SparkCognition to Offer Next-Generation AI Cybersecurity Directly to Lenovo 's SMB Installed Base


"We are pleased to see that the AI detection engine in SparkCognition's DeepArmor solution is so effective, with the product detecting 99.9% of threats in our Malware Protection Test," said Andreas Clementi, Founder & CEO at independent testing company AV-Comparatives. "We are proud to partner with the number one PC manufacturer in the world," said Vijay Doradla, Chief Business Officer at SparkCognition. "The collaboration will offer Lenovo's existing and future SMB customers access to next-generation cybersecurity, and demonstrates Lenovo's commitment to their customers and clients–in businesses of all sizes." Lenovo Intelligent Devices Group's Global Director of Cybersecurity Solutions, Nima Baiati, will speak at SparkCognition's annual AI and future tech summit, Time Machine, November 13 and 14 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Registration for the two-day summit is available online.

AT&T kicks off 5G trial in Texas


AT&T has kicked off its biggest 5G trial network at lifestyle and homewares centre Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas, using millimetre-wave (mmWave) spectrum and 5G radio and antenna prototypes.

Blockchain, AI, Cybersecurity: Industries Hatching the Hottest Startups


SparkCognition has developed a technology that helps companies operate more efficiently by analyzing data through machine learning. Designed for companies in industries such as energy, defense, and finance, it helps make decisions about work flows, costs, and aids with administration and maintenance. Hailing from Austin, Texas, the company is gaining influence through partnerships with the likes of Google Cloud, IBM and National Instruments, and has raised $73.5 million in funding.

Cyberattacks on Texas cities put other governments on guard

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While we love our smartphones, they are vulnerable to hackers. Here are some ways to keep them hacker free. CHICAGO -- Cyberattacks that recently crippled nearly two dozen Texas cities have put other local governments on guard, offering the latest evidence that hackers can halt routine operations by locking up computers and public records and demanding steep ransoms. Government agencies that fail to keep reliable backups of their data could be forced to choose between paying ransoms or spending even more to rebuild lost systems. Officials are increasingly turning to cybersecurity insurance to help curb the growing threat.

HCL technologies steps up focus on cybersecurity


New Delhi: Country's fourth-largest software services firm HCL Technologies is doubling its investments in the cybersecurity space and is looking at upgrading its three facilities in India. It is also planning a new Cyber Security Fusion Center in Dallas, Texas, US and is open to acquisitions to further beef up its presence in this space, a top official of the firm told ET. Maninder Singh, corporate vice president, CyberSecurity Services at HCL Technologies, said that in the last one year, corporations across the world have become increasingly cognizant of cyber attacks due to recent ransomware attacks such as WannaCry. Also, the emergence of new technologies such as Internet of Things and new regulations around the world is leading companies to beef up their cybersecurity budgets. Singh said that the three centres in India, Noida, Chennai and Bengaluru, were called security operations centres earlier and now they are being upgraded to be "cyber security fusion centres".