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Cyber Security the Greatest Threat Since the Atom Bomb

Apple co-fonder Steve Wozniak's statement that cyber security poses the greatest threat the world has faced since the atom bomb, feels...

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Time to change your Spotify password

Today it is Spotify's turn to be in the spotlight.  Spotify is claiming that they have NOT been hacked, yet evidence seems to show that a...

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Outsourcery's future in Vodafone's hands

It's hardly new but it remains the case that when you run out of cash, it's the secured creditors who control the card deck.  In this...

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Two useful Google Analytics Custom Reports

While Google Analytics is a a free and fantastic way to check activity on your website, it can be a little bit daunting to approach.

In...

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Mind the Gap: Cybersecurity skills challenge is still growing – what are your options?

It’s well understood that the threat landscape continues to change – we see more and more sophisticated attack vectors emerging and the...

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No Firewall Left The Company With Severe Burn

The headlines have been countlessly covering hacks of corporates and government bodies... Yet despite this it seems some businesses just...

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Knowing and Doing Security Are Two Different Things

We live in a security conscious world. A world where my kids doubt the validity of everyone on Facebook; where my phone requires...

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Virtual Reality Shopping. Do We Really Need This?

Shop Direct FS CEO, Neil Chandler, believes that virtual reality and augmented reality are going to be the next big steps in the...

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Three Pillars of Big Data

From a team that practices what it preaches effectively

Learn why the Three Pillars of Big Data - QUESTION, ACCELERATE, TRANSFORM - provide the best way for business people to get benefit from...…

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'The solution? Communication': 5 questions for Rachael Wheatley

I first encountered Rachael through her excellent articles over at PACE and couldn't resist asking her a few questions about B2B and...

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Clean and safe energy from local firm

We were delighted to see that local firm Tokamak Energy headed by David Kingham has announced that it is closing on its target of...

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How Secure Are Our Private Conversations With One Another ?

Are our text messages secure? Can they be intercepted and read? These are some questions not many of us smartphone users are asking, but...

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Passle and HubSpot - top tips!

As two heads are better than one, two excellent marketing tools are better than one. Especially if they are both exciting ones that their...

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Integrity is a game of 0s & 1s

At a recent conference, I was reminded about the core security principles of confidentiality, integrity and availability. In the age of...

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£442 billion potential loss in UK power sector cyber-attack

Although there is no indication on the likelihood of a cyber attack on the UK's power sector, this report should not be seen as scare...

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Negative Goods: the Modern-Day Pharma Consumers' Nightmare

Today I heard a new phrase. It's another reason why margins are ever tightening in the healthcare sector: the concept of negative goods

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One in five employees would sell company passwords

This is a staggering statistic, but according to SailPoint's Market Pulse Survey, who surveyed 1,000 people working at large...

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The Battle to Defeat Malware by Cracking its DNA

When Francis Crick discovered DNA at Cambridge University in 1953 it heralded a giant step forward in our understanding of the genes that...

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Hidden gem in Reading

Great to see some funding coming Reading way to a Cyber Security start-up.

SafeToNet™, the British Social Responsibility and Cyber Security company with the technology to help safeguard social media and social...…

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Mossack Fonseca Breach and the Importance of Security Patches

With the world's journalists still picking over the remains of the Mossack Fonseca and Panama Papers email server breach, the question of...

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Self-service insurance claims processing & analytics

Here is a practical and innovative example of an insurance claims handling platform that offers insurance companies a major competitive...

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Is live chat safe?

Recently I had to contact my mobile provider to help reset my account password. Although the live chat went smoothly, it made me think...

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Using SEO snake oil to land you top of Google...

SEO is one of those marketing buzzwords that clients are always interested in. The idea that investing in solely in SEO will land you to...

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Connecting the IoT Community

So excited that this has been launched in Reading, perfect for helping IoT startups test MVP products

Connecting the Community What is TTN Reading? TTN Reading is a community-led initiative to establish a free to use long range, low...…

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Retail & Cyber Security: A Perfect Storm

Retailers are storing a lot more data now than they were 10 years ago, and hackers are learning to take advantage of the amount of data...

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5 Key Success Factors for Big Data Analytics

Hotels.com has to make big data analytics work effectively so wise to see this summary of the 5 key success factors.

Not least selecting a...

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What's coming next? The tech you need to know about

Looking back at photos from just 10 years ago, it's astonishing to see just how much our lives have changed. 

Our day-to-day, and even...

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IoT's Tower of Babel

Another case of tech giants fighting like Sony's BetaMax and JVC's VHS which won the video battle in the end?

Or will Apple, Google,...

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Tensions between the benefits of "big data" and data security risks

For some time it has been clear that one of the biggest challenges now, as the extent of technology penetration into our lives rockets...

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Man Vs Machine

In the IT security industry, we have seen a resurgence of machine based learning and anomaly based detection which boasts the...

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Time to come off the fence on net neutrality

Net neutrality - which might be summarised (in a gross over-simplification) as being that everything on the internet should be available...

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Another piece of the renewable energy jigsaw...

Despite the plunging oil price, the long-term infrastructure issues raised by "peak oil" (when it is no longer cost-effective to extract...

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Are you Ready for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been waiting in the wings for a couple of decades but now you can email your fridge to find out if you...

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You are going to be breached

First, let’s take a look at what is often badged as the ‘cyber threat brigade’. For the last couple of years, if not more, we have said...

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Seriously, it's Time to Stop Forgetting Your Current Customers

In many businesses there is an inevitable focus on converting visitors into leads and subsequently into customers, but it seems that many...

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Big Data & the Culture of Insurance Companies

Alongside the business process changes impacted by Big Data Analytics do not ignore cultural changes.

 It is proven that predictive...

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What do Marketing Automation & Supply Chain Process Automation Have in Common?

Automation is available, and it's happening, in every industry. Those catching up (like healthcare) are now starting to see the real...

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Back to basics: Don’t overlook the endpoint

The explosive growth of smart devices and the commercial application of the Internet of Things (IoT) means that there are an ever...

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Cyber Security Oxford

This is a superb initiative as we need to become more collaborative with our approach to tackling the challenges of cyber security. We...

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