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Almost two-thirds of organisations have responded to a cyberattack with a Disaster Recovery solution in the last 12 months

Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has recently commissioned IDC to conduct a major ransomware and disaster preparedness survey, which revealed that 79% of respondents have activated a Disaster Recovery (DR) response within the past 12 months. Nearly two-thirds (61%) of these incidents were triggered by ransomware or other malware with 60% of organisations reporting […]


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 […]


Only 46% of workplaces offer health programmes 

To help employers better understand the current landscape of workplace health programmes to encourage the health and wellbeing of their employees, health and productivity research non-profit, Integrated Benefits Institute conducted an analysis of current offerings and trends. The study found that less than half (46%) of US employers offer some type of workplace health to employees and […]


IDC study: Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

Research firm IDC predicts that, over the next five years, more than 80% of the data collected by organizations will be unstructured data, and that will only continue to grow 40-50% per year for most enterprises. With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead, it’s safe […]


Manufacturing felt brunt of cyberattacks in 2021 as supply chain woes grew

IBM Security research reveals that the manufacturing industry was the most targeted by ransomware and vulnerability exploitations in 2021, in its annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Report. IBM Security has released its annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index unveiling how ransomware and vulnerability exploitations together were able to ‘imprison’ businesses in 2021 further burdening global supply chains, […]


Sustainability is improving the bottom line for 44% of organizations

Enhanced efficiency, innovation and revenue growth are among the top benefits of sustainability initiatives. NTT has published the results of a global corporate sustainability survey designed to identify the most effective business practices to advance sustainability goals. In a report titled,  Innovating for a Sustainable Future, NTT, in partnership with ThoughtLab, found that 44% of […]


Deep Instinct report finds 125% increase in threat types and novel evasion techniques

Deep Instinct, the first company to apply end-to-end Deep Learning to cybersecurity, has unveiled findings from its bi-annual Threat Landscape Report. The Deep Instinct Threat Research team extensively monitored attack volumes and types and then extrapolated its findings to predict where the future of cybersecurity is heading, determine what motivates attackers, and most importantly, lays […]


Financial services decision-makers believe hybrid work environments will bring a host of business benefits  

Riverbed | Aternity has released research revealing financial services (FS) decision-makers see permanent hybrid working models as the future, but still aren’t technologically prepared to support the model. Key findings show that investing in better visibility for network and application performance (51%), cybersecurity technology (47%) and digital experience management (40%) are top priorities for business decision-makers […]


CXO research: 89% of organizations falling short on data protection

The Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2022 finds that 67% of businesses are turning to cloud-based solutions to protect their data, while the ability to recover data from ransomware attacks continues to drive Business Continuity strategies. The disconnect between business expectations and IT’s ability to deliver has never been more impactful, according to the Veeam […]


Code42 report puts the spotlight on Insider Risk education improvement

A Code42 Data Exposure Report reveals that data visibility and exposure challenges put the spotlight on the risk of cloud technologies and Insider Risk education improvement. Code42, an Insider Risk Management leader, has released its Annual Data Exposure Report for 2022 on Insider Risk. The study, conducted by Vanson Bourne, found that cybersecurity teams are […]


Workers have mixed views on employers’ response to the pandemic 

A new national survey of working Americans gives a mixed report card for how employers are navigating through COVID-19 as the pandemic enters its third year. On one hand, employees say employers have made substantial improvements when it comes to flexibility (66%) and remote work (57%). Yet, employee confidence in their organisation’s leadership and culture […]


Canada’s tech sector fuels growth across the economy 

Canada’s  tech sector is driving growth across the economy, with one in three (30%) small and medium-sized businesses planning to invest in software in the next 12 months, said a new BDC study released.  Entitled Tech Industry Outlook: What’s Next for the Technology Sector in Canada, the tech sector is a key pillar of Canada’s economy, driving growth […]


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