The cybersecurity landscape has fundamentally changed due to large-scale, complex attacks in recent times. Hackers launch an average of 50 million password attacks every day—579 per second, and phishing attacks have increased. Firmware attacks are on the rise, and ransomware has become incredibly problematic. Microsoft had intercepted and...
Criteo has announced their latest research around ecommerce trends observed during Ramadan this year, which took place from 12 April to 12 May. The second year in a row that Muslims are observing Ramadan under COVID-19 conditions, Criteo’s data revealed an uptick in indexed...
This past year has been especially challenging for SMBs in the region, with International Data Corporation (IDC) reporting 70.6 percent of micro and SMBs forced to temporarily cease operations due to the pandemic.  In response, TikTok has introduced Shop Local Saturday, an initiative to...
In 2020, the Economist Intelligence Unit conducted a survey to measure the relative acceptance of digital currencies and other digital payment methods, finding that a cashless trend was strong with consumers globally. In February and March of 2021, a new survey set out to...
As we enter 2021 with no clear signs of the global pandemic abating, many of us are also preparing to work remotely for the long-term. To be sure, while we may be able to transform our personal spaces into makeshift offices overnight, not everyone...
AI is fast becoming the focal point for many organizations. With an increasing number of enterprises reaching the later stages of their digital transformation (DX) initiatives, they are looking to extract more value from their data in order to help employees increase efficiency, augment decision making, and...
Sophos has announced the findings of its global survey, “The State of Ransomware 2021,” which reveals that the average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack for businesses in Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) has more than doubled in a year increasing by more than US$1 million,...
Boomi, a Dell Technologies business and provider of cloud-based integration platform as a service (iPaaS), has announced the findings from a new global survey that reveals that 94% of organizations worldwide are embracing a Composable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) strategy. This is in order to...
The past year has been tough on businesses across the globe, but perhaps especially so for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), who have been left particularly vulnerable in the wake of economic fallout. A year on, however, things finally seem to be looking up.
Ivanti has unveiled the findings of a Frost & Sullivan study it commissioned, entitled “Embracing Secure Access in a World of Rapidly Expanding Virtual Borders” – which investigates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cybersecurity and compliance attitudes and behaviors in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.