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Finyoz & Currencycloud collaborate for innovative supply chain finance solutions
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disruption
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modernisation
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lending
Lendtech platform Finyoz partners with multi-currency specialists Currencycloud, aiming to modernise supply chain financing through innovative solutions.
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Data tampering is an underrated threat — get your backup ready
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firewall
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cloud services
Data tampering's growing threat in the era of AI underscores the essential role of immutable backups in protecting business data.
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IWD 2024: Embrace Your Vulnerability to Drive Growth
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learning
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leadership
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amazon
On International Women's Day 2024, women are urged to harness moments of vulnerability and change to drive personal and professional growth, challenging fears and embracing innovation.
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Sharon White named HCLTech's AVP for data, analytics & AI in Australasia
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Sharon White, an experienced data expert, is revealed as HCLTech's new AVP of Next Generation Data, Analytics and AI, bolstering its AI capabilities in Australia and New Zealand.
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Effective risk management: A key ingredient in the recipe for successful modernisation
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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microsoft
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public cloud
Modern business success hinges not only on adopting modernisation, but ensuring efficient risk management to avoid project failure, disruption, cost surges and workforce management issues.
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Businesses caught underprepared for Active Directory outages, Cayosoft reveals
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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testing
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it professionals
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disruption
A recent report by Cayosoft shows a lack of preparedness for Active Directory outages, potentially costing companies millions per day and risking severe operational disruption.
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Cybersecurity is your defensive strategy, cyber resilience is your business
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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disruption
In light of the massive cybersecurity breach impacting Ivanti solutions, firms are urged to embrace cyber resilience for business continuity, demonstrating greater fortitude against potential disruptions.
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The role of Privilege Access Management in achieving robust cybersecurity
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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pam
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phishing
Privilege Access Management (PAM), with its ability to control key digital accounts, is proving crucial in combating rising cybersecurity threats posed by misuse of digital identities, a key source of business disruption.
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Business leaders feeling unprepared for AI transformation, report finds
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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disruption
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leadership
A study by management consultancy, Kearney, and leadership advisory firm, Ergon Zehnder, indicates that 73% of global business leaders feel ill-prepared for AI disruption.
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Industrial Defender launches intelligent vulnerability management tool
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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cybersecurity
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downtime
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threat intelligence
Industrial Defender debuts Risk Signal, their groundbreaking risk-based vulnerability management (RBVM) solution, aiming to rank vulnerabilities based on potential impact.
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CrowdStrike launches modern data protection to replace old DLP products
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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dlp
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ai security
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cybersecurity
CrowdStrike unveils Falcon Data Protection, promising a modern, streamlined approach to data security.
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Darktrace director warns of rising cyber threats during holiday season
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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dr
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ransomware
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cloud services
Darktrace's Liam Dermody urges businesses to remain vigilant against increasing cyber threats during the Christmas season.
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Pattern secures Online Sales Breakthrough Award at Google summit
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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collaboration
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online shopping
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google
Pattern clinches the Online Sales Breakthrough Award at the Google ANZ Partner Summit for 55% online revenue growth.
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Ex-Google Cloud & Mandiant CTO takes helm at DTEX as CEO
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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advanced persistent threat protection
Ex-Google Cloud and Mandiant CTO, Marshall Heilman, joins DTEX as CEO to tackle increasing insider risk threats.
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Binance pioneers first-ever cryptocurrency banking triparty agreement
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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blockchain
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digital asset management
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disruption
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, has implemented the first cryptocurrency banking triparty agreement, reducing counterparty risk.
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Dell Technologies predicts major tech shifts in Asia Pacific & Japan
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
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partner programmes
In a media briefing, Dell Technologies shared key tech trends set to shape the Asia Pacific and Japan region in 2024.
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UK firms target regional suppliers for key items by 2026
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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contact centre
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chatbots
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ai
By 2026, over 53% of UK companies plan to secure most key items from regional suppliers, boosting domestic production and reducing global disruption risks.
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'Significant resiliency gap' found in businesses, SAS study reveals
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
SAS study unveils 'significant resiliency gap' in businesses, pinning issues on speed, agility, and data literacy.
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Ground Control Data introduces AI tool Mevo to revolutionise media buying
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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microsoft
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martech
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commerce systems
Ground Control Data introduces Mevo, a novel AI planning tool set to revolutionise the media buying process in Australia and New Zealand.
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Tesserent predicts cybersecurity challenges & trends for 2024
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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microsoft
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cybersecurity insurance
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advanced persistent threat protection
Tesserent's cybersecurity experts anticipate AI risks, a growing skills shortage, and regulatory changes by 2024.
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Kabuni launches immersive learning platform with 'Learn-to-Earn' model
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
EdTech firm Kabuni introduces Kabuni WIZARD, an immersive learning platform with a unique 'Learn-to-Earn' model for youths.
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UK governmental proposal aims to boost online product safety
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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compliance
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ebay
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insurance
UK's product safety regime may reform to reduce unsafe purchases from online retailers, boosting safety rates.
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Cloudflare releases Q3 2023 report on global DDoS attack and internet disruption trends
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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iot
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asia pacific
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disruption
Cloudflare's Q3 2023 report reveals insights on DDoS attacks, internet disruptions, and targeted industries, such as gaming and gambling.
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Sapia.ai launches Phai: AI-powered recruitment assistant
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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ml
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payroll systems
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hcm
Sapia.ai unveils AI chatbot 'Phai', a smart recruitment tool bolstering global HR practices with deep learning tech.