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Month: December 2018

Powerful People And Cyber-Ignorance Are A Dangerous Mix

Powerful People And Cyber-Ignorance Are A Dangerous Mix

Those at the top need to be more aware of cyber security threats. When Rudy Giuliani, once mayor of New York City and now head legal buffoon for US President Donald Trump, accidentally inserted a web link in one of his tweets recently, only the most hardened of Trump supporters resisted laughing at his lack […]

Microsoft launches Microsoft 365 Freelance Toolkit

Microsoft launches Microsoft 365 Freelance Toolkit

Microsoft launches Microsoft 365 Freelance Toolkit. Microsoft has demonstrated its recognition of businesses’ increased participation in the ‘gig’ economy with the launch of the Microsoft 365 Freelance Toolkit, described by the firm as “a curated set of tools, templates, and best practices to help our customers launch, execute and manage freelance programs at scale”. The […]

NHS Cyber Security Failures Are A Lesson For Us All

NHS Cyber Security Failures Are A Lesson For Us All

Health service still not protecting itself, despite major ransomware attack. Following the widespread damage caused by a high-profile ransomware attack, you might expect the NHS to have implemented an equally widespread cyber security strategy. Recently released research, however, has revealed a somewhat more patchy approach – one that provides a perfect example of how not […]

TCO Certified Focuses On Extending Product Life Cycle

TCO Certified Focuses On Extending Product Life Cycle

Updated criteria to aid in responsible purchasing choices. Earlier this week, the world-leading sustainability certification for IT products, TCO Certified, launched the latest generation – the eigth, in fact – of its set of criteria. The TCO Certified labelling scheme is the brainchild of Sweden-based TCO Development, and the scheme exists to help drive progress […]

New Tech Initiative Targets Small Businesses

New Tech Initiative Targets Small Businesses

Scheme launched as part of London Mayor’s wider Economic Development Strategy. London mayor Sadiq Khan has published his strategy for making the capital a fairer, more inclusive city, the Economic Development Strategy. As part of that strategy, plans are in place to help small businesses take advantage of London’s technology and artificial intelligence sectors, both […]

Cyber Crime Is Still Rising, Say Police Forces

Cyber Crime Is Still Rising, Say Police Forces

Reported incidents grow. UK think tank Parliament Street has released a report into the pressures that police are facing, focusing on the impact of cyber crime. There is a lot of discussion on how businesses and individuals should better prepare themselves for handling cyber attacks and fraud, but the strain cyber crime is putting the […]