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Low bands will be crucial to ensure coverage in Latin America

5G Americas presents this infographic to better understand the importance of the so-called ‘low bands’ or ‘digital dividend’, which correspond to the 600 and 700 MHz frequencies and will serve to improve 5G services in Latin America. Recently, 5G Americas introduced the report Status of the 600 MHz and 700 MHz Radio Spectrum Bands in […]


Gartner says government organizations are increasing investment in AI

Government organizations around the world are adopting AI technologies to help them achieve their objectives, but government employees are still concerned about its impact, according to Gartner. A total of 36% of government respondents in the 2021 Gartner CIO Survey indicated that they planned to increase investment in AI and Machine Learning. Chatbots or conversational […]


Three in four IT departments face critical skills gaps

Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate digital learning, has released its annual Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report, exploring the current state of skills gaps, training and development, compensation and job satisfaction in the IT industry. Based on responses from more than 9,300 IT professionals, the report found that 76% of IT decision-makers worldwide are […]


75% of surveyed CIOs struggle to unlock data insights within their organization

While the large majority (98%) of CIOs report that the pandemic accelerated their organizations’ Digital Transformation plans, many (75%) are unable to unlock their data to drive a successful Digital Transformation. These findings come from the 2021 Global CIO Survey commissioned by Logicalis, a global provider of Digital Transformation and cloud managed services. The survey, covering 1,000 CIOs from around the world, finds […]


Fujitsu global survey reveals priorities in post-pandemic world

A survey from Fujitsu reveals new insights into how business leaders responded to the pandemic, as well as their perceptions around business priorities in the post-pandemic world. Fujitsu has released its Fujitsu Future Insights Global Digital Transformation Survey Report 2021, highlighting the results of a survey drawing on the insights and experiences of 1,200 CxOs […]


Digital payments grow rapidly in Colombia

According to Mercado Pago and Trendsity, one in three sellers in Latin America has started using digital payment methods. Since last year, with the isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, technology began to accelerate access to financial tools in Latin America. According to a study carried out by Mercado Pago and Trendsity, one in four […]


Barracuda report reveals evolving ransomware attack patterns

Barracuda’s third annual report has revealed cyberattacks are on the rise and highlights security is a major risk for businesses. Barracuda has released its third-annual threat research report on ransomware which looks at ransomware attack patterns that occurred between August 2020 and July 2021. The report found that ransomware attacks have surged in 2021, with the […]


Survey reveals Zero Trust adoption appealing but challenging

A survey from Ericom Software reveals four out of five organizations plan to begin their Zero Trust security solution rollout within 12 months but key challenges complicate adoption. Ericom Software, a leader in cloud cybersecurity solutions for secure web and application access and developer of the ZTEdge Cloud Security Platform, has announced publication of the […]


Study reveals increasing level of credential attacks

A study from Axur reveals a monumental increase in credential attacks in Latin America. Digital tools and the use of the Internet are becoming more and more fundamental in our daily lives. Years ago people believed that one of the basic principles to avoiding a malicious site was to verify that the website we accessed […]


85% of Latin Americans believe 5G will help bridge digital divide

A survey from Ciena has revealed that the majority of people in Latin America feel optimistic about the advantages of 5G with many believing the technology will help bridge the digital divide. One year into a global pandemic that forced nearly everyone to adapt to remote work and education, Ciena conducted a survey among people […]


Malware increasingly targets Discord for abuse

Andrew Brandt, SophosLabs Principal Researcher, and Sean Gallagher, Senior Threat Researcher at Sophos, tell us that cybercriminals abuse a successful chat service to host, spread and control malware targeting their users. Threat actors who spread and manage malware have long abused legitimate online services. As we found during our investigation into the use of TLS […]


Sophos reports on rampant ‘Raccoon Stealer’ campaign that steals cryptocurrencies

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has published new research, Trash Panda as a Service: Raccoon Stealer Steals Cookies, Cryptocoins and More, detailing how a stealer disguised as pirated software grabs cryptocurrencies and information while dropping malicious content, such as cryptominers, on targeted systems. Sean Gallagher, Senior Threat Researcher, Sophos, said: “With much of […]


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