Today, it was revealed that more than two thirds of companies say their directors have no training in responding to cyber-attacks, according to a Government survey. Out Of 105 businesses in the FTSE 350 questioned, one in 10 revealed they have no plan to cope with hacking and Mike Simmonds, Managing Director at Axial Security Systems believes that this is partially due to an element of ignorance among big businesses.
News broke this morning that cyber-attacks against cloud services are accelerating at a rapid speed. Microsoft has revealed that the frequency and sophistication of attacks on it users’ cloud-based accounts are “accelerating.” There has been a 300% increase in user accounts attacked over the past year, according to the tech giant’s Identity Security and Protection team.
Investment to accelerate growth for leading Managed Detection and Response (MDR) firm
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO and NEW YORK – August 21, 2017 – eSentire, Inc., (“eSentire” or the “Company”) the largest pure-play Managed Detection And Response (MDR) provider, today announced that funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, have made a significant equity investment into the Company. The investment will be used to accelerate eSentire’s growth by expanding its technology services to existing clients and its outreach to more clients in new markets, as well as to provide liquidity to existing shareholders. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Formula 1 Enters into Esports
Gfinity Partnership Will Deliver the Formula 1® Esports Series
(London, UK, 21st August 2017) – Gfinity, a leading international esports company, today announces that it has been appointed as the esports partner for Formula 1, to deliver the Formula 1 Esports Series. For the very first time, Formula 1 fans and gamers will have the chance to compete against each other with the same target as the 20 real Formula 1 drivers: to become World Champion! The competition, starting in September 2017, will see gamers from all over the world battle it out to uncover the best virtual F1 driver from across the globe.
Perfect conditions produce great racing…
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August 20th: The combined IRC A & B classes headed out of the Johor Strait on the SMU Presidents Cup, while other classes continued on with windward/leeward and point to point races in the Strait. It certainly wasn’t incident free, as the Port favoured start line saw some jostling at the pin end and the downwind mark on the SB20 course was reported to be crowded and very entertaining. Eight to twelve knots from the SW with blue sky and sunshine, made a perfect day for a sail, as the SB20 International Cup, Access 2.3’s for disabled sailors and six windsurfing classes bring the Inter-Tertiary Windsurfing Championship (ITWC) 2017 to their conclusion. Follow the action in the AY Photo Gallery
Photos: (Credit: Exmouth RNLI)
PR200817-1 Exmouth Crew volunteers attaching a tow rope to casualty vessel
PR200817-2 Sidmouth lifeboat towing casualty vessel
PR200817-3 Sidmouth lifeboat Crew volunteers on board Pride of Sidmouth
PR200817-4 Exmouth D class lifeboat George Bearman II
PR200817-5 Exmouth Coastguard Response Team waiting at Mamhead slipway