February 2018

RiskIQ Announces New Digital Footprint Risk Reporting to Improve Digital Defense

LONDON - Feb. 20, 2018 - RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced updates and enhancements to its Digital Footprint product to improve digital defences and help organizations understand their exposure to digital risk from outside the safety of their firewall.

New capabilities within Digital Footprint provide a holistic Risk Report to an organization, as it relates to their external risk exposure on the internet. Utilising RiskIQ’s industry-leading internet reconnaissance, security defence teams can dig deep into the factors that contribute to their risk to establish a plan to remediate the most critical security exposures.

TEOCO expands network analytics capabilities with Mentor 10.0 announcement

FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 20 February 2018 - TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and OEMs worldwide, has upgraded the analytics capabilities of Mentor, its network optimization and analytics solution and has added support for Big Data infrastructure.

TEOCO Wins Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award

Fairfax, VA., USA – 19 February 2018 TEOCO, a leading provider of analytics, assurance, and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide, has been awarded Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Award for Customer Value Leadership in the North American cellular Internet of Things (IoT) device testing services industry. The award recognizes TEOCO’s sizeable investments, deep expertise, and vast knowledge, which have enabled its superior capability to support cellular and IoT device OEMs by testing their products for certification and deployment in the US market.

Vivitek Adds NovoCast To Popular NovoConnect Family

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, February 13, 2018 - A new era of presentation flexibility comes to smaller classrooms and teaching spaces thanks to Vivitek’s introduction of NovoCast. It joins Vivitek’s popular NovoConnect hardware solutions - NovoPro and NovoEnterprise. NovoCast brings wireless presenting to improve participation, collaboration and idea sharing between students and teachers, while making for more engaging and memorable lessons for up to eight participants. 

Survey: 9 in 10 Cybersecurity Leaders Concerned About Sharp Rise in Digital Threats

LONDON – Feb. 13, 2018 – RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced the release of its 2018 CISO Survey, revealing that 89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about the rise of digital threats they are experiencing across web, social and mobile channels. 

Some 1,691 U.S. and U.K information security leaders across multiple verticals, including enterprise, consulting, government and education, provided insights into their cyber risk concerns and plans for 2018.

Survey: Mobile, Personalization and Reviews Play Important Role in Vacation Planning

NEW YORK – February 13, 2018 – The state of the travel and tourism market is in transition based on a number of factors, including the maturation of personalization and mobile technology according to new survey data released today by Qubit, the leaders in marketing personalization technology.

Qubit’s 2018 Travel Survey revealed that younger and older travelers have different approaches to booking travel and taking vacations in general:

Chris Graham: Why Google AMP is a threat to the Open Web

Like others in the IT community, I have become increasingly concerned with Google's behavior with their AMP technology.

For those who aren't really aware what AMP is, it's Google's proprietary solution for speeding up mobile pages. Webmasters implement AMP, which is a kind of Google-sanctified and Google-code-driven version of your webpage. It works very well and solves an important problem. Often when you search Google on a mobile device it will show AMP articles at the top of the results, so you get access to fast content first, which is reasonable in and of itself.

Work-life balance of UK IT professionals lags behind US workers but equals Australians

PagerDuty, the global leader in Digital Operations Management, today announced a new study that reveals the work-life balance of UK IT professionals is lagging behind that of their US counterparts but matches Australia data, according to a new report from the company.

The survey of over 800 IT professionals across the UK, the US and Australia, found that twice as many US respondents (36%) said their work-life balance was excellent versus just 15% of IT professionals in the UK and 16% Australia.

The findings contradict the general perception by many in the UK that Australians enjoy a better work-life balance than workers in Britain, and that American employees suffer even more because of fewer days off.

Panasonic introduces the newest version of its fully rugged detachable notebook, the Toughbook CF-20

BRACKNELL, UK. 7th FEBRUARY 2018 - Panasonic today announced the newest version of its fully rugged detachable notebook which brings to mobile business computing unrivalled performance, enhanced security and superior usability. The Toughbook CF-20, originally launched in 2015, is still the first and only 10.1" fully rugged notebook with detachable tablet, further demonstrating Panasonic’s leadership in the rugged mobile computing market as it continues to deliver innovative fully rugged and semi-rugged 2-in-1 detachable devices.