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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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Organizations are concerned about their ability to keep up with a rapidly changing business landscape, driven in part by concerns about their own organizations’ lagging and misconceived...
Jul 25, 2019
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The cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and now costs USD 3.92 million on average, according to results of IBM Security’s annual study examining the financial impact of data...
Jul 24, 2019
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With digital transformation becoming a norm in most organizations, the last couple of years saw the emergence of a new type of executive emerged in the already crowded C-Suite: Chief Digital Officer...
Jul 23, 2019
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While public cloud providers expand their security services to protect their platforms, it is ultimately the customers’ responsibility to secure their data and applications on those platforms. While...
Jul 22, 2019
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The role of the Chief Information Officer or the CIO has grown over the years. The disruptive potential of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are replacing the...
Jul 19, 2019
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Organizations that are working with artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) have, on average, four AI/ML projects in place, according to a recent survey by Gartner. Of all respondents,...
Jul 18, 2019
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Digital signatures and certificates, which act as the sender’s personal seal of authenticity over any electronic document, are an essential component of online businesses. However, the number of...
Jul 17, 2019
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CIOs and security teams spend a good number of their work hours managing security. Yet they are challenged with issues, such as a lack of expertise, budget and up-to-date technology. And as a result...
Jul 16, 2019
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IT managers feel overwhelmed by the volume of cyberattack attempts, with most of them admitting that successful hacks of their company networks are becoming the norm, according to a Sophos research...
Jul 15, 2019
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It is important to know ‘your identity’. Every organization wants to know, from the e-retailer to the tax office to the bank. However, there are 2 main issues with this: It is very easy for...
Jul 12, 2019
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Worldwide IT spending will total USD 3.74 trillion in 2019, an increase of 0.6% from 2018, according to Gartner. This is slightly down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 1.1% growth. “Despite...
Jul 11, 2019
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While digital transformation has strengthened collaboration across the C-Suite, giving a boost to growth and innovation in many ways, it has also blurred the lines of roles and responsibilities. A ...
Jul 11, 2019
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Companies are more connected to their customers now than ever before.  After spending billions to digitally transform themselves, organizations have exponentially increased the number of touchpoints...
Jul 09, 2019
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As organizations strive to make their operations more agile in response to dynamic marketplace, they try to connect their Operational Technology (OT) systems to the Information Technology (IT)...
Jul 09, 2019
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Cybersecurity issues are increasingly becoming a concern in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals, shows a new research report. The study conducted by Forescout suggests that IT and business...
Jul 08, 2019
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Trust is critical for organizations to succeed in this digital world as consumers overwhelmingly prefer to transact with a trusted digital platform. However, a new study jointly conducted by...
Jul 04, 2019
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With increasing smartphone penetration and internet access, insurance companies – which have historically been a laggard – are adapting to the modern customer needs by adopting new technological...
Jul 02, 2019
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There has been a 62% increase in overall malware detections compared to Q4, 2018, according to WatchGuard Technologies’ quarterly Internet Security Report for Q1, 2019. The report also found that...
Jul 01, 2019
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By 2022, 75% of all databases will be deployed or migrated to a cloud platform, with only 5% ever considered for repatriation to on-premises, according to Gartner. This trend will largely be due to...
Jul 01, 2019
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As enterprises across industries are increasingly focusing on digital transformation, experts believe that automation of business processes has made considerable headway and is clearly becoming a C-...
Jun 28, 2019
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To successfully recruit and hire candidates in today’s digital era, organizations must redefine the role of the hiring manager to be decisive, according to Gartner, Inc. Yet, more than three-quarters...
Jun 27, 2019
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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software revenue grew 63.1% in 2018 to USD 846 million, making it the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market, according to Gartner. Gartner...
Jun 27, 2019
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Until recently, the enterprise segment has been slow to incorporate AI as a security measure – the obvious reason being AI itself is still a work in progress and it took a while for CIO/CISOs to cut...
Jun 26, 2019
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Gone are the days when workplaces were associated with traditional, desk-bound 9 to 5 jobs. Today, businesses are increasingly shifting towards new ways of getting work done, which gives more...
Jun 26, 2019
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Mobile technology investment will be a growing priority for up to 60% of Asia-Pacific organizations, according to Zebra Technologies Corporation’s Asia-Pacific vision study on the Future of Field...
Jun 25, 2019
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Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, grew 11.4% year over year in the...
Jun 21, 2019
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The number of devices connected to the Internet, including the machines, sensors, and cameras that make up the Internet of Things (IoT), continues to grow at a steady pace. According to IDC, there...
Jun 20, 2019
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Leveraging the automation continuum is security and risk management leaders’ latest imperative in creating and preserving value at their organization, according to Gartner. Katell Thielemann,...
Jun 20, 2019
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  Public cloud services revenue in India will total USD 2.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 24.3% from 2018, according to Gartner. Although India revenue will only represent 1.2% of the global public...
Jun 19, 2019
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The first thing that comes to mind when we talk about blockchain, is Bitcoin. Blockchain has been stereotyped or correlated with Bitcoin and crypto currencies even though its applications lies far...
Jun 18, 2019
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It used to be that competitive salaries, benefits and career development initiatives were enough to find and keep talent. Today, these things are table stakes. To compete and win in the raging battle...
Jun 18, 2019
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Adapting to an increasingly volatile regulatory environment is the top priority for privacy executives, with only approximately four in 10 confident in their current abilities to keep pace with new...
Jun 18, 2019
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Worldwide spending on customer experience and relationship management (CRM) software grew 15.6% to reach USD 48.2 billion in 2018, according to Gartner. CRM remains both the largest and the fastest...
Jun 17, 2019
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Indian consumers are the most open when it comes to sharing their data with brands, finds  a Verizon survey of 6000 consumers across 15 major countries. This openness, however, is not coming from...
Jun 13, 2019
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