UK school ready to introduce digital curriculum

The John Hampden School Wendover is crowdfunding with the aim to raise money to equip classrooms with new technology toolkits. The school announced a new computing curriculum that is in line with the National Curriculum for Computing. However, stretched budgets prevented the school from installing the required software and technologies for students. This prompted it […]

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Companies not focusing on internal cyber security threats

Graham Cluley, an independent IT security researcher, has said that businesses need to take internal IT security threats more seriously, as not all cyber threats originate externally. Mr Cluley said that most companies focus on external cyber security, as they believe that hackers, cyber criminals and state-sponsored cyber attackers are the biggest threats. However, these […]

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Openreach reconfirms ambitious target for full fibre rollout

Openreach has just held its first annual review after separating from BT. In the review, the national network builder reiterated its commitment to full fibre Internet. The company aims to achieve its target of connecting 10 million businesses and homes to full fibre Internet by 2025. Mike McTighe, Chair of Openreach, said that after providing […]

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UK companies overconfident about their cyber security

Although data breaches have increased in the UK, decision-makers in organisations believe that their cyber security is optimal, according to a recent survey conducted by Ovum, a research and consultancy organisation, for US-based analytics company FICO. The survey found that 75% of senior executives in the UK feel that their organisation’s cyber security is better […]

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Regulatory changes to spur investment in full-fibre Internet

Telecoms regulatory body Ofcom has announced some changes that will encourage investments in full-fibre Internet in the UK. These proposed changes are based on the recommendations published in the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review by the UK Government. In the review, the Government highlighted plans that would help the country enjoy full-fibre connectivity by 2033 at […]

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