Securing the New Age Workforce in Post-Pandemic Era

“What Identity and Access Management (IAM) means for businesses in today’s complex digital world “ Matthew Lewis Director of Product Marketing & Identity and Access Management, HID Global In today’s competitive and dynamic markets, organizations face numerous difficulties, such as adjusting to regulatory requirements, securing organizational needs, and implementing stronger security models. The expansive role of digitisation and rise of remote work has further pushed the need to adopt a holistic approach to securing identities while accessing data, infrastructure, and applications. This can range from zero-day threats bypassing conventional security…

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How to Put on a Vacation. Safety Regulations: CEO’s Security Check-List

Alexey Parfentiev, Senior Business Analyst, SearchInform Once we’ve conducted a research, which aimed to obtain, if employees in various companies are acknowledged with information security rules. Among others, there was the following question – “would you share your login/ password with colleagues while you are on a vacation?” Only 6% of respondents answered in the affirmative. This number seems encouraging, but it’s important to understand, that usually people tend to give ‘correct’ answers in the test in order to seem a bit ‘better,’ than they are in the real life.…

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Retention Marketing

Retention marketing has taken the e-commerce world by storm. This school of marketing aims to maximize the value of existing customers and retain them. It varies from the traditional methods of acquisition-based marketing as the goal is not to get more customers, but to encourage repeat purchases and increased product usage from existing customers. We can increase the Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) which aids in long-term profitability by delivering engaging and relevant content to the active customers. The customers are plausible to churn if we make customer acquisition our basis which…

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Top 4 Cybersecurity Trends for APAC Companies in 2022

Ramesh Umashankar, CEO – International Business, iValue InfoSolutions In recent years, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has become increasingly attractive to cybercriminals. According to IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2022, Asia was the most attacked region in 2021, receiving 26 percent of the global attacks. India tops the list of the most attacked country in Asia. Various reports highlight a significant shift in cyberattacks from North America and Europe to Asia. The rise in cyberattacks in APAC is credited to the region’s rapid digitalization coupled with low cybersecurity awareness, training, and…

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Why do Enterprises Need a Zero Trust Model?

Satish Kumar V, CEO, EverestIMS Technologies Losing credibility is equivalent to losing your standing in the increasingly competitive market, and it will directly impact your business. Therefore, it is essential to adopt a robust security strategy to maintain its sterling reputation as a reliable and trustworthy enterprise. Enterprises that adopt a Zero Trust philosophy can confidently offer new business models and enhanced and secure user experience to their customers. Evolved business models and satisfying customer experience impact the bottom line empowering businesses to be future-ready without fear of security threats.…

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Hikvision HeatPro Thermal Camera: A Preventive Tool for Fire Safety

Fire is a massive safety concern, especially in large areas with combustible ‘elements’ such as charging units, waste and battery storage areas. Often these areas are unmanned at all times, and traditional monitoring methods do not always see a fire in time. The speed at which a fire can take hold is frightening, and so the earlier a warning is given, the better the outcome. Thermal technology is coming down in price and is being used increasingly to detect abnormal heat rises, effectively offering a fire prevention solution, rather than…

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Is a Smart Camera Also Smart Home Security?

Smart home device adoption is on the rise as new advancements and technology continue to roll out. According to Interpret, more than half of all U.S. consumers own at least one smart home device with video cameras ranking in the top five most popular. In addition, Parks Associates found that one-third of consumers who own a smart home device increased their use of their devices during the pandemic – noting both indoor and outdoor cameras. But is a smart camera a security system? Let’s explore further… Recent research from Interpret…

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Impact of AI on Cybersecurity in the Age of Digitisation

By Prashanth GJ, CEO, TechnoBind There will hardly be any IT sector today untouched by the influence of Artificial Intelligence. AI has garnered much debate and speculation, and it continues to do so. It has gone through extensive research and development, which has naturally led to an increase in AI-based products and solutions. These are now slithering faster into our day-to-day life, more than most of us are aware. The drastic shift to digitisation has led to higher adoption of cloud-based solutions. Billions of devices access multiple clouds 24×7, leading…

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Pharmaceutical Crime: First INTERPOL-AFRIPOL Front-Line Operation Sees Arrests & Seizures Across Africa

A pan-African police operation jointly coordinated by INTERPOL and AFRIPOL has identified hundreds of suspects and resulted in seizures of more than 12 million illicit health products. Codenamed ‘Flash-IPPA’ (Illicit Pharmaceutical Products in Africa), the two-month operation, which ended in December, brought together law enforcement and drug regulatory agencies from 20 African countries to dismantle the organized crime networks behind regional pharmaceutical crime. Ahead of the operation, using globally sourced regional data shared via INTERPOL’s secure global police communications network, I-24/7, countries were able to target crime networks producing and…

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How to Manage Multimode Fiber Distance Limits

Multimode fiber optic cable is the backbone of most modern corporate networks. Multimode fiber optic networks are more efficient, easier to install, and significantly cheaper than single mode systems – making them the top choice for everyone from small businesses to large enterprises. There’s just one thing preventing multimode fiber from being the perfect network solution – multimode fiber distance limits. Single mode fiber networks can’t compete with multimode systems on price, but multimode fiber has a much shorter data transmission range. As networks grow and required data transmission speeds…

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