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How to waste two hundred million dollars per annum

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a huge company, as these numbers prove. In 2013 they made $96.6 billion net revenue and raised $2.1 trillion in capital for its clients. Even the costs of such a compa...

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The NAO has today published an update for the Committee of Public Accounts on the Government’s National Cyber Security Programme.

The overall conclusion is that Government continues to make good progress in implementing the Programme. It must, h...
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It comes to something when a chap returns from holiday to find the BBC banging on about nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence. I confess that I knew the name but had to be reminded that Lawrence played the leading role in 'Hunger Games'

Anyway, '...

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Trying to extract data from one program and import into another promises to be easy but is often very time consuming and fraught with problems. In theory it is easy - export as a comma separate value (csv) file and import into a different product....

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I fully accept that Amazon and eBay know a huge amount about me and while I may not like the fact, there is little that can be done.

It is a similar story with the household Nectar card which proves beyond doubt that we prefer baguette to sli...

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Our panel yesterday on cyber security at the AAA meeting provided some fascinating insights from industry and research. While I can't do justice to all the discussion in this blog, I can highlight some of the points that I found particularly helpful...
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BBC iPlayer

by Leo Waldock on 30.07.2014 15:50

BBC fails to tell us diddly squat about iPlayer outage

Last week the BBC suffered a major problem that took down its iPlayer streaming service and also, briefly, hammered its news website.

I listen to the radio via my PC while I work at ho...

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BT Yahoo email outage

by Leo Waldock on 30.07.2014 11:12

Telecoms giant BT has apologised for problems with its email services.

Apparently this problem '...meant a minority of BT Mail customers weren’t able to access their email accounts in the past few days.'

This may or may not be true however...

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Software in the firm (2)

by Kevin Salter on 25.07.2014 14:08

In last week's blog we considered the sheer number of products in use on the desktop. When the cloud based programs are factored in the list of software becomes even longer.

Just a few of the cloud offerings in use....

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I've done a lot of work on cyber security in the UK over the last couple of years, so I’m very pleased for the opportunity to get some different perspectives on the issue from the US. I will be moderating a panel on the 9 August at the America...