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Gartner warns that geopolitical risks will provide CIOs with new leadership opportunities

Gartner says CIOs must step up and deal with the disruptive trend ofdigital geopolitics to manage four of its distinct issues. Technology governance issues emanating from cross-country politics have led to digital geopolitics rapidly becoming an issue that multinational CIOs must step up to lead, according to Gartner. A total of 41% of boards of […]


FortiGuard Labs predicts convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime

Fortinet, a global leader in the cybersecurity field, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs global threat intelligence and research team about the cyberthreat landscape for 2023 and beyond. Highlights of the predictions and key takeaways for CISOs can be found below: 1 – Success of RaaS is a preview of what’s to come with CaaS Given […]


(ISC)² research reveals the cybersecurity profession needs to grow by 3.4 million people to close global workforce gap

(ISC)², one of the world’s largest non-profit associations of certified cybersecurity professionals – has highlighted a stark increase in the shortage of cybersecurity professionals as it announced the findings of its 2022 (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study. The study reveals the global cybersecurity workforce is at an all-time high, with an estimated 4.7 million professionals. Despite […]


Study reveals that 78% of women in IT have suffered gender discrimination

A survey conducted by Yoctoo indicates life is still challenging for women working in the IT sector. Ensuring the value of women in the technology sector is properly recognized is a constant challenge. It is what the third edition of The Main Challenges of Women in Tech Survey shows, conducted by Yoctoo, a recruitment and […]


Genetec releases 2022 State of Physical Security Report

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has shared the results of its 2022 State Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 3,700 physical security leaders worldwide (including end-users and systems integrators/installers/providers), the report looks at the security strategies organisations are putting in place to effectively […]


Uptime Institute survey reveals strong industry growth as operators prepare for sustainability demands

Findings from Uptime Institute’s recent survey highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and much more. Uptime Institute has announced the release of its 12th Annual Global Data Center Survey. The findings show an industry that is growing, dynamic and increasingly resilient, but still working […]


24% of tech apps contain ‘high severity’ security flaws, posing a serious cybersecurity risk if exploited

Veracode, a leading global provider of modern application security testing solutions, has revealed that 24% of applications in the technology sector contain security flaws that are considered high risk — meaning they would cause a critical issue for the application if exploited. With arguably a higher proportion of applications to contend with than other industries, […]


Infoblox’s Cyberthreat Intelligence Report highlights smishing and vulnerabilities in WordPress websites

Infoblox has published its Q2 2022 report, drawing attention to many dangerous malware threats to organizations. The research compiles the main threats and security breaches detected during the months of April–June 2022 and highlights smishing as one of the most prominent forms of attack. Smishing, a cyberattack strategy that combines SMS (short message service, also […]


Talend Data Health Barometer reveals companies’ ability to manage data is worsening year-over-year

Talend, a global leader in data integration and data management, has released the results from its second annual Data Health Barometer, a survey conducted globally among nearly 900 independent data experts and leaders. While a majority of respondents believe data is important, 97% face challenges in using data effectively and nearly half say it’s not […]


Rubrik Zero Labs research reveals effects on leadership after cyberattacks

IT and security leaders must address, on average, one cyberattack per week according to a new study released by Rubrik Zero Labs, titled The State of Data Security. Rubrik, a Zero Trust data security company, gathered insights from more than 1,600 security and IT leaders including CISOs, CIOs, VPs and directors across 10 countries. The findings exposed rising security risks […]


Gartner says cybersecurity, application, integration strategies and cloud are top technology priorities

Security and risk management, application and integration strategies, infrastructure and operations are the top three technology priorities for midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2022, according to a recent Gartner survey. Mike Cisek, VP Analyst, Gartner, said: “MSEs are shifting investments and even increasing budgets to fund their top technology priorities. However, the accelerated rate of change […]


Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending to grow 3% in 2022

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$4.5 trillion in 2022, an increase of 3% from 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. While IT spending is expected to grow in 2022, it will be at a slower pace than 2021 due to spending cutbacks on PCs, tablets and printers by consumers, causing spending […]


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