Internet filters are basically useless, and potentially dangerous too

Whether at school, in a public library or installed as part of a home broadband service, internet filters are increasingly prevalent, sometimes activated by default by internet service providers. While their aim is usually well-meaning –…

Surface Studio’s first firmware update tweaks GPU and internet stability

Microsoft has pushed out the first ever firmware update for its Surface Studio all-in-one, along with a fresh update for the Surface Pro 4.With this initial batch of tweaks, the Studio’s GPU is getting some attention, and whether you’re…

Blackberry changes tack to secure enterprise internet of things

After dropping devices to concentrate on mobile device management, Blackberry is poised to take on IoT security under John Chen’s leadership... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

How British Gas is using the Internet of Things to keep customers warm and happy

Technology is the key for revamping the energy utility and equipping it for the digital age. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Major DDoS attack on Dyn causes internet disruption

DNS provider Dyn experiences a large DDoS attack, causing disruption to online services ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Australia adopts British internet of things framework

Australia is adopting an internet of things standard that was developed in the UK to help improve security, among other things ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Number of internet users in Myanmar rockets

Internet use rapidly increases in Myanmar, with most people connecting through smartphones ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

SpaceX rocket explosion is setback for Facebook internet project

Facebook’s internet project has lost a satellite it was planning to use to provide broadband coverage to sub-Saharan Africa ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

ARM, Symantec build security standard for Internet of Things

A coalition of security firms has warned that the lack of a cohesive security strategy around IoT could lead to disaster if left unchecked. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

CW@50: The story of the internet, and how it changed the world

Computer Weekly’s journey through 50 years of innovation in technology continues with a look back at the history of internet and the huge changes it has brought to society ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Enterprises urged not to view security as a barrier to internet of things adoption

The Lower Colorado River Authority’s chief administrative officer urges enterprises to balance the risks of using the internet of things with the benefits connected devices can bring ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Internet traffic to triple by 2020, says Cisco

The latest edition of Cisco’s Visual Networking Index predicts a near tripling of internet traffic during the coming years as more than a billion people come online ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News