When the leader of digital customer experience software buys the most promising company in marketing automation, what does that mean? It means that IT services providers must become serious contenders in marketing expertise and in the market...
Cyber attacks have been on the rise in the past few decades. The reasons are numerous, but they all boil down to the increase in digitalization and the associated massive availability of data, rendering cyber security one of the major issues in today’s digitized world. The number of cyber attacks in the healthcare sector has exponentially ...
The aerospace & defense industry has a very specific business where security plays a key role. Cyber security issues are also very specific, and the level of expectation as regards cyber security is quite often very high.
Financial institutions across the world are in the midst of their digital transformation process, already being strongly IT-centric. However, a lot of them have come to find that one of their key business assets, i.e. security, may actually turn into a risk in the cyber space, with strong impacts on IT and business.
“Cloud Access Security Broker” (CASB) is among the most frequently used buzzwords in the field of security in 2018. Why is that? The answer is quite simple: cloud computing still presents a huge vulnerability for most enterprises, but it is also the foundation of any kind of digital transformation.
PAC was recently invited to New York City by SAP Hybris to attend a roundtable on the impact of GDPR, with the promise that the discussion would be a little bit different. It was.
Der als VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)-Spezialist bekannte Software-Anbieter Citrix stellte auf seiner diesjährigen Anwenderkonferenz eine neue Produktstrategie vor, die den Entwicklungen im Cloud- und Digital-Workplace-Segment Rechnung trägt. Citrix präsentierte eine Cloud-Plattform für ein „Unified-Workspace“-Management, ...
The security vulnerabilities in smart contracts that have been found in Ethereum environments do not mean that Blockchain per se is insecure, but they do show the importance of an early integration of security into the programming process.
German authorities this week revealed an unprecedented and still running computer attack against some ministries, whose authors are to be found in Russia, according to media reports. While we are all focused on the GDPR, are critical infrastructures in Europe well protected?
Last week, we explained the rationale behind Atos’ “friendly” offer to acquire Gemalto. Unfortunately for Atos, their proposal was rejected and less than a week later, Gemalto’s shareholders gave green light to the company’s acquisition by the Thales Group – a French defense and technology giant. The discussions have been ongoing at least ...
Le numérique reste un sujet prédominant dans le programme des DSI pour l'année à venir. Ce concept a déjà fait couler beaucoup d'encre et suscité de nombreuses discussions. Bon nombre d'entreprises ont déjà lancé des projets et augmenté leur budget numérisation de manière significative. Pourtant, il est clair qu'il reste encore beaucoup à ...
Google is expanding its presence in enterprises beyond the classic advertising business. Cloud offerings are being pushed and new partnerships (e.g. with Walmart) are moving into focus.
In March of this year, SAP and Google announced a business partnership. Initially, some observers thought that this partnership might mainly focus on SAP's usage of Google's artificial intelligence engine, Tensorflow. However, this was a misinterpretation.
GDPR is just around the corner. Depending on where they are with preparations CISOs and Privacy Officers will either be starting to relax, or starting to panic.
We recently spoke with Floris van den Dool, MD of Accenture Security for Europe, and with Marius von Spreti, who heads the practice in DACH and Eastern Europe.
Cyber security is a key component of Accenture’s overall positioning, which is to support its clients’ perilous journey towards digital transformation.
GDPR has been a big wake up call to many businesses. The non-negotiable and permanent nature of the EU regulation means that businesses have been compelled to put far better data management in place to avoid prosecution and fines of up to 4% of annual revenue.