Britain's undersea internet links can be attacked

Nicholas Fearn
clock
Is a sea-bed cable attack likely?
Image:

Is a sea-bed cable attack likely?

Attack on IT under the sea

Enemy states and terrorists could have a catastrophic effect on the UK's technology infrastructure by targeting its undersea fibre optic data cables, a new report has found. Many of the world's ...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

More on Business Software

Extending digital opportunities to LGBTQ+ communities: An interview with LGBT Tech

Extending digital opportunities to LGBTQ+ communities: An interview with LGBT Tech

Chris Wood and Kristen Kelley of LGBT Tech tell Computing about their work, and explain why it is needed as much now as it was was when this not-for-profit organisation was founded a decade ago.

clock 24 June 2022 • 5 min read
Girls are being inspired to consider science careers

Survey shows promising interest in STEM subjects from young girls ahead of International Women in Engineering Day

Today is International Women in Engineering Day and in a new survey Science and mathematics were voted favourite subjects by girls aged 11 – 16 years old.

clock 23 June 2022 • 4 min read
ERP and the slow road to the cloud

ERP and the slow road to the cloud

Unit4, like all ERP vendors, would love its customers to move to the cloud, but what can it offer to tempt them to make the switch?

John Leonard
clock 22 June 2022 • 8 min read