CIO&Leader

Almost half (45%) of business leaders claim that their company has experienced more network security incidents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Telia Carrier’s research, entitled “...
Jun 14, 2021
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The worldwide software-defined infrastructure (SDI) software market reached USD 12.17 billion during calendar year 2020, an increase of 5% over the previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide...
Jun 10, 2021
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The vast majority of IT leaders at the Defense Department (DoD) see an urgent need for the adoption of enterprise cloud services, but an even larger share say their path to enterprise cloud is...
Jun 08, 2021
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Consumers in India are increasingly concerned about digital payments fraud and are exercising greater caution when using digital payments compared to a year ago, according to a new study conducted by...
Jun 08, 2021
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The data privacy management software market saw soaring growth in 2020 with worldwide revenues up 46.1% year over year. IDC expects this growth to continue over the next several years, driven by the...
Jun 07, 2021
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The Indian public cloud services (PCS) market, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, and software-as-a-service (SaaS), revenue totaled USD 3.6 Billion...
Jun 04, 2021
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Just 30 metro areas account for 68% of worldwide retail and wholesale colocation revenues, according to Synergy Research Group. Ranked by revenue generated in Q1, 2021, the top five metros are...
Jun 02, 2021
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In some instances, IT organizations have placed unwarranted trust in their employees, household members and third-party vendors, according to Apricorn’s 2021 Global IT Security Survey. More than 400...
May 31, 2021
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Saurabh Nigam has been promoted to Group CTO of DMI Finance. Before this, he was CTO at the same company. Earlier, he was associated with Onicra Credit Rating Agency of India, CRISIL, CAMS, HCL, TCS...
May 31, 2021
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With most attacks on financial services institutions executed at the application layer at a time when customers demand more digital services and customer-facing applications are developed in-house,...
May 28, 2021
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75% of APAC organizations believe Zero Trust frameworks are very important following COVID-19, according to a study by Ivanti and Frost & Sullivan, entitled “Embracing Secure Access in a World of...
May 27, 2021
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Mandar Patkar has been promoted as Director - IT Services at GIA India Laboratory. In his earlier role at the organization, he served as the Head of IT. Patkar won the NEXT100 Award in 2020 and...
May 24, 2021
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DevOps teams dramatically increased the pace of technology adoption which allowed them to take larger steps toward DevSecOps, increased release speeds and advanced automation, according to GitLab’s...
May 21, 2021
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Mobile stalkerware, which is software silently installed by stalkers onto victims’ mobile devices without their knowledge, is on the rise, ESET Research finds. In 2019, ESET telemetry recorded almost...
May 21, 2021
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Nine out of 10 organizations worldwide – a staggering 94% – are embracing a Composable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) strategy to overcome the limitations of legacy applications and modernize...
May 21, 2021
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Organizations are accelerating their cloud journey to take advantage of its flexibility, control costs, speed time-to-market, and simplify data management, according to Denodo’s Cloud Usage Survey....
May 19, 2021
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Enterprise leaders who previously viewed cybersecurity as part of traditional infrastructure have shifted to rapidly invest in integrated, cloud-based approaches, with ripple effects on innovation,...
May 19, 2021
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In 2020, the Indian IT & Business Services market was valued at USD 13.41 Billion and recorded a 5.41% year-over-year (YoY) growth as compared to 8.43% in 2019, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semi-...
May 19, 2021
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For the first time, AgentTesla has ranked second in the Index, while the established Dridex trojan is still the most prevalent malware, having risen to the top spot in March after being seventh in...
May 18, 2021
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Changing work styles and behaviors are creating new vulnerabilities for companies, individuals, and their data. According to findings from HP Wolf Security Blurred Lines & Blindspots Report, 70%...
May 18, 2021
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Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services is forecast to grow 12.4% to reach USD 150.4 billion in 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner....
May 18, 2021
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A significant majority of companies that move to multi-cloud environments are not properly configuring their cloud-based services. According to new findings from Aqua’s “2021 Cloud Security Report:...
May 17, 2021
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The worldwide public cloud services market, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), System Infrastructure Software as a Service (SISaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service...
May 17, 2021
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The COVID-19 shutdowns have challenged the financial services industry’s core infrastructure. More than one year into the pandemic, banks, insurers, and other financial institutions report costly...
May 13, 2021
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85% of organizations using Microsoft 365 have suffered email data breaches in the last 12 months, according to Egress’ Outbound Email: Microsoft 365’s Security Blind Spot report. Remote working has...
May 13, 2021
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66% of CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to handle a cyberattack and 58% consider human error to be their biggest cyber vulnerability, proving that the work-from-home model necessitated by...
