Sooraj Shah is a reporter for Computing and joined the publication in September 2011.

Sooraj worked for Legalease on the Legal 500 Asia Pacific lawyer's guide, as a researcher and writer.

He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010 with a BA in Linguistics.

 

 

Articles & blogs by Sooraj Shah

Remove Microsoft admin rights to mitigate 92 per cent of vulnerabilities

Using Office 2013
Avecto analysed data from security bulletins issued by Microsoft throughout 2013
18 Feb 2014

Apple opens first store in Brazil – with world’s highest priced iPhone on sale

Apple iPhone 5S in space grey gold and silver
Latin America's first store will stock £700 16GB iPhone 5s
17 Feb 2014

Angela Merkel proposes European communications network to improve data protection

Barak Obama and Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande and Enrico Letta at the G20 summit in St Petersburg in September 2013
German Chancellor finally acts after months of NSA and GCHQ spying revelations
17 Feb 2014

Debenhams: Social media analysis is helpful, but not when it is computer generated

Retailer tells Computing that its own staff analyse Twitter and Facebook comments
14 Feb 2014

Birmingham City University overhauls data centre, network and telephony requirements in multimillion-pound refresh

BCU selects Logicalis as a partner, and Cisco telephony system to help improve services for staff and students
14 Feb 2014

Tesco customer account details shared online by hackers

More than 2,000 details posted online using details from other security breaches
14 Feb 2014

Asda: If one firm misuses customer data it could “kill the whole thing” for all of us

Firms will see a customer backlash if data is used inappropriately, according to Asda's head of insight and pricing, Alex Chruszcz
13 Feb 2014

Debenhams, B&Q unconvinced by social media analytics

No buy-in on sentiment data which leads to the unknown, say retailers
13 Feb 2014

BT to sue NHS Scotland for £20m in damages after losing out on £110m contract

Telecoms giant was not allowed a second run at SWAN procurement process
12 Feb 2014

HMRC delays RTI penalties and readies Universal Credit integration

6 April deadline will be extended as employers continue to struggle with RTI reporting
12 Feb 2014

Janet UK looking for co-location data centre provider in £130m tender

Network for UK research and education community issues tender that could last for 15 years
12 Feb 2014

Google requests US Congress to update privacy laws

Government should require a warrant before asking for content of users' communications, says Google
12 Feb 2014

Cloudflare claims it has mitigated the biggest cyber attack of its kind

But latest attack not considered big enough to break the internet
12 Feb 2014

Obama reforms for NSA ‘limited’, says ex-NSA chief

Plenty of room for manoeuvre for spy agency, says General Michael Hayden
11 Feb 2014

Is the government finally going to walk the walk with open source?

After years of talking about vendor lock-in and cutting costs, Sooraj Shah asks whether Whitehall is finally fully embracing open standards
11 Feb 2014