Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Fintech Conference

Booking your Fintech Day Out!

Given the significance of finance and technology to our daily lives it is fair to say that an event which splices them together would be quite a good one to pop...
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Dropbox goes DACH in Hamburg

Located on Valentinskamp 24, Hamburg, a new Dropbox office has opened in Germany.  With the company claiming that one in three internet users in DACH are using it for hosting their files...
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FinancialForce lures Agilyx Group

FinancialForce and Agilyx have announced a new partnership for the latter to sell and implement FinancialForce solutions in the Australia/New Zealand region. This is a significant new partner in a region that...
Microsoft launches Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft steps up threat detection

Last week Bret Arsenault, Chief information Security Officer, Microsoft gave an update on Microsoft's security work. This week it is the turn of Terry Myerson, Executive VP, Windows and Devices Group to...
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Sage advice on millennials

Sage has launched a global report entitled Walk With Me. The research carried out in conjunction with Morar and involved 7,400 respondents in 16 different countries. The research focused on millennials that...
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In and out at Blue Prism

Money flowed in and its founder stepped out at Blue Prism this week. It secured £100 million in funding and saw its founder and CEO, Alastair Bathgate depart and join the...
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IFS find new chapter for Multibook

Extending ones channel is not always about adding new companies to the network. IFS has convinced Multibook to extend the services it offers around IFS. Multibook will now be offering implementation services to...
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Priority signs up US tech partner Anvizent

Priority has announced a technology partnership with Anvizent Analytics. Anvizent is an Atlanta based analytics company that focuses on the manufacturing sector. It provides a visualisation of key manufacturing and ERP...
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DevOpsGuys rises phoenix like at DevOpsGroup

DevOpsGuys has announced a funding round by the Business Growth Fund as it prepares for future growth. The company has also changed its name from DevOpsGuys to DevOpsGroup as it looks...
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MSPs can Wise up to security

At the first virtual IT Nation Explore, ConnectWise made several announcements. There was a continued focus on security and an update on the Continuum products which sees a merging of the...


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Cyberattacks increase on the extended enterprise

Cyberattacks against enterprise targets have increased as a result of the lockdown. They were already on the increase before enterprises sent large numbers of...

Telos launches Epios Project for anonymous COVID-19 testing

Telos has launched the Epios Project. Designed to facilitate anonymous testing for COVID-19 and other epidemics, this epidemic disease project will include anonymous testing...
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Are remote workers slacking off?

80% of remote workers in the US admit to slacking off now they are at home, at least that’s what they told SellCell in...
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Will US legislation stop COVID-19 apps leaking user data?

COVID-19 contact tracing apps are leaking user data according to security company Avast. It claims that rushing apps to market has meant skimping on...
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Spyware and stalkerware usage surges during lockdown

The use of spyware and stalkerware has surged during the lockdown, claims Avast. It says usage of these privacy busting apps for the period...
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Qlik discovers importance of data analytics in fight against COVID-19

Qlik completed two surveys in 2020 that helped identify the changing use of data analytics in NHS Trusts in the UK due to COVID-19....

Symbol and wine fraud prevention by blockchain

Symbol from NEM (Symbol) has developed an enterprise blockchain designed to work in critical load situations – such as networks requiring very high speeds...
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Forter launches smart routing solution for automated payments

Forter, an eCommerce fraud prevention provider, has launched Forter Smart Routing. It is an automated payment routing solution to help merchants prevent revenue...
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APT activity is targeting COVID-19 research

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activity is on the increase with nation-state backed attacks targeting COVID-19 research. The claim comes from NTT Ltd in its...

CVA publishes key ceremony guidelines for digital asset protection

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA) has published its 'Trusted Key Ceremony Guidelines' This is an initiative coming from the from CVA's Cybersecurity Working Group....
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Kooomo launches Pick & Pack app to improve grocery online shopping experience

Kooomo, the digital eCommerce specialist, has launched an innovative Pick and Pack app. It has developed the app to improve the online shopping experience...
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How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC?

Life in the SOC (Security Operation Center) is rarely slow. But as COVID-19 raged around the world and organisations scrambled to adapt to mass...
Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group (Image Credit: bruce mars on Unsplash)

Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group

Cosmic Lynx is a new Business Email Compromise (BEC) group. Unlike most BEC scams that originate in Nigeria, this one comes from Russia. To...

Xage Security and MFA for industrial operations, including legacy IoT

Xage Security (Xage) is introducing a new Multiple-Factor Authentication (MFA) offering. It will enable industrial organisations to protect entire operations across a variety of...