Digital Transformation / DX
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Internet of Things / IOT
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Artificial Intelligence / AI
Nintex launches AI-based capabilities and integrations within Nintex Workflow Cloud
"Teams can quickly deploy digital workflows, accelerate their digital transformation, and easily connect workflows to systems of record."
VMware expands SaaS innovations on Horizon Platform
"IT teams can deploy, manage and scale virtual desktops and apps across private and public cloud environments."
Knowledge gap surrounding crucial container security principles
"There is a staggering knowledge gap that leads to an underinvestment in a critical part of full lifecycle, end-to-end security for cloud native applications."
Chance of PC users encountering cyber threats increase
"The risk ratio has increased worldwide for all malware attacks."
DDoS attacks plateau in second quarter - Kaspersky
Scammers have been looking for ways to amplify DDoS attacks.
Surge in targeted spear phishing as attackers look for weak link
"Cybercriminals are getting sneakier about who they target with their attacks."
Opportunities for business and IT collaboration in managing enterprise risk - SolarWinds
Nearly every industry was confronted with the acceleration of high-level cybersecurity breaches, highlighting the potential risk of incomplete security policies and procedures.
SaaS and IaaS environments fragmented as cloud privileges are misconfigured
"Unless you’re keeping a close watch on identities, behaviour, and privileges across each and every SaaS and IaaS you rely on, you’re a sitting duck."
Increase in DDoS extortion campaigns and hit-and-run assaults
"The window between the disclosing and weaponising of new vulnerabilities is getting very slim."
90% of crypto enthusiasts expecting inflation to be a real problem
“As an asset in limited supply, fast growing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin can be a strong inflation hedge against devaluing fiat currencies."
Fortinet expands security services to protect digital infrastructure
“As the digital attack surface expands with billions of edges that need to be protected, organisations are struggling to support an array of point security solutions and disparate services."
Global cyber attacks up as ransomware surges by 93%
Global cyber attacks have increased by 29% in the last six months, as hackers continue to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic.
SOLD: Dicker Data snaps up Exeed in landmark $68M deal
The deal will propel Dicker Data NZ to become the second largest IT distributor in the country, with estimated revenue of more than $500m for the combined entities.
Cost of a data breach hits record high during pandemic - IBM
Security incidents became more costly and harder to contain due to drastic operational shifts during the pandemic.
Olympic Broadcasting Services hosted in Alibaba cloud for the first time
"This is perhaps the biggest technological change in the broadcasting industry for more than half a century."
Risky business: Majority of workers take cybersecurity shortcuts despite knowing dangers
"Every organisation needs to establish security processes and work to ensure they resonate with employees."
Businesses struggling with proliferation of data - Dell Technologies
Research finds businesses need to improve data culture to realise value.
Security professionals unprepared for escalating software supply chain attacks
IT security professionals and developers aren’t completely confident in their ability to defend against another SolarWinds/Codecov-style supply chain attack.
Spark expands uncapped wireless broadband to another half-a-million New Zealanders
It brings uncapped connectivity to around 1.2 million New Zealand addresses across urban and rural areas.
Rise in hacking tool downloads as cybercrime becomes 'more organised than ever'
"The proliferation of pirated hacking tools and underground forums are allowing previously low-level actors to pose serious risks to enterprise security."
Migration to the cloud in full force - report
Organisations are moving to the cloud in big numbers in a bid to drive competitive strategies.
Ready, set, scam: Cybercriminals targeting Olympic Games fans
Olympic-related phishing websites are designed to steal users credentials.
New malware strain targeting Mac users for only $49
A new malware strain has evolved to steal the information of MacOS users.
DXC Technology launches pay-per-use VMware cloud consumption model on AWS
A first-of-its-kind in Asia Pacific, the new service model is part of DXC's hybrid cloud and multi-cloud offering.