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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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Cloud adoption has become an increasingly large part of a CIO’s budget with organizations leveraging many different cloud environments to build their IT infrastructure. Nearly all enterprises have...
Sep 28, 2020
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The cyber industry offers a plenitude of DDoS mitigation solutions. Competition may be misleading as providers highlight terms, such as mitigation capacity, layered protections or time-to-mitigate....
Sep 22, 2020
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In late spring 2020, Kaspersky’s automated detection technologies prevented a targeted attack on a South Korean company. Closer analysis revealed that this attack used a previously unknown full chain...
Aug 18, 2020
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Over the last few years, social media has witnessed a steep rise in cryptocurrency scamming. The widespread hacking of prominent personalities in July 2020 is one such incident arising due to a...
Aug 06, 2020
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Cloud migration is considered challenging by more than 60% of IT decision makers. However, cloud is fast becoming the new normal. The move to the cloud has two major workstreams: migration of...
Jul 21, 2020
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The load balancer market is expected to grow to GBP 4.7 billion by 2023, and trends, such as mobile broadband, multi-cloud and hybrid cloud, virtualization, remote working, and bring your own device...
Jul 17, 2020
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Finally, in India, as elsewhere in the world, governments are giving in to the demands of a ravaged economy and have opted for staggered opening. India’s Lockdown 5.0 that kicked off on June 1 is...
Jun 22, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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