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Game of Thrones final season triggers spike in cybercrime

Our watch has ended. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones finished this week, and while many have spent this season shouting at the TV, cheering on their favourite characters and getting into heavy debates with fellow fans over who deserves to sit on the throne, Kaspersky has …

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UK companies best at adapting to the ‘Future of Work’

Dell Technologies and VMware have unveil the findings from a survey into how European organisations are approaching the ‘Future of Work’ and the role of technology in aiding transformation in the workplace. The results reveal that only 29% of European organisations have successfully established a Future of Work strategy – …

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Printer hardware sales down in Western Europe

Despite printer markets becoming “increasingly healthy over the recent years”, sales of printer hardware through distributors in West Europe were down by 4.2% year-on-year in Q1 2019, according to the latest distribution data from Context. “This is not a surprise: the first quarter is, historically, the weakest of the year …

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The growing bond between print and retail

Today, it is vital for the retail industry to adapt according to changes in shopping habits, and key trends of consumers. To meet these consumer demands, businesses are dependent on developments in technology and print to maintain high levels of operational efficiency. Upon speaking with industry leaders and partners at …

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Crossing the omni-channel: Why retailers need to think outside the box to ensure their survival

Throughout March, UK retail sales decreased by 1.1% compared to the same period in 2018. That’s according to the BRC – KPMG Retail Sales Monitor for the month, which also showed that over the three months to March, in-store sales of non-food items declined 1.5% on a total basis and …

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Amazon Go troubles highlight how much work still needs to be done to create a cashless future

Amazon opened up its new Go store in New York last week. And despite it being the 12th ‘cashless’ store opened by the tech giant, this particular physical shop has caused a stir amongst the locals. The cashless stores have come under criticism that they discriminate against “poorer customers and …

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55% of businesses still use unencrypted removable devices, reveals ESET and Kingston

Unencrypted USB devices are still widely used by businesses despite the fact that unsecured data could lead to GDPR fines. New research conducted by security company ESET and technology manufacturer Kingston shows that 55% of business don’t encrypt their removable devices, leaving themselves exposed to data leaks. The ESET and …

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World Password Day 2019: Advice and analysis from the experts

We’ve arrived at another World Password Day – a helpful prod for us all to make sure we’re keeping our personal and work accounts as secure as can be. But as more advanced technology comes into the security arena, the days of the humble password may be numbers, regardless of …

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61% of IT professionals have experienced a serious data breach, reveals McAfee

McAfee has released its Grand Theft Data II report, which revealed that despite improvements in combating cybercrime and threats, IT security professionals are still struggling to fully secure their organisation and protect against breaches. The report shows that 61% have experienced a data breach at their current employer. Adding to …

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