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The State of Construction: High Tech + Human Touch

The State of Construction: High Tech + Human Touch

By Gary S. Kaplan, President -North America Construction, AXA XL From the first time early humans made primitive tools to build shelters, there have been construction risks. They built structures to satisfy the universal human need for shelter and little else. But humans developed competitive and creative drives that pushed them to build more elaborate

Enterprises Becoming “Intelligent” with Growing IoT Investments, says Study

Security remains a top priority as more enterprises start to scale IoT solutions company-wide Zebra Technologies has announced the results of its third annual “Intelligent Enterprise Index” which indicates a record 61 percent of enterprises worldwide are on the path to becoming “intelligent,” compared to only 49 percent in 2018. This global survey analyzes the

Organisation’s cybersecurity concerns keep almost half of infosec professionals awake at night

Six in Every Ten Businesses Have Suffered a Data Breach in The Last Three Years A global survey of more than 6,000 infosec professionals reveals that almost half (49%) of them are kept awake at night worrying about their organisation’s cybersecurity. More than half (58%) are also worried about the readiness of their organisation in

Empowering the Infosec Community

By Nikhil Taneja Managing Director-India, SAARC & Middle East, Radware Despite the technological advancements, innovation, and experience the knights of the cyber order have acquired over the past 25 years or so, the “bad guys” are still a step ahead. Why? In large part, because of the power of community. While information security vendors live

Cyber attacks on campus: A new breed of cyber criminal targets higher education

By Elissa Doroff, Underwriting Manager, AXA XL Cyber attack, espionage, and ransomware aren’t part of the curriculum; they are the threats that colleges and universities face as more sophisticated cyber criminals target higher education. It was something no one saw coming. In 2002, Yale University’s computer system was hacked. What the hackers accessed: applicant data

70% of Indian knowledge workers believe embracing new technologies is essential

The Digital Work Personalities Study from Citrix also reveals that 54% of knowledge workers would feel excited if their company launches a new application replacing the one they are familiar with Enterprises are constantly making an effort to enable business transformation through the adoption of technology. Digital transformation is not only impacting business, but many

Western Digital sells IntelliFlash Business to DDN, intends to exit Storage systems

Western Digital to Focus on Fabric-Based Data Center Storage Infrastructure and Platforms Western Digital has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its IntelliFlash business to DDN, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management. Additionally, the companies will expand their existing relationship through a mutual global strategic sourcing agreement, under which

Blockchain Deployments Across Financial Services Ecosystems Are At Least Three Years Away

Blockchain Standards Are Highly Fragmented; No More Than Four Standards Will Dominate the Market Lack of interoperability standards will prevent pervasive blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystems for at least three years, according to Gartner. “Blockchain standards for financial services companies are currently fragmented and immature,” said Fabio Chesini, senior research director at Gartner. “We

Apple iOS Attack Underscores Importance of Threat Research

By Steve Povolny, Head of Advanced Threat Research at McAfee and Philippe Laulheret, Senior Security Researcher, McAfee Advanced Threat Research The recent discovery of exploit chains targeting Apple iOS is the latest example of how cybercriminals can successfully operate malicious campaigns, undetected, through the use of zero-day vulnerabilities. In this scenario, a threat actor or


How vulnerable are you to the new & Sophisticated DDoS Attacks happening daily By Nikhil Taneja Managing Director-India, SAARC & Middle East, Radware Is your organization prepared to detect and mitigate these threats? Is your organization a “botnet” killer? These are some very important questions that need to be addressed by organisations today since the