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Increased phishing attacks, monetary gain and supply chain attacks have emerged as the key trends that characterised cybercrime for most of 2020, according to a new report from Keysight Technologies...
Apr 23, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated consumers’ focus on sustainability and willingness to pay out of their own pockets – or even take a pay cut – for a sustainable future, according to a new IBM...
Apr 23, 2021
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The public cloud serves as the foundation for many businesses in the enterprise domain. Increasingly, telecom entities seek to partner with public cloud providers to use their compute capacity and...
Apr 23, 2021
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In an era marked by extraordinary change and uncertainty, there is a surging demand from financial services for a new level of data analytics, automation, and AI capabilities to attain business...
Apr 23, 2021
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While both consumers and enterprises want to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to a greater extent – and many executives have put it as a top strategic priority for 2021 – challenges still remain that...
Apr 22, 2021
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in APeJ is expected to reach USD 23.1 billion in 2021 – an increase of 12.6% over the previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Security...
Apr 22, 2021
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Real-time decisioning technology can play a critical role keeping customers happy, reducing churn, and improving the customer experience in the face of ever-increasing expectations, according to new...
Apr 22, 2021
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Phishing activity increased significantly in the first few months of 2020, taking advantage of pandemic-induced product shortages and increased usage of streaming services, according to OpenText’s...
Apr 22, 2021
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Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 23.1% in 2021 to total USD 332.3 billion, up from USD 270 billion in 2020, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. “The...
Apr 22, 2021
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Enterprises see protecting customer personal information as the top reason to encrypt data, and yet report actually encrypting customer data at a far lower rate, according to Entrust’s 2021 Global...
Apr 20, 2021
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Organizations are forecast to spend nearly USD 6.6 billion on blockchain solutions this year, an increase of more than 50% compared to 2020, according to IDC’s Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide....
Apr 20, 2021
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There are two malicious spam campaigns that began in January, 2021, according to Sophos’ new research, titled BazarLoader Deploys A Pair of Novel Spam Vectors. The first targeted remote working...
Apr 19, 2021
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In 2020, there was highest percentage of bad bot traffic (25.6%), while traffic from humans fell by 5.7%, according to Imperva Research Labs’ 2021 Bad Bot Report. More than 40% of all web traffic...
Apr 19, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated the demand for digital transformation at the same time, technology investments are under more scrutiny to deliver more for less. This has urged...
Apr 19, 2021
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Dell Technologies' announcement to spin off its majority stake in the virtualization company, VMware, gives two perspectives: First, Dell's efforts drive greater efficiencies, innovation, and value...
Apr 16, 2021
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Open source software provides the foundation for the vast majority of applications across all industries, according to Synopsys’ 2021 Open Source Security & Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report. The...
Apr 16, 2021
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Digital domestic money transfer transaction values will rise from USD 2 trillion in 2020 to USD 3.4 trillion in 2025; driven by the growth of mobile money transfers, according to Juniper Research....
Apr 16, 2021
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Malicious users seem to have understood that adapting some of the tricks used by advance persistent threat (APT) groups works well in achieving a wide variety of their goals, such as using ransomware...
Apr 16, 2021
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Nearly two-thirds (63%) of digital marketing leaders continue to struggle with delivering personalized experiences to their customers, according to Gartner. In a survey of 350 marketing leaders from...
Apr 16, 2021
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While 89% of companies think a CX strategy is important or very important to business success, less than half (47%) review and evaluate their CX strategy annually or even less frequently, according...
Apr 15, 2021
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As industries across the world witnessed a rapid acceleration in digitization, technology-driven companies are now leading the path to a faster recovery globally. The National Association of Software...
Apr 15, 2021
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The move to mass remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic saw the mobile attack surface expand dramatically, resulting in 97% of organizations facing mobile threats from several attack vectors,...
Apr 14, 2021
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The demand for Digital Innovation (DI), driven by shifting markets, evolving consumer expectations, and digital competition, has done far more than just transform networks. It has completely changed...
Apr 14, 2021
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In Q4, McAfee Labs observed an average of 648 threats per minute, an increase of 60 threats per minute (10%) over Q3. The two quarters also saw COVID-19-related cyber-attack detections increase by...
Apr 13, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people live, work and socialize, accelerating demand for innovation, as retailers, consumer goods, and travel companies shift from reacting to the crisis to...
