Amber Rudd targets the Dark Web

Amber Rudd announces crackdown on dark web

The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, has announced plans to crack down on the dark web. The government is providing a £9 million fund available to law enforcement. The money is...
Emercoin delivers blockchain-based degree validation system

Emercoin delivers graduate certificate blockchain

Emercoin has announced it has built a pilot blockchain solution to verify graduate certificates. The goal is a fully verifiable system where graduates can store and share their diplomas and other...
GDPR data request costs likely to burden NHS

Exonar warns over costs of GDPR data requests

Data discovery tools vendor Exonar has warned that data requests under GDPR could cost the public sector millions. The claim is made in a report entitled The Impact of Privacy on...
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Cyprus follows Malta to Unit4 ERP

Unit4 has announced that the Republic of Cyprus has selected Unit4 Business World platform to replace its ERP solution. The project is led by Grant Thornton Cyprus and GCC Computers Ltd. It...
Dragos claims Covellite has stopped attacks in North America

Has Covellite threat to US gone away?

Back in September 2017, Dragos warned of a new hacking group it named Covellite. It was monitoring phishing attacks by the group that were focused on US electric companies. Further investigation showed...
Pentagon draws up Do Not Buy software list

US DoD prepares software “Do Not Buy” list

The Pentagon is drawing up a list of software that should not be used by the US Department of Defense (DoD) or its contractors. The details were announced by Ellen Lord,...
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Unit4 – Better Focus, more flexible and forward looking

Unit4 held its annual Connect ambassadors conference this week in Amsterdam. The conference focused on the current strategy and latest product news from Unit4. During the two day event Unit4 made a...
KillDisk adds ransomware and demands $200,000

KillDisk ransomware wants $210,000

The threat intelligence team at CyberX has revealed a new version of the KillDisk malware. The malware was responsible for taking out the Ukraine power grid earlier this year. Now it...
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Freedom loses freedom to GCI

GCI has announced the acquisition of Freedom Communications. It is adding the unified communications specialist to a list of five acquisitions over the last twelve months. That list includes the cloud company...
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FBI to enhances Peoplesoft with Pega Applications

Pega has sold a subscription contract that will replace several back office systems at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Business Process Management Unit (BPMU). Pega is deploying several solutions including human resources,...

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FDA program to evaluate blockchain to protect pharmaceutical integrity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart for inclusion in a program which will support the U.S....
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Visa B2B Connect launches for global crossborder payments

Visa has launched globally its Visa B2B Connect (VB2BC) network. This offers financial institutions the ability to process high-value corporate cross-border payments and covers...
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Icertis, with Microsoft, expands its Blockchain Framework

Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, is collaborating with Microsoft to expand the Icertis Blockchain Framework to create a more...
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Accord Project to develop open source framework for smart legal contracts

The Linux Foundation has launched the Accord Project, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. The Accord Project is a nonprofit which will build...
Tableau survey shows lack of analytics skills

Salesforce doubles down against SAP with Tableau acquisition

Salesforce has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tableau for $15.7 million. The announcement comes a few months after SAP paid $8 billion for...
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WSO2 API Manager adds Ping API security platform

WSO2 and Ping Indentity have partnered to integrate their two products. The open source WS02 API Manager can now integrate with the PingIntelligence API...
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Atlas – an enterprise blockchain platform to improve B2B

Sky Republic, an enterprise blockchain company founded by B2B software veterans, has launched Atlas, a smart contract platform built to synchronize B2B ecosystems. With...
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Industry wants 5G, but barriers remain according to Capgemini report

Industrial companies are embracing 5G connectivity as a primary enabler of digital transformation and plan to implement the technology within two years. This is...
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Solve.Care launches blockchain network for diabetes patients

Solve.Care is partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim, the big pharma company, to launch a global healthcare platform using blockchain technology for the administration, coordination and...
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ARK Deployer : create a blockchain in simple steps

ARK, a blockchain technology vendor (with no connection to ArcNet), has launched ARK Deployer. This is a free tool which enables users quickly and...

TRON plans blockchain addition to BitTorrent File System Protocol

TRON, a blockchain platform, has announced its plan to incorporate decentralised storage (as another blockchain solution) into the BitTorrent ecosystem. This represents another step...
Risks to OT increased through lack of skills 

Risks to OT increased through lack of skills

An online poll conducted by NTT Security claims that risks to Operational Technology (OT) are increased due to a lack of skills and visibility....
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ArcBlock joins the Decentralized Identity Foundation

ArcBlock has officially joined the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF). This is a consortium formed to create and promote an ecosystem where decentralised identities use...

Need to change the data in a cell from lots of characters to just...

My students come to me with all sorts of questions. One that seems to come up every so often is how to easily change...