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A new class of security vulnerabilities in protocol gateway devices has been revealed by a Trend Micro research that could expose Industry 4.0 environments to critical attacks. Also known as protocol...
Aug 07, 2020
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Rapid adoption of cloud services, widespread use of SaaS applications, and reliance on the Internet has created business continuity risks for enterprises, according to ThousandEyes’ 2020 Internet...
Aug 07, 2020
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The desire for attacker’s monetary gain and a continued reliance on COVID-19-related campaigns, especially within certain vertical industries are the two trends, which emerged from Mimecast’s report...
Aug 05, 2020
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Almost three quarters of large businesses believe remote working policies introduced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are making their companies more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to AT...
Aug 05, 2020
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Cloud computing allows oil and gas companies to scale their data management and storage, driving greater flexibility in infrastructure costs. The high computing power delivered via cloud platforms...
Aug 04, 2020
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Data center outages are occurring with disturbing frequency, bigger outages are becoming more damaging and expensive, and what has been gained in improved processes and engineering has been partially...
Aug 04, 2020
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Indians have a high level of concern about the security of shopping online, with 82% of Indians concerned about this issue, according to Unisys Corporation’s 2020 Unisys Security Index. Security...
Aug 04, 2020
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Nearly 72% of IT firms operating worldwide have been working flawlessly despite various challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic, according to EmpMonitor’s survey on industries. Most of the managers give...
Aug 03, 2020
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Data breaches cost companies USD 3.86 million per breach on an average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause, according to IBM Security-Ponemon Institute’s 2020...
Aug 03, 2020
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At the end of 2019, data security was the #1 priority and it remains there now, with a whopping 76% of organizations naming it as one of their IT projects for the rest of 2020, according to Netwrix’s...
Jul 31, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hackers and online scammers, and cybersecurity professionals saw a 63% increase in cyber-attacks related to the pandemic,...
Jul 31, 2020
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Q2 spend on cloud infrastructure services passed the USD30 billion milestone, an increase of USD7.5 billion from the second quarter of 2019, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. This...
Jul 31, 2020
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As the IoT data-enabled services continue to expand, the market is approaching the stage of data democratization, where real-time analytics is very sought after. Currently, data integration, real-...
Jul 30, 2020
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With nearly 80% of respondents in a recent survey, conducted by StorONE, indicating that they have had cuts to their IT budgets, the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have resulted in a...
Jul 29, 2020
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The COVID-19 crisis led countries and organizations to shut down physical offices and move operations online. This was not easy as IT professionals and departments needed to maintain business...
Jul 29, 2020
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In the first quarter of 2020, DDoS attacks rose more than 278% compared to Q1, 2019, and more than 542% compared to the last quarter, according to Nexusguard's Q1, 2020 Threat Report. DDoS attacks...
Jul 28, 2020
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IT and OT collaboration using Plant Process Management (PPM) solution has become an investment priority for process industry manufacturers, according to a survey by eschbach, conducted by 451...
Jul 28, 2020
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With many millennials thinking they’re too boring for cybercriminals, 36% say that they nevertheless should be doing more to strengthen their digital security, but it drops to the bottom of their to-...
Jul 24, 2020
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There have been increases in ransomware, opportunistic use of COVID-19 pandemic, systemic weaknesses and growing reliance on Microsoft Office files by cybercriminals, according to SonicWall’s 2020...
Jul 24, 2020
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The worldwide public cloud services market will grow 6.3% in 2020 to total USD 257.9 billion, up from USD 242.7 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. Desktop as a service (DaaS) is expected to have...
Jul 24, 2020
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Phishing is the top digital fraud scheme worldwide related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to TransUnion’s Consumer Financial Hardship studies. Among consumers reporting being targeted with...
Jul 24, 2020
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Criminal, political and nation-state threat actors have exploited the COVID-19 pandemic and related themes to target organizations across all sectors, including governments, industry, healthcare,...
Jul 23, 2020
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The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) decline of 22.1% in terms of revenue to reach USD 232.1 million in Q1, 2020 (Jan-Mar) versus USD 298.0 million in Q1, 2019,...
Jul 23, 2020
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There has been an average of 375 new threats per minute and a surge of cybercriminals exploiting the pandemic through COVID-19 themed malicious apps, phishing campaigns, malware, and more, according...
Jul 22, 2020
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Security and risk (S&R) teams most often use DNS to detect and block threats early in the kill chain, identify compromised devices, and investigate and respond to malware, according to Infoblox-...
