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Bringing you our most recent insights from across the interconnected technology, media and telecommunications landscape from our team of expert analysts.

Cybersecurity

Embracing disruption will be necessary to win in cybersecurity's next era

By Eric Parizo 19 Mar 2020

McAfee, RSA Security, and Symantec have been at the center of the enterprise cybersecurity technology landscape for decades. These industry bedrocks have become synonymous with security, having pioneered and refined many of the capabilities that remain fundamental to successful enterprise cyberdefense.

Cybersecurity, Enterprise IT

Omdia Market Radar: Zero-Trust Access

By Rik Turner 17 Mar 2020

Tech emerges for secure remote access to applications in the cloud era

Cloud & Data Center

Understanding the role of a service mesh

By Roy Illsley 12 Feb 2020

The application landscape is changing rapidly, with cloud-native applications, such as containers, being developed and deployed to take advantage of the benefits a distributed cloud environment provides.

Enterprise IT

Help is at hand for enterprises struggling with digital transformation

By Jeremy Cox 27 Jan 2020

Omdia's annual global ICT Enterprise Insights research reveals that the majority of enterprises have made little progress with their customer experience digital initiatives.

Cloud & Data Center

FireEye buys Cloudvisory, makes late push into cloud security posture management

By Eric Parizo 24 Jan 2020

The acquisition is the latest move by a prominent enterprise cybersecurity vendor to help customers address asset discovery, breach prevention, and policy-based compliance across multicloud IT environments.

Cybersecurity

Data Privacy Day is nearly upon us

By Maxine Holt 23 Jan 2020

Data Privacy Day is nearly here. January 28, 2020 marks the 14th such day since the launch in Europe of Data Protection Day in 2007. Privacy and protection are interchangeably used terms, but both focus on ensuring that data is kept safe. Yet organizations are consistently failing to keep safe the personally identifiable information (PII) they hold about individuals.

Enterprise IT

How to plan for a cybersecurity incident

By Maxine Holt 15 Jan 2020

Organizations can fail if there are inadequate or no incident response plans in place. The “six-Ps” mantra clearly applies: proper preparation and planning prevents poor performance.

Cybersecurity

The key to a resilient organization is a comprehensive backup and recovery plan and capability

By Maxine Holt 03 Jan 2020

When it comes to cyberattacks, organizations can fail if there are inadequate security incident response plans in place. The "six P's" mantra clearly applies: proper preparation and planning prevents poor performance.

Cybersecurity

"Dishonorable" data protection practice

By Maxine Holt 31 Dec 2019

Alongside names of recipients, the UK's New Year Honours' list for January 2020 briefly featured the full address of each recipient – a serious breach of data security by the UK government's Cabinet Office.

Cybersecurity

Spotlight on IoT cybersecurity

By Tanner Johnson 31 Dec 2019

As adoption of the IoT is only expected to grow in the coming years, it’s vital that we stay ahead of the various cybersecurity threats such adoption will undoubtedly introduce