CIO&Leader

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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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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Cyber security is anything but new to the readers of CIO&Leader. It has existed for long as a major agenda item for the CIOs and later, the specialized managers called the Chief Information...
Oct 10, 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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Vidya Rao has joined Genpact as CIO. Earlier, she had worked for more than 16 years at Accenture, mostly as Managing Director. Prior to that, she had worked in various managerial capacities in...
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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NTT business in India will be led by Kiran Bhagwanani, CEO, India for NTT. He will be responsible for making sure the country meets the ambitious objectives of NTT and its clients. He reports to John...
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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Barracuda Networks, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, recently announced the general availability of Barracuda Forensics and Incident Response. Previously available only to...
Oct 01, 2019
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Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, recently announced the general availability (GA) of its Infor Coleman AI (Artificial Intelligence) Platform for embedded...
Oct 01, 2019
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Alibaba Group recently unveiled its first AI inference chip developed by T-Head under the Alibaba DAMO Academy, an initiative to lead technology development and scientific research. The high-...
Oct 01, 2019
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Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, recently announced that IndiGo, India’s largest airline, has deployed Fortinet Secure SD-WAN solution across its...
Sep 30, 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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The Directorate General of Training (DGT) division of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, has signed an agreement with Global IT major IBM where the latter will carry out a...
Sep 25, 2019
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Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced the results of its latest...
Sep 24, 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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Dell Technologies is introducing a portfolio of all-new Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, new Ready Solutions for High-Performance Computing (HPC), and simplified management integrations with leading...
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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Yes Bank, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank, has partnered with Microsoft to strengthen its first of its kind, AI enabled chatbot, Yes Robot, with advanced NLP engine LUIS (Language...
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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Plantronics, (“Poly” - formerly Plantronics and Polycom), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced that the Poly G7500, a video...
Sep 04, 2019
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The theme for this year’s annual CIO&Leader was focused on the need for CIOs to reinvent—the way business is done, leveraging technology, but also, themselves. Today, businesses of all types and...
Sep 03, 2019
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The 20th annual CIO&Leader Conference was also the first in its two-decade history to be held in a metro city. It was themed CIO Reloaded, which was derived from the need for the CIO to transform...
Sep 03, 2019
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Athenta Technologies, a leading platform-based enterprise that specializes in Integrated Infrastructure Management Business, has brought in a new Enterprise Management Solution. The robust solution...
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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Priya Dar has joined Amway as Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation. She is NEXT100 Winner 2016. Earlier, she was associated with Godfrey Phillips India as CIO. She has also worked in different...
Sep 02, 2019
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Sumit Puri has joined Evercare Group as Group CTO. Earlier, he was associated with Max Healthcare as CIO. He has also worked in various leadership and managerial capacities in companies like...
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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Archie Jackson has joined technology services and consulting firm, Incedo as Senior Director and Head of IT & IS.  Jackson, a NEXT100 winner in 2011, was with Genpact as AVP, IT and Information...
Aug 23, 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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