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“Complexity is the worst enemy of security.” When Bruce Schneier said this about 20 years ago, top cyber threats (nowadays) like phishing or ‘Man in the Middle’ attacks, were at a nascent stage....
Oct 14, 2019
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Indian organizations rely more on automation for cybersecurity, as workloads of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are currently too heavy to take on new responsibilities, according to Cisco...
Oct 11, 2019
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93% organizations were concerned about cyberattacks causing operational shutdown or customer-impacting downtime, according to a Tripwire-Dimensional Research survey. In an effort to prepare against...
Oct 09, 2019
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Enterprises which deployed an internal Security Operation Center (SOC) have been able to reduce financial damage from a cyberattack at USD 675,000 -- less than half the average impact cost for all...
Oct 07, 2019
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77% of Fortune 500 organizations make no indication on their websites about who is responsible for their security strategy, according to Bitglass’ latest report, The Cloudfathers: An Analysis of...
Oct 01, 2019
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Internet users in Asia-Pacific want security and privacy guarantees for the Internet of Things (IoT) -- the rapidly expanding network of devices, physical objects, services and applications that...
Sep 30, 2019
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Inefficient incident response to email attacks is costing businesses billions in losses every year. For many organizations, finding, identifying and removing email threats is a slow and manual...
Sep 27, 2019
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Enterprises are constantly making an effort to enable business transformation through the adoption of technology. Digital transformation is not only impacting business, but many employees have needed...
Sep 27, 2019
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Cybercriminals from around the world are actively discussing how to compromise connected devices, and how to leverage these devices for moneymaking schemes, according to Trend Micro’s research,...
Sep 23, 2019
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In today’s rapidly evolving labor market, 45% of managers don’t feel confident in their ability to develop the skills employees need today, according to Gartner. In addition to a lack of confidence,...
Sep 19, 2019
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As society and business increasingly consume and produce digital goods and services, a digitally dexterous workforce is essential to foster agility, collaboration and the adoption of new digital...
Sep 18, 2019
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The number of businesses reporting cyber incidents has gone up from 45% last year to 61% in 2019; not to mention the final cost of these attacks, according to the third Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report...
Sep 16, 2019
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Cybercriminals continue to use socially-engineered attacks across email, cloud applications, and social media to exploit human instincts and lure people to click, according to Proofpoint’s study. The...
Sep 13, 2019
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The business impact of blockchain will be transformational across most industries within five to 10 years, according to Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business. “Even though they are still...
Sep 12, 2019
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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Robotic Desktop Automation (RDA) is highly effective in streamlining work – though achieving and maintaining those results isn’t as simple as it seems, according...
Sep 11, 2019
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Small companies are being hit with more data breaches, according to cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky. As per its reports, more than a third (36%) of all of such organizations has been victims of data...
Sep 11, 2019
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More and more organizations and customers are opting for passwordless future and instead going for biometric authentication, Bring Your Own Identity (BYOI), Multi-factor and Risk-based Authentication...
Sep 10, 2019
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There is a surge in fileless attacks designed to disguise malicious activity, according to a Trend Micro study. Detections of this threat alone were up 265% compared to the first half of 2018. Out of...
Sep 09, 2019
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Almost half (48%) of corporate boards and 63% of business leaders of surveyed enterprises are actively involved in cybersecurity strategy discussions, according to Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI)’s...
Sep 06, 2019
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Annual losses from cyberattacks averaged USD 4.7 million in the last fiscal year—with more than one in 10 firms losing over USD 10 million — according to a new report from The Cybersecurity...
Sep 05, 2019
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Nearly two in five (38%) of enterprises admit that they have lost business due to either a real or perceived lack of security performance within their organization, according to a BitSight study....
Sep 04, 2019
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The healthcare industry is a prime target of hackers. According to Radware’s 2018-2019 Global Application and Network Security Report, healthcare was the second-most attacked industry after the...
Sep 03, 2019
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84% of CISOs believe the risks of cyber attacks will increase and almost a quarter believe the capabilities of attackers are outpacing their ability to defend their organization, according to a...
Sep 02, 2019
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Malicious insiders (30%) and employee error (25%) pose the greatest cybersecurity threats in the workplace, according to Canon’s second annual Office of the Future survey. More than 1,000 IT...
Aug 30, 2019
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Despite automation, the human factor can still put industrial processes at risk: Employee errors or unintentional actions were behind 52% of incidents affecting operational technology and industrial...
