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Global Survey Reveals Coming Shift in Cyber Security Priorities

Barracuda Networks surveyed more than 1,500 IT leaders and security professionals in North America, EMEA, and APAC about their IT security priorities, how those priorities have shifted, and where they’re headed next. Overall, the study indicates that while the top security priorities have remained consistent over the past 15 years, the types of threats organizations

Transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa higher than expected, new SIPRI report

(Stockholm, 19 November 2018) The level of transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa is greater than previously thought, according to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Between 2012 and 2017, 45 of the 47 states surveyed published at least one official budget document in a timely manner online. The SIPRI

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Pregnant Women Increasing in India

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is marked by impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in pregnant women and poses risk for both the mother and the foetus. Long-term effects of GDM contribute to non-communicable diseases (NCD) and increases chances of Type 2 diabetes in future for both the mother and the child. Pregnant women with GDM to be

Tackling diabetes in children – a guide for the parents

Dr. Suruchi Goyal Agarwal, Consultant – Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Diabetes in children is increasingly becoming a cause for concern. Type 1 diabetes is a type of diabetes that affects children in which the body is no longer able to produce an adequate amount of insulin that is required for healthy

Wide differences in antibiotic use between countries, according to new data from WHO

Geneva, 12 November 2018 New data published today by WHO reveals wide differences in consumption of antibiotics in different countries. For the first time, WHO has collated data on antibiotic consumption for human health care from 65 countries and areas. The report finds wide discrepancies in consumption rates between countries, ranging from approximately 4 defined

Mind-Reading, Mood Manipulation or Medicine from Poison: New Survey Finds Grounds for Caution and Optimism at the Frontiers of Science

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 November 2018 – Eight areas of scientific research with the potential to have the greatest impact on life on earth are today highlighted with the publication of the World Economic Forum’s inaugural Future Frontiers 2018 survey. The list is an attempt to show how the simultaneous coming of age of

Omo- Where Time Stood Still

It all began three years ago – Latika wanted to visit Ethiopia to photograph the rarest wolf in the world. With less than 400 alive in the wild, as a carnivore biologist, Latika had always wanted the opportunity to study these animals in their natural habitat. Her list grew as she planned her visit to

 Security-as-code and security automation will be key in battling cyberattacks in the cloud era: CLOUDSEC 2018

Cloud security business now contributes to almost 40% of Trend Micro India’s overall revenue Mumbai, October 26, 2018 – CLOUDSEC India 2018, hosted by Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE:4704), attracted more than 650 business and technology leaders this year, making it one of the most important cybersecurity conferences in India. During the event, Trend Micro highlighted

NEW AND INNOVATIVE BUSINESS MODELS HELPING MATURE THE INDIAN START-UP ECOSYSTEM – NASSCOM

  Addition of 1200+ start-ups in 2017; 7200+ total tech start-ups Artificial Intelligence, Data & Analytics, and IoT are witnessing fastest adoption across Industry verticals USD 4.3 billion funding received by Start-ups in 2018 (Jan-Sep); More than 100% YoY growth Bengaluru, October 25, 2018: As India continues to take exponential strides, fuelled by policy reforms,

Tampere, Finland, to produce carbon-negative district heating

The commercial production of carbon-negative district heating has begun in Hiedanranta, Tampere. This is the first time carbon-negative district heating is being produced commercially in Finland. Hiedanranta city district in Tampere will act as a development platform in a project where Carbofex Oy company will produce district heating alongside biochar, its main product. The district