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Should you buy enterprise software or build your own?

Nickolay Schwarz, CTO of BenchPrep, discusses the merits of building your own enterprise software versus buying it. As organisaions undergo rapid digital transformation, everyone is trying to figure out that magic software formula that will create efficiencies, reduce costs and maximize performance. According to Gartner, The overall IT spending is expected to grow at 2.8pc …

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Spread of ‘stupid’ IoT devices could be ‘asbestos of the future’

A cybersecurity researcher has warned that a flood of consumer IoT devices with little benefit could leave us open to disaster. The Mirai botnet was but one of many massive cyberattacks launched using internet-of-things (IoT) devices. Rather than being sophisticated attacks using secure systems, many were orchestrated using household smart devices with little-to-no security built in …

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‘Cybercriminals will increasingly leverage AI in attacks’

How will cybercriminals leverage emerging technologies? Avahai Ben-Yossef, CTO of Cymulate, gives his perspective. Avihai Ben-Yossef is the CTO of Cymulate, a company that produces a cyberattack simulation platform, which allows companies to road test their defences before cybersecurity events take place. Here, he discusses the challenges that come with digital transformation, why legacy firms …

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‘Patient data security is of the utmost importance’

Data security is an urgent concern for enterprises, but it’s even more important for firms processing patient data, Peter Ertl of Pregenerate explains. Peter Ertl is the chief technology officer at Pregenerate, a company that uses scalable organ-on-a-chip models to replace animal testing in pharmaceutical research for arthritis treatments. The company uses human cells in …

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‘Digital transformation requires a change of mindset’

Digital transformation requires more wholesale change than some industry leaders may assume, as Red Hat chief technologist Ian Hood explains. Ian Hood is chief technologist at global services provider Red Hat. In his role, he acts as a strategic adviser to the company’s community of customers and partners. Prior to this, he was responsible for …

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What it is and why it’s not so scary

What you don’t know about the dark web might be exploited by a ‘dark web intelligence’ vendor. Forrester’s Josh Zelonis offers a simple explanation and some helpful pointers. The dark web is nothing fancy. It’s really just a different series of protocols. Commonly, when surfing the web, transport layer security (TLS) is the cryptographic protocol …

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