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BT accelerates security for UK small firms  

BT estimates thousands of the UK’s smallest firms could be leaving themselves open to cyberattack because they have little or no business-grade cybersecurity measures in place, according to new research it has commissioned.   The survey of 1,000 decision-makers at UK businesses has found that many thousands of small firms may be at risk – despite […]


More than half of CSCOs would sacrifice profit for sustainability

According to the results of a new study from IBM and Celonis on supply chain resiliency, Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) recognise the critical role that hybrid cloud, AI, process mining and execution management play in helping them overcome the disruptions they’ve faced over the last two years. In fact, 72% of CSCOs surveyed expect […]


Business leaders are re-evaluating IT suppliers as a result of increased energy prices

Data centre provider, ServerChoice has released new research, highlighting the widespread impact of the cost of energy increase and how it is leading businesses to re-evaluate their IT suppliers. The research, which surveyed over 1,000 UK business leaders, found that 77% of businesses are experiencing price increases from their suppliers, with 84% worried about how the rise […]


France surpasses UK in product-led Digital Transformation 

France is leading the way in digital product leadership in Europe, edging ahead of the UK and Germany, according to a new report. Nearly half of French businesses reported that customers’ shift towards the use of digital products would have a ‘major impact’ on their approach to product management, compared with just 36% of businesses […]


Report gauges cyber readiness of German, British and French government agencies and CI providers

NATO survey respondents identify software supply chain and cybersecurity skills shortages as key challenges; cyber defence coordination and threat data sharing identified as areas of opportunity for government leadership. Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has released a global Cyber Readiness Report gauging technology adoption and perceptions of government cybersecurity […]


Data literacy to be the most in-demand skill by 2030

Just one-quarter of employees believe their employer is preparing them for a more data-oriented and automated workplace (25%), according to new research from Qlik, a leader in data analytics. This is despite most business leaders predicting an upheaval in working practices due to the rapid onset of Artificial Intelligence (AI).  With 32% of employees surveyed reporting […]


New study finds a quarter of UK data governance programmes fail to add value

A new market research study on data governance by data services integrator, Nephos Technologies, has found that a quarter of UK businesses’ data governance programmes are failing to add value. Nearly 20% are only just getting started with their data governance programme and nearly half (46%) state they don’t have the skills or expertise to properly […]


One in three companies has experienced a successful cyberattack in the last year

SoSafe, one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity awareness providers worldwide, has published its Human Risk Review 2022. A survey by Allianz Insurance also shows that cyberincidents are the number one business risk worldwide. At the RSA Conference 2021, Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco, spoke of US$6 trillion in damages per year. The interface between man and machine […]


Only a third of CIOs cite cyber-risk mitigation as a performance measure

While 94% of CIOs acknowledge some form of serious threat over the next 12 months, only 27% list Business Continuity and resilience as a top-three priority during the next 12 months and barely a third cite risk mitigation as a measure of performance. These findings come from the fourth and concluding section of the 2021 […]


Skills gap a growing concern across technology industry  

The skills gap is a growing concern amongst IT professionals as the industry struggles to find a rapid solution. Cloudreach, an Atos company, has revealed that more than 70% of IT leaders internationally saw the skills gap as an urgent concern. Furthermore, a recent survey by BT shows insurmountable barriers to reskilling are leaving UK […]


WatchGuard Threat Lab report shows network attacks at highest point over last three years

Network detections in EMEA quadrupled, with malware detections occurring at nearly twice the rate as the rest of the world. WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in network security and intelligence, advanced endpoint protection, multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure Wi-Fi, has announced findings from its most recent quarterly Internet Security Report, detailing the top malware trends […]


Gemini research reveals 2021 was a breakout year for crypto adoption

Almost one in five (18%) UK adults own cryptocurrency, according to new research from cryptocurrency platform Gemini. The 2022 Global State of Crypto Report suggests crypto adoption has accelerated rapidly in the last 12 months, with nearly half (45%) of these investors first buying in the past year. Over a third (35%) of UK cryptocurrency […]


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