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Nutanix study shows data management becoming more complex as cloud deployments diversify

Organizations want a single hybrid multicloud platform to run applications and manage data across diverse IT environments. Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, has announced the findings of its fifth global Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with cloud adoption. This year’s ECI showed that IT infrastructure is […]

UAE records 14% drop in cyberattacks in 2022, SonicWall Cyber Threat Report reveals

The UAE recorded a 14% drop in total malware attacks in 2022, against a 2% year-on-year rise in cyberattacks globally, the latest figures from cybersecurity leader, SonicWall, reveal in its Cyber Threat Report. Still, the number of attacks in 2022 in the UAE (71 million) was more than the combined total in 2019 and 2020 (37.3 […]

Survey shows continued plan for Digital Transformation investments in 2023

CXOs balance the need for new investments in digital technologies to drive innovation and interoperability while addressing challenges with macroeconomics, IT resourcing and cost inflation. Sebastian Grady, President of Strategic Initiatives, Rimini Street, discusses how scarcity of budget, IT skills and labour affect a company’s Digital Transformation roadmap and the biggest challenge for CIOs. Rimini […]

Akamai research shows 193 million mobile malware attacks flagged for consumers in EMEA

Akamai Technologies has launched a new State of the Internet report on malicious Domain Name System (DNS) traffic. The report, Attack Superhighway: A Deep Dive on Malicious DNS Traffic, looks into attacks that present a major threat to both enterprises and home users.  On the consumer side, the data demonstrates an outbreak of information-stealing malware targeting […]

Cloudflare uses its global network to identify the top 50 most impersonated brands

Cloudflare, a security, performance and reliability company, has published a global report on the top 50 brands used in phishing attacks. Nearly 20% of all websites are protected by Cloudflare’s global network and its email security offering stopped 2.3 billion unwanted emails from hitting inboxes in 2022. As a result, Cloudflare’s Machine Learning and data […]

Cybercriminals add three novel tactics to phishing in latest attempts to sneak past security

Cybercriminals are continuously evolving their phishing attacks, introducing new techniques and tactics in their attempts to trick victims, bypass security measures and avoid detection. A new Threat Spotlight from Barracuda Networks details three novel tactics that were detected in phishing attacks during January 2023. Barracuda researchers analysed data of phishing emails blocked by Barracuda systems. […]

42% UAE cybersecurity professionals say board does not pay attention finds Trellix

New research from Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response, reveals a disconnect between cybersecurity professionals and senior management. Despite widespread board-level ownership of cyber risk, almost half, 42% of UAE cybersecurity professionals say the board doesn’t pay sufficient attention to digital security. This points to a concerning trend that […]

Trust in AI: 71% of organisations state they would always trust insights from AI and ML platforms

New research by Rackspace Technology shows how attitudes to AI/ML are changing, as businesses begin to reap the benefits.  Survey methodology The survey was conducted by Coleman Parkes Research in February 2023. Findings are based on the responses of 1,420 IT decision-makers across manufacturing/logistics, retail, hospitality/travel, energy, healthcare/pharma/biomedical, government, media/entertainment and financial service sectors in the […]

The state of hybrid cloud application delivery

Amr Alashaal, Regional Vice President, Middle East at A10 Networks, examines survey results from senior technology decision-makers, highlighting the importance and potential of hybrid and multi-cloud opportunities for businesses. The collaboration with Gatepoint Research focused on application delivery, agility and resilience. In digital business, success depends on application performance. Organisations must deliver the best possible experiences […]

Field service companies reveal their challenges and bright spots in IFS research

Global research has found that technology superiority is the most significant competitive differentiator in field service and emphasises the importance of companies investing in the right digital technology to continue disrupting the markets. IFS, a global cloud enterprise software company, has announced its global research study results, which uncovers field service companies’ biggest challenges and […]

Bold leadership elevates CIOs to the boardroom, according to Logicalis global study

CIOs have stepped into the role of digital evangelist and strategic advisor, according to the 2023 Global CIO Survey from Logicalis, a global technology service provider.  The study questioned 1,000 technology leaders and explores how the role of the CIO is evolving. 2023’s survey, The Meteoric Rise of the CIO, demonstrates a monumental shift in the role […]

92% of organisations think they need to do more to reassure customers about how their data is used in AI

Cisco’s recent report has revealed insights from 3,100 security professionals working on data privacy programmes at their organisations. Highlights from the study show that more than nine-in-10 (92%) security professionals admitted that they need to do more to reassure customers that their data is only being used for intended and legitimate purposes when it comes […]

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