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ORGANISATIONS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO IMPROVE PASSWORD SECURITY ISSUES

A majority of IT executives across the UK continue to rely on employees to monitor their password behaviour, reveals a new study. Despite password behaviour remaining a concern, companies are not doing enough to improve control and visibility of IT executives. As many as 78%, or nearly 4 in every 5, IT executives are not […]

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UBER FIRES 20 PEOPLE OVER SEXUAL HARRASSMENT AND BULLYING ALLEGATIONS

Uber has fired more than 20 people, and is taking other actions against staff, after a harassment investigation. The taxi-app firm said the sackings related to sexual harassment, bullying and issues about poor company culture. Uber has been under fire over its treatment of women staff since a former employee wrote a scathing blog post […]

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APPLE DEAL WITH NOKIA MOVE THEM FROM ADVERSARIES TO BUSINESS PARTNERS

Apple faces one less legal fight after agreeing a deal with Nokia, which is said to move them from “adversaries in court to business partners”. The two signed a multi-year patent licence agreement covering a variety of elements, chief among which is the ending of a raft of recent litigation. The vendors did not disclose […]

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C LEVEL EXECS AT GREATEST RISK OF BEING HACKED WHEN OUTSIDE THE OFFICE

As many as 44% of UK organisations are likely to ban employees from using public Wi-Fi hotspots despite 92% of them being aware of security challenges that come with using them. Shockingly, just one in ten UK organisations also feel they have no security concerns with their employees accessing public Wi-Fi hotspots. Security challenges around public Wi-Fi […]

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VIRGIN ACTIVE FIRST GLOBAL FITNESS CLUB TO INTEGRATE WITH AMAZON ALEXA

Virgin Active has become the first global fitness club to integrate with Amazon Alexa. Launching an app to bring members closer to their workouts, Alexa now gives members a new way to schedule their fitness regime through the voice-controlled home personal assistant. Alexa will respond to questions about the clubs’ class timetable, class type, location […]

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GOOGLE OWNER WAYMO AND UBER SET TO GO HEAD TO HEAD OVER SELF-DRIVING CARS

US ride hailing business Lyft has formed a partnership with the Google owner’s self-driving car unit Waymo to help develop self-driving vehicles. Lyft is Uber’s biggest rival in the US. Many firms, including Uber, are racing to develop driverless cars, which they hope can be paired with journey-booking systems to revolutionise transport. The move is […]