Greater Manchester Digital and Tech Summit

Loz Kaye Politics, Technology

Greater Manchester has laid out its ambitions to harness the power of technology and spark a new digital revolution which will connect people, businesses and communities – firmly establishing the city-region as the UK’s number one digital city. One core pledge that Andy Burnham made during the election campaign for the new Greater Manchester city region mayor post was to …

Ransomware can kill a business

Andy Halsall Security, Technology

If you run a small business, protecting yourself from ransomware and other online threats could be the difference between success and failure. The aptly named, ‘WannaCry’ ransom-ware attack attracted more attention than most online security threats and rightly so given impact it had on the NHS, and elsewhere. But it is only one small part of the current threat picture …

Tory Tech – Digital in the Conservative Manifesto

Loz Kaye News, Politics, Technology

The tension between investment and ambition versus tax and regulation show an ideological battle at the heart of May’s digital master plan Technology and digital businesses and innovators must be heartily fed up of the mixed messages from our politicians and political parties. Attitudes seem to swing wildly, often within days on the same issue. On Monday digital innovation and …