Information Technology

The Great Digital-preparedness Divide

Milan, 2nd September 2020 – Today, Fincons Group, an international system integration consultancy with offices in Italy, Switzerland, the UK, France, the U.S. and Germany, releases a new free guide to digital transformation for Financial Services and Insurance businesses. The whitepaper takes stock of digital preparedness in the FSI sector in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. As social distancing exposed significant lacunae, Fincons Group, analyzes the digital preparedness gap and suggests practical quick-win solutions to help make up lost ground.

Star Micronics launches TSP654IISK linerless label printer with enhanced functionality

High Wycombe, UK, 2 September 2020 International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of its latest direct thermal linerless label printer, the TSP654IISK. Designed for use in quick service and fast-food restaurants, cafés and takeaway outlets to print repositionable labels, food orders and bag labels as well as product labels for retail and logistics, the printer excels in its versatility.

BIXOLON Launches BK3-21 Open Frame Kiosk Printing Mechanism to the European Market

Compact, Durable, Highly Flexible Kiosk Printing Solution

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer, today announced the launch of the BK3-21, 2-inch (up to 60mm) open frame, Direct Thermal kiosk printing mechanism. Designed for standalone self-service kiosk installations where space is limited, the low profile mechanism with flexible mounting options is ideal for today’s latest generation of slimline kiosks.

In just one Evil Internet Minute organizations spend nearly $25 and face 375 new threats

London, UK – August 27, 2020 – RiskIQ, the global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual "Evil Internet Minute" security intelligence report. The company tapped its proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the internet, revealing that cybercrime costs organizations $24.7 (£18.8), year-over-year increase of more than $2 (£1.5) every minute. It will also have a per-minute global cost of $11.4 million (£8.7 million) by 2021, a 100 percent increase over 2015.

Halt to surveillance audits due to coronavirus lockdowns set to cause thousands of ISO certifications to lapse

18th August 2020 – London, UK – Thousands of valuable ISO management system certifications earned by UK companies may now be at risk because auditors from Certification Bodies may not have been able to attend organizations’ premises to conduct essential re-certification audits during the current coronavirus pandemic. Worldwide, hundreds of thousands of certifications are at risk of lapsing as lockdown conditions look set to continue for the foreseeable future.

Aspera Named in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for SAM Managed Services

Aspera is proud to be recognized by Gartner for completeness of vision and ability to execute

Boston, MA, August 12, 2020 – Aspera, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, and part of the USU Group, is the only Software Asset Management (SAM) provider named in both the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for SAM Managed Services and the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SAM Tools for SmartTrack.

We believe this inclusion shows that a tailored, full-partner approach to services and tools can bring the best business value to a company.

Blancco Data Erasure Software Certified for Government Use in Australia, New Zealand

Australasian organisations now have additional protection against unauthorised access of government and citizen data.

 

AUSTIN - 11th August 2020 - Government data and asset managers in Australia and New Zealand have a new option for removing confidential data from drives and devices when it is no longer needed: Data erasure software from Blancco Technology Group (AIM: BLTG).

Akana by Perforce Recognized For Being Well Suited For Coordinating API Strategy Across Large Diverse Enterprises and/or Federated Ecosystems

Akana Shows Strength in Delivery Management, Portal Customization, and Security Policy

MINNEAPOLIS, August 6, 2020 – Akana by Perforce, an end-to-end API management solution for designing, implementing, securing, managing, monitoring, and publishing APIs, has been named a “Strong Performer” by Forrester Research, a leading research and advisory firm, in its newly published report, “The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2020.” Akana is noted for its “notable solution strengths” and “key capabilities that work well for coordinating API strategy across a large enterprise.”

Jumpstarting the Hyperautomation Journey with Intelligent Automation

Gartner calls ‘hyperautomation’ the most important of the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2020. Is it worth the hype? The short answer is, “Yes.”

As 2020 has unfolded, digital disruption has had many organizations feeling the pressure to innovate to streamline internal operations and customer-facing experiences more quickly. However, as organizations look to drive innovation by transforming business processes, they often run into roadblocks or are uncertain of where to begin.