Thursday, December 3, 2020
Carbon usage needs to reduce across the UK (Source Mollett)

12 areas to reduce carbon usage with ICT

BT has produced a report that details 12 ways that companies and individuals can reduce their carbon footprint. In the report BT lists a number of offerings that can help business...
Bitdefender blames Russian speakers, but not necessarily Kremlin backed, or even Russian (Source Flofanov

Bitdefender exposes Russian speaking hackers

Bitdefender has published its research into an advanced persistent threat known as APT28 or Sofacy and concludes that the evidence points to Russian speaking hackers. Security companies love to show their skills...
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Infor cloud grows on results

Infor released its second quarter earnings figures with revenues of US $708.4M in constant currency, US $667.7M after adjustment. This is an increase of 3.1% from the Q2 2015. What is...
HP Partners failing to pass on savings to customers

HPE being failed by its channel?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is having a problem with channel partners who are failing to pass on offers to customers leaving SMEs substantially out of pocket. The situation appears to have been...
7 tips to protect children

7 tips to protect children online

Today is Universal Children's Day and Panda Security have put out 7 tips to help protect children on the Internet. Many children are allowed onto the Internet by parents who hand them...
Five ways to make your business a success (C) Mulligan

Five ways to make your business a success

Xero has published some research based on responses from the UK and US revealing five key reasons why small businesses fail in the first few years. The results are a mix of...
Inforum was held in Paris this year (image credit Thorn)

Does Infor have $500million Workday killer?

On the second day of the Inforum conference in Paris, the partner summit started with a very engaging fireside chat with Stephan Scholl, President at Infor, Jeff Abbott, SVP, Global Alliances...
Skyhigh Networks exposes how filenames are pointing hackers to the data

Filenames act as Neon Signs to hackers

The quarterly Skyhigh Networks Cloud Adoption and Risk Report is now out and it shows that the filenames used by users are acting as neon signs for hackers. What makes the Skyhigh...
Storm Internet has navigated its way through the Cloud market (Image CRedit Dekker)

Navigating the STORMy cloud market

  The CSP (Cloud Service Provider) market has been changing for several years. Companies that could offer cloud solutions are being undercut by their larger competitors unable to compete with the scale...
Equinix Enterprise of the Future

What is the Enterprise of the Future?

Equinix publishes its latest research focusing on the Enterprise of the Future which focuses on how interconnected a company is. The research looked at 1,000 senior IT roles spread over 14 countries....


Crayon continues expansion with acquisition of Sensa (Image Credit: Jonatan Pie on Unsplash)

Crayon continues expansion with acquisition of Sensa

Crayon has announced its agreement to purchase Managed Services company Sensa. The deal will cost Crayon ISK 3.25bn (£18.93 million). The purchase price will...
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Salesforce goes public with Hyperforce

Salesforce is to make its platform available on “major” public clouds. The new architecture is called Salesforce Hyperforce. All Salesforce applications are available in...
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Research finds only 37% of organisations have the skills and technology to keep pace...

MuleSoft has announced the findings of The State of Business and IT Innovation report. The company commissioned the global survey of 1,739 line of...
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Abintegro joins The Access Group People division

The Access Group is to acquire Abintegro Limited. Headquartered in London, Abintegro provides customers with an easy to use career solution that helps improve...
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Salesforce hits triple of Slack, Results and Dreamforce

While the big announcement was its acquisition of Slack, Salesforce also issued yet another strong set of results for Q3 2020. Later today Marc...
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Salesforce takes up Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce finally confirmed the rumours as it announced that it had reached an agreement to buy Slack for a total value of $27.7 billion....

Finmail Mailbox for sending digital currency by email

Securechain, a Copenhagen-based fintech products and digital payment solutions startup has launched Finmail Mailbox. Finmail Mailbox integrates both email and a digital currency payment...
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Uswitch report reveals the world’s biggest data breaches

A new report by Uswitch has revealed which countries have been the worst hit by data breaches. The report also highlights the worst cases...
Cyber researchers uncover end-to-end cyber-biological attack (Image Credit: National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)

Cyber researchers uncover end-to-end cyber-biological attack

An end-to-end cyber-biological attack has been uncovered by cyber researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Using malware, a cybercriminal could use change...
SMB's cyber reliance damaged by lack of IT expertise (Image Credit: AltumCode on Unsplash)

SMB’s cyber reliance damaged by lack of IT expertise

A lack of IT expertise is damaging the cyber resilience of SMB’s. Worryingly, around 25% of small businesses are spending less on cyber resilience....
SMEs failing security assessments by not protecting home networks (Image Credit: Luis Ricardo Rivera from Pixabay)

SMEs failing security assessments by not protecting home networks

SMEs are at risk of failing security assessments by not protecting the home networks of their employees. That claims from cybersecurity and IT Managed...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 46 (to w/e 27th November)

This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 46. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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UK police forces using cloud for data storage

47% of UK police forces currently use a hybrid-cloud model to access and store data. The details emerged from a survey of UK police...
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Nectar360 partners with CitrusAd to launch retail media platform to brands

Nectar360, part of the Sainsbury's business, is working with CitrusAd to launch a retail media platform. The solution enables brands and ad agencies to launch targeted sponsored...