Information Technology

New WatchGuard Tabletop Firewall Lineup for Small, Home and Midsize Offices

9 June 2020 – WatchGuard® Technologies has released its new Firebox T Series tabletop firewall appliances. The WatchGuard T20, T40 and T80 Fireboxes give small, home and midsize office environments the advanced performance to support business-critical internet speeds and a broad range of enterprise-grade security services delivered in a compact form factor.

Half of Employees Abandon Safe Data Practices When Working Remotely, According to New Data

May 28, 2020 — SAN FRANCISCO — A new report from email security firm Tessian looks at the state of data loss in organizations and reveals that nearly half of employees (48%) are less likely to follow safe data practices when working from home. The State of Data Loss Prevention 2020 report reveals how the global shift to remote working poses new security challenges for businesses and why traditional security solutions are failing to curb the problem of the insider threat and accidental data loss.

How the Pharma industry can mitigate digital risks as criminals leverage Emotet during Covid-19

19 May 2020 – Barcelona, Spain – Blueliv, a leading European enterprise-class cyberthreat intelligence company, today announced its new report, ‘Sounding the Pharma Alarma’, to provide an overview of the current pharmaceutical threat landscape. The new report highlights the threat actors targeting the industry and the specific tools they are utilising as they look to capitalise on an industry that is working to combat Covid-19, yet finds its security vulnerable in its wake.

Modern Bank Heists: Increase in Cyberattacks Against Financial Institutions Amid COVID-19

Reading, UK – 14th May 2020 - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today released the third annual “Modern Bank Heists” report, produced by VMware Carbon Black. The report combines original VMware Carbon Black threat data analysis with annual survey results featuring responses from 25 leading financial institution CISOs.

US Accountancy professionals “fatigued” by the complexity of technology choices available to them

The way in which accountancy firms are using technology to manage client engagements is becoming increasingly fragmented, leading many in the industry to believe quality is suffering under increasing time pressures and the need to juggle multiple applications to keep work on track. This is the key finding from a new study published by Huddle, comprising interviews with more than 250 partners and senior executives across the US to understand how firms are using technology to work with clients.

‘Gig’ customer service booming during Covid-19, says report

San Francisco, USA. 12th May 2020: Two thirds of people signed up on ‘gig’ customer service (GigCX) platforms are seeing an increase in demand for customer service tasks since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to The ‘Annual Gig Customer Service’ report, released today by AI-driven gig customer service platform Limitless. The gig customer service model is already in widespread use at companies such as Microsoft, Unilever and Sage.

StarLeaf Reveals Scale of Uptake in Video Conferencing Services During Coronavirus Pandemic

StarLeaf, the global provider of meeting room solutions and video conferencing services for enterprises, has today released the StarLeaf Trends Report outlining the uptake of video conferencing usage seen across the business, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The report collects data from a number of countries including the US, UK, France, Sweden, Germany and Italy. From the US notable findings include:

Study: Three Quarters of End-of-Life Equipment Not Being Recycled

AUSTIN -- April 21, 2020—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group, the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, explores the issues associated with the corporate sustainability practices that some of the world’s largest enterprises are following today. Blancco’s study, Poor sustainability practices – enterprises are overlooking the e-waste problem, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that only a quarter (24 percent) of end-of-life equipment is being sanitized and reused, despite 83 percent of organizations having a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy in place.

Reducing Data Center Energy Costs a Top Priority According to I.T. Environments Poll

7 April 2020 – London, UK – A new poll from Secure I.T. Environments Ltd, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerized data centers, has revealed that reducing energy costs (46%) and improving energy efficiency (39%) are key priorities for 2020 among IT professionals. The poll which was conducted across the two days of the recent Data Centre World event found nearly a third (29%) will be focusing on relocating their data center(s) over the remainder of 2020.

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.