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IT security in SMEs: Why your company could be a stepping stone for hackers

As larger companies increasingly invest significant sums in comprehensive IT security measures, under-prepared SMEs are left vulnerable and exposed. The calculating hacker - always scanning for chinks in the armour of big corporations - now looks at SMEs as a way to attack the larger vendors. Here are six ways to ensure the best possible defence against cyber-criminals.

4 steps to cloud security that every business should know

While cloud computing has been a gateway to new opportunities for many businesses, this digital streamline has also opened the door to many new security risks that companies may not have previously realised. Here are four steps to ensure you and your employees are on top of cloud security.

Hackathons: a brave new world for technology

Once an informal practice by developers brainstorming new apps, the hackathon is now a mainstay in the information technology (IT) industry. Today, hackathons allow software developers to collaborate with designers, project managers and subject matter experts in intensive, high-energy sessions. What is the impact of hackathons on the IT industry?

What is the best programming language to learn this year?

Thinking of learning a new programming language? Choosing the right one will make a difference to your career this year. Find out which is the best programming language to give you a competitive edge in the career market.

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