Intelligent CISO Issue 9 - Page 7

news Replace old stock for new equipment Xperien has launched a programme to help companies replace old computers for new equipment perien has launched a programme to help companies replace old computers for new equipment free of charge. As part of this service offering, Xperien also assists with data erasure to ensure all data protection processes and regulations are met. X Redundant IT assets can now be used as a ‘trade-in’, allowing companies to reduce their total cost of Ownership (TCO). At the same time, they can purchase and finance certified refurbished systems (CRS) that cost up to 75% less than new machines. Xperien CEO, Wale Arewa, has urged companies to schedule a year-end asset disposal and data destruction campaign. “This is a good time to clear storerooms out and start 2019 with a clean slate,” he said. “Asset disposition presents unique challenges and potential costs that companies seldom consider; it must be done professionally. We offer flexibility and peace of mind at the end of your asset life cycle term. At the end of your asset life cycle agreement, you have the option to return your assets and finance the new machines via Merchant West.” CYLON ANNOUNCES GLOBAL ADVISORY COUNCIL yLon, which finds, grows and invests in the world’s best emerging cyberbusinesses, has announced its new ‘Global Advisory Council’, an expert group of leaders in business and technology aligned with CyLon’s mission to support global entrepreneurs building scalable companies to help secure the digital future. The members will provide a range of strategic counsel to CyLon and its portfolio of cybersecurity companies, valued at more than £200 million. The members of the Global Advisory Council are: C • Min-Liang Tan: co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Razer Inc, Chairman and CEO of THX Ltd and named as one of the ‘Top 10 Most Influential Leaders in Tech’ by Juniper Research | Issue 09 • Maria Lewis Kussmaul: founding partner of AGC Partners and leader of the firm’s cybersecurity practice • David Harding: founder, CEO and Co-CIO of global investment management firm, Winton • Alex van Someren: Managing Partner at Amadeus Capital Partners • Russell Haworth: CEO of Nominet, the technology company that runs the UK Internet infrastructure • Neal Watkins: Chief Product Officer at BAE Systems’ Applied Intelligence division Speaking on the appointment of the Global Advisory Council, CyLon Co- Founder Grace Cassy said: “We’ve established this Global Advisory Council to gather and collaborate with industry leaders who believe in the importance of protecting our digital economy. Emerging cyberthreats are real and fast-moving, and good security should be at the heart of every business in every industry.” CyLon Co-Founder Grace Cassy 7