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ISACA’s State of Cybersecurity Report Also Finds Only 1 in 3 Organizations Highly Confident in Their Ability to Detect and Respond to Threats

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.-Tuesday 4 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While attack vectors remain largely the same year over year, attack volume will increase and cybercrime may be vastly underreported, according to the 2019 State of Cybersecurity Study from ISACA.

 “Underreporting cybercrime—even when disclosure is legally mandated—appears to be the norm,” said Greg Touhill, Brigadier General (ret), ISACA Board Director, president of Cyxtera Federal and the first US Federal CISO. “Half of all survey respondents believe most enterprises underreport cybercrime, even when required.”

Equally concerning, only 34 percent of cybersecurity leaders have high levels of confidence in their cybersecurity team’s ability to detect and respond to cyberthreats. The highest l ... Read more »

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Cred is currently offering Uphold customers up to 10% interest on USD and EURO

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 4 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cred, the leading provider of crypto borrowing and lending with over $300 million in credit facilities, today announced Uphold customers will be earning higher rates on a variety of digital assets. In addition to increases in USD and Euros, Uphold customers can now earn up to 5% on their Gold holdings and 8% on their Ethereum holdings.

“Most of us have been conditioned to believe that one or two percent should be the norm, and ten percent is too good to be true. The reality is that most financial institutions incur significant legacy costs -- branches, ATMs, expensive payment infrastructure and outdated technology, and pass that on to their customers through lower yield rates and higher loan costs,” said Dan Schatt, Co-founder and President of Cred. “As a licensed lender with comprehensive insuranc ... Read more »

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The AMS Mary Kay Doctoral Dissertation Awards provide doctoral students with funding needed to complete their educational journeys

DALLAS-Tuesday 4 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay, an international leader in corporate and social responsibility, today announced winners of the Mary Kay Doctoral Dissertation and Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Awards at the 2019 Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference in Toronto. The awards, which have been provided annually by the iconic beauty com ... Read more »

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GENEVA & OSAKA, Japan-Tuesday 4 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today became the first private sector company to announce a financial commitment to the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment. The new pledge, consisting of JP ¥ 1 billion over five years, builds on Takeda's previous contribution to the Global Fund.

Takeda, a leading global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Japan, intends to support the improvement of maternal and child health by integrating quality HIV, tuberculosis and malaria services in antenatal and postnatal care in several countries in Africa.

“We are very pleased to renew our partnership with Takeda and strengthen our collaboration in fighting HIV, TB and malaria,” said Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund. “I hope Takeda’s vote of confidence in the work we do will encourage other corporatio ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 4 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Considering global market demand for independent and standardized payment solutions, G+D Mobile Security and IDEMIA announce their intention to create the White Label Alliance (WLA) to provide a new security solution for next generation payment applications. The solution will be based on White Label EMV specifications and will enable ready-to-deploy solutions for domestic payment schemes and closed-loop worldwide.

The new alliance is a response to the growing global demand for new, next-generation independent payment solutions. By providing global open standards that are governed by an independent body, the White Label Alliance (WLA) ensures that commercial solutions can be built on these specifications enabling innovative and competitive offerings. The White Label Alliance (WLA) aims to enable ready-to-deploy solutions for domestic payment schemes and closed-loop worldwide

The aim of the ... Read more »

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