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Poll hacks: How cybercriminals aim to disrupt elections

The UK general election is upon us and amongst the bombardment of polarised political news, cybercriminals cast a menacing shadow. These are politically unprecedented times and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre knows it. David Warburton, Principal Threat Evangelist, F5 Labs talks us through the different forms of cyberattack and how they might manifest themselves […]


Versa Networks expert on connectivity in an age where the application is king

As more organisations accelerate their Digital Transformation strategies, networking requirements have also shifted. Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks tells us why enterprises need to reconsider their approach to ensure they are future proof and able to meet modern demands for Edge services. The way enterprises manage and control their most essential applications is changing and […]


The trends and themes set to shape the infrastructure space in 2020

With 2019 now behind us, it’s time to focus on the key trends and themes which are set to be front of mind for data centre and infrastructure teams in the new year. We hear from several industry experts who offer their insight into some of these trends to help IT and data centre leaders […]


Protecting the IoT-driven network – a multi-stage approach

Simon Wilson, CTO HPE Aruba UK and Ireland, gives us invaluable advice on deploying a multi-stage strategy to ensure protection vulnerable IoT-driven networks. The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than just the next stage in technical development. For many businesses it represents a valuable source of data which can be used to gain new […]


Gartner: Leveraging automation for modern security

Modern security teams are facing more threats than ever, as well as more pressure to provide business value. Katell Thielemann, VP Analyst at Gartner, tells us why it’s so important that CISOs consider automation tools to balance security with efficiencies. Security and risk leaders must explore automation to provide increased business value and maintain security […]


McAfee Labs offers insight into the threats ahead in 2020 Threats Predictions Report

With 2019’s headlines of ransomware, malware and RDP attacks almost behind us, we shift our focus to the cybercrime threats ahead. Cybercriminals are increasing the complexity and volume of their attacks and campaigns, always looking for ways to stay one step ahead of cybersecurity practices – and more often using the world’s evolving technology against […]


Three key considerations for CIOs when pursuing IoT initiatives

Given the disruption IoT initiatives can cause when they are introduced it’s vital that CIOs push for involvement in their business’ IoT strategies from the start. Subbu Iyer, CMO, Riverbed Technology, offers three key considerations for CIOs pursuing IoT initiatives. Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives promise numerous benefits to businesses; namely that they allow for […]


CNet Training expert on getting to grips with the CDCEP qualification

Do you want to become an expert in data centre energy management? Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, outlines the Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP) program. This is an increasingly popular program as data centre managers and professionals are looking for innovative ways to cut carbon emissions and reduce the energy use within their data […]


KnowBe4 expert on using threat intelligence to build data driven defence

The security landscape is complex, meaning that decision-makers can, through no fault of their own, struggle to make the best choices for their organisations, says Javvad Malik, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4. He tells us why organisations should use a mix of internal and external threat reports to obtain a holistic view of the threats […]


Making it simple with Software-as-a-Service

Many companies are now using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model where the software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. Intelligent CIO spoke to Ken Ringdahl, VP, Global Alliances Architecture, Veeam; and Michael Cade, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam, about the benefits of using a SaaS product and the challenges you can expect. What […]


Protecting the manufacturing industry from mobile phishing attacks

The rapidly rising reliance on mobile phones in the workplace has facilitated an increased cybersecurity threat from malicious phone hackers that many manufacturers are not equipped to handle. Tom Davison, EMEA Technical Director at Lookout, outlines the steps that both individuals and businesses must take to ensure the security of their most valuable assets, with […]


Node4 expert on the five steps needed to break your Digital Transformation paralysis

When you think of words that often creep into business meetings without much context or substance, Digital Transformation is probably top of the pile. Here, Tom Needs, COO, Node4, demystifies Digital Transformation and explains what yours might actually look like, as well as how to find the right path for your business. The words ‘what’s […]


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