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- 164% increase in stolen, lost or compromised records - 103% increase in the number of breaches in the education industry - 74% of data breach incidents were identity theft AMSTERDAM, Sept 20, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches, revealing 918 data breaches led to 1.9 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017. Compared to the last six months of 2016, the number of lost, stolen or compromised records increased by a staggering 164%. A large portion came from the 22 largest data breaches, each involving more than one million compromised records. Of the 918 data breaches more than 500 (59% of all breaches) had an unknown or unaccounted number of compromised data records. The Breach Level Index is a global ... (more)

Hitachi Hosts "Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO"

The Largest Scale Hitachi Group Event in the World TOKYO, Sept 20, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will host "Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO" on November 1 and 2 at the Tokyo International Forum, a convention center in Tokyo metropolitan area. The goal of this Forum, the largest scale Hitachi Group event in the world, is to share ideas with customers about achieving a better future, and to create opportunities for open discussions. Hitachi positions this event, which has been held a total of 19 times, as a flagship among indepen... (more)

Fujitsu Technology Facilitates Application of Combinatorial Optimization Methods to Real-World Problems

Utilizing quantum-inspired computing technology, "Digital Annealer" applied to chemistry and finance Fig. 1: Process of applying the previous Digital Annealer to new types of problems Fig. 2: New Digital Annealer featuring a status control circuit Fig. 3: Example application to a molecular similarity comparison problem of about 50 atoms Fig. 4: Example application to a diversified portfolio distribution optimization problem of 500 brands KAWASAKI, Japan, Sept 20, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of technology to solve combinatorial o... (more)

Around 95 State-Owned Enterprises to take part in IBDExpo 2017

JAKARTA, Sept 20, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The Indonesian Ministry of State-Owned Enterprise (MSOEs) is again presenting the Indonesia Business and Development Expo - IBDExpo 2017. Held at Jakarta Convention Center, Sept 20 - 23, the largest SOE exhibition in the country will be joined by 95 Indonesian SOEs and regionally-owned enterprises as well as a number of Singaporean enterprises, incorporated in the Singapore Business Federation, a Singaporean business community focusing on trade, investment, and industry. Beneath the theme of "Synergy to Make Indonesia Great", this year's ev... (more)

Fujitsu Develops World's First Wearable, Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

No need to physically manipulate the device to communicate while care giving in hospital wards and a variety of other situations Figure 1: The newly developed wearable, hands-free speech translation device Figure 2: Usage scenario for the wearable, hands-free speech translation device and relationship to directivity KAWASAKI, Japan, Sept 19, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first wearable, hands-free speech translation device, suitable for tasks in which the users' hands are often occupied, such as in diagnoses or treatm... (more)