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Automating the fight against large-scale cyberthreats during and post-pandemic

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are important components in helping enterprises maintain organisational resilience and detect cyberthreats. Asher De Metz, Lead Senior Consultant at Sungard AS, discusses the benefits of using this technology to become more cyber-aware. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be an immense humanitarian crisis that is severely impacting the global economy. As […]


Five leadership maxims for today’s cybersecurity leaders

Curating a highly skilled, capable and resilient workforce is the key to success when leading a team. M.K. Palmore, VP, Field Chief Security Officer for Palo Alto Networks, discusses five ways to become a strong leader of today. Leadership is at the centre of every success and failure in business. At a time of crisis, […]


Reflections of a new CISO: Five lessons learned

What’s it like to be a new CISO? What challenges await you? How might you address them? Lenny Zeltser shares the lessons he learned after becoming the CISO of a fast-growing cybersecurity company. He’s been discussing his journey in articles and talks, so that others can learn from his experience. Speaker Bio Lenny Zeltser has […]


Subex expert on the cyberthreats facing manufacturers

Attacks on manufacturing organisations can be particularly disruptive and, with the ongoing convergence of IT and OT systems, it’s critical that CIOs take steps to secure their critical infrastructure. Vinod Kumar, CEO, Subex, tells us about the challenges facing manufacturing firms and how they can get ahead of attackers. Can you tell us about some […]


The Domain Game: How email attackers are buying their way into inboxes

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the current climate, targeting remote workers via email in a bid to obtain the ‘keys to the kingdom’. Dan Fein, Director of Email Security Products, Darktrace, tells us why organisations must take a new approach to email security to tilt the scales in favour of the defenders. It is by […]


AppDynamics research reveals organisations have changed priorities because of COVID-19

AppDynamics, a Cisco company and the world’s largest and fastest growing APM vendor, has released a special edition of its global research study, The Agents of Transformation Report with new findings related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report reveals the pressures technologists are experiencing as they lead their organisations’ responses to the pandemic and how […]


ServiceNow expert on why CIOs should look to implement smarter workflows

The way we work has changed – possibly forever – so it’s important that CIOs reassess their businesses roadmaps, placing digital at the heart. Mark Ackerman, Senior Director – Middle East and Africa, ServiceNow, tells Intelligent CIO’s Jess Phillips why it’s crucial that businesses implement smart workflows in order to ensure they are future-proof. What […]


Expert provides insight into CNet Training’s Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework

Andrew Stevens, CEO at CNet Training, discusses The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework and the importance of creating educational programs that support real career progression. Being the largest and longest-running training and education provider in the world dedicated to the digital infrastructure industry (comprising the data centre and network infrastructure sectors) brings with it a […]


Cultivating a successful risk management strategy for secure operations

Assessing and addressing risk is essential to the role of a CISO as well as being a core factor in minimising disruption to business operations. Martin Redmond assists CIOs and CISOs with implementing relative controls outlined in their frameworks, and he is currently doing this for John Deere Financial. Martin Redmond is CEO of Analytic […]


Why education must put IT first to stay in touch with the job market

As advancements in AI and automation transform the job market, Jack Field, Security Engineer at KHIPU Networks, describes how educational institutions have the potential to change in order to meet the global requirements of IT skills. Nothing will stop technical progression. Increasing computational power has been forcing businesses to change their expectations of employees’ IT […]


Seven ways cyber criminals steal your passwords

One way or another, passwords are always in the news. They’re either being stolen in data breaches, or mocked for being too simple; derided as pointless, or lamented for being technologically backward. However, one thing is indisputable: we’re going to be using them today, tomorrow and for the foreseeable future. Unlike touch or facial recognition […]


Quest Software expert on the insider threat to the education sector

Cybercrime is a growing problem globally and the higher education sector is not immune to this threat, argues Colin Truran, Principal Technology Strategist, Quest Software. As today’s modern campus relies on online services to power its learning and teaching environment, a greater number of devices belonging to students or staff connected to the network are […]