Unisys: How hybrid industrial cloud computing is gaining momentum


Why do most internet of things analytics operations occur in the cloud? The public cloud offers a centralised location for large amounts of affordable storage and computing power. But there are many instances in which it makes more sense to perform analytics closer to the thing or activity that is generating or collecting data ­– equipment deployed at customer sites.read more

Unisys: As cloud adoption increases, so does data loss


The mass adoption of cloud-based applications is no longer exclusive to private enterprises. Education, health care and government agencies are rapidly adopting software-as-a-service solutions to cut costs and improve productivity and efficiency. read more

Unisys: The GDPR Ripple Effect


The race to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the May 25 deadline is over, but data security and privacy is a marathon, not a sprint. If the ever-evolving regulatory compliance landscape is any indication, GDPR is just the first of many mandates to come.read more

Unisys: Governments Need to Re-tool the IT Workforce (Again)


As governments transform to better serve tech-savvy citizens, the need to modernize systems is paramount. For government workers, there is a growing need for new skills to drive this transformation. We are seeing tech-savvy professionals play a significant and growing role in figuring out what data, algorithms and insights are needed to improve service at the moment of truth:read more

Unisys: How Millennials Are Challenging Banks to Step Up Their Security


Millennials: with smart devices in hand, they live online like no generation that has come before. But that does not mean, by any stretch of the imagination, that they are either gullible or trusting when it comes to managing their finances in the virtual sphere. Rather, millennials display significant concerns about security when banking, purchasing and moving money online.read more

Unisys: Policing’s Big Data problem and how to fix it


The benefits of data analytics in policing are huge. Today, we’re already seeing the benefits of analysing data from body cameras, sensor networks and smart devices. The insights derived from this data can help police forces become more efficient and effective at predicting and deterring crime. But for big data to reach its full potential within policing, a rethink of how it is gathered, handled and analysed is required.read more

Unisys: 7 Things Healthcare Organizations Need to Know About GDPR


As the world becomes more globalised, and personal data is stored and stretched beyond national borders via the cloud and web servers all over the world, healthcare organisations are no longer the only entities being held liable for the data they hold. Governments are increasingly concerned with protecting the privacy of their citizens, and the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the latest data protection law to sprout up amid growing privacy concerns worldwide.read more

Unisys: Biometrics, AI to Have Big Year in FinTech: Unisys


Biometric and artificial intelligence technologies will have a big year in the financial services sector, and will help smaller banks to offer cutting-edge solutions to their customers, predicts Unisys. The company says that this is the year that “biometric authentication will go mainstream”, according to a statement announcing its predictions.read more

Unisys: Ransomware and DoS attacks will continue to grow in 2018


The 2018 ransomware rollercoaster will be a rough ride for consumers and business alike, says DomainTools' senior security researcher Kyle Wilhoit. In 2017, threats such as phishing, ransomware, and massive data breaches plagued consumers and businesses. TechRepublic's Dan Patterson spoke with DomainTools' senior security researcher Kyle Wilhoit to discuss what cybersecurity threats will be popular in 2018.read more

Unisys: Ransomware is now a $2 billion-per-year criminal industry


Ransomware payments in 2017 will hit a record $2 billion, according to a new research from the cybersecurity firm Bitdefender. That figure would make 2017 the most costly year ever for ransomware, doubling the $1 billion paid out by ransomware victims in 2016 and skyrocketing above the $24 million paid in 2015. The upward trend will likely continue into 2018 as malware becomes more sophisticated and difficult to stop.read more