In this quick vignette from the Futurum Tech Webcast Cybersecurity Shorts series, Futurum analysts Shelly Kramer and Fred McClimans discuss the China-linked hack of the Pulse Connect VPN and the targeting of a multitude of federal civilian agencies and financial institutions.
Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores the technology solutions that IT teams are advocating for or evaluation for use within their organizations in order to unleash the potential of digital transformation.
Microsoft will acquire Boston-based Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores why Nuance’s technology is a perfect fit for Microsoft’s already impressive natural language processing AI capabilities and moreover, how this move will augment the company’s focus on continuing to build its enterprise cloud business at a rapid-fire pace, in healthcare and beyond.
In this article about the SAP cyberattack that is currently underway and actively exploiting known security vulnerabilities, Futurum’s Shelly Kramer provides details on the attack, those most at risk, and provides guidance for CISOs and their teams (and business leaders) to protect their organizations right now from these active cyberattacks on mission-critical SAP applications.
According to new data from Finaria, the laptop market segment is expected to hit almost $150 billion in global revenue by 2025 while desktop PC sales are expected to drop by $54 billion during the same period. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer takes a look at the market, what’s happening, and what’s likely ahead.
The ServiceNow Intellibot acquisition is another step forward in the RPA arena. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer takes a look at an acquisition that makes the already impressive digital workflow platform even more well-positioned for success — for customers all over the world, including the fast-growing Indian market, which is a strategic move for ServiceNow.
Automation Anywhere and Google Cloud have announced a partnership designed to expand RPA use in the enterprise. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores the partnership, its benefits, and the fact that RPA is, without question, a foundational part of digital transformation. That’s exactly the reason we are seeing much movement in the industry as a whole, especially among Big Tech.
As a result of recent cybersecurity breaches, a group of bipartisan lawmakers has been announced. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Sen. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) are working on legislation that will require companies to notify the federal government in the event of a security breach. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores the need for the bill, especially in light of the SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server hacks, the extent of the damage from which will remain unknown for some time. This proposed legislation makes sense — hopefully, this time around it will make it into law.
In this episode of Future of Work Talk and the Futurum Tech Webcast, host Shelly Kramer is joined by Shameem Smillie, the Director of Global Contact Center Solutions at Mitel for a conversation around connection, personalized customer experiences, and what ‘meaningful connections’ mean in a digital world, what the future of work looks like in post-pandemic times — and some practical ways businesses can think about strengthening their communication skills.
Microsoft’s security woes as it relates to the Exchange Server hack and other, subsequent hacking campaigns that have been launched make it a tough time and what I’m sure are a lot of sleepless nights for both the company, as well as CISOs and their security teams the world over. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer takes a look at where we are now, the new threats that are appearing and multiplying at a rapid pace, and rumors of a potential insider leak that may have been malicious and/or part of a separate security breach.