Infographics – The benefits of going paperless for your board meetings

Today, solutions exist that can help throughout the life-cycle of these meetings. Ergonomic and intuitive, they facilitate upstream preparation by reducing email exchanges and the sending of paper documents. Furthermore, they also offer a secure way to exchange files and messages with no risk of them being intercepted by third parties, from writing the agenda to sharing the minutes of the meeting.

Private cloud: a tailor-made solution to guarantee your data confidentiality

93% of businesses today are using cloud computing services[1], opting for solutions that adapt to their everyday needs and requirements. Before migrating, these companies were faced with a choice between the public cloud or the private cloud – or even the hybrid cloud. But it’s important to know the differences between these three models. Here we focus on the private cloud. So, how does it work? What are the benefits? What requirements does it cater to? Cloud technology is commonly used for email and file storage. But its uses go so much further nowadays. Accounting, finance, CRM, archiving, online collaboration,…

Brexit: the UK pushes for free flow of data with the EU

In June 2016, the British people voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, meaning the future of UK-EU relations is at play at this point in time. Three priorities have been set out for the negotiations: the financial settlement of the divorce, the rights of EU citizens living in the United Kingdom, and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. But another issue is what will happen to the flow of data after Brexit. Since the result of the referendum was announced in 2016, countless questions have arisen concerning future communications between the UK and…

Blockchain: a secure, decentralized database that’s impossible to forge

Blockchain. The word is everywhere. You’ve probably been hearing the media talking about it for several years. But what is it actually about? Is it really a revolution, as French magazine Le Point puts it? Can this technology change the world, as The Economist claimed a few months ago? Let’s take a look at the phenomenon that’s raising a lot of questions. We have all heard of the digital currency Bitcoin. But not all of us will be familiar with the technology Blockchain – the virtual infrastructure Bitcoin is based on. More specifically, the technology allows you to store and…

Can a major cyberattack cause as much economic damage as a hurricane?

A major cyberattack can cost just as much as a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, which struck in 2012. Damage which runs into the billions of dollars. That’s according to a study carried out by the British insurance market Lloyd’s, in conjunction with Cyence, a specialist in modeling the financial impact of cyber risk. As the cyber threat grows, so too does the demand for cyber insurance, the report’s authors note. Lloyd’s deems the global cyber insurance market to be worth between US$3 billion and $3.5 billion. “By 2020, some analysts estimate it could be worth $7.5 billion. Property and…

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…
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