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More investment needed to defend vulnerable NHS from hackers, researchers warn

Rise of AI, cloud computing and connected devices increasing risk of attack, report warns Out-dated computer systems, a lack of investment, and a deficit of skills and awareness is putting NHS hospitals at risk of cyber attacks, researchers have warned. A report by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation said more money needs… Read More


NTT combines Dimension Data, NTT Communications, and NTT Security into $11 billion entity

New $11bn IT services entity to be headquartered in London Japanese telecommunications company NTT Corp has consolidated three of its key IT businesses into a single $11bn (£8.7bn) business. The new technology services arm is called NTT Ltd and is made up of Dimension Data, NTT Communications and NTT Security. In total 28 brands have… Read More


Met Police arming itself with Microsoft 365 and Azure

The force will work with Microsoft to develop Azure-based digital investigation systems The Metropolitan Police have enlisted the support of tech giant Microsoft in a bid to transform the force’s digital capabilities and reduce crime in London. Bosses are hoping the computing firm’s technology will help them identify more offenders, while saving officers time and… Read More


Amazon is taking British public for mugs says GMB general secretary, as details of AWS deals surface

GMB general secretary says Amazon is taking the British public “for mugs” by landing lucrative government cloud contracts despite tax avoidance concerns A new report from GMB Union has slammed the UK government’s relationship with Amazon after it emerged the company pocketed £11 million from selling cloud services to HMRC last year, over six times… Read More


UK network operators fear Huawei uncertainty could derail 5G roll-out

Firms reportedly demand clarity on where the Government stands on the Chinese company’s equipment, amid concerns it could hit the 5G roll-out The UK’s network operators have reportedly written to the Government asking for it to be clearer about its position on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, over fears it could impact on the country’s roll-out… Read More



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