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.

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.

How researchers foiled a suspected nation state attack targeting an African bank

Cybercrime

How researchers foiled a suspected nation state attack targeting an African bank

There's been much talk about the cyber-attack affecting one of Africa's largest banks, but how was it detected and mitigated? We spoke to the CEO of the company...

The biggest risks IT companies face in 2019

Business Management

The biggest risks IT companies face in 2019

Technology companies play a major role in today's interconnected world, but they face their fair share of challenges.

How will the UK's digital tax impact the tech sector?

Business Management

How will the UK's digital tax impact the tech sector?

As the government pushes ahead with plans to implement a new digital services tax, experts voice their concerns about its impact on the UK's tech sector.

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