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Survey data shows hackers are getting higher yields from targeted, determined attacks


LONDON -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released its bi-annual Global DDoS Attacks and Cyber Security Insights Report, affirming DDoS attacks continue to be an effective means to distract and confuse security teams while inflicting serious damage on organisations. The report highlights that organisations experienced a 27 per cent increase in the number of breaches per DDoS attack, despite suffering similar attack levels in the same period last year.

Data from the report shows attackers are achieving higher levels of success against organisations they only hit once: 52 per cent of organisations reported a virus associated with a DDOS attack, 35 per cent reported malware, 21 per cent reported ransomware and 18 per cent reported lost customer data. Over a twel ... Read more »

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 44 of the world’s cities ranked in The Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI 2017 Report

 

TOKYO -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- London, New York, and Tokyo were again named as the most comprehensively attractive cities in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2017 report published today by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research institute established by Mori Building, a leading urban developer in Tokyo. First released in 2008, the annual GPCI report evaluates and ranks 44 major cities according to their “magnetism,” or their overall power to attract creative individuals and enterprises from around the world. Cities are rated on the basis of 70 detailed indicators in six categories: “Economy”, “R&D”, “Cultural Interaction”, “Livability”, “Environment”, and “Accessibility”.

This year ... Read more »

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 Seamlessly Overlays Current BIM Processes, Augmenting ProjectWise Design Integration to Enable Digital Workflows for Connected Projects and Connected Assets 

SINGAPORE -Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Year in Infrastructure 2017 Conference

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Bentley Systems’ founder Keith Bentley introduced the company’s “iModel 2.0” cloud platform and its first new service, iModelHub, to accelerate “going digital” for users of its ProjectWise Design Integration services. Without requiring changes to existing BIM applications or processes, the iModelHub cloud service, invoking application-specific “iModel bridges” triggered automatically by ProjectWise:

    synchronizes and distributes changes made through discipline-specific BIM applications;
    aligns semantically and physically their constituent digital components; and
    mai ... Read more »

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Third African point of presence positions largest IPv6 backbone for continued growth in the region


NAIROBI, Kenya-Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hurricane Electric, the world’s leading IPv6-native Internet backbone, today announced that it has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Nairobi at the East Africa Data Centre. Located at the Sameer Industrial Park, Mombasa Road in Nairobi, Kenya, this is Hurricane Electric’s first PoP Kenya and third in Africa.

The East Africa Data Centre is one of the most connected facilities in the region and boasts long distance fibre routes to Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and Somalia. Covering 2,000 m2 across four floors, the carrier neutral data centre offers N+1 cooling and power for its tenants as well as parallel UPS systems and N+1 diesel generators to maintain uptime. Additionally, the facility has been designed to meet International Data Centre Standards ... Read more »

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Net profit up by 6% to QAR10.3 billion (USD2.8 billion)

Total assets up by 11% to QAR792 billion (USD218 billion)

 

Doha, Qatar.-Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2017, which is the highest in the history of QNB Group.

For the nine months ended 30 September 2017, net profit increased to QAR10.3 billion (USD2.8 billion), up by 6% compared to last year, demonstrating QNB Group’s success in maintaining robust growth while controlling costs.

Total assets reached QAR792 billion (USD218 billion), up by 11% from September 2016, the highest ever achieved by the Group. This was driven by a growth rate of 14% in loans and advances to reach QAR579 billion (USD159 billion). Further, QNB Group’s deposit mobilisation efforts helped increase customer funding by 15% to reach QAR ... Read more »

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BILLERICA, Mass-Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

Jets are First Professional Sports Partnership for the Identity-Related Services Brand
Multi-Year Deal Includes Fan Hall of Fame Presenting Sponsorship

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The New York Jets have announced today a new multi-year partnership with IdentoGO by IDEMIA, the country’s preeminent identity-related service provider and exclusive provider of TSA Pre✓®. The agreement marks IdentoGO’s first NFL partnership and first exclusive sponsorship in professional sports. The deal makes IdentoGO the Official Identity Security and Biometrics Partner of the New York Jets.

“We are proud to be the first sports team to partner with an industry leader like IdentoGO,” said New York Jets President Neil Glat. “IdentoGO’s commitment to innovation and providing the best possible customer experience tightly aligns with our own philosophy. We look forward to working with them ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Considering their common interest in the exploration, use and application of space for peaceful purposes, Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) jointly agreed on the opportunity to cooperate on space activities. The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and the UAE, represented by the Minister of State for Higher Education and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, signed today in Abu Dhabi a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to start bilateral cooperation on space activities with particular focus on the exploration and utilization of space resources.

Within its economic development SpaceResources.lu initiative, Luxembourg offers commercial companies an attractive overall framework for space resource exploration and utilization related activities, including but not limited ... Read more »

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