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IT leaders leaning on outsourcing for DMARC implementation
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Majority of IT decision-makers lacking resources and expertise to implement DMARC email authentication protocol prefer outsourcing.
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Cayosoft reports 56% revenue leap due to AD recovery solution demand
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cloud services
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microsoft
Cayosoft reports a 56% surge in annual recurring revenue in 2023, driven by rising need for its AD recovery solution amidst a 172% increase in AD outages since 2021.
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Gen AI optimism high in ANZ but cybersecurity concerns loom
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martech
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breach prevention
While ANZ business and IT leaders express high optimism for Gen AI's potential, cybersecurity concerns remain a dominant issue, especially following large-scale data breaches.
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Stuart Barnard first CFO at Encompass Corporation
2 days ago
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In a major move, Encompass Corporation has appointed Stuart Barnard, an experienced finance executive known for his work with start-ups and scale-ups, as its first CFO.
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academyEX initiates scholarships scheme for those affected by job loss
2 days ago
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micro-credentials
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scholarship
academyEX has launched scholarship schemes for redundant workers, aiming to prepare them for future workplace evolution with self-paced learning programmes.
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Jessica Booth steps up as Biza.io's new Chief Operations Officer
3 days ago
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leadership
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data sharing
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consumer data right
Brisbane-based startup Biza.io appoints Jessica Booth as Chief Operations Officer as part of its growth strategy facing a 48% increase in employee strength within the past year.
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Becca Toth becomes Senior VP & CMO at Hyland
3 days ago
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partner programmes
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b2b marketing
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leadership
Becca Toth steps into the key role of Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at global tech firm Hyland, drawing on her decades of industry experience to amplify growth and global expansion.
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UK IT leaders doubt government's ability to prevent cyberwarfare
4 days ago
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
Over half of the UK's IT leaders lack faith in the government's ability to defend against cyber warfare, according to a new report by cybersecurity firm Armis.
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Paymentology appoints Anna Porra as Chief Revenue Officer
4 days ago
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fintech
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leadership
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recruitment
Anna Porra, a veteran with vast cards programme management expertise, joins leading issuer processor, Paymentology, as Chief Revenue Officer to drive global growth and operational efficiency.
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Colman Deegan takes helm as Zayo Europe's new CEO
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leadership
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vodafone
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connectivity
Veteran telecoms leader, Colman Deegan, with 25 years experience and notable tenure at Vodafone, joins Zayo Group as the new CEO of Zayo Europe from April 16, 2024, to propel business growth amid digital surge.
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Intel reshuffles Asia Pacific leadership to boost business growth
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management
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intel
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leadership
Intel expands strategic focus in Asia Pacific, Japan and India with key appointments including Hans Chuang as GM for APJ and Santhosh Viswanathan as VP for India.
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Unearthing mining's data and AI potential: Why It's overlooked and how to start
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big data
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it training
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Despite the proven benefits, the untapped potential of data and AI within the mining industry remains overlooked due to traditional mindset, uncertain ROI and a lack of skills and expertise.
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UK IT leaders skeptical of government's ability to thwart cyberwarfare
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cybersecurity
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leadership
Over half of UK IT leaders lack faith in the government's ability to shield businesses and citizens from cyberwarfare threats, according to a study by cybersecurity firm Armis.
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Anastasia Nyrkovskaya makes history as Fortune Media's first female CEO
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global expansion
Anastasia Nyrkovskaya charts history at Fortune Media, becoming the first female CEO and spearheading the media giant's digital transformation and global expansion.
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How esports is improving career prospects for growing numbers of students
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gaming
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edutech
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creative technologies
Esports' integration into curricula is elevating students' career prospects by equipping them with crucial transferrable skills like teamwork, communication, and critical thinking, and exposing them to a myriad of job opportunities.
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Confluent lauded in IDC MarketScape reports for data streaming prowess
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cloud services
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leadership
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analyst report
Data streaming operator Confluent garners leadership status in two IDC MarketScape reports, underscoring the increasing role of real-time data streaming technology in businesses' strategic and operational objectives.
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Signifyd appoints Nikhita Hyett as EMEA General Manager
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fintech
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adyen
Commerce protection giant Signifyd appoints Nikhita Hyett as EMEA General Manager, leveraging her payment processing and fraud prevention expertise to boost operations in the region.
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Maincubes appoints industry veteran Martin Murphy as new COO
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leadership
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Maincubes accelerates global expansion efforts and commitment to ESG with the appointment of industry veteran, Martin Murphy, as its new COO.
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Unlocking leadership excellence in the digital age: Satya Nadella's blueprint for tech leaders
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microsoft
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leadership
Satya Nadella’s leadership ethos, combining authenticity, empathy, and intent, redefines success in the digital era, transforming both Microsoft's journey and tech industry paradigms.
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Commvault appoints Ashley Baird as new VP & MD of Market Expansion
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saas
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data protection
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hybrid cloud
Cloud industry veteran, Ashley Baird, has been appointed as Vice President and Managing Director of Market Expansion at data protection firm Commvault, charged with accelerating the company's growth in new markets.
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INSHUR announces Clayton Carol as its first CFO
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fintech
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m&a
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leadership
After a year of significant growth, global embedded insurance provider INSHUR has appointed Clayton Carol, former VP of Finance at Better, as its first CFO.
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Crimson Education brings Ivy League programme to Kiwis
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ai
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entrepreneurship
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leadership
EdTech leader Crimson Education partners with the University of Pennsylvania to provide an innovative, globe-spanning, hybrid entrepreneurship programme, enhancing both online and traditional classroom-based learning methods.
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Linnworks welcomes Stacy Kilgore as new Chief Financial Officer
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leadership
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cfo
Stacy Kilgore, with a proven track record in tech and finance, is now Linnworks' new CFO, poised to optimise efficiency and stimulate growth in the ecommerce platform.
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Marie Helm: Leading Dynamic Supplies with purpose and passion
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leadership
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productivity
The General Manager at Dynamic Supplies NZ is transforming corporate culture, prioritising personal growth and a drive for team success over traditional measures.