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What might Brexit mean for the tech industry?

What might Brexit mean for the tech industry?

‘Political high drama’ best explains the last two weeks in the UK as its people voted to leave the EU. But what might this mean for its tech industry?

Over the last ten years the London technology sector has boomed. What once was just a roundabout in East London, Old Street has now become London’s ‘Tech City’. Its surrounding areas have evolved from warehouses into industrial sleek offices for startups and shared working spaces. Being an EU member certainly seems to have had a positive effect on the tech industry...

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Mobile phones: the nation’s new BFFs?

Mobile phones: the nation’s new BFFs?

Last month hailed the launch of O2’s #newnormal campaign which demonstrates how intrinsic mobiles have become to our day-to-day lives.

As part of the campaign O2 recently released its Mobile Life Report which reveals how our phones are changing the way we live and our now close relationship with them.

According to the study...

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Five tools for design survival (especially in a tech startup)

Five tools for design survival (especially in a tech startup)

Despite the fact that Piriform is now ten years old, and can’t technically be seen as a startup – it has certainly retained that culture. At just over 30 staff (and growing), the office doesn’t feel big enough to introduce formal procedures just yet; anything too rigid would feel excessive considering you can be at someone’s desk in a few seconds or Skype them for a quick catch up in five minutes. This is just one example of a number of differences I’ve noticed as a designer working in a startup style environment vs a large corporate office...

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How best to correct common access control mistakes in the modern business environment

How best to correct common access control mistakes in the modern business environment

Our new VP of Products, Paul, shared with Computer Weekly his knowledge on how to best correct common access control mistakes.

As more and more business interactions continue to move outside the corporate firewall, access control to corporate resources on premise and in the cloud continues to be an increasing challenge for businesses. In the modern business environment, what are the most common access control mistakes and how best are these corrected?

The recent increase in large-scale company data breaches, such as VTech (5 million records exposed), Ashley Madison (37 million records exposed) and Experian/T-Mobile (15 million exposed), means data security is now a hot topic for all businesses across the globe. Although many of these breaches were a direct result of malevolent hackers finding technical weaknesses in company IT infrastructures, risks to data security have become apparent because company IT departments are simply failing to provide adequate access controls to employees using its internal and cloud-based systems…

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