Technology

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UK HIT BY 188 HIGH LEVEL CYBER ATTACKS IN PAST THREE MONTH AS STATE SPONSORED CYBER CRIME ESCALATES

Britain is being hit by dozens of cyber-attacks a month, including attempts by Russian state-sponsored hackers to steal defence and foreign policy secrets, GCHQ’s new cybersecurity chief has said. Ciaran Martin, head of the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), told the Sunday Times there had been a “step change” in Russia’s online aggression against the west. […]

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SNAPCHAT MAKING HUGE LOSSES YET FLOTATION COULD VALUE IS AT $25BILLION

Snap, owner of the Snapchat messaging app popular with teenagers, is to sell its shares on the US stock market. The California-based tech firm, which allows users to send images and messages that vanish within seconds, is set to be one of the major US share listings of recent years. The flotation is expected to […]

AI

MICROSOFT WILL INCREASE USE OF AI TO IMPROVE PRODUCTS SAYS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Microsoft will increase its use of artificial intelligence (AI) in order to improve the company’s products, chief executive Satya Nadella said when revealing the tech giant’s latest financial results. The company behind the Windows PC software reported revenue of 24.1 billion US dollars (£19.1bn) in the three months to December 31, up on the 23.8 […]

IoT

Exploitation of IoT weaknesses and the rise and rise of DDOs changing the cyber security landscape

Arbor Networks 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from network and security professionals at the world’s leading service provider, cloud/hosting and enterprise organisations. The report covers a comprehensive range of issues from threat detection and incident response to managed services, staffing and budgets. Its focus is on the operational challenges internet operators face […]