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Synology introduces BeeStation: An accessible personal cloud storage solution
2 days ago
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Taiwanese NAS leader Synology introduces BeeStation, a simpler and more user-friendly personal cloud storage product, designed for individual users and families in the ANZ region.
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Customer-centric cybersecurity incident response vital for businesses
2 days ago
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data protection
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Striking a balance between data protection compliance and customer trust is pivotal, making a customer-centric cybersecurity incident response crucial, says a statement from Logicalis Australia.
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Developer efficiency boosted by GitHub Copilot Enterprise availability
2 days ago
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cloud services
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martech
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commerce systems
GitHub unveils its AI tool, Copilot Enterprise, boosting developer efficiency by offering customised guidance throughout the software development process.
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Anthology launches AI policy framework for universities
3 days ago
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physical security
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Education solutions firm Anthology unveils an AI Policy Framework to aid higher education institutes in the ethical use of artificial intelligence, with principles drawn from international standards.
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Microsoft AI in healthcare: From data interpretation to tailored training
3 days ago
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cloud services
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AI advancements, with companies like Volpara and Techion leading the charge, are revolutionising the healthcare industry, promising unprecedented capabilities and potentially triggering a transformation as significant as the discovery of penicillin.
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DataStax rolls out RAGStack, an all-new Gen AI data solution
4 days ago
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integration
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privacy
DataStax's RAGStack, a Gen AI data solution powered by LlamaIndex, is now available, offering Astra DB developers efficient parsing of complex PDF documents, previously a challenge in RAG implementation.
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Trustwave reveals cybersecurity threats targeting education sector
Last week
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privacy
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higher education
Cybersecurity firm Trustwave has revealed unique threats facing the education sector in their latest analysis, 2024 Education Threat Landscape, offering key strategies for building cybersecurity resilience.
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Earnix welcomes Daniel Shalom as new Chief Information Security Officer
Last week
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testing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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citadel
Earnix bolsters cybersecurity with appointment of Daniel Shalom as new Chief Information Security Officer, leveraging his two-decade experience to fortify the firm's security strategy.
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Avast thwarts 10 billion cyber attacks, reveals new threats
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phishing
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email security
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Avast blocks 10 billion cyber threats, highlighting an alarming surge in new threats as cyber attackers find innovative ways to exploit trusted digital mediums.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
Last week
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edutech
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cybersecurity
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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Tech giants to fight AI deception in global elections
Last week
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Leading tech firms including Adobe, Amazon and Google commit to battling the misleading use of AI in global elections at Munich Security Conference.
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DTEX Systems launches AI assistant to combat insider threats
Last month
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DTEX Systems launches an AI Risk Assistant as an add-on to its InTERCEPT platform, leveraging generative AI to address insider threats and mitigate data loss with in-depth insights.
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Norton's Genie: An AI tool to combat online dating scams
Last month
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email security
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norton
Norton unveils Genie, an AI-based scam detection app, to counter increasingly sophisticated romance scams plaguing online dating realms.
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Entrust moves towards acquisition of London firm Onfido
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cloud services
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Minneapolis-based Entrust is in exclusive talks to acquire London's AI-powered identity verification tech leader, Onfido.
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Banking sector leads in personal data trust, says Thales 2024 report
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Global trust in banks for data collection tops the 2024 Thales Digital Trust Index, as privacy fears prompt 26% of consumers to abandon certain brands over the last year.
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Generative AI stokes sophisticated phishing threats
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cloud services
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phishing
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email security
Generative AI is fuelling sophisticated phishing and social engineering attacks, prompting organisations to adopt stringent controls.
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Online privacy changes may hike Australian eCommerce prices
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big data
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cdp
Impending alterations to online privacy practices could inflate Australian e-commerce prices by up to 25 per cent.
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AI reshapes threat landscape for telcos, says EY report
Last month
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cloud services
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cios
EY's latest report warns that the emergence of generative AI intensifies cybersecurity challenges for telecom companies.
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Australian firms urged to boost defences ahead of Safer Internet Day
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Ahead of Safer Internet Day, businesses in Australia are urged to fortify their cyber defences as reports reveal record levels of cyber threats, scams and data breaches in 2022.
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Beyond the hype: Navigating the future of generative AI
Last month
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leadership
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AI is transitioning from novelty to business essential with generative AI tools bringing value to marketing and beyond, driving fact-based decisions, and addressing ethics and privacy concerns.
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Dynatrace extends AI observability to secure generative AI apps
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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compliance
Dynatrace introduces AI Observability, a comprehensive platform providing end-to-end observability for Large Language Models and Generative AI apps, enhancing security, cost control and compliance.
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Okta attains IRAP security status for Australian government use
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Okta, a leading identity partner, achieves an IRAP-protected-level assessment, strengthening the Australian Government's trust in modern Identity solutions by reinforcing security against cyber threats.
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Data Privacy Day: Experts call for essential adaptation in AI era
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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Ahead of Data Privacy Day, tech experts voice concerns about increasing data privacy challenges and cyber threats spurred by advanced AI.
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Data Privacy Day: Veritas stresses the need for robust data management
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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endpoint protection
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
In the run-up to Data Privacy Day, Veritas Technologies' Pete Murray underlines the critical need for regulatory safeguards amid growing threats from AI-powered cyber attacks.