Nicholas Fearn

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Nicholas is a technology journalist from the Welsh valleys. His work has been featured on Engadget, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, TechRadar, The Next Web, Forbes, Computer Weekly, Computing, Mail Online, The Telegraph and many other media outlets. In addition, he edits Tech Dragons, a publication covering STEM in Wales.

Africa's startup acts: How will they support small businesses?

Business Management

Africa's startup acts: How will they support small businesses?

As Africa continues to promote and encourage entrepreneurship, nations across the continent are implementing Startup Acts. What do they actually mean?

How can firms protect themselves from Iranian cyber-attacks?

Cybercrime

How can firms protect themselves from Iranian cyber-attacks?

Businesses are being warned of "disruptive and destructive cyber operations" following the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

Why businesses aren't abandoning mainframe computers just yet

IT & Systems Management

Why businesses aren't abandoning mainframe computers just yet

While mainframe computers certainly have their drawbacks, they remain a fundamental part of the daily operations of many organisations.

Six companies aiming to close the tech gender gap

Human Resources

Six companies aiming to close the tech gender gap

Closing the gender gap in tech won't be easy, but these organisations are certainly proving it's possible.

Why SMEs are at a higher risk to cyber crime

Cybercrime

Why SMEs are at a higher risk to cyber crime

Preventing cyber crime has become a major consideration for small businesses in today's digital economy, but how can they actually do that?

Kaspersky: Use of end-of-life operating systems "incredibly problematic" for business

Cybercrime

Kaspersky: Use of end-of-life operating systems "incredibly problematic" for business

Despite the fact that cyber crime is quickly growing in scale and complexity, many businesses are still relying on outdated operating systems that leave them exposed...

Why Tortoiseshell is targeting IT providers in Saudi Arabia

Cybercrime

Why Tortoiseshell is targeting IT providers in Saudi Arabia

As Symantec reveals new hacking group Tortoiseshell compromised a dozen organisations in a string of attacks lasting from July 2018 to July 2019, we ask why target...

Foreign investment in UK tech continues to skyrocket despite Brexit fears

Business Management

Foreign investment in UK tech continues to skyrocket despite Brexit fears

While many are worried about the effect Brexit will have on economic prosperity in the UK, British tech companies are going from strength to strength. But will this...

Zoho MD offers advice on dealing with the uncertainty of Brexit

Business Management

Zoho MD offers advice on dealing with the uncertainty of Brexit

Brexit has resulted in uncertain times for UK tech companies, but here's what they can learn from one of India's fastest-growing software firms.

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