CIO&Leader

Last year, 2% of transactions in e-banking and online retail were carried out by fraudsters and 16% of transactions were suspicious and required further investigation, according to analysis of events...
May 25, 2020
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COVID-19 has accelerated the development and use of emerging technology across industries. For blockchain technology to scale in its next phase, global alignment between the public and private...
May 25, 2020
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A large percentage of IT teams face tremendous strain from an organization’s reliance on outdated legacy technologies like VPN, exacerbated by staff reductions due to illness or layoffs, according to...
May 22, 2020
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The most requested service that customers want from managed service providers (MSPs) is security, according to Acronis’ report, titled Understanding the Security and Data Backup Market for Managed...
May 21, 2020
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Misconfigurations of cloud native technologies across the full cloud native stack are increasing the attack surface, and being exploited by malicious actors, according to Accurics’ State of DevSecOps...
May 20, 2020
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Financial gain remains the key driver for cybercrime with nearly nine in 10 (86%) breaches investigated financially-driven, according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report. The vast...
May 19, 2020
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The rising rates of DevOps adoption and implementation of new tools has led to sweeping changes in job functions, tool choices and organization charts within developer, security and operations teams...
May 19, 2020
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In recent trends, threat actors are taking advantage of pandemic situation to trick the users to give up their sensitive information by taking advantage of the interest associated with recent novel...
May 19, 2020
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Cloud infrastructure services spend hit yet another record in Q1 2020, growing 34% to USD 31.0 billion, according to Canalys. Growth in cloud services was driven by organizations around the world...
May 18, 2020
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41% of remote workers are accessing critical and confidential work data via unsecured personal applications, which could allow cybercriminals easy access to valuable corporate data, trade secrets,...
May 15, 2020
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Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals...
May 15, 2020
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Cybersecurity and, to a lesser but growing extent, compliance are the most pressing priorities for MSPs and their customers this year, according to Kaseya’s 2020 MSP Benchmark Survey. The ninth...
May 13, 2020
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82% of IT and business professionals agree that organizations need to focus on increasing the humanity of customer interactions and adding greater “personal touch.” However, only four in ten...
May 13, 2020
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74% of respondents are looking to upgrade their communications and control networks by the end of 2022 with more than 90% investigating the use of either 4G and/or 5G in their operations, according...
May 11, 2020
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There have been rapid substantial changes in device usage trends as businesses shifted their operations in March due to COVID-19, according to ExtraHop’s report, titled Connected Devices in the Time...
May 08, 2020
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Vendor management and contract negotiation are particularly time-consuming endeavors for IT professionals. Half (50%) reported they work with 11 or more different vendors and nearly half (48%) claim...
May 06, 2020
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Q1 spend on cloud infrastructure services reached USD 29 billion, up 37% from the first quarter of 2019, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. This was in line with the expected market...
May 05, 2020
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Only 51% of technology professionals and leaders are highly confident that their cybersecurity teams are ready to detect and respond to the rising cybersecurity attacks during COVID-19, according to ...
May 05, 2020
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The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To...
May 04, 2020
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The challenge is unprecedented: restoring the economy and livelihoods while managing a very real risk to human life. Going back to work will involve countless unknowns, but the leading companies will...
May 04, 2020
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India’s domestic IT spending (Hardware, Software, and Services) is expected to drop to -4.5% in 2020 as compared to 2019 growth rate of +9.1%, according to IDC. The hardware segment will contribute...
May 01, 2020
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Despite IT professionals’ confidence in their ability to support today’s much greater dependence on digital services, there is a rise in application performance errors reported by more than half of...
May 01, 2020
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Majority of employees (53%) feel trust is important for workplace culture and building trust across generations requires multifaceted approach, according to Mavenlink’s Future of Work survey. The...
May 01, 2020
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48% of employees say they are more productive working from home, 57% would prefer to work from home in the future and 68% have other workers or students also working in their household, according to...
Apr 30, 2020
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There has been a 168% increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in Q4 2019, compared with Q4 2018, and a 180% increase overall in 2019 vs. 2018, according to Neustar’s latest cyber...
Apr 28, 2020
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Consumers will interact with voice assistants on over 8.4 billion devices by 2024; overtaking the world’s population and growing 113% compared to the 4.2 billion devices expected to be in use by year...
