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Over half of UK businesses aren’t prepared to pay GDPR fines if breached

Research from Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, reveals that whilst the majority (54 percent) of UK businesses expect a data breach in the next 12 months, only 48 percent of respondents agree that their business is financially prepared to cover the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) fines when the deadline […]

IoT and predictive maintenance: welcome to Industry 4.0

Growing numbers of companies are using the potential of IoT and Big Data to anticipate wear and tear and mechanical malfunction of their equipment. This predictive maintenance process is becoming increasingly accurate thanks to machine learning capabilities. Whether for controlling machines remotely, monitoring their operation or simulating production processes, many manufacturers are now turning to […]

IQVIA launches AppScript™ in the UK

IQVIA is making its breakthrough AppScript™ platform publicly available to NHS Clinicians, enabling them to prescribe NHS Apps Library to their patients for free. AppScript™ launches following the recent IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science report, ‘The Growing Value of Digital Health in the United Kingdom: Evidence and Impact on Human Health and the Healthcare […]

McAfee labs previews five cybersecurity trends for 2018

McAfee Inc. has released its McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report, which identifies five key trends to watch in 2018. This year’s report focuses on the evolution of ransomware from traditional to new applications, the cybersecurity implications of serverless apps, the consumer privacy implications of corporations monitoring consumers in their own homes, long-term implications of […]

Ericsson: first 5G Life Campus to open in Belgium

Ericsson and Corda Campus are launching the first 5G Life Campus in Hasselt, Belgium. The 5G Life Campus will be located at Corda Campus, a technology park, and will be fully connected to Ericsson’s R&D centre in Aachen, Germany, where 5G development and international pilot projects are executed. By jointly implementing the first Belgian 5G […]

Cyberbit supplied ISE Systems with a Cyberbit Range for training centre

Cyberbit Ltd., a world leading provider of cybersecurity training and simulation platforms, has announced that it supplied ISE Systems, a French data governance and cybersecurity consulting and service provider, with the Cyberbit Range training and simulation platform. ISE Systems recently opened its new Cyber Range Training Center in Paris in order to provide cybersecurity certifications […]

Wirecard boost the launch of Orange Cash Joven in Spain

Wirecard, the leading specialist for digital financial technology and mobile payment, is now cooperating with one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, Orange, to upgrade the range of functionalities available for Orange’s mobile wallet app, Orange Cash, in Spain. The new feature enables the use of mobile payment for teenagers up to the age of […]

Intracom Telecom supplies advanced radios for surveillance backhauling

Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, supplied Zakład Obsługi Systemu Monitoringu m. st. Warszawy (ZOSM), the Monitoring System Services Company of the Capital City of Warsaw, with its latest generation point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless systems, along with the company’s network management system. This was for the purpose of addressing the demanding backhauling […]

eurotrade as Germany’s first WeChat Pay provider, thanks to Wirecard

Wirecard, the international technology company, is expanding its collaboration with eurotrade Flughafen München Handels-GmbH, a subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, in point-of-sale (POS) payment processing in order to offer WeChat Pay at the Munich airport. As a wholly owned retail subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, eurotrade operates some 70 shops at Munich’s airport. The premium […]

Branch expands global footprint with new European Hub in Berlin

Branch, the leading mobile linking and measurement platform for the world’s best apps, have announced the grand opening of its European Hub in Berlin, Germany. Driven by the growing demand for its tools and solutions, the new Branch office will serve to bring the latest and best mobile technologies and partner services to the flourishing […]

Diebold Nixdorf Software benefits Turkey’s VakifBank

VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 automated teller machines (ATMs) with multi-vendor software […]

Camden Market first to offer WeChat Pay in the UK with SafeCharge

SafeCharge, a leading payments technology company, in partnership with Camden Market, a part of the Market Tech portfolio, has announced the ground-breaking integration of WeChat Pay, a widely adopted e-Wallet payment solution in China. The iconic Camden Market, London’s fourth biggest tourist destination, is the first in the UK to make WeChat Pay available at […]

Comments on the Uber data breech

James Chappell, CTO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows, says: “News that the darling of the disruptive digital age, taxi app company Uber, was hacked in 2016 with statements confirming that 57 million customers and 600,000 drivers’ personal details were compromised and potentially stolen should not really come as a surprise. While you could be surprised at […]

Nexans supports circular economy with launch of recycling services

As the strain on resources and global waste generation continue to increase, efficient use of raw materials and state-of-the-art waste management is crucial for global sustainable development. In a few decades, metal will become increasingly scarce and recycling will become an ever more important source of metal. In fact, even today, more than 33 percent […]

Nexans opens latest high voltage test laboratory in Calais

The high voltage (HV) market is requiring an increasing number of tests at increasingly higher voltage levels. In order to support this growing business, Nexans has decided to significantly enhance its testing capacity by building a new state-of-the-art direct current (DC) laboratory in Calais, France, that allows for the simultaneous testing of three independent qualification […]

Montgenèvre brings smart cities to the ski slopes via Orange mobile app

Orange Business Services has announced its first “Smart Resort” in Montgenèvre, in the Alps, as part of a concept that will be developed across France. Montgenèvre’s digital transformation is being coordinated through a “smart city” strategy, combining free Wi-Fi, a mobile app available from early December on iOS and Android, and Big Data analytics. The […]

New GDPR legislation that could cost you your next job and a 30% pay rise

New data privacy laws could move executive careers into the slow lane around the globe. Senior executives are jeopardising their future career prospects due to a widespread lack of awareness that new European data privacy laws could affect them wherever they are in the world. That’s according to global research which reveals that if professionals […]

Cloud Security Alliance issues new code of conduct for GDPR compliance

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organisation dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, have released the CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance, which provides cloud service providers (CSPs), cloud customers, and potential customers with much-needed guidance in order to comply with […]

TUV Rheinland: Data protection with IoT data privacy certificates

TUV Rheinland’s Global Competence Center for IoT Privacy has announced a new package of services addressing the end-to-end data protection requirements in the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. By providing first-of-a-kind protected privacy certificates, it is uniquely positioned with a differentiated set of capabilities. The solution is focused on providing a product and […]

Equinix to expand into Spain and Portugal through acquisition of Itconic

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Carlyle Group for the purchase of Itconic, a leading data centre, connectivity and cloud infrastructure solutions provider in Spain and Portugal, and CloudMas, an Itconic subsidiary that is focused on supporting enterprise adoption and use of […]