NetSuite expands portfolio in the UK
After last year's SuiteWorld in Las Vegas, Oracle NetSuite is now ready to move its newest innovations towards Europe. In the UK the portfolio is being expanded with product innovations that were shown during SuiteWorld.
Oracle NetSuite announced several new product innovations to help UK organi... Read more
Royal Mail hit by LockBit ransomware attack
The cyberattack impacted the UK postal system's ability to send mail internationally.
The UK government has announced that the Royal Mail has suffered a ransomware attack by criminal group LockBit, according to a report by the BBC. The attack has disabled the Royal Mail's computer systems used t... Read more
UK struggles to pass Online Safety Bill, lags behind European Union
Less than a month after the Digital Services Act (DSA) took effect in the European Union, London is still struggling to put together its version of the legislation, known as the Online Safety Bill.
The UK government made another attempt on Monday when Digital Secretary Michelle Donelan submitted... Read more
‘The future of UK tech rests on developing high-end companies’
The president of the Confederation of British Industry (CIB) said that the future of UK tech rests on the development of high-end companies.
In a recent speech, CIB president Brian McBride urged the United Kingdom to emulate the US and explore the development of "decacorns" — companies with t... Read more
The UK is scanning all internet-exposed devices in the country
The goal is to harden national security against vulnerability exploitation and weaponized bugs.
The United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is now scanning all internet-exposed devices hosted in the UK for vulnerabilities, the agency announced. The NCSC leads and oversees the coun... Read more
UK Home Secretary apologizes for violating IT security regulations
The UK's Home Secretary, the official in charge of policing and internal security, has been compelled to apologize for violating official IT security regulations.
Suella Braverman, who had previously resigned due to the violation, has been reinstated in the United Kingdom's government. She wrote... Read more
ICO issues warning to beware of ‘immature biometric technologies’
The UK authority claims that such technologies could discriminate against individuals.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning urging organisations to assess the public risks of emotion analysis technologies. The office says that organizations need to do a thorough ass... Read more
IBM chief: less red tape post-Brexit will spur London’s tech growth
The head of IBM's UK arm expects Britain to continue to be a major player in the global tech market.
A post-Brexit overhaul of red tape will boost the fortunes of London's tech industry, according to a report in The Telegraph. Reduced regulation will allow the city to beat international rivals d... Read more
Amazon faces $1B lawsuit for favouring its products over competitors
Amazon.com is being sued in the United Kingdom for up to £900 million ($1 billion) in damages over accusations that the online marketplace exploited its dominant position by favouring its own items over those of competitors.
Julie Hunter, a consumer rights campaigner, intends to file the group... Read more
UK takes steps to address datacenter power outage concerns
The UK government has reportedly taken steps to solve blackout challenges faced by datacenter operators during potential winter season power shortages. There are growing concerns about the scarce gas supply causing major blackouts.
Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the emphasi... Read more