Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 35 | Page 35

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Security Security will always be a concern for businesses, especially as cybercrime breaches at enterprises are consistently rising. Generation 2 Cloud’s differentiator is its greater amount of embedded AI and Machine Learning. With automatic and proactive functionality, protective responsibilities shift from enterprises to the cloud services provider, freeing up customers to focus on innovation instead FEATURE: 2020, THE CIO’S PRIORITY of defensive measures. For example, the next-generation Oracle Data Safe solution alerts administrators regarding risky users and system configurations, and proactively monitors database activity for suspicious access attempts. It also can automatically mask sensitive data for use in partner or development environments. Staff value add South Africa has a chronic digital skills shortage, particularly at senior levels. This Niral Patel, Oracle South Africa MD INTELLIGENTCIO 35