Careers and skills

What are the most sought-after cyber security skills?

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QA Training's Cyber Security Director Greg Newton-Ingham explains which skills are at the top of businesses' wish lists
29 Jul 2014

M&S to replace CIO Darrell Stein with Tesco’s Carl Dawson

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Carl Dawson has been CIO for Tesco internet retailing, Shop Direct and Thomas Cook
25 Jul 2014

'Man up': What should women in IT really be fighting for?

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Peter Gothard talks to CEO of Anam Technologies, Louise O' Sullivan, about an issue that constantly fills Computing's PR inbox with tropes and conjectures that seem increasingly meaningless to both genders.
25 Jul 2014

Fortnum and Mason bags its first CIO

Retailer hires Whistles' director of IT and logistics David Mold
24 Jul 2014

Newcastle builds £250m tech hub to deliver 400 jobs and a £20m economic boost

The Core will be first building to open in new Science Central complex
14 Jul 2014

Lloyds Banking Group to recruit RBC CIO Morteza Mahjour

Mahjour to fill vacancy left by Darryl West, who jumped ship to Barclays
08 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014

PaaS bucks up mobile app development

A cloud-based development platform from Portugal-based OutSystems has hugely increased the productivity of ADEC Group’s programmers, says Peter Gothard
04 Jul 2014

What makes the ideal security analyst?

QA Training's Mark Amory explains what skills are necessary for a security analyst in order to deal with people, processes and technology
02 Jul 2014

Open University course aims to introduce cyber security to 200,000 people

University hopes new eight-week course will inspire people to opt for career in cyber security
02 Jul 2014

Information security personnel are 'unsung hereos,' says Vodafone awareness manager

Luisa Gentile tells Computing's Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit that information security staff need more recognition for their work
01 Jul 2014

The BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as CTO

Controller of research and development takes up key technology role
01 Jul 2014

M&S CISO: I have to remind our board that we are going to have data breaches and get hacked

Matt Denny was launched into a 'here be dragons' type situation
01 Jul 2014

The 'Don't knows' are running UK IT

Computing Research reveals that significant numbers of IT leaders can't answer basic questions about their jobs
01 Jul 2014

Salaries soar for cyber security high-flyers

While CISO paypackets are growing at an accelerating rate, wages for mid-tier cyber security workers appear to be stagnating. Sooraj Shah investigates
27 Jun 2014

Cabinet Office and Capita joint venture to offer cyber security training for boards and CEOs

Axelos will charge a fee for scenario-based and 'gamification' training sessions
24 Jun 2014

Pizza with precision – a taste of Domino's multiplatform strategy

Domino’s IT supremo Colin Rees gives Peter Gothard a taste of the multi-platform strategy that will one day enable pizza-lovers to get their favourite food delivered any time, any place
23 Jun 2014

Five-star service: an interview with LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Danny Palmer how agile development, big data and a happy, motivated IT team are key to providing the best customer service to hotel room bookers
19 Jun 2014

Transform 2014: CIOs will lose control to the CMO as Internet of Things and big data explode

TIBCO CTO Matt Quinn: control of technology is moving away from CIOs and towards marketing
17 Jun 2014

What makes the ideal security engineer?

QA's Mark Amory highlights the key qualities that firms are looking for in a security engineer
16 Jun 2014

Huawei bringing R&D centre to Bristol, George Osborne loves it

Chinese company promises to create 300 new research jobs by 2017
10 Jun 2014

Call for more specialist code reviewers after new OpenSSL vulnerability found

University of Ulster's Kevin Curran tells Computing that code reviewers need to think like hackers
06 Jun 2014

What makes the ideal chief information security officer?

QA technical consultant Mark Hutchings explains which skills are prerequisites for a role as CISO
05 Jun 2014

Putting projects on the fast track: thetrainline.com’s CTO Mark Holt

Reflecting on his first two months in the role, Holt talks about the need for developers, DevOps, the cloud and microservices
04 Jun 2014