Duncan Cooke
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IoT: Is the Electronic Security Industry Ready, Willing and Able?

Gartner, one of the world’s leading IT research and advisory companies, estimates that as many as 5.6 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices owned by enterprises and Governments will make use of edge computing for data collection and processing in 2020, while by 2019, as much...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
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Gartner forecasts worldwide security spending to reach $96 billion mark in 2018

Market analyst Gartner is forecasting worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, representing an 8% uptick from 2017. Organisations are now spending more on security regimes as a direct result of regulations, a shifting buyer mindset, the growing...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
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Department for Transport issues guidelines designed to enhance cyber security of connected cars

A new generation of Internet-connected cars will have to be better protected from hackers under tough new guidance issued by the Department for Transport. Smart vehicles are increasingly becoming the norm on British roads, allowing drivers to access maps, travel information and...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
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HID Global publishes detailed mid-year update on ‘Top Trends for Secure Identity’

HID Global, the specialist in secure identity solutions, has now issued a mid-year update to its ‘Top 2016 Security Trends’, based on customer insights into key market developments across the enterprise, healthcare, banking and Government markets. In the first six...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
Queen's University in Belfast
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Tech firm Intelligent Environments partners with Queen’s University to combat cyber crime

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University in Belfast is entering a new partnership with leading financial technology firm Intelligent Environments in what’s being described as a “world first” cyber security endeavour. The...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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Rise of the CDO

The never-ending race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency to the full through the enhanced use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs) in post. As a result, security market analyst Gartner predicts that no...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
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“90% of larger companies will employ a Chief Data Officer by 2019” forecasts Gartner

The race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency through better use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs). As a result, security market analyst Gartner predicts that no less than 90% of larger companies will...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
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Managed 24/7 opens “IT industry’s first Predictive Management Centre” focused on 100% uptime for connected devices

Managed 24/7 – the next generation IT and telecommunications managed services provider – has unveiled “the IT industry’s first Predictive Management Centre”. Representing the next phase of predictive managed service provision, the £1.5 million Milton...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016
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Advanced 365 highlights top technology trends impacting security and cyber professionals in 2016

In 2016, the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable technologies will continue to dominate and it’s likely robotics and artificial intelligence solutions will go mainstream. These are the key predictions in a new report entitled ‘What’s Hot in 2016: Technology Trends’ published by...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015
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NTT Communications launches specialist DRaaS solution in Europe

NTT Communications Corporation, the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT, has announced the immediate launch of its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution across Europe in partnership with DRaaS platform provider Geminare. This managed cloud...
Posted On 14 Oct 2015
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