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The questions that one CIO appointment in a large American corporation raises about the future expectation from chief 'information' officers Last week, India-born Aarti Shah assumed the charge of...
Jul 07, 2016
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Global spending on robotics and drones solutions will reach USD 201.3 billion in 2022 and achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.6% over the 2017-2022 forecast period, according to IDC’s...
Jul 23, 2018
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Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (...
Jul 20, 2018
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Ransomware is replaced as the cybercriminal tool of choice with cryptomining malware, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. In the last six months of 2017, ransomware...
Jul 19, 2018
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Cloud service providers have a high degree of confidence in their business outlook as a result of very strong customer demand for cloud services to enable Digital Transformation, according to IDC...
Jul 18, 2018
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According to a recent release from Symantec, its artificial intelligence-based Targeted Attack Analytics (TAA) technology has helped researchers expose a new attack campaign from a group called Thrip...
Jul 16, 2018
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There has been a significant increase in malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks, according to the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “The...
Jul 13, 2018
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Many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018, according to Gartner. This is because they have not properly audited data handling...
Jul 13, 2018
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Internet of Things (IoT) is the most adopted emerging technology by marketers, according to the recently released State of the Martech 2018 report released by Walker Sands Communications. It is the...
Jul 12, 2018
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Consider putting in place innovative, out-of-box measures such as regulatory sandboxes for businesses wishing to test an emerging technology without being bound by normal regulations, a draft paper...
Jul 10, 2018
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The current privacy policies of online platforms and services still have a significant margin for improvement when it comes to meeting the standards put forward by the European General Data...
Jul 09, 2018
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71% Indian enterprises say Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will help bring a sense of privacy in business and innovation in ideas, according to a recent survey conducted by Deloitte Touche...
Jul 03, 2018
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5G networks may be as much as 10 times more efficient than 4G networks. With this new level of network capability, communications service providers (CSPs) can secure future market opportunities with...
Jun 29, 2018
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Cybersecurity defenders face increasing threats from organizations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service (DDoS)...
Jun 28, 2018
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More than one in five adults work for companies that are deploying artificial intelligence (AI)—and while these employees generally view AI positively, they also have concerns about its potential...
Jun 26, 2018
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According to new research from Avast, the global leader in digital security products, almost one fourth (23%) of consumers in India are unconcerned about cryptomining malware infecting their personal...
Jun 25, 2018
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The country that leads in artificial intelligence (AI) will rule the world, Russian president Vladimir Putin had famously remarked a few months back. It is no surprise major countries are all...
Jun 20, 2018
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With investigations into the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal resulting in lawsuits and GDPR coming into effect, digital advertising’s unbridled collection and usage of user data is finally...
Jun 19, 2018
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Employee engagement has surfaced as a major concern in delivering improvements in customer experience (CX), with 86% of CX executives in a Gartner survey ranking it as having an equal or greater...
Jun 18, 2018
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87% ITDMs limit their use of the cloud because of the complexity of managing regulatory compliance, according to a study by WinMagic. A quarter (24%) said, it meant as a result, they only work with a...
Jun 14, 2018
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As many IT workers develop greater technology skills and apply them to advance their careers, many digital workers in non-IT departments believe their CIO is out of touch with their technology needs...
Jun 06, 2018
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The current security landscape means organizations need to be prepared for both the complex cyberattacks of today and the next generation of threats. Having a sturdy cyber resilience strategy for now...
Jun 06, 2018
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Indian organizations are increasingly moving from traditional enterprise reporting to augmented analytics tools that accelerate data preparation and data cleansing, according to Gartner. This change...
Jun 05, 2018
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In what could be seen as a very progressive stance by the Indian regulator, BP Kanungo, Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), called for creating regulatory sandbox to support innovation in...
Jun 04, 2018
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VMware launched the 2018 “Tomorrows Edge - Business Innovation Tour”, a unique technology session to help growth markets accelerate their digital transformation agenda. The 2017 edition of this tour...
May 23, 2018
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The Goldman Sachs Foundation launched an online education program, 10,000 Women, providing female entrepreneurs across the world with a digitized curriculum and interactive platform of women business...
May 23, 2018
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Given the ecosystem complexities of hybrid cloud deployments, API management can be tough. While addressing Inspire Partner Conference in 2017, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made an interesting...
May 22, 2018
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The productivity increase due to investments in new digital technologies is significantly more when technologies are deployed in combination, finds a new research by the World Economic Forum (WEF)....
May 09, 2018
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The India public cloud services revenue will grow 37.5% in 2018 to total USD 2.5 billion, up from UD 1.8 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. “While the public cloud revenue market in India...
May 09, 2018
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Security software maker Check Point announced that its researchers’ investigation into a North Korean anti-virus software, SiliVaccine, has found that a key component of the software’s code is a 10+-...
May 08, 2018
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Datacenter infrastructure hardware enterprise spending in India will total USD 2.7 billion in 2018, a 2.6% rise from 2017, according to Gartner. The software spending will increase to USD 3.6 billion...
May 08, 2018
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This month, Bhavish Aggarwal made it to Time's 100 list: a list of 100 most influential people in the world. There are very few people in IT circles who don't know Aggarwal. He is the co-founder...
May 08, 2018
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Growth is amongst the top CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner. However, the survey revealed as simple, implemental growth...
May 02, 2018
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Sharing information is an important factor in helping to defend against cyber threats, according to Akamai Technologies’ State of the Internet/Security: Carrier Insights Report for Spring 2018. The...
Apr 27, 2018
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With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company, WinMagic, has released the findings of research that suggests many...
Apr 26, 2018
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Majority of Indian IT managers have legal liabilities when it comes to unidentified traffic in their organizations, according to India findings of Sophos survey, The Dirty Secrets of Network...
Apr 25, 2018
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Global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) will total USD 1.2 trillion in 2018, a rise of 70% from 2017, according to Gartner. AI-derived business value will reach USD 3.9...
Apr 25, 2018
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The global semiconductor revenue totalled USD 420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6% increase from 2016 revenue of USD 345.9 billion, according to Gartner. This is as a result of strong growth in the memory...
Apr 23, 2018
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With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12...
Apr 18, 2018
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Fortinet has said that the general lack of cybersecurity safeguards in fintech companies has raised serious concerns around data protection and compliance, especially with the implementation of...
Apr 11, 2018
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Microsoft has announced that the company will invest USD 5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next 4 years. This increased investment will support continued research and...
Apr 05, 2018
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After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
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India's leading job portal, Naukri.com, has become the latest casualty to hacking. The news broke out when IT firm, Klaus, which manages the job portal's server logged a complaint with the CID Cyber...
Mar 27, 2018
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New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that UCaaS market growth continues unabated. For the fourth consecutive quarter, more than 300,000 subscriber seats were added to the global installed...
Mar 27, 2018
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Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach USD 19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing...
Mar 26, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018 and will mandate that organizations have an incident response plan in place. At least 77% of respondents said in a new study...
Mar 23, 2018
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A research by Gartner has indicated that nearly 20% of organizations have observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats, Gartner forecasts that...
Mar 21, 2018
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LinkedIn has unveiled the 2018 Top Companies list for India. The annual ranking highlights the 25 companies in the country that are most sought-after by professionals, based on proprietary LinkedIn...
Mar 21, 2018
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IT cost optimization in organizations is focused on enabling business optimization over cost cutting, according to a recent survey by Gartner.   According to Gartner analyst Stewart Buchanan,...
Mar 21, 2018
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Indian businesses are at a risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits, according to Sophos’ India findings of its survey, The State of End-point Security Today. The survey...
Mar 15, 2018
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