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

Computing Refresh: Box delays IPO, Europe fails, and all your data belongs to US

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Join the Computing team for a quick update on all the latest IT news
02 May 2014

BBC: Involve all staff in cyber security education

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BBC’s head of information security explains that all security incidents are an opportunity to learn and improve, and that communication with stakeholders is paramount
02 May 2014

BBC: “Incident response isn’t a paper you put on the shelf and just grab when someone starts screaming”

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David Jones, head of information security at the BBC, explains how incident response works at the broadcaster, and stresses that organisations must move away from a blame culture when it comes to security breaches
01 May 2014

“Each time we look at open source, Microsoft is cheaper” says local government CIO

Jos Creese, CIO for Hampshire County Council, explains why local and central government often procure proprietary software over open source, and large integrators over SMEs
29 Apr 2014

UK IT Awards - What it means to win

Tony Pepper, CEO of Egress Software, discusses how his firm's victories in previous years' UK IT Awards have charted the growth of his business
17 Apr 2014

Managing big data privacy and ethics

Experts discuss big data ethics at Computing's recent Big Data Summit 2014
15 Apr 2014

Interview: Vin Murria, CEO and founder, Advanced Computer Software

Vin Murria explains why the UK has a cultural problem when it comes to start-ups, and allowing people to fail
11 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Delegates' view

Delegates at Computing's recent Big Data Summit 2014 discuss their issues with the technology trend
08 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Real world approaches to managing big data

In this panel sessions from Computing's recent Big Data Summit, a panel of CIOs discuss their approach to tackling their big data challenges
04 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014 - Keeping your data lake pure and secure

Intel's Richard Pilling explains how to ensure your structured and unstructured data is of high quality, and stored safely
03 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014 - Latest Developments

Missed Computing's Big Data Summit 2014? This video brings you up to speed on the latest developments in the industry, and the thoughts of the firms offering the leading-edge solutions to help you fully exploit both structured and unstructured data
03 Apr 2014

Big data: the view from the sharp end

Stuart Sumner analyses the responses to Computing’s Big Data Summit 2014 polls
01 Apr 2014

James Brokenshire on the cyber role of the National Crime Agency

"The NCA is leading in the fight against the most serious and organised cyber criminals," says former government security minister in an exclusive interview with Computing
14 Mar 2014

Cameron pledges £45m to develop internet of things

Prime Minister tells CeBIT trade show that UK and Germany could drive a new industrial revolution
10 Mar 2014

How cyber criminals beat email filters and web gateways

Mark Sparshott, executive director at Proofpoint, told delegates at Computing's IT Leaders' Forum event how cyber criminals use an understanding of psychology to defeat traditional security tools
06 Mar 2014