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UK IT leaders see transformative potential in generative AI, report finds
5 days ago
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cloud services
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cx
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martech
New Elastic study reveals nearly all (99%) UK IT decision makers believe generative AI can drive significant organisational change, despite concerns around privacy, security and regulation.
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Why Zero Trust is critical in solving Australia’s cloud security woes
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data protection
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Australia's cloud security challenges, resulting in roughly AUD $4.9m losses per breach, spotlight the urgent need for the Zero Trust framework to ensure robust data protection.
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Firms trust AI despite poor data quality, says multinational survey
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ai
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data integration
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data quality
Despite persistent data quality issues impacting AI models, a multinational survey shows businesses resolutely trusting AI outputs, with UK and Irish firms facing unique technical hurdles.
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Immutable storage key to cybersecurity, says Scality survey
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cybersecurity
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veeam software
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data security
IT leaders are embracing immutable data storage to bolster cybersecurity, highlighting its crucial role in secure backup recovery.
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Matillion data platform users see 271% ROI, study reveals
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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ai
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analyst report
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data platform
A new study by Forrester Consulting shows Matillion Data Productivity Cloud users experiencing 271% ROI across three years, saving up to 70% of time managing data pipelines.
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Firms cautious of AI implementation over data security fears
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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big data
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digital transformation
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bi
Despite a £500m AI investment pledge, UK firms remain hesitant to adopt AI due to data security fears, says report.
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Report reveals enterprise AI insights & adoption strategies
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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dr
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devops
Nutanix's report illuminates AI adoption strategies amongst enterprises, highlighting a skills gap in generative AI.
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Australian & NZ firms hit hard by cybersecurity breaches
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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research
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security breaches
74% of firms in Australia and New Zealand have suffered cyberattacks in the past year, with 41% experiencing multiple breaches.
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UK employees jeopardise workplace cybersecurity with unauthorised downloads
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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risk intelligence & compliance
Two-thirds of UK employees are endangering business cybersecurity by unauthorised app downloads, often unbeknown to IT departments, Armis research reveals.
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UK businesses at risk as employees download apps without consent
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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software
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management
UK businesses face a cybersecurity risk as 67% of employees download software and apps without obtaining consent.
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Nearly half of Australian organisations were victims of spear phishing in 2022
Thu, 25th May 2023
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firewall
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email security
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breach prevention
Cybercriminals continue to barrage organisations with targeted email attacks, and many companies are struggling to keep up.
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Cybersecurity professionals unsupported and overloaded
Thu, 27th Apr 2023
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cybersecurity
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ai security
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employment
Australians continue to be at risk as a consequence of security operations teams not having the tools required to carry out efficient cybersecurity protection.
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Managing data is complex amidst cloud deployments: Nutanix
Fri, 24th Mar 2023
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cloud services
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hybrid cloud
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multi-cloud
Organisations want a single hybrid multi-cloud platform to run applications and manage data across diverse IT environments, Nutanix finds.
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74% of Aussie organisations fell victim to an email attack in last year
Mon, 13th Feb 2023
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cloud services
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firewall
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breach prevention
Barracuda Networks has published its 2023 Email Security Trends report that shows how email-based security attacks affect organisations both in AU and globally.
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ANZ IT departments lowest adopters of AI and ML - ManageEngine
Wed, 14th Dec 2022
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ai
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ml
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cios
ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, has presented the results of its new global survey, IT at work: 2022 and beyond.
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Nutanix study reveals financial services sector lagging with multicloud adoption
Fri, 20th May 2022
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cloud services
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converged infrastructure
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fintech
Nutanix has released new research that reveals the financial services sector is lagging behind when it comes to multicloud adoption.
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Government cooperation key to stopping cyber attacks
Thu, 21st Apr 2022
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ai
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ai security
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cybersecurity
The majority of respondents from a recent Trellix report believe government-led initiatives can play an important role in protection against cyber threats.
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COBOL market 3 times larger than previously estimated - survey
Wed, 9th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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micro focus
A Micro Focus survey finds COBOL is viewed as strategic by 92% of respondents, and the amount of COBOL code in daily use increased to 775-850 billion lines.
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Supply chain attacks, ransomware leads to loss of trust in IT vendors
Thu, 9th Dec 2021
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microsoft
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it automation
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ai security
Legacy IT vendors are losing trust as supply chain attacks increase, according to the CrowdStrike 2021 Global Security Attitude Survey.
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VMware research shows employee surveillance could increase staff turnover
Mon, 15th Nov 2021
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virtualisation
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wfh
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surveillance
Increase in remote monitoring threatens employee performance & trust in new hybrid working models, says VMware study.
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Finance leaders must shift their focus to data, report finds
Thu, 12th Aug 2021
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Finance leaders have the choice to either watch their function be automated out of existence or take on a new role, according to a new report.
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Almost half of APAC organisations believe they lack necessary security talent - CrowdStrike research
Mon, 19th Jul 2021
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it training
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ai security
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ai
CrowdStrike research reveals almost half of APAC organisations believe they lack the necessary security talent. .
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Bad bots, broken APIs and supply chain attacks biggest challenge facing organisations
Wed, 2nd Jun 2021
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firewall
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application security
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breach prevention
More needs to be done to protect against application security threats, particularly newer threats like bot attacks, API attacks, and supply chain attacks.
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CrowdStrike announces new integrations as enterprises struggle to secure operations
Fri, 28th May 2021
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multi-cloud
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partner programmes
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ai security
CrowdStrike has partnered with Rapid7, Google Cloud, ExtraHop, and Siemplify to strengthen its IT security solutions.