Network & Internet

What is SSID?
wireless router
broadband

What is SSID?

We look at what SSID is and how it is used to connect devices to the internet
26 Jul 2021
5G FWA could 'halve the cost' of rural full-fibre rollout
Aerial view video of telecommunication tower in the countryside farming fields with 4G, 5G cellular network antennas.
5G

5G FWA could 'halve the cost' of rural full-fibre rollout

Three and CCS Insight are calling on the government to reconsider its reliance on fibre technology
26 Jul 2021
What is LTE?
LTE technology
Network & Internet

What is LTE?

A guide to the standard that helped launch the 4G revolution
23 Jul 2021
Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm
Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm
Network & Internet

Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
23 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm
The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm
Network & Internet

The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm

We speak to a young entrepreneur who decided to go it alone
23 Jul 2021
What is a Bluetooth mesh network?
An office with an IoT device
Internet of Things (IoT)

What is a Bluetooth mesh network?

How Bluetooth enabled IoT devices are creating automated working environments with seamless integration
22 Jul 2021
What is latency?
Beams of light
Network & Internet

What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it
21 Jul 2021
DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service
DuckDuckGo app on a smartphone
email providers

DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service

The private search company will mask user addresses and remove email trackers
20 Jul 2021
Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire
An Ocado van out for delivery
automation

Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire

Around 800 workers evacuated as firefighters worked throughout the night to tackle the blaze
19 Jul 2021
Cloudflare flaw could have led to series of supply-chain attacks
A hacker in a darkened room with digital maps and computer equipment
vulnerability

Cloudflare flaw could have led to series of supply-chain attacks

Hackers were able to exploit a path traversal vulnerability to compromise CDNJS and target thousands of sites
19 Jul 2021
Ericsson and Verizon reach multi-year agreement on 5G
5G graphic
5G

Ericsson and Verizon reach multi-year agreement on 5G

New deal will help Verizon strengthen and expand its 5G ultra-wideband network
16 Jul 2021
SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware
VPN log in screen displayed on a computer screen
virtual private network (VPN)

SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware

Current and legacy secure VPN appliances under attack now
16 Jul 2021
Openreach successfully trials next-gen '25G PON' fibre tech
A colourfully-lit highway, which represents networking
Network & Internet

Openreach successfully trials next-gen '25G PON' fibre tech

Isolated trials by Openreach and Nokia more than double existing maximum data transfer rates
16 Jul 2021
IoT attacks have increased by 200% in two years
Graphic representation of IoT devices in businesses
Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT attacks have increased by 200% in two years

Audio-visual and home automation devices are most at risk, says Zscaler report
15 Jul 2021
What is Li-Fi?
Abstract image showing a lightbulb on a black background to symbolise Li-Fi
Network & Internet

What is Li-Fi?

A look at the Wi-Fi alternative that uses visible light to transfer data at staggering speeds
13 Jul 2021
What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?
An image of California's legislature
Network & Internet

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

We examine the groundbreaking new data law that's often referred to as "America's GDPR"
13 Jul 2021
Google targets phishing with full BIMI email logo authentication support
Gmail application icon on a smartphone screen
email delivery

Google targets phishing with full BIMI email logo authentication support

Gmail will tie logos to DMARC authentication
12 Jul 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
A Google Chromecast device hanging from a USB port on a TV
Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
9 Jul 2021
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
PC monitor on a desk stuck on the Windows 10 update screen
operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
8 Jul 2021
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
Best browsers
web browser

Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
7 Jul 2021
ICO confirms investigation into gov use of personal email
Former health secretary Matt Hancock looks up to the sky
Information Commissioner

ICO confirms investigation into gov use of personal email

Health ministers use of all private messaging channels will be looked at, which may also include the use of WhatsApp
7 Jul 2021
Nokia and TPG Telecom launch 'world’s first' 5G service in Sydney
5G masts with blue sky in the background
5G

Nokia and TPG Telecom launch 'world’s first' 5G service in Sydney

The companies say it is the first time a 700MHz standalone network has been launched
5 Jul 2021
LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?
A city skyline with a technology 5G overlay
Network & Internet

LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?

Assessing the latest networking technologies and their role in business
2 Jul 2021