GUEST OPINION by Luke Smith, Regional Account Director, Barracuda MSP: Many Australian businesses rely on their MSP for help with IT security, yet many of them feel they are not getting the support they need.
GUEST OPINION: The cyberthreat landscape faced by Australian businesses continues to evolve at an alarming rate. Current threats faced include supply chain and account takeover attacks, operational technology / information technology intersectional exploits, business email attacks, and insider threats.
GUEST OPINION by Luke Smith, Regional Account Director, Barracuda MSP: As Australian businesses plan for the year ahead, many are grappling with the best way to manage a constantly evolving IT security threat landscape. Indeed, research finds 83% of SMBs in Australia feel exposed to cyber threats and the figure is even higher for SMBs in New Zealand at 87%.
GUEST OPINION by Pieter DeGunst, Managing Director, Tecala: After struggling through constant lockdowns and disruptions throughout 2021, Australian businesses
are determined 2022 will be a much better year. This year we‘ll see organisations moving towards living with COVID and forging ahead with their plans for growth.
COMPANY NEWS by Watchguard Technologies: Having invested significant sums in IT security equipment and software over many years, a growing number of Australian businesses are looking to take a different approach.
Having invested significant sums in IT security equipment and software over many years, a growing number of Australian businesses are looking to take a different approach.
While medium sized enterprises are typically slow to invest in operational improvements, they have much to gain from embracing new generation financial software
GUEST OPINION by Claudia Pirko, ANZ Regional Vice President, BlackLine: Too large to pivot on a sixpence, too small to drop big bucks on products and processes to help their operations run more smoothly and cost effectively…many mid-sized Australian businesses are behind the eight ball, when it comes to spending money on solutions that increase efficiency internally.
Credit and payment platform provider GetCapital has rebranded as Shift, a provider of credit and payment platforms to help businesses easily trade, pay and access funds.
Ecommerce platform provider Shopify has unveiled a new solution - Shopify Markets - which says is designed to help Australian businesses leverage massive global cross-border commerce opportunities.
As microservices architectures hit the business mainstream, a more deliberate approach to their adoption and use is needed, writes John DesJardins, Chief Technology Officer, Hazelcast.
GUEST OPINION by John DesJardins, Chief Technology Officer at Hazelcast: The topic of microservices continues to get significant buzz as businesses build more complex solutions.
The majority of Australian businesses are open to hiring people from across Australia and having them work remotely, following a 283% spike in remote work job postings since the beginning of the pandemic, according to research by one recruitment company.
Australian OT cyber security firm Secolve is partrnering with US-based security software specialist SecurityGate.io in a move they say streamlines the complicated process for critical infrastructure businesses “scrambling” to get ahead of sweeping changes to national cyber security laws.
GUEST OPINION: Glen Rabie, Yellowfin the CEO of an Australian-based global data analytics and business intelligence software company says that while his sector has lacked innovation over the past two decades, changes are occurring, spurred on by the global pandemic.
As digital transformation reshapes the labour market and Australian businesses face a deepening skills shortage, new research reveals the impact demand for digital skills is having on job prospects and earning potential for employees across finance and accounting, technology, business support and marketing.
Blind faith in openness may result in a closedmindedness to what really matters,
GUEST OPINION by Peter O’Connor, Vice President Sales – Asia Pacific, Snowflake:: Open platforms in the enterprise have undergone somewhat of a renaissance in recent years.
Working from home – but how hard? Helping remote employees connect more effectively is a great way to improve productivity
GUEST OPINION by Brendan Maree, Vice President Asia Pacific, 8x8: So, how’s that remote working experiment working out for your business? It’s been a year now since the onset of the COVID crisis forced Australian businesses and organisations to shutter their offices and send employees home. In April and May of last year, almost a third of Australians workers were toiling in their home offices, according to Roy Morgan research.
PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT by Secolve: Australian OT cybersecurity expert Secolve has expanded its capacity to protect Australian businesses’ OT networks against malicious cyber activity, today announcing a new partnership with LMNTRIX.
GUEST OPINION by Kathryn Ramanathan, ANZ Channel and Distribution Manager, Cohesity: As Australian organisations recover from the disruptions of the past 12 months and make fresh plans for the year ahead, many are seeking ways to improve the performance and flexibility of their IT departments.
Because the more you know, the less risk of downtime
GUEST OPINION by Mike Hicks, Principal Solutions Architect,ThousandEyes: ‘Unprecedented’, as a description, gets thrown around a lot these days. Less so, precipitous. And yet that’s what we saw in March - a precipitous rise in global network disruptions.
It’s never been more important to put your business data to work
VENDOR NEWS: It’s incredible to think that despite everything we know about data - the amount we generate, its latent value - and the myriad of tools available to exploit it, most data available to businesses still goes untapped.
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