Ms Rupp is a Senior Analyst with Allianz Global Investors, which she joined in 2000. She is a member of the European technology team, covering IT services, payment technology, LED lighting, 3D printing, computer hardware and peripherals. Ms. Rupp previously worked at Global One Telekommunikationsdienste as a multinational sales consultant and in an account manager support role, and worked at Atlas Telekommunikationsdienste in a technical project support role. Before that, she worked at Future Electronics as a product specialist and a product line manager. Ms Rupp has an electrical engineering degree in telecommunication from the Ecole Polytechnique Féminine – Sceaux in France, and holds the DVFA/CIIA designations.
Data is sometimes called the “new oil” given its integral role in the functioning of the world’s economy. But how safe is this data? As more business activity and social interaction moves online – particularly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic – companies’ approach to cyber security is being scrutinised. Through a dedicated engagement programme, we’re helping to influence companies’ policies and best practices in this area.
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