September 2019

Unisys: More than Three-Quarters of U.S. Citizens Accept State and Local Governments Sharing Their Personal Information across Agencies

BLUE BELL, Pa., September 12, 2019 – Most U.S. citizens acknowledge and accept that state and local government agencies share their personal data, even when it comes to personal information such as criminal records and income data, according to a new survey conducted by YouGov and sponsored by Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS). However, the survey found they remain concerned about the security of the data.

Heading towards the perfect storm: More than half of UK businesses are still not fully GDPR compliant according to Egress survey

Findings reveal that 37% of respondents have reported an incident to the ICO in the past 12 months, with double the amount being reported from mid-sized organisations versus larger enterprises.

London, UK, 11th September 2019: A survey of UK GDPR decision-makers conducted on behalf of Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, has revealed that 52% of businesses are not fully compliant with the regulation, more than a year after its implementation.

oneM2M to highlight importance of standards in enabling India’s digital future at upcoming Industry Day

IoT standards body’s sixth industry day will feature talks and panel discussions from top minds and key players in the IoT sphere

Hyderabad, India, 10 September, 2019: As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues its ascent as a multi-billion-dollar market in India, oneM2M, the global IoT standards initiative, will host its sixth Industry Day in one of the country’s foremost centres for technical innovation and output.

Government representatives, industry leaders and IoT innovators will gather at oneM2M’s Industry Day, taking place in Hyderabad, India, on September 25, to highlight the critical role standards will play in enabling mass adoption of the IoT across Asia.

Confirmit Announces 2019 AIR Award Winners

Market Research businesses recognised as leaders for innovation and excellence

London, UK, Oslo, Norway, and New York, NY – 10 September 2019: Confirmit today announced the winners of the 2019 AIR (Achievement in Insight and Research) Awards. The AIR Awards were created to recognise Confirmit customers who are driving the Market Research industry forward by demonstrating innovation and excellence to enhance business performance.

How to Create a Style Guide for Your Industrial Business Lexie Lu Mon, 09/09/2019 - 14:44

No matter what type of business you run, a style guide helps solidify your brand and present a consistent image across multiple media. The style for an industrial business may vary slightly from other types of businesses. People want to know they can trust you, so consistency and reliability become even more of a factor than, say, for an e-commerce store that sells kitchen gadgets. However, some of the rules are similar.

Healthtech Sees Highest Valuations in Over Five Years, Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Report

·         Sector sees highest median multiples on record and $8.3 billion in disclosed transaction value

·         M&A and PE investment focusing on disease prevention, patient experience and precision healthcare management software

·         Healthtech fundraising space maturing, with 38 VC-backed digital health unicorns worldwide

London, UK – 4 September 2019 - The first half of 2019 recorded an increase in healthtech M&A activity, with a healthy 100 deals inked (11 per cent more than in 2H 2018) and around $8.3 billion in disclosed transaction value throughout the period, reveals Hampleton Partners in its latest global Healthtech M&A Market Report.

oneM2M recognises contributions to IoT standards with Technical Excellence Awards

Sophia Antipolis, France, 3rd September, 2019: Recognising individuals who have significantly contributed to the development and standardisation of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, oneM2M has today announced that it has awarded three of its members with Technical Excellence Awards.

Held at oneM2M's recent Technical Plenary meeting in Shanghai, China, the Technical Excellence Awards acknowledge the outstanding contributions of individuals to oneM2M’s global IoT specifications, including its upcoming Release 4. The specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health.

Nearly 2 in 5 Enterprises Have Lost Business Due to Cybersecurity Performance, New Independent Study Finds

LONDON, UK - 3rd September, 2019 - BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, today announced the availability of a new study that evaluates how executives understand and effectively measure their cybersecurity performance and adequately communicate it to the board, senior executives, customers, and critical stakeholders. The September 2019 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of BitSight titled, “Better Security And Business Outcomes With Security Performance Management” indicates that cybersecurity performance is critical to achieving commercial success.