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MAKE UK hosts politicians after warm up act

The Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn delivered the post lunch keynote speech at the annual Make UK conference. The audience had been well primed by Andrew Neil who had pulled few punches on...
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Report recommends level-playing field for digital and traditional journalism

The Review into the future of the UK news industry has delivered its final report. The report looks at the role of online platform in the markets for news and advertising....
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...

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FDA program to evaluate blockchain to protect pharmaceutical integrity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart for inclusion in a program which will support the U.S....
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Visa B2B Connect launches for global crossborder payments

Visa has launched globally its Visa B2B Connect (VB2BC) network. This offers financial institutions the ability to process high-value corporate cross-border payments and covers...
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Icertis, with Microsoft, expands its Blockchain Framework

Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, is collaborating with Microsoft to expand the Icertis Blockchain Framework to create a more...
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Accord Project to develop open source framework for smart legal contracts

The Linux Foundation has launched the Accord Project, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. The Accord Project is a nonprofit which will build...
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Salesforce doubles down against SAP with Tableau acquisition

Salesforce has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tableau for $15.7 million. The announcement comes a few months after SAP paid $8 billion for...
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WSO2 API Manager adds Ping API security platform

WSO2 and Ping Indentity have partnered to integrate their two products. The open source WS02 API Manager can now integrate with the PingIntelligence API...
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Atlas – an enterprise blockchain platform to improve B2B

Sky Republic, an enterprise blockchain company founded by B2B software veterans, has launched Atlas, a smart contract platform built to synchronize B2B ecosystems. With...
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Industry wants 5G, but barriers remain according to Capgemini report

Industrial companies are embracing 5G connectivity as a primary enabler of digital transformation and plan to implement the technology within two years. This is...
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Solve.Care launches blockchain network for diabetes patients

Solve.Care is partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim, the big pharma company, to launch a global healthcare platform using blockchain technology for the administration, coordination and...
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ARK Deployer : create a blockchain in simple steps

ARK, a blockchain technology vendor (with no connection to ArcNet), has launched ARK Deployer. This is a free tool which enables users quickly and...

TRON plans blockchain addition to BitTorrent File System Protocol

TRON, a blockchain platform, has announced its plan to incorporate decentralised storage (as another blockchain solution) into the BitTorrent ecosystem. This represents another step...
Risks to OT increased through lack of skills 

Risks to OT increased through lack of skills

An online poll conducted by NTT Security claims that risks to Operational Technology (OT) are increased due to a lack of skills and visibility....
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ArcBlock joins the Decentralized Identity Foundation

ArcBlock has officially joined the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF). This is a consortium formed to create and promote an ecosystem where decentralised identities use...

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My students come to me with all sorts of questions. One that seems to come up every so often is how to easily change...