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Report finds cybersecurity solution offering at the top of 91% of SMBs service provider wants

Cybersecurity remains a top priority for SMBs worldwide, as revealed in a survey conducted by Vanson Bourne and commissioned by ConnectWise. The second annual ConnectWise SMB State of Cybersecurity report found that more than three-quarters of the respondents worried they will be the target of an attack in the next six …

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Brands need to work harder to attract sales this Christmas, as majority of UK shoppers will spend less on gifts

Brands that rely on Christmas gifting sales will need to work harder than ever before to engage with shoppers this festive season, as new consumer research reveals that 86% of UK shoppers plan to be more cautious with their spending this year – and 70% will spend less on gifts …

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Technology partner relationships becoming more equal, New CompTIA research brief finds

Relationships between technology companies and the partners they rely on to sell, refer and consult on their products and services are evolving from alliances dominated by vendors to true partnerships, according to a new research brief published by CompTIA. The widespread adoption of cloud computing and the emergence of an …

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Study reveals UK Facebook hackers on the rise

Lockdown has inspired people to try new hobbies. For example, in spring, the infamous TikTok social media platform was oozing with dog training, cinnamon rolls, and dance challenges. But some internet users opted for more peculiar hobbies. The researchers analysed the monthly search terms and found an average of 171,490 …

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New research reveals IT concerns over data breaches

 Research published by Exonar has revealed that 94 per cent of IT professionals have experienced a data breach, and an overwhelming majority (79 per cent) are worried that their current organisation could be next.  The survey of 500 IT professionals found that when it comes to cybersecurity, employee data breaches …

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ESET Endpoint protection and detection, response solutions commended in KuppingerCole Market Compass

ESET has been recognised in the KuppingerCole Market Compass 2020 report for its Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response solutions, including its Endpoint Security and ESET Enterprise Inspector, giving particular merit for its universal coverage. ESET achieved high scores across all categories, achieving the third highest number of strong positives out …

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Small business confidence bounces back as lockdown eases

The proportion of UK small businesses predicting growth has almost doubled in just three months – from 14% to 27% – giving one of the first tangible indications that the Government’s easing of lockdown is having a positive impact on a key area of the UK economy. The quarterly tracking …

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25% of UK workers foot the bill for WFH tech upgrades

A new global research report by Lenovo has revealed the triumphs, challenges and the consequences of the sudden shift to working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study looked at how employees worldwide are responding to the “new normal” after a majority of those surveyed (72 percent) confirmed a …

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Retail’s post-COVID-19 silver lining

While retailers start developing their reopening plans, Gekko’s Managing Director Daniel Todaro looks at the opportunities for the next generation of our high streets… The story has been consistently bleak across the board since we locked down back in March and for non-essential retail, the doors were firmly shut with …

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Securing future tech

As the number of connected devices continues to rapidly grow, we are looking at billions of tech products entering the market in the next few years. But what does this mean for user security, and how can retailers be confident in the security aspects of new tech they sell? Laura …

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