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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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Piramal Glass, Asia’s largest specialty glass manufacturer, has successfully kicked off its first cross-border trade digitization program using blockchain. The company is prioritizing the technology...
Mar 03, 2021
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The majority of all malware is now delivered via cloud applications, underscoring how attackers increasingly abuse popular cloud services to evade legacy security defenses putting enterprise data...
Mar 02, 2021
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Swami TV has joined as the Global Chief Digital Officer of Tata Consumer Products. Immediately prior to this, he was the Chief Digital Officer at Nissan Motor Corporation. Earlier, he was associated...
Mar 01, 2021
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95% of IT leaders say that client and company data is at risk on email, according to Egress’ 2021 Data Loss Prevention Report. In addition, an overwhelming 83% of organizations have suffered data...
Mar 01, 2021
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Financial organizations are planning to invest in emerging technologies in the next three years, with cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) being the most favored choice, according to Gartner. “...
Feb 26, 2021
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Worldwide government IT spending will total USD 483 billion in 2021, an increase of 5.1% from 2020, according to Gartner. “Government organizations continue to be challenged with the appropriate...
Feb 24, 2021
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Sharad Goklani has been appointed as President & CTO at AU Small Finance Bank. He joins from Equitas Small Finance Bank where he served as the EVP & CTO. Earlier, he was associated with...
Feb 23, 2021
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Yagnesh Parikh has joined as Group CTO of AK Capital Services. Most recently, he served as the Chief Technology & Digital Officer and an advisor at ICICI Securities. He was associated with ICICI...
Feb 23, 2021
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Nitin Rohilla has been appointed as CIO at Adani Power. Immediately prior to this, he was Vice President at Adani Electricity. Earlier, he was associated with esteemed companies like Pidilite...
Feb 23, 2021
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Narendra Agrawal has joined as Global CIO of Dabur India. He joins from HUL where he was IT Head, Nutrition & Sales. Earlier, he was associated with esteemed companies like Capgemini and Amdocs....
Feb 23, 2021
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There is an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks, according to Accurics’ Cloud Cyber Resilience Report, which highlights security...
Feb 23, 2021
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Supply chain attacks, ransomware, data extortion and nation-state threats are proving to be more prolific than ever, according to Crowdstrike’s 2021 Global Threat Report. The report highlights unique...
Feb 23, 2021
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A majority of businesses see state-led and sponsored cyberattacks as a major threat. They are concerned about catastrophic reputational and financial consequences and call for greater international...
Feb 23, 2021
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Organizations are leveraging multi-cloud, cloud-native, and edge technologies to drive business growth and innovation, according to Turbonomic’s 2021 State of Multi-cloud Report. The report surveyed...
Feb 22, 2021
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Vishal Singh has been appointed CTO at Clix Capital. Previously, he was with Suryoday Small Finance Bank where he served in the same capacity. Earlier, he was associated with FIS as Director of...
Feb 19, 2021
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The pandemic accelerated both the threat of fraud and the response to it, with corporate and banking alignment on defensive automation, according to Bottomline & Strategic Treasurer’s 2021...
Feb 19, 2021
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70% of customer service and support employees want to continue to work from home (WFH) at least once a week after the pandemic ends, according to a survey by Gartner. In September 2020, Gartner...
Feb 18, 2021
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The increasing importance of emotional intelligence and other skills required to work with different stakeholders are placing new demands on Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). However, it’s...
Feb 18, 2021
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While bitcoin continues to grow in popularity, a poll of 77 finance executives (including 50 CFOs) in February 2021 showed that 84% of respondents said they did not plan to ever hold bitcoin as a...
Feb 17, 2021
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APeJ spending on Internet of Things (IoT) was deeply impacted in 2020 due to the pandemic hitting major economies in the region, with spending growth descending to 7.1% YoY in 2020 – down from the 12...
Feb 17, 2021
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Innovations enabled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) are growing at a strong pace, which is evident from the technology taking the top spot in the patent filings of 2020. The need to automate business...
Feb 16, 2021
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Tirthankar Dutta has been appointed as VP & CISO Star & Disney India at The Walt Disney Company. Before joining Walt Diney, he served as SVP & Head - Information Security at Info Edge...
Feb 16, 2021
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At a time when global output is estimated to have shrunk by 3.2%, led by the 2020 pandemic, Indian Technology sector rallied round to grow at 2.3% year on year at the back of rapid acceleration in...
