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

Top ten cyber security stories of 2013

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

Is CYOD the future?

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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

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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

LinkedIn spear-phishing campaign discovered

New LinkedIn scam harvests users data for malicious purposes
01 Nov 2013

The Top 5 IT budget killers and how CIOs avoid them

There are certain elements of the IT estate that have a habit of springing nasty surprises on those drawing up the annual budget. In this documentary we speak to IBM, and the CIOs of Marks & Spencer and Network Rail to find out how they avoid the IT budget killers
30 Oct 2013

Surface Pro 2: Review

Microsoft’s update to its flagship tablet sees Intel’s latest Haswell processor beef up its performance and massively improve battery life
21 Oct 2013

Webcor builds collaboration in the cloud

Construction firm selects Box for its document storage and collaboration needs
21 Oct 2013

Kevin Mitnick: 'The only thing McAfee is good at is making videos'

Outspoken security expert and reformed hacker claims that anti-virus software is next to useless, and shows how peer to peer software can cause devestating leaks of sensitive corporate data
16 Oct 2013

Hounslow Council puts its faith in the cloud, and to hell with the NSA

Council selects Box for document storage and collaboration, and plans to go infrastructure-free in five years
10 Oct 2013