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UK Government sets out plans for spending with SME to be £1 in every £3 by 2020

Government SME spend to rise to £14.4bn

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The UK Government has announced that by 2020 it plans to spend £14.4 billion or £1 in every £3 it spends with Small to Medium Businesses (SME). In 2013/2014 central government spending...
California street gang nets over $11m in ID Theft and Tax Fraud

Street gang in $14.3m ID theft scheme

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Hunters raises $68M in Series C funding for its SecOps Platform (Image Credit: Karolina Grabowska from Pexels)

Hunters raises $68M in Series C funding for its SecOps Platform

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Cybersecurity vendor Hunters has secured a US $68M Series C funding round. The funding, led by equity firm Stripes, brings the total funding raised...
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Scratchpad pre-emptively raises $33 million

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Scratchpad has raised $33 million in a pre-emptive Series B round. It was led by investor David Sacks’s Craft Ventures with participation from existing...
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Rapyd research finds 93% of businesses prioritising cross-border commerce in 2022

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Rapyd has published a new report "The 2022 Global State of Cross-Border Commerce." The report assesses the level of organisational readiness amongst businesses for...
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Appian Process Mining to address workflow bottlenecks

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Appian has released Appian Process Mining to identify and address workflow bottlenecks. It means organisations can now find those processes that are underperforming or...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up 2022-Week 3

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This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times blockchain catch-up 2022-Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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Cyara introduces white-glove toll-free number testing

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Cyara has announced Toll-Free Fast Check to enhance its automated Customer Experience (CX) Assurance Platform. Organisations often use toll-free numbers (TFNs) to enable customers...
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Vista Equity invests $100 million into PSA vendor BigTime Software

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BigTime Software Inc has landed a huge, $100 million strategic growth investment from Vista Equity Partners. This is the first foray into the PSA space...
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AWS Joins MACH Alliance

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the MACH Alliance as an Enabler member. The MACH Alliance is a group of independent tech companies dedicated...
NCSC wants tech innovators to join ransomware fight (Image Credit: cottonbro from Pexels)

NCSC wants tech innovators to join ransomware fight

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The NCSC wants cybersecurity startups to work with it to fight ransomware. It has invited startups to join the NCSC for Startups programme, run...
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Pulseway powers up, ready for growth in 2022 for mobile RMM

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Pulseway is celebrating another successful year with customer growth, new product releases and industry recognition. 2021 was a year where MSPs came under pressure...
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Totalmobile strengthens leadership team again

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Totalmobile has unveiled two senior appointments. The Field Service Management vendor has appointed Steve Turner as Chief Operating Officer and Ray Rees as Head...
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Adobe Commerce launches personalised in-store and online experiences tools

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Adobe has announced new Adobe Experience Cloud tools that support retailers to deliver personalised shopping experiences both in-store and online. These new product innovations...
Precisely signs agreement to acquire PlaceIQ (Image Credit: GeoJango Maps on Unsplash)

Precisely signs agreement to acquire PlaceIQ

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Precisely has signed a definitive agreement to acquire location intelligence vendor PlaceIQ. The move will enable Precisely to improve its offering around location data...
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Fluent Commerce launches Fluent Store, a web app for efficient in-store order fulfilment

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Fluent Commerce has launched its Fluent Store web app, powered by Fluent Order Management. Developed in response to client demand, Fluent Commerce says this...