Feb 16, 2021
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The number of mobile video calling services reached 1.8 billion globally in 2020; rising from 1.2 billion in 2019, according to Juniper Research. This represents a growth of 50% over 12 months, as...
Feb 15, 2021
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There is a 154% increase in the number of attacks between 2019 and 2020, with growth in ransom-related DDoS (RDDoS) attacks and a rise in use of existing attack vectors, including web applications,...
Feb 15, 2021
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More than 70% of CXOs of global companies consider mainframe or legacy modernization a strategic business priority for the next three years, according to TCS’ global survey. The study, conducted in...
Feb 15, 2021
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Thanks to cyber attacks making regular headlines in the news, it’s no secret that massive data breaches are a significant threat to organizations. However, a recent F-Secure report highlights the...
Feb 12, 2021
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Bob Carver, Principal - Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence and Analytics at Verizon is the top cybersecurity influencer on Twitter during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, according to an analysis of...
Feb 11, 2021
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Security spending in critical infrastructure has been little impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, save for some reshuffling on where that spend is most needed. The effect has been mostly in increased...
Feb 11, 2021
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Legal technology budgets will increase threefold through 2025 as general counsel face unprecedented pressure both in terms of managing legal workload and driving efficiency in their departments,...
Feb 11, 2021
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2020 has changed our relationship with money and people now trust robots more than themselves to manage their finances, according to a new study by Oracle. The study of more than 9,000 consumers and...
Feb 11, 2021
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ESDS, India’s leading Managed Data Center and Cloud Hosting Service provider, has recently launched the country’s fastest and cost-effective Content Delivery Network, Enlight CDN. The offering is...
Feb 10, 2021
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The consumer robotic market pushed through the pandemic's disruption to deliver continued growth in 2020 as consumers spent more time at home and invested in robotic offerings that made life simpler...
Feb 10, 2021
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In 2020, the most common incidents that government agencies experienced in the cloud were phishing (reported by 39% of organizations), accidental data leakage (24%) and targeted attacks on the...
Feb 10, 2021
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India’s score in online civility had improved to 68 in 2020 from that of 71 in 2019, indicating that fewer people are experiencing negative online interactions or encountering online risks, according...
Feb 10, 2021
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Infrastructure software revenue in India will total USD 4.6 billion in 2021, a 12% increase from 2020, according to Gartner. “In 2021, Indian CIOs will continue to focus on maintaining business...
Feb 10, 2021
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Shree Cement aims to seamlessly enhance its productivity and bring in supply chain efficiencies across its manufacturing plants. With a view to achieving this, the company has tied up with IBM. The...
Feb 09, 2021
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In 2020, every second fraudulent transaction in the finance industry was an account takeover, according to Kaspersky. According to anonymized statistics of events detected by Kaspersky Fraud...
Feb 09, 2021
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A top challenge for many CEOs over the next few years is managing an "anywhere" workforce, according to IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) study. CEOs of outperforming organizations – those who...
Feb 09, 2021
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By 2023, more than one-in-ten workers will seek to trick Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems used to measure employee behavior and productivity, according to Gartner. Such systems have seen a...
Feb 09, 2021
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There is growing popularity of domestic apps as they continued to climb up the ladder in India’s app race, according to AppsFlyer’s State of App Marketing in India 2021 report. The report's...
Feb 09, 2021
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A significant number of companies have updated their security strategies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Pro-Vigil’s survey. These updates coincide with 20% of survey respondents...
Feb 08, 2021
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As the pandemic continues and schools experience renewed closures or pursue a hybrid model of learning (in-person and remote), the educational sector continues to attract the attention of...
Feb 08, 2021
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Rupesh Nain has joined as VP & CIO - Natural Resources at Adani Group. He moves from JCB India where he Ied IT strategy and digital transformation initiatives for more than 6 years. Prior to JCB...
Feb 08, 2021
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APeJ spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will grow rapidly at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.7% (2019-2024) and reach USD 28.8 billion by 2024, according to IDC’s...
Feb 08, 2021
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Artificial Intelligence (AI), banking and insurtech emerged as the most mentioned trends among fintech influencer discussions on Twitter during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, according to...
Feb 05, 2021
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Global healthcare organizations (HCOs) have accelerated their spending on cloud migration, but many may be over-estimating their ability to protect these environments, according to Trend Micro’s...
Feb 05, 2021
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