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Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services is forecast to grow 12.4% to reach USD 150.4 billion in 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner....
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A significant majority of companies that move to multi-cloud environments are not properly configuring their cloud-based services. According to new findings from Aqua’s “2021 Cloud Security Report:...
May 17, 2021
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The worldwide public cloud services market, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), System Infrastructure Software as a Service (SISaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service...
May 17, 2021
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The COVID-19 shutdowns have challenged the financial services industry’s core infrastructure. More than one year into the pandemic, banks, insurers, and other financial institutions report costly...
May 13, 2021
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85% of organizations using Microsoft 365 have suffered email data breaches in the last 12 months, according to Egress’ Outbound Email: Microsoft 365’s Security Blind Spot report. Remote working has...
May 13, 2021
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66% of CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to handle a cyberattack and 58% consider human error to be their biggest cyber vulnerability, proving that the work-from-home model necessitated by...
May 13, 2021
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Rajesh Garg has been appointed EVP & CDO at Yotta Infrastructure Solutions. Most recently, he had served as the CEO & Group CIO at Trident Group India. Earlier, he was associated with...
May 13, 2021
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With an unprecedented number of people working remotely, phishing and ransomware attacks increased by 11% and 6% respectively, with instances of Misrepresentation increasing by 15 times compared to...
May 13, 2021
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Implementing security used to be simple: Build a perimeter and protect the resources inside. But as apps are increasingly moving to the cloud and work is happening anywhere, things have become more...
May 12, 2021
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In Q1, 2021, the number of DDoS attacks dropped by 29% compared to the same period in 2020, but increased by 47% compared to Q4, 2020, according to data from Kaspersky DDoS Prevention. However, this...
May 11, 2021
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Cloud native adoption has both transformed the way organizations build modern applications and resulted in increased security threats and concerns, according to new research by Synk. Most notably,...
May 11, 2021
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There are concerns among security leaders about the threats bots pose, including site slowdowns caused by overwhelming traffic, new account fraud, credential cracking/brute force attacks, account...
May 11, 2021
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There is a significant breakdown in collaboration between two of the central components of the IT team: networking and security, according to Netskope’s research. While 49% of security teams and 44%...
May 10, 2021
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Over the last couple of years, drag and drop platforms, also known as low-code or no-code platforms, have gained immense popularity amongst enterprises to build great applications for mobile and web...
May 07, 2021
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The pandemic’s disruption has rippled across the globe, impacting workforces in nearly every sector. However, according to the findings from the State of Cybersecurity 2021 Part 1 survey report from...
May 05, 2021
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The worldwide UCaaS subscribers growth rate jumped to 41% in 2020, up from 27% in 2019, according to Synergy Research Group. While the market share of leader RingCentral has held steady at around 20...
May 05, 2021
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While we live in a modern age, surprisingly few enterprises have completely modernized their technology infrastructure, according to ASG Technologies’ report, titled What’s Slowing Modernization?...
May 04, 2021
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Despite still seeing a few phishing email attacks related to COVID-19, users are becoming more savvy and alert to these types of scams, according to KnowBe4’s Q1, 2021 Top-Clicked Phishing report....
May 04, 2021
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The average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in a year, increasing from USD761,106 in 2020 to USD1.85 million in 2021, according to Sophos’ The State of...
May 03, 2021
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Not long back in my professional career, I have seen a time when the most common complaint of enterprise IT heads was the lack of realization from their top management about the value technology...
May 03, 2021
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The black swan event of 2020 and its rampage across the globe compelled organizations to take wide-ranging measures to keep their operations afloat, which essentially begun with enabling remote...
May 03, 2021
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Q1 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services was in excess of USD 39 billion, having increased by well over USD 2 billion from the previous quarter and up 37% from the first quarter of...
Apr 30, 2021
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The value of losses due to e-commerce fraud will rise this year, from USD 17.5 billion in 2020 to over USD 20 billion by 2021; a growth of 18% over a single year, according to Juniper Research. The...
Apr 29, 2021
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End-user spending on public cloud services in India will total USD 4.4 billion in 2021, according to Gartner. As compared to 2020, end user spending on public cloud will grow 31.4% in 2021. “Indian...
Apr 29, 2021
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Jijy Oommen has joined as CTO of Aavas Financiers. She moves from Kinara Capital where she served in the same capacity. Earlier, she held various leadership and managerial positions at esteemed...
