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Executive job creation in Australia has slowed right down - with the IT sector dropping into negative territory - since the beginning of the pandemic, but things are “not that bad and certainly not as woeful” as it is for skilled and semi-skilled workers, according to executive search firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

Telecoms lobby group and peak industry body Communications Alliance has welcomed the release of a set of draft propositions by the counsel assisting the Royal Commission into Natural Disaster Arrangements, and its focus on information flows between Governments and essential infrastructure owners and operators, to enhance coordinated engagement and response during national disasters.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

GUEST OPINION by Debraj Chakraborty Business Development Manager, Network & Security Services, South East Asia, Rockwell Automation:  One of the most significant changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the sudden shift to telecommuting and the rapid adoption of digitalisation. As the situation worsens again throughout Australia, the possibility of further restrictions looms large and again the role of automation and equipment efficiency enters centre stage.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION by Budd Ilic, ANZ Country Manager, Zscaler:  Implemented with little warning amid the viral pandemic, remote working is likely to remain a fixture within government departments and agencies in the months and years ahead. The problem is that many are alarmingly underprepared for the change.

Published in Guest Opinion

Employment opportunities for Australian executives are growing again after two months of coronavirus lockdown, according to a report by executive search firm EL Consult, and despite IT executive job advertising falling by 1% in May.

Published in Recruitment

GUEST OPINION by Alan Eldridge, VP Sales Engineering, Snowflake: As authorities around the world grapple with the COVID-19 viral pandemic, the value of timely and accurate data is becoming clearer by the day.

GUEST OPINION by Alan Eldridge, VP Sales Engineering, Snowflake: As authorities around the world grapple with the COVID-19 viral pandemic, the value of timely and accurate data is becoming clearer by the day.

Published in Data

Australian Red Cross has rolled out a self-isolator outreach platform to provide psychological first aid support during the Covid-19 pandemic in less than a week using Microsoft technology.

Published in Health

Google Cloud has launched a virtual agent support program designed to help healthcare, public health, and non-profit industries quickly build and deploy chatbots that can help serve their customers who are looking for information during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Health

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

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