accused of hijacking TikTok and Snapchat user accounts, as well as cyberstalking a juvenile
22 Jul 2021
The five essentials from your endpoint security partner
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Whitepaper

The five essentials from your endpoint security partner

Empower your MSP business to operate efficiently
22 Jul 2021
Judge forces Capitol rioter to unlock laptop using facial recognition
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biometrics

Judge forces Capitol rioter to unlock laptop using facial recognition

Prosecutors argued that the Microsoft device could contain footage of the 6 January insurrection
22 Jul 2021
Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?
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collaboration

Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?

The CRM giant looks to rewrite the rules of work while expanding cross-business collaboration
22 Jul 2021
One third of cyber security pros report experiencing workplace harassment
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Careers & training

One third of cyber security pros report experiencing workplace harassment

Respect in Security has called on companies to make it easier and safer for employees to report harassment
22 Jul 2021
New malware uses search engine ads to target pirate gamers
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malware

New malware uses search engine ads to target pirate gamers

MosaicLoader uses advanced obfuscation techniques to avoid detection
21 Jul 2021
Biden names big tech nemesis as antitrust chief
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Policy & legislation

Biden names big tech nemesis as antitrust chief

Google critic nominated to lead Justice Department’s antitrust division
21 Jul 2021
Rockwell and Kezzler join forces to enhance supply chain visibility
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asset management

Rockwell and Kezzler join forces to enhance supply chain visibility

New track-and-trace platform helps manufacturers monitor their products' lifecycles
21 Jul 2021
What is latency?
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Network & Internet

What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it
21 Jul 2021
ICO launches AI risk assessment toolkit for businesses
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Information Commissioner

ICO launches AI risk assessment toolkit for businesses

The watchdog is calling for organisations to test its beta data assessment package on live AI applications
21 Jul 2021
16-year-old flaw haunts millions of HP, Xerox and Samsung printers
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vulnerability

16-year-old flaw haunts millions of HP, Xerox and Samsung printers

The severe vulnerability centres on a printer driver that installs itself on user’s machines, sometimes without their knowledge
21 Jul 2021
UK doubles number of tech 'decacorns' in six months
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startups

UK doubles number of tech 'decacorns' in six months

Seven businesses have passed the $10 billion valuation threshold this year, including Revolut, Wise and Ocado
21 Jul 2021
US has new cyber security rules for pipelines
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Policy & legislation

US has new cyber security rules for pipelines

DHS now requires “urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions”
20 Jul 2021