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Half of online traffic in 2024 generated by bots, report finds
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application security
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cybersecurity
Bad bots accounted for nearly half of all global internet traffic in 2024, hitting their highest ever level since monitoring began in 2013, warns cybersecurity leader Imperva.
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How AI is pushing the financing sector forward
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fintech
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finance, leasing & rental
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AI revolutionizes finance, shifting from personal trading to automated systems and transforming traditional lending practices.
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Axis unveils hybrid cloud platform for adaptable security solutions
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managed services
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cybersecurity
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axis communications
Axis Communications unveils Axis Cloud Connect, an innovative open hybrid cloud platform set to revolutionise security solutions as demand for cloud-based video surveillance surges.
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Spirent partners with online payments platform to boost cyber defenses
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Spirent Communications joins forces with an online payments platform to enhance cyber defenses using its advanced CyberFlood software, aimed at improving the scalability and efficacy of network defenses.
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ExpressVPN reveals 41% of Brits fear holiday cybercrime
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vpn
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
ExpressVPN study reveals that 41% of British tourists fear falling victim to cybercrime on holiday, with concerns especially heightened when using public Wi-Fi networks.
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Trustifi launches innovative phishing detection training for MSPs
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microsoft
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AI and cloud-based cybersecurity company Trustifi has launched a Email Security Awareness training module, enhancing network user protection.
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UK IT leaders skeptical of government's ability to thwart cyberwarfare
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ai
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cybersecurity
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cyberwar
Over half of UK IT leaders lack faith in the government's ability to shield businesses and citizens from cyberwarfare threats, according to a study by cybersecurity firm Armis.
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Keeper Security launches user-friendly passphrase generator
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endpoint protection
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data protection
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cybersecurity
Keeper Security boosts cybersecurity measures by integrating a user-friendly passphrase generator into their Web Vault system, increasing the level of protection against cyber threats.
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Neo4j 'instrumental' in creation of new ISO graph query standard
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digital transformation
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open source
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ai
Neo4j celebrates the publication of the first new database query language by ISO in over 35 years - the Graph Query Language (GQL), a notable milestone in database innovation.
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Denodo partners with Google Cloud to advance data management with AI
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digital transformation
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virtualisation
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ai
Denodo, a leader in data management, reveals a groundbreaking partnership with Google Cloud's Vertex AI, aiming to optimise data virtualisation and large language models to enable advanced AI solutions.
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Deltek introduces Dela, an AI-powered tool to transform project delivery
Yesterday
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bi
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digital transformation
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project management
Deltek unveils AI-powered assistant Dela, designed to enhance project delivery by automating processes and predicting needs using past behaviour.
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Bridgewise secures $21m Series A funding led by SIX Group
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AI-backed financial intelligence platform, Bridgewise, secures $21m from its series A funding round led by SIX Group to fuel its global reach in securities analytics.
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How attackers target security blind spots: Three real-life lessons from the SOC
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network infrastructure
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dark web
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soc
Cyberattack case studies from global XDR service provider Barracuda demonstrate the dangers of incomplete digital security.
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Calvary applies Irish MEG digital audit tool in healthcare innovation
Yesterday
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compliance
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it in healthcare
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transparency
Australian healthcare provider Calvary partners with Irish firm MEG to enhance regulatory compliance and quality care through a digital auditing tool, marking an innovative step towards standardisation.
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Deltek unveils AI tool Dela to boost project delivery efficiency
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big data
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bi
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digital transformation
Deltek unveils AI-powered tool, Deltek Dela, designed to revolutionise project delivery efficiency across its product suite, promising enhanced productivity, accuracy, and profitability.
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WalkMe's financial growth & AI advancements spotlighted at Realize 2024
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ai
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digitisation
WalkMe's financial resurgence and innovative AI advancements are set to take centre stage at their upcoming Realize 2024 event.
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Bugcrowd launches AI bias assessment for secure LLM application use
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bi
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big data
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San Francisco tech firm Bugcrowd rolls out an AI Bias Assessment to help organisations and governments implement Large Language Model (LLM) applications securely and without data bias.
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Kaspersky illuminates LockBit ransomware group's advanced tactics
Yesterday
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ransomware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky uncovers advanced methods used by ransomware group LockBit, highlighting the use of custom, easy-to-use tools for frequent, damaging cyber attacks.
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First-party data collection prioritised due to privacy laws
Yesterday
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cloud services
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ai
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privacy
Data privacy laws drive firms to favour first-party data collection via email and websites, according to State of Marketing Automation report, with generative AI use also rising.
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Nasuni's new guides assist users with Microsoft Copilot AI integration
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voip
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microsoft
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microsoft teams
Nasuni, a hybrid cloud storage firm, has launched guides to help customers use Microsoft Copilot AI with their data sets managed on Nasuni, unlocking increased business insights and revenues.
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Confluent reveals Accelerate, its new data streaming partner programme
Yesterday
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productivity
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accelerate
Data streaming company, Confluent introduces Accelerate, a revamped partner programme aims at fostering cloud-native experience and empowering partners to deliver efficient data streaming solutions.
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AI translation services save global businesses millions, study shows
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outsourcing
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An independent Forrester Consulting study reveals AI translation service, DeepL, can boost efficiency and save millions for global organisations, highlighting the strategic importance of translation in business growth.
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Pattern launches revolutionary supply chain tech 'Shelf' in Australia
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commerce systems
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ebay
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amazon
Pattern's 'Shelf' tech, a game-changing inventory and supply chain solution, offers Australian brands unprecedented control and visibility over products across eCommerce platforms.
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Cisco boosts Secure Application with added data, cloud security features
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cloud security
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application security
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gdpr
Cisco has unveiled new updates to its Secure Application, now offering data and cloud security capabilities, in a move to aid businesses in securing their cloud-native applications and protecting sensitive data amid rising data breaches.