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Overcoming the challenges of today and tomorrow

To celebrate the first anniversary of Intelligent CIO Latin America, we invited 10 IT leaders from the region to talk about the main technological challenges of the coming years and discuss the successes of today such as increasing productivity and overcoming adversity. Ricardo Guerra, CIO, Itaú Unibanco In a dynamic world like ours, it is […]


Enabling business: Why security needs ‘grey’ areas in the age of hybrid workforces

Modern workforces require security solutions that not only keep the business and its data secure, but which also ‘enable’ rather than halt productivity. Mike Schuricht, VP of Product Management, Security Service Edge (SSE), Forcepoint, talks us through some of the key security challenges facing organizations and outlines how Forcepoint ONE helps to tackle these. What […]


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 […]


World of possibilities opens up for remote island in Chile with Lenovo Technology

Lenovo is supporting Work for Humankind’s on-going conservation efforts on Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile, one of the world’s most far-flung workspaces through lasting technology solutions and boosted Internet connectivity. As part of its landmark partnership with Island Conservation and the Robinson Crusoe Island community, Lenovo has revealed the next stage of its Work for Humankind project: Critical […]


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 […]


Marzam improves its cloud operation with AWS

Disaster Recovery, storage, analytics and Big Data solutions from AWS help reduce costs and make the work of the leading Mexican pharmaceutical distributor even more efficient. For more than 85 years, Marzam has been the most experienced company in providing healthcare products and solutions, connecting the Mexican population with good health. With an infrastructure of […]


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 […]


How ransomware is destabilising cyber insurance – and what to do about it

With the rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) techniques, double extortion attacks and the low cost of ransomware kits, unsustainable loss ratios have convulsed the insurance market. Thom Langford, Global Security Advocate at SentinelOne, discusses why in order for businesses to protect themselves from ransomware, they need to stop choosing between investing in a better security stack […]


One in four Brazilian companies suffered cyberattacks last year

A study carried out by BugHunt with more than 50 companies in Brazil shows that phishing (28%), viruses (24%), ransomware (21%) and vishing (10%) were the most reported attacks. The restrictive measures imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting digitalization of work routines – a process that was, for the most part, not well […]


Energy transition and data centers: From energy consumers to providers

Vicente Chiralt, Senior Director, Field Marketing and Channel Marketing, Vertiv, explains how data centers may become a source of clean energy in the near future. The energy sector is responsible for 60% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, seeking a more sustainable planet and also upholding Sustainable Development Goal 7 from the United Nations […]


Populos launches SmartClient for workplaces

Smaller and more economic than a conventional desktop, the equipment brings processing and memory, provides flexible working environments, offers quality audio and video and has Windows IoT. Aiming to fill a gap in the market, providing complete virtualization solutions, from infrastructure to terminals, Populos, a leading company in Latin America in end-user computing, infrastructure and […]


Best practices in post-pandemic data classification

Jaime Muñoz, Director of Business Development for Brazil at HelpSystems, tells us about the main steps to protect sensitive data. According to him, automation plays a central role in data governance. The constant need to protect sensitive data, whether intellectual property, financial or personal, involves not only the companies that hold custody of it, but […]


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