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Why Facebook Outage and Twitch Breach Matter to Business Leaders

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

In the past year alone, 36% of companies suffered a serious cloud security leak or breach due to cloud misconfiguration, according to The State of Cloud Security 2021 Report .

Key Points: 
  • In the past year alone, 36% of companies suffered a serious cloud security leak or breach due to cloud misconfiguration, according to The State of Cloud Security 2021 Report .
  • Whats notable here is that Facebook and Twitch are essentially customers of their own cloud platforms.
  • The word configuration can feel like a small detail, but in the cloud, configuration is a big deal.
  • A single misconfiguration can have a huge blast radius in terms of system downtime or a data breach and the resulting loss of revenue and customer trust.

Magnit and Largest FMCG Companies sign Code of Commitments under 'United for a Healthier Future' Initiative

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:08pm

Krasnodar, Russia (October 14, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, and eight international FMCG producers, has signed the Code of Voluntary Commitments under the "United for a Healthier Future" Initiative.

Key Points: 
  • Krasnodar, Russia (October 14, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, and eight international FMCG producers, has signed the Code of Voluntary Commitments under the "United for a Healthier Future" Initiative.
  • Besides Magnit, the Code was signed by Nestl, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, Danone, Mars, PepsiCo, L'Oral, Procter & Gamble, as well as Boston Consulting Group.
  • The Code was developed as part of the "United for a Healthier Future" Initiative, which was announced in April 2021.
  • "The adopted Code will serve as the foundation for the largest FMCG producers and retailers in taking care of the consumer and the world around us.

Dr. Charles Stewart Receives NADP 2021 Gabryl Award

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:15pm

DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For his expertise, insight and continued leadership in the dental benefits industry, the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) honored Dr. Charles Stewart, Aetna, with the 2021 Gabryl Award, the dental benefits industrys highest honor.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For his expertise, insight and continued leadership in the dental benefits industry, the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) honored Dr. Charles Stewart, Aetna, with the 2021 Gabryl Award, the dental benefits industrys highest honor.
  • NADP presented the award Oct. 5 during the Opening General Session of Virtual CONVERGE 2021, the associations annual conference.
  • For these reasons and many more, the NADP Diagnostic Terminology SubWorkGroup, the Membership and Operations WorkGroups recommended Dr. Charles D. Stewart for the Gabryl Award, the most prestigious honor of the dental benefits industry.
  • For his exemplary service to our industry and association, please join NADP in congratulating this years recipient of the Gabryl Award, Dr. Charles Stewart!

100 Thieves Makes First Acquisition in its History with Higround – A Gaming Peripherals Company

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

100 Thieves, the leading gaming lifestyle organization, has acquired Higround, a technology hardware company specializing in design-forward gaming keyboards.

Key Points: 
  • 100 Thieves, the leading gaming lifestyle organization, has acquired Higround, a technology hardware company specializing in design-forward gaming keyboards.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211013005103/en/
    100 Thieves x Higround Collab Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire)
    Everything 100 Thieves does aims to push gaming culture forward, said Matthew Nadeshot Haag, Founder & CEO of 100 Thieves.
  • This is the first time weve found a brand that shared our philosophy so Im excited to make our first acquisition and welcome Higround to the 100 Thieves family.
  • As the first acquisition in the history of 100 Thieves, this new relationship will be a true collaboration.

Horror Fans: Harridan Vodka's Paranormal Reserve is the Spirit You Need this Halloween

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:26pm

The Farm is the site of intense paranormal activity and housed the infamous Annabelle doll.

Key Points: 
  • The Farm is the site of intense paranormal activity and housed the infamous Annabelle doll.
  • The bottles were placed in the most paranormal sites of the house: the seance room, basement, and upstairs bedroom.
  • "For our first Halloween since launching Harridan, we created something first of its kind for our fellow paranormal and occult enthusiasts," says Bridgette Taylor, Founder and CEO of Harridan.
  • We designed Harridan to defy what is expected of women in the industry, and the Paranormal Reserve is just the beginning."

