CIO&Leader

Industrial firms, due to increased digitalization, are more exposed to cyberthreats than ever before, according to a Fortinet-Forrester Consulting joint survey. In addition, the lack of collaboration...
Jan 21, 2020
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For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (35% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business...
Jan 15, 2020
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Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. Financial terms were not disclosed.   The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading...
Jan 14, 2020
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As many as six technology companies increased their enterprise IT revenues by more than USD 10 billion in the last decade. Top eight vendors collectively grew their annual enterprise IT revenues by...
Jan 13, 2020
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From the emerge of cognitive intelligence, in-memory-computing, fault-tolerant quantum computing, new materials-based semiconductor devices, to faster growth of industrial IoT, large-scale...
Jan 10, 2020
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Nearly 80% of C-level executives in India believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organizations, they risk going out of...
Jan 08, 2020
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Sanjay happens to be the most common first name among the NEXT100 award winners in the ten years, since the awards—the only such awards to identify next generation IT leaders—got instituted in 2010....
Jan 06, 2020
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Organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies, according to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security professionals. As per the survey, over 44% of respondents...
Jan 03, 2020
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The year 2019 witnessed key CISOs moving to different companies or taking up new positions within the same company. Presenting to you a list of 60 such CISOs... December 2019 Amit Jaokar moved to...
Dec 30, 2019
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For the first time in over three years, a mobile trojan has entered the overall top malware listing as well as being the most prevalent mobile threat over the past month, according to Check Point...
Dec 26, 2019
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The overall server market in India witnessed a Year-over-Year (YoY) growth of 0.8% in terms of revenue to reach USD 280.1 million in CY 3Q19 versus USD 277.8 million in CY 3Q18, according to the...
Dec 24, 2019
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People-centric threats are causing the most detrimental cybersecurity breaches, which include socially-engineered attacks and human errors, rather than failure of technology or process, according to...
Dec 20, 2019
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CPaaS revenues are on track to once again grow by over 40% in 2019, according to Synergy Research Group. With revenues in the first three quarters of the year having already surpassed full-year 2018...
Dec 19, 2019
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The digital transformation journey of Indian organizations’ is getting increasingly hindered by cyberattacks, according to a Forcepoint-Frost & Sullivan Risk & Cybersecurity study. The study...
Dec 18, 2019
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After a host of privacy regulation globally—such as European GDPR and UK Data Protection law—India is all set to enact its own privacy regulation. The Personal Data Protection Bill, after a lot of...
Dec 02, 2019
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Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will be USD 18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the USD 10.5 billion, expected to be spent in 2019, according to IDC’s...
Nov 28, 2019
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific is expected to reach USD 16.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 20.01% over previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual...
Nov 26, 2019
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Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Counter Threat Intelligence will evolve and this will shift the traditional advantage of the cybercriminal, according to Fortinet’s threat landscape...
Nov 25, 2019
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Majority (85%) of developers said security is very important to the coding and development process, and 75% said they are worried about the security of these apps, according to WhiteHat Security’s...
Nov 22, 2019
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Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro’s 2020 predictions report. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue...
Nov 21, 2019
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IBM today announced Cloud Pak for Security, featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original source. Available...
Nov 20, 2019
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Pradeep Chankarachan has joined Joulon as its Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). He has been NEXT100 Winner in 2013. Earlier, he was associated with Harman International as Regional CDO/CIO (...
Nov 19, 2019
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The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total USD 266.4 billion, up from USD 227.8 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. “At this point, cloud adoption is...
Nov 18, 2019
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Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite the fact that nine out of ten expressed concerns over future...
Nov 15, 2019
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The year 2020 will finally see all the hype words of the past decade come together to create completely connected environments that are capable of running themselves autonomously to build more...
Nov 14, 2019
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7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively, according to...
Nov 13, 2019
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IT spending in India will total USD 94 billion in 2020, up from USD 88.5 billion in 2019 (an increase of 6.6%), according to Gartner. “2020 will be a rebound year for India’s IT spending as consumers...
