Displaying items by tag: Skills Shortage

The chronic skills shortage currently faced by organisations throughout Australia shows no sign of abating. As a result, many are looking for new strategies to counter the trend and put themselves in a better position to grow.

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GUEST OPINION: With Australian organisations continuing to embrace the concept of cloud computing, many have changed the strategy they are following to achieve their objectives.

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GUEST OPINION: Of all the challenges currently facing Australian CIOs, one of the most pressing is attracting and retaining people with IT skills and experience. Unfortunately, it’s a situation that’s unlikely to be resolved any time soon.

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Thursday, 15 September 2022 12:12

ECU and IBM offer internship program

IBM and Edith Cowan University are working together on an industry and education internship program that aims to create job opportunities for local ECU students.

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GUEST OPINION: According to the Information Systems Consortium, there are approximately 2.7 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs around the world today. There are simply not enough people with the required cyber specialisms to carry out the work in this high-growth sector. Australia’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy highlighted this issue, and the Government committed millions of dollars via the Cyber Security National Workforce Growth Program to address the skills shortage.

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Australians are closing the skills shortage gaps and adapting to the new digital era, according to the fourth annual Global Skills Report released by online learning platform Coursera which also shows that out of 100 countries, Australia’s global ranking has improved since last year, jumping from 40th to 39th in technology skills.

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In Australia and New Zealand, 52% of organisations have experienced one to four security breaches in the last 12 months and 18% have experienced five or more breaches in that time, according to the 2022 cyber skills gap report from security firm Fortinet.

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Australia’s tech sector is increasingly looking overseas for talent, according to a new survey by Australia's peak body for innovative technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).

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GUEST OPINION: Australia's recent budget ushers in the nation's 'biggest ever' cybersecurity spend, with $10 billion pledged to see electronic spy agency Australian Signals Directory (ASD) double in size and ramp up its ability to launch offensive cyber operations.

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COMPANY NEWS: Barracuda Networks, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, today released its top nine cybersecurity predictions for 2022.  Covering a range of topics from the evolving threat landscape to the sectors most at risk, the predictions point to a new year filled with both challenges and opportunities.

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GUEST RESEARCH: KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, hasannounced its 2022 cybersecurity predictions from its team of industry experts.  

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GUEST RESEARCH: KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, hasannounced its 2022 cybersecurity predictions from its team of industry experts.  

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GUEST OPINION by Claudio Cardile, ANZ Managing Director, Barco:  Struggling with a skills shortage made more acute by closed international borders, Australian companies are placing renewed focus on the professional development of their existing employees.

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Salaries of Australian technology professionals’ have decreased, a distinct exception to the trend of rising salaries across other regions around the world, according to a new report from global IT automation vendor Puppet.

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Research reveals trends and opportunities in the ICT training and certification space

GUEST RESEARCH:  DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of corporate ICT and cybersecurity training, today released the results of its 2020 survey ‘Staying ahead of the Technology Curve, Now and in the Future’.

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There are currently more than 70 million displaced people around the world. Almost half of them are working age and yet most are shut out of formal economies, denied the right to work where they are and restricted in competing for overseas roles. This is a global humanitarian crisis - reason enough to act.

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The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network AustCyber has announced its latest investment in industry-led projects, with specialist cyber security education and training company FifthDomain awarded a project to the value of $1.19 million in ongoing efforts to meet the ”skills shortage challenge”.

Published in Market
Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:23

Nutanix, Red Education ink training deal

Global enterprise cloud vendor Nutanix has signed an agreement with IT specialist training and professional services company Red Education in a deal aimed at educating, enhancing skills and accelerating certification for Nutanix solutions by its customers and partners in the Australian and New Zealand markets.

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SPONSORED NEWS: As Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and process training, DDLS represents a good barometer of what’s happening in the IT industry. If we see strong demand for training in a particular skill or product, you can be pretty sure a skill shortage will soon emerge. And if we’re not seeing demand for training in a particular product or technology, it’s likely on its way to becoming legacy or the market is saturated with skilled people.

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SPONSORED NEWS: There is currently significant growth in demand in the Australian job market for cloud-related cybersecurity training, according to Jon Lang, the CEO of ICT and cybersecurity training provider, DDLS.

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