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Three in four CIOs say enterprise cloud complexity makes IT performance challenging

Software intelligence company, Dynatrace, has announced the findings of an independent global survey of 800 CIOs, which reveals that Digital Transformation, migration to the enterprise cloud and increasing customer demands are creating a surge in IT complexity and the associated costs of managing it. Technical leaders around the world are concerned about the effect this […]

EMEA identified as global hotspot for brute force access attacks

EMEA is a global hotspot for brute force access attacks, according to research from F5 Labs. The analysis forms part of the Application Protection Report 2019, which explores the fact that most applications are attacked at the access tier, circumventing legitimate processes of authentication and authorisation. Brute force attacks are typically defined as either 10 […]

Business success linked to digital employee experience, according to VMware study

VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has released its annual report into the state of digital workspace technologies and its impact on businesses. The study reveals that high growth companies that invest more in the digital employee experience are more likely to achieve business growth, have a progressive culture, retain talent and be rated […]

Three technologies that will transform business in Africa within 10 years

Analysts are to discuss the business impact of strategic technologies at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019, which will be held from September 16 to 18 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Hyper Cycle for ICT in Africa features three technologies that will have a transformational impact on businesses in Africa within the next 10 years. They […]

The CISO Challenge: Managing Threats with Limited Resources

Learn more about the key findings of Making Tough Choices: How CISOs Manage Escalating Threats and Limited Resources, a report conducted by Fortinet and Forbes Insights.#

Cyber adversaries up the ante on evasion and anti-analysis to avoid detection

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface and are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in their […]

Lack of collaboration between C-suite and IT teams holds back Digital Transformation

According to NTT Ltd.’s 2019 Digital Means Business Report, only 11% of organisations are highly satisfied with those in charge of spearheading Digital Transformation, despite the fact that almost three-quarters of them are already underway on their journey. Organisations worldwide are achieving some success with Digital Transformation, but there’s still a strong belief that this […]

New Mimecast report reveals analysis of 67 billion rejected emails

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has launched its first Threat Intelligence Report: Black Hat Edition 2019. The report provides technical analysis of emerging threats identified as attempts to get through the security environment of Mimecast customers. Within the report, Mimecast Threat Center researchers outline tactics and techniques of emerging threats, active […]

New research reveals key capabilities of high performing CIOs

A study from ServiceNow shows building C-suite influence, focusing on customers and digital workflow maturity will unlock success. Top-performing CIOs are focusing more on business leadership and the goals of the customers, employees, and other business functions, rather than technology operations, according to new research from ServiceNow. The global survey of 516 CIOs, conducted by […]

Gartner forecasts IT spending in South Africa will grow this year

IT spending in South Africa will total R303.46 billion in 2019, a 3.9% increase from 2018, according to Gartner. “South Africa is still behind in terms of overall IT spending and continues to have a technology debt to pay off,” said David Lovelock, Research Vice President at Gartner. “However, by achieving 3.9% growth in 2019, […]

New RiskIQ report reveals £2.3m is lost to cybercrime every minute

RiskIQ, a global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual ‘Evil Internet Minute‘ report. The company tapped proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the Internet, revealing that cybercriminals cost the global economy £2.3 million every minute last year, a total of £1.2 trillion. The data […]

Cloud container vulnerabilities soar, Skybox Security finds

Skybox Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management, has announced the release of the mid-year update to its 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report, analysing the vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in play over the first half of 2019. The report, compiled by the team of security analysts at the Skybox Research Lab, aims to help organisations […]

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