Managers and employees support digital transformation, but see room for improvement

Managers and employees support digital transformation, but see room for improvement

Digital transformation has widespread support among managers and employees, but some think that the pace of change at their companies could be faster, they could be more involved than they are, and they are unsure of how it will affect their jobs or pay, according to a global survey by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). People […]

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Week in review: MacOS ransomware, attackers bypassing WAFs, how to select a SIEM solution

Week in review: MacOS ransomware, attackers bypassing WAFs, how to select a SIEM solution

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and reviews: Critical flaw opens Palo Alto Networks firewalls and VPN appliances to attack, patch ASAP!Palo Alto Networks has patched a critical and easily exploitable vulnerability (CVE-2020-2021) affecting PAN-OS, the custom operating system running on its next generation firewalls and enterprise VPN appliances, […]

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New technique keeps your online photos safe from facial recognition algorithms

New technique keeps your online photos safe from facial recognition algorithms

In one second, the human eye can only scan through a few photographs. Computers, on the other hand, are capable of performing billions of calculations in the same amount of time. With the explosion of social media, images have become the new social currency on the internet. An AI algorithm will identify a cat in […]

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Lack of technology skills creates a dent in remote workers’ productivity

Lack of technology skills creates a dent in remote workers’ productivity

The lack of technology skills is contributing to a dent in productivity as workers struggle to adapt to working from home over prolonged periods. Questionmark is calling on employers to ensure that their people have the necessary technical skills as remote working looks set to continue. Productivity among remote workers has declined A study found […]

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Insight migrates 60,000 Uni of WA mailboxes in IAM move

Insight migrates 60,000 Uni of WA mailboxes in IAM move

Credit: University of Western Australia IT services provider Insight Enterprises Australia has enhanced the University of Western Australia’s (UWA) identity and access management (IAM) system, moving 60,000 mailboxes over to Office 365. A long-standing technology partner of the University, Insight implemented an IAM solution based on the Microsoft Office 365 platform and Microsoft Azure Active […]

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5 step security approach to protect the Indian enterprise: Deloitte

5 step security approach to protect the Indian enterprise: Deloitte

The unprecedented times of COVID-19 have brought the need to ‘Go Digital’ in all aspects of life including business continuity through virtualized infrastructure at one end and work from home being the new way of operations for India Inc. Last week, Deloitte’s 9th Global Millennial Survey 2020 stated Cybersecurity to be a top concern amongst […]

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How data science delivers value in a post-pandemic world

How data science delivers value in a post-pandemic world

With businesses from various industries tightening their belt due to pandemic-induced economic challenges, investing in data science applications and building out their teams may be taking a backseat. While the primary focus must be on preserving cash flow, what many companies don’t realize is the power evolving data science applications have on business continuity and […]

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CCPA enforcement to put pressure on financial organizations’ IT resources

CCPA enforcement to put pressure on financial organizations’ IT resources

Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which begins on July 1, 2020, is going to put additional pressure on already overstretched IT resources and budgets, Netwrix reveals. Increase in DSARs According to the survey, 32% of financial organizations have already seen an increase in data subject access rights requests (DSARs) since the CCPA […]

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New regional ESET leader targets partner expansion

New regional ESET leader targets partner expansion

Parvinder Walia (ESET) Credit: ESET ESET has appointed Parvinder Walia as president of Asia Pacific and Japan, promoting from within to drive regional expansion plans. Singapore-based Walia is tasked with driving the vendor’s go-to-market strategy at partner and customer levels, succeeding Lukas Raksa in the process. “Parvinder has been instrumental in driving our business success […]

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40% of security pros say half of cyberattacks bypass their WAF

40% of security pros say half of cyberattacks bypass their WAF

There are growing concerns around the number of businesses vulnerable to cyberattacks due to hackers’ ability to bypass their Web Application Firewall (WAF), Neustar reveals. Cyberattacks bypass the WAF 49% of security professionals reported more than a quarter of attempts to sidestep their WAF protocols had been successful in the last 12 months. In addition, […]

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