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Threats Exploiting Employees a Concern For Microsoft 365 Users

LONDON, UK – 21st June 2022 – Egress, the leading provider of intelligent email security, has today issued a report identifying a number of security risks facing users of Microsoft 365, which along with its suite of tools, is expected to be relied upon by more than one million companies and over 250 million users[1].

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How to Create a STEM Scholarship

Does your tech company need to establish a STEM scholarship program?

A scholarship fund has numerous benefits for your organization and students in need. First, it’s tax-deductible, which allows your business to save money during tax time. Just be sure you’re eligible by following the IRS guidelines, requiring you to work with an organization to help award the scholarship. Furthermore, it shows that your company is forwarding social responsibility — which is excellent for your brand’s reputation and business growth. 

3 in 5 Organizations Experienced Accidental Data Loss Over Email in the Past Year

SAN FRANCISCO - May 18, 2022 - New research from email security company Tessian and the Ponemon Institute reveals that nearly 60% of organizations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months. Email was revealed as the riskiest channel for data loss in organizations, as stated by 65% of IT security practitioners. This was closely followed by cloud file-sharing services (62%) and instant messaging platforms (57%).

The Ponemon Institute surveyed 614 IT security practitioners to also reveal that:

Organizational Stress Now an Omnipresent, Ominous Concern for Businesses Across America

Amid the large number of health, economic, political, and other macro-crises of late, organizational stress is at an all-time high. For many, stress has become so burdensome that it is more than just a personal issue that can be placated with a few “mental health” days out of the office. Workplaces have become overwhelmed by employees struggling with stress – whether driven by feelings of unease, anxiety, depression, frustration or  any number of unwanted emotions. Given the current level of demands, pressures and uncertainties, employees and businesses can be severely undermined over time.

New Research Shows IT Leaders Need to Upskill Teams to Extract Value from Data

Dublin, 27 April, 2022 – New research from Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data centers, colocation and interconnection solutions, today reveals that 65% of IT leaders from some of the world’s biggest businesses say they need to increase the data competency of their teams to remain competitive and extract value from data [1]. This increases to 78% when focusing on North American businesses, compared to 63% for Latin American businesses, 55% for European businesses and 48% for Asian businesses.

70% of marketers embrace tech for post-pandemic success, but lack the required technical skills

Hampshire, UK; 11th April 2022: Clevertouch Marketing, Europe’s leading marketing technology consulting and service provider, has revealed the results of its latest survey in its new report, The State of Martech 2022.

In partnership with University of Southampton Business School (SBS), a world top 100 university (QS World University Rankings 2022), Clevertouch surveyed senior marketers across North America, Europe, and the UK in order to create a picture of the current state of the marketing technology landscape.

IT Leaders Say Employees Not Fully Prepared for Cyberattacks

London, UK – 6th April 2022 – Egress, the leading provider of intelligent email security, today announced the results of its Human Activated Risk report, which revealed that over half (56%) of IT leaders say that their non-technical staff are only ‘somewhat’ prepared, or ‘not at all’ prepared, for a security attack. Six hundred IT security leaders across a broad range of industries were anonymously surveyed regarding their organizations' security posture in this heightened threat environment. Add to this, 77% of respondents have seen an increase in security compromises since going remote 2 years ago, and there’s a continued significant risk to organizations.

AI reveals two thirds of the workforce underestimate true anxiety levels when completing surveys

London, UK; 16th November 2021: Untapped AI, the company that combines transformational human relationships with the disruptive power of AI feedback, is calling for an end to employee surveys. This is in light of data from Untapped AI’s platform of 10,000 users which reveals that two thirds of the workforce underestimate their anxiety levels when completing organizational surveys.

Its AI-powered insights also reveal a 35% disparity between what employees self-report on organizational and pulse surveys and their true feelings. This includes their sensibilities on subjects such as hybrid working, mental health, productivity, innovation and adaptability.

Business travel set to boom: sector sees increased demand for extended rental stays and space, survey reveals

  • AltoVita report reveals the state of the flexible rentals market coming out of COVID-19
  • 90% of industry leaders have invested in new technology over the past year, and over two thirds offering flexible cancellations

London, UK, 26th August 2021: 68% of the flexible rental sector is seeing an increased demand for extended stays, and 59% are seeing a demand for large spaces. That’s according to a report from AltoVita, which surveyed key players in the flexible rental sector globally.