OVH  launches new private cloud for US

OVH  has announced its next-generation private cloud for US customers. It is built on top of the vCloud Air acquisition that the company completed earlier this year. The company describes this as an evolution of the vCloud Air offering. It is also hoping this will help increase its market share in the US. A month…

Julian Meyrick, IBM, on cyber training for veterans

Julian Meyrick is Vice President for Security, IBM Europe. IBM has been sponsoring cybersecurity training courses for military veterans. It is part of their Corporate Social Responsibility programmes. It started in the US where 1,000 people have been trained and has now reached the UK. Every month, Salute My Job selects 10 military veterans, IBM…

Cybersecurity risks weigh on shipping industry

Who is responsible when an unmanned vessel falls victim to a cyber-attack? What happens when an unmanned vessel causes a collision with other shipping? These are just two of the issues that global law firm Clyde & Co and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) asked 220 marine executives. The results show…

Rachel Neaman talks about diversity and cybersecurity

Earlier this year, Enterprise Times spent some time with the Corsham Institute looking at the work it was doing with retraining military veterans into cybersecurity roles. During the day, ET was able to sit down with Rachel Neaman, CEO of the Corsham Institute. During the discussion Neaman talked about the challenges of skills gaps across…

NCSC appeals for students to takes its money

The National Cyber Security Centre has issued an last minute appeal for students to apply for a bursary and new degree apprenticeship. It is warning them that next week sees the first of two deadlines for applications. Students who want to apply for a new degree apprenticeship must apply by Monday 20th November. Those who want…

John Petrie on the challenge of being a CISO

John Petrie is the Global CISO of NTT Security. On a recent trip to London to meet with all the CISO’s across the NTT group of companies, Petrie sat down with Enterprise Times to talk about the challenges of the role. Petrie faces some unique challenges. NTT Security is just one year old and is…

Medigate gets funding to secure medical devices

Medigate, another of the seemingly endless stream of Israeli cybersecurity companies, has announced $5.35 million in seed funding. The funding has come from YL Ventures and Blumberg Capital. The company is focused on securing medical devices on healthcare provider networks. The money will enable it to further develop its own technology platform. According to Jonathan…

Sales reps using social media to research prospects

CRM vendor SugarCRM has discovered that sales reps are turning to social media in order to research prospects. LinkedIn (64%) is the most common research location followed closely by the prospects own website (63%). Google (61%) is also a common search location. As well as LinkedIn, sales reps also use Facebook (53%) and Twitter (34%).…

IBM ups the stakes for Quantum Computing

IBM has announced another set of milestones for its quantum computing project. It has announced two processor upgrades. The first will give customers using the IBM Q early-access commercial system access to a 20 Qubit processor. This is an upgrade from the 17 Qubit solution announced in May. Customers will get access by the end…

Experian claims fraud costs UK £190 billion per year

Credit service agency Experian has reported that the UK loses over £190 billion per year to fraud. That staggering number comes from its Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 report. £190 billion is equivalent to £10,000 per family. It is more than 9% of the UK’s projected GDP for 2017 ($2,496 (£2,080) billion according to Statistics Times).…