Data quality and skills shortage holding businesses back from data empowerment
Organisations are experiencing significant bottlenecks to smart, data-driven decision making.
Applause launches SaaS product for codeless automation
Most wanted malware Dridex remains in top position amidst global surge in ransomware attacks
A/NZ vendors respond to Australian govt budget announcement
Fortinet: Reduce risk with consistent security
Jamf to acquire Wandera for $400 million
Dynatrace greatly expands infrastructure monitoring capabilities
Why Laminar Communications is all-a-chatter about messaging app LamChat
“We built our own messaging app to ensure it connects with our server. We used open-source code where possible and the programmers are people who live in Brisbane.”
Cybersecurity key to business advantage, report finds
"The research showed that CISOs adapted existing strategy, while the pandemic has really opened the eyes and changed the views of CEOs."
Organisations turn to zero trust to support remote workforce - Citrix survey
“Employee experience is critical to delivering business innovation and growth, and security must support it.”
The case for prioritising IT privacy in businesses
It was Privacy Awareness Week recently. But one week in May every year isn’t cutting it: privacy needs to be a year-round focus.
Report reveals which industries are most vulnerable to new ransomware attacks
Zscaler has announced its new Ransomware Report highlighting the most prolific ransomware actors, their attack tactics, and the industries being targeted.
Logicalis welcomes new chief technology officer for global operations
Logicalis has appointed Toby Alcock from his role as chief technology officer, Logicalis Australia, to the position of chief technology officer for Logicalis Group.
Barracuda sees strong momentum across cloud email security solutions
There is increased risk of socially engineered attacks like conversation hijacking, business email compromise, account takeover, and growing demand for protecting customer data in the cloud.
A guide to combating Active Directory misconfigurations
With so many attacks abusing misconfigurations in Active Directory, it’s time to fix it, writes Attivo Networks regional director for ANZ Jim Cook.
CISOs uphold security defences throughout COVID-19, study finds
The findings from the eighth annual Information Security Maturity Report reveals the current view of security issues facing businesses across the globe, indicating that years of innovation and hard work from CISOs has upheld security defences throughout COVID-19.
IDC finds Australian enterprise infrastructure market on the rise
The Australian enterprise infrastructure market is set to grow significantly due to hybrid cloud adoption and infrastructure modernisation trends, according to new research from IDC.
Xero draws massive profits in pandemic
A solid rebound from the pandemic has delivered a strong lift in profits for accounting software firm Xero.
Workday cloud financial management expertise recognised in Gartner MQ
Workday has been positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises.
Why continuous digital transformation should be top of mind for government agencies
With increasingly secure cloud options available, there is little holding agencies back from embracing cloud.
Why the rise of containers has created a vulnerability crisis
A rise in the use of Kubernetes and Docker services — and increased adoption of DevOps methodologies — have all contributed to the rise in popularity of containers. But as with all emerging technologies, there are risks.
Dynatrace introduces cloud-based automation to software development
A new Cloud Automation Module leverages the Dynatrace Platform to automate and orchestrate the software development lifecycle.
Jitterbit launches partner & customer marketplace for API integration
"We want our ecosystem to build on top of our platform and create repeatable integrations that benefit end users."
Australian organisations turn to encryption to protect data - Entrust report
The most common types of encrypted data include intellectual property, employee and HR data, payment-related data, and customer information.
Employment confidence on the rise as economy sees recovery post COVID
There are strong signs of recovery for hiring for new positions across Australia and New Zealand this year, a new report has found.
SnapLogic launches updates to integration platform in a bid to boost productivity
These new additions have the aim of improving user productivity through extending platform performance and reliability, and adding API management and anomaly detection capabilities.
A look at the MS Exchange zero-days and how to protect your business
Every organisationusing Microsoft Exchange must patch their on-premise servers immediately and scan their networks for signs of malicious activity.
Four things organisations must consider when testing AI
Decision-makers and IT leaders must consider the role MLOps will play in their business, writes Micro Focus business consultant Matthew Bertram.
Hacking attacks up 300% - report
Hackers are taking advantage of global destabilisation by targeting essential industries and common vulnerabilities from the shift to remote working.
Red Hat’s new sandbox environment makes it easier to develop for Kubernetes
Red Hat announces its Developer Sandbox for OpenShift, designed to enable organisations to accelerate the production of Kubernetes-based applications.
Ransomware attacks surge in 2021, Triple Extortion threat comes to light
Ransomware attacks have seen 102% increase this year compared to the beginning of 2020, and there are no signs of it slowing down.
Pure Storage unveils next evolution of Modern Data Experience strategy
The strategy is backed by new innovation and cloud-ready solutions, allowing customers to transform sprawling data into clear-cut business opportunities and outcomes
Standardisation versus specialisation: transforming the way business integrates data
Enterprises now have a vast amount of choice in terms of cloud platforms. But should they take a standardised approach to adoption, or a specialised one?
ExtraHop reveals common insecure protocols used in enterprise IT
The report details the ongoing use of deprecated and insecure protocols, including Server Message Block version one (SMBv1), which was exploited by the WannaCry ransomware variant.
AI-Internet of Things, electromobility and green hydrogen the way forward - Bosch
Bosch is combining IoT with AI and believes electromobility will allow it to develop new opportunities on the back of profound technological changes.
Webinar: Managing fraud risk with a culture of compliance
Organisations are vulnerable to fraud and compliance risks that could deal significant damage if they are not properly protected and managed.
CLOUDWRXS launches Intelligent Orchestration Platform
CLOUDWRXS has launched its new Intelligent Orchestration Platform for medium and large enterprises.
Reduce fraud risk and maintain compliance in your business
Employees have more purchasing power than ever, so it's important to control costs with complete visibility. Join the webinar on 15 June to learn the cost of non-compliance to business and how to avoid it.
Public cloud services market saw huge growth in 2020 — IDC
Despite the overall growth in the market, not all managed services grew as much as others — IaaS and PaaS services in particular grew much faster.
Citrix hires new managing director for A/NZ
In his new role, Martin Creighan will be responsible for driving strategy and sales, and improving employee experiences throughout the Trans Tasman market.
'Catastrophic forgetting': What it is, and how to prevent it
AI has been used to combat cyber-threats for years. But there are many related pitfalls — and catastrophic forgetting is a major one.
CISOs seek thought leadership to aid in cybersecurity decisions
Findings reveal that thought leadership plays a fundamental role in a CISO’s procurement choices, with 97% using thought leadership content at different stages of the buying decision process.
Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - A/NZ cybersecurity vendors
"Budget funding, awareness and technology solutions are sorely needed today to support Australian business cybersecurity."
A/NZ software spend reaches $13.9b in 2020 to support business resilience
"The support to businesses that IT provided in the outbreak of pandemic has given companies more confidence in IT investment. The expectation on that return of investment is high.”
Managing storage across multiple clouds
Containerised software can run reliably from one computing environment to another, making containers the ideal choice for a multi-cloud environment.
Jabra has the right tools to boost workplace productivity - get your 14-day trial now
Jabra has a wide range of professional headsets and speakerphones that are compatible with leading UC platforms. Apply for a 14-day trial of Jabra products now.
HP finds remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk
HP has released a security report finding remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk.
Square announces new developer tools - APIs and an SDK
Digital payment company Square has announced three new developer tools.
Business leaders failing to use data for critical business decisions
"In trying to manage data, all companies are creating digital landfills of corporate information. This has to change."