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End-user spending on public cloud services in India will total USD 4.1 billion in 2021, an increase of 29.4% from 2020, according to Gartner.    “The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic was the starting...
Nov 25, 2020
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IT spending in India will total USD 81.9 billion in 2021, an increase of 6% from 2020, according to Gartner. IT spending in 2020 is expected to total USD 79.3 billion, down 8.4% from 2019. “The COVID...
Nov 23, 2020
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In the manufacturing industry, security teams are seeing the information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments are converging at a rapid pace, according to TrapX Security’s...
Nov 23, 2020
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be leveraged as part of defender stratagems as more organizations lock horns with sophisticated cyberattacks and become more resilient, according to Wipro’s State of...
Nov 23, 2020
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The cover story in the ITNEXT November 2020 Issue is on the spectacular growth of UPI and the growth pangs that it has been witnessing of late. The technical decline numbers of UPI that is rising...
Nov 23, 2020
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Unified Payment Interface, UPI for short, has been a game changer in the Indian payment system. The rise of UPI, developed by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), has not just democratized...
Nov 23, 2020
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Hybrid cloud is still the frontrunner as the ideal IT infrastructure model (86% of respondents think so), and respondents running hybrid environments are more likely to plan to focus on strategic...
Nov 20, 2020
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Management of applications in heterogeneous cloud environments introduces new challenges for IT, DevOps and application owners. One of the challenges of this is that each environment offers different...
Nov 20, 2020
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External attacks on companies result in the most expensive cyber insurance losses but it is employee mistakes and technical problems that are the most frequent generator of claims by number,...
Nov 19, 2020
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The ongoing impact of COVID-19 pandemic, which has disrupted the traditional business operation landscape, has forced the enterprises to adopt a proactive rather than a reactive approach to address...
Nov 18, 2020
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In 2020, there has been continued proliferation of ransomware and heightened concerns around nation-state actors, according to CrowdStrike’s 2020 Global Security Attitude Survey. The survey reveals...
Nov 18, 2020
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Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will grow 18.4% in 2021 to total USD 304.9 billion, up from USD 257.5 billion in 2020, according to Gartner. “The pandemic validated cloud’s value...
Nov 18, 2020
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There is a year-over-year reduction in the cybersecurity workforce gap, due in part to increased talent entry into the field and uncertain demand due to the economic impact of COVID-19, according to...
Nov 12, 2020
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Recent events have forced CISOs across all industries to rethink and refine their business continuity plans. Not only did the pandemic force organizations to transform their networks to accommodate...
Nov 11, 2020
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Rising adoption of emerging technologies like big data, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), along with enterprises’ focus on cost...
Nov 11, 2020
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Majority of the technology vendors continue to struggle with the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, leading Indian IT vendors continue to shine through the crisis, driven by their cloud and...
Nov 10, 2020
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Samir Dhaga has been promoted to President & CIO at PI Industries. In his earlier role, he was serving as the Senior Vice President & CIO at the same organization. Dhaga had also held many IT...
Nov 10, 2020
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65% of large Financial Services (FS) firms have suffered a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, according to HelpSystems’ study, titled Cybersecurity Challenges in Financial Services. The research...
Nov 09, 2020
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COVID has forced us to adjust fundamental aspects of our lives with little warning and against a background of anxiety and uncertainty. However, while they test us, such dislocative events can also...
Nov 09, 2020
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Cyber criminals are increasingly using ransomware, encrypted threats and attacks, leveraging non-standard ports, while overall malware volume declined for the third consecutive quarter, according to...
Nov 05, 2020
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Q2, 2020 saw an average of 419 new threats per minute as overall new malware samples grew by 11.5%, according to McAfee’s Threats Report: November 2020. The report examines cybercriminal activity...
Nov 05, 2020
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Business Email Compromise (BEC) campaign volume increased 15% quarter-over-quarter, driven by an explosion in invoice and payment fraud, according to Abnormal Security’s Quarterly BEC Report for Q3,...
Nov 04, 2020
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We have done a cover story on a company’s technology journey after a long time. Though the cover text has explicit reference to the extraordinary situation created by the pandemic, the story is...
Nov 04, 2020
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The advent of COVID-19 resulted in an unprecedented lockdown that kept getting extended and created an extraordinary situation. Businesses were impacted like never before. The level of impact could...
Nov 04, 2020
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As the world is on the cusp of a new autonomous tech era, with advances like driverless cars, human-machine integration, and groundbreaking robotics, it is still surprising to see organizations rely...
