Learn cyber security best practice from Konica Minolta during European Cyber Security Month

| 30 September 2019

There’s no success in business without a degree of risk, but particularly the data security risks facing today’s businesses are unprecedented: As organisations embracedigitalisationto stay competitive, their potential exposure to ever-more sophisticated cyber security threats increases. Held throughout October, European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) is an annual awareness campaign from the European Union (EU) to promote a better understanding of these challenges. During ECSM, Konica Minolta will be holding events in France and Germany that will help businesses learn how to assess and manage and successfully combat cyber threats.

Organised annually by the European Union’s Cybersecurity Agency, ENISA, European Cyber Security Month includes events and initiatives across Europe. The campaign aims to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote digital security among citizens and organisations and provide resources for online safety that includes education and sharing of best practices. Konica Minolta, which helps its customers fulfil even the strictest cyber security requirements through its IT services, is supporting ECSM once again in 2019 with dedicated events focused on the needs of businesses.

Konica Minolta helps companies secure their business processes and hardware to prevent information leaks and create secure working environments. Its IT services include data protection and recovery, anti-malware, and cyber security. During ECSM 2019, Konica Minolta will be holding a series of events in France and Germany:


1 October-30 November   Security as a Service regional seminars - This series of events held in association with Sophos will showcase the suite of services for SMBs available from Konica Minolta thanks to its new extended accreditation as a Sophos Managed Service Provider.

3 October, 14.30 GDPR and data security webinar - Aimed at SMB owners and IT managers, this 45 minute webinar will explore how security breaches including malware and ransomware can impact on their GDPR obligations. For more information and to register to join the webinar, click here (website content in French).



8-10 October – it-sa 2019 - Europe’s leading trade fair for IT security, NürnbergMesse GmbH, Messezentrum, 90471 Nuremberg - Konica Minolta will present its new Workplace Hub infrastructure platform for small- and medium-sized enterprises with a best-in-class integrated security solution from Sophos. Visitors to it-sa 2019 can also learn more about Konica Minolta’s professional IT-Security Services and bizhub Secure, Konica Minolta’s Services for secured output devices. To learn more, please click here (website content in German).


About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era: with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society. As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation. The company further offers its customers solutions and managed services in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments. With regard to its office printing solutions, ‘IDC MarketScape: Western Europe Smart Multifunctional Peripheral 2018 Vendor Assessment’ stated that Konica Minolta is ‘recognised globally as a leading smart MFP provider of note’. As a strong partner for the professional printing market, Konica Minolta offers business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and software and has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa (InfoSource). In the healthcare sector, Konica Minolta drives digitalisation of clinical workflows and offers a broad range of next-level diagnostic solutions. Its Business Innovation Centre in London and four R & D laboratories in Europe enable Konica Minolta to bring innovation forward by collaborating with its customers as well as academic, industrial and entrepreneurial partners. For its solutions that combine ‘smart service with smart technology’, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award for Outstanding Serviceability 2018/2019’ from Keypoint Intelligence. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With almost 10,300 employees (as of April 2019), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.39 billion in financial year 2018/19.

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