There has been a spike in ransomware attacks as cybercriminals capitalise on the COVID 19 pandemic, according to a new report which found that ransomware attacks can be correlated to key days in the COVID-19 news cycle - suggesting attackers are being “nefariously opportunistic” and leverage breaking news to take advantage of vulnerable populations.
Big data analytics company Splunk’s agreement to acquire SaaS real-time monitoring and metrics for cloud infrastructure vendor SignalFx puts the company in a position as a leader in monitoring and observability at massive scale, according to Splunk president and CEO Doug Merritt.
Revenues generated by fintech platforms will reach US$638 billion by 2024, driven by increasing consumer acceptance of fintech-powered solutions, according to a newly published research.
Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese Internet and e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, is making good progress in extending its services outside of China in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, a newly published report from analyst firm GlobalData claims.
Australian businesses are expected to boost investment in big data analytics in 2018 in a bid to better use the data that has been captured and maintained, according to a new report from global analyst firm IDC.
Big data solutions provider Latize has inked new deals with educational institutions in Singapore and Australia, including its first education sector contract in Australia to provide services to Perth’s Presbyterian Ladies College.
A number of organisations in Australia are forming their own team of cyber-security experts, allowing the enterprise to take a pre-emptive approach to discovering and tracking security issues, according to a new report which shows this is having a positive impact on jobs in the security sector.
MariaDB Corporation, the database company born as a result of forking the well-known open-source MySQL database, has announced the release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0, a columnar storage engine.
The uptake and spending on public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is increasing among Australia’s businesses and organisations, with market predictions that the Australian IaaS market is on track to grow by more than 60%, reaching $621 million this year and forecast to hit $1.049 billion by 2020.
Big data analytics is fast becoming the defence to a cyber security offence.
A key part of Nimble Storage's strategy is InfoSight, its cloud-based analytics system covering storage and other aspects of the technology stack.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand: new venture with Microsoft and Westpac developing ‘a tailored solution using data analytics’ to meaningfully access big data.
Cyber security continues to grow as one of the largest challenges facing both governments and critical infrastructure operators, according to a new report from a global analyst firm which says that engagement between industry and key stakeholders is critical to better protect from increasingly complex cyber threats.
Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison used his keynote on day one of Oracle Open World 2015 to give a history lesson and to introduce new cloud applications and new features for existing products.
Continuing the move away from its 'box shifter' past, Dell is reinforcing its big data message with the release of a major update for the Statistica analytics software and the announcement of addtional Analytics-as-a-Service.
Woolworths has upgraded and expanded the capacity of its enterprise data warehouse.
A new alliance between HP and Intel focusses on high performance computing (HPC).
Big data is heating up, with a market growing at 28% annually for the next five years.
Infosys Information Platform (IIP) is an open source data analytics platform that helps organisations gain value from the data they hold.
Australia's major banks, insurance companies and telcos are only just starting to adopt big data technology, SAS vice president for big data Paul Kent told iTWire.
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