IT & infrastructure

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Microsoft plots ‘carbon negative’ target for 2030

News
17 Jan, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The firm wants to go further by 2050 and remove all the carbon it has emitted since 1975

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Cloud hardware sales slide, but still dominates wider IT market

News
16 Jan, 2020
Nicole Kobie

IDC predicts cloud infrastructure will overtake traditional hardware sales this year

Encrypting a small business: Why remote working could be your blindspot

In-depth
15 Jan, 2020
David Howell

Despite many businesses already using encryption, the majority of policies lack complete coverage

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Our 5-minute guide to enterprise cloud computing

In-depth
15 Jan, 2020
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

What is enterprise cloud computing, how is it used, and what are the business benefits?

Banco Sabadell signs up to 10-year IBM deal

News
15 Jan, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The Spanish bank will migrate its IT systems to a Red Hat-developed hybrid cloud infrastructure

Firefox Voice trial begins in beta

News
14 Jan, 2020
Nicole Kobie

Mozilla has started sending invites to the beta of its Firefox Voice extension

Memes and Viking funerals: The internet reacts to the death of Windows 7

News
14 Jan, 2020
Dale Walker

Although official support has been withdrawn, the ghost of Windows 7 is likely to linger for many years to come

Google testing biometric support for Autofill service

News
13 Jan, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Users may be asked for additional verification before Autofill populates apps and forms with sensitive data

GCHQ warns against Windows 7 for email, banking

News
13 Jan, 2020
Nicole Kobie

Windows 7 shouldn't be used for sensitive tasks once it hits end of life, says the NCSC

Mozilla fixes Firefox zero-day being actively exploited

News
9 Jan, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The US cyber security agency has warned the vulnerability is being used to take control of users’ machines

Travelex disruption caused by devastating ransomware attack

News
8 Jan, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Attackers vow to return 5GB of customer data in exchange for $6 million, but Travelex claims no data has been stolen

Buyer’s guide to cloud file sharing

Advice
7 Jan, 2020
Dave Mitchell

Discover how to pick the right cloud file-sharing service for your business

Travelex services forced offline by cyber attack

News
3 Jan, 2020
Jane McCallion

The currency exchange noticed the intrusion on 31 December, but the incident is ongoing

The scariest security horror stories of 2019

In-depth
27 Dec, 2019
Virtual Clouds

From sustained attacks without a motive to data dumps that just keep giving, these are the stories that shocked us the most

XSS the most widely-used attack method of 2019

News
23 Dec, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Research unveils the most popular hacking techniques, with SQL injection and fuzzing also popular choices

Google services knocked offline after fibre cables cut

News
20 Dec, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Tech giant says it's 'very rare' for two cables to be cut simultaneously

How to manage a departing employee’s access to IT

In-depth
19 Dec, 2019
Nik Rawlinson

We talk to experts in access rights, data removal and human resources to navigate this most tricky of passages

Google Cloud gains fresh security partners and tools

News
17 Dec, 2019
Nicole Kobie

McAfee among new additions to partnerships that help secure Google Cloud

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Intel spends $2bn on Habana Labs in AI data centre push

News
17 Dec, 2019
Nicole Kobie

Chip maker continues its focus on AI acquisitions with purchase of Israeli Habana Labs

Google Transfer Service launched for those handling enormous data migrations

News
13 Dec, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Enterprise customers can transfer billions of files at once with the firm's latest tool