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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 21st May 2021

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NI's cybersecurity salaries worth £110m each year

Northern Ireland’s cyber sector now employs 2,300 people across 104 companies, generating £110m in salaries each year, according to a new report from Queen's University Belfast. The report also found that that foreign direct investment has played a key role with Invest NI providing around £27m funding to...

 

This top cloud hosting provider has banned cryptomining

Hetzner, a popular German web hosting and dedicated server provider has updated its terms of use to ban cryptomining on its servers, after it found several users using its cloud storage offering to mine Chia. Chia is based on a new consensus algorithm known as proof...

 

Boss hails 'robust' performance as FD splits group into three divisions

The tech giant has been accused of deliberately shutting out the competition in the store and forcing people to use its own payment processing system, generating “excessive” profits for itself in the process. The claim, which is being brought on behalf of potentially millions of UK Apple users...

IT specialists assess decryption tool to try to recover stolen data

The National Cyber Security Centre and private IT specialist contractors are testing and assessing the integrity of a decryption tool to determine if it is safe to use on healthcare systems as part of efforts to restore data stolen in the cyber attack on the HSE a week ago....

Eye tracking concussion technology to be trialled in Super Rugby

Eye-tracking technology used to help detect concussions will be trialled in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition. The technology, known as NeuroFlex, records horizontal and vertical movement of the eyes, as well as head movement, and generates a report to detect any alterations which could signal the presence of a concussion...