Digital Enterprise Show 2018 consolidated the digital economy

Topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud and Cybersecurity were protagonists of the event held in Madrid

After holding three days dedicated to the main technologies that “move” the digital economy in the world, the Digital Enterprise Show 2018 was consolidated as a point of reference for managers and visitors to understand how Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud or Cybersecurity affect the income statement of companies and how they can take advantage of them.

The opening of the last day was led by the director of the unit of Ciberoperaciones of the FBI in New York, Aristedes Mahairas, who claimed more investment to reeducate the private sector and reduce their vulnerability, “the security must be an area of ​​the companies in constant evaluation and must be considered at the beginning of every process (…) organizations are slow to detect threats and may suffer attacks regardless of the level of development of their protection systems. networks have some kind of human interaction”.

Also present were global experts in Blockchain, such as Olga Blanco, director of the Blockchain area of ​​IBM and Alex Puig, CEO of Alastria Blockchain Ecosystem; Cybersecurity as Julian Meyrick, vice president of Security for IBM in Europe or Carlos Diaz, chief innovation officer of SAP.

The third edition of DES2018 ended with a presentation given by Chris Roberts, chief security architect of Acalvio Technologies. The renowned hacker and expert in corporate cybersecurity said that “only in 2017 1,923,000,000 data were lost. Artificial Intelligence has revolutionized the way in which information is collected and used, acquiring predominant functions over man and tangible in day-to-day business. “

Also, there was the participation of 300 exhibiting companies that showed their latest releases and technological solutions to the attendees during these three days. The event had an economic impact of more than 39 million euros for the city of Madrid, due to the increasingly important international origin of its visitors, of whom 68% are senior managers.

N. Moncada

Source: ContactCenter

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