Stressed home workers struggling to switch off during COVID-19 lockdown

Stressed home workers are struggling to switch off during  COVID-19 lockdown and it’s impacting their mental health, according to the findings of a new study by cloud communications platform provider, 8x8.   Almost half (42%) feel more stressed and overwhelmed than when in the office, blaming too many apps, a blurring of the lines between work…

Gambling Online: How to Stay Safe in 3 Simple Steps

The first online casino launched in 1994 and in the intervening two-and-a-half decades, more and more of us have embraced this innovation and taken advantage. The result is that the gambling industry now contributes around $137.5 billion to the US economy, with a UK study suggesting that around half of us gamble on a semi-regular basis.     It's such a popular…

Huawei opens Brussels security lab in bid to reassure EU

Huawei has opened a cybersecurity lab in Brussels as the Chinese tech company tries to win over EU leaders amid US allegations that its equipment poses a national security risk. Company executives inaugurated the Huawei European Cybersecurity Centre, which will allow the wireless companies that are its customers to review the source code running its…

MWC 2019: McAfee warns internet users still not protecting themselves from cybercrime

Cybersecurity experts have encouraged people to do more to protect themselves from online crime, warning the rollout of 5G will only increase the potential devices that could be hacked. Raj Samani and Gary Davis, both industry experts at cybersecurity firm McAfee, said the average internet user was still making basic security errors such as using…