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SPLICE Software announces pay-by-text in North America, UK and Australia

SPLICE Software, a customer engagement company specialising in automated communication workflows and digital communications, has announced that text payments for policyholders, automated via an integration available for Duck Creek’s Policy and Billing solutions, are available in the USA, UK and Australia.  The integration of text-to-pay is in direct response to growing customer demand. Text messages have a 98% open rate and text-to-pay has risen in popularity as contactless payments and other alternative payment methods surfaced […]


BlackBerry secures group phone calls from high-risk eavesdropping

BlackBerry has announced its SecuSUITE for government offering now provides certified end-to-end encryption of all group phone calls and instant messages for governments and enterprises alike. The global pandemic has forced millions of employees into working from home. To avoid disruption, teams are turning to group calling methods to ensure Business Continuity, however most are […]


NEC expands its collaboration with AWS in 5G and digital government

NEC has expanded its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in areas that include global 5G and digital government in support of accelerating Digital Transformation for customers. In November 2020, NEC and AWS concluded a corporate-level strategic collaboration agreement, and have been developing offerings and strengthening delivery capabilities since then. Toshifumi Yoshizaki, Executive Vice President […]


PDI offers cybersecurity with enhanced XDR service

PDI Software, a global provider of leading software for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, has announced new enhancements to its XDR services offering. The enhancements follow PDI’s acquisition of Cybera and ControlScan in December 2020, the creation of the PDI Security Solutions line of business and the continued integration of security capabilities across […]


The role of servant leadership in Digital Transformation

Joris van Oers, Managing Director, International Markets, BT, highlights common issues faced by organisations and best practices to avoid them. He asks why an effective leadership strategy is central to a successful Digital Transformation and looks at how to ensure seamless collaboration at all levels. It’s clear that organizational culture needs to keep up with the accelerating […]


Tanium expands cloud-based endpoint management platform to new countries

Tanium has announced that its cloud-based endpoint visibility and control solution, Tanium as a Service (TaaS), is now available via local data centers in Canada, the UK, Brazil and Australia to support customers. By delivering TaaS via local data centers, Tanium is able to provide customers in these regions with enhanced TaaS performance, better support for […]


Barracuda report reveals evolving ransomware attack patterns

Barracuda’s third annual report has revealed cyberattacks are on the rise and highlights security is a major risk for businesses. Barracuda has released its third-annual threat research report on ransomware which looks at ransomware attack patterns that occurred between August 2020 and July 2021. The report found that ransomware attacks have surged in 2021, with the […]


US government attributes Microsoft Exchange hack to China

The US government has formally attributed the Microsoft Exchange hack to China. It has released an indictment that identifies four APT40 operators as working with China’s Ministry of State Security.   In response to this move, Ben Read, Director of Analysis, Mandiant Threat Intelligence, said: “The statements by multiple governments naming the People’s Republic of China as responsible […]


Three-quarters of users believe they are more vulnerable to mobile attacks than a year ago

Menlo Security, a leader in cloud security, has released the findings from its Menlo Security Mobile Risk 2021 Report, which explores the security considerations and concerns around mobile usage as more businesses today operate remotely. Partnering with Sapio Research, the survey questioned respondents about the mobile security threat landscape and how businesses are responding to cybersecurity challenges […]


Sophos announces plans for new data centres in Canada, Australia and Japan

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced plans to provide new data centres in Montreal, Canada, in July; Sydney, Australia, in August; and Tokyo, Japan, in September. Sophos already has data centres in the United States, Ireland and Germany. The planned new data centres will provide critical additional regional capacity to address the […]


JBS battles to resolve cyberattack impact

JBS SA and Pilgrim’s have announced significant progress has been made in resolving a cyberattack that has impacted the company’s operations in North America and Australia. Operations in Mexico and the UK were not impacted and are conducting business as normal.   JBS USA and Pilgrim’s were able to ship product from nearly all of […]


Oracle Cloud Infrastructure announces ServiceNow integration to improve multi-cloud management

Oracle has announced that ServiceNow, a leading digital workflow company, now supports Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Enterprise customers are now able to access and manage OCI resources via their existing ServiceNow Service portal and the ServiceNow IT Operations Management (ITOM) Visibility application, which gives them a single dashboard to manage their public cloud resources from […]


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