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New Spark malware targeting retail systems identified

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Windows XP-based retail systems at risk from yet another memory-scraping malware tool
19 Dec 2014

Global governments negotiating ‘mega trade deal’ to threaten internet freedoms and international privacy, alleges ‘leaked’ report

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Cross-border information exchange and ISP management are focus
19 Dec 2014

Cyber security contractors' day rates rise to £500 as demand for security specialists booms

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Companies are turning to contractors as the supply of skilled cyber-security staff dries up
19 Dec 2014

US discovers Sony attack is 'state-sponsored' and considers 'proportional response'

North Korea not directly namechecked as aggressor, however
19 Dec 2014

Intel's Chris Shaw on getting into big data

When 'double digit growth' in data just isn't enough, new plans are needed...
19 Dec 2014

John Gladman takes over as interim CIO at Hounslow Council

Hounslow Council to continue CRM strategy based on Salesforce.com
19 Dec 2014

Care.data: Caldicott calls for NHS to answer areas of concern

If answers satisfy Caldicott and the independent panel, Care.data will go ahead as an 'opt-out' scheme
18 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: What is the biggest challenge facing you right now?

IT chiefs reflect on their main focuses in an ever-changing technological landscape
17 Dec 2014

Christmas - saved: A video interview with Santa's CIO

Rudolph may guide the sleigh, but this guy's co-ordinating a big-data revolution 2,000 years in the making.
17 Dec 2014

BlackBerry launches BlackBerry Classic smartphone featuring QWERTY keyboard

“We listened closely to our customers’ feedback to ensure we are delivering the technologies to power them through their day,' says CEO John Chen
17 Dec 2014

Introducing Santa – businessman and technology visionary

Santa Claus isn't just a business leader of global renown, he's been considered a technology visionary ever since taking delivery of his first IBM System/360 mainframe in the 1970s, when he developed the ground-breaking good/bad database
17 Dec 2014

Up-skill or lose out - VMware CIO Tony Scott's advice to employees

IT staff who don't want to learn new skills need to be sat down and shown where the company intends to go - and the skills it needs to get there
17 Dec 2014

Windows Update behind epidemic of false 'Windows Activation' piracy warnings

Microsoft blames Windows Update KB 3004394 for widespread Windows piracy messages
17 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: The delegates' key takeaways

Key discussion points from Computing's most recent summit for CIOs and other IT leaders
17 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: CIOs give advice for their peers

Industry luminaries pass on their wisdom at Computing's exclusive event
16 Dec 2014

Cabinet Office issues tender for second Digital Services Framework

Updated system will enable public-sector organisations to buy expertise. Cabinet Office also reveals it is looking to appoint a chief data officer
16 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: Will the CMO ever replace the CIO?

It's a real question for some IT leaders, but the relationship may be better viewed in a more constructive way
16 Dec 2014

Hacked Sony staff ‘should not worry about studio’s future’ assures CEO Lynton

Company prepares for 'Christmas gift' of more data leaks
16 Dec 2014

BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bn

Telecoms giant BT vies to get back into mobile communications 12 years after it floated-off O2
15 Dec 2014

European Space Agency sets course for Orange Business Services private cloud

'Esacloud will allow our scientists to do rocket science rather than IT, and our business to jump ahead in time more than five years,' says ESA CIO Filippo Angelucci
15 Dec 2014

Technology focus for 2015: Intel

What is Intel's IT director for EMEA and APAC planning for next year and beyond?
15 Dec 2014

What is the relationship between IT and marketing?

Tech people vs. people people, and the importance of collaboration
15 Dec 2014

FBI alerts US firms to Iranian hacker threat

SQL Injection, spear phishing, and water-holing attacks thought to be originating from Iran, warns report
15 Dec 2014

Cornwall Council sent information about salaries and redundancies to wrong staff in data breach

Council blames 'data transfer error' for breach that affected at least 50 employees
15 Dec 2014