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Cohesity collaborates with Intel to bolster AI-powered data security
2 days ago
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cloud security
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encryption
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cybersecurity
In a sector-first, Cohesity merges its acclaimed AI-powered data security, Fort Knox, with Intel's confidential computing capabilities to combat data threats in highly-regulated sectors.
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Vultr launches sovereign & private clouds amid global data concerns
2 days ago
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private cloud
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ai
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singtel
In response to growing global concerns about data sovereignty, cloud computing giant Vultr has launched Sovereign Cloud and Private Cloud, promising data compliance and control for governments and enterprises worldwide.
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Cybersecurity services market to hit $445.3 billion by 2032
3 days ago
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cloud services
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malware
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testing
Rapid rise in cybercrimes forces urgent global reappraisal of security strategies in government, defence, and IT sectors amid projections of cybersecurity services market growing to $445.3bn by 2032.
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New CIC Tech Channel Ambassadors targets IT skills gap
5 days ago
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edutech
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coding
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government
Tech Channel Ambassadors strives to boost the UK IT industry's profile and inclusivity, targeting recruitment of 100,000 diverse individuals.
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Rahul Sharma takes helm as Google Cloud's APAC Public Sector MD
5 days ago
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Rahul Sharma becomes Google Cloud's Managing Director for Public Sector Business in the Asia Pacific, aiming to boost digital roadmaps for regional government and educational organisations.
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Virgin Media O2 Business, ONS to share mobility data
Last week
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mobility
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government
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climate change
Virgin Media O2 Business is set to share anonymised data from its O2 Motion service with the ONS, supporting government operations.
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Singaporeans value seamless, secure digital experiences, survey finds
Last week
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cx
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martech
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physical security
Singaporeans prioritise simple, secure online experiences, with 73% considering a brand switch for passwordless logins, reveals a survey by Ping Identity.
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NTT DATA to boost Berlin presence with third data centre campus
Last week
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power / energy
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ntt data
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construction
NTT DATA set to boost operational presence in Berlin with third data centre campus, part of global expansion drive valued at $10bn across key markets from 2023-27.
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Calabrio & Customer Driven expand partnership into Australia
Last month
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cx
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martech
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ai
Workforce management firm Calabrio expands its partnership with Customer Driven Solutions to enhance contact centre operations in Australia.
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Adrian Ng named Tecala's new Head of Professional Services
Last month
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cloud services
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project management
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it automation
Tecala Group, Australia's renowned technology service provider, appoints industry veteran Adrian Ng as Head of Professional Services, reinforcing its commitment to customer-focused service excellence.
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Zscaler's 2024 report examines AI use & rising security risks
Last month
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edutech
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ml
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cloud security
Zscaler's 2024 AI Security Report shows a 600% surge in enterprise use of AI/ML tools despite the increasing risk of accidental data breaches.
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AUCloud partners with VMware for white-label solution support
Last month
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cloud services
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licensing
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it automation
AUCloud forms a strategic partnership with VMware by Broadcom to offer Managed Service Providers (MSPs) a secure white-label cloud solution, adapting to the changes in VMware's product offerings and licensing models.
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Recorded Future reveals potential AI exploitation in 2024
Last month
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malware
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cybersecurity
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cybercriminals
Recorded Future warns of looming AI exploitation by cybercriminals in 2024, from using deepfakes to impersonate executives to disinformation campaigns.
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New study exposes flaw-riddled corporate web applications
Last month
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cloud services
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Kaspersky study unveils that between 2021-2023, access control and data protection flaws were found in numerous corporate web applications.
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South Australian Government adopts Oracle for financial transformation
Last month
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bi
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big data
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digital transformation
The South Australian Government adopts Oracle's Cloud ERP and Fusion ERP analytics to boost productivity, cut costs and meet evolving legislation across its 51 state agencies.
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Raj Varaham named Gallagher Security's southern India manager
Last month
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sales
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aviation
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government
Raj Varaham has been announced as the new Regional Sales Manager for Gallagher Security India’s southern region, bringing with him extensive experience from his previous endeavour at access control system leader, Dormakaba.
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Exclusive: How Neat is shaping the future of videoconferencing
Last month
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edutech
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video
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wfh
Norwegian startup Neat is revolutionising video conferencing, merging AI and user-focused design to improve global workplace communication.
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Radware reveals surge in cyber attacks in 2024 report
Last month
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managed services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partner programmes
Radware's 2024 threat analysis shows a worrying 171% increase in malicious web activity, driven by escalating Layer 7 Web DDoS attacks.
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IWD 2024: Funding - The key to empowering female entrepreneurs in the UK
Last month
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dei
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iwd
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investment
As mere 2p in every £1 invested in early-stage UK businesses goes to women, the IWD 2024 focus is on addressing the disparity in funding for female entrepreneurs.
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Lenovo report explores AI adoption & trends in ANZ
Last month
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cloud services
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devops
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cx
Lenovo's latest report highlights a 46% CAGR in ANZ's AI market, with 83% of CIOs confident about its competitive advantage; however, they note GenAI's significant data reliance and AI skill shortage as challenges.
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Sharon White named HCLTech's AVP for data, analytics & AI in Australasia
Last month
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Sharon White, an experienced data expert, is revealed as HCLTech's new AVP of Next Generation Data, Analytics and AI, bolstering its AI capabilities in Australia and New Zealand.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Building a brighter future for women in technology
Last month
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edutech
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women in technology
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government
Despite improvements in attitudes towards equality, vast disparities persist in the tech industry's treatment of women, demanding urgent attention to investment, education, and mentorship.
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NetApp leads with AI-powered ransomware protection in Australia
Last month
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storage
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ml
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ai
As Australia faces a surge in data breaches, NetApp introduces innovative AI-driven solutions to enhance cyber-resilience, aiming to protect vital infrastructures and restore operational normality swiftly following ransomware attacks.
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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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edutech
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encryption
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cybersecurity
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.