March 2020

BIXOLON Launches XL5-40 Exclusive Linerless Desktop Label Printer to the European Market

BIXOLON’s First 4-inch Desktop Linerless Label Printer

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer, today announced the launch of the XL5-40 4-inch (114mm) Desktop Direct Thermal Linerless Label printer to the European Market. Featuring an ergonomic clamshell design with economical and extremely reliable linerless labelling features to allow the printing and cutting of various paper lengths for a range of applications within the Manufacturing, Retail, Hospitality and Healthcare industries.

My Return to Vinyl Records: The Rainmakers Bryan Ruby Mon, 03/30/2020 - 06:50

When I entered college just after graduating high school in 1986, there was a new band from my neck of the woods that just spoke to me. The band was call The Rainmakers and they were from Missouri.

Writing About The Small Stuff Too

I'm a big believer that it is the small positive things we do in our day that have the biggest impact on our own well being. From here through the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, I've decided to just blog about the small things I'm doing to escape from the anxiety producing headlines in our news. I recognize that not everything I'm writing is of interest to others, so while some of my work will continue to be posted at socPuball of my work can be viewed on my personal blog, bryanruby.com.

In the Fight Against COVID-19, Veea Stands Ready

VeeaHub offers Rapidly Deployable Self-Healing Wi-Fi Mesh Networking, 4G/LTE Internet Access, IoT and Edge Server Capabilities in a Single Device.

New York, USA– 27 March 2020. Veea, an innovator in network edge compute and connectivity platform solutions for “smart” applications, today announced that its VeeaHub-based solutions are designed and ready to meet the needs of COVID-19 healthcare providers and responders across the globe. With the rapid deployment of “pop-up” testing, temporary surge sites and treatment centers, the need for high-performance, resilient and scalable network access and local application processing at the edge of the network has never been more crucial than it is right now.

Working from Home Guidance to Stay IT Secure

26 March 2020London, UK – Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, the technology commercialization company focused on cyber security and risk, has today issued guidance for businesses on how to address some of the most common security concerns for employees when working from home. The advice is being made widely available as many of Crossword’s clients mobilize to keep their businesses running as normally as possible whilst adhering to UK Government and Public Health advice designed to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Dataiku CEO Featured in DataIQ’s 100 Most Influential Data and Analytics Practitioners in the UK for Fourth Year Running

The DataIQ 100 celebrates leaders and visionaries in the data and analytics community

London, UK - March 25, 2020 -- Today Florian Douetteau, CEO of Dataiku, one of the world's most advanced Enterprise AI platforms, is listed as part of the DataIQ 100 for the fourth consecutive year.

Launched in 2014, the DataIQ 100 celebrates the most influential data and analytics practitioners in UK organisations. Selected candidates demonstrate a combination of leadership, engagement with the broader data and analytics industry, and dedication to advancing the profession of data and analytics. In 2019, over 530 candidates from across the UK were nominated.

Cyclr receives top awards in G2’s Grid Report for iPaaS

Embedded iPaaS company earns top ranking for high customer satisfaction and customer support

25 March 2020 - Young British SaaS company Cyclr today announced that they have been awarded the overall "Best Support" and "Easiest To Do Business With'' awards by G2 in their Spring 2020 G2 Grid report for iPaaS. This is the first time Cyclr has been featured in the G2 reports, taking its place alongside a number of industry-leading integration vendors.

In particular, the awards recognises the Cyclr team’s outstanding support for their customers, helping them benefit from easier integration building, native in-app deployments and scalability. Using Cyclr saves SaaS teams vital developer resources and drives efficiency.

Effective Ways to Optimize Project Management for Remote Teams Raul Harman Wed, 03/25/2020 - 06:26

The outsourcing culture is thriving in the current business environment, and even if you’re not outsourcing any projects or processes to external partners, you still might want to consider adopting a more flexible approach to employee management, and allow them to work from the comfort of their homes. After all, why should an employee have to commute to the office every day if they mostly do their work on the computer – it’s just a waste of precious time and resources, and it needlessly inflates your overhead costs. 

Parallel dark economy provides easy on-ramp for would-be cybercriminals

·         Cybercriminal ecosystem more mature than ever, reflecting legitimate cybersecurity sector

·         Understanding how illicit services interact is key security priority

24 March 2020 – Barcelona, Spain – The cybercriminal industry is evolving, with a growing shadow economy that trades goods and services in much the same way as the legitimate cybersecurity sector. Today Blueliv, Europe’s leading threat intelligence provider, publishes its new report and the first in a series analyzing this evolution: DARK COMMERCE: Exploring the cybercrime industry and its business models: Part I.

New Security Report from WatchGuard Shows Explosion in Evasive Malware

24 March 2020 – WatchGuard® Technologies’ latest Internet Security Report shows that evasive malware has grown to record high levels, with over two-thirds of malware detected by its Firebox security appliances in Q4 2019 evading signature-based antivirus solutions. This is a dramatic increase from the year-long average of 35% for 2019 and points to the fact that obfuscated or evasive malware is becoming the rule, not the exception. Companies of all sizes need to deploy advanced anti-malware solutions that can detect and block these attacks.