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Cyber researchers uncover end-to-end cyber-biological attack

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An end-to-end cyber-biological attack has been uncovered by cyber researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Using malware, a cybercriminal could use change a short sub-string of DNA on a...
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SMB’s cyber reliance damaged by lack of IT expertise

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A lack of IT expertise is damaging the cyber resilience of SMB’s. Worryingly, around 25% of small businesses are spending less on cyber resilience. It creates an increased risk of data...
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SMEs failing security assessments by not protecting home networks

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SMEs are at risk of failing security assessments by not protecting the home networks of their employees. That claims from cybersecurity and IT Managed Services provider A&O IT Group. The company...
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Two-factor authentication flaw in web hosting platform

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Digital Defense has disclosed details of a two-factor authentication vulnerability in web hosting platform cPanel & WebHost Manager (WHM). WHM is the management system behind more than 70 million domains. The...
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Is ConnectWise building an ITSM or security company?

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ConnectWise recently announced the acquisition of Perch Security and Stratozen to strengthen its security portfolio. Enterprise Times spoke to Jeff Bishop, Chief Product Officer and Brian Downey, Vice President of Security...
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Lightspin emerges from stealth mode with US$4 million funding

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Contextual cloud security company Lightspin has emerged from stealth mode and announced a successful US$4 million funding round. Ibex Investors LLC led the funding round, which also included participation from private...
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Consumers demand better digital identity verification

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Consumers want a better way to verify their digital identity, a recent survey from Onfido shows.  Its latest report Customer attitudes to digital identity (registration required) shows increasing concern from consumers...
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Are you self-sabotaging your online security?

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As people work through another lockdown, it seems that a quarter of people are self-sabotaging their online security. That claim comes from research carried out by identity security company, SailPoint. The...
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Forter fortifies itself with more funding

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Forter has raised $125 million in a Series E funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners Felix Capital and Itai Tsiddon. There was also participation from investors NewView Capital and Commerce...
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COVID is creating a rising tide of e-waste 

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E-waste, the detritus created by discarded electronics is surging. It is being fuelled by both an increase in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and consumer purchases and enterprises. As the pandemic...

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Cloverleaf continues to prove its worth

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Infor Cloverleaf continues to solve the interoperability challenges across the world in healthcare. Prevent Senior, a major Brazilian healthcare company has selected Infor Cloverleaf....
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NTT offers early warning system to SolarWinds clients

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NTT has built an early warning sensor to detect attacks related to the recent SolarWinds. It is being offered free-of-charge for 30-days to qualified...
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Shopify survey the costs of starting a US business

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The Research undertaken by Shopify indicates the average US small business owner spends $40,000 in their first year of business. In October, Shopify surveyed...
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MoD sees 18% rise in incidents involving personal data loss

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The MoD has published its annual report and accounts. It is a whopping 217 pages long and takes some reading to get through. One...
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Can AI coach you to be a better sales person?

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Can the use of an AI-enabled voice coach improve your sales? Bigtincan is betting that it can. The company has just announced its acquisition...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 2

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This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 2. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Brightpearl publishes report on UK and US shopping behaviours

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Brightpearl has published a new report which reveals significant changes to shoppers’ spending habits since the Coronavirus pandemic. The report explores how COVID-19 will...
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Volkswagen selects commercetools for its eCommerce solution

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Commercetools has announced a partnership with the Volkswagen Group. Volkswagen will utilise commercetools software and infrastructure for its group-wide eCommerce platform. The new platform...
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Public Cloud adoption up but not without its problems

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A new survey from Barracuda shows increased confidence in the public cloud but not without reservations. It seems that companies are adopting multi-cloud environments...
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SalesTrip raises $1.4 million in seed funding round

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SalesTrip has raised $1.4 million in a second seed funding round led by Floreat Group. According to Crunchbase Floreat also led a previous round...
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Microsoft unveils new cloud for retail platform

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Microsoft has unveiled its Microsoft Cloud for Retail, as well as updates to Dynamics 365 at NRF 2021. The company says the platform will...
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DarkMarket taken offline by law enforcement 

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DarkMarket is no more as a concerted police action has taken the largest illegal marketplace on the dark web offline. Police forces from Germany,...
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FCA warns consumers of the risks associated with cryptoassets

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The UK's FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) has issued a statement which warns consumers about the risks associated with investing in crypto assets. It emphasises...
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Planview to buy Changepoint and Clarizen

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Planview has announced its intent to buy both Changepoint and Clarizen. The news comes after the company was sold by Thoma Bravo to TPG...