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CIO&Leader, the premier community platform and publication for Indian CIOs, is honoring selected veteran CIOs in India with CIO Samman, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its annual CIO...
Jul 12, 2019
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MonetaGo, the blockchain company that rose to prominence after it helped RBI’s banking R&D institution, IDRBT, in launching a pilot blockchain, has tasted success in India by launching a...
Feb 26, 2019
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While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the number one roadblock, which is understandable considering the volume and variety of threats organizations face today,...
Feb 21, 2020
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From May 2019 and continuing on until the end of the year, there was a dramatic shift by criminals who started targeting APIs, in an effort to bypass security controls, according to Akamai’s 2020...
Feb 20, 2020
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Myntra, India’s leading destination for fashion and lifestyle, has partnered with Microsoft to accelerate its digital transformation and offer an unmatched experience to its customers. Leveraging ...
Feb 19, 2020
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India will lead the way for salary increase in APAC in 2020 with 9.1%, followed by China (6.3%), Philippines (5.8%), Malaysia (5.3%), Singapore (3.8%), Australia (3.1%) and Japan (2.4%), according to...
Feb 18, 2020
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Sony Pictures Networks India has appointed Raj Mohan Srinivasan as CIO. Prior to this, he was in an entrepreneurial role. He has also worked in companies like IBM and Oracle. Srinivasan completed his...
Feb 18, 2020
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When it comes to growing a successful company, research shows it isn’t about getting the most out of employees, but delivering an experience that empowers them to be and do their best. And according...
Feb 18, 2020
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The stock market regulator, Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to allow live testing of new fintech products, services and business models by companies on select customers....
Feb 17, 2020
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Fortinet today announced the FortiGate 40F, a new Secure SD-WAN appliance powered by Fortinet’s patented SoC4 SD-WAN ASIC for Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs). FortiGate 40F is the most affordable...
Feb 17, 2020
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Emotet was the leading malware threat for the fourth month running, and was being spread during January 2020 using a Coronavirus-themed spam campaign, according to Check Point Research’s Global...
Feb 17, 2020
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Keysight Technologies announced collaboration with Riscure to advance the development of secure and resilient 5G networks, devices and services. An integrated ecosystem will progressively rely on...
Feb 17, 2020
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Sudhir Mittal has joined XandPi as CIO & Director. Prior to this, he was Director at Vardan Services. Earlier, he had served in various leadership capacities in companies like Cloud Planet...
Feb 14, 2020
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Concerns that the assumptions underpinning organizational strategy may be outdated or misaligned to current growth objectives topped business leaders’ concerns in Gartner’s latest Emerging Risks...
Feb 14, 2020
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Security professionals are overconfident in their tools with 50% of respondents reporting that they have experienced a security breach because one or more of their security products was not working...
Feb 13, 2020
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Anjani Rathor has taken over as the Chief Digital Officer of HDFC Bank. He was earlier with Airtel in various capacities handling transformation and CIO responsibility in different lines of business...
Feb 12, 2020
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Although there’s been plenty of talk about ‘tech-lash’, or pushback against the latest technology, the reality is people are using technology more than ever. 52% of consumers say that technology...
Feb 12, 2020
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Intelligent automation will catapult Indian economy to USD 5 trillion in the next five years, up from USD 2.7 trillion, according to Automation Anywhere study.  Today, automation is driving...
Feb 11, 2020
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83% of security professionals feel more overworked going into 2020 than they were at the beginning of 2019 and 82% said their teams were understaffed, according to Tripwire-Dimensional Research...
Feb 11, 2020
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Vikas Arora has been appointed as the Global SVP for IT & Security at ITWP Group of Companies including Toluna, Harris Interactive and KuRunData. Prior to this, he was VP - Global IT &...
Feb 10, 2020
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Hackers are using smarter techniques, such as brand impersonation, social engineering, and phishing to steal login credentials and access an email account, according to Barracuda study. Once the...
Feb 10, 2020
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By 2022, 75% of Tier-1 APeJ banks and insurance companies will deploy intelligent automation solutions at scale for increased automation, intelligent decision making, and improved operational...
Feb 07, 2020
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Vishwanath Ramarao has joined Acko as Chief Technology & Product Officer. Earlier, he was associated with esteemed companies like Google, Hike Messenger, AOL, Yahoo and Wipro. Ramarao completed...
