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  • Ucas blends rival cloud services from AWS and Microsoft for results day

    Ucas IT platform uses both AWS and Microsoft Azure services to scale up the infrastructure for a few hours during peak demand

  • How wearable tech, big data analytics and cloud help in Parkinson’s disease research

    Parkinson’s disease charity MJFF is seeking to improve research with wearable devices, big data analytics and public cloud

  • Energy Saving Trust deploys Esri for Cognos to support policymakers

    The Energy Saving Trust, has deployed Esri for Cognos to provide instant access to its mapping analytics portal

  • Global Risks 2014

    Cybercrime and government surveillance pose a risk to the internet comparable in a scale comparable to the 2008 financial melt-down, the World Economic Forum warns in this analysis of the risks facing business and governments in 2014. The report assesses the impact of cybercrime and government surveillance on the public’s trust in the internet, and warns that the potential fragmentation of the internet could have a serious impact on the global economy. The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2014 report identifies cyberattack as one of the most likely global risks in 2014 and the breakdown of critical information infrastructure as among the global risks likely to have the most impact. The report analyses 31 global risks and includes a special in-depth investigation into digital disintegration. Other risks of significant concern include income disparity, extreme weather events, unemployment and fiscal crises.

  • O2 launches 4G tariffs for public and third-sector bodies

    O2 says new ‘No. 10’ service for public and third-sector organisations cements its commitment to customer value

  • Insurance Industry IT: What's costing you dearly?

    The insurance sector is often very conservative, perceived as slow moving, and operates with many long established business practices and processes. However, times move on, new business models emerge, and legacy processes become inefficient. Although IT has played an important role in supporting the industry over many years, it too needs to advance or will become inflexible. Insurance companies might be wasting thousands of sales hours per year from poor processes and badly implemented IT, which increases costs, stifles revenue growth and adds risk. However, IT advances need to go hand-in-hand with business process improvements to ensure that organisations gain the maximimum benefit of being more flexibile, agile and efficient.

  • IT Security Salary Index (UK)

    Are you being paid the right rate for the job ? Check out the going rates for permanent and contract IT security professionals in this salary index from Acumin. The index, based on data collected in November 2013, shows the going rates for IT security professionals. It covers jobs in systems integrators and consultancies, end user organisations, and IT suppliers.

  • GCHQ certifies six cyber-security masters degrees

    GCHQ has certified six masters degrees focused on cyber-security as the government attempts develop the expertise required to make the UK as part of the National Cyber Security Programme.

  • British Legion launches online WW1 remembrance database

    The Royal British Legion is launching an online database to remember those killed in the First World War

  • UK micro businesses unprepared for data breaches, study shows

    A third of micro businesses in the UK would not know what to do if they were to suffer a data breach, a study shows

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  • TfL contactless payments go live

    TfL’s contactless card payment scheme goes live today, enabling customers to pay for London transport on contactless bank cards

  • EasyJet sheds 'scrum' image with hybrid IT

    EasyJet’s reservation system could not provision for allocated seating, so the airline added a feature on Azure

  • AA to refresh communications infrastructure

    The AA is upgrading the technology it uses to interact with 15 million customers 24 hours a day

  • How the internet of things could transform Britain’s railways

    Network Rail Telecom and supplier partner Cisco reveal how they are working together to digitise the national railway infrastructure

  • BDUK arrives on the Isle of Wight

    The Isle of Wight inaugurates its first rural fibre cabinet delivered by BDUK as the project finally crosses the Solent

  • Network upgrade levels the playing field for Infiniti Red Bull Racing

    Formula One team Infiniti Red Bull Racing uses AT&T network and UC services to stay in the running after big changes to sporting regulations

  • Airport IT Trends Survey

    Airports are spending a larger slice of their revenues on technology as they look to improve the passenger experience and meet the expected demand for air travel. Airport IT spending has grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% since 2010 this major study from SITA reveals.

  • Insurance Industry IT: What's costing you dearly?

    The insurance sector is often very conservative, perceived as slow moving, and operates with many long established business practices and processes. However, times move on, new business models emerge, and legacy processes become inefficient. Although IT has played an important role in supporting the industry over many years, it too needs to advance or will become inflexible. Insurance companies might be wasting thousands of sales hours per year from poor processes and badly implemented IT, which increases costs, stifles revenue growth and adds risk. However, IT advances need to go hand-in-hand with business process improvements to ensure that organisations gain the maximimum benefit of being more flexibile, agile and efficient.

  • IT Security Salary Index (UK)

    Are you being paid the right rate for the job ? Check out the going rates for permanent and contract IT security professionals in this salary index from Acumin. The index, based on data collected in November 2013, shows the going rates for IT security professionals. It covers jobs in systems integrators and consultancies, end user organisations, and IT suppliers.

  • Malware incidents make up 25% of CERT-UK's work in first 100 days

    Over half the incidents reported to CERT-UK in the first three months of its operation were not related to critical national infrastructure

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