Apr 28, 2020
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Facing market uncertainty brought on by the global pandemic, B2B organizations must adapt to changes in how they connect with customers as 54% of leaders in IT, marketing and e-commerce roles define...
Apr 28, 2020
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Since the onset of COVID-19, more than half of respondents believe that cybersecurity and data breach is the most-increased third-party risk their organizations face, according to Gartner’s survey of...
Apr 27, 2020
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Snehal Kumbhar has joined Highbar Technocrat as Director - ERP Solutions - Prime Business Unit. Prior to this, he was Vice President at Lodha Group where he served for seven long years. Earlier, he...
Apr 27, 2020
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The COVID-19 crisis is being defined by four distinct consumer behavior segments, according to the first edition of the EY Future Consumer Index, a survey of 4,859 people tracking consumer sentiment...
Apr 27, 2020
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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has seen a dramatic increase in the number of cyber attacks directed at its staff, and email scams targeting the public...
Apr 27, 2020
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“Strategic assumptions” remained the top concern for senior executives in first quarter of 2020 as numerous other risks are set to be exacerbated by the current COVID-19 crisis, in Gartner’s latest ...
Apr 24, 2020
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Application performance, impacted by network complexity at the edge and in the cloud, is the key enterprise concern this year for organizations implementing SD-WAN, according to Aryaka’s fourth...
Apr 23, 2020
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Worldwide IT spending to decline 2.7% this year due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to IDC. While every industry will be affected by the global slowdown, some will reduce...
Apr 23, 2020
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Bad bot traffic has increased compared to previous years, comprising almost one quarter (24.1%) of all website traffic and most heavily impacting the financial services industry, according to Imperva...
Apr 23, 2020
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More than 64% of respondents reported suffering at least one successful attack within the last year, and 59% believe a lack of network visibility poses a high or very high risk to their operations,...
Apr 22, 2020
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With the rapid adoption of enterprise-grade digital meeting and workstream collaboration solutions in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Gartner has identified three steps for IT leaders to...
Apr 22, 2020
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Amid the growing concern over COVID-19, 57% of organizations in India expect a moderate to large negative impact on their business in the next six months, while 46% expect this to last over a 12-...
Apr 22, 2020
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As COVID-19 forces an unprecedented amount of workers to stay home, many companies will have no choice but to turn to automation to keep the business running. In the age of social distancing, this...
Apr 21, 2020
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A staggering 96% of IT leaders in the legal sector say insider breach risk is a significant concern, according to Egress’ second global Insider Data Breach Survey. 77% think employees have put data...
Apr 20, 2020
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67% of digital workers in India said emerging technologies, such as Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) are increasing their effectiveness at work, according...
Apr 17, 2020
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Business leaders in Asia-Pacific are focusing on navigating the immediate impact of COVID-19 on supply chains, revenue and profitability, while reconfiguring capital allocation and M&A plans for...
Apr 17, 2020
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The overall tech spending is forecast to decline in 2020, according to IDC’s new index of leading indicators for IT spending. However, IDC also highlights opportunities where businesses may be...
Apr 16, 2020
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There is significant security issues across the rapidly rising number of networks used to work from home, according to BitSight’s study. According to the study, which analyzed more than 41,000...
Apr 16, 2020
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‘The Internet of Things’ becoming the ‘Interaction of Things’, digital twins moving to mainstream and autonomous vehicles continuing to move ahead are some of the key things going to happen in 2020,...
Apr 16, 2020
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As the APeJ region waits for the COVID-19 pandemic to peak, IDC expects the financial services institutions (FSIs) to seek cloud services as recourse should scalability and availability requirements...
Apr 15, 2020
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In a brand phishing attack, criminals try to imitate the official website of a well-known brand by using a similar domain name or URL and web-page design to the genuine site.  The link to the fake...
Apr 15, 2020
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For many organizations, digital initiatives in the pipeline became swift realities over the past several weeks. New ways of working today have heightened companies’ reliance on digital platforms and...
Apr 15, 2020
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As a vast majority of companies make the rapid shift to work-from-home to stem the spread of COVID-19, a significant percentage of IT and cloud professionals are concerned about maintaining the...
Apr 14, 2020
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Many a times, customers have high expectations for on-demand transactions and hyper-personalization. However, organizations most often fail to meet these expectations because of lack of understanding...
Apr 14, 2020
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