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Accenture Acquires Context Information Security, a UK-Based Cybersecurity Consultancy

Acquisition accelerates growth of Accenture Security in the U.K. and internationally Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, Context is one of the most recognizable and respected information security service providers in the U.K. and in global financial services. The company provides high-end cyber defense,…

CPO Magazine Report Highlights Organization Challenges and Priorities as Data Protection and Privacy Go Mainstream

A survey of 471 data protection and privacy officers provides valuable insights into their challenges and priorities for 2020 In 2018, organizations around the world were adjusting to new compliance requirements created by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 2019 saw these various data protection and privacy programs mature but also expand and adapt to prepare for an even broader collection of national data-handling regulations that have either just come online or are expected soon.…

Cyborg Systems Develops COVID-19 Tracking Software

On 16th March, 2020, in his opening remarks, WHO Director-General stated unequivocally that urgent escalation in testing, isolation and contact tracing was required, which is the backbone of the response to fight COVID-19. A multinational supplier of technology used in national security, Cyborg Systems, has used its inherent expertise in tracking to develop 'Unmaze', a powerful solution to track those infected, and those who came in touch with them. In a briefing to Nugen, company's spokesperson Mr. Alen Mateev stated…

Inpixon Releases Update to Wireless Device Detection Solution for Security-Conscious Facilities

Inpixon, a leading indoor data company that specializes in delivering indoor intelligence, announced today the availability of ZoneDefense 5.16, the latest version of the company's wireless detection and positioning solution. ZoneDefense software works in conjunction with Inpixon Sensor 4000 to increase security, decrease enforcement personnel requirements, and thwart attempted theft of intellectual property. Marketing Technology News: MatchCraft’s CEO Wins the Localogy Excellence Category Builder Award With this…

Full Stream Ahead! Your 2020 Guide to Cord-cutting

How VPN Puts You on the Fast Track In today’s dynamic, content-rich digital world, asserting control of your cyberspace is key. Whether you’re concerned about privacy from censorship or just want the freedom to binge-watch entire seasons of The Office from anywhere, a VPN subscription is just the ticket.  Before we go over how a VPN lets you go full stream ahead and overcome any pesky geo blocking tactics, let’s take a closer look at what a VPN does and how it operates. What is VPN and How Does it Work? Traditionally,…

96% of It Leaders in the Legal Sector Say Insider Data Breaches Are a Major Concern

Egress global Insider Data Breach Survey reveals legal sector employees twice as likely to breach company policy when data sharing than employees in other sectors Egress, the leading provider of human layer security solutions, today published the legal sector analysis of its second global Insider Data Breach Survey. The study found that a staggering 96% of IT leaders in the sector say insider breach risk is a significant concern. 77% think employees have put data at risk accidentally in the past 12 months and 78% think…

SiteLock Partners with Aruba to Enhance Security for Its Customers

SiteLock's Patchman solution selected by top European hosting provider to offer a safer, cleaner hosting environment for its customers SiteLock, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions for small businesses, announced its partnership with Aruba S.p.A, the largest Italian hosting provider in European markets, including France, U.K., Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Through this partnership, Aruba will leverage SiteLock's Patchman solution in over 700,000 websites to create a safer, cleaner hosting…

Showpad Furthers Commitment to Security and Compliance Standards With SOC 2 Accreditation

Successful completion of data security accreditation advances Showpad’s position as a leading sales enablement platform that customers can always rely on Global sales enablement leader Showpad is pleased to announce it is now a SOC 2 Type 2 accredited company. The achievement demonstrates Showpad’s continued commitment to delivering the highest standard of security and compliance for its customers. Developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 accreditation is widely recognized as a…

New Study Reveals Data Protection and Compliance Risks From New Era of Mobile Workforce

Consumer messaging apps overtake email for work communication via mobile, as new MEF study reveals privacy and security risks faced by employers and employees Workplaces are changing dramatically with desks, PCs and fixed-line phones being replaced by mobile working. The mobile centric workplace is ushering new behaviors and trends including a shift towards consumer messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber and Line for business communications. While the use of consumer messenger apps in the workplace has…

Adware Accounts for 72% of All Mobile Malware

Avast Threat Labs intelligence shows the share of Android adware has risen by 38% in the last year Avast, a global leader in digital security products, has found that adware now accounts for the vast majority of Android mobile malware. Statistics gathered between October and December 2019 by Avast's Threat Lab experts show that adware was responsible for 72% of all mobile malware, and the remaining 28% consisted of banking trojans, fake apps, lockers, and downloaders. Mobile adware is software that hijacks a device in…

