Report: 95% of businesses will make multicloud a strategic priority in 2022

According to a recent survey from Valtix, while 95% of businesses are making multicloud a strategic priority in 2022, with security being top of mind (96%), only 54% feel highly confident that they have the tools or skills they need to execute. When it comes to multicloud operations in general, 76% of respondents believe it […]

Report: 60% of orgs hit by ransomware-as-a-service attacks in the past 18 months

According to a new report from U.K.-based cybersecurity company Sophos, ransomware-as-a-service attacks became more popular in the past 18 months. Of the hundreds of ransomware attacks Sophos investigated during that time, nearly 60% were perpetrated by ransomware-as-a-service groups. Such attacks, where one group builds the malicious code and sells it to another group to use in […]

Report: 90% of IT execs are embracing SASE migrations

According to an extensive analysis conducted by Avant Analytics, a research arm of the IT distribution firm Avant, 90% of IT leaders stated they were at the very least likely to incrementally introduce secure access service edge (SASE) migrations into their current framework in 2021. As IT leaders look to outfit their infrastructure with solutions […]

Report: 77% of companies lost revenue due to bot attacks

According to Kasada’s “2021 State of Bot Migration report,” most companies (83%) surveyed experienced at least one bot attack in the last year, resulting in loss of revenue and increased operational costs. Of those, 77% lost 6% or more of their revenue due to bot attacks, and 39% reported a revenue loss of 10% or […]

Report: 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024

According to a report by Accedian, 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024. The potential for 5G to completely transform industries is immeasurable. By promising decreased latency, enhanced security, and the ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR), sectors like health care, gaming, and emergency services will be forever […]

Report: 40% of diverse employees say their companies haven’t improved DEI practices

While the pandemic has been a major focus for the past year and a half, 2020 was a major turning point for racial injustice both from a societal standpoint and within the workplace. And while many organizations and leaders have made commitments to implement better Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practices, 40% of employees of […]

Report: 54% of social media users don’t think their info is safe

Consumer trust in social media companies is dwindling fast, with more than half (54%) reporting they don’t trust these companies to keep their personal information secure, according to a recent survey from Callsign, the digital trust pioneer. As consumers drown in messages from fraudsters on a variety of platforms, many no longer trust the technology […]

Esports investment report, August 2021: NiP, FaZe Clan, Abios – Esports Insider

Last month saw a multitude of esports mergers and acquisitions, both from endemic and non-endemic entities. In addition, esports entities such as Freaks 4U Gaming, FaZe Clan and Edge Gaming were strengthened through investments.  Esports Insider has compiled a list of August 2021’s key investment stories. To read more about a story below, click the […]

Report: Valve is secretly building a Switch-like handheld gaming PC

If at first you don’t succeed, build a Nintendo Switch clone. Valve, the company behind the uber-popular Steam video game marketplace, is reportedly building another piece of mainstream gaming hardware. This time around it’s rumored to be a Switch-like handheld console that runs Linux and that might launch by the end of 2021, according to […]