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Only 50% of retailers in the UK have a digital strategy despite consumer demand

Only 50% of retailers in the UK have a digital strategy despite consumer demand

Almost half (46 percent) of British consumers believe Augmented Reality (AR) will positively impact retail, with Virtual Reality (VR) close behind (22 percent), yet only 50 percent of retailers have a digital strategy to implement these technologies according to Fujitsu's Tech in a Transforming Britain Report.

Common mistakes retailers make on their e-commerce platforms

Common mistakes retailers make on their e-commerce platforms

By David Lindores, Technical Director, Eureka Solutions.

The recent festive period saw shoppers spend huge amounts, with consumers already spending an average of £220 each in online January sales alone.

88% of IT leaders unable to deliver on organisation’s need for business agility

88% of IT leaders unable to deliver on organisation’s need for business agility

A survey of senior IT decision-makers in large enterprises, commissioned by Coeus Consulting, found that IT leaders who can clearly demonstrate the cost and value of IT have greater influence over the strategic direction of the company and are best positioned to deliver business agility for digital transformation.

Half of SMEs fear financial loss from poor IT security and data compliance

Half of SMEs fear financial loss from poor IT security and data compliance

Recent research by Ultima, the provider of on-premise and cloud IT infrastructure and managed service solutions, has found that over half (58%) of the UK's SMEs think their businesses are at risk of financial loss from poor IT security and data compliance, with 67% believing they may be out of business in three years if their IT security and compliance doesn't improve.

Frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks is rising

Frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks is rising

Netscout Systems has released its 13th Annual Arbor Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from network and security professionals at the world's leading service provider, cloud/hosting and enterprise organisations.

SMBs at risk as emails are still in the crosshairs of cybercriminals

SMBs at risk as emails are still in the crosshairs of cybercriminals

Small and medium-sized businesses are still on a cloud adoption journey and for the majority of them, embracing a cloud-based email service is the first checkpoint along the way.

Fraud authorities not visible enough to UK SMEs

Fraud authorities not visible enough to UK SMEs

Nearly 6 out of every 10 (58%) of the UK's SMEs do not know who the relevant authorities are to help them deal with fraud, according to research from Close Brothers Asset Finance.

Why the insurance industry is uniquely vulnerable to cyber threats

Why the insurance industry is uniquely vulnerable to cyber threats

By Chris Camacho, Chief Strategy Officer, Flashpoint.

The insurance industry plays a unique role in modern society, providing individuals and organisations with a sense of financial security when faced with unforeseen circumstances.

Study finds that tech fails people every week

Study finds that tech fails people every week

Nearly one in two people say technology fails them once a week or more, a new study commissioned by CRITICAL Software has revealed.

New Schneider Electric research analyses how IT Pod Frames reduce cost and increase speed of data centre deployments

New Schneider Electric research analyses how IT Pod Frames reduce cost and increase speed of data centre deployments

Modularity is a key design approach for today's data centres, helping to drive trends such as edge computing and hyper-convergence, whilst reducing both deployment times and capital expenditure costs.

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