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Datacentres in NZ: PM's office rejects OIA request on briefings over plans
Tue, 13th Dec 2022
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colocation
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power / energy
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local government nz
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern refuses to disclose her discussions with major tech companies regarding data centres in New Zealand.
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The ANU & Accenture tackle diversity in national security podcast
Thu, 14th Jul 2022
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dei
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women in technology
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podcast
Technology is constantly evolving, so in an industry where change and innovation are crucial to surviving, shouldn’t workplace diversity be a priority, too?.
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Fortinet appoints Nicole Quinn as APAC head of government relations
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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firewall
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data protection
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partner programmes
Fortinet appoints Nicole Quinn as APAC Head of Government Relations to position the company with key government stakeholders in the cybersecurity debates.
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Government cooperation key to stopping cyber attacks
Thu, 21st Apr 2022
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ai
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cybersecurity
The majority of respondents from a recent Trellix report believe government-led initiatives can play an important role in protection against cyber threats.
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Macquarie Government appoints Mike Foster as Director of Strategic Growth
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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federal government
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investment
Macquarie Government has appointed former CEO of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, Mike Foster, as Director of Strategic Growth.
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Aussie IT leaders say ransomware a national security threat
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
New research has found extortion continues even if a ransom is paid, while CISOs are under increasing pressure.
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Natural disasters, card fraud Kiwis’ top security concerns
Wed, 8th Jul 2020
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dr
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cloud services
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unisys
Only 22% of Kiwis are concerned about a security breach while working from home, despite increasing cyber attacks.
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U.S. face meets egg – used telecom tech to spy on own allies
Tue, 18th Feb 2020
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huawei
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national security
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spying
Huawei revels in a ‘gotcha’ moment in the wake of The Washington Post’s revelation that the US Govt used backdoors in CIA-owned tech company to spy on allies.
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Thailand leads ASEAN into a secure digital future
Mon, 8th Jul 2019
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cybersecurity
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national security
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banking
As the chair country of ASEAN, Thailand aims to advance the community towards a future that includes a digital ASEAN.
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THAT'S A WRAP: Highlights from Sydney’s 2nd Annual Safety, Security and Counter-Terrorism Forum
Tue, 8th May 2018
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drones
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surveillance
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biometrics
The event took a comprehensive look at the state of play for terrorist organisations and individuals - both local and abroad.
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Strategic focus and plenty of good news for IT in Budget
Wed, 13th May 2015
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digital transformation
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ovum
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australian federal budget
Budget applauded as 'a welcome focus on strategic investment' with no shortage of good news of IT - but hold on to your tech staff.
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Cyber-attacks: 5 things companies should know
Fri, 17th May 2013
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physical security
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cybersecurity
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intellectual property
The advanced persistent threat is waging an all-out attack on enterprises’ intellectual property, yet most companies continue to try to protect themselves using approaches that are years out of date.
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U.S. issues Huawei phone warning
Mon, 8th Oct 2012
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physical security
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telco
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privacy
American companies advised to switch vendors over fears Huawei equipment could encourage spying.
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Accelerating Networks for National Security
Sun, 1st May 2011
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nz
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bandwidth
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national security
The biggest challenge for national security around the world is for designated organisations to act fast to prevent terrorist attacks or respond appropriately to natural disasters.