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The GDPR is coming and NEWSCYCLE Solutions will be ready

By: Peter Marsh, VP of Marketing, NEWSCYCLE Solutions On May 25, 2018, a new landmark privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). The GDPR expands the privacy rights granted to individuals living in EU and EEA countries, and it places [...]

What’s the difference between 983 and 12?

For companies considering a new content management system, the choice often comes down to a decision between proprietary and open source. For those companies that prefer open source content management solutions, the choice then becomes whether to go with Drupal or WordPress or something else. Our new blog tries to address these questions, with an [...]

December 15th, 2016|Blog: Cloud, Blog: Content|

Beware the Hacktivists

Journalists, be afraid. Be very afraid. You are targets for cyber criminals who want to steal your personal identities. In fact, you are the prime access points for these so-called hacktivists, who will use your compromised account information to infiltrate your network and attempt to control your media company’s editorial voice. A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Blog: Cloud, Blog: Content|

How Does Your Programmatic Technology Stack Up?

When it comes to programmatic advertising, publishers spend less than 20 percent of their time on value-related tasks like selling, upselling, and lead generation. The remaining 80 percent of the time is spent on administrative activities such as billing, reconciliation, reporting, rekeying data, and monitoring inventory for ad fraud. Now that programmatic trading is [...]

March 29th, 2016|Blog: Advertising, Blog: Cloud|

The Cybersecurity Imperative for News Media Companies

Businesses around the world are increasingly under threat from cyberattacks, and the news media industry is especially vulnerable. In a recent global survey of media IT executives, more than 50 percent reported experiencing a cyberattack or data breach within the past two years. The October 2015 study, conducted by NEWSCYCLE Solutions, surveyed 110 senior technology [...]

November 2nd, 2015|Blog: Advertising, Blog: Cloud, Blog: Content|

Rethinking Audience Segmentation, Targeting and Engagement

You don’t know me. You may think you do, but you really don’t. Sure, I like basketball and tennis. But, when I visit my favorite news media website, that doesn’t mean I want to constantly see ads for basketball tickets or stories about Wimbledon showing up in my personalized home page. Your targeting software may [...]

September 29th, 2015|Blog: Advertising, Blog: Circulation, Blog: Cloud, Blog: Content, Blog: Mobile|

Compliant or Complacent?

What Every Media Company Needs to Know About PCI Compliance At first glance, it all sounds so simple and straightforward. Back in 2006, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) – the good folks from Visa, MasterCard, American Express and others – came up with a set of rules to ensure that all merchants maintain a secure [...]

June 29th, 2015|Blog: Advertising, Blog: Circulation, Blog: Cloud|

Worst Practices in Cybersecurity

Three Things Every News Media Executive Needs to Know News media websites continue to be prime targets for cyber-attacks. Earlier this month, The Washington Post’s mobile site was hacked by a group claiming to be part of the Syrian Electronic Army. The attack lasted about 30 minutes, and visitors to some section fronts saw messages [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Blog: Cloud, Blog: Content|

One Cheek to Kiss

When shopping for point applications or enterprise software systems, buyers face a familiar dilemma. Best-of-breed or single-source? Is it better to purchase the best components possible and make sure they all work together? Or, is it preferable to work with one supplier who will take responsibility for installing and supporting the entire package? For companies [...]