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‘Training, not amazing software’ is the key to information security, say experts

Some of the country’s foremost cyber security leaders gathered at The Savoy in London in September for a special breakfast hosted by Business Technology.

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After the celebrity photo scandal, can you trust the cloud?

The recent thefts of celebrity photos from their smartphones have left many concerned over whether the cloud is safe.

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Chic and Cheerful: Why Rackspace’s CTO is excited about the cloud

Nigel Beighton, UK CTO of Rackspace, is comparing cloud computing to a brand of perfume – specifically, one called Cheap & Chic Light Clouds by Moschino.

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Outsourcing to the cloud saved Blinkbox money and boosted efficiency

The next time you are watching online movie service Blinkbox, you may be unaware it uses a cloud environment to be able to provide films to your Smart TV or devices efficiently.

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Google’s Ben Fried: ‘My mission is to unite work and personal lives’

It’s 9.30am in New York, where Ben Fried, CIO of Google, is based, and he’s already telling me it’s a bit too early to make jokes about the weather and the clouds.

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Information Security: Compliance alone is ‘not enough’ for businesses

Recent high-profile incidents like the iCloud celebrity photo breach will encourage companies to go further above and beyond regulatory requirements when it comes to information security, according to an encryption expert.

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#MCS2014: How to make money in a world of free digital content

The customers of the digital world expect more for less. We read openly-available news online, stream music from Spotify for free, and play chart-topping games like Angry Birds and Candy Crush Saga without parting with any of our cash – initially, at least.

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Skills shortage tears holes in government security

Government IT departments are struggling to find enough cyber-security experts to work in Whitehall.

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Legacy technology stopping departments from reaching their full potential

Digital government is being “paralysed” by legacy IT systems and contracts with big IT companies, according to one government adviser.

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Many countries failing to hit EU E-government targets

Although the EU predicts a fully operational E-government system by 2050, many countries have so far failed to hit targets.

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