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ALD Automotive and E.ON partner to develop energy mobility solutions

ALD Automotive, a leading vehicle leasing company in Europe, and E.ON, a leading European energy company, have signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop and market digital enhanced mobility, financing and energy services. The partnership will focus on mobility offerings for electric vehicles for corporate customers, municipalities and private customers in Europe. Through this partnership, […]


Statistics show average DDoS attack volumes have trebled in past year

Cloud anti-DDoS vendor, Link11, has released its DDoS findings for Q4 2018, revealing that the volume and complexity of attacks continued to grow in Europe during the final quarter of 2018. While Link11’s Security Operations Center (LSOC) registered 13,910 attacks in Q4 (12.7% down compared to Q3), the average attack volume grew by 8.7% to […]


The FinTech antidote – why banks need to be more resilient in 2019

Euan Davis, European Lead, Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work talks to us about the new age of banking in Europe and how enterprises in the sector should learn to redefine their business and operation models with new technologies to respond to the change.  The European banking industry is under extreme pressure. Although the looming […]


Echoworx expands EU reach with new German data centre

Echoworx has announced the opening of its new data centre in Germany. This move further entrenches Echoworx’s presence and competitive edge within the EU region. Known for its proven manufacturing industries, from automotive to pharmaceutical, established financial core and growing industries like cybersecurity and tech, Germany is an unofficial economic leader within the EU region. […]


British cybercriminal sentenced for disrupting Liberian telecoms provider

A British cybercriminal has been sentenced to two years and eight months for conducting attacks that disrupted a Liberian telecommunications provider, resulting in losses estimated at tens of millions of US dollars. Daniel Kaye, from Egham, Surrey, pleaded guilty last month to creating and using a botnet and possessing criminal property. He was jailed at […]


NKT releases digital cable drum tracking solution

With a new IoT-based platform, NKT is now ready to meet customer demands for smart tracking of cable drums and improved project management processes. This will annually save utilities, energy providers and installations companies thousands of euros, improve the utilisation of cable drums and minimise the risk of cable theft. NKT is ready to revolutionise […]


Renewable energy projects to provide electricity to 2.4 million people

Hundreds of thousands of people in sub-Saharan Africa will get access to electricity for the first time thanks to an extra £100 million of funding from the UK government. The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), to support up to 40 more renewable energy projects over the next five years. […]


Taking steps to mitigate cyber-risks posed to CNI

As cyberattacks are ever evolving and becoming more advanced, it’s time for technology leaders to step up and ensure they have the right measures in place to maintain a robust cybersecurity programme for critical national infrastructure (CNI). We hear from Kim Legelis, CMO, Nozomi Networks, who explains the cyber-risks associated with CNI and advises on […]


Portugal takes part in Europol’s 12th Referral Action Day

On November 29, 2018, Europol’s European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) organised its 12th joint Referral Action Day with the national referral units of seven Member States and third parties, including Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Portugal and the United Kingdom. This joint action was coordinated from Europol’s headquarters in The Hague and targeted […]


Cisco SONFlex helps VodafoneZiggo ready for 5G with RAN automation

Cisco has announced its plans to execute on a radio access network (RAN) automation strategy using the Cisco SON (self-organising network) platform for Netherlands-based VodafoneZiggo. VodafoneZiggo is now deploying the new Cisco SONFlex Suite, building on its existing deployment of Cisco SON applications across its network to manage all RAN technologies including 2G, 3G, long-term […]