Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Electricity Meter, Oracle buys Opower

Can Oracle “land grab” the cloud

Oracle has continued its strategy on buying up large cloud vendors. The latest acquisition is Opower (NYSE: OPWR) a provider of customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities. Oracle has...
GENBAND and Polycom get JITC certification to supply systems to US military

GENBAND gets US Military approval 

At the GENBAND user conference in Orlando, GENBAND Perspectives 2016, the company has announced it has met the US Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification requirements. The announcement covers both the...
Shippable survey shows containers speed deployment but training an inhibitor to container adoption

Containers speeding release cycles

A survey released by software tools vendor Shippable has concluded that the use of containers is speeding up release cycles. For container supporters this is good news as almost three-quarters of...
Tipalti Automates payments with NetSuite Source Tipalti.com)

Does Tipalti complete NetSuite P2P

Tipalti has announced that its global payments platform has achieved “Built for NetSuite” status. The app integrates into NetSuite OneWorld to provide a single unified Accounts Payable solution. This will help...
Datto joins the EFSS market with the launch of the Datto Drive

Datto delivers cut price File Sync and Share

Backup and recovery vendor Datto has entered the Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) market with the launch of Datto Drive. The data will be stored in the Datto OwnCloud which consists...
Lifeboat Networks loses over 7 million user details

Lifeboat Networks all at sea over security

Lifeboat Networks, a developer of games on Minecraft, has confirmed that it has suffered a security breach. In a press release it said: "We regret to inform you that the contents...
Oracle connects Field Service to its Puzzle and picks up Textura (image Source Freeimages/B S K

Field Service Cloud adds to Oracle jigsaw

As Gartner reveals that it is seeing an uptake in purchases of Oracle cloud, the company has announced the latest version of Oracle Field Service Cloud. The software is the SaaS...
Netsuite has stellar growth (Exploding Star : IMage source Freeimages.com/Gavin Mills

NetSuite has stellar growth

NetSuite (NYSE:N) shares jumped 2.03% in after hours trading as they turned in impressive Q1 2016 results and projected their growth vector for several years to come. Zach Nelson opened the...
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Fake Chrome update steals Android data

Zscaler is warning Android users about a fake Google Chrome update that installs malware onto their devices. The malware steals information including browser data, banking details, call logs and SMS data...
GAO report looks at cybersecurity in vehicles

US Govt report looks at auto hacking

Auto hacking is a topic that will always get a place at the various hackers conferences around the world. Despite proven hacks going back several years parts of the auto industry...


Will US legislation stop COVID-19 apps leaking user data? (Image Credit: Brian McGowan on Unsplash)

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...
Spyware and stalkerware usage surges during lockdown (Image Credit: Tumisu from Pixabay )

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...
APT activity is targeting COVID-19 research (Image Credit: fernando zhiminaicela from Pixabay )

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...
How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC? (Image Credit: NTT)

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...
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monday.com integrates to Microsoft Teams

monday.com has announced that it has integrated Microsoft Teams into its Work OS platform. This is the first of several announcements in the coming...
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OnBuy launches leading eCommerce integrations

OnBuy, a fast-growing marketplace has launched integrations with an array of leading eCommerce solutions. The integration should enable millions of retailers to join the...
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Wrike adds HTML Proofing

Wrike has added a new feature to Wrike for Marketers to assist marketers in this task: HTML proofing. Wrike for Marketers already includes the ability to...