Keri Allan
Confidential computing – the next frontier in security
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encryption

Confidential computing – the next frontier in security

Confidential computing provides the opportunity for businesses to encrypt their data while in use, rather than just in transit or rest. Could it becom…
18 Mar 2021
What to expect from AIOps in 2021
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DevOps

What to expect from AIOps in 2021

Discover how AIOps is evolving and how enterprises can ensure they benefit from the opportunities the technology offers
27 Jan 2021
Developing the Internet of Senses
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Developing the Internet of Senses

The Internet of Senses aims to deliver multisensory experiences, but is it truly achievable by 2030?
19 Jan 2021
Developing the Internet of Senses
Internet of Things (IoT)

Developing the Internet of Senses

The Internet of Senses aims to deliver multisensory experiences, but is it truly achievable by 2030?
19 Jan 2021
The rise of consent and preference management
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data management

The rise of consent and preference management

With cookies falling out of favour, organisations need to find another way to manage customer data
11 Dec 2020
The role of cloud native at the edge
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Cloud

The role of cloud native at the edge

Could cloud native tame edge computing’s ‘Wild West’? We examine the synergy between the two
14 Nov 2020
Should we be worried about self-learning malware?
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cyber security

Should we be worried about self-learning malware?

Some analysts predict self-learning malware will cause a major security breach by 2024, but not everyone agrees
7 Nov 2020
What is DevSecOps and why is it important?
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DevOps

What is DevSecOps and why is it important?

This new flavour of DevOps is helping organisations rapidly implement security by design
30 Oct 2020
Why deepfakes could threaten everything from biometrics to democracy
A smartphone showing the download screen for FaceApp, an AI face-swapper
Security

Why deepfakes could threaten everything from biometrics to democracy

Deepfake technology has been rated the most serious AI crime threat, but there are ways to fight back
30 Oct 2020
How Stanford University is putting humans at the centre of AI
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How Stanford University is putting humans at the centre of AI

Recipients of the Hoffman-Yee Research Grant Program are researching everything from the evolution of words to advances in elderly care
24 Sep 2020
Why Stanford University wants to put humans at the centre of AI
Stanford University's front lawn and main building on a sunny day, with the bell tower in the background
artificial intelligence (AI)

Why Stanford University wants to put humans at the centre of AI

Recipients of the Hoffman-Yee Research Grant Program are researching everything from the evolution of words to advances in elderly care
22 Sep 2020
How do we fix security's toxic culture?
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Careers & training

How do we fix security's toxic culture?

From high staff churn to bullying and loss of productivity, security teams are suffering when they fail to address poor working environments
4 Aug 2020
Have coronavirus conspiracies damaged the rollout of UK 5G?
5G

Have coronavirus conspiracies damaged the rollout of UK 5G?

5G was already the target of health scares and rumours – the eruption of COVID-19 has only made it worse
7 Jul 2020
Computer vision – have you seen the light?
artificial intelligence (AI)

Computer vision – have you seen the light?

From detecting tumours to identifying wear in machines, computer vision can help improve our world – but not everything is plain sailing
6 Jul 2020
What is Tiny AI?
artificial intelligence (AI)

What is Tiny AI?

Listed as one of MIT Technology Review’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2020, this version of AI is set to make a real difference in solving importan…
20 May 2020
How can we deal with digital pollution?
energy efficiency

How can we deal with digital pollution?

Data may seem ethereal, but everything from the biggest cloud to a single unopened email has an environmental cost
10 May 2020
Do you have visibility of all your machine identities?
cyber security

Do you have visibility of all your machine identities?

SSH manipulation has become mainstream, presenting a real threat to businesses. Here's how to protect yourself
6 Apr 2020
How technology is changing the role of the manager
Careers & training

How technology is changing the role of the manager

A changing tech landscape will require managers to keep on top of not only their team's skills and training, but their own, too
1 Apr 2020
Ensuring cyber security during mergers and acquisitions
cyber security

Ensuring cyber security during mergers and acquisitions

A lack of due diligence when bringing two companies together can lead to major IT and security issues down the line
13 Feb 2020
CIOs are taking their seat at the boardroom table
chief information officer (CIO)

CIOs are taking their seat at the boardroom table

Once the poor relation of the C-suite, IT leaders have an increasingly important strategic role to play
17 Jan 2020
Do we need to improve diversity within cyber security?
Business strategy

Do we need to improve diversity within cyber security?

We take a look at the industry's ongoing struggle with gender representation and the initiatives helping to create change
16 Dec 2019
What are the biggest career trends in cyber security?
Security

What are the biggest career trends in cyber security?

We take a look at where the jobs are, who are the top employers and the most sought-after skills
28 Oct 2019
How to make yourself irreplaceable in tomorrow’s job market
powering digital skills
Careers & training

How to make yourself irreplaceable in tomorrow’s job market

What skills do IT professionals need to help them weather tech disruption in the workplace?
14 Oct 2019
Why cloud should be part of your disaster recovery strategy
disaster recovery (DR)

Why cloud should be part of your disaster recovery strategy

Cloud-based solutions can help support businesses of all sizes through unplanned downtime
7 Jun 2019
What is driving the rise of hyperconverged infrastructure?
IT infrastructure

What is driving the rise of hyperconverged infrastructure?

A look at the buzz around HCI, its best and worst use cases, and what the future may hold for the framework
31 May 2019
Data visibility: The biggest problem with public clouds
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public cloud

Data visibility: The biggest problem with public clouds

Being unable to see your data leaves you open to data breaches, performance issues and unnecessary costs. So what needs to be done?
14 May 2019
Developing effective strategies in the Industry 4.0 age
digital transformation

Developing effective strategies in the Industry 4.0 age

Overinvestment, lack of understanding and poor leadership are undermining efforts to modernise
30 Apr 2019
How a social media network could bring down your business
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social media

How a social media network could bring down your business

Employees are devoting more than three hours per week to sites proven to be hotbeds of malware
26 Apr 2019
How to deal with generational differences in the workplace
Careers & training

How to deal with generational differences in the workplace

As businesses gear up for Industry 4.0, age is quickly becoming the main factor in workplace conflict
12 Apr 2019
2019's highest-paying IT certifications
professional development

2019's highest-paying IT certifications

We take a look at the most lucrative certifications and assess what difference these will make to your CV
1 Apr 2019
Should you still care about cryptocurrencies?
cryptocurrency
blockchain

Should you still care about cryptocurrencies?

The business case for Bitcoin never quite materialised, and chances are it never will
6 Mar 2019
2019 will be the year cloud-native becomes the new norm
hybrid cloud

2019 will be the year cloud-native becomes the new norm

Although many companies will continue to struggle with cloud security and talent shortages
8 Jan 2019
What will the job seeker market look like under Google?
Careers & training

What will the job seeker market look like under Google?

Some experts say Google's standardisation is great for the industry, although concerns remain over competition
10 Aug 2018
'Full cloud is Netflix, bursting is just boring old iPlayer'
hybrid cloud

'Full cloud is Netflix, bursting is just boring old iPlayer'

Despite growing interest in the public cloud, universities remain split over the efficacy of 'bursting'
12 Jul 2018
Businesses 'should already be on their journey to UCaaS'
unified communications (UC)

Businesses 'should already be on their journey to UCaaS'

With the unified communications market on the rise, experts urge companies to shift towards an 'as-a-service' approach
19 Jun 2018