May 13, 2021
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Rajesh Garg has been appointed EVP & CDO at Yotta Infrastructure Solutions. Most recently, he had served as the CEO & Group CIO at Trident Group India. Earlier, he was associated with...
May 13, 2021
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With an unprecedented number of people working remotely, phishing and ransomware attacks increased by 11% and 6% respectively, with instances of Misrepresentation increasing by 15 times compared to...
May 13, 2021
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Implementing security used to be simple: Build a perimeter and protect the resources inside. But as apps are increasingly moving to the cloud and work is happening anywhere, things have become more...
May 12, 2021
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In Q1, 2021, the number of DDoS attacks dropped by 29% compared to the same period in 2020, but increased by 47% compared to Q4, 2020, according to data from Kaspersky DDoS Prevention. However, this...
May 11, 2021
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Cloud native adoption has both transformed the way organizations build modern applications and resulted in increased security threats and concerns, according to new research by Synk. Most notably,...
May 11, 2021
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There are concerns among security leaders about the threats bots pose, including site slowdowns caused by overwhelming traffic, new account fraud, credential cracking/brute force attacks, account...
May 11, 2021
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There is a significant breakdown in collaboration between two of the central components of the IT team: networking and security, according to Netskope’s research. While 49% of security teams and 44%...
May 10, 2021
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The pandemic’s disruption has rippled across the globe, impacting workforces in nearly every sector. However, according to the findings from the State of Cybersecurity 2021 Part 1 survey report from...
May 05, 2021
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The worldwide UCaaS subscribers growth rate jumped to 41% in 2020, up from 27% in 2019, according to Synergy Research Group. While the market share of leader RingCentral has held steady at around 20...
May 05, 2021
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While we live in a modern age, surprisingly few enterprises have completely modernized their technology infrastructure, according to ASG Technologies’ report, titled What’s Slowing Modernization?...
May 04, 2021
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Despite still seeing a few phishing email attacks related to COVID-19, users are becoming more savvy and alert to these types of scams, according to KnowBe4’s Q1, 2021 Top-Clicked Phishing report....
May 04, 2021
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The average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in a year, increasing from USD761,106 in 2020 to USD1.85 million in 2021, according to Sophos’ The State of...
May 03, 2021
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Q1 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services was in excess of USD 39 billion, having increased by well over USD 2 billion from the previous quarter and up 37% from the first quarter of...
Apr 30, 2021
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The value of losses due to e-commerce fraud will rise this year, from USD 17.5 billion in 2020 to over USD 20 billion by 2021; a growth of 18% over a single year, according to Juniper Research. The...
Apr 29, 2021
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End-user spending on public cloud services in India will total USD 4.4 billion in 2021, according to Gartner. As compared to 2020, end user spending on public cloud will grow 31.4% in 2021. “Indian...
Apr 29, 2021
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Jijy Oommen has joined as CTO of Aavas Financiers. She moves from Kinara Capital where she served in the same capacity. Earlier, she held various leadership and managerial positions at esteemed...
Apr 29, 2021
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Cybersecurity control failures was listed as the top emerging risk in 1Q21 in a global poll of 165 senior executives across function and geography, according to the latest Gartner’s Emerging Risks...
Apr 28, 2021
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Enterprises faced unprecedented cybersecurity risk in 2020 from increasing attack volume, the pandemic-driven digital transformation of work, and generally deficient cyber preparedness and training,...
Apr 27, 2021
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In Q1, Microsoft was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in Q4, 2020, according to Check Point Research’s Brand Phishing Report for Q1 2021. The report highlights...
Apr 26, 2021
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Sunil Pandey has been appointed CIO at HFCL. He joins from JWIL Infra where he served in the same capacity. Before joining JWIL Infra, he was the CIO of Sterlite Power. Earlier, he was associated...
Apr 26, 2021
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Increased phishing attacks, monetary gain and supply chain attacks have emerged as the key trends that characterised cybercrime for most of 2020, according to a new report from Keysight Technologies...
Apr 23, 2021
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The public cloud serves as the foundation for many businesses in the enterprise domain. Increasingly, telecom entities seek to partner with public cloud providers to use their compute capacity and...
Apr 23, 2021
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in APeJ is expected to reach USD 23.1 billion in 2021 – an increase of 12.6% over the previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Security...
Apr 22, 2021
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Phishing activity increased significantly in the first few months of 2020, taking advantage of pandemic-induced product shortages and increased usage of streaming services, according to OpenText’s...
Apr 22, 2021
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