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Phishing attacks have been a leading cause for breaches globally, with 83% of information security (infosec) professionals reported having experienced phishing attacks in 2018, up from 76% in 2017,...
Jan 21, 2020
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Industrial firms, due to increased digitalization, are more exposed to cyberthreats than ever before, according to a Fortinet-Forrester Consulting joint survey. In addition, the lack of collaboration...
Jan 21, 2020
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Imagine what you would have done differently in your network if you could have just seen a few years into the future. Would you have been quicker to embrace the cloud? What about the time and money...
Jan 21, 2020
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Flexibility and elasticity are top priority to corporates in the age of digital transformation with IT being no exception. From the perspective of IT, virtualization and cloud computing have become...
Jan 16, 2020
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For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (35% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business...
Jan 15, 2020
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As many as six technology companies increased their enterprise IT revenues by more than USD 10 billion in the last decade. Top eight vendors collectively grew their annual enterprise IT revenues by...
Jan 13, 2020
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In the initial days of Software as a Service (SaaS), one of its biggest attraction was that it allowed the non-IT functional executives to invest in the solutions that solved their problems well—and...
Jan 13, 2020
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Companies are inclined towards talent with interpersonal and people-oriented skills, according to this year’s most in-demand soft skills list, provided by LinkedIn. While task-oriented skills remain...
Jan 10, 2020
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From the emerge of cognitive intelligence, in-memory-computing, fault-tolerant quantum computing, new materials-based semiconductor devices, to faster growth of industrial IoT, large-scale...
Jan 10, 2020
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More than 70% of websites now use SSL encryption. The Google Transparency Report statistics below show a very rapid rise in adoptions of HTTPS for Chrome browser users worldwide. Unfortunately, the...
Jan 09, 2020
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Nearly 80% of C-level executives in India believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organizations, they risk going out of...
Jan 08, 2020
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Organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies, according to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security professionals. As per the survey, over 44% of respondents...
Jan 03, 2020
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For the first time in over three years, a mobile trojan has entered the overall top malware listing as well as being the most prevalent mobile threat over the past month, according to Check Point...
Dec 26, 2019
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The overall server market in India witnessed a Year-over-Year (YoY) growth of 0.8% in terms of revenue to reach USD 280.1 million in CY 3Q19 versus USD 277.8 million in CY 3Q18, according to the...
Dec 24, 2019
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People-centric threats are causing the most detrimental cybersecurity breaches, which include socially-engineered attacks and human errors, rather than failure of technology or process, according to...
Dec 20, 2019
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CPaaS revenues are on track to once again grow by over 40% in 2019, according to Synergy Research Group. With revenues in the first three quarters of the year having already surpassed full-year 2018...
Dec 19, 2019
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The digital transformation journey of Indian organizations’ is getting increasingly hindered by cyberattacks, according to a Forcepoint-Frost & Sullivan Risk & Cybersecurity study. The study...
Dec 18, 2019
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The rise of Insurtech companies is truly disrupting the insurance industry. Some of the traditional challenges faced by insurance companies like customer service, rising costs, customer acquisition...
Dec 16, 2019
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The pioneer in the concept of ‘Digital Mine’ has been Rio Tinto, the Australian mining major which transformed Pilbara mine into a mine of the future, with a real-time operations center in Perth,...
Dec 16, 2019
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A small change in the Payment & Settlement systems by RBI, it is a giant leap for making our life more digital. We do not live our life between 8 to 7; and on working days only. Do we? From next...
Dec 11, 2019
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In these days of celebratory reporting, it is no surprise that the news of India’s falling ranking in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index has been severely underreported in Indian...
Dec 09, 2019
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The Union Cabinet has cleared the Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. The bill, India’s own privacy protection bill, on the lines of UK Data Protection Bill and European GDPR, will be introduced in...
Dec 04, 2019
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Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will be USD 18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the USD 10.5 billion, expected to be spent in 2019, according to IDC’s...
Nov 28, 2019
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific is expected to reach USD 16.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 20.01% over previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual...
