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Building the cyber defences needed to ward off attacks
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A surge in cyberattacks prompts Australia to strengthen their digital defence, aiming to utilise education and a 'human factor' to thwart attacks amid rising hacker innovation.
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Exclusive: How FUJIFILM continues to evolve and innovate
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FUJIFILM Business Innovation New Zealand, under David Jupe's leadership, reaffirms its commitment to technological and healthcare innovation.
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The role of change management in cybersecurity awareness education
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Imparting cybersecurity awareness as part of a wider change-management process can turn workers into robust defences against evolving threats.
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Five ways AI is already strengthening cyber-defences
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While attackers leverage AI for phishing and automated attacks, it also bolsters defenders' toolkit with enhanced threat detection, email security, training, response, and application security.
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Why companies are ‘democratising’ employee share plans in tough times
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In light of increasing costs and dwindling margins, companies are shifting towards democratising employee share plans, offering equity ownership to a wider workforce as a strategic method of cost reduction and employee motivation.
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IWD 2024: Why we need to see more female leaders in Web3
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Ahead of IWD 2024, addressing gender disparity in Web3 is essential, with 94% of crypto executive roles held by men and the gender pay gap in the UK financial sector at 23.3%.
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70% of Rackspace Technology employees trained in Gen AI
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Rackspace Technology, a top managed cloud services provider, has reported that a remarkable 70% of its workforce has completed training in Gen AI, marking a significant stride in its wider FAIR initiative.
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How AI is transforming the Australian workforce
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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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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Australian employees raise concerns over use of Gen AI at work
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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ai
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Veritas Technologies reveals vast flaws in Australian enterprises' handling of generative AI use, with uncertainties causing discord among staff.
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Telecoms industry's benefits most generous, says Vestd study
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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Telecom sector leads in job benefits, according to a study by Vestd, amid reports that 70% of UK workers are considering changing jobs in 2024.
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BeyondTrust strengthens Asia Pacific expansion with key appointments
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
BeyondTrust strengthens its expansion in the Asia Pacific with key appointments; Sami Toivonen as ANZ Regional Sales Director, and Charlie Wood as Asia Regional Sales Director.
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Who the backers back: Why diversity in Australian VC funding portfolios should be made public
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Diverse companies outperform less diverse peers, McKinsey report shows, prompting calls for Australian venture capital funds to publicly disclose diversity levels within their investment portfolios.
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A new kind of PC is coming: From personal computer to innovation enabler
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
Generative AI is transforming personal computers (PCs) from mere consumer technology to platforms for innovation, set to revolutionise the way we live and work.
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Should VMware customers be considering Plan B?
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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it automation
Uncertainty clouds VMware's future following its £61bn acquisition by Broadcom, forcing many clients to contemplate alternate measures amidst concerns of staff layoffs and price hikes.
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IT leaders are under pressure from all sides; Here is what they can do about it
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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cios
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it departments
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business
Amid escalating digital demands, IT leaders grapple to balance employee satisfaction and business objectives; leveraging user-centric design and flexible solutions could be key.
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Trust Bank conducts first internal hackathon, fostering innovation
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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Trust Bank conducts its first internal hackathon, fostering innovation to improve customer experiences.
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Fortinet teams up with Torrens University for cybersecurity scholarship
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
Fortinet and Torrens University partner with the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia to offer a cybersecurity scholarship.
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Europcar adopts NICE CXone to standardise global customer service
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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contact centre
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it training
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cx
Europcar Mobility Group implements NICE CXone to unify their global contact centre infrastructure, improving customer service.
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B&R Enclosures sees huge benefits from SYSPRO ERP software implementation
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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inventory management systems
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erp
B&R Enclosures reaps substantial benefits from SYSPRO's ERP software, boosting operational efficiency and expansion plans.
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Exclusive: How Advanced is helping businesses solve wage theft
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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payroll systems
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compliance
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wages
In an interview with Adam Bowles, Country Director for Australia at Advanced, he reveals how technology tackles wage theft complexities in Australian businesses.
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CybeReady enhances cybersecurity training with advanced employee-focused features
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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it training
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cybersecurity
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CybeReady introduces sophisticated cybersecurity employee-training tools including an Internal Communication Center and personalised Employee Scorecards.
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Alert anxiety hits workers over constant out-of-hours notifications
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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business
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apps
Out-of-hours notifications are causing 'alert anxiety' in UK workers, with the problem especially acute among younger generations.
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ManageEngine reveals organisational IT trends for 2024
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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workflow automation
Rajesh Ganesan, ManageEngine President, gives five predictions for 2024 technology trends, highlighting privacy, LLMs, and orchestration.
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'Sustainability goals not matching ambition in global businesses, study reveals'
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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microsoft
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A new study reveals a wide gap between the high sustainability ambitions of global businesses and their actions.