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Did you know? 90% of the world’s data today got created just in the last two years. In the digital economy, organizations are trying to manage burgeoning data, while simultaneously trying to extract...
Feb 19, 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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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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Concerns that the assumptions underpinning organizational strategy may be outdated or misaligned to current growth objectives topped business leaders’ concerns in Gartner’s latest Emerging Risks...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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Even though the draft Personal Data Protection Bill has been referred to a House Select Committee, the Government of India has made its intention clear that data localization (one copy of all data...
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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In today’s regulatory environment, technological advancements are bringing in change at a rapid pace. Regulators and businesses are challenged to maintain a balance between fostering innovation,...
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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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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 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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I joined NEXT100 journey when it was exactly halfway through—in 2015—which means I missed the excitement and uncertainties of the early days. With that the thought process that went behind the...
Jan 22, 2020
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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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2020 is all about executing on enterprise digital transformation. Early digital adopters are now beginning to show real traction and gains – particularly when it comes to customer, and more...
Jan 17, 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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Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. Financial terms were not disclosed.   The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading...
Jan 14, 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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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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Sanjay happens to be the most common first name among the NEXT100 award winners in the ten years, since the awards—the only such awards to identify next generation IT leaders—got instituted in 2010....
Jan 06, 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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The year 2019 witnessed key CISOs moving to different companies or taking up new positions within the same company. Presenting to you a list of 60 such CISOs... December 2019 Amit Jaokar moved to...
Dec 30, 2019
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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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2019 was a year of rapid innovation – and disruption – for both the IT industry and the broader business community. With the widespread adoption of hybrid multicloud as the de-facto architecture for...
Dec 20, 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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Today, we live in a world where technology is redefining the way we work, live and play. Significantly, our future is quickly being reshaped by digital transformation technologies like Artificial...
Dec 17, 2019
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With digital transformation gaining traction and the acceleration of next-gen technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and others, organisations are...
Dec 16, 2019
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