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Reliability and security – Why the pressure is on for telcos to deliver

Mobile technology has transformed drastically and the world is looking to telecoms operators to double down on reliability and security, says Bart Salaets, Senior Systems Engineering Director at F5 Networks. The pandemic is a high stakes time for telcos. Everyone is online more – a whole lot more. Across the world, whether they are working […]


The changing role of a CIO during a pandemic

Navigating the IT landscape is currently proving challenging as the future seems uncertain. Ian Pitt, CIO at LogMeIn, discusses the role of a CIO and some of the obstacles they are facing, as well as how they should be adapting and transforming to avoid getting left behind. The last few months have brought in drastic […]


Editor’s Question: How can data centre leaders combat the skills shortage as further outages disrupt the industry?

Uptime Institute has announced the key findings of its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, the largest and most comprehensive in the data centre industry. The results show a growing sector adapting to rapid change on multiple levels. In almost every area under discussion — outages, resiliency, staffing, workload placement or innovation — there is […]


Building a human firewall to address insider threats

Creating a strong cybersecurity culture is paramount to the smooth running of a company’s operations, particularly as attacks become more advanced. Renee Tarun, Deputy CISO/Vice President Information Security, Fortinet, discusses the steps for how CISOs can establish a baseline for good cyberhygiene and ensure their employees take cybersecurity seriously. During the first half of 2020, […]


Realising the vision of the self-optimising plant – How hybrid models can help to achieve it

Industrial AI solutions are shaping a new autonomous era of self-optimising plants in the refining industry, according to Antonio Pietri, President and CEO, Aspen Technology. We hear how software technology such as Artificial Intelligence, can offer new opportunities for businesses. Today’s refining market is characterised by extreme volatility, fuelled by dramatic fluctuations in oil and […]


Protecting your company’s cybersecurity against employee behavior and bad actors

We asked industry experts: ‘How can technology leaders ensure the work practices of their colleagues do not put their company’s cybersecurity at risk?’ Here’s what Charles Burger, Global Director of Assureon Solutions at Nexsan,  a StorCentric Company, had to say. Whether it is your data or employees – what has become crystal clear is that today, […]


Spike in cloud attacks shows businesses were not prepared to work from home

COVID-19 has brought about a work from home culture that is now the norm. Employees have therefore had to adapt and get to grips with the technologies they’re working with. Ryan Trost, CTO and Co-Founder of ThreatQuotient, discusses the importance of investing time and money into giving employees the know-how when transitioning to a new […]


Ensuring secure data centre operations and avoiding cyberattacks

Alex Tarter, Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO, Thales, and Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director, Vectra, discuss the different variables that contribute to secure operations in the data centre sector, and how effective detection and response can be the difference between a contained security incident or an organisational damaging breach. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way […]


How automation makes mainframe security and compliance easier for CIOs and CISOs

Ray Overby, CTO and co-founder of Key Resources, tells Intelligent CIO that CIOs and CISOs who surround themselves with the right support can make up for their own gaps in mainframe knowledge while building a more automated and effective mainframe security estate. Several years ago, the CIO at a major insurance company based in North […]


How security impacts developments in the energy sector

Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and Fellow at McAfee, shares his wealth of knowledge and best practice advice on how organisations can ensure they are protecting their operations and managing risk in the energy supply chain, and how to best detect and avoid breaches. Given its major role in the nation’s infrastructure, what unique challenges does […]


Why most businesses have their security strategy all wrong when it comes to ransomware

Richard Cassidy, Senior Director of Security Strategy, Exabeam, discusses the recent changes in the cyber landscape and the new strains of ransomware, why companies should not fall into the trap of paying ransom demands (and the repercussions if you do) and how to detect and defeat ransomware with threat intelligence. In an ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, […]


CNet expert discusses Remote Attendance Learning capability

CNet Training’s President and CEO, Andrew Stevens, discusses CNet’s Remote Attendance capability and how the delivery of each CNet Remote Attendance program has been remodelled to further enrich the remote learning experience. How long has CNet Training been offering Remote Attendance? For the last three years, we have been delivering programs via live instructor-led Remote […]


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