Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Research shows 44% of employees have not been trained in cybersecurity

44% of employees haven’t gone through employer-arranged cybersecurity training, according to a study commissioned by NordLocker, an encrypted cloud service provider. This is a worrying statistic because the study reveals that 77% of professionals handle confidential data at work. The study covered 1,500 employees in the US from five different industries that are top targets of ransomware (education, healthcare, law, finance, and IT).

Cleveland Clinic remains highest ranked hospital for heart care in U.S

For the 28th straight year, Cleveland Clinic is America’s No. 1 hospital for cardiology and heart surgery in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Hospitals rankings, while earning a Top 5 overall ranking for the 24th year in a row. It’s main campus ranks 4th in the US, placed in 13 specialties – including nine in the Top 10 and six in the Top 5 – and top ranked in Ohio.

SPIE now accepting applications for its 2023 Prism Awards competition

The SPIE Prism Awards, which will celebrate their 15th anniversary in 2023 at SPIE Photonics West, are open for applications now through 15 September 2022. The awards, held annually by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, are a recognition of the growing range of technical innovations across optics and photonics products on the market today.

Forsta and Rio SEO combine tech capabilities to further improve CX

Forsta, the customer experience (CX) solutions, employee experience (EX) and market research, announced it is combining capabilities with Rio SEO, the local marketing platform for enterprise brands. The integrated technologies of Forsta and Rio SEO will power a seamless customer experience solution, enabling brands to engage consumers throughout the entire customer journey, from discovery to purchase through to brand reputation and retention.

ExaGrid wins 3 industry awards at Network Computing Awards 2022

ExaGrid®, the Tiered Backup Storage solution, announced that the firm was honored with three awards; Bench Tested Product of the Year, Company of the Year, and Storage Product of the Year, during the Network Computing Awards ceremony in London on July 21, 2022.

Brightcove appoints seasoned HR expert Trisha Stiles as its CPO

Brightcove Inc., the streaming tech firm, has appointed Trisha Stiles as Chief People Officer. Stiles will assume responsibilities on Aug. 29, leading HR strategy, including talent and performance management, spearheading diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, developing competitive people practices, and reinforcing the company's strategic business growth.

Identity security company CyberArk recognised for execution and vision

CyberArk, the Identity Security firm, announced it was named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Privileged Access Management. The firm was positioned both highest in ability to execute and furthest in completeness of vision for the fourth time in a row.

Cognizant partners with Organon to bolster their supply chain process

Cognizant has signed a multi-year agreement with Organon, a global women’s health firm, to help improve the company’s delivery of healthcare products and crucial medicinal supply chain management. Through the agreement, Cognizant will help scale Organon’s healthcare business by delivering full-stack industrial technology support for the company’s nemerous global pharmaceutical manufacturing sites in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Indonesia.

TransPod debuts its industry-defining innovation to revolutionise transport

TransPod, the startup that is building the ultra-high-speed ground transportation system (the TransPod Line) to redefine passenger and cargo transportation, unveiled the FluxJet, an industry-defining innovation that transforms the way we live, work, and travel. Based on groundbreaking innovations in propulsion and fossil-fuel-free clean energy systems, the FluxJet is a fully electric vehicle that is effectively a hybrid between an aircraft and a train.

Jetcraft strengthens US footprint with new Sales Executive appointments

Jetcraft, the global business jet sales and acquisitions provider, is expanding its presence in the Americas with the appointment of Preston Jasper and Derek Long as Sales Executives. Jasper and Long join Jetcraft with a combined expertise of 20 years in business aviation.