Jul 22, 2020
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Enterprises continue to struggle in their efforts to deliver software efficiently and strategically, according to CloudBees-Accelerated Strategies Group (ASG)’s study, titled 2020 State of Software...
Jul 22, 2020
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Operational Technology (OT) leaders are highly respected in their organizations and that their teams are vital to their companies’ bottom lines. Cybersecurity continues to be an integral part of...
Jul 22, 2020
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38% of businesses have scaled infrastructure to meet new levels of demand during the lockdown period (March-June), highlighting how the pandemic has accelerated businesses’ digital transformation...
Jul 16, 2020
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Impersonations have become pervasive, and are by far the most prevalent type of email-based attack ending up in business’s inboxes, according to GreatHorn’s survey, titled Email Security Challenges,...
Jul 15, 2020
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Healthcare IT executives accepted more accountability than in previous years to provide the safe and reliable technology tools necessary to deliver high-quality, connected, and cost-effective care,...
Jul 15, 2020
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The global IT spending will total USD 3.5 trillion in 2020, a decline of 7.3% from 2019, according to Gartner. While the global economy is expected to witness a ‘swoosh’ recovery, IT spending will...
Jul 14, 2020
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Organizations will move beyond passwords and adopt non-password authentication methods, such as biometrics in 2020 and beyond, according to Netwrix’s study, outlining the cybersecurity trends....
Jul 14, 2020
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Over the last decade, cyber security has rapidly become a concerning problem. Rightfully so, given how a cyber-attack can compromise an organization’s key functions and processes within a matter of...
Jul 13, 2020
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Security professionals are facing barriers on the path to modernizing the security operations center (SOC). The struggle to effectively manage high volumes of security alerts and the complexities...
Jul 10, 2020
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Nearly three quarters (70%) of organizations experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year – including ransomware and other malware (50%), exposed data (29%), compromised accounts (25...
Jul 09, 2020
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The total number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers increased to 541 at the end of the second quarter of 2020, more than double the mid-2015 count, according to Synergy Research...
Jul 09, 2020
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Conferencing applications were already in wide use at home and at work prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to IDC. When the pandemic created the need to move in-person events to virtual...
Jul 08, 2020
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More than half of financial services companies plan to accelerate implementation of their next generation technology strategies, according to Broadridge Financial Solutions’ global survey of 500...
Jul 08, 2020
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India’s largest data center was inaugurated today at Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. The data center, Yotta NM1, was unveiled in a virtual event in the presence of Shri Uddhav Thackeray, Hon. Chief...
Jul 07, 2020
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Amit Ghodekar has been appointed Global Head - Cyber Security at Cover-More Group. Earlier, he was Senior Vice President & CISO at Motilal Oswal Financial Services and before that, Assistant Vice...
Jul 07, 2020
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COVID-19 has highlighted the challenges faced by those in the cyber insurance market, but there is still a considerable opportunity to grow the market despite the changing risk landscape, according...
Jul 06, 2020
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There is, currently, a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to March 2020, prior to the COVID-19 lockdown, according to Exabeam’s study. 88% of recent respondents...
Jul 06, 2020
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The lack of technology skills is contributing to a dent in productivity as workers struggle to adapt to working from home over prolonged periods, according to a Questionmark study. So, employers need...
Jul 03, 2020
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Nearly three quarters (72%) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organization’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited...
Jul 02, 2020
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Cloud technology – which is facilitating communication and remote working amid the present COVID-19 lockdown – is also the preferred choice for upskilling for the Indian developers, reveals a TechGig...
Jul 02, 2020
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Technology companies continue to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas, perhaps indicating that the business environment is stabilizing, according to a new survey by...
Jul 02, 2020
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According to the survey results, 92% of business leaders agree that to survive and flourish, companies must enable digital channels and process automation in the workplace, according to K2-Harris...
Jul 01, 2020
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While organizations have slowly improved in their ability to plan for, detect and respond to cyberattacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13% during this...
Jul 01, 2020
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More than ever, cloud compute and intelligence platforms should be as close to the source of data at the outer ‘edges’ as possible. The importance of cloud-edges is further highlighted in their...
Jun 30, 2020
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Oracle became the second of the large cloud providers to launch multiple cloud regions in India, when it announced launching of its second cloud region in Hyderabad yesterday. Microsoft already has...
Jun 30, 2020
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