China is becoming one of the most important markets for luxury goods in the world. The rise of the Chinese luxury consumer is bringing a world of opportunities to luxury retail giants across the globe.
By 2025, it is expected that consumers in China will account for 44% of the $339 billion in luxury goods spending worldwide.
This infographic highlights these projected luxury sales increases and identifies the primary drivers and the preferred payment methods for Chinese consumers.
Enterprises, beware. Threat actors are continuing to eye businesses for high returns on investment in Q1 2019, breaching infrastructure, exfiltrating or holding data hostage, and abusing weak credentials for continued, targeted monitoring. From a steadfast increase of pervasive Trojans, such as Emotet, to a resurgence of ransomware lodged against corporate targets, cybercriminals are going after organizations with a vengeance.
Yet every cloud has a silver lining, and for all the additional effort thrown at businesses, consumer threats are now on the decline. Ransomware against consumers has slowed down to a trickle and cryptomining, at a fever pitch against consumers this time last year, has all but died. Interestingly, this has resulted in an overall decline in the volume of malware detections from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.
While threat actors made themselves busy with challenging new victims, they ensnared targets in the old ways, using tried-and-true malspam and social engineering tactic
The Cornerstone of Financial Control
Time equals money. Time plus data equals control.
All professionals, whether in management, consulting,
engineering, or accounting, must be confident that their
value is reflected in their bottom line. One of the primary
factors driving that compensation is the amount of time
spent on a particular subject or client. But too often front
line earners at those firms don’t provide the clean, data-rich
timesheets needed to accurately gauge the effort required
by each project.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: May 09, 2019
Closing the communication gap around security and digital transformation:
According to a recent report, 95% of CIOs expect cyber-threats to increase over the next three years. But, despite cybersecurity being front of mind for board members and IT decision-makers, many admit they do not have an appropriate security strategy in place.
In this eBook we will:
• Discuss why organisations do not have a strategy in place for cybersecurity, despite the board and ITDMs recognising it as a key priority
• Explore the challenges ITDMs face communicating with the board about organisational priorities and skills disconnect
• Reveal what ITDMs can do to help close the looming 'security strategy gap' that is widening day by day, and could be detrimental to the organisation's cloud security
Download our eBook now to learn how to close the security gap in your organisation.
Published By: CheckMarx
Published Date: Apr 03, 2019
In the early years of software development, you would often design it, build it, and
only then think about how to secure it.
This was arguably fine in the days of monolithic applications and closed networks,
when good perimeter-based protection and effective identity and access management
would get you a long way towards minimising the risk. In today’s highly connected,
API-driven application environments, however, any given software component or
service can be invoked and potentially abused in so many different ways. Add to this
the increasing pace of change through iterative ‘DevOps-style’ delivery and ever-faster
release cycles, and many understandably assert that security management and
assurance nowadays needs to be an ongoing and embedded part of the development
and delivery process.
The age of digital transformation is firmly here, and with it comes a seismic shift in how businesses must operate if they intend to stay relevant and profitable. Though the role of process in digital transformation is often over-hyped, in truth, it remains a critical element in the fight to win, serve, and retain customers. In this digital age, businesses must holistically reframe their investment in process automation. In short, a compelling vision for process excellence must underpin this digital transformation, thereby transforming customerfacing processes and digitizing operational processes.
The change is so profound that Forrester has renamed the category from business process management (BPM) to digital process automation (DPA). This shift, while continuing to drive down costs and drive up employee productivity, makes customer experience and digital transformation the primary success factors. This represents a powerful and necessary change of focus.
In July 2017, IBM commission
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: May 14, 2019
In Philip K. Dick's 1956 "The Minority Report," murder ceased to occur due to the work of the "Pre-Crime Division," that anticipated and prevented killings before they happened. Today, we are only beginning to see the impact of predictive analytics upon cybersecurity – especially for insider threat detection and prevention. Based on user interaction with data, CISOs and their teams emerge as the IT equivalent of a Pre-Crime Division, empowered to intervene before a violation is ever committed. Watch this webcast where we examine the technologies which make predictive analytics valuable, along with ethically minded guidance to strike the balance between vigilance and privacy.
