DCMS offers £500,000 to increase diversity in cyber security

£500,000 to improve diversity in cyber security

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has announced new funding to support diversity in cyber security. At least £500,000 is to be shared between four projects in a bid...
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Ireland hosts blockathon for public services

Blockathon Ireland is a blockchain hackathon hosted by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in association with The Department of Finance. It aims to identify and analyse potential real-life use-cases...
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Cyprus follows Malta to Unit4 ERP

Unit4 has announced that the Republic of Cyprus has selected Unit4 Business World platform to replace its ERP solution. The project is led by Grant Thornton Cyprus and GCC Computers Ltd. It...
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SugarCRM supports the carers

SugarCRM has announced that Uniting Vic.Tas has successfully implemented SugarCRM across the organisation. The project was part of a major consolidation project that saw the bringing together of 24 Uniting Care...
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EU launches open source bug bounty

The European Union (EU) has announced it is to support several open source bug bounty programmes. It is doing so in order to protect the open source software that the EU...
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Cisco to train 120,000 cyber police

Cisco is partnering with UK police forces to help train 120,000 officers in cyber security. The training will be delivered by the Cisco Networking Academy. It is all part of a deal to...
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FBI to enhances Peoplesoft with Pega Applications

Pega has sold a subscription contract that will replace several back office systems at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Business Process Management Unit (BPMU). Pega is deploying several solutions including human resources,...
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SIMBA Chain wins DoD blockchain supply chain contract

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) will use SIMBA Chain, a blockchain platform to shore up its logistics and supply chain capabilities. SIMBA Chain is a cloud-based Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. This government...
Vietnam issues draft cybersecurity decree

Vietnam releases draft of draconian cybersecurity decree

Vietnam has released its latest draft decree on cybersecurity. It is intended to provide the government with control over all email and social media in the country. It requires companies such...
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UK budget delivers tech tax and another broadband promise

Philip Hammond, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has delivered his latest budget. Among the various measures and announcements, there are several that impact the tech industry. These range from a £1...

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Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
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CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
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EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...
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Blockchain motivates UN when related to its SDGs

The United Nations (UN) has held an event within the Economic and Social Council Chamber to discuss the opportunities provided by AI and blockchain...
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Wolfram Blockchain Labs to integrate ARK ecosystem

Wolfram Blockchain Labs (Wolfram) has announced, at SXSW, an integration between its DLT hosting architecture and the ARK Ecosystem. The effect of this collaboration...
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Ivanti launches new Cloud platform

Ivanti has launched the Ivanti Cloud. It is a new cloud-based platform that enables companies to combine operational and security data, insights and administration in...
CloudBees announces the Continuous Delivery Foundation

CloudBees launches the Continuous Delivery Foundation

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has announced the Continuous Delivery Foundation. It will operate under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation. Its aim is to...
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Global far-right uses Twitter to push for Brexit

The UK has been wrestling with Brexit for three years now. It has been a divisive debate within and without parliament. It is a...
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Ternio and Distributed Ledger form DLT Ventures JV for media, banking and telecom

DLT Ventures is the newly formed joint venture (JV) between Ternio and Distributed Ledger. Its objective is to develop and deploy applications for major...
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Organisations routinely delayed reporting data breaches pre GDPR

Before the arrival of the GDPR and its mandatory 72 hour reporting requirement, how well did organisations do when it came to reporting data...
OVH launches Managed Kubernetes Service

OVH announced Managed Kubernetes Service

Cloud provider OVH has announced its Kubernetes Managed Services offering has gone live. The service has been available through a private beta since October...