Aug 30, 2019
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The enterprise and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) market will grow to 5.8 billion endpoints in 2020, a 21% increase from 2019, according to Gartner. By the end of 2019, 4.8 billion endpoints are...
Aug 29, 2019
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Businesses are increasing the pace of investment in AI systems to defend against the next generation of cyberattacks, according to Capgemini Research Institute’s Reinventing Cybersecurity with...
Aug 29, 2019
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The global artificial intelligence (AI) in cyber security market was USD 7.1 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach approximately USD 30.9 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of slightly above 23.4% between...
Aug 28, 2019
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Q2 spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 39% from the second quarter of 2018, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. In line with expectations this growth rate is nudging down...
Aug 27, 2019
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Enterprise information security spending in India is on pace to total USD 1.86 billion in 2019, an increase of 12.4% from 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. “The growth of...
Aug 26, 2019
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In 2020, worldwide 5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will reach USD 4.2 billion, an 89% increase from 2019 revenue of USD 2.2 billion, according to Gartner. Additionally, Gartner forecasts...
Aug 23, 2019
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Among organizations that engage third parties to provide business services, 83% identified third-party risks after conducting due diligence and before recertification, according to Gartner. Gartner’s...
Aug 23, 2019
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The phenomenal rise of digital technologies along with changing customer expectations is having a knock-on effect on C-suite dynamics. While earlier the CEO in alliance with CMO and/or CFO would...
Aug 22, 2019
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Cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface and are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in...
Aug 20, 2019
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Almost half (49%) of businesses believe cloud apps make them a target for cyber-attacks, according to new research from Thales. Surveying 1,050 IT decision makers globally, Thales’ 2019 Access...
Aug 14, 2019
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Email is the most commonly used tool for communication and collaboration at work. Consequently, most inboxes are noisy and way too crowded. Almost 50% of the employees surveyed said they spend at...
Aug 13, 2019
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There will be a rise in 5G adoption, cloud-based business applications and Artificial Intelligence (AI) deployments by large organizations by 2025, according to Huawei’s Global Industry Vision (GIV)...
Aug 12, 2019
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In a fast-moving world underpinned by the proliferation of cloud computing, AI, mobile technologies and big data, organizations must constantly adapt to stay ahead of the game. High performing CIOs...
Aug 09, 2019
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Worldwide spending on customer experience (CX) technologies will total USD 508 billion in 2019, an increase of 7.9% over 2018, according to IDC’s inaugural Worldwide Semiannual Customer Experience...
Aug 08, 2019
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C-suite organizations worldwide are achieving some success with digital transformation. But there’s still a strong belief that this evolution requires radical, far-reaching changes to achieve success...
Aug 07, 2019
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In 2021, artificial intelligence (AI) augmentation will create USD 2.9 trillion of business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity globally, according to Gartner. Gartner defines...
Aug 07, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity awareness and practices, CIOs in the banking and financial services industry are at a much higher maturity curve than their peers. Despite their awareness and concerns...
Aug 06, 2019
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50% of all unique organizations impacted by observed phishing domains were from the financial services sector, according to Akamai’s 2019 State of the Internet/Security Financial Services Attack...
Aug 01, 2019
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Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) infrastructure market will grow at a 30.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2018 to 2023 to reach USD 5.25 billion, according to IDC’s SD-WAN...
Jul 31, 2019
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More than half of organizations (53%) rate their Security Operation Center’s (SOC) ability to gather evidence, investigate and find the source of threats as ineffective, according to a Poneman...
Jul 30, 2019
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While most IT professionals are more confident about their email security systems than they were a year ago, email attacks continue to have a significant impact on businesses, according to key...
Jul 29, 2019
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The need for talented IT professionals remains a top concern for most organizations. According to one recent report, organizations say they currently face skills shortages across a range of IT...
Jul 26, 2019
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While CIO/CTOs are already keeping pace in a rapidly changing technology landscape, only a handful were active on social media until recently. That trend is changing now. Studies show, many CIO/CTOs...
Jul 26, 2019
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When monitor suddenly goes dark, the printer malfunctions, or the login simply does not work, the system administrators are always there to save the day - they are the invisible helpers and the...
Jul 26, 2019
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Industrial cybersecurity breaches are damaging organizations, impacting the bottom line and company reputation, according to a recent Honeywell survey of business leaders in India. The survey polled...
Jul 25, 2019
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