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Warning: ‘Traffic systems at risk of cyberattack’

Industry experts have responded to comments made about cybersecurity risks posed to the UK’s critical infrastructure. Speaking with the BBC Today programme and reported by the Daily Telegraph, General Sir Christopher Deverell, Commander of the UK’s Joint Forces Command, warned that systems were at risk of cyberattack, with road systems one of several potential points […]


Survey reveals five keys to secure DevOps, cloud and IoT adoption

BeyondTrust, a leading cybersecurity company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorised access, has announced the results of the 2018 Implications of Using Privileged Access Management to Enable Next-Generation Technology survey. The survey shows that 90% of enterprises are engaged with at least one next-generation technology (NGT), such as cloud, IoT, or AI. Yet, […]


İşbank and Pisano collaborated for customer experience management

İşbank is expanding its voice of customer initiatives with Pisano to more than 350 branches to better evaluate customer satisfaction. Ozkan Demir, CEO of the Customer Experience Management Company, Pisano, expressed that recently customer experience has been a top priority for financial institutions and İşbank is one of the leading banks utilising customer experience technologies […]


New digital skills courses making students more employable

New courses aimed at teaching students some of the most sought-after digital skills have been launched at Birmingham City University. Microsoft has teamed up with the Institute of Coding (IoC) to introduce a programme focused on analysing and visualising data with Power BI, the technology company’s information analytics tool. The courses were created to help […]


Technology Bank for least developed countries inaugurated in Turkey

A new United Nations body, which will address the challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation, has been officially inaugurated in Gebze, Turkey. The UN General Assembly tasked the Technology Bank to strengthen the knowledge capacity of the world’s 47 least developed countries, foster development of their national and regional innovation […]


Avaya transforms Portugal’s emergency services communications systems

Avaya Holdings Corp. has announced that Portugal’s emergency services have adopted its suite of communication solutions to transform their existing systems in preparation for eCall, the next-generation automated vehicle aid system. A life-saving innovation that is mandatory in all new passenger-vehicle types approved for sale in the European Union, eCall allows telemetry data to be […]


Dixons Carphone cyberbreach affects millions of customers

UK retailer Dixons Carphone has revealed it suffered a cyberattack which compromised data belonging to millions of customers. The company said it had determined that there had been unauthorised access to certain data, discovered as part of a review into the firm’s systems and data – although there had been no evidence of any fraudulent […]


Orange Polska develops IoT and invites companies to cooperate

In Warsaw, Gliwice, Mysłowice and Tarnów, a pilot was launched for the commercial use of LTE-M technology, allowing to build the Internet of Things (IoT) based on the 4G network. The tests will enable the participating companies to develop their services and devices, and Orange Polska will analyse the new solution in real business conditions. […]


Poland’s national railway relies on Thales for modernisation

The Polish national infrastructure manager Polskie Linie Kolejowe is embarking on a massive modernisation programme encompassing the nation’s rail infrastructure. The project focuses on ensuring that more trains can travel through the network safely and at higher speeds thanks to the implementation of cutting edge technology. In January 2018, the operator announced that Thales has […]


Mobility and security in the age of free public Wi-Fi

Article by: Mato Petrusic, Head of EMEA at iPass Mobile working is increasingly becoming the norm for many enterprises, with Strategy Analytics predicting that there will be 1.75 billion mobile workers by 2020. At the same time, mobile security threats are on the rise: according to the McAfee Mobile Threat Report Q1 2018, 16 million […]