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Digital innovation and security

Published on 15 Jun 2018

To remain competitive in today’s digital economy, organizations need to provide innovative products and services within a secure digital experience.

Read further to discover how industry leaders are addressing the challenge of balancing digital innovation and information security, as well as the importance of privacy in a digital world …

Research Findings Show Industry Leaders Struggle To Balance Digital Innovation And Security

This a study by Forrester, on behalf of Akamai, that engaged with 350 global information technology leaders with the aim of understanding the struggle organizations are experiencing when trying to balance digital innovation with a secure digital experience that builds user trust. Not surprisingly, businesses that are able to achieve this balance are experiencing faster growth than competitors who are not. Read the article for a summary of the report findings or for more detailed insight, download the report via a link at the end of the article (you may need to enable pop-ups in your browser to access the registration page).

  • Publisher: Akamai
  • Access: Research paper – registration required
  • Download: PDF – 649.24KB

Technology and security trends in 2018

Published in February this year, the article lists six technology and security trends that are expected to impact the Australian market in 2018. Almost 6 months into the year, it is evident these trends are impacting organizations, not only in that market, but globally. The article touches on trends such as biometrics; Internet of Things (IoT); artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency; cloud computing and quantum technologies – all of which are set to revolutionize the way organizations combat cyber threats and allow businesses to focus on enabling efficiency through digital innovation without compromising security.

  • Publisher: CSO
  • Access: Public
  • Download: None

Why security and privacy matter in a digital world

With system breaches becoming a regular occurrence, spilling personal details into the internet and dark web, this article by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks to highlight growing concerns about personal privacy in a dynamic digital world. It references how the Internet of Things is becoming part of our everyday lives and enhancing the way we live, but stresses that we cannot ignore the consequent security risks. Read about NIST’s initiatives that seek to bring “security and privacy safeguards for systems, organizations and individuals” together. The relevant documentation is available for download via links in the article (please note that NIST Special Publication 800-37, Revision 2 is still in draft format)

Alison Treadaway

Alison Treadaway

Vice President, Marketing, Striata, a Doxim Company

She joined the Striata in 2002, and served as Managing Director of the African region for 13 years. Prior to this, Alison’s experience in Internet-related solutions included marketing and sales positions at Internet Solutions and Dimension Data.

Alison has 24 years of experience in the ICT sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Languages, WITS) and a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration (WITS Business School).

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