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The SEC’s amendments highlight the need for companies to focus on cybersecurity and the wider business

In March 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to its rules regarding the disclosure of cybersecurity expertise within businesses. These amendments are meant for institutional investors, shareholders and investors to showcase the need for heightened focus towards cybersecurity at the core of business, surpassing conventional strategies that have allowed multiple headlining […]


The evolving cyberthreat landscape and the benefits of AI and Machine Learning

Derek Manky, Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances, FortiGuard Labs; and Jonas Walker, Security Strategist with Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, discuss the changing threat landscape and the role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in fighting today’s cyberthreats. Nowadays, threat actors are leaning on new tools and techniques to improve the efficiency of their attacks. […]


NetApp Survey shows organizations continue to prioritize cloud optimization

NetApp has announced the results of the annual Cloud Infrastructure Report based on a survey of public cloud business and IT decision makers. The report from Spot by NetApp, continuing the annual survey previously conducted by CloudCheckr following its acquisition by NetApp, highlights the current state of cloud management and how organizations are working to optimize their […]


Create a data fortress for protection against ransomware attacks

Tuhina Goel, Director of Product Marketing at Nutanix, offers insight into the ever-growing threat ransomware attacks present. As the forms these attacks take diversify, businesses will have to take multi-faceted approaches to defend against them. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that ransomware will cost its victims around US$265 billion annually by 2031. Businesses will face a new […]


Technology strengthens strategic processes for Intervial

Juan B Arenas, CIO at Intervial Chile S.A., explains how the major provider of road infrastructure and management relies on technology for its most ambitious projects. How is the technology arena key to Intervial’s innovation strategy for 2030? The ISA2030 strategy considers digitalization as one of the main aspects of the period, aiming to safeguard […]


Diebold Nixdorf supports the Amazon River monitoring project

The company is sponsoring the Yara Project, a research platform promoted by the Universidade do Estado do Amazonas (UEA) to monitor the water quality of rivers in the region. Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in boosting and connecting commerce for the banking and retail industries, has announced its support for the Yara Project, promoted by […]


Tech gives businesses the edge in ‘The Great Recruitment’

Lloyd Humphreys, Principal Product Manager for Data and Analytics, Tradeshift, tells us about the importance of investing in relevant technology to assure your business remains attractive to potential recruits.       Gen Z is different, they say. The newest entrants to the workforce have a strong preference for ‘experiences’ over possessions, possess a burning sense of social justice […]


Meeting the cybersecurity jobs challenge

Allen McNaughton, Systems Engineering Director for Infoblox Public Sector, tells us the cybersecurity industry needs to leverage technology to help manage work, increase productivity and reduce burnout. It’s no secret that the cybersecurity industry is in something of a talent crisis. The need for cybersecurity experts greatly outpaces the supply. These professionals underpin the security […]


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 […]


How remote working brings security challenges to corporations

Lucas Pereira, Head of Products at Blockbit, explains the challenges remote working poses to enterprise cybersecurity. He highlights that tools such as firewalls and VPNs need to evolve and keep up with the mobility and fluidity that working remotely requires. When the Covid-19 pandemic began in 2020, the main focus of discussions was on what […]


Gartner forecasts worldwide public cloud end-user spending to reach nearly US$500 billion in 2022

Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 20.4% in 2022 to total US$494.7 billion, up from US$410.9 billion in 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. In 2023, end-user spending is expected to reach nearly US$600 billion. “Cloud is the powerhouse that drives today’s digital organizations,” said Sid Nag, Research […]


Uptime Institute report finds downtime costs and consequences worsening

Uptime Institute’s 2022 Outage Analysis has revealed that downtime costs and consequences are in fact worsening as industry efforts to curb outage frequency fall short. The research details latest digital infrastructure failure rates, increasing outage costs and impacts, top downtime causes and more. The digital infrastructure sector is struggling to achieve a measurable reduction in […]


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