Welcome to the future of 24/7, any-time, anywhere access to digital content - where dynamic publishing solutions are the mantra. Is your organization ready for this brave new world of digital content distribution? This whitepaper explores how to prime your organization to leverage rapid digital content consumption as a key to business intelligence.
Email is the primary communication system and file transport mechanism used in organizations of all sizes. Email systems generate enormous amounts of content that must be preserved for a variety of reasons, including:
-Compliance with local, state, federal and international statutory requirements
- Electronic discovery requirements and best practices
- Knowledge management applications
- Disaster recovery and business continuity
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 23, 2018
“Si les outils de conception 3D existent depuis quelque temps déjà, la consumérisation de la réalité virtuelle fait émerger des solutions de visualisation à un rythme sans précédent. La visualization a atteint un tel niveau que les concepteurs peuvent désormais créer des images photoréalistes de produits dans des environnements naturels avec plus de rapidité et de précision. Cela permet une commercialisation encore plus rapide et donne aux clients la possibilité d’expérimenter le produit par eux-mêmes, sans encourir les coûts réels de prototypage et de modélisation. Ce guide est conçu pour vous donner un aperçu des tout derniers développements en matière de visualisation et présente nos nouveaux centres d’excellence sur la réalité virtuelle, situés à Limerick, Cork, Paris, Francfort, Dubaï, Santa Clara et Austin, où vous pourrez découvrir les atouts de ces technologies.”
Directeur exécutif et directeur général
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 23, 2018
“Benché gli strumenti di progettazione 3D siano disponibili da tempo, la consumerizzazione della realtà virtuale offre nuove opzioni di visualizzazione a un ritmo senza precedenti. La visualizzazione ha raggiunto livelli tali da permettere ai progettisti di produrre immagini fotorealistiche dei prodotti in ambienti naturali in modo più rapido e accurato, velocizzando il time-to-market e consentendo ai client di sperimentare autonomamente il prodotto, il tutto senza i costi associati alla realizzazione di prototipi e modelli. Questa guida offre una panoramica degli sviluppi più recenti della visualizzazione e presenta i nostri nuovi centri di eccellenza per la realtà virtuale di Limerick, Cork, Parigi, Francoforte, Dubai, Santa Clara e Austin, dove si potranno constatare concretamente i vantaggi.”
Executive Director e General Manager
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Mar 08, 2019
Learn what the Small Business cyber-threat landscape looks like today so your business can survive; reduce operational costs and grow securely; make security a priority for everyone, and protect your business with Cisco.
As your business grows, it gets noticed and not all of the attention is welcome. More and more sophisticated criminal gangs are going after small businesses
Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Mar 11, 2019
La série Dell Precision, optimisée par les processeurs Intel®, dompte les applications les plus exigeantes avec des solutions puissantes, fiables et polyvalentes. Réalisateurs et animateurs primés, architectes et ingénieurs de talent : tous trouvent, dans notre large portefeuille, les options permettant de personnaliser une station de travail en fonction de leurs besoins de création.
Sicherheit und Performance wurden einst als separate Aspekte angesehen, für die ganz unterschiedliche Lösungen erforderlich sein sollten. Cyberkriminelle haben jedoch neue und überaus effektive Möglichkeiten gefunden, die Ihre Website in beiderlei Hinsicht gefährden. Erfolgreiche Lösungen müssen daher Sicherheitslöcher stopfen und parallel die Performance am Frontend optimieren. Wie ist das möglich? In diesem Bericht gehen wir auf browserbasierte Lösungen ein, welche gleichzeitig die Sicherheit optimieren und die Performance für den Endnutzer verbessern.
Wir untersuchen verschiedene Techniken für den Umgang mit inhaltsbezogenen Browserproblemen, wie z. B. HSTS, Inlineframe und Prefetching. Der Bericht behandelt zudem Service-Worker- und browserbasierte Skripts, die viele Sicherheits- und Performanceoptionen bieten.