Apr 29, 2021
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Cybersecurity control failures was listed as the top emerging risk in 1Q21 in a global poll of 165 senior executives across function and geography, according to the latest Gartner’s Emerging Risks...
Apr 28, 2021
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Enterprises faced unprecedented cybersecurity risk in 2020 from increasing attack volume, the pandemic-driven digital transformation of work, and generally deficient cyber preparedness and training,...
Apr 27, 2021
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In Q1, Microsoft was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in Q4, 2020, according to Check Point Research’s Brand Phishing Report for Q1 2021. The report highlights...
Apr 26, 2021
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Sunil Pandey has been appointed CIO at HFCL. He joins from JWIL Infra where he served in the same capacity. Before joining JWIL Infra, he was the CIO of Sterlite Power. Earlier, he was associated...
Apr 26, 2021
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Increased phishing attacks, monetary gain and supply chain attacks have emerged as the key trends that characterised cybercrime for most of 2020, according to a new report from Keysight Technologies...
Apr 23, 2021
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The public cloud serves as the foundation for many businesses in the enterprise domain. Increasingly, telecom entities seek to partner with public cloud providers to use their compute capacity and...
Apr 23, 2021
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in APeJ is expected to reach USD 23.1 billion in 2021 – an increase of 12.6% over the previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Security...
Apr 22, 2021
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Phishing activity increased significantly in the first few months of 2020, taking advantage of pandemic-induced product shortages and increased usage of streaming services, according to OpenText’s...
Apr 22, 2021
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Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 23.1% in 2021 to total USD 332.3 billion, up from USD 270 billion in 2020, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. “The...
Apr 22, 2021
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Enterprises see protecting customer personal information as the top reason to encrypt data, and yet report actually encrypting customer data at a far lower rate, according to Entrust’s 2021 Global...
Apr 20, 2021
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There are two malicious spam campaigns that began in January, 2021, according to Sophos’ new research, titled BazarLoader Deploys A Pair of Novel Spam Vectors. The first targeted remote working...
Apr 19, 2021
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In 2020, there was highest percentage of bad bot traffic (25.6%), while traffic from humans fell by 5.7%, according to Imperva Research Labs’ 2021 Bad Bot Report. More than 40% of all web traffic...
Apr 19, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated the demand for digital transformation at the same time, technology investments are under more scrutiny to deliver more for less. This has urged...
Apr 19, 2021
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Open source software provides the foundation for the vast majority of applications across all industries, according to Synopsys’ 2021 Open Source Security & Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report. The...
Apr 16, 2021
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Malicious users seem to have understood that adapting some of the tricks used by advance persistent threat (APT) groups works well in achieving a wide variety of their goals, such as using ransomware...
Apr 16, 2021
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The move to mass remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic saw the mobile attack surface expand dramatically, resulting in 97% of organizations facing mobile threats from several attack vectors,...
Apr 14, 2021
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The demand for Digital Innovation (DI), driven by shifting markets, evolving consumer expectations, and digital competition, has done far more than just transform networks. It has completely changed...
Apr 14, 2021
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In Q4, McAfee Labs observed an average of 648 threats per minute, an increase of 60 threats per minute (10%) over Q3. The two quarters also saw COVID-19-related cyber-attack detections increase by...
Apr 13, 2021
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The pandemic has been a driving factor in accelerating the rate of digital adoption and stirring up the consumer offerings – both of which has helped ICT Spending to show a positive outlook in 2021....
Apr 13, 2021
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While the percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked had declined since the second half of 2019, this number again started to rise in the second half of 2020. Globally, the...
Apr 12, 2021
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Ransomware, malicious spam, mobile malware and other threats to consumers evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to Bitdefender’s 2020 Consumer Threat Landscape Report, which...
Apr 09, 2021
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Khizar Mohammed Momin has been appointed as CTO at Indian School Finance Company. Previously, he was VP & Head - IT at Toyota Financial Services India. Earlier, he was associated with several...
Apr 08, 2021
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In 2020, the most common incidents that financial organizations suffered regarding data in the cloud were phishing attacks (reported by 26%), targeted attacks on cloud infrastructure (22%) and...
Apr 08, 2021
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Cybercriminals increasingly often use legitimate services such as Google Forms and Telegram to obtain user data stolen during phishing attacks, according to Group-IB. Alternative ways to obtain data...
Apr 08, 2021
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IT spending in India is projected to total USD 93 billion in 2021, an increase of 7.3% from 2020, according to Gartner. The growth in India will be lower than the global average, as worldwide IT...
Apr 08, 2021
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