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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
2 days ago
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cybersecurity
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asia pacific
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data encryption
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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How AI is transforming the Australian workforce
2 days ago
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ml
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ai
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coding
Generative AI is reshaping Australia’s workforce, with technology skills now integral to the economy. Embracing AI could unlock billions of dollars by 2030, but requires an understanding of its intricacies and a stronger pipeline of tech workers.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
3 days ago
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cybersecurity
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privacy
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nz
Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
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Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
5 days ago
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ransomware
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telecommunications
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government
Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
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Australia's digital health sector yields record-breaking economic returns
Last week
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it in healthcare
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government
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productivity
Australia's digital health investment yields $19.70 in capital, 56 jobs and AUD 4.2m in gross economic value for every AUD $1m invested, according to a landmark report.
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Secure State joins archTIS program to enhance Aussie cybersecurity
Last week
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partner programmes
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Indigenous cybersecurity firm Secure State has become a Silver Partner in the archTIS Channel Partner Program, enhancing its security solution offerings.
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New Notitia branch amid rising demand for tech services
Last week
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Australian tech firm Notitia is to open a third office in Canberra, driven by rising demand for data and tech consulting.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
This month
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edutech
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dark web
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advanced persistent threat protection
Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Entrust moves towards acquisition of London firm Onfido
This month
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cloud services
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ml
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ai
Minneapolis-based Entrust is in exclusive talks to acquire London's AI-powered identity verification tech leader, Onfido.
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Zadara completes IRAP process, expands availability in Australia
This month
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storage
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servers
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cybersecurity
Zadara, an international cloud service provider, completes Australia's Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP), enhancing its expansion into the country.
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SoftIron revolutionises cloud with HyperCloud system
This month
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cloud services
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storage
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edutech
SoftIron revolutionises private cloud infrastructure with its new HyperCloud offering, promising universal scalability.
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HID & Olea Kiosks launch collaboration on facial recognition tech
Last month
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cloud services
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biometrics
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nac
HID and Olea Kiosks, provider of self-service kiosks, collaborate on an initiative to revolutionise user experience for multi-industry access control.
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HID & Olea Kiosks merge for advanced facial recognition solutions
Last month
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cloud services
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biometrics
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it in healthcare
HID teams up with Olea Kiosks to offer a revolutionary user experience by integrating facial recognition technology in access control and authentication across various industries.
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Unprecedented surge in critical infrastructure cyberattacks
Last month
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network infrastructure
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iot
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cybersecurity
A shocking 30% increase in attacks on critical infrastructures was recorded in 2023, resulting in over 420 million incidents.
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Bridewell collaborates with Microsoft on Security Copilot development
Last month
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ai
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cybersecurity
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oil and gas
UK cybersecurity firm, Bridewell, is teaming up with Microsoft to refine their Security Copilot product, leveraging AI technology to enhance cyber defence capabilities.
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Kinetic IT secures major government contract for digital transformation
Last month
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network management
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
Australia's Kinetic IT lands a $23 million three-year contract with the Federal Department of Infrastructure, set to support nationwide digital transformation with new tech services.
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UK landline digital switchover summons connectivity fears
Last month
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digital literacy
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connectivity
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government
UK landline switchover to digital could jeopardise safety of 95% of those over 65, according to disability and elderly advocacy groups urging for delay until 2030.
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Australia's cybersecurity plans overlooked smart home devices, expert warns
Last month
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edutech
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power / energy
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renewable energy
Cybersecurity expert Leon Poggioli believes Australia's proposed cybersecurity law reforms need to pay more heed to smart home devices like solar inverters, crucial for grid stability.
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Gallagher Security appoints Merv Williams as new Chief Marketing Officer
Last month
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partner programmes
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cmo
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nz
Merv Williams steps up as Chief Marketing Officer at global security firm Gallagher Security, aiming to accelerate growth and improve brand visibility in global markets including the UK, Europe, and IMEA.
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UK hailed as Europe's most advanced digital economy
Last month
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microsoft
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government
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google
A new report from the Computer and Communications Industry Association highlights the UK as Europe's leading digital economy, hosting major tech enterprises and attracting USD $30bn in 2022 tech-sector VC investment.
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Private networks: The key to leverage 5G technology
Last month
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smartphones
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
Private 5G networks are transforming digital connectivity across industries in capacities, from healthcare to manufacturing, by supporting secure, agile and efficient operational functions.
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IGEL redefines enterprise endpoint security with innovative model
Last month
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saas
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microsoft
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daas
IGEL new Preventative Security Model aims to redefine secure enterprise endpoints and boost Zero Trust, with a showcase due at upcoming IGEL DISRUPT 24 forum.
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LINX expands Azure Peering partnership with Microsoft in US
Last month
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microsoft
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voip
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contact centre
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has expanded its US partnership with Microsoft, launching Azure Peering Service at LINX NoVA for enhanced public Microsoft cloud services connectivity.
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Finance Minister Willis calls for fiscal transparency
Last month
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government
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nz
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labour party
Finance minister, Nicola Willis, proposes new fiscal measures aimed to boost transparency while criticising the previous government's management strategies.