Cybersecurity: how healthy are our hospitals?

Digital transformation is revolutionizing every sector and every organization, both public and private. And healthcare facilities are no exception. Across hospitals today, connected devices are everywhere to be found, while more and more confidential patient information is being digitized. Though rapid technological developments are certainly increasing the quality of healthcare, this is accompanied by a huge growth in the threats to hospitals and patients, plus the risks of attacks on their data. Day-to-day activity at hospitals is going digital, with an increasing amount of equipment such as pacemakers and insulin pumps being digitally connected. These can send data on their…

Virtual data room: the ideal solution for mergers and acquisitions

When it comes to mergers and acquisitions (M&A), companies often distribute, share, and consult a huge amount of information. Sometimes strictly confidential. And if the topic is somewhat sensitive, data security is a major issue. But not the only issue. So what solution is best suited to help you improve, speed up, and simplify the sharing of sensitive data? To make sure information remains within the specified framework, there are tools designed especially for businesses, allowing them to exchange data simply and securely (using strong authentication by SMS, encryption, and so on). A virtual data room can store masses of…

How can the cloud help your employees to stay productive on the go?

Mobile devices are all around us. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops play a huge part in our work, as much as they do in our personal life. With these devices right at the heart of digital transformation, employees want to be able to access their data, whenever and wherever they are. This means mobility is now a major challenge for companies. There is one obvious solution that can respond to these needs – the cloud. If companies want to get the maximum benefit out of mobility, there is something that needs to be addressed. With the rising popularity of mobile devices…

How can companies keep workstations secure while browsing the web?

IT departments and users want to enjoy flexibility when browsing the web. But how can they guarantee the highest level of security at the same time? The answer could well be virtualization. More specifically, an entirely new type of web browser with an architecture that guarantees security above anything else, but also mobility. Security is a priority for any company these days. Cyber threats are everywhere, and they affect global corporations as much as SMEs and VSBs.  To help prevent security incidents, businesses need to educate their employees and keep them up to date on the risks associated with the…

Board meetings: Top tips for drafting your minutes

Lots of topics are discussed at executive, supervisory, and management board meetings. Keeping a record of the issues talked about is vital for any company, given their complexity and the length of time between meetings. To help keep track of everything brought up in discussions, governance bodies produce minutes. The legislation, like the French Commercial Code for exemple, requires board meeting deliberations to be recorded in minutes stored “in a special register kept at the registered office, numbered and initialed by a commercial or district court judge, or by the local mayor or deputy mayor of the area where the…

Global cyberattack: WannaCry ransomware strikes 200,000 computers around the world

A global attack. On an unprecedented scale. 200,000 victims. 150 countries hit. Paralyzing countless businesses and organizations. The WannaCry ransomware has been hitting headlines around the world since May 12, 2017. The cyberattack highlighted just how vulnerable IT systems are, and is a prime opportunity to remind ourselves of just how important it is to back up and protect our data. The malicious software exploited a flaw in Microsoft Windows, seeming to have affected mainly machines using older versions of the operating system. Telefonica, Fedex, Vodafone, the German railway operator Deutsche Bahn, and Renault Group are just some of the…

How can the cloud solve the problems your customers face every day?

Never lose any photos or videos from your smartphone again   Photos, videos, contact lists, emails, schedules... our smartphones store extremely valuable data that we want to be able to access at any time and would never want to lose. According to a study, 91% of users[1] believe it is essential to be able to access their photos instantly wherever they are. The challenge now is to provide solutions allowing users to store, access, and share their vacation photos, family videos, and personal files whenever they want. Protecting their most precious memories High-tech devices are getting more and more sophisticated.…

Is the EU moving toward a true Digital Single Market?

Can we really say there is a Digital Single Market in Europe today? According to the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) for 2017, the European Union is making good progress in this field. But we are far from achieving uniformity between one Member State and another. Let’s take a look at how individuals and businesses are coping. For several years now, the European Commission has been introducing initiatives designed to create a Digital Single Market. Its strategy is based on three objectives: improve access to digital goods and services, create an environment allowing digital networks and services to be…

Ransomware: how online backup can help in the fight against a pervasive threat

Petya, Locky, Cryptolocker… all types of ransomware. And cybersecurity experts agree: 2016 was a record-breaking year for the malware. Attacks have been more frequent and varied than ever before. According to a study by Kaspersky Lab, “62 new families of ransomware” emerged last year. By the same token, McAfee Labs revealed that its users detected 1.3 million cases of new ransomware in the second quarter of 2016 alone. And in 2017, the number of attacks is not expected to fall. The threat is all around us and it now affects every single company, from large corporations to SMEs. To help…
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