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Why true standardisation is key to harmonisation

Why true standardisation is key to harmonisation

By Arnaud Crouzet, VP Security & Consulting at FIME.

Standardisation is prolific in any digital sector and the payments world is no different. However, despite the existence and widespread adoption of global payment standards, we’ve still yet to achieve true standardisation. This is a pertinent and complex issue for today’s market. But what are the complexities making interoperability such a priority? And how can we achieve harmonisation in payment standards?

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes, the consumer delivery company, has finalised the roll-out of its new app that enables retailers to deliver an enhanced consumer experience. This new development provides online shoppers with increased visibility, as well as more choice and control over how they receive their parcels.

Sports technology market to reach USD 33.63 billion by 2024: Knowledge ourcing Intelligence

Sports technology market to reach USD 33.63 billion by 2024: Knowledge ourcing Intelligence

The sports technology market is estimated to reach $33,629.367 million by 2024 as a result of the growing demand for data-driven operations and focus on improving fans engagement: Knowledge Sourcing Intelligence.

70 Percent of organisations will be using Security-as-a-Service by 2021

70 Percent of organisations will be using Security-as-a-Service by 2021

Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions to 10,000 organisations worldwide, including 15 percent of the Fortune 1000, has released the findings from its 2019 Global Research Report: ‘Security-as-a-Service on the Rise’, which is based on interviews with IT managers and technology decision makers at the KuppingerCole European Identity & Cloud conference in Munich in May.

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its managed detection and response services

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its managed detection and response services

Proficio, a global managed security services provider, is partnering with Qualys, Inc., a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, to fully integrate the Qualys suite of cloud-based solutions with Proficio’s Managed Detection and Response capabilities.

Fidelis Cybersecurity announces new partnership with e92plus

Fidelis Cybersecurity announces new partnership with e92plus

Fidelis Cybersecurity, provider of threat detection, has announced a partnership agreement with e92plus to become the strategic distribution partner for the vendor’s Fidelis Elevate solution across the UK.

Shoppers’ response to smart speakers is muted

Shoppers’ response to smart speakers is muted

Recent widely quoted predictions have claimed Voice shopping will grow to US$40bn (£32bn) in 2022, up massively from $1.8 bn (£1.4bn) in 2018 across the US and $0.2bn (£0.16bn) in the UK.

Rising demand for secure data analytics drives strong half-year results for Panintelligence

Rising demand for secure data analytics drives strong half-year results for Panintelligence

Fast-growing data analytics and business intelligence (BI) software developer Panintelligence has reported half-year financial results showing an increase in turnover of more than 20%.

NETSCOUT’S latest Threat Intelligence report uncovers prime targets for cyber criminals as attacks accelerate

NETSCOUT’S latest Threat Intelligence report uncovers prime targets for cyber criminals as attacks accelerate

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., provider of service assurance and security, has announced the findings of its Threat Intelligence Report for the first half of 2019.

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

By Slimane Allab, EMEA General Manager and SVP, LLamasoft.

The ongoing US/China trade war affects businesses’ supply chains in a variety of ways and not just in terms of increased taxes and tariffs.

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