WatchGuard Technologies to Acquire Panda Security, Extending Simplified Security From Network to Endpoint

The Combined Entity Will Provide Centralised Management of Advanced Threat Detection and Response Functionality Fuelled by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Behaviour Profiling Techniques and Cutting-Edge Security Event Correlation. WatchGuard Technologies, a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panda Security, a leading global provider in advanced endpoint protection. Once the integration…

What’s in a Face? The Challenges and Rewards of AI-Fueled Facial Recognition

As you may know from some of my previous posts, I’m really keen on facial recognition for lots of applications, particularly events. But, as with a lot of new technologies, it’s taking time to really get traction. We recently added facial recognition to open the Zuant app when scanning badges at tradeshows so you’re not constantly fiddling around looking for or trying to remember your password. It’s a great timesaver, as remembering/inputting passwords are huge irritations in our digital world. I’m a big fan of Dashlane,…

ERP Maestro Appoints Holovacs as Chief Technology Officer

Provider of Internal Controls and GRC Solutions for SAP Names Jeremy Holovacs to Lead Technology and Development Team ERP Maestro, provider of automated and cloud-based controls for access, security and GRC, announced that existing company employee and long-term leader in technology development, Jeremy Holovacs, has been named Chief Technology Officer. Joining the company in 2018, Holovacs has nearly 20 years of software development experience and has held senior software architect, engineer and technical roles in…

Wireless Plus Joins the Mobile Communications America Family

Mobile Communications America (MCA), the leading provider of wireless communication solutions that enhance the safety, security, and operating efficiency of workplaces announces the addition of Wireless Plus, a full-service wireless integrator in Tennessee. Founded by Mark Walker and Joe Davis in 2002, Wireless Plus has grown to become a premier provider of communication solutions and services. With over 35 years' experience in the communications industry, Wireless Plus has been a trusted partner serving Nashville and…

Thrive Recognized on CRN’s 2020 MSP500 List

Thrive, a premier provider of NextGen Managed Services, proudly announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Thrive to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Thrive has been named to this list. Marketing Technology News: Domain, Oroton, Vend, Yellow and Athena Home Loans Among ANZ Companies To Embrace Segment in 2019 This popular list identifies North American solution providers that deliver operational efficiencies, IT…

Privitar Data Privacy Platform Enables Global 2000 to Broaden Critical Data Privacy Initiatives

Latest Product Release Gives Data Leaders the Power to Further Drive Innovation, While Keeping Sensitive Customer Data Safe Privitar, the global leader in data privacy and data utilization, unveiled the latest release of the Privitar Data Privacy Platform. The addition of several enterprise-ready capabilities including native HIVE support and enhanced AWS and Kerberos support, giving global organizations the ability to dramatically improve data utilization while protecting sensitive customer data. “Global 2000…

One Key to Customer Success? – The Speed of Your Website

As the world moves into a faster, more technologically savvy age, consumers are expecting companies to keep up. New technologies are appearing every day, increasing the speed of the internet with every innovation. As a webmaster, you have just a few seconds to grab and retain your visitor’s attention. It doesn’t matter if you sell goods, offer services or run a blog: If your website is slow, you will be at risk of losing traffic, visitors and money. In fact, in a recent survey of their clients, SiteGround reports website…

Atlassian Strengthens Commitment to Advanced Cloud Solutions for Enterprises in India

The Company Plans to Invest Aggressively in India to Grow Its Cloud Business, Doubling Its Indian Employees Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software and the maker of Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket and Trello products, has announced a commitment to delivering on its advanced cloud offerings for the Indian market. With India witnessing a huge uptake in cloud adoption, and with the cloud market expected to grow approximately 3-fold to USD7.1 billion by 2022 according to…

Paytronix Names Andrea Mulligan, Head of Customer Success & Marc Schultz, Head of Data Privacy and Security

New experienced team members to enhance product adoption and data security as electronic payment capabilities expand Paytronix Systems, Inc., the most advanced digital guest experience platform, announced the appointment of two new executives: Andrea G. Mulligan, head of customer success, and Marc F. Schultz, head of Data Privacy and Security. The new members add depth and experience to the company’s leadership team as the guest experience platform company scales and expands beyond loyalty to encompass CRM, stored value and…