Information Technology

Half of Retailers Say Out-of-Stock Items Will be Biggest Challenge in 2023

DALLAS, TEXAS, 16th January 2023: SML RFID, an end-to-end RFID solution provider for global retailers, has today announced the launch of part one of its State of Retail 2022/2023 report, finding that 48% of retailers believe frequently out-of-stock items cause the biggest challenge to them serving customers in today’s retail environment. With an additional half (48%) of retailers reportedly seeing improving the in-store customer experience as a top priority throughout 2022, the report casts light on industry focuses and trends going forward into 2023.

CREST Releases New Guide to Security Operations Centres

20 December 2022: CREST, the global not-for-profit community of cyber security businesses and professionals working to keep our information safe in a digital world, today launches a new report into Security Operations Centres (SOCs).

The CREST “What is a Security Operations Centre?” guide is a chance for everyone with an interest in cybersecurity to gain a better understanding of what a SOC is, what it does, and the different types of security operations centres.

The report is one of several produced by the organisation to help build capacity and consistency in the cyber security industry, aimed at companies and individuals who need to understand the growing importance of a SOC in an organisation.

Celebrating success in the cybersecurity industry with the 2022 TCG Awards

Beaverton, OR, USA, November 18, 2022 – Cybersecurity experts from across the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) have been recognized for their achievements and contributions to the industry at the TCG Annual Members Meeting Awards Ceremony in New Orleans.

Paul England of Microsoft and Invited Expert Jim Hatfield were the confirmed winners of the Frank Molsberry Distinguished Service Award, the highest honors presented by TCG. The award recognizes individuals who have provided a substantial body of work over an extended period of time and have shown an ongoing commitment to the mission and goals of TCG.

New survey: Embracing the hybrid cloud tops the list of IBM mainframe customers’ modernization strategies

Crawley, UK, November 16, 2022 – New research suggests the majority (83%) of IBM mainframe customers are planning to modernize their mainframe systems. The most popular modernization strategy (mentioned by 46%) is embracing hybrid cloud – keeping zSystems applications where they are while integrating with cloud applications to add new functionality. Enhancing the user experience for end users (44%) and for developers (40%) also features highly on the list of mainframe modernization plans.

ASUS Launches AMD EPYC 9004-Powered Rack Servers and Liquid-Cooling Solutions

Taipei, Taiwan, 11, November, 2022 ASUS, a leading provider of server systems, server motherboards and workstations, today announced new best-in-class server solutions powered by the latest AMD EPYC™ 9004 Series processors. ASUS also launched superior liquid-cooling solutions that dramatically improve the data-center power-usage effectiveness (PUE).

Report: Property Technology On The Rise As Real Estate Investors Look To Battle Inflationary Pressures And Rising Interest Rates

London, UK – 9 November 2022. The Proptech M&A Market Report from Hampleton Partners, the international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, reveals that the first half of 2022 saw 55 property technology (Proptech) deals, 57 per cent up on 1H2020 and 12 per cent up on 1H2021 numbers.

The previous half-year deal count high was 2H 2019, pre-Covid pandemic, when 63 Proptech deals were completed.

ThreatQuotient Publishes 2022 State of Cybersecurity Automation Adoption Research Report

Survey results highlight which automation use cases are working, which need more focus, and how senior cybersecurity professionals are approaching the challenge of securing the extended enterprise

London, UK – November 3rd, 2022 – ThreatQuotient™, a leading security operations platform innovator, today released the State of Cybersecurity Automation Adoption in 2022. Based on survey results from 750 senior cybersecurity professionals at companies in the UK, US, and Australia from a range of industries, this global research report examines the drivers and challenges for implementing cybersecurity automation in today’s distributed enterprises.

New Report Reveals U.S. Federal Government Exposed to Significant Cybersecurity Risks

WORCESTER, UK and ARLINGTON, VA, November 1 2022 – Titania, specialists in accurate network security and compliance assessments and risk remediation software, launched a new independent research report that uncovers the impact of exploitable misconfigurations on the security of networks in the U.S. federal government.

8 in 10 banking customers want to know the carbon impact of their spending

New research has found that nearly 8 in 10 (75%) UK mobile banking users want to know more about the carbon impact of their spending. The findings indicate that there is an unfulfilled appetite in the UK retail banking market for green banking features and products.

The research, run by carbon footprint management experts Cogo and the Behavioural Insights Team, surveyed 2,007 UK mobile banking users to investigate customer attitudes towards banks encouraging them to reduce their environmental impact.

Emma Kisby, EMEA CEO for Cogo, says: