Global digital skills crisis ‘undermined by quick-fixes’

Global digital skills crisis ‘undermined by quick-fixes’

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Joint efforts from the education and technology sectors to plug a widening digital skills gap are failing because of an industry obsession with finding short term fixes, it has been claimed. There are several significant systemic problems that have led to the growth of a global skills crisis, according to the organisers of EdTechX Europe 2019, which are not being addressed. (more…)
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ICO claims AdTech industry ‘violating data protection laws’

ICO claims AdTech industry ‘violating data protection laws’

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The online advertising industry is operating unlawfully with respect to strict data protection regulations and has an "immature" understanding of its obligations, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has claimed. The multi-billion pound AdTech industry, which is overwhelmingly dominated by Google and Facebook, is not gaining consent from users when processing personal data that includes information on sexuality, political leaning, or race, among others. (more…)
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Cloud database management set to soar in coming years

Cloud database management set to soar in coming years

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The trend involving databases being used for analytics under the ever-popular software as a service (SaaS) model will see 75% of all databases being deployed or migrated to a cloud platform, according to Gartner's latest predictions. The IT analyst house also said that just 5% of these will ever be considered by owners to be taken back into on-premise infrastructure as businesses continue to realise the benefits of widespread cloud adoption. (more…)
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50% of cyber attacks now use island hopping

50% of cyber attacks now use island hopping

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Island hopping is an increasingly popular cyber attack technique where cyber criminals infiltrate smaller companies, such as HR, marketing or healthcare firms, in order to access a larger target organisation. It’s a method that has seen a steep rise in usage over the past few years, with 50% of today’s attacks using island hopping, according to Carbon Black’s Quarterly Incident Threat Report. (more…)
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Come to CloudFest with us!

Come to CloudFest with us!

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On March 23, Debian developers deleted Debian Wheezy from the repository because this version has reached its end-of-live. The wheezy-updates repository was deleted and wheezy-backports was moved to the archive. This may cause the update issues for ISPsystem if their panels are installed on Debian 7 Wheezy. (more…)
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Top 8 AWS Developer Tools You Should Know About

Top 8 AWS Developer Tools You Should Know About

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Amazon is launching a set of AWS Developers Tools whose goal is to simplify DevOps so IT professionals can work faster, easier and more efficiently. The main purpose behind these AWS tools is to have the customer or developer be continuously “confident they’ll be able to find a tool for their job”, says Aron Kao, Amazon Web Services’ Senior Manager Product Marketing. So how about you – ready to code, test and deploy automatically with the help of AWS? (more…)
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10 Website Launch Mistakes

10 Website Launch Mistakes

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You should consider your company website the essential bridge connecting your clients to your business. It’s the go-to platform where potential customers can find all the relevant company info, your products and services, and a way to get them. And while many businesses have now grasped the fundamental importance of investing in a proper website, there are still 10 common pitfalls that can hinder your website’s performance and success. (more…)
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Web Hosting News

Web Hosting News

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In this web hosting news round-up for the start of the year, we see that Azure Availability Zones introduced in the Southeast Asia region. Meanwhile Kao Data’s London facility receives bandwidth services from euNetworks. SiteLock becomes Plesk’s preferred website security provider, while GitLab Serverless allow their workloads to run on any Cloud. And Gartner reveals the Top 10 Data Center Industry Trends. (more…)
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