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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
2 days ago
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cybersecurity
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asia pacific
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data encryption
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
3 days ago
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cybersecurity
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privacy
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nz
Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
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Aston University partners with BIT Group to revolutionise cybersecurity
5 days ago
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edutech
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it training
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partner programmes
Aston University forms an innovative partnership with award-winning IT group, BIT, aiming to revolutionise cyber security education and services via Knowledge Transfer Partnership program.
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Confronting fears is the first step to enterprise AI adoption
Last week
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edutech
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it training
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ml
IT leaders globally strive to overcome concerns over bias, governance and accuracy, whilst under pressure to rapidly adopt AI to stay competitive, a Juniper Networks survey reveals.
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Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
Last week
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edutech
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e-learning
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cybersecurity
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
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RUCKUS champions the arrival of Wi-Fi 7 Technology
Last week
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edutech
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intel
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commscope
RUCKUS Networks leaps towards Wi-Fi 7 technology, boosting its spot at the forefront of Wi-Fi innovation and expanding connectivity across sectors.
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Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
Last week
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edutech
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power / energy
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schools
New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
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RUCKUS is embracing the Wi-Fi 7 revolution - you should too
This month
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edutech
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network infrastructure
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cloud services
RUCKUS Networks backs the imminent Wi-Fi 7 technology, anticipating improvements to efficiency, security and user experiences, in sectors like enterprise and healthcare.
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Singapore's Meta Fantasy clinches Google AI Trailblazer Award
This month
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edutech
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vr
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awards
Singaporean startup, Meta Fantasy, acclaimed by the Google AI Trailblazers Programme, is set to launch a platform capable of creating AI-generated 3D spaces.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
This month
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edutech
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dark web
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advanced persistent threat protection
Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Indian woman's bedtime story aids AI & financial knowledge
This month
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edutech
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microsoft
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ai
Baby Rajaram Bokale's bedtime readings make a wider social impact in India, training AI in overlooked languages and gaining key financial knowledge through a Karya initiative.
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UK government invests £100m to refine AI regulation
This month
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edutech
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ml
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ai
The UK government earmarks £100m for more agile AI regulation to bolster the country's tech sphere, enhancing understanding and leveraging of AI's potential.
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UK's Tablerone among top 10 for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme
This month
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edutech
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devops
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app development
UK's startup, Tablerone, selected among top 10 globally for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme aimed at supporting socially impactful ventures.
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Channel partners perceive EU's NIS2 directive as revenue opportunity
This month
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edutech
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managed services
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gdpr
93% of channel partners see upcoming EU cybersecurity directive NIS2 as a revenue-growing opportunity, according to a survey by global tech provider Westcon-Comstor.
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From pixels to playgrounds: the urgent need for balance in our children’s digital lives
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edutech
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smartphones
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technology gifts
As children's lives become increasingly digitalised, health experts highlight the immediate need to balance screen-time with physical activity, combating sedentary habits and potential obesity risks.
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'Digital Futures' education scheme expands to three more UK sites
This month
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edutech
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cloud services
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public cloud
After attaining triumph at UTC Heathrow, Activate Learning Education Trust is extending its award-winning 'Digital Futures' programme to three further UK sites, tackling the digital skills shortage.
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SoftIron revolutionises cloud with HyperCloud system
This month
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cloud services
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storage
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edutech
SoftIron revolutionises private cloud infrastructure with its new HyperCloud offering, promising universal scalability.
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Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out tech in Australian institute
Last month
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edutech
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ai
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shopping
Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out technology at Canberra Institute of Technology's store, marking the tech's first educational application in the Southern Hemisphere.
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iDenfy partners with StackGo to enhance SME compliance solutions
Last month
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edutech
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saas
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compliance
Lithuania's iDenfy partners with StackGo to boost the Australian firm's SaaS solutions for SMEs in regulated sectors, employing Anti-Money Laundering screening for smarter compliance.
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King's College to invest £45.5m in interdisciplinary science innovation
Last month
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edutech
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pd
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biology
King's College London to infuse £45.5m into science-focused initiatives, establishing interdisciplinary research hubs and creating 64 academic roles in bid to spur innovation and drive UK economic growth.
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Data Privacy Day: Zoho highlights the need for more education
Last month
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bi
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big data
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edutech
Data Privacy Day: Zoho stresses the vital need for businesses to educate themselves, increase transparency and bolster data privacy practices as AI use intensifies.
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FedEx spreads festive cheer with Purple Tote campaign in AMEA
Last month
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edutech
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asia pacific
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vietnam
FedEx Express brought festive joy across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa, gathering over 8,000 kg of supplies during their Purple Tote Campaign, offering aid to over 30 NGOs and around 2,400 beneficiaries.
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Canon Oceania & The Smith Family charity launch partnership
Last month
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edutech
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partner programmes
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career pathways
Canon Oceania aligns with The Smith Family charity for a Corporate Social Responsibility partnership, offering educational aid to disadvantaged Australian children, echoing Canon's Kyosei philosophy.
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AgSmart Connect to launch crucial agri-tech adoption research
Last month
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it training
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edutech
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research
Understanding Farmer Literacy and Adoption of Agri-Innovation in Australia research to be unveiled at AgSmart Connect event, revealing key insights into Aussie farmers' interaction with agri-tech.