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Making working remotely work: how do you do it?
Making working remotely work : how do you do it? Isn’t technology wonderful? We can accomplish things that yesterday were thought impossible. While it has brought us an array of new opportunities, we have yet to come up with something that allows us to be in two places at once. But that doesn’t stop us from trying. The need for…
Three reasons to choose an online collaboration platform in times of crisis
Working remotely is gradually becoming a widespread practice in the business world, even as a way of attracting new recruits. In fact, you don’t actually have to be in the office physically to do your job and generate added value anymore, especially in new technology or web sectors. It’s safe to say the working world has gone mobile. In times…
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Add some flexibility to your electronic signature process
In May 2019, Oodrive announced it had acquired LegalBox, a workflow automation and electronic signing system specialist. The new acquisition adds another building block to the group’s range of digital trust solutions, helping you to manage the electronic signature process. So, what is an electronic signing system? And how does it benefit companies and public authorities? An electronic signing system…
PSD2 certificates: the solution for open banking with confidence
The Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) entered into force on January 13, 2018, seeking to harmonize regulations on payments within the European Union (EU). It also aims to improve and expand consumers’ choices on the retail payment market, while also introducing more stringent security standards for online payments. PSD2 focuses on three main areas. Firstly, it strengthens consumer rights, in…
Electronic signature & Bancassurance: A digital solution for workflows and contracts
Perspectives - Electronic signature & bancassurance More and more contracts are now being concluded online. And the bancassurance sector is one of the pioneers leading the way in this field. Renaud Ferran, Head of Digital Marketing at BNP Paribas Personal Finance, and Cédric Mermilliod, Senior VP of Oodrive, talk to us about this rapidly developing phenomenon. The electronic signature serves…
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Digital Europe: EU to invest €9.2 billion to meet the challenges of tomorrow
The European Parliament is aiming to develop the technological potential of the digital single market even further. Its Digital Europe program could create 4 million jobs each year and generate €415 billion for the European economy. The program is also intended to help strengthen the European Union's position to compete globally. “For too many years, Europe’s tech sector has lagged…
Connected devices: Europe introduces new cybersecurity certifications
The European Parliament, Council, and Commission reached a political agreement on legislating to improve cybersecurity on December 10, 2018. First proposed in 2017 as part of a range of measures designed to tackle cyberattacks and boost cybersecurity in the EU, the legislation establishes a framework to create European cybersecurity certificates for products, services, and processes. Connected devices are becoming increasingly…
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French municipal elections 2020: How to obtain an electronic certificate for new mayors
Since the last municipal elections in France in 2014, IT security in public administration has become much tighter, and new mayors now need to get hold of an electronic certificate. The municipal elections held in March 2020 saw the newly introduced obligation for new elected officials to obtain an electronic certificate and, therefore, a digital identity. Here we explain why…
ePrivacy: why is there still no agreement on the new EU Directive?
The European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services has announced that a new draft of the Regulation concerning the respect for private life (ePrivacy) and the protection of personal data in electronic communications would be presented in the coming months. The aim of the new proposal is to finally reach a consensus between the Member States of the European Union…
PSD2: keeping pace with digital transformation in payment services
The Payment Services Directive (PSD2) aims to harmonize the rules on payments within the European Union (EU), while taking into account the latest advances in technology. The legislation also introduces new security requirements. With more and more users expecting to make payments instantly on their mobile devices and by contactless, the directive seeks to “boost innovation, competition, and efficiency”, according…
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Strong authentication: why do you need two factors to protect your confidential information?
Companies these days are torn between their desire to find new technologies that facilitate communications and increase productivity, and their growing fears about security. “Cybersecurity shouldn’t interest just a few experts; it should be the whole world’s concern. That’s the challenge we face. We could easily keep this issue among ourselves, but it would be much more effective to open…
Shadow IT: is your corporate security at risk?
It can’t be stressed enough. Keep your guard up online, remembering you are dealing with sensitive data or working outside of the office. Cyberthreats are all around us, and they show no sign of slowing down. That’s why we need to take all the measures we can to protect company IT systems. But threats to a company’s security policy can…