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Computer hacking is taking a darker turn; hackers are no longer kids seeing if they can crack codes, they are now sophisticated targetted attacks from organisations who are there to cause havoc explains David Davies.    
Friday, 27 February 2015 13:36

What's really going on with smart cities?

David Tebbutt takes a look at what makes a city smart and what standards they should be following for the future
Zahid Jiwa argues that mobile cloud developers need to plan for the app of the future instead of the app of today 
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 09:46

Working with the moral issues in big data

Using the results of big data is not just a commercial decision.  Our CCI columnist David ‘Tebbo’ Tebbutt asks for some greater thought in the way we use and monetise personal data.
Tom Neaves, Managing Consultant at Trustwave explains why cyber security is no longer solely an “IT issue” mainly because more than just the IT department is feeling the pain.
Lilac Schoenbeck argues that a public cloud solution isn’t always the answer for businesses with multi-tiered applications with physical dependencies or specific networking requirements.
Friday, 23 January 2015 16:50

Box floats

Later today (Friday 23rd), after a long 10 year slog, Box will begin trading as a public company on the New York Stock Exchange and it will be interesting to see if they hit the share price targets they want.
Friday, 16 January 2015 11:13

Let's play Global Thermonuclear War.

The UK and the US governments are planning on collaborating on war games to test cyber threats and as far as we’re concerned it can’t come quick enough.
Monday, 05 January 2015 11:17

Could your data be breaking the law?

James Walker explains why we need a set of common standards so that any organisation can classify its data according to value, criticality, personal or juridical sensitivity and why software defined networks (SDN) will help us get there.
One year on from the debacle of Target’s security breach and has anything really changed? Despite the weeks of forensic analysis and the astronomical cost incurred by the company, retailer after retailer is still falling foul of the same form of malware attack. So just what is going wrong?
Recently we have seen a number of problems associated with the security around the Internet of Things particularly the security of the connections. So how do you keep IoT devices from broadcasting data to anyone?
To get ahead you need to be mobile, but the skills required to develop mobile applications are in short supply and developers are demanding telephone figure salaries. Zahid Jiwa of OutSystems looks at some of the problems associated with mobile development and suggests a few answers. It feels like the entire planet is going mobile. A report out by eMarketer puts the number of mobile phones and smartphones at almost…
Friday, 07 November 2014 16:34

Today’s CIO Agenda

David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure argues that CIOs need to be agile and forward thinking but still have the technology skillset and the structures to build the solutions that will drive the business forward. 
For those looking to dive into cloud for the first time, Rick Delgado picks the top five things to consider when looking to create a cloud solution
Richard Lane maintains businesses shouldn’t just stop at outsourcing IT with cloud solutions but should also look at some of their other functions, namely their sales departments.
Due to the time-sensitive nature of the business decision process, the internet of things demands a three-tier architecture, in order to fully collect, analyse and take action on data sourced from connected sensors and devices explains Chris Gray, Director of Embedded and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat.
OpenStack won’t be ready for enterprises until it fixes a few basics including shared and unified storage management, and the ability to move workloads between platforms argues Momchil “Memo” Michailov
The CloudStore has closed, but eduserv's Head of Product Marketing Andy Powell, argues that the old independently audited review system, is not easily replaced by the new self-certification in the replacement, Digital Marketplace 
Businesses should dump their software licenses and their support contracts and move to the cloud, says Kevin Linsell
Monday, 22 September 2014 01:45

Are you mixing with the wrong cloud?

Understanding the subtle distinction between in the cloud, and just making use of cloud technology could make all the difference to how your organisation approaches the cloud says Nic Merriman.

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