COVID-19

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privacy

UK delays rollout of NHS contact-tracing app

Dominic Raab says the app will now be released "in the weeks ahead" after missing original mid-May target
19 May 2020
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Software

These are the companies offering free software during the coronavirus crisis

Rounding up the free trials, discounts and giveaways to help businesses and public sector bodies weather the storm
15 May 2020
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flexible working

The IT Pro Podcast: Staying sane while working from home

With remote working set to continue, how can we avoid stress and burnout?
15 May 2020
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supply chain management (SCM)

Can tech survive without China?

Most tech is made in China. What happens when it can’t – or won’t – make our gadgets?
14 May 2020
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Business operations

Twitter will let employees work from home indefinitely

Staff will be able to choose whether they want to return to the offices
13 May 2020
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automation

Automation push "key to business recovery" post-coronavirus

Forrester encourages businesses to automate to survive the impending recession
12 May 2020
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5G

Ericsson increases 5G forecast as data demand surges

Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in increased demand due to widespread remote working
11 May 2020
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flexible working

Facebook and Google extend remote working policies until next year

Tech giants plan to reopen in July as lockdown restrictions are lifted
11 May 2020
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cyber security

State-backed hackers targeting bodies critical to coronavirus response

Hackers are targeting healthcare bodies and pharmaceutical companies
6 May 2020
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video conferencing

Video conferencing service StarLeaf sees a 947% surge in UK usage

CEO Mark Richer believes this trend will continue long after the pandemic is over
5 May 2020
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cyber security

NHSX contact-tracing app reportedly failed cyber security tests

Report emerges as Apple and Google double-down on privacy with location tracking ban
5 May 2020
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Vodafone launches IoT-enabled camera to screen employee temperatures

The device delivers accurate information on real-time body temperature
4 May 2020
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cyber security

Cyber security professionals are being repurposed during the pandemic

Despite the fact that the number of cyber security incidents has doubled at some firms
29 Apr 2020
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Development

UK's contact-tracing app will be ready in "two to three weeks"

NHSX CEO says app will be "crucial" in easing lockdown restrictions
29 Apr 2020
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Business strategy

Almost a third of businesses lacked a network security plan prior to the pandemic

Report also finds that a quarter of firms experienced "major disruptions"
28 Apr 2020
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cyber security

Hackers leak credentials of WHO and Gates Foundation employees

Cyber criminals posted almost 25,000 email addresses and passwords to 4chan and Pastebin
23 Apr 2020
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Careers & training

Life under lockdown – why we miss office work culture

From communication problems to cyber security issues, working from home can be a stressful experience
23 Apr 2020
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cyber security

Microsoft warns of "prolific" Trickbot malware exploiting COVID-19 crisis

Hackers are sending out hundreds of emails offering free advice and testing
22 Apr 2020
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Careers & training

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the workplace more than any disruptive technology

In just two months, COVID-19 has done what artificial intelligence and automation once promised to do within years
22 Apr 2020
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phishing

WHO doubles its security team as phishing attacks ramp up

Hackers are targeting top officials after employee emails circulated online
22 Apr 2020
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social media

Facebook launches UK coronavirus symptom survey

The COVID-19 symptom survey is opt-in and only targets users who are 18 years or older
22 Apr 2020
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Development

NHS starts trial of machine learning system to predict demand

CPAS was developed by NHS Digital and a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge
21 Apr 2020
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cyber security

NCSC removes over 2,000 online coronavirus scams

GCHQ offshoot also publishes cyber security advice for remote workers
21 Apr 2020