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MP’s Call For Urgent Infrastructure Review In The Wake Of COVID-19

The All-Party Parliamentary Group For Social Integration Calls Warns Future Volunteers May Be Discouraged
charity
MP
Coronavirus
Volunteer

NCVO Chief Says Not-For-Profit Sector Needs Emergency Funding Sooner

Karl Wilding, CEO of the NCVO, has said the Governments process for allocating the £750m of government support is 'bedevilled by delay and a lack of transparency'
charity
NCVO
Government

Microsoft’s Quantum Researchers Have Identified The Largest Quantum Speedup For Unstructured Problems

Quantum Computing, the dream of every techy, just took a huge step closer
microsoft
Quantum Computer
hardware

Official: The UK’s Average Password Strength Isn’t Great

As COVID-19 related scams go through the roof, Police advice people review their password security
Cyber Security
phishing

Microsoft Moves To End The Bane Of Modern Office Life

This week Microsoft have begun rolling out a feature called “Reply All Storm Protection”

Gov Grants GCHQ Extended Powers To Claim Data From The NHS

Matt Hancock grants additional powers to GCHQ to access confidential NHS data
Public Sector

Report Finds UK Supports Charities… But Don’t Really ‘Get’ What They Do

A recently released report has found the UK public has a “low and arguably uninformed” opinion of the charitable sector, dating back at least 70 years.
charity

MI5 & Other Spy Agencies Urgently Need AI To Fight International Threats

A recent Government report states all UK spy agencies need to adopt AI technologies to help combat emerging threats in the global arena

Heads Up Everyone… Emotet Malware Is Back And Worse Than Ever

After months of inactivity experts warn Emotet bots are becoming active again
DevOps
Cyber Security
malware

Sainsbury's Opts For Blue Yonder's AI-Powered Platform

Supermarket giant announces adoption of Blue Yonder’s AI-powered platform to aid in digitally transforming their supply chain.
AI
Digital Transformation

AI Trained To Spot Humans vs Bots on Twitter

A joint UK/US research team has trained an AI to be able to tell the difference between bots and humans on Twitter
AI
twitter

Make Gift Aid Automatic, Says CAF

In a recent briefing paper the CAF outlined how making Gift Aid an automatic process could help the not-for-profit sector through the COVID-19 crisis
charity
giftaidThing
Gift aid

MP Announces “We Can’t Save Every Charity”

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, recently told the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee that the Government can’t save every business, nor every charity.
charity
Coronavirus
covid-19

Microsoft Teams Now Supports Yammer

Microsoft announces Yammer integration now available on Teams
microsoft
Microsoft Teams
yammer

Latest Microsoft Patch Fixes 113 Vulnerabilities, Including Three Zero-Days

Of those 113 flaws, only nineteen were rated ‘critical’ with the others rating as ‘important’
microsoft
Cyber Security

Facebook To Contact Anyone Engaging With Fake Coronavirus Posts

Users will be shown a "myth busters" page on the WHO website
Facebook
Social Media
Coronavirus

Google: We've blocked 126 million COVID-19 phishing scams in the last week

In the past week, an average of 18 million COVID-19 phishing emails were sent per day via Gmail to unsuspecting marks, according to Google.
Google
Coronavirus
Cyber Security
phishing

Gift Aid Can Be Kept By Some Charities, Government Announces

Some charities will be able to keep the Gift Aid associated with payments made for events cancelled due to the coronavirus, the Government has confirmed
giftaidThing
Gift aid
Charity

Coming Soon: Microsoft Teams With 9 People On Screen!

Microsoft have just announced a pretty big expansion to Microsoft Teams
microsoft
dynamics
Microsoft Teams

WhatsApp Steps In To Prevent Fake News

WhatsApp users blocked from forwarding messages
whatsapp
Coronavirus
covid-19
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