Stuart Sumner is editor of Computing.

Previously he spent 12 years in the IT industry as a programme manager, where he was responsible for the delivery of corporate WAN rollouts for global blue-chip companies.

Stuart has also written for Time Out and IPC Media, and in his spare time writes scripted comedy for TV and radio.

Articles & blogs by Stuart Sumner

H4cked Off: PRISM is just the beginning

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Edward Snowden's revelations on the extent of the NSA's and GCHQ's snooping activities are just the tip of the iceberg, argues Stuart Sumner
29 Jan 2014

EE working on emergency fix to security flaw - UPDATED

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Provider's broadband customers who signed up after early 2012 are affected, as are earlier customers who upgraded their routers
21 Jan 2014

Microsoft Windows 9 slated for April 2015 release

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Codenamed 'Threshold', Microsoft appears keen to distance the release from Windows 8
14 Jan 2014

Influence - the Internet of Things

The internet of things is coming, but what is it, and exactly how will it revolutionise our lives?
17 Dec 2013

Charting progress through awards

Egress Software Technologies followed up its 2011 UK IT Industry Award for security innovation with an even more prestigious accolade in November
16 Dec 2013

Interview: Raising IT's profile at Skanska

Computing speaks to Steve Capper, director of IT at construction giant Skanska, about re-energising a stale IT environment
09 Dec 2013

Top ten cyber security stories of 2013

Computing looks back at the security stories that rocked the industry throughout the year
09 Dec 2013

Is CYOD the future?

In this video of a recent Computing IT Leaders' Forum, a panel of experts from the public, private and third sectors discuss their approach to CYOD
06 Dec 2013

Good IT staff hard to find – and Cisco skills harder still

IT director at Skanska also bemoans recruitment firms, saying they send totally inappropriate people for jobs
04 Dec 2013

The history of IT - as you've never seen it before!

What's your favourite event in IT from the last 40 years? Check our new Infographic to see if it's there, and if not, shout about it!
21 Nov 2013

Special report – Celebrating the very best in IT

The great and the good of the technology sector converged on London earlier this month to salute the winners of the 2013 Computing/BCS UK IT Industry Awards. So who walked away with a trophy? And did any of them manage to get the number for celebrity MC Jimmy Carr’s accountant? Stuart Sumner reveals all
20 Nov 2013

The UK IT Industry Awards – and the winners are…

The UK IT Industry Awards, from Computing and the BCS, were a roaring success last night, with comedian Jimmy Carr presenting some of the UK’s top IT talent with the much-coveted gongs. But who were the big winners on the night?
14 Nov 2013

The evolution of programming languages

How have programming languages evolved over the past 50 years? How have the early languages influenced later versions, and how are they still used today?
06 Nov 2013

GoClever Aries 70: Review

How does the new 7 inch tablet from Polish firm Goclever fare in the cluttered Android market? Should enterprises consider this as a budget option for road warriors, or are there better options elsewhere?
04 Nov 2013

Dark Mail: Secure email project planned to combat the NSA and PRISM

Secure email providers collaborate on email platform designed to thwart government surveillance
04 Nov 2013