Feb 07, 2020
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58% of government CIOs faced organizational disruption during the past four years, according Gartner’s 2020 global survey of CIOs. 52% of respondents said they had also faced a funding shortfall in...
Feb 06, 2020
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Cybercriminals are using more and more evasive tactics to target businesses and consumers, according to SonicWall’s 2020 Cyber Threat Report. “Cybercriminals are honing their ability to design,...
Feb 06, 2020
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ServiceNow today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Passage AI, a Mountain View, Calif.-based conversational AI platform company. The transaction will advance ServiceNow’s deep learning...
Feb 06, 2020
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Q4, 2019 spend on cloud infrastructure services increased by USD 2.8 billion over the previous quarter, which is by far the biggest quarterly increment the market has seen, according to Synergy...
Feb 05, 2020
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Key industry partners announced the launch of the MRO Blockchain Alliance, the air transport’s first industry-wide investigation into the use of blockchain to track, trace and record aircraft parts....
Feb 05, 2020
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Ashish Khanna has been appointed as the CISO of Oberoi Group. Earlier, he was Deputy Vice President - Corporate IT at the same organization. He also served as the IT Incharge at Taj Group of Hotels...
Feb 04, 2020
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On average, impacted organizations spent USD 11.45 million annually, on overall insider threat remediation and took 77 days to contain each incident, according to Proofpoint’s Cost of Insider Threats...
Feb 04, 2020
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Today, India’s data protection landscape is undergoing a rapid transformation as businesses prepare themselves to adopt the new-age technologies such as AI, ML etc. Due to this shift, large amount of...
Feb 03, 2020
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While the debate around what is good and what is not in the Union Budget 2020 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman continues—with many still trying to figure out how the new income tax...
Feb 02, 2020
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Infosys today announced that it has been awarded the accredited certification on ISO 27701, the international standard on data privacy, by Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC). Infosys is one of the...
Jan 31, 2020
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Indian-origin Arvind Krishna has been appointed as the new CEO of IBM. Krishna, currently the company’s SVP - Cloud & Cognitive Software, succeeds Ginni Rometty. Krishna joined IBM in 1990 and...
Jan 31, 2020
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Nearly 90% of global organizations surveyed were targeted with business email compromise (BEC) and spear phishing attacks in 2019, reflecting cybercriminals’ continued focus on compromising...
Jan 30, 2020
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In the next decade, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to broadly impact daily business operations and provide tangible benefits to employees and consumers, according to KPMG’s study, titled ...
Jan 29, 2020
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Bithal Bhardwaj has joined GMR Group as Group CISO. Prior to this, he was CISO - International Regions at GE. He has also worked in companies like Genpact, Satyam Computer Services and Neptune...
Jan 28, 2020
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Data is distributed broadly across devices and the cloud, highlighting critical gaps for enterprise security, according to McAfee’s research study titled Enterprise Supernova: The Data Dispersion...
Jan 28, 2020
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While most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value...
Jan 27, 2020
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Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage, according to Gartner. One of the main reasons for this development is that early...
Jan 24, 2020
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ActZero, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company, announced that it has acquired IntelliGO Networks, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response services. IntelliGO will continue...
Jan 24, 2020
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Qlik today announced the acquisition of RoxAI and its Ping intelligent alerting software to deliver actionable, self-service alerting and workflow automation capabilities that enhance analytics users...
Jan 23, 2020
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ServiceNow, the leading digital workflow company making work, work better for people, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Loom Systems, an Israel-based AIOps company. The...
Jan 23, 2020
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 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies, such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace. By 2024, these technologies will replace...
Jan 23, 2020
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In this data-driven era, AI is becoming a priority for organizations in India, driven by the need to automate, faster route to market, and agility. Organizations in India are warming up to leveraging...
Jan 22, 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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HIL Ltd, the CK Birla group-owned building material solutions company has introduced Connected Shop Floor in its 1.98 lakh CuM Chennai manufacturing plant for block and block jointing mortar. HIL’s...
Jan 20, 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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Paresh Goel has joined DB Digital as CTO. Prior to this, he was VP - Engineering at Meesho. He has also served as Director of Engineering at Hike Messenger and Computer Scientist 2 at Adobe Systems....
Jan 15, 2020
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