Most of you would have received this WhatsApp joke about COVID-19 being a far more effective driver of digital transformation within enterprises than either the CIOs or CEOs. The joke has an...
May 14, 2020
Some ideas and mindsets around the separation of work between business and IT teams appear to be entrenched in a previous era, causing issues for companies attempting to adapt business processes to...
May 12, 2020
Businesses in Financial Services are ahead of the healthcare and government sectors in adopting DevOps to increase their speed of development and free up developer time. This is a major finding...
May 11, 2020
Nearly a third (29%) of organizations in Europe and the Middle East still see usernames and passwords as one of the most effective means to protect access to their IT infrastructure, two years after...
May 07, 2020
Till as early as February, most companies were busy planning their long-term business strategies, setting ambitious growth targets and launching new products. However, an unforeseen force majeure...
May 06, 2020
People aren’t protecting themselves from cyber security risks even though they know they should, according to LastPass by LogMeIn’s Psychology of Passwords report. Year after year there is heightened...
May 06, 2020
81% of respondents, all responsible for securing their organizations’ digital assets, indicated that their job function has changed during the pandemic, according to (ISC)² COVID-19 Cybersecurity...
Apr 29, 2020
Thanks to new technologies and new applications of established technologies, the way people work will continue to change in 2020. However, securing these technologies will be high among the list of...
Apr 21, 2020
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is the most popular role model for the winners of NEXT100, India’s most coveted award for future IT leaders. As many as 16% winners in 2019 and 14% of winners in 2018 say he is...
Mar 16, 2020
In the current ecosystem, heterogeneous technology landscapes are becoming more and more prevalent due to partial movement of individual applications to cloud to achieve quick success and due to buzz...
Mar 05, 2020
A close analysis of the cybersecurity attacks of the past shows that, in most cases, the head of the cyber kill chain is formed by some kind of privilege abuse. In fact, Forrester estimates that...
Nov 08, 2019
The combined consumer and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments declined 4.4% year over year in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) with worldwide revenues of USD 3.5 billion....
Sep 06, 2019
Patch management seems to be an endless and thankless bucket of jobs that only get done when there is nothing else to do (thus almost never “on time”) or when something is about to break in a big way...
Aug 26, 2019
As technology permeates almost every business area and functions, the board and CEO have high expectations from their IT leaders, including CIO/CTO and senior managers to enhance business value with...
Aug 26, 2019
A well-known pharma retail & distribution company with a vision to provide the best healthcare services to its customers, met with a big ransomware attack. What followed was a nightmare. This is...
Aug 09, 2019
The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) decline of 16.2% in terms of revenue to reach USD 298.0 million in Q1, 2019 versus USD 355.8 million in Q1, 2018, according to the...
Jul 25, 2019
Recently three local private banks suffered major cyberattacks last month in Bangladesh. Of the three, Dutch Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) is the biggest victim, losing approx. USD 3 million (around Tk...
Jul 02, 2019
Email security is a top-of-mind concern for many organizations, with business email compromise (BEC) gaining prominence as one of the lethal tactics adopted by cybercriminals to attack enterprises....
Jun 17, 2019
The increase in ransomware attacks and high-profile data breaches over the last few years has reinforced the importance of data security. Recent research indicates that an average of 2,244...
Jun 03, 2019
Cyber-security skills shortage is putting businesses at risk in a variety of ways, according to a new study, which suggests that most organizations are struggling to address the cyber-security skills...
May 15, 2019
Multi-cloud has been there for a while, but challenges of interoperability and complexities have often dissuaded enterprises from large-scale adoption. Times are now changing, as enterprise awareness...
May 14, 2019
You have read about DNSpionage. The hackers behind DNSpionage succeeded in compromising key components of DNS infrastructure for more than 50 Middle Eastern companies and government agencies,...
Apr 15, 2019
Today, with the emergence of a data-driven ecosystem, the dynamics of the Indian IT industry has changed significantly. With the proliferation of smart devices, connected sensors and the constant and...
Feb 26, 2019
The installed base of UCaaS subscribers will grow by an average annual rate of 26% over the next five years, with growth being increasingly driven by enterprise customers, according to Synergy...
Feb 13, 2019
Postman, the only complete API development environment, recently released its 2018 State of the API Survey. This year’s survey was sent to the nearly 5 million worldwide members of the Postman...
