Information Technology

The 2020 Outbound Email Data Breach Report Finds Growing Email Volumes and Stressed Employees are Causing Rising Breach Risk Real Wire Wed, 09/16/2020 - 04:47

Research by Egress reveals organisations suffer outbound email data breaches approximately every 12 working hours

London, UK – Wednesday 16th September 2020: Egress, the leading provider of human layer data security solutions, today released their 2020 Outbound Email Data Breach Report, which highlights the true scale of data security risks related to email use. 93% of IT leaders surveyed said that their organisation had suffered data breaches through outbound email in the last 12 months. On average, the survey found, an email data breach happens approximately every 12 working hours.*

Happy IT Professional Day? #ITProDay Bryan Ruby Tue, 09/15/2020 - 07:28

I'm not really sure this is a thing but Twitter thinks to seem so. According to my sources, IT Professional Day is celebrated on the third Tuesday in September of every year. Honestly, this is the first year I've heard of this national/international day but a quick search shows that quite a bit of those in my profession are celebrating this day. So given that national and international days have been given to every breed of cat and dog imaginable, I say why not elevate us IT folks with our own day of celebration?

Bamboo Systems Wins Three Stevie® Awards in its 2020 International Business Awards® Real Wire Mon, 09/14/2020 - 09:57

Bamboo collects two Gold awards and one Silver award; winners to be celebrated during virtual ceremony December 1st

Remote testing is the key to continuity and employee safety in testing new network equipment, says HUBER+SUHNER Real Wire Mon, 09/07/2020 - 04:28

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has shown how important it is for companies to operate remotely. In fact, it’s the difference between completing a task or facing extensive delays for businesses relying on new, certified equipment for day-to-day activities, Chris O’Conor, Regional VP, Service Provider Sales at HUBER+SUHNER Polatis said today. 

The Great Digital-preparedness Divide Real Wire Wed, 09/02/2020 - 10:15

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 Real Wire Wed, 09/02/2020 - 08:35

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 XT2-40 Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Industrial Printer Real Wire Wed, 09/02/2020 - 04:14

Expanding BIXOLON’s successful Industrial Printing Portfolio to the European Market

BIXOLON Launches BK3-21 Open Frame Kiosk Printing Mechanism to the European Market Real Wire Tue, 09/01/2020 - 06:15

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 Real Wire Thu, 08/27/2020 - 04:43

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 Real Wire Tue, 08/18/2020 - 05:53

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.