Nov 26, 2019
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Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Counter Threat Intelligence will evolve and this will shift the traditional advantage of the cybercriminal, according to Fortinet’s threat landscape...
Nov 25, 2019
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Reliance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to combat cybersecurity threats is forecasted to increase by several orders of magnitude over the next five years. A report from P&S Market Research says...
Nov 25, 2019
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Majority (85%) of developers said security is very important to the coding and development process, and 75% said they are worried about the security of these apps, according to WhiteHat Security’s...
Nov 22, 2019
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Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro’s 2020 predictions report. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue...
Nov 21, 2019
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Asia/Pacific spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 522.7 million in 2019 – recording an increase of 81% when compared to 2018 – according to the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain...
Nov 19, 2019
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The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total USD 266.4 billion, up from USD 227.8 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. “At this point, cloud adoption is...
Nov 18, 2019
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Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite the fact that nine out of ten expressed concerns over future...
Nov 15, 2019
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The year 2020 will finally see all the hype words of the past decade come together to create completely connected environments that are capable of running themselves autonomously to build more...
Nov 14, 2019
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7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively, according to...
Nov 13, 2019
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IT spending in India will total USD 94 billion in 2020, up from USD 88.5 billion in 2019 (an increase of 6.6%), according to Gartner. “2020 will be a rebound year for India’s IT spending as consumers...
Nov 11, 2019
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Mobile/IoT devices are increasing day-by-day and digital payment industry is also on the peak. IoT and mobile devices has a great impact on human lives, it is penetrating numerous aspects in human...
Nov 11, 2019
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50% of people with a smartphone but without a bank account will use a mobile-accessible cryptocurrency account, according to Gartner. This is among the top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond,...
Nov 07, 2019
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With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, most organizations (over 90%) believe that the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020, according to FireEye’s Cyber Trendscape...
Nov 05, 2019
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Much has been made about the cybersecurity skills gap, and for good reason. There is a scarcity of cybersecurity professionals worldwide, which makes networks and those who depend on them—which is...
Nov 04, 2019
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By now, the incident of a malware hitting Nuclear Power Corporation of Indian Ltd (NPCIL)’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) is all across media and social media. The matter has been politicized...
Oct 31, 2019
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Artificial Intelligence is already impacting our lives in a major way. Be it getting driving instructions through our smart phone or getting daily reminders by our fitness device to increase our...
Oct 31, 2019
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Businesses are looking to optimize and accelerate their Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), in order to improve their operational efficiency and gain a competitive edge. Service mesh is the...
Oct 30, 2019
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Gartner has identified nine digital experience trends that organizations need to explore in 2020. CIOs should consider these trends in their strategic planning over the next 12 months as the span of...
Oct 29, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity, generally people under the age of 30 and digital natives are far more aware of the potential risks of the online world -- of data breaches, hack attacks, and other...
Oct 25, 2019
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The march to digitalization is so commonplace today that 40% of global CIOs have reached scale for their digital endeavors, more than doubling the proportion of enterprises from 2018, according to...
Oct 24, 2019
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Over 50% enterprises believe 5G will help customer acquisition and generate new revenue streams, according to Infosys Knowledge Institute’s market research titled, ‘State of 5G – The Road Ahead’. The...
Oct 23, 2019
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71% of global organizations see the emergence of quantum computers as a large threat to security, according to a new study from DigiCert, the world’s leading provider of TLS/SSL and PKI solutions....
Oct 21, 2019
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Small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become a prime target for cyber attackers, with ransomware being the most common cyber threat, according to cybersecurity company, Datto’s latest Global...
Oct 18, 2019
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Climate change is the most important crisis the planet is facing today. Millions of people from all over the world took to the streets recently demanding urgent governmental action to help control...
Oct 17, 2019
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A record 61% of enterprises worldwide are on the path to becoming “intelligent,” compared to only 49% in 2018, according to Zebra Technologies Corporation’s third annual Intelligent Enterprise Index...
Oct 16, 2019
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Operator and vendor revenues across seven key cloud service and infrastructure market segments for the first half of 2019 passed the USD 150 billion milestone, having grown by 24% from the first half...
Oct 15, 2019
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