Industry leaders invited to sign-up to new cybersecurity charter

The leaders of some of the world’s biggest companies have signed a joint charter agreeing to set tough standards for cybersecurity The Charter of Trust, an initiative initiated by Siemens, calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cybersecurity and further advance digitalisation. Other signatories of the charter include Airbus, Allianz, Daimler Group, IBM, NXP, SGS and Deutsche Telekom. The initiative, announced at the Munich Security Conference, was witnessed by EU commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

Industry leaders invited to sign-up to new cybersecurity charter

Feb 20, 2018

The leaders of some of the world’s biggest companies have signed a joint charter agreeing to set tough standards for cybersecurity The Charter of Trust, an initiative initiated by Siemens, calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cybersecurity and further advance digitalisation. Other signatories of the charter include Airbus, Allianz, Daimler Group, IBM, NXP, SGS and Deutsche Telekom. The initiative, announced at the Munich Security Conference, was witnessed by EU commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

Fintech disruptor Fair expands with funding from Siemens and BMW

US vehicle sourcing and funding app Fair has acquired the vehicle rental and delivery app Skurt in the latest stage of its rapid growth plans. The investment comes after Fair announced the closing of its latest round of strategic equity funding, which was led by next47, the Siemens-backed global venture firm. Other equity investors in the funding round were BMW, CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund, Millennium Technology Value Partners, 137 Ventures, G Squared, and Upfront Ventures.

Fintech disruptor Fair expands with funding from Siemens and BMW

Feb 08, 2018

US vehicle sourcing and funding app Fair has acquired the vehicle rental and delivery app Skurt in the latest stage of its rapid growth plans. The investment comes after Fair announced the closing of its latest round of strategic equity funding, which was led by next47, the Siemens-backed global venture firm. Other equity investors in the funding round were BMW, CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund, Millennium Technology Value Partners, 137 Ventures, G Squared, and Upfront Ventures.

Ebbon-Dacs achieves global information security standard

Online solutions provider Ebbon-Dacs has achieved an internationally recognised standard for its information security, to ensure it meets the data protection requirements of the company's major contract hire and leasing clients. Ebbon-Dacs online solutions are used by many of the UK’s major vehicle leasing companies, including nine of the 10 largest, to help sourcing, acquisition and vehicle movements on behalf of fleet clients. Its products include the Leaselink e-procurement system and the complementary vehicle delivery and collection system moDel, both of which process large volumes of client data and information.

Ebbon-Dacs achieves global information security standard

Feb 07, 2018

Online solutions provider Ebbon-Dacs has achieved an internationally recognised standard for its information security, to ensure it meets the data protection requirements of the company's major contract hire and leasing clients. Ebbon-Dacs online solutions are used by many of the UK’s major vehicle leasing companies, including nine of the 10 largest, to help sourcing, acquisition and vehicle movements on behalf of fleet clients. Its products include the Leaselink e-procurement system and the complementary vehicle delivery and collection system moDel, both of which process large volumes of client data and information.