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Leonardo UK selects Rizikon

The UK arm of international defence and security company, Leonardo, has selected Rizikon, Crossword Cybersecurity’s supplier assurance and third party risk management platform, to assist in their assessment of cyber risk in their supply chain.

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Women in tech moving in a positive direction, helped by hybrid working

Hybrid working is now commonplace in tech, with 2 to 3 days a week in the office the average requirement.

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Cyber Risk Index highlights elevated risk as organisations struggle with visibility

Trend Micro has revealed that 32% of global organizations have had customer records compromised multiple times over the past 12 months as they struggle to profile and defend an expanding attack surface.

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Get MaaD, get AIOps
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The term might only have been coined as recently as 2017, but AIOps is already hailed as the next big thing. AIOps uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to augment, accelerate, and automate certain IT operations.

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63% of business leaders believe commercialised quantum computing to hit the market in five years

Report shows that 91% of business leaders surveyed are already investing or planning to invest in quantum computing. 61% of business leaders are planning to invest $1 million or more into quantum over the next three years.

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NAFFCO FZCO leverages Arcserve 9000 Series Appliances

Creates seamless application performance and boosts productivity.

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ATTO Technology joins Western Digital and Open-E in cluster creation

Certified production data storage solution offers massive capacity while balancing flexibility, performance and price.

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Identifying the key growth drivers

80% believe tomorrow’s workforce must have more business-savvy IT professionals and more IT-savvy business professionals to survive.

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AI and data must join forces to deliver strategic value

According to new research from the Infosys Knowledge Institute, companies can generate over $460 billion in incremental profit if they do three things: improve data practices, trust in advanced AI, and integrate AI with business operations. However, despite high expectations for data and artificial intelligence (AI), most companies fail to act on these areas to convert data science to business value.

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Cybercrime reaches new levels of 'commercialisation'

Sophos has published its 2023 Threat Report. The report details how the cyberthreat landscape has reached a new level of commercialization and convenience for would-be attackers, with nearly all barriers to entry for committing cybercrime removed through the expansion of cybercrime-as-a-service. The report also addresses how ransomware remains one of the greatest cybercrime threats to organizations with operators innovating their extortion tactics, as well as how demand for stolen credentials continues to grow.

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Scality ships RING9, software for unbreakable hybrid-cloud data storage

Latest release leverages flash, cloud-native monitoring, easy Veeam and vCloud integration for increased performance, efficiency and adaptability.

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DEI funding increases but lack of data disrupts implementation

Workday has published the results of research which highlights that the majority of global organisations are investing in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), yet many either do not have data, or are not effectively using available data, to drive their strategies and business impact.

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Videos

Interview with Dr Kiri Addison, Threat Detection and Efficacy Product Manager, Mimecast. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Ayelet Elstein, VP EMEA at Lakeside Software, positions the Digital Employee Experience (DEX) within the wider context of the customer experience (CX), emphasising the critical importance of data as a prerequisite for any company-wide approach to improving and optimising end-to-end hybrid IT infrastructure performance and the resulting business benefits.
Interview with Samantha Humphries, Head of Security Strategy EMEA, Exabeam. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Dr. Stephan Thiel, Global Analytics Business Management Senior Director – GAMMA, Boston Consulting Group, discusses the importance of Responsible AI in today’s digital business world.

Expert Opinions

The retail sector is just emerging from the backdrop of intense pandemic-induced digitisation, only to find itself in an environment with many more external pressures – from the tech talent shortage to outstanding technical debt and supply chain pressures. Here, Neil Holden, Chief Information Officer, Halfords, reflects on the lessons Halfords has learned even before the pandemic, and offers some best practice advice to CIOs and CTOs as they plan and execute digitisation strategies in the current retail industry landscape.
Open Source (OS) is big business. Originally seen as the rebel of the IT industry, today not only does it command the attention of individual developers and small communities of programmers, but also that of large, global companies, organisations which now realise that it makes business sense to embrace this approach.
By Rees Westley, Head of Utilities at BCS.