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Nova Innovation has created the first-ever electric vehicle (EV) charge point where drivers can ‘fill up’ directly with energy from the sea. The EV charge point is located at Cullivoe harbour on the island of Yell in Shetland, where Nova’s tidal turbines have been powering homes...

Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams added some new features to improve user experience, with some additions directed at meeting organizers and teachers. A new attendance report feature is being added that allows the meeting organizer to download an attendance report after a meeting has ended. The new participants...

Microsoft Teams will soon allow admins to control how much bandwidth it gobbles up Microsoft is working on a new feature for its online collaboration platform Teams that will help ensure the service performs consistently, irrespective of the user’s location. As per an entry to the product...

NHS Trusts still not ready for WannaCry-like cyber-attacks In 2019, based on information obtained via a series of Freedom of Information requests sent to 159 NHS trusts, security firm Redscan found that the NHS was grappling with an alarming rise in the exodus of IT leaders...

The impact of 5G and COVID-19 on the security landscape Cybersecurity in a 5G, post-COVID future The threat from cybercriminals is omnipresent and unceasing. Their approach to cybercrime is becoming increasingly sophisticated. Their tools, techniques, and technologies are evolving at rapid speeds. And they need only expose...

Why do many organisations have a hard time keeping up with the evolving threat landscape and effectively managing their cyber-risks? Financial services companies have been a popular target for cybercriminals for a long time. Not without good reason, since beyond working with money, financial companies handle...

More than 1.5bn students around the world have been forced out of classrooms and seen their education disrupted by the Covid-led closure of schools and colleges. Yet while educational institutions shut their doors to comply with lockdown rules and ensure social distancing, many lessons have...

Ransomware surged by 150% in 2020 with the average extortion amount doubling, according to a new report from Group-IB. The Singapore-based security firm analyzed over 500 attacks last year to compile its Ransomware Uncovered 2020-2021 report, which maps for the first time the most common tactics, techniques and procedures...

Serious Linux Vulnerability Last month a newly discovered critical vulnerability in ‘sudo’, a fundamental program present in all Linux and Unix operating systems caught my eye. The sudo vulnerability aka CVE-2001-3156, seemed to go under the radar after it was announced and patches were released on...

Worldwide, spending on cloud computing services is expected to climb to $1073 billion. It’s reshaped our vernacular too. A cloud is no longer just an amorphous, gaseous blob in the sky. It’s an ever-present technology in our lives. Snap a photo and it’ll likely be...