Casa Lucero in Estrella Receives Excellence in Masonry Architectural Award

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:45pm

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Estrella welcome center, Casa Lucero, was selected as a winner at the 30th Annual Excellence in Masonry Architectural Awards by the Arizona Masonry Council.

Key Points: 
  • COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Estrella welcome center, Casa Lucero, was selected as a winner at the 30th Annual Excellence in Masonry Architectural Awards by the Arizona Masonry Council.
  • "We would like to thank the Arizona Masonry Council for recognizing Casa Lucero for this award," said William Olson, senior vice president of Estrella.
  • "It's not only a great honor for Casa Lucero, but a great achievement for the entire Estrella community."
  • In addition, timber, painted metal, wrought iron, board form concrete, and slump block help tie Casa Lucero to the Lucero village and to the greater Estrella community.

Digi-Key Electronics Announces Partnership with Futaba for the Digi-Key Marketplace

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

Futaba has designed modules incorporating some of their larger OLED displays, which are among the largest PM OLEDs available in the market.

Key Points: 
  • Futaba has designed modules incorporating some of their larger OLED displays, which are among the largest PM OLEDs available in the market.
  • "Digi-Key Electronics is pleased to offer Futaba modules and discrete OLEDs," said Anissa Lauer, senior product manager Marketplace for Digi-Key.
  • "Futaba OLED modules are an ideal addition to the Digi-Key Marketplace," said Terri Bassitt, product sales and marketing manager for Futaba.
  • For more information about Futaba and to view their product portfolio, please visit Digi-Key Marketplace .

IBM and YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles Collaborate to Empower and Inform Voters with New Tech Solution for Underrepresented Communities

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

Five Fifths Voter is a web-based application built using open source-powered technology to help educate, empower and enable disenfranchised minority voters to overcome setbacks incurred by voter suppression.

Key Points: 
  • Five Fifths Voter is a web-based application built using open source-powered technology to help educate, empower and enable disenfranchised minority voters to overcome setbacks incurred by voter suppression.
  • It also offers resources tailored for specific circumstances including parents requiring childcare, people with disabilities, convicted felons, and senior citizens.
  • "For decades, the YMCA has been an invaluable resource for young Angelenos and their families," said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
  • The YMCA-LA is committed to rebuilding communities by providing equitable programs and services to empower all Angelenos.

XSOC CORP's ‘XSOC Cryptosystem’ is Awarded FIPS 140-2 Certification

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 11:00am

XSOC CORP, a leading developer of extensible, secure, optimized cryptographic tools, platforms and protocols announced today that the NVLAP Lab testing and validation processes have concluded, and its XSOC Cryptosystem has been awarded FIPS 140-2 certification (certificate #4038).

Key Points: 
  • XSOC CORP, a leading developer of extensible, secure, optimized cryptographic tools, platforms and protocols announced today that the NVLAP Lab testing and validation processes have concluded, and its XSOC Cryptosystem has been awarded FIPS 140-2 certification (certificate #4038).
  • The XSOC Cryptosystem is called a Cryptosystem because of its unique ability to be optimized and tuned for the specific use case or security requirements at hand.
  • Data thats been encrypted using the XSOC Cryptosystem cannot be accessed, used or sold by unauthorized users.
  • The XSOC Cryptosystem balances the needs of developers, integrators and enterprise users looking for encryption that is strong, fast, and efficient.

NTT DATA Launches Smart Back to Work Application to Support Government and Business COVID-19 Requirements

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 3:05pm

NTT DATA , a digital business and IT services leader, today announced the launch of a Smart Back to Work Application designed to help government organizations and private employers comply with vaccine mandates.

Key Points: 
  • NTT DATA , a digital business and IT services leader, today announced the launch of a Smart Back to Work Application designed to help government organizations and private employers comply with vaccine mandates.
  • NTT DATAs Smart Back to Work Application is easily accessible from a mobile phone, tablet or computer.
  • NTT DATAs Smart Back to Work Application enables government entities and private sector businesses to seamlessly track status and compliance with requirements, provides peace of mind and removes the complexity for all.
  • For more information on NTT DATAs work with federal and public sector organizations, please visit: NTT DATA Public Sector Services .