March 2019

WatchGuard Finds Explosion of Attacks Targeting Leading Web Conference Solution

WatchGuard’s Internet Security Report also shows growing use of a new sextortion phishing malware customised to individual victims

21 March 2019 – Network attacks targeting a vulnerability in the Cisco Webex Chrome extension have increased dramatically according to WatchGuard® Technologies. In its latest Internet Security Report for the last quarter of 2018, they were the second-most common network attack. The vulnerability was first disclosed and patched in 2017 and attacks were almost non-existent in early 2018, but WatchGuard detections grew by over 7,000 percent from Q3 to Q4.

Industry 4.0 Shifts from Buzzword to Reality, Says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report

London, UK – 21 March 2019. The latest M&A market report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, sheds light on how technology giants in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) are transforming their businesses by buying, funding or partnering with connected and intelligent manufacturing technologies and data management companies to ensure they are well-positioned for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Industry 4.0.

First Panasonic TOUGHBOOK Rugged Handhelds Certified As Android Enterprise Recommended

The TOUGHBOOK T1 & N1 handhelds meets all requirements for Google’s rugged Android certification

BRACKNELL, UK. 19th March 2019 – Two of Panasonic’s leading rugged handheld devices have been certified by Google as Android Enterprise Recommended Rugged Devices– meeting all specification requirements. The TOUGHBOOK T1 and TOUGHBOOK N1, both with integrated barcode reader, voice and data functionality, are the first Panasonic Android devices to be certified under the new scheme for rugged devices.

Egress analysis shows that three-quarters of Government organisations are not fully secure

Fewer than 28% of gov.uk using DMARC effectively in line with Government guidelines ahead of GSI retirement in March 2019

London, UK – 18th March 2019 – People-centric data security company Egress has found that only 28% of gov.uk domains have been proactive in setting up DMARC appropriately, in line with UK Government Digital Service (GDS) advice in preparation for the retirement of the Government Secure Intranet (GSI) platform in March 2019. Since 1996, the GSI framework has enabled connected organisations to communicate electronically and securely at low protective marking levels.

BIXOLON Launches SPP-L310 Mobile Label Printer to the European Market

Adding the Compact 3-inch Label Printer to its Expanding Mobile Receipt and Label Printer Portfolio

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the SPP-L310 3-inch (80mm) mid-range mobile label printer to its comprehensive Auto-ID printing line-up. Ideal for use in inventory management, omni-channel fulfilment, logistics shipping and reverse logistics, food labelling, retail tagging and more due to its ergonomic design and intuitive features.

7 Sticky Navbars Your Site Is Begging For

One trend that's been gaining momentum in recent months is the sticky navigation bar. A sticky navbar follows the user as they scroll down your page, making it easy to move to any area of your site without the need to scroll back to the top.

You have just a few seconds to make a good first impression on site visitors. If your navigation bar is easy to find and intuitive, people are more likely to form a positive image of your brand. One user experience (UX) study showed fixed navbars reduce browsing by 22 percent.

2019 European IT & Software Excellence Awards winners are announced

[London – 15 March 2019] The winners in the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2019 (www.iteawards.com) - the leading pan-European awards for resellers, ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators and their vendor and distributor partners – have been revealed at a gala dinner in London on 14 March.

STORDIS Launches First Optimised Barefoot Tofino Switches with Time Synchronisation and 8-Core Processing Power

New Advanced Programmable Switches First to Unlock the Full Potential of P4

OCP Global Summit, San José, CA – March 14 2019 - Open Networking experts STORDIS today announced the launch of two bare-metal switches powered by the fully programmable Barefoot Tofino ASIC. An industry first, the STORDIS Advanced Programmable Switches (APS) offer comprehensive 1588v2 time synchronisation support, as well as providing more powerful processing, higher memory and greater in-built storage capacity.

OutSystems Named a Leader in Latest Low-Code Platforms Industry Report

LONDON – 14th March 2019 - OutSystems, the number one low-code platform for application development, was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Development Platforms For AD&D Pros, Q1 2019 and ranked highest in the current offering category. This marks the ninth recognition as a Leader for OutSystems from independent industry analyst firms and the fourth in less than a year.