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How important is it for CIOs to become agents for change by preparing for the future?

We asked industry experts how important is it for CIOs to become agents for change by preparing for the future? Here are their responses.  Brian Dunagan, Vice President of Engineering, Retrospect  Change – even change for the better – can be stressful. For a CIO that wishes to be an effective agent of change, they must […]


Forrester releases 2023 predictions for North American businesses 

According to Forrester’s  2023 predictions, trust will be at the forefront of organisations’ business operations in the year ahead as business and technology leaders focus on prioritising long-term growth. Current factors, including economic and financial instability, geopolitical uncertainty, company scandals and climate change, are undermining consumers’ trust in organisations — nearly 40% of US consumers […]


Innovation: A technology game-changer

Innovation is critical to finding and reshaping an organisation’s strategy. That’s according to Ram Chakravarti, Chief Technology Officer at BMC Software, who discusses this concept in further detail; outlining the importance of being selective about who you choose to partner with and how businesses can better manage complex IT operations with BMC’s solutions and latest […]


How Hootsuite is navigating the wild world of social 

Hootsuite helps customers harness the power of social media to ignite their brand and business. Maggie Lower, Chief Marketing Officer at Hootsuite, speaks to us about this and how enterprises can alter their strategy to achieve success online, as well as the company’s own rebrand and key trends within the marketing space.   Over the last […]


Columbia Wireless DDoS attacks led to lost business 

Columbia Wireless, an Internet Service Provider based in Canada, has addressed the problem of DDoS attacks by deploying Corero’s SmartWall DDoS Protection solution.   Columbia Wireless is a high-speed Internet Service Provider (ISP) delivering connectivity throughout British Columbia, Canada.   The company experienced a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack that saturated its upstream provider links, effectively […]


Go Phish: Matias Madou, Co-founder and CTO of Secure Code Warrior

We ‘go phishing’ with Matias Madou, Co-founder and CTO of Secure Code Warrior, who tells us about life inside and outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the cybersecurity industry? I think for me it was making the move to the defensive side of cybersecurity. Building a house to protect […]


54% of CISOs are ‘fighting an uphill battle’ for board-level cybersecurity support

Over half (54%) of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) say the board fails to provide them with ample investment for cyberinitiatives, according to a new study by cybersecurity technology provider, Encore.  An independent study of 100 C-level executives, 100 CISOs and 500 office workers in the US and the UK sought to uncover the gap that […]


Counting the cost of the biggest BEC attacks

Robust email protection is a necessity for protecting against one of the industry’s most sophisticated attack types; Business Email Compromise (BEC). Andrew Rose, Resident CISO, Proofpoint, offers some top tips to avoid falling victim to these types of attacks and highlights the importance of adding an extra layer of protection to your business to ensure […]


Wix and LegalZoom offer personalised solutions for small businesses to grow online 

Wix – a leading global SaaS platform – and LegalZoom – an industry leader in online business formation and a leading platform in legal, compliance and tax solutions – have announced a partnership to better help small business owners create, manage and grow their online presence. Through the upcoming integration across Wix.com and LegalZoom.com, entrepreneurs will soon […]


Get to Know: Mike Martin, CEO, CAI 

On the lighter side of things, we ask Mike Martin, CEO, CAI, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I had the opportunity to move my family to Puerto Rico (twice), China and Ireland as a part of my career assignments. These opportunities provided some of the most challenging, but […]


Target tests first net zero energy store 

Target Corporation  has announced its most sustainable store to date, as the site will generate more renewable energy than it needs annually to operate and will test multiple innovations to reduce the building’s emissions. The Vista, California, store’s retrofit and new features will inform Target’s investments in new stores and remodel programmes that support its […]


Sephora revolutionises global HR strategy with Qlik 

Qlik has announced that Sephora, a world leader in prestigious beauty retailing, is using  Qlik Sense to transform its human resources (HR) management system.   The strong international growth of the brand over the last decade has made it necessary for Sephora to combine its global HR practices. In a rapidly changing consumer retail sector, Sephora […]


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