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FortiGuard Labs predicts convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime

Fortinet, a global leader in the cybersecurity field, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs global threat intelligence and research team about the cyberthreat landscape for 2023 and beyond. Highlights of the predictions and key takeaways for CISOs can be found below: 1 – Success of RaaS is a preview of what’s to come with CaaS Given […]

Genetec releases 2022 State of Physical Security Report

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has shared the results of its 2022 State Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 3,700 physical security leaders worldwide (including end-users and systems integrators/installers/providers), the report looks at the security strategies organisations are putting in place to effectively […]

The cloud is a growing target for cyberattacks

Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, has published findings of a new survey, The Reality of SMB Cloud Security in 2022. The survey found that, among Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) users, 56% experienced an increase in the volume of attacks on their organisation when compared to the previous year and 67% […]

Software is eating away at enterprise budgets, but it doesn’t have to be this way

Nexthink, a leader in Digital Employee Experience (DEX) management, has revealed a new study, IT’s Big, Expensive, Software Experience Problems which reveals the startling lack of understanding IT has around employee adoption and usage of applications. A proportion (22%) of IT executives surveyed claimed that ‘total software spend’ was their most pressing issue alongside 13% […]

24% of tech apps contain ‘high severity’ security flaws, posing a serious cybersecurity risk if exploited

Veracode, a leading global provider of modern application security testing solutions, has revealed that 24% of applications in the technology sector contain security flaws that are considered high risk — meaning they would cause a critical issue for the application if exploited. With arguably a higher proportion of applications to contend with than other industries, […]

Cloudflare highlights DDoS attack trends in latest report

Cloudflare, the security, performance and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has announced its 2022 Q3 DDoS report. This report includes insights and trends about the DDoS threat landscape – as observed across the global Cloudflare network. Multi-terabit strong DDoS attacks have become increasingly frequent. In Q3, Cloudflare automatically detected and mitigated multiple […]

SAS and the ACFE survey spotlights the top fraud trends to watch in 2023

Even though financial concerns remain a significant obstacle for companies in implementing new anti-fraud technologies, 60% of businesses expect an increase in their anti-fraud technology budgets in the next two years. This is according to the latest anti-fraud technology study conducted by global analytics leader SAS in partnership with The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners […]

Survey reveals shocking reality of how ill-prepared consumers are when securing their personal devices

As attacks to personal devices are ramping up and becoming even more sophisticated, Cisco security experts warn of the relaxed approach to cybersecurity in the home and on personal devices. Its recent survey revealed that 73% of Saudi Arabia respondents are worried about their connected devices being hacked or attacked. Cisco has revealed the results […]

World’s largest 5,000 enterprises will increase their WAN spend by 44% by 2026, says report

Revenue from port charges, SD-WAN and broadband will grow, while MPLS’ contribution to overall market revenue will decrease by 55% between 2021 and 2026. TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has revealed that the WAN market will grow by around 44% – from US$59 billion in 2021 to US$85 billion in 2026 […]

Talend Data Health Barometer reveals companies’ ability to manage data is worsening year-over-year

Talend, a global leader in data integration and data management, has released the results from its second annual Data Health Barometer, a survey conducted globally among nearly 900 independent data experts and leaders. While a majority of respondents believe data is important, 97% face challenges in using data effectively and nearly half say it’s not […]

Welocalize’s Transforming Talent Programme leverages linguistic talent in Africa 

The future of business and how businesses run is always evolving. An Aflac CSR survey shows that 77% of consumers prefer to buy from socially responsible brands and 73% of investors say Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts contribute to their investment decisions.   One area where organisations can make a positive social impact is talent acquisition, particularly impact […]

Nine in 10 employees in MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology 

Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, has unveiled survey findings that reveal a startling divide between employee expectations and the reality of the workplace technology experience. In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses have doubled down on Digital Transformation, however, nearly half (47%) of employees in the […]

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