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Future-proofing legacy cabling infrastructure of LANs – A godsend for CIOs

Kevin LENGLE, Ph.D, Product Line Manager AROONA, Cailabs, discusses why a disruptive technology approach to multi-mode fibre is of great benefit for campuses as it now enables the gradual and flexible evolution of the local network’s optical infrastructure without the operational and cost constraints of cable deployment. Digital communication has exploded in recent years and […]


Keeping the world’s workforce employable in the era of Industry 4.0

James McLeod, EMEA Director, Faethm, explains why reskilling the workforce is imperative to prepare for the future of work and says all it takes is the will to do things differently. Technology and societal change are two major hallmarks of industrial revolutions. You cannot discuss the first industrial revolution in the late 18th and early […]


A global reset: Predicting cybersecurity trends in 2021

FireEye shares its top cybersecurity trends for 2021 and says business leaders must build capabilities and strategies that will protect them in the days to come. Companies across all industries commonly release forward-looking reports about what’s to come in the next year, but very few in 2019 anticipated the global pandemic and the worldwide reaction […]


How business leaders can apply pandemic lessons to improve workplace recovery planning

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll on business operations, it is crucial that business leaders become resilient to change and incorporate workplace recovery planning into their strategy. Chris Butler, Lead Principal Consultant, Resilience and Security at Sungard AS, explores how business leaders can learn from the past year and the disruption caused by the […]


Why cybersecurity will set businesses apart in 2021

As the opportunities for cybercriminals are ever-expanding due to the effects of COVID-19, AT&T Business surveyed 800 cybersecurity experts across the UK, France and Germany to better understand the cyber risks. John Vladimir Slamecka, Regional President, EMEA, AT&T, explains why adapting quickly is critical to help stop a vulnerability from turning into a catastrophic breach. […]


A woman’s world: Achieving C-suite success and challenging stereotypes

It’s no secret that being female in the IT industry can mean a long, hard struggle to get to the top. We hear from Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist, Office of the CTO, F5 Networks, who discusses the struggles she’s experienced as a woman in technology and the lessons she’s learned along the way. Can […]


Financial services organisations’ push towards hybrid cloud is built on private cloud investments

A report from Nutanix shows 43% of financial services companies globally plan to increase their investment in private cloud over the next year. Nutanix, a leader in private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing, has announced the financial services industry findings of its third annual Enterprise Cloud Index Report, measuring organizations’ plans for adopting private, hybrid […]


How FinTech companies can facilitate continued growth

The pandemic has highlighted the fact that business leaders should take the current situation as an opportunity to improve and invest in their business models. Jackson Lee, VP Corporate Development from Colt Data Centre Services, says FinTech companies must be proactive when investing in their IT infrastructure and particularly in their data storage and connectivity, […]


Three goals CIOs should prioritise to create an innovative enterprise

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up an abundance of challenges for CIOs and their teams – who have had to find innovative ways of adapting their enterprises. Felipe Demetrio de Souza, Business Director at CI&T, explains how CIOs can help foster an innovative enterprise that will be able to withstand the test of time. Last […]


Organisations failing to prepare employees to confront ever-growing cybersecurity threats

A recent survey conducted by Censuswide on behalf of KnowBe4, a provider of security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, finds that the UK workforce is ill-prepared to face today’s expanding cybersecurity threat landscape. Of a thousand recently furloughed employees, 41% admitted that their company had never offered them a security awareness training course, while […]


Editor’s Question: How can business leaders securely manage employees working from home?

Censornet’s recent report, Empowering the People: Critical Security Challenges of 2020, gathers insights from a survey of 300 cybersecurity professionals to explore the reality of security’s role during a global pandemic. A primary component of the report looks at the realities of the remote working culture and includes guidance from industry experts within Censornet for […]


A CEO’s secrets – Snooping cybercriminals to bring down a WFH CEO

As 2020 comes to an end, there’s a lot of talk surrounding what the future will hold and what technology trends 2021 will have in store for us. Chris Harris, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Technical Director at Thales; and Dr Alex Tarter, Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO at Thales UK, discuss the developments […]


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