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McAfee Inc. released its McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report, which identifies five key trends to watch in 2018. This year’s report focuses on the evolution of ransomware from traditional to new applications, the cybersecurity implications of serverless apps, the consumer privacy implications of corporations monitoring consumers in their own homes, long-term...

By Edler Panlilio, Managing Director, SAP Philippines Today, every organization needs to reimagine its business model. Customers expect business to meet them anywhere, any time, on any device. To meet this speed of response, businesses need to be ahead of the game, at the cutting edge of what their market is capable of doing and informed by real-time data. To make...

By Michael Ngan Lenovo Philippines Country General Manager For companies in the Philippines, “digital transformation” or “DX” is a buzzword. A mobile and agile workforce, new consumer experiences, streamlined operational processes – these are some of the competitive benefits made possible by digital technology. Such is the momentum to transform, the DX...

Digital payments and online banking are gaining traction in the Philippines as revealed by the Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index. The research by Kaspersky Lab done during the second half of 2016 revealed a great majority of Filipinos use the internet for online shopping (90%), for accessing online payment systems and digital wallets (89%), and for online banking (74%). Based...

By Anthony Giandomenico Senior Security Strategist/Researcher – FortiGuard Labs Fortinet Online retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year. With more consumers doing their holiday shopping online, additional compute resources and warehouses bulging with inventory ensure that shoppers won’t experience any delays in finding what they want,...

By David Hughes Founder and CEO, Silver Peak Enterprises adopt cloud-first WAN architectures Today, most WAN traffic, to and from branch and remote sites, is destined for the cloud, either to SaaS services or applications hosted in an IaaS environment. The traditional WAN was architected for branch-to-data-center traffic flows, not to efficiently support new cloud-driven...

By Alan Zeichick Tech Editor, NetEvents We are very fortunate, in many countries, to have law enforcement agencies that focus, as part of their mission, to deal with hacking as either crimes to be prosecuted, or as intelligence operations to be managed. We have law enforcement agencies and experts who are, themselves, CISOs, Chief Information Security Officers. We have people out there who spend their time educating, and teaching businesses how to be safe on social media, perhaps, or what to do when a breach happens, when to call the specialized...

By GoDaddy Thriving in today’s competitive business environment requires being where customers are. To date, there are over 60 million Internet users[1] in the Philippines searching for products and services online. A website is a must if one wants to appear in their search results and connect with them. Below are five reasons why it’s worth investing in a website. Websites...

By Michael Ngan Country General Manager, Lenovo Philippines Just when businesses thought they had figured out how to successfully engage millennials, they must now contend with a new reality: the rise of Generation Z. Already accounting for 25 per cent of the world’s population , this group is now entering the workforce, and is expected to make up a huge chunk of...

By Michael Ngan Country General Manager, Lenovo Philippines In the relentless pursuit of bigger margins, it pays to be first, fast, and economical. However, in this march towards ever-greater speed and efficiency, companies often overlook an important variable: the optimized workstation. Whether you design garments for fast-fashion retailers or assemble high-end industrial...