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As many as three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear of cyberattacks, according to a new report which says that the growing speed and scope of digital transformation, along with the increasing number of targetable devices, are creating a “perfect storm” for cyberattacks.

Published in Security

ICT industry executive Laurie Patton has proposed that the Federal Government immediately fund the operator of the National Broadband Network, NBN Co, to employ suitably qualified people currently being retrenched as a result of the COVID-19 crisis - and to train and deploy them to start upgrading the FTTN connections to fibre so that everyone has access to fast broadband.

Published in Strategy

Australia and New Zealand face a potential spike in bribery and corruption across the Asia Pacific region in the wake of COVID-19, according to a new report by one global professional services firm.

Published in Market

The recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession will usher in a new era in which how we live, do business and invest will fundamentally change, according to Nigel Green, the CEO and founder of independent global financial advisory organisation de Vere Group.

Published in Strategy

Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Right-Hand has raised US$1 million in seed funding, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s product development.

Published in Security

The jobs of the future are highly technology intensive and the combined effort of governments and international organisations must pick up pace to upgrade workers’ skills, according to one economic research analyst at analytics firm GlobalData.

Published in Enterprise Staff
Thursday, 20 February 2020 17:31

2020 predictions: Dave Weinstein, CSO, Claroty

GUEST OPINION By Dave Weinstein Claroty: From a threat perspective, I expect to see a continuum from 2019 into 2020, as it is getting easier for hackers to attack these systems because they’re more exposed to the public internet. Not just nation state hackers, but criminal hackers who are financially motivated.

Thursday, 20 February 2020 16:45

2020 predictions: Dave Weinstein, CSO, Claroty

GUEST OPINION. From a threat perspective, I expect to see a continuum from 2019 into 2020, as it is getting easier for hackers to attack these systems because they’re more exposed to the public internet. Not just nation state hackers, but criminal hackers who are financially motivated.

Published in Security

2020 is all about executing on enterprise digital transformation, according to US telco giant Verizon, which says that early digital adopters are now showing real traction and gains – particularly when it comes to customer, and more specifically, human experience technology.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 05 December 2019 02:24

Data sharing privacy in focus with ACS

Australia should develop a systemised and standardised safe data sharing regime with independent verification demonstrating the benefit to the community, according to a new report on data privacy by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Published in Data

Ransomware attacks on businesses and governments will continue at a more rapid pace, thanks to newly found security vulnerabilities, according to one global security firm which forecasts further increases in ransomware attacks and VPN “scandals” in 2020 and beyond.

Published in Security

Renewable electricity is slated to power all city-owned properties in Sydney from July 2020 with the unveiling by the Sydney City Counci of what’s been described as the biggest standalone renewables deal for an Australian council.

Published in Energy
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 02:50

Synacor expands with Zimbra deals in Q2

Global US-based technology and services company Synacor has announced its Zimbra email and collaboration platform added more than 100 new customers and expanded deals with 220 others in the second quarter this year.

Published in Deals

Data analytics and cybersecurity pushed cloud out of the top spot for increased technology investment by government chief information officers (CIOs) in 2019, according to a newly published global  survey.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Following a high level of systemic security breaches in 2018, security incidents will keep getting worse in 2019 with identify theft, phishing scams and personal data breaches hitting a new high, according to predictions from one global VPN service provider.

Published in Security

Telecommunications industry lobby group Communications Alliance has rejected calls from the Queensland Government for mobile carriers to provide emergency alerts without compensation.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:15

Professor Geoff Prince retires from AMSI

Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute’s third and longest serving director, Professor Geoff Prince, is retiring after 14 years at the institute.

Published in People Moves

The value of annual bitcoin transactions is expected to slide further from the latter half of next year, according to a new study which reveals that daily cryptocurrency transaction volumes have fallen from an average of around 360,000 per day in late 2017 to 230,000 in September 2018.

Published in Market

The "race to 5G" and the hype around the mobile technology has led one global analyst firm to question what 5G would deliver to consumers beyond simply increased download speeds.

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