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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

There has been some concern that Windows 10 gathers too much private information from users. Whether you think Microsoft's operating system crosses the privacy line or just want to make sure you protect as much of your personal life as ...

Fabric networking: Be more responsive to your business

In blog 1 of this five-part series, we saw that digital transformation requires faster, more flexible, and secure networks. In this post, we’re going to focus on the benefits of fabric networking to the campus. Creating a campus fit for the ...

Navigating through the new cyber threat landscape

The increase in cyber attacks in recent years has led to IT security becoming a business-wide priority. However, the almost-daily headlines of data breaches and defrauded customers often lead to uncoordinated responses from many businesses. Observing such behaviour, Quentyn Taylor, ...

Digital transformation lives or dies in the data centre

Last time, we looked at the role of the network in campus management, and how Fabric Networking powers digital transformation by enabling IT to become faster and more efficient while delivering a better user experience and reducing risk. This time, ...

Hairy artificial skin gives robots a sense of touch

Hairy robots could be more sensitive to touch than humans. Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have patented a new artificial skin that could help robots collect information about their surroundings by using millions of tiny fibers. The smart skin ...

Severe vulnerability exposes WordPress websites to attack

A severe WordPress vulnerability which has been left a year without being patched has the potential to disrupt countless websites running the CMS, researchers claim. At the BSides technical cybersecurity conference in Manchester on Thursday, Secarma researcher Sam Thomas said the bug permits ...

Network infrastructure and the agile organisation

In this blog series, we have already established the importance of network infrastructure in supporting digital transformation. In this article, we dig a little deeper to see how it is that fabric networking enables the agility that is central to an organisation’s ...

Microsoft’s Ignite 2018 IT Pro conference: What to expect

The next version of SQL Server. Surface Hub 2 and Surface Go with LTE. What's next for Intune and Windows Autopilot. Windows Server 2019. New Remote Desktop services. Those topics and more are mentioned -- or at least hinted at -- ...

Putting digital at the heart of government

Public sector IT organizations have always had a reputation for lagging behind their private sector counterparts in the delivery of efficient processes and great customer experience. Mark Brisson, the corporate CIO for the Canadian province of Alberta, wants to close ...