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Open Stack Summit in Vancouver: maturity and diversity

Posted on May 23, 2018

Maturity and diversity are some of the key promises of the Open Stack Summit in Vancouver, where I arrived on Sunday.

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Cyber insurance is taking off

Posted on May 23, 2018

Increasing cyber risks lead companies to evaluate cyber insurance.

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GDPR really isn’t about cyber security, it’s an opportunity to create value from trust

Posted on May 18, 2018

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.

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Citrix auf der Synergy 2018: Vom VDI-Spezialisten zum Unified-Workspace-Provider

Posted on May 16, 2018

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, ...

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Your AI Friday - 10000

Posted on May 4, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Your AI Friday - 1111

Posted on April 30, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).

 

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Your AI Friday - 1110

Posted on April 20, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).

 

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EY strikes back

Posted on April 5, 2018

EY is back in managed services with a cyber crime-oriented solution that financial institutions may find hard to resist.

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Holes in smart contracts - Blockchain does not release anyone from the need to be accurate

Posted on March 13, 2018

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. 

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Cyber attacks in Germany: cyber warfare continues…

Posted on March 5, 2018

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?

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And the winner is… Thales Group (at least so far…)

Posted on December 19, 2017

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 ...

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Tendances 2018 : plus d'intelligence et d'automatisation

Posted on December 5, 2017

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 ...

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Google is using SAP as a tool to get GDPR trust

Posted on November 16, 2017

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.

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The Google/SAP partnership may be underestimated

Posted on September 13, 2017

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.

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The problem with anonymous data and GDPR

Posted on September 5, 2017

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.  

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Watch out for Accenture on cyber security

Posted on August 29, 2017

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.

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Moving the GDPR goal posts

Posted on July 13, 2017

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.

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EY sets out Technology strategy for continued advisory momentum

Posted on June 28, 2017

PAC recently attended the Tech Advisory Summit in New York where EY provided an update on its advisory business and showcased its digital capabilities.

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Kollaboration und Agilität in der öffentlichen Verwaltung – erfolgversprechende Ansätze auf dem Weg zum digitalen Bürgerservice

Posted on June 26, 2017

Die Liste der Herausforderungen rund um die digitale Verwaltung in Deutschland ist lang und ein Vorankommen dringend erforderlich. Um entsprechende Lösungsansätze zu diskutieren, fand am 20. und 21. Juni 2017 in Berlin der "5. Zukunftskongress Staat und Verwaltung“ statt. Welche Erkenntnisse habe ich mitgenommen?

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Cloud Security

Posted on March 30, 2017

Cloud security is mandatory in our digital world, the foundation of which is in fact the cloud. Security for the cloud is therefore critical, and security from the cloud could be the solution.

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Digitale Verwaltung 2025 - Fujitsu wagt einen Ausblick

Posted on February 17, 2017

Mit spannenden Vorträgen und Podiumsdiskussionen lud Fujitsu am 14. und 15. Februar 2017 zum „Jahreskongress Digitale Verwaltung“ nach Berlin. Dabei standen nicht nur IT-Themen im Zentrum, sondern vor allem auch der Kulturwandel im Zuge der Digitalisierung.

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