February 2019

Legacy applications pose serious cybersecurity risks to hospitals warns BridgeHead

HIMSS19, Orlando – 12 February 2019: Today sees the launch of a new white paper entitled, “Legacy Applications: A Healthcare Cybersecurity Nightmare” co-authored by clinical and cybersecurity consultancy, AbedGraham, and healthcare data management specialists, BridgeHead Software.

Report: 88% of UK Businesses Surveyed Have Been Breached During the Last 12 Months

Reading, UK, 11th February 2019: Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in next-generation endpoint security delivered via the cloud, today released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The research indicates that the UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying. According to the report, attacks are growing in volume, and the average number of breaches has increased. The report analyses survey results from different vertical sectors, organisation sizes and IT team sizes to build a picture of the modern attack and cyber defence landscape in the UK.

Key survey research findings:

Bryan Ruby's Last Google Post

Last weekend, I submitted my last Google+ post. From here on out, I won't be actively monitoring the platform given the expected demise of Google+. This is what I posted:

This is likely my last Google+ post but I don't plan to delete my Google+ account until February 28, 2019

Unless something significant happens, I don't plan to post again on Google+. It doesn't seem logical to invest my time and effort to post something we all know will be deleted in a couple months. I may leave a comment here or there on G+ but that's about it.

iland named ‘Best Cloud Hosting Provider’ by the Cloud Awards Program 2019

London – 7th February, 2019 - iland, an award-winning global cloud service provider, today announced that it has won the ‘Best Cloud Hosting Provider’ category of the Cloud Awards Program 2019.

The Cloud Awards Program celebrates the brightest and the best in Cloud Computing. Open to organisations across the globe, the Cloud Awards is the first and largest recognition platform of its kind. The awards recognise the best in the industry as chosen by a panel of expert judges. The winners were revealed on 5th February 2019.

The Best Cloud Hosting category recognises Cloud providers able to demonstrate the best strategic approach to scalability and security.

Study: Social media has the least influence on retail technology purchases

London, 6th February 2019 – Insight driven Tech PR Agency, CCgroup, today released the findings of its primary research study “How to influence retail technology buyers”. The results, collected from over 30 tier one (turnover above £500m) and tier two (turnover between £30-£500m) UK retailers, identified the information most important to decisionmakers when longlisting, shortlisting and purchasing from a potential technology vendor. port found that 42% of respondents would use industry analyst reports during shortlisting phase, making it the most influential content type.

5 Simple yet Effective Practices for Maximizing Your Ecommerce Customer Service

The Ecommerce industry is, for all its lucrative potential, a highly competitive field. Thousands upon thousands of online stores are battling it out for the love and affection of the ever-growing consumer market every single day – so how do you plan to stand out? The truth is that there are several key ways your Ecommerce store can separate itself from the herd, of which smart branding and stellar customer service present the winning combination for long-term success.

ThreatQuotient Featured in Ovum Market Radar Report

ThreatQuotient continues to be ranked as a key player within the Threat Intelligence Platform market

London – 5th February 2019 - ThreatQuotient™, a trusted threat intelligence platform innovator, today announced that industry analyst firm Ovum has included ThreatQuotient as one of the threat intelligence platform (TIP) vendors as part of their latest Market Radar reports.

Digital workspace growth is being hampered by a lack of clear strategy, says new research from SoftwareONE

A new research report produced by SoftwareONE, a global leader in software and cloud portfolio management, has revealed that the majority of organizations (58%) do not have a clearly defined strategy in place when it comes to adopting and integrating digital workspace technology. This indicates how, in many organizations, implementing and making use of such technology is still being carried out in something of a haphazard manner, meaning that they will struggle to truly maximize its potential unless they take steps to overhaul their strategic approach.

Cornerstone Maintains Strategic Leadership Position in the 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems for Fifth Consecutive Year

LONDON - 4 February 2019 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, today announced it is once more recognised as Strategic Leader in the 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems. 

The Fosway 9-Grid™ is a five-dimensional market analysis model used to demonstrate and understand the relative position of solutions and providers in a particular learning and talent systems market. Fosway is Europe’s number one HR industry analyst and provides a unique assessment of the principal learning and talent supply options available to organisations in EMEA.