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Suncorp Group and Microsoft have announced a three-year agreement that will "accelerate" the financial services company’s ability to build and deploy digital solutions for customers and foster collaborative hybrid working.

Published in Deals
Thursday, 19 January 2023 10:42

Bailin joins Nintex as chief commercial officer

Process intelligence and automation specialist Nintex has appointed Jen Bailin to the role of chief commercial officer.

Published in People Moves

COMPANY NEWS: Rubrik, the zero trust data security company, today announced it has surpassed US$500 million in software subscription annual recurring revenue (ARR). Additionally, the company achieved a net dollar retention rate of greater than 140%, a testament to Rubrik’s ability to retain customers and expand within its customer base.

Published in Company News
Wednesday, 21 December 2022 22:14

Gamers sue to stop Microsoft / Activision merger

The year began with Microsoft announcing its acquisition of Activision Blizzard; the year ends with the deal still incomplete due to US regulator complaints and now with gamers also seeking to block the deal.

Published in Entertainment

Australia was the sixth most targeted country for ransomware in the world during November, behind the US, Canada, UK, Germany, and Japan, and ahead of India, according to Flashpoint’s Ransomware, Insider Threat, and Vulnerability ‘Quickview’ snapshots report.

Published in Security

Driven by vaccination certificates, the need for identity checks in financial services, and the potential of the metaverse, governments across the world realise the benefits and the importance of digital identity, enabling the technology to take off, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.

Published in Strategy

The United States Department of Defence has issued a contract for cloud services to all four of Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Oracle, with a shared ceiling of $US 9 billion, or $AUD 13.38 billion, following its previous challenges with the JEDI project.

Published in Deals

During the 10 seconds it takes you to read this paragraph, Apple has made $US 18.2K profit.

Published in Market

The European Union is likely to begin an anti-trust investigation into Microsoft in the wake of a complaint made by messaging app Slack two years ago, accusing the Redmond firm of bundling applications in order to increase market share.

Published in Technology Regulation

More files exfiltrated from medical insurer Medibank Group during a ransomware attack have been released on the dark web site of the attacker(s). Ransomware generally attacks only systems running Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Published in Security

Despite suffering a ransomware attack that affected all 9.7 million of its customers, medical insurer Medibank Group has paid its chief executive David Koczkar and other top bosses their annual bonuses, worth about $7.3 million.

Published in Security

Organisations are facing a dilemma of how to achieve sustainability goals while prioritising the current global business and economic landscape challenges, according to new research.

Published in Climate

The attacker(s) who launched a ransomware attack on medical insurer Medibank Group has released some additional data from among the tranche which was stolen. Ransomware generally attacks only systems running Microsoft's Windows operating system. 

Published in Security

A 100-person strong task force, formed jointly by the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Signals Directorate, will be given the job of hunting down those who commit crimes online.

Published in Security

The attackers behind the ransomware heist on medical insurer Medibank Group are believed to be in Russia, the Australian Federal Police claims, without naming any of those involved.

Published in Security

Global PC vendor Lenovo has fixed two vulnerabilities in some of its laptop models that could lead to a disabling of secure boot, thus exposing a user to the injection of malicious code at boot time.

Published in Security

Microsoft has been accused of anti-competitive behaviour in its cloud computing licensing practices, with an European trade group making a complaint about this alleged behaviour to the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union.

Published in Technology Regulation

The ransomware group behind the Medibank Group attack claims it initially demanded US$10 million (A$15.55 million) as a ransom, but is willing to accept US$9.7 million instead – US$1 for each customer the company claims is at risk. Ransomware largely attacks Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Published in Security

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has begun an in-depth investigation into Microsoft's proposed acquisition of the gaming company Activision Blizzard.

Published in Technology Regulation




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