One Identity helps channel tackle GDPR

One Identity is participating in the largest UK channel event of the year, “Plug in to Exertis” that takes place on 11th May at Twickenham Stadium.  Patrick Hunter, sales engineering director, EMEA for One Identity will be on hand to deliver a presentation entitled GDPR – What does it mean to your customers in a bid to help the channel develop skills and expertise so they can advise clients and help solve the challenges of the impending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

One Identity Partner Circle launches

One Identity has launched the One Identity Partner Circle, the company’s new multi-tier global partner program to build on its 29-percent year-over-year global growth in partner-driven revenue. The program supports systems integrators, advisors and consultants as well as resellers and distributors as they sell and deliver One Identity’s award-winning portfolio of identity governance, access management, privileged account management and identity as a service solutions.

IT teams face skills shortage

Brocade has published a new Global Digital Transformation Skills Study, which aims to uncover how well-placed global IT leaders consider themselves and their teams to be in terms of meeting current and future business demands. Of the six markets surveyed, Germany was found to be the best prepared to meet its digital transformation goals, closely followed by the U.S., while the UK lagged well behind its counterparts.

NTT Security combines regional assets to launch The Global Threat Intelligence Center

NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group, has formed the Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) to replace what was known formerly as the Security Engineering and Research Team (SERT), which last year transitioned under the NTT Security brand.

Industrial computers under attack

On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems. The second half of 2016.” The percentage of industrial computers under attack grew from over 17 per cent in July 2016 to more than 24 per cent in December 2016, with the top three sources of infection being the Internet, removable storage devices, and malicious e-mail attachments and scripts embedded in the body of e-mails.

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