Laden Sie den Bericht jetzt herunter und erfahren Sie, wie Sie Sicherheit und Performance gleichermaßen verbessern können.
Why your data catalog won’t deliver significant ROI
According to Gartner, organizations that provide access to a curated catalog of internal and external data assets will derive twice as much business value from their analytics investments by 2020 than those that do not.
That’s a ringing endorsement of data catalogs, and a growing number of enterprises seem to agree. In fact, the global data catalog market is expected to grow from US$210.0 million in 2017 to US$620.0 million by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 24.2%.
Why such large and intensifying demand for data catalogs? The primary driver is that many organizations are working to modernize their data platforms with data lakes, cloud-based data warehouses, advanced analytics and various SaaS applications in order to grow profitable digital initiatives. To support these digital initiatives and other business imperatives, organizations need more reliable, faster access to their data.
However, modernizing data plat
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Nov 13, 2017
In the not so distant past, the way we worked looked very different. Most work was done in an office, on desktops that were always connected to the corporate network. The applications and infrastructure that we used sat behind a firewall. Branch offices would backhaul traffic to headquarters, so they would get the same security protection. The focus from a security perspective was to secure the network perimeter. Today, that picture has changed a great deal.
In this era of digital disruption, businesses must be more agile to capture opportunities. Many viewed cloud computing technology as the way to do this, promising to address agility, scalability, and cost. But in moving to the cloud, many found that its security, compliance, and performance did not fully meet their needs. Additionally, previous common thought was public cloud is less expensive than private cloud. We now know that is not true in all cases. Savvy businesses realise hybrid IT, which includes both offpremises and on-premises services, enables better agility. After initial experience with public cloud offerings, businesses learned that many workloads are best hosted onpremises, primarily due to security, compliance, performance, control, and cost issues.
Nimble Secondary Flash array represents a new type of data storage, designed to maximize both capacity and performance. By adding high-performance flash storage to a capacity-optimized architecture, it provides a unique backup platform that lets you put your backup data to work.
Nimble Secondary Flash array uses flash performance to provide both near-instant backup and recovery from any primary storage system. It is a single device for backup, disaster recovery, and even local archiving. By using flash, you can accomplish real work such as dev/test, QA, and analytics.
Deep integration with Veeam’s leading backup software simplifies data lifecycle management and provides a path to cloud archiving.
Today, people are shopping across multiple channels. There is a need for the retail industry to evolve and create great digital experiences that seamlessly blend the purchase journey.
Download this info-graphic now to learn how retailers are experimenting with technology and how tools like Workplace by Facebook can help retailers innovate.
HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage provides a single product family across midrange, high-end, and all flash arrays designed to meet the demands of ITaaS. It is the only primary storage platform you need to respond to change with agility and efficiency.
Think you can’t afford flash?
Think again. If you’re looking to make a primary storage investment in the near future, you can’t afford not to consider an
all-flash or converged flash array. HPE offers the only architecture on the market that is flash-optimized without being flash-limited—so you won’t have to make business-limiting decisions when it comes to implementing flash, such as inserting a new silo into your environment or undergoing painful hardware rip-and-replace.
Increased access to data and more channels of communication have given citizens renewed civic power. Public-sector agencies must be just as responsive as any other enterprise with which citizens interact. If you’re an optimist, imagining the results of a hyperconnected citizenry is exciting. As long as government is responsive, greater citizen involvement could help reduce problems that plague modern society, including poverty, disenfranchisement and even crime.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Mar 14, 2018
What if defenders could see the future? If they knew an attack was coming, they could stop it, or at least mitigate its impact and help ensure what they need to protect most is safe. The fact is, defenders
can see what’s on the horizon. Many clues are out there—and obvious.
For years, Cisco has been warning defenders about escalating cybercriminal activity around the globe.
In this, our latest annual cybersecurity report, we present data and analysis from Cisco threat researchers and several of our technology partners about attacker behavior observed over the past 12 to 18 months.
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