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What can we learn from big-name data breaches?

Recently we came across a website called Information is Beautiful, which visualises mass data sets into interactive charts. One chart that caught our eye was ‘World’s Biggest Data Breaches’, outlining the largest breaches of data since 2005. This visualisation really…
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The changing definition of open source

Over the last few years we’ve seen developments that have further blurred the already fuzzy line between open source and commercial software. A few weeks ago we looked at the strengths and weaknesses of open source software compared to SaaS…
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Why it matters where your data lives

If you’re running a business in the cloud, over the last few months you’ll no doubt have heard about new data protection rules and upcoming changes in the regulatory landscape. Looking back, a lot of things have changed since Edward…
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Can a website ever be too popular?

This week saw problems on the UK Government’s voter registration website, just hours before the deadline for the EU referendum. With users finding the site unresponsive or completely inaccessible, technical issues have been blamed on “unprecedented demand”. In other words,…
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Building confidence in the cloud

Cloud is fast becoming the new normal. According to recent research by the Cloud Industry Forum, 69 percent of UK businesses are already using cloud services. The benefits are clear: cloud computing can help save on costs and increase efficiency,…