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Public sector IT suppliers demand clarity over G-Cloud 10 launch date

Computer Weekly Feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:42am
G-Cloud listed IT suppliers are getting concerned that the next iteration of the framework agreement could be delayed by up to a year, and claim it could harm the public sector’s digital transformation efforts
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Academics and public sector organisations collaborate on London Wi-Fi project

Computer Weekly Feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:30am
Students and public sector staff across London will get easier access to the Jisc eduroam and govroam Wi-Fi networks through a new scheme spearheaded by City, University of London and Camden Council
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CIO interview: Adam Warne, AO.com on Black Friday

Computer Weekly Feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 8:57am
It is not often a retail CIO can spare half an hour to have a chat on what is probably the busiest day of the year
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AWS announces Secret cloud region for intelligence community agencies

Computer Weekly Feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 6:45am
Amazon has launched a new cloud region for intelligence agencies managing information of a secret classification
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The legal quagmire of creativity in artificial intelligence

Computer Weekly Feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:45am
AI holds the promise to solve problems beyond the scope of human imagination. But if an AI can create, who owns its work?
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The impacts on storage and compliance from Blockchain, robots and IoT

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:45am
Vigitrust's Mathieu Gorge reports from Web Summit 2017 on the impact on storage and compliance of biometric security, Blockchain, and robots in internet of things deployments
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DMCS opens local fibre broadband fund to applicants

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:37am
Public sector bodies invited to apply for funding from £190m fund designed to stimulate local-level investment in FTTP broadband services
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Geospatial Commission announced in Budget to open up OS data

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:30am
Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond announced in his November 2017 budget a £40m Geospatial Commission to open up Ordnance Survey data to stoke new business for small companies
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Gartner on the Pentagon’s ‘misconfigured’ AWS S3 bucket data leak

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 8:30am
After details of the Pentagon’s online data collection habits came to light in the wake of its recent AWS S3 bucket leak, Gartner said web users should not be surprised to know the intelligence services are keeping tabs on their online activities
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Advertising Standards tightens rules around broadband speed claims

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 8:15am
ISPs will have to abide by a tighter set of rules that restrict the claims they are allowed to make about their broadband service speeds from May 2018
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NHS data not fit for AI, Lords select committee told

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 7:31am
House of Lords artificial intelligence committee hears evidence from experts about the challenges of sharing NHS patient data
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Work needed to ensure positive tech revolutions, says researcher

Computer Weekly Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 5:19am
The first technology revolution was brought about by all computers going online, but care must be taken that in the second and third tech revolutions, the good outweighs the bad, a cyber security researcher warns
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IR35 reforms: Consultation on private sector roll-out confirmed in Autumn Budget 2017

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:30am
The government has confirmed it is preparing to consult on whether or not to roll out the controversial IR35 tax avoidance reforms to the private sector
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Government 5G investment must address roll-out as well as R&D

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:30am
Chancellor Philip Hammond announces further round of investment in network connectivity technology, with more cash for 5G and fibre broadband projects, but some say it’s time for the government to invest in roll-out as well as R&D
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GDPR could ramp up cyber extortion demands, warns researcher

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:55am
The ransom demanded for stolen or encrypted data is likely to rise after the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline in May 2018, according to a cyber security researcher
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Government urged to improve redress for mass data breaches

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 9:01am
Open letter calls for UK government to make it easier for consumers to get compensation for mass data breaches by implementing an effective system for collective redress
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US charges Iranian man with HBO hacking

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 8:00am
The US has charged an Iran-based hacker with accessing HBO's computer systems, stealing data and attempting to extort millions of dollars
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Hyper-convergence + backup software = scale-out backup nodes

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:52am
Hyper-converged infrastructure with built-in backup software brings scale-out capabilities to provide data protection nodes via pre-configured appliances that can build into clusters
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Meg Whitman steps down as HPE CEO

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:30am
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is to step down after six years in charge
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CIO interview: David Southern, director of ICT, WWF UK

Computer Weekly Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:00am
In his 17 years in the IT department at the WWF, David Southern has seen many changes – and the advent of cloud computing is one of the biggest
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