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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. With its unique expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers - small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises and public sector - and solves issues faced by society.
As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation holds and reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. In support of an ‘Intelligent connected workplace’, Konica Minolta offers cloud, IT, managed print and video solution services for remote working, collaboration, workflow management and automation and security. The company’s success in driving transformation is also confirmed by IDC, since the ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment’ stated that Konica Minolta is ‘recognised globally as a leader in print transformation’. Konica Minolta has been a Microsoft Global Managed Partner since 2021.
Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximise workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging as well as label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource).
For an increasing number of organisations, success today is more than the narrow definition of financial prosperity – it also includes protecting the environment and having a positive impact on their workforce as well as the societies they are embedded in. With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals.
The company has been repeatedly recognised for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and supply chain. Konica Minolta is listed among “2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” and received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainability Ratings.
For its innovative service approach that complements their devices perfectly, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award for Serviceability and Support 2020/2021’ 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 approximately 8,700 employees (as of April 2022), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 1.9 billion in financial year 2021/2022.
Worldwide, the company has over 39,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.
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