As we near the end of another month, it is time to look back on some key IT-related updates that have emerged. We begin with a huge milestone for our CRIBB Cyber Security brand. Next up is a very recent story on VR in healthcare before we turn our attentions to advances being made in quantum computing. Here then is your IT News Round-up Nov 2021.
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Our fellow colleagues on theICEway turned 5 years old this month and we couldn’t be happier! Regular readers of our ICE blog will know that we turn 15 next year but it is CRIBB’s time to celebrate first. They are even allowing you in on the fun, with FOC cyber-risk consultations available. All you have to do is to contact them and you will be one step closer towards achieving cyber resilience…
VR Headsets To Be Used To Assess Surgery for Children
This story from BBC News is on innovative technology in healthcare. VR goggles may help parents to better understand the implications of brain surgery. Through the use of these, the risks involved can be viewed virtually beforehand. We carry out a lot of work in the vital healthcare sector, so it is great then to see this type of innovation.
IBM Unveils An Advanced “Quantum” Processor
Another story from the BBC, this is well worth a read for those interested in IT. It remains to be seen whether or not IBM’s claims will prove significant but their new chip has twice as many “qubits” as their previous processor (127). Qubits – aka Quantum bits – are essentially the most basic information units in a quantum computer.
That is all for our IT News Round-up Nov 2021 – what do you think of the stories selected here? Were there any others from November you feel worthy of inclusion? Let us know in the comments below or click here to read our previous round-up.