Technology challenges introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic and the emerging trend of remote work uncovered technology skills gaps at many organizations, which in turn required new approaches to...
Sep 02, 2021
Suresh Shaw (name changed), CIO of a leading consulting firm, is in a state of a quandary these days. In a recent executive council meeting, in which he is also a member, it has been decided that his...
Aug 11, 2021
Data breaches now cost surveyed companies USD 4.24 million per incident on average, according to IBM’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report. This is the highest cost in the 17-year history of the...
Jul 28, 2021
There has been a huge surge in attacks against VPN due to remote work, according to Nuspire’s 2021 Q1 Threat Landscape Report. Sourced from its 90 billion traffic logs, the report outlines new...
Jun 15, 2021
In some instances, IT organizations have placed unwarranted trust in their employees, household members and third-party vendors, according to Apricorn’s 2021 Global IT Security Survey. More than 400...
May 31, 2021
Changing work styles and behaviors are creating new vulnerabilities for companies, individuals, and their data. According to findings from HP Wolf Security Blurred Lines & Blindspots Report, 70%...
May 18, 2021
In Q1, 2021, the number of DDoS attacks dropped by 29% compared to the same period in 2020, but increased by 47% compared to Q4, 2020, according to data from Kaspersky DDoS Prevention. However, this...
May 11, 2021
Employee engagement (56%), burnout (53%), and reduced productivity (52%) are top concerns for IT leaders in 2021 and beyond, as they continue to enable remote workers and plan for new, hybrid...
May 11, 2021
IT security budgets are spiralling out of control as organizations adapt to the Everywhere Workplace, according to Ivanti’s study. Almost all CISOs (92%) highlighted the need to deploy additional...
Apr 07, 2021
While it would be easy to reflect on 2020 as a disastrous dumpster fire of a year, the reality is that the pandemic has changed the workplace for the better. And many of these modifications are...
Mar 04, 2021
A top challenge for many CEOs over the next few years is managing an "anywhere" workforce, according to IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) study. CEOs of outperforming organizations – those who...
Feb 09, 2021
By 2023, more than one-in-ten workers will seek to trick Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems used to measure employee behavior and productivity, according to Gartner. Such systems have seen a...
Feb 09, 2021
Universally, IT professionals advised that using a VPN created a number of problems for their organization. Topping the list, 62% of respondents cited inadequate security as their number one VPN pain...
Feb 04, 2021
The overall cybersecurity posture has remained strong due to greater investments in security automation technologies and reliance on managed security service providers (MSSPs), potentially paving the...
Feb 03, 2021
Over half of respondents said their organizations are seeing more attacks and threats now than at the start of 2020, according to Check Point Research’s survey. The majority believe their approach...
Dec 14, 2020
Widespread remote work has broad-reaching effects on cybersecurity, as corporate networks around the world were turned inside out to accommodate remote workers. This, in turn, had dramatic effects on...
Dec 11, 2020
A year ago, not much about the way we worked had really changed in decades. Most companies still organized work around major hubs in large cities and their workforce was comprised of local talent...
Dec 10, 2020
Remote team collaboration is the topmost challenge facing most organizations today. How do you keep globally diverse teams often spanning locations, time zones, languages, generations, and even...
Oct 29, 2020
A critical need facing most enterprises is to keep globally diverse teams often spanning locations, time zones, languages, generations, and even organizations, connected securely and on the same page...
Oct 29, 2020
Concern about intentional data theft has doubled while fear of accidental data sharing has nearly halved, according to Netwrix’s 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Netwrix conducted this online survey in...
Oct 28, 2020
There is an increase in consumer concern about data sharing during the pandemic and the security challenges organizations are facing in supporting employees and customers in remote-first world,...
Oct 22, 2020
Cloud SaaS applications are becoming more essential for enabling remote workers, however, security concerns remain, according to AppOmni’s survey. More than 200 IT security professionals were...
Oct 21, 2020
It used to be that if you wanted a big-league job, you had to move to a major city to find and keep it. But COVID-19, and the remote work mandates it has sparked around the globe, have changed this....
Oct 16, 2020
Every fourth organization feels that they are exposed to more risks than before the pandemic, according to Netwrix’s 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Of them, 63% reported an increase in the frequency of...
Sep 23, 2020
At the corporate level, over 85% of employees report they clearly understand their company’s plan to survive the economic toll of COVID pandemic. However, nearly half of these employees state their...
Sep 11, 2020
72% of IT professionals state ITSM continues to be effective in a remote work environment, according to ManageEngine’s survey, titled The State of ITSM in the COVID-19 Pandemic. The survey, conducted...
Jul 16, 2020
Business leaders around the world are comfortable and optimistic about the broad scale shift toward remote work, according to Riverbed’s Future of Work Global Survey 2020 that included 700 business...
Jul 16, 2020
About two years ago, CISOs were saying they were bringing back on-premises some components that they initially had started to migrate to the cloud as part of their digital transformation journey....
Jul 15, 2020
The coronavirus has challenged IT organizations around the world in ways unimaginable. However, they are rising to the occasion, accelerating their digital transformation efforts to accommodate more...
May 29, 2020
75% of cybersecurity professionals representing financial institutions around the world made dramatic changes to their firm’s cybersecurity programs to cope with the rapid shift to remote work due to...
May 27, 2020