• Vodafone confident of staying on the line

    As the first full week of mass home working came to an end, Vodafone joined fellow operators in recognising the unprecedented demands on its infrastructure, but has also expressed confidence that both the fixed and wireless arms of its business can take the strain.

    Vodafone says that, like all the other leading operators, it has seen unprecedented demand for its fixed and mobile estate and says it has learned lessons from its global estate to keep UK services up and running. On 25 March, Vodafone said it had seen an increase of about 30% in internet traffic over its fixed

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  • An evolving and dangerous threat

    JavaScript is a key and oft-used technology for web developers in the creation of interactive web pages, but its ubiquity has not gone unnoticed by cyber criminals looking to weaponise the programming language against organisations.

    In fact, the language is key to the fabric of the online world, with it being used client-side by 95% of all websites. A unique attribute of JavaScript exploits – mechanisms for the illicit and unintended use of the technology – is that they occur beyond the realm of the corporate network and, therefore, outside the parameters of traditional security controls.

    Savvy cyber criminals

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  • What does the ‘new normal’ mean for how we work?

    The impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is likely to be with us for far longer than the lockdown – and will bring many changes to our lives. That will start with the way we work. Remote working has been an option for many people for a long time, but has not naturally become the norm or ubiquitous.

    However, reports from China suggest that habits formed during its three months of lockdown are already starting to change behaviours as people return to work. So, what impact are we likely to see from Covid-19 on our use of technology in the

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