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Cybercriminals narrow their focus on SMBs

Acronis has released its Cyberthreats Report Mid-year 2021 update.  The report warns that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are at particular risk based on the attack trends seen during the first six months of the year. The report revealed that during the first half of 2021, 4 out of 5 organisations …

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To Code or Not to Code?

48% of employers think the workforce is lacking in digital skills, so could no-code be the answer? Despite the workforce becoming more digitally reliant, new survey results suggest that, less than half of employers (48%) in the UK believe that employees joining the workforce have the necessary digital skills or …

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Hybrid work culture creates new challenges for IT leaders

As organisations continue to adapt to and embrace new ways of working, IT teams are facing unexpected challenges. According to a new survey from Snow Software, 92% of IT leaders report their organisations were moving or had already moved to a hybrid work model. Yet only 34% said enabling the shift …

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UK tech employment trending up across region

Technology employment, already 7.6% of the total workforce in the United Kingdom, is poised for broad-based growth in 2021 as employers continue their post-pandemic recoveries, according to a new report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). In its “UK Tech Industry and Workforce Trends” report CompTIA estimates that tech employment[1] will grow …

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Quickchannel reports sharp increase in livestream viewership figures 

According to user statistics released by Quickchannel based on the performance of its own online streaming and recording platform, there has been a surge in video and streaming usage throughout 2020 and 2021. The sharp increase in figures can be attributed in large part to the worldwide adoption of hybrid …

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Remote learning has set kids up for life beyond school

New research from Lenovo reveals that seven in 10 (70%) parents and teachers in the UK believe digital skills gained during the pandemic will set children up for life beyond school. The survey, made up of 500 teachers and 2,000 parents in the UK with children aged four to sixteen years …

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New WatchGuard research reveals traditional anti-malware solutions miss nearly 75% of threats

 WatchGuard Technologies’ latest Internet Security Report shows that 74% of threats detected last quarter were zero day malware, capable of circumventing conventional signature-based antivirus solutions at the time of the malware release. The report also found that network attacks surged, with a 21% increase compared to the previous quarter and the highest volume since early 2018. With WatchGuard appliances detecting more than 4 million network attacks, corporate …

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Bitglass study reveals security concerns across Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) culture

Bitglass, has revealed several findings from its 2021 BYOD Security Report that show the rapid adoption of unmanaged personal devices connecting to work-related resources (aka BYOD) and why organisations are ill-equipped to deal with growing security threats such as malware and data theft. The study, a joint venture with Cybersecurity Insiders, surveyed hundreds of cybersecurity professionals across industries to …

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App Annie and IDC report reveals that in Q1 consumers spent $1.7B per week in mobile games 

App Annie, in partnership with IDC, has released the Gaming Spotlight 2021 report. Spending on mobile is set to extend its lead to more than 2.9x over desktop gaming and 3.1x more than home game consoles. One year into the pandemic, demand for mobile gaming continues to increase. Globally, users …

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Quality audio solutions critical to hybrid working EPOS reports

Technology is critical to hybrid working. Business leaders and employees alike want audio and video solutions to help maintain standards, while benefitting from a mix of remote and office-based working, according to the latest ‘Understanding Sound Experiences’ report from global audio brand EPOS. In the last year the lives of …

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