Thursday, January 28, 2021
Aerial view of GCHQ's giant poppy

GCHQ reaches into the regions

The UK Governments signals intelligence and security organisation, GCHQ, is expanding the number of sites it owns. It will open a new site in Manchester by 2019. The city has been...
Big Ben and Houses of Parliament

UK invests in cyber defence

In a speech later today by Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer he is to announce that the UK Government will invest heavily in cyber defence. The money will come as part...
TryHackMe announces HackBack CTF

TryHackMe – a new cyber security skills platform

Ben Spring, a student at the University of Portsmouth, has launched TryHackMe. It is aimed at those who want to learn and improve their skills around cyber security. The platform will...
IBM wants to bring Harmony to the relationship between developers and APIs

Harmony helps find your perfect API

IBM has announced API Harmony whose goal is to make it easier for developers to locate the right API rather than get lost in the rapidly expanding API universe. API Harmony is...
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Oracle security gets smarter

Oracle has announced enhancements to its security cloud offering with the introduction of new Adaptive Access Capabilities. They also revealed that the Oracle Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) cloud service has...
Nexsan launches new partner program

Nexsan delivers updated partner program

Storage vendor Nexsan has set out a series of updates to its partner program as it brings together the Nexsan and Transporter brands. It will be interesting to see if this...
Why don't security teams and managers talk?

Why don’t security teams and their bosses talk?

Security intelligence and management firm Exabeam warns that the disconnect between CIOs/CISOs and their security operation centres (SOCs) is something companies urgently need to address. Speaking after the findings of the company’s...
US DoJ indicts Hacker for WannaCry and Sony

Hacker behind WannaCry and Sony named

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted a 34 year-old North Korean hacker for his involvement in cyberattacks around the world. Park Jin Hyok is alleged to have been part of a...
What has happened to Russia's DDoS attacks?

What has happened to Russia’s DDoS attacks?

Kaspersky has published, on Securelist, its DDoS Q2/2019 report. It shows that the volume of DDoS attacks is down compared to Q1 and is running ahead of the same period in...
Improving software quality through more touchpoints (Image Credit: James Osborne from Pixabay )

Improving software quality through more touchpoints

Software quality affects software vendors as much as it affects end-user organisations. The question is, how do we improve software? It has to be done. Organisations are castigated when they don't...


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Expensify reveals how business expense changed in 2020

Expensify has published the Annual Spend Trends Report. It looks at how businesses expense patterns evolved during 2020. The pandemic massively impacted the report...
Three active exploits hit Apple mobile users (Image Credit: Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash)

Three active exploits hit Apple device users

Apple has released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to address three vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited. The company has provided very little detail...

ECB, EC and other European institutions ramp up involvement in CBDCs and digital settlement

European institutional proactive involvement in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) has ramped up in the past two weeks. The Banque de France announced that...
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ServiceNow aids NHS Scotland for vaccination program

NHS Scotland plans to vaccinate 5.5 million people in 90 days with the assistance of a vaccine management solution built on the ServiceNow Platform....
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Zadig & Voltaire launches back office systems with Aptos centralised planning platform

High-end fashion retailer Zadig & Voltaire has recently gone live with Aptos’ Allocation & Replenishment and Commercial Buying Session solutions. The implementation provides Zadig...
IBM i marketplace continues to expand (Image Credit: johannes groll on unsplash)

IBM i marketplace continues to expand

HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey. It shows that use of the IBM i platform has surged during the pandemic. What makes...
Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools (Image Credit: AHMED HINDAWI on Unsplash)

Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the...
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Forter publishes new report on retail revenue loss

Forter has published a new report identifying a major problem that could be costing retailers millions every year. The report, ‘Are new shoppers falling...
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Acquia launches digital commerce solution

Acquia has partnered with commercetools and Lucidworks to launch Acquia Digital Commerce. The solution supports marketers to integrate data, content, commerce, and digital merchandising...
SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software (Image Credit: XPS on Unsplash)

SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software

Firewall and network security vendor SonicWall has issued a set of security advisories since Friday. It has warned: "SonicWall identified a coordinated attack on...
Reputations (c) Reputation

Less is more as becomes Reputation

0, the leader in reputation experience management, has rebranded to Reputation. It has simplified its logo at the same time whilst retaining a nod...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 3

This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Namogoo launches intent-based promotions solution

Namogoo, a provider of digital journey continuity platform, has launched an Intent-Based Promotions solution. The solution helps retailers of all sizes with automated incentives...
Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible (Image Credit: Ohme)

Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible

Ohme has launched the Ohme App, a free smart charging app for electric vehicles (EV). The app contains many of the features currently only...