CIO&Leader

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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Organizations are incurring high costs because of missing risks in their strategic initiatives, according to Gartner’s survey of more than 382 strategic initiative leaders. For an average USD 5...
Jun 30, 2020
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Nearly one-third of organizations are just starting CCPA planning, according to TrustArc’s Global Privacy Benchmark survey on how organizations are protecting and leveraging data, their most valuable...
Jun 29, 2020
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The Indian software market grew by 16.0% year over year (YoY) in 2H19 compared to 2H18, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker, 2H19 (July-December). For 2019, the India software...
Jun 29, 2020
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Seven major application DDoS attacks have taken place over the previous month — two of which lasted 5-6 days, according to Imperva’s May 2020 Cyber Threat Index Report. Additionally, the study found...
Jun 26, 2020
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Amit Waghmare has joined DB Corp as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Head - IT at Page Industries. Earlier, he served as the Head - IT in companies like VIP Industries, Inorbit Malls (India)...
Jun 26, 2020
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Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 2.2% in the first...
Jun 26, 2020
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Consumers seem to have a heightened awareness about the value of their information with about 69% of Indian consumers saying they like the changes being made to the customer experience as a result of...
Jun 25, 2020
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COVID-19 has become a powerful catalyst for rapid cloud migration, according to LogicMonitor’s Cloud 2025 study of 500 global IT decision makers, which examines the future of cloud workloads and the...
Jun 24, 2020
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Chennai recorded the highest number of cyberattacks in the country during the Q4 2019-20 analysis by K7 Computing. The firm’s Cyber Threat Monitor Report analyzed various cyberattacks within India...
Jun 23, 2020
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Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services will continue to grow through 2020, although at a lower rate than previously forecast, according to Gartner....
Jun 18, 2020
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While digital transformation is understood to be critical, its rapid adoption, as seen with cloud providers, IoT and shadow IT, is creating significant vulnerabilities for most organizations,...
Jun 18, 2020
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IT workloads, security issues and communication challenges have all seen significant increases in this new remote working era, according to an Ivanti survey studying the impact of the move to “work...
Jun 17, 2020
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In the wake of COVID-19, enabling remote work has required IT teams to rapidly lean into cloud technologies to keep their businesses operating smoothly, according to a Snow Software survey. The...
Jun 17, 2020
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Nearly 40% (38%) of consumers will be more conservative in their spending as it relates to shopping in the future once respective state and national business restrictions lift, with nearly one third...
Jun 16, 2020
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Bhavesh Lakhani has joined IndusInd Bank as CTO. Immediately prior to this, he was CTO at SBI Mutual Fund. Earlier, he served as the CTO of DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund and Director - Technology...
Jun 16, 2020
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Indians are raising the bar on data consumption. The world’s largest consumers of data show no signs of abating. At northward of 11GB per user per month, a 30% spike in usage amid COVID-19 has pushed...
Jun 16, 2020
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Consumers across the globe are embracing digital payments more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Against this backdrop, payment industry in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region remains attractive for...
Jun 15, 2020
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Non-integrated, point solutions make enterprise security more challenging, according to Check Point Research-Dimensional Research survey, examining global security leaders attitudes towards...
Jun 12, 2020
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The ease and speed at which new cloud tools can be deployed can make it harder for security teams to control their usage, according to IBM’s survey data and case-study analysis, examining the top...
Jun 11, 2020
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57.1% of utility companies in the Asia/Pacific* region say that their biggest triggers for cloud adoption are agility and speed, according to IDC’s Cloud Priorities within Asia/Pacific Utilities...
Jun 10, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has irrevocably changed the way businesses everywhere operate, crystallizing the link between a robust IT infrastructure and business continuity. Only 24% of businesses were...
Jun 09, 2020
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Two-fifths (40%) of consumers hold business leaders personally responsible for ransomware attacks businesses suffer, according Vertias Technologies’ global research. Furthermore, research shows the...
Jun 09, 2020
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Working from personal devices has become a necessity for some small organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. But even without COVID-19 lockdown measures in place, this practice remains relevant...
Jun 08, 2020
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Nearly 99% of IT professionals worldwide indicated an impact on their business today related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to MariaDB’s new global survey. The situation only slightly improves...
Jun 08, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the demand for digital technologies to ensure resilient enterprise business operations. Subsequently, a surge in demand across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has...
Jun 08, 2020
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Within the public sector, respondents showed the highest rates of DevSecOps adoption (36%) when compared to all other industries, according to Sonatype’s seventh annual DevSecOps Community Survey. Of...
Jun 05, 2020
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There was a 37% increase worldwide in enterprise mobile phishing encounter rate between the fourth quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, according to Lookout’s 2020 Mobile Phishing Report....
Jun 05, 2020
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IT spending in India will total USD 83.5 billion, a decline of 8.1% in 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. This is the first decline in IT spending experienced in India in the last...
Jun 05, 2020
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Nearly 80% of the companies surveyed had experienced at least one cloud data breach in the past 18 months, and nearly half (43%) reported 10 or more breaches, according to Ermetic-IDC study....
Jun 04, 2020
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  Work-from-home habits– including password re-use and letting family members use corporate devices – are putting critical business systems and sensitive data at risk, according to CyberArk’s Remote...
Jun 04, 2020
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  Employees are freely using corporate devices for non-work related activity, regardless of cybersecurity hazards, according to OneLogin’s study, titled 2020 COVID-19 State of Remote Work Survey...
Jun 03, 2020
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  While customer data breaches and reputational damage around the world is encouraging businesses to re-examine their security practices, employee cyber behavior still needs to change, according to...
Jun 03, 2020
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As organizations look to transform their business operations and revolutionize customer service, Digital Transformation (DX) is at the top of most CXOs’ agendas; in fact, DX spending is expected to ...
Jun 03, 2020
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The worldwide revenue from the Open Compute Project (OCP) infrastructure market will reach USD 33.8 billion in 2024, according to IDC. While year-over-year growth will slow slightly in 2020 due to...
Jun 02, 2020
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Most companies see strong business drivers to adopt IoT as part of a broader digital transformation process, according to Syniverse-Omdia study. Improved efficiency and productivity, improved product...
Jun 02, 2020
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While the adoption of continuous integration (CI) is on the rise, software engineering teams are unable to take a zero-tolerance approach to software failures, costing enterprise organizations...
Jun 01, 2020
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Agile adoption improves key capabilities needed to respond to current business challenges, especially those resulting from the pandemic. With 60% of survey respondents saying Agile has helped...
Jun 01, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has required enterprise organizations to shift overnight to an almost completely digital world. Technology departments across the globe are now grappling with surging demand and...
May 29, 2020
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