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How are data centre providers offering a solution to the widening skills gap?

Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has launched the Kao Academy – an industry-first science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) resource, designed to engage primary and early secondary school-aged children with the purpose and role of a data centre. Created in collaboration with Cambridge […]


Counting the cost of the biggest BEC attacks

Robust email protection is a necessity for protecting against one of the industry’s most sophisticated attack types; Business Email Compromise (BEC). Andrew Rose, Resident CISO, Proofpoint, offers some top tips to avoid falling victim to these types of attacks and highlights the importance of adding an extra layer of protection to your business to ensure […]


How Zero Trust can lead the battle against ransomware

Sydney-based Ian Farquhar, Field CTO, Gigamon, tells us how in a world where the workforce has shifted significantly to a ‘work anywhere, work anytime’ model, embracing Zero Trust makes sense. Zero Trust has become a well-recognized framework in the cybersecurity world. SecOps teams are championing this ‘trust no-one’ strategy to support the fight against the […]


Expert advice for layering up your defences this World Password Day

The annual World Password Day raises awareness of the importance of having robust and resilient password hygiene practices in place. We hear from various industry experts who discuss best practices for password security. Cian Heasley, Security Consultant at Adarma: “It’s common for people to resort to simple, easy to remember passwords reused across most, if […]


Eight guiding principles for Zero Trust in banking and financial services today

Security leaders will be familiar with the term ‘Zero Trust’ – an approach crucial as vulnerabilities and attacks are becoming more damaging to organisations. Hila Meller, BT Vice President Security, Americas, EMEA and APAC, discusses some of the guiding principles for Zero Trust in banking and financial services. When it comes to adopting a Zero […]


Getting to grips with Kubernetes as a business enabler

More and more business leaders are beginning to get to grips with Kubernetes, but understanding how it works is another story. Michael Cade, Senior Technologist Product Strategy at Veeam Software, takes a look at some of the important questions surrounding Kubernetes from a data protection perspective and why it is useful. One of the ever […]


Creating value in the workplace with a resilient hyperautomation strategy

Tim Hood is Vice President – EMEA and APAC of Hyland, discusses the concept of hyperautomation and how it can elevate the workplace from monotonous, to purposeful and engaging. Hood explores the critical factors to consider when developing your hyperautomation strategy. First there was automation, now there is hyperautomation. From the age of industrialisation, to […]


Giving women a seat at the table this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we spoke to 11 people in tech, from a variety of backgrounds and roles. They provided insight into their experiences of being a woman in a male-dominated industry and how the sector can continue to #BreakTheBias. The theme for this years’ International Women’s Day is #BreakTheBias. “It challenges us to do […]


Bringing the next billion online one human at a time

Gavin Faulds, Regional Business Head MEA Region, STL Technology, discusses the strategic collaborations the company has been involved with in order to bring the next billion people online in Internet-deprived areas of India and South Africa. Akola, situated in the Indian region of Vidharbha, is Maharashtra’s third largest city. While the city is home to shimmering […]


How the Internet came to define all aspects of work

Mike Hicks, Principal Solutions Analyst at Cisco ThousandEyes, tells us how customer and stakeholder experience continues to be massively reshaped by digitization and the Internet. For the past two years, we’ve all been iterating on what the future of work looks like. The outcome of this effort is an enormous lift-and-shift. For Business Continuity reasons, […]


Securing one of our most valued assets on Data Privacy Day

As the world becomes increasingly digitised, we must ensure our data is protected at all costs. Ahead of the annual Data Protection Day, a number of industry experts discuss the importance of protecting data and why organisations should embed this into their core values. Sean Carpenter, Senior Director, Product Management & Data Privacy at project44  “Supply chains […]


How digitalization and automation is accelerating efficiency in the logistics sector

Nabil Malouli, Global VP of e-Commerce, DHL, tells Intelligent CIO how digitalization and automation impact the logistics sector and how e-commerce will change in the years to come. He explains how the logistics industry is at the center of Digital Transformation and discusses deploying digitalization on a global scale.  Warehouses, ports and airports already feel […]


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