clago

clago

Community Editor

Cristina Lago had been community editor at CIO UK, appearing at CIO events, the CIO 100 awards program, and case studies and profiles for the CIO UK Edition. She previously worked in the ASEAN, Middle East and Africa editions of CIO. She holds a degree in Hebrew and Israeli Studies from SOAS, University of London, and before joining IDG she worked in the arts and charity sector, where she developed a strong interest in digital transformation. Cristina is particularly keen on cybersecurity, the ethical implications of AI and the societal impact of emerging technologies.

Articles by clago

The biggest data breaches and cyberattacks in the Middle East
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The biggest data breaches and cyberattacks in the Middle East

The Middle East, which has been embroiled in geopolitical conflicts for decades, is witnessing a rising number of cyberattacks as age-old geopolitical rivalries move into the digital realm and remote work opens up new targets for attackers.
May 22, 2021
Cloud computing in the Middle East: The next big tech market?
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Cloud computing in the Middle East: The next big tech market?

The COVID pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in cloud-based technologies and applications. Meanwhile, hyperscale public cloud services continue to open up , clearing a path for cloud adoption at a faster pace.
April 17, 2021
How Man City is fostering fan connections
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How Man City is fostering fan connections

Greg Swimer, CTO of Manchester City football club, explains how technology allowed fans to watch games and interact with players during lockdown.
August 20, 2020
How will Brexit affect IT hiring and retention?
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How will Brexit affect IT hiring and retention?

Despite COVID-19, the Brexit transition period is still scheduled to expire at the end of 2020 – with all the changes in recruiting that it entails.
June 25, 2020
Meet the CIO: Victoria Higgin, Highways England
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Meet the CIO: Victoria Higgin, Highways England

A seasoned CIO, Victoria Higgin had a virtual coffee with CIO UK where she told us about how working from home looks like for her – and what the Digital Roads strategy is all about
May 22, 2020
How NHS CIOs are confronting COVID-19
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How NHS CIOs are confronting COVID-19

Behind the frontlines of the NHS’s relentless fight against coronavirus, CIOs across the healthcare organisation are supporting staff and patients to win the battle. Here they tell us how.
April 24, 2020
How UK CIOs are navigating the pandemic
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How UK CIOs are navigating the pandemic

Tech executives from the logistics, sport, government, and education sectors cite their greatest challenges in enabling a remote workforce – and recount solutions that work.
April 3, 2020
Talent crunch: What are the most in-demand skills in the Middle East?
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Talent crunch: What are the most in-demand skills in the Middle East?

The Middle East's technological and business landscape is evolving, but a lack of educational opportunities in IT-related subjects and a strong preference for traditional careers is leading to a widening skills gap, which can be addressed through on-the-job training programs and strategic investments.
March 28, 2020
The biggest data breaches in Southeast Asia
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The biggest data breaches in Southeast Asia

Major data breaches in Southeast Asian countries evidence the region's weaknesses in the areas of cybersecurity and data protection. Here we have compiled the biggest data breaches in recent years - and expert advice on how to avoid them.
January 18, 2020
How is AI benefiting industries throughout Southeast Asia?
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How is AI benefiting industries throughout Southeast Asia?

Although still lagging behind the main global AI hubs, businesses in ASEAN countries have begun experimenting with the possibilities that artificial intelligence can bring the workforce.
January 10, 2020