Tag Archives: research

Gone or just forgotten? Leftover data on second-hand devices puts businesses at risk 

One fifth of the UK public doesn’t know how to permanently erase data from a device, Kaspersky research has found. The cybersecurity expert also undertook a data retrieval experiment on second-hand devices and discovered that 90% contained traces of private and business data, including company emails and much more – demonstrating a risk to businesses when employees fail to wipe their devices before sale. Kaspersky set …

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Avoiding business blind spots’ key to success for companies launching digital projects

Research from digital transformation firm boxxe shows the pandemic has created a new era of technological advancement for UK businesses, with 61% introducing new digital solutions or fast-tracking plans in reaction to the changing landscape. When questioned as part of the survey, 82% of respondents said they had undertaken significant …

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Agilitas how-to-report final instalment: COVID-19 and customer-centricity 

‘CONNECT to Transform’ is a newly launched guide from Agilitas, the third and final entry in the company’s latest series of ‘How-to’ reports. The guide is based on the results of research commissioned by Agilitas and carried out in partnership with leading research firm Opinion Matters. The survey asked 250 …

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Black Friday shoppers need to be careful of ‘too good to be true’ online deals, experts advise

With research conducted by Pink Casino, for The Bargain Hunters Study, revealing that searches for online sales have risen substantially over lockdown in the UK, experts are urging shoppers to look out for ‘too good to be true’ sales in the run up to Black Friday.  The study found that …

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Transform IT operations with real AI

The surge of mobile and IoT devices has driven enterprises to expand their networks with additional elements to increase AP density and deploy new cloud services. The upgraded network, whether on-premises or in the cloud, is often able to deliver high-performance networking and improved services to users. But this also …

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Pandemic-sparked IT purchases force 47 percent of global enterprises to focus on E-Waste

New research by Blancco Technology Group explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Blancco’s study, The Rising Tide of E-waste, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of large global enterprises created …

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Global Index highlights disparity between immediate technology investments and future plans

Autonomous Digital Enterprise solution provider, BMC has shared the initial results and insights of a global study that indexes competitiveness of organisations on their journey to becoming an Autonomous Digital Enterprise (ADE). BMC commissioned 451 Research, a part of S&P Global, to perform market research to assess the perception and state of …

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New study reveals the top 10 technology investments online companies are planning for 2021

In-depth research conducted with the leaders of 500 of the UK’s most influential retailers has revealed what technologies will be at the forefront of retail strategies for the year ahead. The new study by Brightpearl set out to reveal what types of software retailers are set to invest in next year …

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Research: online retailers unprepared for Christmas surge?

Many UK online retailers have just completed their most successful quarter due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Econsultancy reported that 77% of British consumers now do at least part of their online shopping online. This figure is up from 61% in 2019. Against this backdrop and in the run up to …

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Remote work entices cybercriminals to resume the brute-forcing game

In 2017, both the UK and Scottish Parliaments fell victim to brute-force attacks. One year later, a similar but unsuccessful attack occurred in the Northern Irish Assembly. And this year, Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific suffered a brute-force attack and was fined £500,000 [~$630,000] by the UK’s data regulator for lacking sufficient preventative measures. The ad-blocking service AdGuard …

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