Information Technology

In the Fight Against COVID-19, Veea Stands Ready

VeeaHub offers Rapidly Deployable Self-Healing Wi-Fi Mesh Networking, 4G/LTE Internet Access, IoT and Edge Server Capabilities in a Single Device.

New York, USA– 27 March 2020. Veea, an innovator in network edge compute and connectivity platform solutions for “smart” applications, today announced that its VeeaHub-based solutions are designed and ready to meet the needs of COVID-19 healthcare providers and responders across the globe. With the rapid deployment of “pop-up” testing, temporary surge sites and treatment centers, the need for high-performance, resilient and scalable network access and local application processing at the edge of the network has never been more crucial than it is right now.

Working from Home Guidance to Stay IT Secure

26 March 2020London, UK – Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, the technology commercialization company focused on cyber security and risk, has today issued guidance for businesses on how to address some of the most common security concerns for employees when working from home. The advice is being made widely available as many of Crossword’s clients mobilize to keep their businesses running as normally as possible whilst adhering to UK Government and Public Health advice designed to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

New Security Report from WatchGuard Shows Explosion in Evasive Malware

24 March 2020 – WatchGuard® Technologies’ latest Internet Security Report shows that evasive malware has grown to record high levels, with over two-thirds of malware detected by its Firebox security appliances in Q4 2019 evading signature-based antivirus solutions. This is a dramatic increase from the year-long average of 35% for 2019 and points to the fact that obfuscated or evasive malware is becoming the rule, not the exception. Companies of all sizes need to deploy advanced anti-malware solutions that can detect and block these attacks.

Upstream unveils the “supervillain” league behind malware-infected phones

Clickbot, Click Jacker, IP Spoofer, Phone Jacker and Emulator – the five new supervillains out to get your mobile and money

London, March 11th, 2020 – International mobile technology firm Upstream has unveiled a new team of supervillains in a bid to explain the complex workings of malware and mobile ad fraud. Each of the supervillains represents one of the five typical rogue behaviours of malicious apps currently in operation. The team of supervillains has been named "The Villain League of Mobile Ad Fraud" with each ad fraud archetype brought to life in classic comic book style with an accurate explanation of how they operate backed up by a fantasy story for their origin.

Boldon James Retains Gold Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner Program

Boldon James Continues to Demonstrate Capability by Earning Microsoft Competency in Application Development

London11th March 2020 – Boldon James Ltd, a leading UK based technology company that provides integration with powerful data security and governance ecosystems to enable customers to effectively classify data, enforce controls and manage data distribution, today announced it has retained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program for the fifteenth consecutive year.

Closing the gender gap in cybersecurity could boost US and UK economies by billions

If the number of women working in cybersecurity rose to equal that of men, there would be a $30.4 billion boost to the industry’s economic contribution in the US and a £12.6 billion boost in the UK. This is according to a new report from Tessian, the human layer security company. The report also reveals that closing the gender pay gap, and equalizing women’s salaries to men’s, could add a further $12.7bn and £4.4bn to the US and UK economies respectively.

StarLeaf Springs Into Action With New Innovative Products And Features

StarLeaf bolsters offering with improved flexibility and control for customers, making it even easier to get simple and reliable video collaboration that fits with the way people work

StarLeaf, the global provider of meeting room solutions and video conferencing services for enterprises, has launched its StarLeaf Spring 2020 release, which includes a variety of new products, features and upgrades. Key updates include a brand new Microsoft Teams integration, new StarLeaf MultiJoin, Guest Join and Meet Now functionality, and the launch of StarLeaf Huddle.

BitSight Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020

LONDON10th March 2020 — BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020.

The World’s Most Innovative Companies list honors the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world. This year’s list features 434 businesses from 39 countries.

Cygnus measures success with improved cashflow and growth with same Ops staff with 123insight MRP software

Cygnus Instruments, based in Dorchester, Dorset, manufactures ultrasonic thickness gauges. The company had implemented an MRP system in 2011, however through a process mapping exercise they realised that it was hampering business growth. Lulu Crosthwaite-Eyre, Managing Director said; "You needed so many different windows open to get through a process. It was very unintuitive. We realised that it was that inefficiency that was holding us back from being able to process and despatch more orders in any one given month. This was the main breaking point in the end - it was limiting our growth."