The product’s evolution stems from a Chinese hacking of Google in 2010, an incident that caused the company to recruit cybersecurity professionals from the National Security Agency and within Silicon Valley.,The company collaborated with Optiv to survey chief information security officers at financial institutions around the world to identify cyberattack trends in the financial sector.,Microsoft introduced its Azure Sentinel product, a native security information and event management tool within a leading cloud service platform.,The company’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 20% of cybersecurity incidents and 15% of data breaches originated from people within an organization; nearly half of these attacks were motivated by financial gain, while 23.4% did it for fun.,Alphabet’s Waymo unit is now selling its custom-designed LiDAR sensors to other companies for applications in agriculture, robotics, and security.

From The Town of Westport: Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe and Board of Education Chair Mark Mathias will speak at a town-hall style "State of the Town" meeting on Sunday, February 10, at 4pm in the Town Hall Auditorium.,Jim Marpe and Mark Mathias will present their thoughts about the town and the schools, followed by a question and answer session moderated by RTM Deputy Moderator and Westport Rotary President Jeffrey Wieser.,Refreshments will follow in the Town Hall lobby.,The State of the Town is being sponsored as a joint initiative of the Westport Sunrise Rotary and the Westport Rotary Club.,Rotary is an international service organization with over 34,000 clubs and 1.9 million members worldwide.

Scope of the Report: This report studies the Marketing Consulting market status and outlook of Global and major regions, from angles of players, countries, product types and end industries; this report analyzes the top players in global market, and splits the Marketing Consulting market by product type and applications/end industries.,The report elucidates elaborate details about the Operations Advisory, Financial Advisory and Strategy And Human Resources and Automotive, Chemicals, Machine Industry, Metalworking, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Others spectrums with respect to their growth rate, market share, sales forecast and revenue.,Global Smart Office Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024

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Think of these things as a minimum standard to looking after your people – their wellbeing – but don’t count on them to drive higher performance, engagement and employee retention – the latter requires a long-term investment in your people, and a fuller understanding of the deeper drivers of human motivation.,Focusing on Employee Confidence, rather than Employee Engagement, leapfrogs old Employee Engagement models, because when confidence is there, engagement is a given and confidence is the key to high performance.,The sports world has known this for years, with confidence a daily topic on the lips of every high performing sports person, knowing that it is the difference that makes the difference – the key to that extra ounce of performance when standards are already impossibly high.,Employee Confidence is a long-term opportunity for your business, but there are three steps you as a CEO can take today to make it a reality – three steps that might just stop one of your high-performers from resigning this week, or get you one more high performer through your company doors:

Employee Confidence is a long-term approach to Employee Engagement, and that’s where the beauty lies.,Employee Confidence is both the mechanism for, and evidence of, culture change, because culture change is exactly what you require to take your Employee Engagement to a whole  new level and retain your best talent. read more

Instead of better clarifying expectations and building morale, the traditional annual appraisal aspect of performance management (PM) alienates talented and typical employees alike.,Across industries, serious companies recognize that competing effectively in digital business environments demands a new approach to performance management.,Getting performance management right is culturally critical to strategic execution in rapidly evolving business environments.,The technology-based future of performance management is an essential component of leading successful digital transformation.,The implications of our findings are far-reaching for leaders intent on maintaining their company’s competitiveness in modern business environments:

This report presents the critical insights managers will need to grapple effectively with in this evolving performance management landscape. read more

It's an employee's market out there now so there's reason for concern but, if they do it right, small business owners can compete for talent better than ever before.,This is actually positive news for business owners, especially when hiring employees under the age of 40.,This is where small business owners can get creative, finding ways to better engage employees with a culture that supports their professional and personal goals.,In other good news for small business owners, verbal recognition goes a long way for today's employees.,Small business owners tend to believe that since they cannot afford these benefits, they also cannot afford the employees who rely on them.

According to co-founder of BenchOn, Tim Walmsley, “Investors are searching for a team that has the commitment, resilience, and ability to execute a business model.”,In the highly competitive startup industry, it is now more important than ever to make your business stand out and in this week’s Let’s Talk we asked several business leaders for their tips on ‘how to get investors to sit-up and listen’.,Whilst investors at different stages will look for different things, a business model that enables an in-demand product to be distributed within a sizeable market and supported by strong key metrics will always get their attention.,By understanding why you exist, and listening to the facts and trends of your customers, consumers, you can translate this into a clear opportunity for your business provides the solution that investors can more easily understand and appreciate.,Investors are searching for a team that has the commitment, resilience, and ability to execute a business model.

The discussion of alienated and apathetic young people has continually fuelled the debate on the relationship between said young people and the business landscape around them.,Somewhat ironically, it is those businesses with a negative outlook of young people that struggle to both appeal to a younger audience and, actually retain said employees once they’ve walked through the door.,Therefore, the issue is not the relationship between young people and the business world around them; rather the relationship businesses have with the young people within.,Below, I note three vital themes to consider when questioning the relationship your business has with its staff, particularly in helping to recruit and ultimately retain young people while ensuring they actively want to take their career further with your business.,Therefore, having a clearly defined and invigorated training and promotion scheme can be a valuable asset to employers of young people.