Nov 04, 2020
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As building digital IT infrastructure supporting resilient operations and pervasive experiences becomes a key priority, organizations in India are re-strategizing their IT spending plans....
Nov 03, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted the adoption of Zero Trust technology globally, according to Pulse Secure’s survey, titled The Enterprise Zero Trust Networking Strategies: Secure Remote Access...
Nov 02, 2020
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The rising costs of data breaches and the growing number of attacks to healthcare and other organizations is turning cybersecurity into a mission-critical technology for most industries, according to...
Nov 02, 2020
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Q3 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services were almost USD 33 billion, up 33% from the third quarter of 2019, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. Notably, the year-on-year...
Nov 02, 2020
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Criminal activity targeting the retail, travel, and hospitality sectors has ramped up with attacks of all types and sizes between July 2018 and June 2020, according to Akamai’s State of the Internet/...
Oct 30, 2020
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Concern about intentional data theft has doubled while fear of accidental data sharing has nearly halved, according to Netwrix’s 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Netwrix conducted this online survey in...
Oct 28, 2020
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While using company-issued devices, employees are still exhibiting risky behavior, according to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2020 report. More than 1,000 respondents in countries throughout the...
Oct 28, 2020
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More than 60% of organizations believe that legacy firewalls are ineffective in preventing damaging cyberattacks against applications, data centers, and data in the cloud, according to a Ponemon-...
Oct 28, 2020
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There is broad-based optimism for 5G revenue opportunities among Telecom sector respondents, but only if the new 5G services were both more secure and better tailored to key enterprise use cases,...
Oct 28, 2020
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As Coronavirus pandemic continues to hold sway over our lives, cheerful news about how businesses fought back and won are igniting sparks of hope and positivity. This is the tale of a business that...
Oct 28, 2020
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Manoj Pradhan has been appointed as the Head of Digital Infrastructure, Operations & Business Support for Asia Pacific at Kimberly-Clark. He will be based out of Kimberly-Clark Global Digital...
Oct 27, 2020
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Notwithstanding the burden of COVID-19 virus infected patients, healthcare providers are now recouping and bracing for the long haul to deliver care for non-COVID patients using digital technologies...
Oct 27, 2020
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Brett King, futurist and founder of Moven, the first mobile bank, predicted in his famous ‘Banking 4.0: Banking Everywhere, Never at a Bank’ in 2019, “It’s (Banking) all about the experience. Any...
Oct 26, 2020
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Companies that implement more SaaS components innovate faster than those that don’t; and those that do innovate faster are relying more heavily on developer teams for input in SaaS purchasing...
Oct 22, 2020
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There is an increase in consumer concern about data sharing during the pandemic and the security challenges organizations are facing in supporting employees and customers in remote-first world,...
Oct 22, 2020
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Healthcare providers require applications and online services to streamline processes, manage patient data and cut costs. The growth of online services and web-based content introduces new challenges...
Oct 22, 2020
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Cloud SaaS applications are becoming more essential for enabling remote workers, however, security concerns remain, according to AppOmni’s survey. More than 200 IT security professionals were...
Oct 21, 2020
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Ravinder Arora has joined Infogain as Group CISO. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at Iris Software. Earlier, he served as Account Security Officer at HP and Information Security Specialist at...
Oct 21, 2020
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Given the continuous evolution of Money Laundering (ML) schemes, it is increasingly challenging for Anti-money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) professionals to remain...
Oct 21, 2020
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Even as the world prepares itself for the New Normal, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on enterprise security has been huge. According to Gartner’s research, 54% of HR leaders have cited that poor...
Oct 20, 2020
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The digitalization of industrial infrastructure is underway and 55% of organizations are confident that the Internet of Things, as one of its key aspects, will change the state of security in...
Oct 19, 2020
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Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned that the technology will replace their roles than their veteran...
Oct 16, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has largely proven to be an accelerator of cloud adoption and extension and will continue to drive a faster conversion to cloud-centric IT, according to IDC. The total worldwide...
Oct 16, 2020
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Organizations are never the same after being hit by ransomware, according to Sophos’ global survey, titled Cybersecurity: The Human Challenge. In particular, the confidence of IT managers and their...
Oct 15, 2020
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Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) play a critical role in Indian economy, contributing 34% of the GDP and employing 21% of the country’s workforce, second only to agriculture. More importantly SMBs...
Oct 15, 2020
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