Nov 11, 2019
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50% of people with a smartphone but without a bank account will use a mobile-accessible cryptocurrency account, according to Gartner. This is among the top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond,...
Nov 07, 2019
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F5 Networks, the leading provider of hybrid cloud application services, today announced a multi-year global Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to allow customers...
Nov 05, 2019
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With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, most organizations (over 90%) believe that the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020, according to FireEye’s Cyber Trendscape...
Nov 05, 2019
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In a strategic move to accelerate its foray into the data center domain, the Adani Group (“Adani”), a USD 13 billion integrated business conglomerate in India, today announced it is partnering with...
Oct 29, 2019
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Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, today announced that Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is the first zero trust architecture to achieve Amazon Web Service (AWS) Security Competency status. The ZPA...
Oct 29, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity, generally people under the age of 30 and digital natives are far more aware of the potential risks of the online world -- of data breaches, hack attacks, and other...
Oct 25, 2019
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Marax.ai is a three-year old start-up that helps its customers—online service providers and app-providers—to retain their customers and make the latter use their services continuously. It does so by...
Oct 24, 2019
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Over 50% enterprises believe 5G will help customer acquisition and generate new revenue streams, according to Infosys Knowledge Institute’s market research titled, ‘State of 5G – The Road Ahead’. The...
Oct 23, 2019
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Trend Micro, the global leader in cloud security, today announced it has acquired Cloud Conformity, an innovative Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company. The acquisition instantly broadens...
Oct 23, 2019
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71% of global organizations see the emergence of quantum computers as a large threat to security, according to a new study from DigiCert, the world’s leading provider of TLS/SSL and PKI solutions....
Oct 21, 2019
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Check Point, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, announced the release of the new 1500 series security gateways for SMBs. The two new SMB appliances set new standards of...
Oct 18, 2019
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Hike, India’s AI-led Unicorn was recently recognized as one of the top 3 patent filers in the field of IT. With 66 patents filed in the year 2017-2018, Hike joined the ranks of Wipro & TCS in a...
Oct 18, 2019
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Small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become a prime target for cyber attackers, with ransomware being the most common cyber threat, according to cybersecurity company, Datto’s latest Global...
Oct 18, 2019
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Commvault, a leading provider of solutions for data protection, backup and management has launched a new software-as-service (SaaS) offering called Metallic. Aimed at customers with 500 to 2,500 end...
Oct 17, 2019
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NXP Semiconductors today announced a new series of Layerscape Access processors, designed for 5G Access Edge applications. These new Layerscape Access processors target a variety of deployment...
Oct 16, 2019
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A record 61% of enterprises worldwide are on the path to becoming “intelligent,” compared to only 49% in 2018, according to Zebra Technologies Corporation’s third annual Intelligent Enterprise Index...
Oct 16, 2019
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Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, recently announced enhancements focused on maximizing security, quality, and reliability from the cloud to the...
Oct 16, 2019
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Trend Micro recently announced the launch of its local managed XDR datacenter service in India. While many customers are considering outsourcing complex security tasks to cybersecurity professionals...
Oct 15, 2019
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Operator and vendor revenues across seven key cloud service and infrastructure market segments for the first half of 2019 passed the USD 150 billion milestone, having grown by 24% from the first half...
Oct 15, 2019
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Indian organizations rely more on automation for cybersecurity, as workloads of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are currently too heavy to take on new responsibilities, according to Cisco...
Oct 11, 2019
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93% organizations were concerned about cyberattacks causing operational shutdown or customer-impacting downtime, according to a Tripwire-Dimensional Research survey. In an effort to prepare against...
Oct 09, 2019
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Enterprises which deployed an internal Security Operation Center (SOC) have been able to reduce financial damage from a cyberattack at USD 675,000 -- less than half the average impact cost for all...
Oct 07, 2019
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77% of Fortune 500 organizations make no indication on their websites about who is responsible for their security strategy, according to Bitglass’ latest report, The Cloudfathers: An Analysis of...
Oct 01, 2019
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