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Microsoft Build 2016: The cognitive war begins

We are entering a time of “cognitive computing” – the start of what some call the 3rd era that will include Artificial Intelligence (AI). Cognitive has been brought to the public...
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Dealing with insider threats

There are constantly evolving threats to enterprise cyber security with many coming from external threat actors. Likewise insider threats also pose a growing problem. Security professionals are constantly being warned about...
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Once bitten, twice shy? Understanding ransomware and the impact of repeated attacks

We know ransomware is currently one of the greatest threats in cybersecurity. Once your organization has been hit, you’re likely to be targeted again. But how much do we understand its impact? To...
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‘Cash is king’ is a term often heard in business conversation and often not given the respect it deserves.  Cash flow is the bloodline of a business and therefore effective management...
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Automation – holy grail or security risk?

“Automation often seems like a holy grail for businesses and consumers alike….” That’s the opening sentence to our February 2019 GTIC Monthly Threat Report. This report covers everything from the inherent risks in...
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CIC Healthcare: Two key talking points to watch out for in 2019

“Are we seeking to transform or are we just coping?” A poignantly asked question by Christopher J. Ross, CIO Mayo Clinic, in one of the opening keynotes of the 2019 HIMSS...
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Funding and investment outlook for UK tech companies still favourable

Last year was a remarkable period for funding in the UK tech sector. It attracted more venture capital investment than anywhere else in Europe, with £6.3bn in funding from investors. We...
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The state of financial services M&A in the UK

Despite Brexit and some concerns about global trade Angus Grierson, Managing Director, LGB Corporate Finance says the outlook for M&A activity in the UK financial services sector in 2019 and beyond...
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Starting up a business: Avoid the common mistakes, part 2

This series of blogs hopes to secure your success by avoiding these common mistakes. These are mistakes I have both made and experienced through my clients. My blog last month detailed...
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Why are we even asking this question now?  Hasn’t cloud been well and truly defined in the scope of transformation? So what more is there to say? Plenty, if you only think of...

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