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Security specialist Sophos only employs two IT security pros

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CIO Jason Richards: Companies don't need 'an army of security professionals'
07 Aug 2014

Target predicts staggering $148m loss over December security breach

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US retailer to pay steep price after 40 million credit and debit card details were stolen in December 2013
07 Aug 2014

Regulators must catch up with the speed of technological development - fast!

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John McKinlay, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that it's time for a fresh approach, where laws are put in place before new technology becomes widely adopted
07 Aug 2014

Cloud and mobility take off at Gatwick Airport: an interview with CIO Michael Ibbitson

Gatwick Airport CIO Michael Ibbitson tells Computing how analytics, cloud, mobile devices and more are helping to provide the best possible services to passengers
07 Aug 2014

Sophos implements Zuora, Adobe Campaign, Salesforce and SAP in major transformational programme

Sophos CIO Jason Richards tells Sooraj Shah how the company has instilled a 'cloud-first' strategy at the firm
06 Aug 2014

Demand for in-car telematics boxes seeing strong growth, says Direct Line Group CEO

Meanwhile, shift away from RBS data centres is already delivering benefits for Direct Line, says firm
04 Aug 2014

IT leaders dismiss report on negative executive perceptions of the CIO

IT leaders from BG Group and Network Rail Telecom dismiss Forrester report, suggesting their boards are on board with IT reforms
01 Aug 2014

KPMG opts for ServiceNow workflow after being advised by client-facing CIO advisory board

KPMG starts to listen to its own advisory practice for new software implementations
31 Jul 2014

Windows 8 is ‘too much, too quickly and too different’, says KPMG CIO

Windows 8 'optional' for staff, but Windows Phone 'not ready' due to security concerns
31 Jul 2014

The new business ‘ecosystem’: Tapping into a partner’s skill set

The CIOs of Balfour Beatty and TfL tell Sooraj Shah how they have combated the IT skills crisis by leveraging third party resources
31 Jul 2014

Executives don't think CIOs help accelerate business progress, says Forrester report

Forrester research suggests a lack of respect for the work of IT from other departments
29 Jul 2014

Computing research: Routes to mobility

John Leonard examines Computing research that illuminates the challenges and options enterprise face when designing mobile apps for a business audience
29 Jul 2014

Engineering a new infrastructure: an interview with Balfour Beatty CIO Danny Reeves

Balfour Beatty CIO Danny Reeves describes how the company has moved away from a 'closed-shop’ approach to IT and is now modernising its infrastructure in partnership with key suppliers
28 Jul 2014

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

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

Fortnum and Mason bags its first CIO

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

CTO interview: Technology and tradition at the London Metal Exchange

Insourcing IT at the London Metal Exchange is just the start of a slew of new projects, chief technology officer Robin Paine tells Graeme Burton
23 Jul 2014

Security vs performance

Imposing security from above can make IT the ‘Department of No’, writes John Leonard, meaning it’s important to strike the right balance
21 Jul 2014

KPMG and Imperial College London team up in bid to help businesses exploit big data analytics

Partnership claims that new centre will help put UK at the forefront of data science
15 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

Applying best practice risk management in IT projects

Dennis Sheehan, senior training consultant at ILX Group, explains how IT projects must be run in order to minimise risk
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

TfL selects Tibco on journey to exploit big data

CIO Steve Townsend says increased data intelligence will open up new avenues for developers and advertisers, as well as improving passenger journeys
03 Jul 2014

The future of enterprise mobility

A panel of experts at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 discuss the future for mobility
03 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