Oct 04, 2018
Verisign Distributed Denial of Service Trends, observed attack trends of July–September, Q2 2018. This report provides a unique view into the attack trends that include attack statistics, behavioral...
Oct 04, 2018
The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 15.9% in terms of revenue to reach USD 353.1 million in Q2 2018 versus USD 304.6 million in Q2 2017, according to the...
Sep 12, 2018
Enterprise spending on information security products and services in India is on pace to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, an increase of 12.5% from 2017, according to the latest forecast from Gartner....
Aug 30, 2018
Communications service providers (CSPs) are being challenged to transform their carrier network infrastructure (CNI) to create new business network services, generate new revenue streams, and improve...
Aug 27, 2018
The Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) infrastructure market will grow at a 40.4% compound annual growth rate from 2017 to 2022 to reach USD 4.5 billion, according to IDC’s latest SD-WAN...
Aug 14, 2018
The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 29.5% in 2017 to total USD 23.5 billion, up from USD 18.2 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. Amazon was the No. 1 vendor in the IaaS...
Aug 06, 2018
Data breaches continue to be a threat to enterprises and consumers. In 2016, 3.2 million credit card and debit card details were stolen by Chinese hackers. The Food and Civil Supplies Department of...
Jul 31, 2018
Last year WannaCry created havoc across the globe and due to its lateral movement; it had penetrated into the networks and skipped across the countries and continents. Furthermore, the security...
Jul 27, 2018
Despite 95% of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65% of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey...
Jul 17, 2018
Worldwide shipments of devices — PCs, tablets and mobile phones — are on pace to record 0.9% growth to reach 2.28 billion units in 2018, according to Gartner. The PC and tablet market is estimated to...
Jul 11, 2018
Fortinet recently launched the latest version of its FortiWeb Web Application Firewall (WAF) software release 6.0, making it the only major WAF security vendor to use machine learning for behavioral-...
Jun 19, 2018
While IT, and most businesses, have been focused on operational excellence for the past 20-30 years, Gartner analysts said it’s time security leaders put the focus on customer experience. “Today, the...
Jun 08, 2018
Global sales of smartphones to end users returned to growth in the first quarter of 2018 with a 1.3% increase over the same period in 2017, according to Gartner. Compared to the first quarter of 2017...
May 29, 2018
IBM and Apollo Hospitals announced that the latter will adopt Watson for Oncology and Watson for Genomics. The two IBM cognitive computing platforms will help physicians provide patients with...
May 22, 2018
According to new information updated by Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer on its official blog, the company has revealed that more data (37 million more than previous estimates) may have been shared...
Apr 05, 2018
Not going far back into history, the earliest use of a digital virtual assistant (VA) on a mobile device known to mankind was Siri, which was installed as a feature of Apple's iPhone 4S in 2011....
Apr 03, 2018
Most of you may not have heard of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. It is a phenomenon where you may come across an obscure piece of information - and soon afterwards encounter the same subject over...
Mar 22, 2018
According to the 2018 Grant Thornton report on gender diversity titled 'Women in business: beyond policy to progress", those countries in which businesses have the most policies around equal pay,...
Mar 12, 2018
We are in the most interesting times today...the times of “Tsunami Transformation”. In such an evolutionary stage of transformation, it is sometimes very difficult to pin-point the stage of...
Mar 09, 2018
8th March is International Women's Day. And on this niche platform, we can only go so far as to explore why there are still so few women in enterprise IT. Through our brief research last year with...
Mar 07, 2018
Enterprise IT managers have actively been moving to outcomes based commercial constructs such as Managed Services for operational functions such as, Application Maintenance and Support. This model...
Feb 28, 2018
The first step in improving the security of IT system is to answer these basic questions: What am I trying to protect and how much is it worth to me? What do I need to protect against? How...
Feb 27, 2018
'IT Security’ and Internet of Things (IoT) are of great significance in today’s digitally connected world. The rapid pace of getting everything connected and online in a “smart” world is creating new...
Feb 26, 2018
At Muthoot Fincorp Limited, a RBI regulated NBFC with more than 3500 branches pan India, we look into security aspects with utmost importance. With increasing incidents of data breaches around the...
Feb 12, 2018
Global shipments of PCs, tablets and smartphones will exceed 2.35 billion units in 2018, an increase of 2.0% from 2017, according to Gartner. This would be the highest year-over-year growth since...
Oct 18, 2017