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Quest Software expert on the insider threat to the education sector

Cybercrime is a growing problem globally and the higher education sector is not immune to this threat argues Colin Truran, Principal Technology Strategist, Quest Software. As today’s modern campus relies on online services to power its learning and teaching environment, a greater number of devices belonging to students or staff connected to the network are […]


University of Manchester-Middle East Centre signs MOU with DTP

The University of Manchester-Middle East Centre (the University) in Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a ‘Strategic Talent Partnership’ programme to help recruit, develop and retain talented professionals for Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), one of the region’s leading business consultancy and systems integrators for the aviation industry. Under the new agreement, […]


UK cybersecurity programme helping youth develop essential skills

Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in technology skills solutions, has partnered with Qufaro, operator of the United Kingdom’s Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in cybersecurity, to provide apprenticeship training. The programme provides school-aged youth with the cybersecurity skills that industries need. According to (ISC)2’s information security workforce study, there are up to 2.9 million information security-related […]


OpenClassrooms partners with Google to build workforce of the future

OpenClassrooms, one of the world’s leading online education platforms, has partnered with ‘Grow with Google’, an initiative to help one million people in Europe to find a job or grow their businesses by 2020 through free education and training. To date, well over 700,000 participants have found a job or grown their business through Google’s […]


Business school to launch global augmented intelligence laboratory

The aim of SKEMA Business School, which is devoting an initial budget of over €3 million to this project, is to make the laboratory a cutting-edge Augmented Reality centre within the next five years. The laboratory will develop data science and Artificial Intelligence algorithms and will specialise in predictive modelling devoted to the new issues […]


Enel and Sapienza University join forces for ‘Smart Solar House’

The Smart Solar House, a prototype house of the future, developed by the Enel Group in collaboration with a team of about 50 students and PhD students from Rome’s Sapienza University, was presented in Dubai for the ‘Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018’ international architecture competition. This smart and sustainable house design, powered only by solar […]


Xaverian College recovers from fire with Scale Computing solution

Scale Computing, a leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, has announced that UK-based Xaverian College has selected its latest HC3 cluster for a complete virtualised storage environment and disaster recovery solution. Xaverian College is a sixth form college for higher education in Manchester. Founded in 1907, the college was a Roman Catholic grammar school for boys […]


New project centre for automotive construction opens in Poland

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has opened its inaugural project centre at the Opole University of Technology in Poland. The newly established research platform goes by the name of Fraunhofer Project Center for Advanced Lightweight Technologies (ALighT) and is the fruit of a partnership between the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU and the Opole […]


Kaspersky Lab issues warning to universities after multiple cyberattacks

Kaspersky Lab has urged academics to be careful online after the company’s researchers detected multiple cyberattacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries. These attempts to steal sensitive university information have happened in the last 12 months, with nearly 1,000 phishing attacks since September 2017. Fraudsters are hunting for credentials of employees and students, […]


E8 Storage accelerates performance at Queen Mary University of London

E8 Storage has announced that Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has deployed its E8-D24 array to underpin its genomic workflow and significantly increase performance. With the newly updated high-performance cluster, supporting both researchers and students, the university will be able to leverage the benefits of the industry’s first shared NVMe storage solution to optimise […]