The metaverse fails to impress

The metaverse promises to herald a new age of virtual connectivity, yet Brits remain unimpressed, according to a global survey.

While 37 per cent of respondents say they would take part in the virtual ecosystem, fewer than one Read more

Businesses failing the digital trust test

Businesses are failing the digital trust test as their ability to protect customers lags expectations, according to a survey by McKinsey.

It found that while 70 per cent of consumers trust the companies they do business with to protect Read more

Cybersecurity “issue of the decade”

Cybersecurity is the “issue of the decade”, chief executive officer of IBM Arvind Krishna has said.

The company said it plans to train more than 150,000 people in cybersecurity over the next three years. In addition, it said it Read more

Key lessons from digital failures

Organisations need to learn key lessons from digital failures, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).

The body analysed 25 years of government initiatives in digital transformation. But instead of finding gradual improvements in how Read more

IRM’s digital ethics guidelines

Risk managers play a critical role in ensuring that digital technologies are implemented ethically. That requires thinking beyond compliance and ensuring that risk managers are guided by their moral compasses, says IRM Digital Ethics Guidelines.

“As risk professionals, Read more

Enterprises switch focus to digital innovation

Enterprises IT teams have chosen digital innovation as their main focus following the pandemic, according to a survey by the analyst Gartner.

Although IT budgets only inched up by 2 per cent this year, chief information officers have Read more

Campaigners raise awareness of AI risk

Civil liberties groups and digital rights campaigners are seeking to raise awareness of the risks of using of artificial intelligence in mass surveillance technologies ahead of a forthcoming European Union report on the issue.

The group – a coalition Read more

Cyber risk education gap persists

While most businesses are well aware of the risk of cyberattack too few deal with the cyber risk education gap in their enterprises, according to the Chubb Cyber Risk Survey 2019.

The report said that companies had established Read more