Friday, February 22, 2019
California street gang nets over $11m in ID Theft and Tax Fraud

Street gang in $14.3m ID theft scheme

Kamala D Harris, the Attorney General for California, announced the take down of a street gang last week that was responsible for $14.3 million in ID Theft and Tax Fraud. The gang...
Azure Government Compliance

Azure goes compliance mad!

Microsoft Azure has announced in a blog by Tom Keane, Partner Director, Program Management, Microsoft Azure that reached Azure has reached another compliance milestone. In April Microsoft announced four  industry certifications...
UK councils average 4 data breaches per day

4 data breaches per day at UK Councils

Big Brother Watch has today issued a report that shows local councils in the UK averaged 4 data breaches per day between 2011 and 2014. The report which can be downloaded from...
NIST Framework used for Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

Free Cybersecurity Risk Assessment tools

According to the 2015 Information Security Breaches survey carried out by PWC 90% of large organisations suffered a security breach over the previous year, up from 81% in the 2014 report....
European Parliament Building, Strasbourg

CGI wins €196m European IT contract

A consortium of IT companies led by Canadian IT giant CGI has been awarded a contract worth up to €196m to provide IT support for various European Parliament agencies. Awarded by the...
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Irish Justice and Equality appoint Capita

Capita Managed IT Solutions has signed a deal with the Irish Justice and Equality Department to deliver a managed IT service. The deal will last for the next five years and was...
RCMP

$142.6m for Canadian cybersecurity

Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney has announced that cybersecurity is to benefit from $142.6 million in new funding. This is not the first investment by...
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

SMEs to get £5000 for cyber security

Cyber security is a significant problem for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who lack the skills and staff to deal with the rising threat against them. To help SMEs get to grips...
Cybersecurity

NSA releases cyber tool

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a cyber tool aimed at helping companies maintain a specific security posture. Systems Integrity Management Platform (SIMP) has been released via the GitHub website for...
IBM i2 COPLINK screen shot

COPLINK takes to the cloud

IBM has announced that IBM i2 COPLINK has now made the jump to be a cloud-based solution for law enforcement agencies inside the US. COPLINK is a data sharing system created in...

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Using dates that automatically update in Excel

In a previous tip I showed you that you can input dates three different ways into a spreadsheet. One of them was the formula...
Monax Platform

Monax launches public beta legal blockchain-based platform

Monax, a digital legal infrastructure provider, has announced the public beta launch of its "relationship-centric, contract obligations management platform". This is available for production-level...
NetCents

NetCents underwrites blockchain transactions, without delay

NetCents Technology (NetCents) has released its Zero Confirmation and Risk Analysis technology to guarantee cryptocurrency transactions before they are confirmed on the blockchain. Rather...

MOBI announces 3 Phase I grand challenge winners

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative – MOBI – has announced the top three winners of phase I of the three-year MOBI Grand Challenge (MGC)....
Michel Paulin, CEO, OVH on challenges to growth

Michel Paulin, CEO, OVH on challenges to growth

Michel Paulin joined OVH just a few months ago. His appointment is aimed at allowing OVH founder Octave Klaba, a chance to focus on...
Recruitment ads demonstrate gender bias

Recruitment ads demonstrate gender bias

Online job search engine Adzuna has been looking at the gender bias in recruitment ads. Despite legislation to prevent gender bias and companies professing...
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Confusion in a blockchain banking world

On February 12th, Cointelegraph reported “Major global online payments firm Netpay International has partnered with Israeli firm BNC LedgerTech to integrate blockchain into its services, … Netpay International will reportedly become the...
Akamai+MUFG

GO-NET’s blockchain online payment network

Akamai Technologies and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) are expanding their relationship through the establishment of a joint venture, the Global Open Network (aka GO-NET). This...
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Banco Santander to accelerate transformation with IBM blockchain

IBM and Banco Santander have inked a five-year global technology agreement valued at approximately $700M to enable Santander Group to accelerate and deepen its...
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Do you need a date to automatically, or not, update in Excel?

There are a few ways to input dates into a spreadsheet. One, you can type the date you require in the format you like....
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Attivo Networks deploys the Informer

Attivo Networks has extended its suite of deception tools by adding the Informer to its ThreatDefend Platform. The Informer will deliver real-time forensics of an...
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Report recommends level-playing field for digital and traditional journalism

The Review into the future of the UK news industry has delivered its final report. The report looks at the role of online platform...
Rick McElroy on cyber security challenges

Rick McElroy, Carbon Black, talks about security threats

Rick McElroy, head of security strategy for Carbon Black recently sat down to talk with Enterprise Times about cyber security. The conversation focused on...
LC LITE

LC LITE to put letters of credit on blockchain platform

LC LITE hopes to to streamline the US$2.3T letters of credit (LC) market with a blockchain-based platform. It will connect trade parties directly via...