Graeme Burton is Chief Reporter at Computing.

He has 15 years of experience in news and magazine journalism, and has edited such titles as Trade & Forfaiting Review, Inside Knowledge and Managing Information & Documents.

Articles & blogs by Graeme Burton

No change for government IT regardless of who wins the next election, believes Liam Maxwell

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Government Digital Service CTO Liam Maxwell looks forward to continuing his role, regardless of the outcome of the general election in 2015
27 Nov 2014

Liam Maxwell: Open standards and focus on inter-operability has opened the way to 'government as a platform'

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Maxwell expects continuity of IT even if there is a change of government after the general election in 2015
26 Nov 2014

What exactly did security software companies know of Regin, the latest malware disclosed by Symantec this weekend?

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H4cked off: Security software companies have some questions to answer about Regin, the latest state-sponsored malware that has been observed in the wild for at least six years
25 Nov 2014

In computer security, it's almost impossible to tell the 'good guys' from the 'bad guys'

Even the most sophisticated of cyber attacks invariably start with a banal email and a simple attachment or URL. But how should organisations start to protect themselves against such attacks?
25 Nov 2014

Stuxnet-style malware 'developed by Western intelligence agency' uncovered in Russia and Saudi Arabia

Symantec warns that many components of Regin probably 'remain undiscovered' and that 'additional functionality and versions may exist'
24 Nov 2014

Government CTO Liam Maxwell recruits army of senior IT leaders to manage new contracts

Public sector hiring IT specialists to bring lost IT skills back in-house, says Maxwell
20 Nov 2014

Threat intelligence – the best form of defence?

Major organisations are subject to millions of 'security events' every week, but which ones should be ignored and which investigated? IBM argues that threat intelligence can help
17 Nov 2014

“Garbage in, garbage out” - a bad model for data collection...

Data is becoming more important than ever for winning and wowing customers. But many organisations admit that their data collection just isn't good enough
14 Nov 2014

Sainsbury's Matt Wills leads back-to-front DevOps revolution at grocery chain

IT infrastructure transformation at Sainsbury's as grocery chain updates IT and implements automated environments for DevOps
14 Nov 2014

'Patent troll' defeated by Apple, Acer, Dell and HP over Ethernet intellectual property claims

Technology giants defeat intellectual property holding company over Ethernet patents
13 Nov 2014

Apple 'Masque' flaw left unpatched for four months can evade MDM security

Masque ball for cyber criminals as Apple fails to patch flaw, which can evade mobile-device management security, for four months
12 Nov 2014

EU network and information security directive should focus on critical infrastructure, argues software industry lobbying group

Business Software Alliance argues that security directive needs to overcome patchy security across the EU
12 Nov 2014

Outsourcer Serco pinched by hard-headed public-sector deal-making and loss-making private-sector contracts

Serco blames botched move into private sector outsourcing combined with tougher deal-making by the public sector for big losses
11 Nov 2014

Will software-defined networking herald 'the rise of the stupid network'?

It's taken the best part of 15 years, but with data centre operators seriously examining and rolling out software-defined networking the age of the 'stupid network' might finally be upon us
11 Nov 2014

ICO to examine data protection and privacy implications of connected medical devices

ICO interest in medical devices precedes further EU regulation under new Data Protection Directive
10 Nov 2014