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UK university computing courses get cybersecurity upgrade

UK university computing courses get cybersecurity upgrade

Government-backed initiative will see security prioritised in BCS accreditation read more »

Level 3 buys Black Lotus for application layer anti-DDoS expertise

Telecoms firm bulks up its mitigation services read more »

Department of Health awards NHSmail contract to Accenture and Avanade

Cloud-based email service will be available to 700,000 NHS staff read more »

Airline IT giant Amadeus buys Accenture's Navitaire for $839m; reveals big data architecture

Amadeus is working on creating Cassandra-based big data streaming for its business intelligence unit read more »

NHS IT: Another project over budget, late and with a functionality shortfall

Health data extraction project with Atos gets stinging rebuke from National Audit Office read more »

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PayPal to acquire money transfer service Xoom for $890 million

PayPal to acquire money transfer service Xoom for $890 million

PayPal is acquiring Xoom, an international money transfer service, in a deal that lets PayPal break into a new market worth an estimated $600 billion a year, the companies said Wednesday. read more »

HP makes it official, files to spin off enterprise division

The company says it's on track to split in two by Nov. 1 read more »

VPN providers fail to secure IPv6 well enough, study finds

Problem of IPv6 leakage leaves connections open to attack read more »

Salesforce sweetens the deal for growing SMBs with new edition

Business Plus release focuses on enabling scalability read more »

Windows 10 Wi-Fi password-sharing feature criticised as a security risk

A security feature or a hack waiting to happen? read more »

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NHS IT: Another project over budget, late and with a functionality shortfall

NHS IT: Another project over budget, late and with a functionality shortfall

The public sector spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, has slammed the NHS for signing off and paying for a £40 million IT system that was not fit for purpose, that was delivered late and which still cannot provide the public service intended. The Department of Health’s GP Extraction Service is more than twice over budget and with the NHS estimating it will deliver less than two years’ service instead of the expected five. read more »

Why enterprise IT looks up to e-commerce

Choose your own app is the necessary complement to BYOD read more »

Why do big data projects fail? CTO explains how it uses Cassandra and Hadoop for excellent customer service read more »

Can LibreOffice successfully compete with Microsoft Office?

A strategy that involves challenging the dominance of Microsoft Office seems doomed, but LibreOffice may have a chance. read more »

Software developers are failing to implement crypto correctly, data reveals

Lack of specialised training for developers and crypto libraries that are too complex lead to widespread encryption failures read more »

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