Apr 13, 2021
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The pandemic has been a driving factor in accelerating the rate of digital adoption and stirring up the consumer offerings – both of which has helped ICT Spending to show a positive outlook in 2021....
Apr 13, 2021
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While the percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked had declined since the second half of 2019, this number again started to rise in the second half of 2020. Globally, the...
Apr 12, 2021
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The CIO&Leader Samman was launched in 2019 to mark the 20th anniversary of the annual CIO&Leader Conference, to acknowledge the contribution of senior IT leaders in Indian enterprises....
Apr 12, 2021
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In a bid to accelerate the digitization of the Indian judicial system, the e-committee of the country's Supreme Court has issued the draft vision document for phase III of the e-courts project. The...
Apr 09, 2021
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Ransomware, malicious spam, mobile malware and other threats to consumers evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to Bitdefender’s 2020 Consumer Threat Landscape Report, which...
Apr 09, 2021
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In 2020, the most common incidents that financial organizations suffered regarding data in the cloud were phishing attacks (reported by 26%), targeted attacks on cloud infrastructure (22%) and...
Apr 08, 2021
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Cybercriminals increasingly often use legitimate services such as Google Forms and Telegram to obtain user data stolen during phishing attacks, according to Group-IB. Alternative ways to obtain data...
Apr 08, 2021
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IT spending in India is projected to total USD 93 billion in 2021, an increase of 7.3% from 2020, according to Gartner. The growth in India will be lower than the global average, as worldwide IT...
Apr 08, 2021
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Bringing a 10-year-old legal battle between Google and Oracle on copyright to an end, the US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Google. The issue of contention was Google’s copying of about 11,500...
Apr 07, 2021
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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
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Cyber-attackers and fraudsters are upping their game by leveraging modern-day digital tools to target enterprises and employees to carry out fierce cyber-attacks. As reported by Google's Threat...
Apr 07, 2021
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99% of security professionals report challenges with the security of their IoT and IIoT devices, and 95% are concerned about risks associated with these connected devices, according to a Tripwire-...
Apr 06, 2021
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For manufacturing enterprises, achieving continual speed and efficiency — both at the process and people level — remains one of the inherent challenges. The industrial sector has traditionally...
Apr 06, 2021
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Despite cyberattacks increasing, cybersecurity budgets have remained stagnant and executive teams continue to underestimate the level of damage threats can do to organizations, according to Sophos’...
Apr 05, 2021
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The global workforce sees the shift to remote working as just the tip of the iceberg. Reflecting the fact the pandemic has accelerated a number of workforce trends, 60% of workers are worried that...
Apr 05, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has put extensive pressure on the traditional banking sector to transform itself digitally or risk losing its customers altogether. Often considered digitally advanced, many...
Apr 02, 2021
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Many aspects of life and work stopped or slowed down significantly during the pandemic. But new research from SingleStore indicates that data requirements in the age of COVID-19 have been greater...
Apr 01, 2021
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Data-stealing ransomware attacks, information harvesting malware, and supply chain attacks are among the critical threats to organizations, according to F-Secure’s study. One of the most notable...
Apr 01, 2021
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There are challenges and priorities of communication service providers as they respond to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, according to A10 Networks’ study. The study was undertaken by independent...
Apr 01, 2021
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55% of CIOs plan to increase their total number of full-time employees (FTEs) in IT across the course of 2021, according to a recent survey from Gartner. They will predominantly focus staffing growth...
Apr 01, 2021
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Most (61%) manufacturers have experienced cybersecurity incidents in their smart factories and are struggling to deploy the technology needed to effectively manage cyber risk, according to Trend...
Mar 31, 2021
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More than 80% of global IT decision-makers have already adopted, or plan to adopt or expand, cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) initiatives over the next two years, according to a study...
Mar 31, 2021
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The convergence of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and Big Data is driving the adoption of digital twins across industries to build products, monitor assets...
Mar 31, 2021
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More than 70.3 billion real-time payments transactions were processed globally in 2020, a surge of 41% compared to the previous year, as the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically accelerated trends away...
Mar 31, 2021
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There is a dangerous disconnect between the need for organizations to keep their data protected and the ineffective investments they’ve made trying to reach that goal, according to Acronis’ survey....
Mar 30, 2021
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