Further Expansion for CNet Training HQ in 2020

London, United Kingdom, January 17, 2020 –(PR.com)– New Instructor Andrew Reeves will join the strong team of highly experienced CNet Instructors who deliver data centre and network infrastructure programs across the globe. Andrew will work as part of the technical team to deliver high-quality network infrastructure education programs from The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework. His role will also involve assessing learner’s performance and marking assignments in support of the BTEC Qualifications quality process.

Andrew joins CNet following 15 years’ experience in the IT Services industry including project management roles with high profile network infrastructure organisations. Andrew displays skills in leadership, change management, project management, Enterprise Resource Planning tool implementation and service delivery. In previous roles, Andrew has also undertaken a project management role in a variety of large installation projects including work with The London Olympics, BBC, Walt Disney, Westgate Oxford, Bloomberg. More recently he was responsible for the implementation of a disaster recovery team to eight European datacentres incorporating a quality improvement plan.

Andy Brisbane has also joined the CNet team as Market Researcher. Andrew will work alongside the sales and marketing teams to provide insight into opportunities and to support the company in achieving on-going growth opportunities. Andrew joins the team from an analytical background and has experience in working to develop critical leads and processes and research management.

Andrew Stevens, President and CEO, CNet Training, says, “What a great start to the new decade, we are delighted to expand the CNet Training team again. CNet is focused on continuing its growth throughout the digital infrastructure industry and this expansion comes at an exciting and busy time for the business. The new team members are a fantastic addition to the team, they will work alongside the existing strong team of individuals employed by CNet across the world to help strengthen and further grow the global brand identity and reputation.”

CNet Training is the global leader in technical education for the digital infrastructure industry, comprising the data centre and network infrastructure sectors, and has been delivering industry education since 1996. CNet is the only industry dedicated education provider in the world to offer both internationally recognised qualifications and official certifications.

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Congress is looking into mobile payments security

House Energy & Commerce Committee is looking into concerns regarding mobile payments security

Mobile payments will reach a new high this year in the United States, powering by the growing adoption of new payment services that allow consumers to shop online more conveniently. According to recent reports from CNET and Juniper Research, some two-thirds of adults in the country now own a smartphone, with approximately 36 million people expected to make a mobile transaction this year. This information was presented to a hearing of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, which has been expressing concerns regarding mobile payments fraud.

Security continues to be a significant problem in the mobile space

Security in the mobile payments field has been a point of concern for federal officials for some time. Many consumers have become the victims of fraud in the past, following high-profile data breaches that targeted some of the country’s largest retailers. The hearing found that while most mobile payments solutions are, indeed, quite secure, they do not have the same legal and legislative protections that more conventional payment solutions enjoy.

Committee will not yet be taking legislative action on mobile security

mobile payments and securityThe House Energy & Commerce Committee has noted that the hearing was a preliminary hearing concerning mobile payments security. The committee has not yet announced plans concerning what can be done to improve security. As such, there will be no legislative action taken on issues regarding security for the time being. The committee is seeking more information from stakeholders in the mobile payments space. This information could be used to improve the overall mobile payments space, ensuring that consumer information is well protected in the future.

Ensuring the security of consumer information remains a top priority in the mobile space

The mobile payments space is still relatively new. While many of the organizations participating in this space have extensive experience regarding commerce, they are finding the mobile space to be exposed to significant risks that they are still attempting to adapt to. More regulatory oversight may be needed to ensure consumer protection, but the federal government must collect more data before taking any significant legislative action on the matter.