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EU pioneers global regulation of artificial intelligence sector
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The EU inaugurates the global first AI Act aiming to mitigate potential risks of AI technologies and establish a human-centric regulatory framework, prompting other regions to catch up.
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IoT Analytics predicts significant growth in global smart meter adoption
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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Global smart meter adoption reveals uneven progress, with 1.06 billion units installed worldwide by 2023, led by North America's 77% market penetration, says IoT Analytics.
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China's hacking accusations against West lack substantial proof, says SentinelOne
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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SentinelOne's investigation refutes China's allegations of Western hacking, highlighting a lack of substantial proof and noting China's use of recycled details from leaked US documents.
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Channel partners perceive EU's NIS2 directive as revenue opportunity
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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93% of channel partners see upcoming EU cybersecurity directive NIS2 as a revenue-growing opportunity, according to a survey by global tech provider Westcon-Comstor.
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DORA regulations push IT businesses towards higher security standards
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Amid rising cybersecurity threats, EU's new Digital Operational Resilience Act is prompting IT businesses to enhance their security standards.
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Milestone Systems adopts G7 Code of Conduct for AI systems
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Milestone Systems, a leading video tech software firm, pioneers the adoption of the G7 Code of Conduct for Advanced AI systems, promising to build software with trust, transparency and accountability.
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Investment bank predicts 2024’s most influential climate tech trends
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Following a drop in funding, 2024 sees a predicted resurgence in climate tech trends, with clean energy, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and alternative proteins earmarked for significant investment growth.
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Diligent reports record sanctions in 2023, and evolving ESG risks
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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In 2023, GRC SaaS company Diligent observed a record high of 21,784 new sanctions and a decline in FCPA enforcement actions.
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Johnson Controls unveils next-gen industrial heat pumps YMAE & YCPB
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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Johnson Controls, a global expert in sustainable buildings, bolsters its heating industry stature with two next-gen industrial heat pumps, aligning with the EU's transition away from boilers and fossil energy.
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EU chief urges Europe to boost AI initiatives at Davos
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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EU Chief Ursula von der Leyen urges Europe to increase AI adoption for competitiveness at the World Economic Forum.
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EU's Cyber Resilience Act conflicts with open-source definitions, says OpenUK CEO
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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OpenUK CEO, Amanda Brock, comments that the EU's Cyber Resilience Act, with its controversial definitions, potentially disrupts compliance with established open-source software norms.
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BlueVoyant strengthens cloud security in finance sector
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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Cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant partners with Beeks Group to boost security in anticipation of the EU's Digital Operational Resilience Act in 2025.
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DataStax's 2024 predictions forecast AI dominance in organisations
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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DataStax unveils 2024 AI predictions highlighting an imminent dominance of generative AI, increased regulation, risks of dark AI, resilience of AI companies proficient in governance, and transformative impacts on the SMB sector.
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Australia aims to become global cybersecurity leader by 2030
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Australia intensifies its cybersecurity measures with ambitions of becoming a global frontrunner in digital protection initiatives by 2030.
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Telecoms industry faces emerging GenAI-related cyber risks, EY report warns
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Rising GenAI use in telecoms sector prompts cyber resilience concerns, necessitating revised data strategies, warns EY report.
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Surge in e-commerce platforms sees rise of counterfeit goods
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) offers a solution to the growing problem of counterfeit goods on ecommerce platforms.
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E-CTC calls for better online trade support for small businesses
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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E-Commerce Trade Commission (E-CTC) campaigners for enhanced online trade support to boost UK small business growth.
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E-CTC urges better online trade support for UK small businesses
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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The eCommerce Trade Commission pushes for enhanced online export support for UK SMEs to boost annual revenue.
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Venafi forecasts rise of '1000x developer' & hacker threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Venafi warns of the rise of '1000x developer' and '1000x hacker' threats in 2024, fuelled by burgeoning AI innovations and cloud native vulnerabilities.
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EU aims to standardise digital IDs with personal data control by 2026
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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EU aims to standardise digital IDs with personal data control by 2026, moving away from cloud-based providers.
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Smartsheet announces new Australian region to meet APJ data regulations
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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Smartsheet is set to establish a new regional instance in Australia in 2024 to comply with APJ data regulations.
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The SaaS start-up behind Love Island wins innovation award
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Australian start-up, Lumi.Media, earns prestigious Cannes sustainability and innovation award for TV production tech.
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Monavate unveils Supply Chain Payments division boosting fintech growth
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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Cambridge fintech Monavate boosts growth with the launch of a Supply Chain Payments division, helmed by Anant Patel.
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Pentera appoints Sivan Harel as Vice President of Sales EU North, South & MEA
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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Sivan Harel promoted to VP of Sales at Pentera for EU North, South and MEA regions after driving growth in customer base and sales team.