Average cyber attack costs $1.7m

05 February 2019

The average cost of a cyber attack has climbed to $1.1m (around £855,000), according to Radware. For those organisations that calculate rather than estimate the cost of an attack, that number increases to $1.7m (around £1.3m).

For its 2018-2019 Global Applicationand Network Security Report, the cyber security and application delivery solutions specialist leveraged vendor-neutral survey data from 790 IT executives spanning several industries around the globe. It also utilised its own hands-on experience of handling today’s leading threats as well as third-party service provider commentary.

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Ordnance Survey and Mobileye to deliver roadside infrastructure data

05 February 2019

By enabling a stronger view into overground and underground assets, the partners say companies can more efficiently plan and manage maintenance needs, service upgrades or other necessary work.

By enabling a stronger view into overground and underground assets, the partners say companies can more efficiently plan and manage maintenance needs, service upgrades or other necessary work.

Ordnance Survey and Mobileye have teamed-up to deliver high precision road network location data to enable a fully connected digital Britain.

The mapping agency says its “world leading” geospatial and technology expertise will be paired with Mobileye’s automotive camera-based mapping capabilities to offer a new, accurate location information service to customers from many markets, including the energy and infrastructure sector.

 

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Gateshead NHS Trust streamlines patient care with Yellowfin BI

05 February 2019

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust has deployed Yellowfin’s business intelligence and analytics technology to help cut data processing delays and meet clinical targets.

As an NHS trust, Gateshead must work towards nationally mandated performance and KPI metrics. David Thompson, Information and Development Manager, says: “Our team would spend a significant amount of time preparing this information and supporting root-cause analysis when needed.

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TNP to advise public sector in Scotland

05 February 2019

Commercial director Chris Wade says TNP’s public sector experience shows that better network performance is often achieved by using the client’s existing infrastructure.

Commercial director Chris Wade says TNP’s public sector experience shows that better network performance is often achieved by using the client’s existing infrastructure.

Public sector network specialist TNP (The Networking People) has been awarded a place on a new network advice Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) established by the Scottish government. The system aims to give organisations, including local authorities, health trusts, universities and colleges, and easier access to a full range of technical network advice.

The DPS is said to build on the success of the Network Enablement Services Framework originally created by the Scottish government in 2014 to maximise efficiency and collaboration by embedding sustainable procurement for public sector network services.

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