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Why don’t we ever hear about ransomware demands in the tens of millions of dollars?
Stacks and rows of gold bars
ransomware

Why don’t we ever hear about ransomware demands in the tens of millions of dollars?

At a certain level, the alleged perfect security of the dark web becomes amenable to enquiry
21 May 2022
Why are USB cable standards so tangled?
A photograph of a drawer full of tangled cables
Hardware

Why are USB cable standards so tangled?

The harder the industry tries to standardise, the more muddled it gets
19 May 2022
Diversity in tech is a well-trodden path, but change is painfully slow
Women in the workplace looking frustrated
Business strategy

Diversity in tech is a well-trodden path, but change is painfully slow

IT leaders have a big role to play in changing attitudes to diversity and inclusion, but not all of them step up to the challenge
14 May 2022
Three lessons the iPod can teach us about disruption
An old iPod under neon lighting
Technology

Three lessons the iPod can teach us about disruption

It wasn’t the first MP3 player – but it was the first to fit 1,000 songs in your pocket
11 May 2022
Dell calls time on the age-old on-prem vs cloud rivalry
Michael Dell in conversation in 2022
hybrid cloud

Dell calls time on the age-old on-prem vs cloud rivalry

The tech giant champions multi-cloud at one of the best conferences out there, unless you’re immunosuppressed, that is – our Dell Technologies World 2…
6 May 2022
How cyber security history repeats itself
An unlocked padlock resting on a keyboard in front of a red backdrop
Security

How cyber security history repeats itself

The prime threats to businesses continue to be the same threats we’ve seen for the past decade – and if your business isn’t prepared, you might be at …
30 Apr 2022
What to expect from Dell Technologies World 2022
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Business strategy

What to expect from Dell Technologies World 2022

From new Apex offerings to Neil deGrasse Tyson on sci-fi movies, Dell is once again set to bring the noise to Las Vegas
29 Apr 2022
Elon Musk will run Twitter into the ground
Elon Musk's Twitter account
social media

Elon Musk will run Twitter into the ground

Tough ethical issues and impending regulations mean the billionaire is wholly unsuited to running a social media company
26 Apr 2022
It’s time to ditch software subscriptions
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Software

It’s time to ditch software subscriptions

Software firms may have grown addicted to subscriptions, but that doesn’t mean we all need to blindly follow
23 Apr 2022
Forget Putin – WFH is fast becoming an emblem for the cost of living crisis
A man and his child on a desk at their house as he tries to work from home
flexible working

Forget Putin – WFH is fast becoming an emblem for the cost of living crisis

Despite the EU’s claims we can fight Putin by staying at home, spiralling costs are pushing more people away from the office
22 Apr 2022
Data protection by design isn’t just a buzzphrase you can ignore
Abstract image showing three purple padlocks stacked on top of each other in front of lines of code
data protection

Data protection by design isn’t just a buzzphrase you can ignore

This principle should guide you on every step of a customer’s journey because, if you get it wrong, you could land on the wrong side of the law
16 Apr 2022
Into the metaverse: Everything we learned from our virtual tour
A virtual Bobby Hellard in the DXC metaverse
collaboration

Into the metaverse: Everything we learned from our virtual tour

Constant distractions – and not much collaboration – make it hard to see the business use cases
11 Apr 2022
Why computational photography is hitting new heights
A photograph of the Google Pixel 6 Pro face-down on a table
Mobile Phones

Why computational photography is hitting new heights

With AI-powered shooting on the Pixel 6 Pro and iPhone 13 Max Pro becoming this good, my trips to foreign climes resulted in proper cameras being left…
9 Apr 2022
Mounting US data disasters show we're lucky to have GDPR
British flag behind a statue of Lady Justice
data breaches

Mounting US data disasters show we're lucky to have GDPR

A long list of failures by US companies shows the government’s planned overhaul of the UK data protection landscape needs much closer scrutiny
8 Apr 2022
Why the ECJ's metadata ruling endangers the safety of women
The ECJ building exterior in Luxemburg
privacy

Why the ECJ's metadata ruling endangers the safety of women

Until we live in a society in which women are safe, we might need to compromise on mass data collection
7 Apr 2022
Why Rishi Sunak's NFT gambit will backfire on UK fintech
Rishi Sunak on Downing Street
blockchain

Why Rishi Sunak's NFT gambit will backfire on UK fintech

Plans for the Royal Mint to launch an NFT – part of wider government cryptoasset measures – is more than just another PR misstep
5 Apr 2022
Stephen Wilhite’s GIF to us all
Stephen Wilhite at an awards ceremony
Technology

Stephen Wilhite’s GIF to us all

The late computer scientist didn’t intend to help us maintain closer bonds with colleagues during lockdown – but we should thank him anyway
24 Mar 2022
Wearable Tech and the data protection problem
apple watch
data protection

Wearable Tech and the data protection problem

Wearable technology means the channel should care about GRC, says Westcoast UK&I MD, Duncan Forsyth
11 Mar 2022
Why the channel must tackle identity sprawl to increase cyber resilience
footballers
Security

Why the channel must tackle identity sprawl to increase cyber resilience

With more employees working remotely, identity sprawl has increased across organisations
9 Mar 2022
Vulnerability hunters are cut from a different cloth – they’re naturally inquisitive
Graphic of a hacker walking through a digital corridor
hacking

Vulnerability hunters are cut from a different cloth – they’re naturally inquisitive

So, you want to be a hacker? We share the best advice and resources for getting started
7 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022
The Qualcomm keynote at MWC 2022
Network & Internet

View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022

From Wi-Fi 7 chips to tech boycotts, MWC’s return to Barcelona was like no other
4 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Hardware at MWC 2022
A sign at MWC 2022
Hardware

View from the airport: Hardware at MWC 2022

Flight cancellations and COVID-19 restrictions aren’t enough to dampen the glorious return of Mobile World Congress
3 Mar 2022
Wi-Fi 7 and XR to set the agenda at MWC 2022
Crowds teeming through the conference hall at MWC
Network & Internet

Wi-Fi 7 and XR to set the agenda at MWC 2022

The return of MWC makes for a welcome break from covering international events from the kitchen table
25 Feb 2022