With the closure of numerous bank branches around the UK as a result of lockdown measures, as well as a rapid shift online as remote working becomes the norm for many, it would be easy to assume that digital banking has fared well during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Issue 4 of Verdict Magazine is out now, covering the latest and greatest developments in technology.
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a "perfect storm" for scammers and hackers, with smaller businesses facing a significant threat, experts from Kaspersky have warned.
Six months after giving Huawei the green light to continue operating in the UK’s telecommunications network, the government has made a screeching U-turn and banned all new Huawei 5G technology from 2021.
The chief executive of BT has said that it will be “impossible” to strip out Huawei equipment from the UK’s telecommunications network by 2030 and warned that a rushed reduction of the Chinese firm’s involvement could lead to “outages”.
The UK’s theatres have been closed since mid-March to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus and the knock-on effect has been devastating for everyone whose livelihood depends on the performing arts sector.
Chinese technology giant Huawei says it needs more time from the UK to assess how the latest US sanctions will affect its 5G supply chain.
Security researchers have uncovered a Russian cybercrime gang that creates fake merger and acquisition (M&A) scenarios over email to trick senior employees into transferring vast sums of cash.
While the past few months have been brutal, Simon Segars, CEO of semiconductor giant Arm, sees considerable opportunity to use the post-Covid chaos as an opportunity to create a better future supported by technology.
When Boris Johnson gave telecoms firms the green light to use Chinese technology giant Huawei’s 5G equipment back in January, it appeared to draw a line under the matter after more than a year of delay.
Christopher Wylie shot to global prominence as the leading whistleblower in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but now he is turning his considerable data skills to fashion, through his current role as research director at H&M.
The coronavirus has forever transformed many aspects of our lives, not least the way we shop, and if the experience of Swedish furniture giant Ikea is any measure, we are seeing a marked switch to ecommerce that is set to stay long after the pandemic has subsided.
A coalition of leading cybersecurity experts, organisations, lawyers and academics have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to reform the UK’s cybercrime legislation, warning that it makes it harder for professionals to defend against cyber threats.
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit those in the hospitality and live entertainment industry with particular force.
Paddy Cosgrave, the CEO of Web Summit, the company behind some of the world’s largest technology conferences including this week’s Collision from Home, has said that hybrid events that combine virtual, interactive experiences with physical in-person conferences will be the dominant format in the future.
Digital Concepts Engineering (DCE) has used its experience in the military, agricultural and nuclear industries to repurpose its tech with the aim of responding to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, and the result is self-driving hospital beds designed to safeguard medical staff, and social distancing sensors for unmanned vehicles.
The time to judge whether the tech industry played an appropriate role in Covid-19 will be in a year and a half, according to Cisco’s chief strategy officer Anuj Kapur.
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the digitisation of businesses and “ushered in a new era of technology”, according to Amazon chief technology officer (CTO) Werner Vogels.
The UK government's current stance to allow Huawei into the non-core parts of the country’s 5G network threatens to “fundamentally alter” the intelligence-sharing relationship with America, a US congressman has warned.
The European Commission has launched a fresh antitrust investigation into Apple after e-book firm Kobo joined Spotify in filing a complaint alleging that the App Store has anti-competitive practices.
The new remote work reality is good news for cybercriminals seeking to capitalise on security shortcomings – including workers using personal WiFi networks to access corporate resources remotely and without the help of company IT.
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a shock to many systems and technologies upon which the modern world is built, not least the food supply chain.
Ahead of this week’s CogX AI and technology-focused global leadership event, founder and CEO of CognitionX Charlie Muirhead talked to Verdict about the history of the knowledge networking platform and his aims for this year’s event, which has the theme “How do we get the next 10 years right?” Like many others, CogX 2020 is [...]
A UK-based cybersecurity firm that threatened legal action against a security blogger has confirmed that a contractor temporarily exposed a database containing five billion email addresses and passwords collated from previous data breaches.
The protests that have sparked across the US and around the world following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer have drawn sharp attention to the systematic racism embedded in Western society, and in particular, law enforcement.
The retail sector, like many industries, has been deeply impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The absence of the UK services sector from UK-EU Brexit trade negotiations could have a "profound impact" on businesses, according to one thinktank.
Videoconferencing firm Zoom generated $328.2m in revenue during the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, marking a 169% year-over-year increase thanks to a global surge in remote working during the coronavirus pandemic.
When SpaceX’s Crew Dragon space capsule docked with the International Space Station it marked a return of US space sovereignty; no longer will NASA be reliant on Russia’s ageing Soyuz rocket.