Half of Britons have experienced online crime

24th October 2014  | Technology

About 51 per cent of Britons have experienced an online crime, while half of victims of online crime felt ‘very or extremely violated’ by their experience, according to a poll commissioned by information security website Get Safe Online. Separate figures, prepared by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) for Get Safe Online Week, revealed that over £670…

#TEISS15: Businesses under pressure from customers to bolster information security

24th October 2014  | Technology

The rise of “the intelligent customer” is the biggest challenge to businesses’ IT security departments this year, according to an industry expert. Speaking to Business Technology ahead of The European Information Security Summit 2014, host Professor Tim Watson, director of the Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick, said firms are finding themselves responding to…

Broadband access is the fourth utility, say tech experts

20th October 2014  | Technology

Builders need to incorporate broadband when planning housing developments, say technology experts. London mayor Boris Johnson announced plans this month for all office blocks to carry a broadband connectivity rating. Estate agent RightMove already lists broadband speeds when advertising commercial property. Incorporating broadband ultimately improves a building’s sale value, says cable operator Virgin Media. Too often broadband…

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Keil Hubert: Stick (Figure) It To The Man

Conventional briefing formats sometimes fail to convey critical information that business leaders need in order to make good decisions  Business Technology‘s…

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