The emergence of new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) services has made ransomware toolkits widely available to criminals with no coding experience at all - ushering in a new era for this form of malware.
It is the role of the CIO - with the support of the board - to address the challenges of digital transformation and ensure each project is a success.
Barcelona this week has not only been host to VMworld, but Gartner's latest Symposium/ITXpo - and according to the analyst firm's latest research, CIOs in EMEA feel more able to put their digital initiatives to the test.
Today, we expect our technology to 'just work' and the systems that don't fulfil that criterion tend to end up on the junk heap of history. Increasingly, that applies to the business technology sector too.