Ishan Bhattacharya

Correspondent
IDG Media

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Fantastic use cases IoT can deliver for Indian business in 2016

Keeping all the hype apart, one can say that IoT is still a work-in-progress in India and abroad. But 2016 might just be the year where the work will actually get close to getting done.

India’s share of cybercrime is low, but it isn't pretty

Cybercrime is more than $445 billion, including both the gains to criminals and the costs to companies for recovery and defence.

How DDoS attacks are facilitating modern day cybercrime

Repercussions of a DDoS attack goes beyond business as it can adversely affect socio-economic conditions also.

Internet, mobile penetration gives birth to India’s rural e-commerce

Inthree, an e-commerce organization, through their web portal and app Boonbox, have been serving rural India with the wonders of technology advancements for the past six years. 

Excessive changes in existing systems a perfect recipe for ERP failure

Jay Sappidi, founder and CEO, Plumsoft Solutions talks about how their ERP solution helped Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Police Intelligence Departments streamline the process of employee background check.

Building secure APIs will remain a challenge around enterprise applications

Aamir Lakhani, senior security strategist at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, talks about few instances of security breaches that occurred recently and why they are worth keeping in mind while planning a security strategy. Lakhani also highlights how lack of proper training is making organizations vulnerable to advanced security threats. 

Theft of devices having patient data remains a major security threat in healthcare

Nandkishor Dhomne, CIO, Manipal Health Enterprises, highlights the challenges surrounding security and how to enlighten business about its significance. 

Enterprises should hand over security completely to a CSO: Jayanta Bhowmik, CTO, Apeejay Surrendra

Is the IT head alone responsible for a security breach? Jayanta Bhowmik, CTO, Apeejay Surrendra, talks about how the mind set of all organizations need to change in order to make every individual realize their responsibility of securing their company data.

Security is more than an IT issue, it is a business challenge, say CIOs

CIOs at times find it difficult to make business realize the significance of certain high end security solutions that are needed to be deployed, but then it is obvious that the question of return on investment will always creep in.

How Muthoot Fincorp Battled Downtime and Achieved 99.5 Percent Availability

By getting rid of downtime, Muthoot Fincorp ensured a strong backup plan for Muthoot’s 1,500 branch offices (out of 3700) but also procured enhanced security and benefits that directly impact the business.

How Ujjivan is Using a Mobile App to Uplift the Underprivileged

Enough is said about Digital India. But it’s actually happening here and now. Ujjivan Financial Services, a microfinance company, is leveraging a mobile app to make sure that its underprivileged customers get loans real quick in order to grow their businesses.

Customers Don’t Want Fragmented Solutions Anymore: Harsh Marwah, Verizon India

As businesses today want interconnected technologies that can literally talk to each other, it is not really viable to focus on selling one particular technology.