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Charles Brett

Charles Brett
Charles Brett is a business/technology analyst consultant. His specialist areas include enterprise software, blockchain and enterprise mobility tech (including metering). Specific industry sectors of interest and experience include finance (especially systems supporting wholesale finance), telecommunications and energy. Charles has spoken at multiple industry conferences, has written for numerous publications (including the London Times and the Financial Times). He was the General Chair of the bi-annual High Performance Systems Workshop, 2005. In addition he is an author and novelist. His Technology books include: Making the Most of Mobility Vol I (eBook, 2012); Explaining iTunes, iPhones and iPads for Windows Users (eBook, 2011); 5 Axes of Business Application Integration (2004). His published novels, in the Corruption Series, include: The HolyPhone Confessional Crisis, Corruption’s Price: A Spanish Deceit and Virginity Despoiled. The fourth in The Corruption Series - Resurrection - has is now available. Charles has a B.A. and M.A in Modern History from the University of Oxford. He has lived or worked in Italy, Abu Dhabi, South Africa, California and New York, Spain, Israel, Estonia and Cyprus.


Druva launches API integration with FireEye (Image Credit: Druva)

Druva launches API integration with FireEye

Druva has launched an API integration with FireEye to provide greater insight and control over endpoint backup data. It claims that the API will...
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Fleeceware masquerading as VPNs on Apple Store

Fleeceware masquerading as VPNs is sitting on the Apple App Store says security vendor, Avast. It claims the apps overcharge users and do not...

Equigy harnesses blockchain and consumer-based electricity storage

In late April 2020, Equigy launched. Equigy's objective is to help balance the electricity grid and ensure security of supply for the energy transition....
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Kimble hones leadership team with Sharp hire

Kimble has announced the appointment of Steve Sharp as Chief Operations and Finance Officer. Sharp has extensive experience in general management and operations in...
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ExtraHop and CrowdStrike targeting remote workforce

ExtraHop and CrowdStrike have announced a new integration between ExtraHop Reveal(x) and CrowdStrike Falcon. One target of this move is the security of the...
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Forter brings Fraud Freedom for Worldpay cryptocurrency transactions

FIS has announced it has reached an agreement with Forter to help provide a new chargeback indemnification service for cryptocurrency brokers and exchanges on...
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Vizibl offers Resilience for your Supply Chain

Vizibl has launched Vizibl Resilience. The new solution consists of some of the core components within its solution set. It provides customers with a digital...
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Armor Anywhere gets major upgrade to defend systems

Armor has released a major update to Armor Anywhere. The update adds two new security capabilities, Intrusion Prevention System and Recommendation Scans. These allow...
Sixgill Integrity 2.0

Sixgill Integrity 2.0 – data integrity for enterprises/IBM Hyperledger Fabric

Sixgill's Integrity 2.0 adds IBM Hyperledger Fabric integration. Integrity 2.0 is a data authenticity solution which combines a permissioned blockchain with a public blockchain...
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SAP enhances its customer portal platform

SAP has announced that its new customer portal, SAP for Me, has successfully completed its beta phase. The platform is now available with enhanced...
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Veeam discovers companies unable to recover apps fast enough

Veeam has published its 2020 Data Protection Trends report (registration required). It paints a less than flattering view of how well organisations are dealing...
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Many small businesses fear outlook as lockdown eases in UK

Research by Sage and QuickBooks has shed a gloomy light on the prospects of SMEs in the UK. Both software vendors continue to carry...
Energy Web

Vodafone and Energy Web bring IoT and blockchain to renewable energy

Energy Web (EW) and Vodafone Business are partnering to improve the integration of renewable and distributed energy assets within power grids. It will use...
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Unencrypted Joomla Resource Directory backups stored in AWS S3 bucket

Joomla, the open-source CMS project has admitted to a breach. The personal details of over 2,700 developers registered on the Joomla Resource Directory (JRD)...