With the skyrocketing popularity of Zynga games such as FarmVille – which is now the largest single application on Facebook – Zynga’s technology strategy has to be as savvy as its business model. Find out why Zynga now relies on cloud services to manage its precipitous growth, maintain high availability, and keep costs in check.
This research paper introduces a popular online gaming Trojan kit known as the "Xiang Wei Ma (XWM) Kit," which roughly translates to "Rattle Trojan," that targets popular online games in China.
In this week's Computer Weekly, the BBC faces in-depth scrutiny over its digital plans – we take a look at progress. Do you need to keep data forever? We examine the technologies behind infinite storage. And we find out about the digital transformation challenges in vehicle dealerships. Read the issue now.
IT leaders are used to doing more with less, but the pandemic has forced many organisations to reassess whether the way processes have always been run, is optimal. With people having to work from home, many organisations have needed to automate previous manual tasks, in order to remain operational.
Take a look at this edition of ComputerWeekly to learn more Uber, Volkswagen, and other companies that have experience with software ethics issues, how they've dealt with them, and what the consequences have been.
In this week's Computer Weekly, as the Information Commissioner calls on police forces to slow down the introduction of facial recognition, we examine the issues. We look at what the use of DevOps methods means for storage strategy. And we talk to Microsoft's global cyber security chief. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we assess the risks from Log4Shell, a new web software vulnerability described as "catastrophic". We look at SASE – secure access service edge – which is set to be one of the networking priorities for 2022. And some victims of the Post Office IT scandal are still waiting for proper compensation. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to four top IT leaders to find out how they are supporting their organisations through the coronavirus crisis. We look at the security best practices recommended by experts to ensure safe remote working for staff. And the CISO of Equifax explains why the firm is moving to public cloud. Read the issue now.
Software as a service has seen a rapid increase in deployment since the pandemic. In this 15-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at the implications of its vast market, the issues it can cause through IT complexity and how to deal with SaaS governance.
In this e-guide: Software for marketing, from content marketing through customer experience management to marketing automation, and the rest, has not been as central to the vision of CIOs as ERP and the full panoply of IT infrastructure: storage, security, networking, data centres, and all of the above delivered by way of the cloud.