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News roundup: World Wide Web source code to be auctioned, UK regulators to probe Apple and Google, US prepares big tech laws, and more

A round-up of this week’s technology news, including a UK antitrust probe into Apple and Google, the auction of the world wide web’s source code, new US laws to curb the dominance of big tech companies, and more.


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Tracking technology spend in a hybrid working world

The global lockdown measures brought on by the pandemic have put digital-first initiatives into the spotlight for businesses. As lockdown measures lift, businesses will now rely on IT to help progress the newly adopted hybrid working...


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Secret CSO: David Levine, Ricoh USA, Inc.

Cybersecurity is constantly changing – how do you keep learning? "I’m a strong proponent for peer learning. Finding opportunities to talk and discuss challenges with fellow CSOs is invaluable."


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Cutting through the Bravado Culture that Dominates the Engineering Sector

Isabel Ashworth and Melissa Ranger of Monolith, on why honest people make better leaders in STEM and the state of women in engineering today.


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Aqua Security and Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks: Which container security tool is better?

IT Central Station users review two of the highest reviewed solutions in the container security market – Aqua Security and Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks.


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CTO Sessions: Darren Anstee, NETSCOUT

What type of CTO are you? "I’d describe myself as a technologist burdened with a fairly high level of pragmatism. "


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MediaCity Mauritius: Developing the first integrated, international hub for the media and creative industries in Africa

How a media startup is opening a gateway to Africa by creating world-class infrastructure and technology for the creative industry.


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C-suite career advice: Patrick Harr, SlashNext

What are the three skills or abilities you look for? “It comes down to passion, planning, and persistence.”


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What wildebeest can teach us about cloud migration

Deaths aside, going to the Public Cloud is as easy and painless as a wildebeest migration across the Serengeti.


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CIO Spotlight: Colin Murphy, KnowBe4

What business or technology initiatives will be most significant in driving IT investments in your organisation in the coming year? “… increasing our effectiveness through process automation.”


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Low-code bids to elevate customer relationship management

Are there are any depths to which low-code software application development cannot reach… and should that actually be heights? Among the principle practices within information technology potentially about to grow its usage of low-code...


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News roundup: Google slapped with $268 million fine, BT launches new business unit, new global corporate tax rate announced, and more

A roundup of this week’s technology news, including BT’s new business unit, Google’s $268 million fine, a new global corporate tax rate, and more.


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Secret CSO: Sohail Iqbal, Veracode

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? "Think risk... If you’re able to understand risk, you’ll be able to come up with a solution to address, mitigate, or manage risks appropriately."


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17 high-paying tech skills that will go higher

Despite more volatility than normal, pandemic conditions have benefitted market values for some skills more than others.


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CTO Sessions: Thomas Rødseth, Puzzel

What type of CTO are you? “Having worked in strategic planning and marketing, I am very focused on the value of the technology we are creating, selling and using.”