Friday, January 18, 2019
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SIMBA Chain wins DoD blockchain supply chain contract

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) will use SIMBA Chain, a blockchain platform to shore up its logistics and supply chain capabilities. SIMBA Chain is a cloud-based Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. This government...
Vietnam issues draft cybersecurity decree

Vietnam releases draft of draconian cybersecurity decree

Vietnam has released its latest draft decree on cybersecurity. It is intended to provide the government with control over all email and social media in the country. It requires companies such...
Budget Red Box

UK budget delivers tech tax and another broadband promise

Philip Hammond, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has delivered his latest budget. Among the various measures and announcements, there are several that impact the tech industry. These range from a £1...
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Pegasystems and KPMG to woo US Government agencies

Pegasystems and KPMG LLP have announced a strategic alliance. Its purpose is to offer Pegasystems (Pega) products to US Government agencies as they look to digitally transform. KPMG will help sell and...
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Ramco to help US Army

Ramco has announced that it has won a bid to provide its MRO software to Advanced Global Resources, LLC (AGR), to support its contract with the US Army. The key contract...
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East Midlands gets all Digital with Oracle

Oracle has announced that East Midlands Shared Services (EMSS) will implement Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud. This sees the shared service operation, created in September 2012, moving to the next...
DASA competition

DASA launches Predictive Cyber Analytics competition

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched a new competition looking for novel approaches to predictive cyber security. The competition runs until the 5th November 2018. There is £1 million...
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Bristol City Council chooses iTrent for £4 million contract

MHR has announced that Bristol City Council has chosen an integrated HR and Payroll solution to replace its current Vision HR system. The contract, potentially worth up £4 million went out...
Hacking prosecutions in UK fell in 2017

Hacking prosecutions continue to fall

There were just 47 prosecutions for hacking under the Computer Misuse Act in 2017 claims UK legal firm RPC. It is 18% lower than 2016 and the second year in a...
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Infor gains FedRAMP Authorisation

Nearly two years after it first announced its application Infor finally achieved FedRAMP authorized status on 10th July 2018. The process is not quick and it has taken a year following...

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Two spreadsheets that need to come together? Consolidation might be the answer.

You may well be tasked with creating one spreadsheet that has data coming from two or more spreadsheets. This could be a daunting prospect...
Minerals

Ford, IBM and others pilots blockchain/supply chain for cobalt

Ford Motor Company (Ford), Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global plan to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals....
Google set to win in CJEU

The CJEU limits the reach of the Right to be Forgotten

Google has had a rare good result in its ongoing battles with the EU. It has received a significant decision from a senior advisor...
Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times recently went to Omaha, Nebraska. While there, we talked with Scott Dally, Director of the Security Operations Centre for the Americas Region...
Vermont State House

Vermont heads down insurance blockchain road

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and Secretary of State are collaborating on a captive insurance blockchain pilot. The Secretary of State, Jim Condos,...
TRDB

Rivetz adds Sentinel Protocol’s threat intelligence platform

Rivetz, an embedded, decentralised cybersecurity vendor, and Sentinel Protocol (Sentinel), a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on blockchain technology, have announced a partnership. This...
Ardor

Jelurida’s Ardor offers Java with Ignis lightweight contracts

Jelurida, a Swiss blockchain company, is now offering the possibility for external enterprise systems to integrate with blockchain using a streamlined smart contract life...

EduHash’s Main-net blockchain reaches >1M TPS

Wisetone has certified that the EduHash Silicon Valley Labs (EduHash) Main-net blockchain, developed from scratch by EduHash, can handle 1,196,966 TPS (transactions per second)....
Tesla charging

Igloo targets Tesla owners with new app

Small energy supplier Igloo Energy is targeting Tesla owners with its latest app. The app will allow Tesla owners to charge their cars when...
Devvio

Devvio reveals another high tps blockchain

Devvio announced its presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by showcasing its Devv blockchain technology. This is a high-performance blockchain protocol which seeks...
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These mysterious non-printing characters. What are they?

Do you get a word document sent to you that looks badly laid out with things not sitting quite where they should be. When...

Over 200 customers for RippleNet

Ripple has added 13 financial institutions to its payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait,...

Blockchain-based informed medical consent via Rati-Fi 

Rational Surgical Solutions (Rational) is offering its Rati-Fi blockchain-based process for confirmation of informed consent for surgical or medical interventions. Rati-Fi extends blockchain technology deeper...

Transmute launches blockchain decentralised app engine

Transmute has launched an initiative to bring the power of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the enterprise. Along with the launch, Transmute also announced it...