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Five worst industries for cybersecurity risk revealed

Research carried out by cyber crime experts FoxTech suggests otherwise and has revealed that among the worst industries at risk of cybersecurity breaches are computer software development companies with an average cyber risk score of 166, followed by publishing (152), research (115), transportation, trucking & railroad (111) and civil engineering (102).

Contributor: Anthony Green - FoxTech | Published: 13 December 2021

Why more than most, tech workers want to get back to the office

A survey of technology workers has revealed that people are keen to get back to the office as Covid restrictions ease, with 54% of people claiming that they would prefer to be fully or mostly based in an office.

Contributor: Kaler Pilgrim, founder - Futureheads | Published: 18 May 2021

Young people taking IT at GCSE dropped 40 percent since 2015

Adam Philpott, EMEA President at McAfee: "To tackle the skills gap, organisations need to encourage a "top-of-the-funnel" intervention and investment from government organisations. We must also collaborate across the industry to create concrete measures focused on closing the gap.

Contributor: Adam Philpott, EMEA President - McAfee | Published: 30 March 2021

Confidence in productivity is rock bottom

According to figures released today by Citrix, only 6% of IT leaders believe their organisation is set up to enable maximum productivity from employees at the moment – down from the 11% who took this view pre-lockdown.

Contributor: Darren Fields, Vice President, Networking, EMEA - Citrix | Published: 21 September 2020

How will our working routines change post-pandemic?

New research, commissioned by Citrix, has found 45 percent of polled office workers state that they would prefer to work from home more frequently. Also, three out of ten employees (34 percent) would like to see more flexible work models, allowing them to easily switch between the office and remote working.

Contributor: Darren Fields, Vice President, Networking, EMEA - Citrix | Published: 2 July 2020

HR is highly-vulnerable to cyber-attacks

SMEs in the HR & recruitment sector find themselves among the most vulnerable in the UK according to a new report. Payroll fraud, recruitment scams, corporate espionage – cyber-attackers have found numerous routes into organisations via HR and their recruitment agencies.

Contributor: Colin Dennis, Head of Technical Operations - OGL Computer | Published: 31 January 2020

Technology laggards face extinction

Conventional wisdom has it that large companies always have the resources and ‘know-how’ to compete. Yet in an age of disruption, many larger businesses are struggling to digitally transform at the pace, a new joint report from CBI and Oracle

Contributor: Unknown | Published: 8 November 2019

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Tech developers are increasingly unhappy and disillusioned

Developers’ happiness is hugely affected by their age, gender and the rigour of the recruitment process, new research shows. The industry is steeped in issues, as nearly half of the developers surveyed are unsure they’ll be working for the same company in just two years.

Contributor: Razvan Creanga | Published: 2 October 2019

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Percentage of women working in IT has halved over the last 20 years

The percentage of women working in IT has declined over the past 20 years despite efforts to encourage more women into careers in STEM. That is according to an analysis of working trends by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Contributor: Ann Swain | Published: 8 September 2019