Government’s education cybersecurity warning

06 October 2020

The UK government’s national security body has warned the country’s education system about possible cyberattacks, as students across the country return to school following the nationwide lockdown that curtailed the last academic year.

Fears have arisen that institutions could face attack due to a lack of proper protection and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said that schools and universities need to take steps immediately to make sure they stay protected. This includes moves such as upgrading cybersecurity protection, ensuring data is stored securely, and making sure systems are backed up away from the premises.

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‘Nearly 80% of enterprises want CSPs to drive 5G adoption’ - survey

06 October 2020

The first edition of the B2B Telecom & Tech Index found that 80% of surveyed respondents believe communications technologies are important or very important to generating new revenues

The first edition of the B2B Telecom & Tech Index found that 80% of surveyed respondents believe communications technologies are important or very important to generating new revenues

UK enterprises stand to reap significant benefits from the adoption of the latest 5G communications technology, but there is still much work for service providers to do, according to a survey by Hansen Technologies.

In partnership with Coleman Parkes Research, Hansen surveyed 100 tier-one enterprises across eight sectors worldwide, finding that respondents believed increased adoption of communications technology could add $200m per year to the revenues of the largest companies.

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Connexin raises £80 to take smart cities to the next level

06 October 2020

Connexin said that the investment would support its expansion, with the aim of becoming the leader in smart infrastructure and the IoT sector

Connexin said that the investment would support its expansion, with the aim of becoming the leader in smart infrastructure and the IoT sector

Smart city group Connexin has secured an £80m investment from a global fund to build “smarter, more efficient services”

The money marks an “initial commitment” from Whitehelm Capital, one of the world’s largest independent infrastructure managers.

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Oracle inks Ministry of Defence cloud infrastructure deal

06 October 2020

Defence Digital, the digital arm of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), has selected Oracle’s cloud infrastructure to add to the MODCLOUD multi-hybrid suite of secure services.

The vendor said its flexible hybrid cloud infrastructure allows the choice and scale of technologies to handle data in a largely compliant environment.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) that provides on-premises high-performance computing power to manage cloud native and enterprise company’s IT workloads.

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