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Cybersecurity threats finance sector facing more cunning
Last month
The financial sector continues to be victimised by motivated organised crime, with servers being involved in 90% of financial breaches.
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Verizon
Business leaders struggling to seize new opportunities
Last month
New research examines the impact of Covid-19 on the digital workplace and how technology can enable new ways of working.
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Cybersecurity
Verizon supports Fujifilm's cybersecurity advancements
August 2022
Verizon Business is supporting Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings to strengthen its global cybersecurity monitoring and cyber intelligence capabilities.
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Cybersecurity
More than a fifth of cybersecurity teams ban the use of public WiFi
August 2022
Verizon’s fifth annual Mobile Security Index report has revealed a continued rise in significant cyberattacks in the last year involving a mobile/IoT device.
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Malware
'Alarming' rise in ransomware threats - Verizon report
May 2022
As criminals look to leverage increasingly sophisticated forms of malware, it is ransomware that continues to prove particularly successful.
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Partnerships
Verizon Business and Equinix expand partnership, bring automation capabilities to SDI
August 2021
"Customers can now take advantage of the Equinix Fabric interconnection service and Verizon’s Network-as-a-Service offering to privately and securely connect their digital supply chain ecosystems."
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Cybersecurity
Mobile devices biggest enterprise security threat - report
April 2021
Businesses have left themselves vulnerable and open to cyber criminals in the rush to ensure their workforce could operate remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Contact Centre
Verizon adds Genesys Cloud to CX and contact centre portfolio
February 2021
As contact centres are relying on digital, remote-first operations, Verizon Business announced the addition of Genesys Cloud, as part of the company's global customer experience and contact centre offerings.
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SD-WAN
Verizon and Cisco expand partnership and add new SD-WAN offerings
February 2021
“These new services reflect the significant ongoing joint Cisco and Verizon research and development investments which aim to help customers accelerate change.”
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5G
Verizon Business and Deloitte collaborate on retail industry platform
February 2021
Verizon Business and Deloitte have announced a 5G and mobile edge computing retail industry digital platform focused on transforming customer experiences.
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Verizon
Cyber-espionage growing problem for APAC region, report finds
December 2020
Asia-Pacific’s public sector is at the greatest risk for advanced cyber-espionage attacks, while the region is hardest hit globally, according to the new Verizon Cyber-Espionage Report (CER).
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Cybersecurity
How a vantage point sees threats before they impact
November 2020
When the focus has been on adversaries that develop increasingly complex and sophisticated attacks, tried and true techniques such as compromised credentials continue to be amongst the most potent weapons.
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5G
Verizon launches international private 5G platform
October 2020
Delivered in partnership with Nokia, the offering will enable businesses to deploy a private industrial grade dedicated 5G network capability within their premises. 
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Microsoft
Microsoft, Verizon join forces to accelerate delivery of 5G applications
October 2020
“By bringing together Verizon’s 5G network and on-site 5G Edge platform with Microsoft’s expertise in cloud services, we will enable the development of the next generation technologies everyone has been envisioning.”
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Remote Working
COVID-19 and the impact on the digital workplace
September 2020
As the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis continues, many businesses have had to embrace remote working as business as usual. 
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IOT
Verizon Business fast-tracks IoT solution deployment with Microsoft Azure
July 2020
The company also announced that its 5G network, its ThingSpace IoT platform and its Critical Asset Sensor devices have all been integrated with Microsoft Azure, with the goal of streamlining the creation of new IoT applications.
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5G
IBM and Verizon Business team up on 5G and AI solutions at the Enterprise Edge
July 2020
The collaboration is all about enabling the future of industry in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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Cybersecurity
Cybercriminals after money more than anything else - Verizon report
May 2020
Of all the things cybercriminals aim to accomplish in their illicit activities, money still takes centre stage.
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5G
Verizon builds on unified comms portfolio with BlueJeans acquisition
April 2020
The acquisition will feed into Verizon’s immersive unified communications portfolio. Primarily BlueJeans’ meeting platform will be integrated with Verizon’s unified communications as a service business.
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Employment
People + Work Connect aims to bridge employment gap during tough times
April 2020
People + Work Connect will bring together companies whose workforces are laid off due to COVID-19 with those in urgent need of workers.
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Cybercrime
Verizon expands security portfolio with new solutions to combat cybercrime
March 2020
"Now, more than ever, organisations need to be thinking differently about security, and leveraging cutting edge technology to help mitigate against cybercrime."
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Cybersecurity
Verizon unveils three new security solutions in expanded suite
March 2020
“Now, more than ever, organisations need to be thinking differently about security, and leveraging cutting edge technology to help mitigate against cybercrime.”
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Cybersecurity
Security survey: The internet’s for porn… and gaming
February 2020
"As well as being inappropriate use of a work device, these sites are more likely to harbour malware or other malicious threats that lead to a compromise."
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Cloud
Verizon unveils new managing director for APAC
February 2020
"He has extensive experience in driving channel, vertical market and platform sales, coupled with expertise in DX, business integration and cyber security."