SQL Prompt v8 brings true collaboration to SQL development

Cambridge UK, Thursday, June 1 – The latest version of SQL Prompt, the popular SQL formatting tool from Redgate Software, introduces a new feature that can reformat SQL code to a preferred style in one click. It means developers can write code in their own style and then switch it to their company-wide style to share it, making true collaboration and standardization possible instantly.

Zylpha Adds Seneca and Mattersphere Case Management Integrations to Its Bundling Technology

Leading legal systems innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) has added Seneca and Mattersphere case management integrations to the latest version of its acclaimed document bundling software, version 4.8. The software allows legal practices to assemble and deliver secure legal documents, court bundles, deal bibles and contracts at a fraction of the cost and time required through manual processes. Zylpha’s electronic bundling also delivers significant storage, stationery and courier savings.

5 Simple Tricks and Tips for Using Instagram for Promotions

We all know that Instagram was originally intended as a photo-sharing site. Anyone can start an account to upload photos and to share it with the world. However, Instagram is not just a personal image-sharing site, but it can also be a serious business tool offering plenty of features. This articles is an attempt to offer you professional tips and tricks you can try on Instagram for ecommerce and business promotions.

Internet of Things Security - are you failing to prepare?

By Ian Kilpatrick, Executive Vice-President Cyber Security at Nuvias Group

For several years, the IT industry has enthusiastically extolled the virtues of the Internet of Things (IoT), eager to enlighten us to the difference that living in a connected world will make to all our lives.

Now the IoT is here - in our homes and in the workplace. Its uses range widely, from domestic time-savers like switching on the heating, to surveillance systems, to “intelligent” light bulbs, to the smart office dream. 

WannaCry and the update issue

It was basically only a question of time. Sooner or later, it was clear that cyber-criminals would get their hands on a security flaw that would help them start the scale of attack we saw recently. Nevertheless, its effects still surprised everyone – there were reports practically every minute about newly-infected hospitals, car makers and transport companies. It made us see how weak our entire digital infrastructure really is. Despite quick-fix security measures, including a patch for obsolete operating systems, companies are not all protected against infection – far from it.

Earl Breon: Are you trying too hard? Earl Breon Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:02

What do shooting a gun, playing quarterback, golf and leadership all have in common? We will answer that at the end but you’ll likely figure it out pretty quickly. Here’s a hint, it has to do with fundamentals and properly applying them.

So, lets dive right in and get to the answer!

Quoting IT: Government Should Report Not Exploit Software Vulnerabilities

"The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call. They need to take a different approach and adhere in cyberspace to the same rules applied to weapons in the physical world. We need governments to consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits."

- Brad Smith, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer, The need for urgent collective action to keep people safe online: Lessons from last week’s cyberattack, The Official Microsoft Blog, May 14, 2017.

Flexera Issues New Warning about Future Ransomware Attacks Like WannaCry

Maidenhead, U.K. – May 15, 2017 – As the fallout from the #WannaCry ransomware attack continues to reverberate around the world, a new report by software vulnerability and patch management expert, Flexera, has an ominous warning for companies and individuals: the threat is growing – and people are getting lazier about protecting themselves.

UKCloud wins OpenStack Superuser Award

London – 12 May 2017 – UKCloud, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud services company, has this week won the OpenStack Superuser Award at the OpenStack Summit in Boston. UKCloud is this year’s joint winner with Paddy Power Betfair. 

The OpenStack Superuser Awards launched in 2014 to recognize organisations that have used OpenStack to meaningfully improve their business while contributing back to the community. Previous winners include multi-billion pound global organisations such as AT&T, CERN, Comcast and NTT Group.