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Immersive Labs unveils enterprise-class cyber skills and resilience platform
Immersive Labs has unveiled the expansion of its enterprise-class, AI-ready platform, now with coverage across the entire organisation.
The IN Group partners with Sigma Labs to expand digital talent pool
Sigma Labs will expand The IN Group's global end-to-end talent offering, developing graduates into high-performance tech professionals.
Business reliance on IT managed services increases in 2023
IT channel partners focusing on managed services are expected to see significant growth in 2023, according to a new study from Canalys.
Norton unveils new SMB solution with 24/7 triple-lock cybersecurity
"Owning a very small business often means each member of the team wears different hats, and usually cybersecurity expert isn't one of them."
Significant increase in the number of apps at work
This is leading to a rise in stress and anxiety in the workplace and the blurring of work-life boundaries for Australian workers.
Qualtrics full XM Discover suite now available through APAC
Qualtrics' full suite of AI-powered conversational analytics and NLP technologies, XM Discover, is now available through the AWS Asia Pacific Region.
Energy risk software provider Pexapark raises millions for global expansion
Pexapark secures €20m in Series C funding led by Telstra Ventures to bolster its renewable energy risk management software and advisory services.
Master data management can solve business-wide data fragmentation
Companies implementing master data management (MDM) stand to benefit from data refinement, cost optimisation and enhanced security.
Massive financial opportunity for IT leaders leveraging AI
The annual “State of Workplace Technology” report finds IT is managing 71% more software than last year and using AI to combat growing software complexity.
Moving to the cloud best way to reduce footprint – report
A new report has revealed that switching enterprise network services from on-premise devices can cut related carbon emissions up to 96%.
Workers' digital expectations pressuring IT departments
The impact on employers will see increased pressures on IT to deliver on the digital employee experience in order to remain competitive and retain top talent.
Younger generations less likely to change their passwords
"Using strong, unique passwords and two-factor authentication are easy steps you can take right now to improve your cybersecurity."
McAfee launches new tool to fight AI-generated scams
“AI has changed the game for cybercriminals. Gone are the days of obvious typos, poor graphics, or other tell-tale signs in phishing emails or scam texts."
Ransomware attacks down in August after record levels in July
It comes after back-to-back record months in June and July, largely the result of Cl0ps MOVEit exploitation and the ongoing impact of the attack.
Next Govt must deal with NZ's tech industry skills shortage
TUANZ has called on whoever makes up the next Government to deal with our tech industry skills shortage by developing pathways to attract diverse talent.
Juniper Networks has unveils new Juniper Apstra capabilities
New Juniper Apstra capabilities enhance operator experiences to facilitate the deployment and operations of private data centre infrastructures.
Indonesian CIO Network to launch first fintech workshop in Bali
Indonesia's oldest CXO community, Indonesian CIO Network (ICION), is set to roll out the first fintech workshop in Bali on 8 10 November 2023.
AI initiatives driving increased focus on cybersecurity
AI is playing an increasingly critical role in driving organisations' security postures and their need for investment in cybersecurity.
Dynatrace confirmed as supplier to NZ All-of-Government Marketplace
The New Zealand All-of-Government Marketplace reinforces the commitment to supporting New Zealand public sector digital services.
Scams and phishing make up most online scams in 2023
With the growth of artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT, cybercriminals now have added support in creating sophisticated scams.
Cyber insurance claims increased in first half of 2023
The frequency and severity of cyber insurance claims both increased for businesses in 1H 2023, a new report finds.
Healthcare's ransomware defences need more preventative action
"In the face of growing number of ransomware attacks, the healthcare industry continues to grapple with inadequate data protection and recovery mechanisms."
One New Zealand unites with Google Cloud to drive DX
OneNZ and Google Cloud has announced a five-year strategic partnership to bolster cloud transformation, and accelerate digitisation efforts across SMBs.
Cyber attackers exploiting inbox rules to evade detection
"The abuse of email inbox rules is an effective attack tactic that provides stealth and is easy to implement once an attacker has compromised an account."