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Kaspersky opens Transparency Center in Asia Pacific

Kaspersky has announced the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, to be hosted by CyberSecurity Malaysia – Malaysia’s national cybersecurity specialist agency. The company’s third code review facility will be located at Menara Cyber Axis, Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies in the country. Like its counterparts …

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Swivel Secure updates AuthControl Sentry

Multi-factor authentication provider Swivel Secure has launched of its new AuthControl Sentry Version 4.1. The update means all ten authentication factors are available through the platform and can now be configured by users. The update means organisations can now create a custom MFA chain for all or any of the …

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Snakebyte to unveil GAME:PAD 4S Wireless Rock at gamescom

Snakebyte has announced the shipping of the GAME:PAD 4S Wireless Rock, a new PlayStation 4 controller featuring a “substantially improved grip for optimal handling”. The gamepad is finished in stone grey, and features Bluetooth technology, giving PlayStation 4 players no latency or drop-out. The GAME:PAD 4S Wireless Rock is shipping …

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How consumer awareness is driving brand sustainability

James Murphy, Head of Marketing at Kondor, looks at how consumer demand for eliminating single-use plastic from their packaging has risen and why brands and retailers need to listen up. Plastic waste has become a hot topic for government, brands, retailers and consumers, fuelled by programmes like the BBC’s Blue …

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Acer unveils new Predator monitor for pro-gamers

Acer has unveiled the Predator XN253QX FHD (1920×1080) 240Hz G-Sync monitor with native 3 ms and up to 0.4 ms G2G response time. Designed with NVIDIA G-Sync and Fast Liquid Crystal technology, the Predator XN253QX improves the native response time from 5ms to 3ms. No matter how fast-moving the gaming …

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Arduino adds Chirp’s data-over-sound capabilities to its boards

Chirp and Arduino have announced the first official integration of data-over-sound on Arduino’s range of boards. The integration allows Arduino-powered projects to send and receive data wirelessly through soundwaves alone, using just microphones and loudspeakers. The partnership between Chirp and Arduino aims to fully support developers when building projects that …

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UK tech sector being held back by slow economy, says KPMG

The UK tech sector marked seven years of continuous business activity expansion in Q2 2019, but, according to KPMG’s latest UK Tech Monitor Index, there are now signs that “subdued domestic economic conditions” have started to hold back growth. The Index, which measures the strength of business activity across the …

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McAfee acquires security platform NanoSec

McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will enable organisations to “improve governance and compliance” and to “reduce risk of their cloud and container deployments”. The acquisition of NanoSec will strengthen the container security capabilities of McAfee MVISION Cloud and MVISION …

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Tackling violence on the high street

Every day, 115 employees within the UK retail sector are attacked in their place of work. I personally found this statistic from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) to be shockingly high. As someone who has never got into a situation that has led me to harass or attack someone working …

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