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Qlik achieves Protected level IRAP status for public sector
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Qlik attains Protected level assessment from Australia's IRAP, furthering its capability to aid government and regulated sectors in AI-powered DX.
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Tangerine & More appoint Matt Conquest as joint CIO
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digital transformation
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cios
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telstra
Flourishing firms, Tangerine and More, deepen C-suite capacity with the appointment of digital transformation expert, Matt Conquest, as their new Chief Information Officer.
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Stablecoins: Clarifying myths and highlighting superpowers
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digital transformation
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cios
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grants
Stablecoins, an innovative class of cryptocurrency, combine the advantages of digital security and rapid transactions, despite myths and misunderstandings.
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How to drive a healthy relationship with your work in 2024
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voip
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contact centre
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wfh
In 2024, HP's Work Relationship Index illustrates a global work relationship at breaking point, highlighting the need for flexible workspaces, correct technology, and emotionally intelligent leadership.
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Synspective & Fujitsu Vietnam unite for disaster defence boost
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partner programmes
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cios
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conservation
Japanese satellite firm Synspective and Fujitsu Vietnam collaborate to bolster Vietnam's disaster defences and to advance socio-economic growth with space tech.
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Tidal Cyber maps out 2024's election cyber threats worldwide
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ransomware
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application security
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micro-credentials
Tidal Cyber unveils a study revealing high-risk countries and top offenders for election cyber interference threats in 2024, spotlighting the methods used and potential defences.
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Rising threats to operational tech & IoT networks, warns Nozomi
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iot security
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iot
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nac
Network case anomalies surge 19%, marking a rising and sophisticated threat to operational technology and IoT environments, with manufacturing vulnerabilities rocketing 230%, warns Nozomi Networks Labs.
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Outdated tech & board ignorance costing businesses
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cx
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martech
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ai
Outdated technology and lack of understanding at board level could be causing enterprises to miss out on advantages of modern software.
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Sophos named Leader in midsize business security by IDC
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firewall
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data protection
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encryption
Sophos soars to Leader status in the IDC MarketScape report for modern endpoint security aimed at midsize businesses.
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BlueVoyant warns of rising cyber threats beyond IT perimeters
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email security
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dark web
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cybersecurity
BlueVoyant's second report on external cyber defence trends highlights emerging risks beyond IT perimeters, including AI's role in intensifying cyber attacks.
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Bridewell reveals top cyber threats to national infrastructure
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advanced persistent threat protection
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soc
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mssp
Bridewell's 2024 CyberScape Briefing unveils severe cyber threats impacting critical national infrastructure, including Cobalt Strike usage swell.
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Techwave opens Brisbane office, enhances Aussie operations
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digital transformation
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rpa
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collaboration
Techwave has opened a new office in Brisbane, enhancing its Australian operations and reaffirming its commitment to collaboration and innovation.
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Opera to launch green AI cluster in Iceland by 2024
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ai
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opera
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cios
Nordic firm Opera announces plans for an AI data cluster in Kevalík, Iceland, powered entirely by green energy, aiming to propel forward its AI-driven browser technology.
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Google Cloud's 2024 report highlights key cyber threats & defences
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ransomware
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cloud services
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public cloud
Google Cloud's 2024 Threat Horizons Report identifies credential misuse, cryptomining, ransomware, and data theft as the key cloud-related threats, citing the need for stringent defensive strategies.
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AI-boosted phishing sees 222% surge, warns Acronis report
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cios
Acronis' H2 2023 Cyberthreats Report reveals a disturbing 222% rise in email attacks with AI-enhanced phishing impacting over 90% of organisations worldwide.
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BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
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dark web
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phishing
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email security
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
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QR code attacks surge on C-Suite executives, reveals Abnormal Security report
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phishing
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email security
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qr code
Cybercriminals are increasingly employing quishing attacks, utilising malicious QR codes to target high-ranking officials and smaller businesses, reveals AI-native cloud email security platform, Abnormal Security.
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Exclusive: Claroty's cybersecurity evolution in ANZ digital shift
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digital transformation
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physical security
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ai security
Claroty's ANZ Regional Director, Leon Poggioli, details the firm's pioneering role in the defence of cyber-physical systems amid accelerating digitalisation in ANZ.
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Jennifer Anderson appointed as CIO of UK Infrastructure Bank
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fintech
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cios
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climate change
Tech veteran Jennifer Anderson joins UK Infrastructure Bank as CIO, promising to leverage her two-decade experience for the bank's digital initiatives and sustainable economic growth.
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Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
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ransomware
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cios
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acronis
The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
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Cado Security integrates with AI-based CrowdStrike Falcon for swift forensics
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cybersecurity
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integration
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cios
Cado Security integrates with CrowdStrike's Falcon platform to optimise forensic investigations and improve incident response times, offering organisations automatic access to forensic data.
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Unseen surge in cyber attacks blocked by Avast in 2023
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phishing
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email security
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digital entertainment
Avast blocked 10 billion cyberattacks in 2023, up 49% on the prior year, with cybercriminals deploying sophisticated methods including deepfake scams and exploiting PDF files and Google OAuth to steal user information.
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Why traditional rate limiting falls short against today's DDoS attacks
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ml
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soc
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cybersecurity
Traditional rate-limiting falls short against sophisticated DDoS attacks, jeopardising legitimate traffic and placing added burdens on SOC teams; behavioural protection provides a more viable solution.
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2024 to drive privacy transformations, predicts Kaspersky
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vr
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kaspersky
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cios
Kaspersky forecasts a transformation in privacy landscape in 2024, with AI wearables stirring privacy debates, and AR/VR setting fresh norms.