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Accenture Federal Services Wins U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Contract
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Accenture Federal Services Wins U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Contract

AFS to Deploy ServiceNow™ across the Enterprise to Automate and Enhance Digital Workflows Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture, has won a five-year contract from the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) to deploy ServiceNow™ and modernize its Enterprise Service Management (ESM) capabilities. The cloud based ServiceNow™ platform helps enterprises automate their IT workflows, connecting people, functions, and systems. Deployment of the platform will enhance customer support and maximize efficiencies for INSCOM by consolidating service management functions across all security domains. “As a former U.S. Army senior intelligence officer, I understand that digital transformation plays a mission-critical role in supporting the Army’s complex, multi-discipl...
Digital Transformation Could Save Manufacturers $1 Trillion Annually, Says Expert in Wipro Sponsored Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Report
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Digital Transformation Could Save Manufacturers $1 Trillion Annually, Says Expert in Wipro Sponsored Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Report

Report cites value of bold digital transformation vision and strong purpose as key to the data-intensive future of manufacturing Wipro Limited, a leading technology services and consulting company, released a report in association with Harvard Business Review Analytic Services entitled, Manufacturing 2025: Bolder Vision, Stronger Purpose. The report explores how forward-thinking manufacturers are embracing enterprise-wide digital transformation to redefine their value propositions, drive enhanced innovation and deploy predictive analytics to better manage supply chains and operations, as well as to unlock new revenue streams. Redefining Manufacturing of the Future Today, the manufacturing industry is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation, empowering manufacturers to drive...
IBM Report: Consumers Pay the Price as Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High
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IBM Report: Consumers Pay the Price as Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

60% of breached businesses raised product prices post-breach; vast majority of critical infrastructure lagging in zero trust adoption; $550,000 in extra costs for insufficiently staffed businesses IBM Security today released the annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, revealing costlier and higher-impact data breaches than ever before, with the global average cost of a data breach reaching an all-time high of $4.35 million for studied organizations. With breach costs increasing nearly 13% over the last two years of the report, the findings suggest these incidents may also be contributing to rising costs of goods and services. In fact, 60% of studied organizations raised their product or services prices due to the breach, when the cost of goods is already soaring worldwide amid inflation and...
IBM to Expand Services to Enhance the Security of the Department of Defense (DoD) Microelectronics Supply Chain
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IBM to Expand Services to Enhance the Security of the Department of Defense (DoD) Microelectronics Supply Chain

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new 33-month work order under its contract with the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) to provide security services designed to enhance the Department of Defense’s (DoD) microelectronics supply chain for critical mission platforms. As part of the Trusted Foundry Access II program, IBM Consulting will continue to establish secured microelectronics manufacturing flows at commercial state-of-the-art fabrication facilities. In a time when global supply chains have become increasingly fragile and the U.S. is facing diminished secure microelectronics supply, IBM Consulting’s work can help DMEA increase domestic capacity of advanced, secured, and trusted semiconductors for key military and national security programs. The DMEA Trusted Access Program Of...
Xiaomi Reaffirms Commitment to Data Security and Privacy
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Xiaomi Reaffirms Commitment to Data Security and Privacy

Xiaomi, the world's leading consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company, recommitted itself to protecting customer data during its annual Security and Privacy Awareness Month. It held employee training events and expert seminars at the Xiaomi Technology Park in Beijing, China and at Xiaomi's Technology Operation Center in Singapore. This was the third consecutive year that it held special classes for its engineers and other employees and led discussions with industry executives, IT security experts, and the public about the importance of data security and user privacy protection. Xiaomi also released updated white papers on security and privacy along with its annual transparency report detailing its data security activities. The purpose of the month-long series of events was...
Nearly Half of Canadian Small Business Owners Attribute Growth to New Digital Tools: GoDaddy Survey
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Nearly Half of Canadian Small Business Owners Attribute Growth to New Digital Tools: GoDaddy Survey

New survey finds over 40 per cent of small business owners made ecommerce-specific adaptations in the past two years, including improving online tools, creating new websites and social media accounts, and increasing online business offerings. GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, released data from a new survey that reflects the outlook of small business owners more than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began. As a follow- up to a 2020 survey, the new GoDaddy survey revealed that more than two-thirds of small businesses made changes to their online presence during the pandemic, and more than 40 per cent credit the growth of their business to new ecommerce solutions. Following two years of unpredictable restrictions, optimism is now stronger t...
NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for CAPSTONE Mission to Moon
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NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for CAPSTONE Mission to Moon

NASA will air live launch coverage of the agency's Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE), the first spacecraft to fly a specific unique lunar orbit ahead of future missions with crew. CAPSTONE is targeted to launch no earlier than Monday, June 27, aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from the company's Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand. The instantaneous launch opportunity is at 6 a.m. EDT (10:00 UTC). Live coverage will begin at 5 a.m. on NASA Television, the agency's website, and the NASA app. The destination for this microwave oven-size CubeSat is a near rectilinear halo orbit (NRHO). That same orbit is planned for Gateway, a multipurpose outpost for long-term lunar missions as part of the agency's Artemis program. ...
Urban Armor Gear Enters Hardware Space with New Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard
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Urban Armor Gear Enters Hardware Space with New Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard

iPad accessory streamlines efficiency and protects tech for off-grid adventures Urban Armor Gear (UAG), leading designers of rugged, lightweight mobile device cases and accessories, recently launched its Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard with Trackpad, a durable keyboard with eight feet of drop protection, designed for the iPad 10.2. The launch marks the brand's introduction into the hardware space, offering a premium Bluetooth accessory with the rugged protection UAG is known for. "The launch of the Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard with Trackpad aligns with UAG's commitment to protection and our mission to help you Work From Anywhere," said UAG's Vice President of Brand and Creative, Casey Bevington. "We're excited to offer yet another tool to inspire you to push the boundaries and take your essen...
What are ATAL Tinkering Labs (ATL)?
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What are ATAL Tinkering Labs (ATL)?

ATAL Tinkering Labs (ATL) are dedicated workspaces where students can give shape to their ideas through hands-on do-it-yourself approach. ATLs enable students to work with tools and equipment to create prototypes and working models, learning basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) concepts in the process. Students have access to all the tools, materials and resources they need to explore, discover, invent and create. The ATLs are also places where working together to solve problems is encouraged. The space at the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IIT-Jodhpur) will have facilities for electronics and programming, mechanical assembly, carpentry and woodworking, 3D printing and computer-aided design, chemical synthesis and basic chemistry experiments. STEMROB...
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Cable & Wire Fair 2022 Concludes with Resounding Success

After a three-day run that threw light on the wire, cable and allied industries, Cable & Wire Fair 2022 concluded successfully. Organised by Tulip 3P Media Pvt. Ltd., the International Exhibition & Conference for Wire & Cable Industry registered a footfall of over 12000 visitors from India, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, Ghana, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Malta, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan and Zambia. The 4th edition of the Cable & Wire Fair was held from 18th to 20th May 2022 at the newly constructed halls at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi offering the best oppo...