News Archive

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    EC sets out plans for sharing health data across borders

    The European Commission wants to introduce EU-wide standards for health records, and allow EU citizens to access and share their patient information securely across member states

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Home Office Brexit app only works for Android users

    Home Office app for EU citizens registering to stay in the UK post-Brexit only works on Android devices as iPhones do not share passport chip data

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Google claims it is GDPR ready

    Alphabet, the parent company of Google, says that since its advertising business relies on keyword searches, the impact of GDPR is limited

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Government urges UK businesses to beef up cyber crime defences

    Government is urging UK organisations to defend against cyber crime, as newly released figures show that large numbers of businesses and charities suffered at least one cyber attack in the past year

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Interview: Amazon Web Services Sweden

    Eric Morales leads the AWS business development team for startups and gaming companies in the Nordics. Computer Weekly caught up with him at AWS’s Nordic headquarters in Stockholm

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Major DDoS cyber crime website shut down

    International law enforcement has shut down the Webstresser cyber crime website, which was the world’s biggest marketplace for selling distributed denial of service attack services that were used against seven UK banks

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Most firms will not be GDPR-ready by compliance deadline

    Survey of IT decision-makers shows one-fifth of companies lack continuous encryption capabilities and only half have the systems required for the right to erasure and the right to rectification

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Stoke-on-Trent websites found to be most leaky ahead of GDPR

    The majority of websites in the UK could be prone to cyber attacks, a security scan across 135,035 sites has revealed

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Employees still in the dark about data protection

    With just a month to go before the GDPR compliance deadline, many employees still don’t know how to protect confidential data, a study shows

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  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    TSB IT meltdown has the makings of an epic

    TSB’s very public IT problems will send shivers down the spine of IT teams at large banks that are yet to migrate to new core banking systems

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Cyber fraud costs SMEs more than £1,000 per case

    Just over half of IT and telecoms SMEs are targeted by fraudsters, with each case of cyber fraud costing more than £1,000, study reveals

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    One month to GDPR compliance deadline

    With one month to go before the deadline for compliance with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, organisations should ensure they are able to meet minimum requirements to defend against adverse scrutiny

  • April 24, 2018 24 Apr'18

    Full-fibre broadband specialist CityFibre acquired for £538m

    Full-fibre broadband specialist CityFibre is to be bought by a Goldman Sachs-backed consortium as it seeks more cash to fulfil its expansion plans

  • April 24, 2018 24 Apr'18

    Unified communications supplier Mitel bought by VCs

    Unified communications and networking technology supplier Mitel is to be acquired by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners for $2bn