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Tenable research finds serious vulnerability in Microsoft Teams

Tenable has disclosed details of a serious vulnerability in Microsoft Teams discovered by its Zero-Day Research Team. By abusing PowerApps functionality (a separate product used within Teams for building and using custom business apps), threat actors could gain persistent read/write access to a victim user’s email, Teams chats, OneDrive, Sharepoint and a variety of other […]


Two-thirds of businesses will change operating model to focus on employee experience

The results show that more alignment with employees is needed but nearly half of businesses plan tech investments to further improve the workplace experience. The findings consider how the pandemic has shaped the workplace experience for over 1,100 business leaders and employees worldwide. EMEA business leaders are out of touch with what employees want in […]


Nutanix study shows global public sector ‘Cloud Smart’ strategies validated by COVID-19 response

Nutanix has announced the global public sector industry findings of its third annual Enterprise Cloud Index Report, measuring organizations’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The findings point to a concentrated modernization effort throughout the sector over the past few months, with 70% of respondents saying COVID-19 has caused IT to be viewed […]


Unit42 research shows the impact of COVID-19 on the security posture of organizations

A report from Palo Alto Networks reveals the latest developments in cloud security trends. The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the largest shift to remote work in history, and organizations struggled to migrate to the cloud and secure their employees working from home. In the 1H 2021 edition of the biannual Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report, researchers […]


Gartner survey reveals over half of CIOs plan to increase full-time IT employees in 2021

Fifty-five percent of CIOs plan to increase their total number of full-time employees (FTEs) in IT across the course of 2021, according to a recent survey from Gartner. They will predominantly focus staffing growth in the areas of automation, cloud and analytics platforms and support for remote work. “The critical role IT played across most […]


Salesforce research reveals digital divide in manufacturing sector

A report from Salesforce highlights technological innovations manufacturers have embraced to prepare for the future of their industry. Salesforce has published its first Trends in Manufacturing report, providing insight into some of the issues that global manufacturing leaders currently face and how they plan to adapt to a post-COVID era. It also spotlights the technological […]


Sophos report finds cyberattacks increase while budgets stagnate

A Sophos study of 900 business decision makers across Asia Pacific and Japan indicates COVID-19 accelerated a period of digitization and was a catalyst for improving cybersecurity, but systemic security issues persist. Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced the findings of the second edition of its survey report, The Future of Cybersecurity […]


New research shows Australia’s shift to remote work has intensified data protection challenges

Barracuda, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has released findings from a report entitled The State of Office 365 Backup. Commissioned by Barracuda, the research surveyed global decision makers, including 201 Australian IT leaders, to capture their opinions and perspectives about Office 365, data security, backup and recovery and SaaS solutions.  Overall, the findings indicate that the shift to […]


Study reveals that customers feel underwhelmed despite seismic digital switch

A new study from VMWare has revealed that only 29% of consumers around the world believe the companies they interact with now deliver an improved digital experience compared to before the pandemic.  The findings from the study of more than 9,000 consumers, across Japan, Italy, Spain, United States, France, Germany, UK and Singapore, reveal while […]


CXO Research: 58% of data backups are failing, leaving data unprotected

Veeam Data Protection Report 2021 finds that COVID-19 has significantly impacted Digital Transformation (DX) spending, with 40% of global organizations viewing economic uncertainty as the greatest barrier to DX in the next 12 months and one-third having slowed or halted initiatives in the past year. Data protection challenges are undermining organizations’ abilities to execute Digital […]


NTT publishes 2021 Global Managed Services Report

The NTT 2021 Global Managed Services Report reveals that the primary business driver for CEOs in the coming 18 months (outside of COVID-19) is improving agility and the business ability to respond to change. One year since the onset of the pandemic, organizations globally have undergone major transformations as they seek to strengthen resilience, increase […]


Cloud services: A threat vector for healthcare industry

New research from Infoblox highlights cybersecurity challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infoblox, a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has unveiled new research into the cybersecurity and network infrastructure challenges faced by decision-makers in the healthcare industry. One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the report reveals major challenges this critical industry faced as healthcare […]


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