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EVme partners with Salesforce for strategic growth in Thailand's EV market
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Thai EV service platform EVme teams up with Salesforce to ramp up personalised customer experiences, aiming to expand its vehicle fleet to 2,000 by 2024.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
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malware
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ransomware
Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
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Assured Data Protection appoints Paul Dix as new CFO
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
Assured Data Protection appoints seasoned finance professional Paul Dix as its CFO, reinforcing their growth strategy amid an increased demand for cloud data protection solutions.
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Beyond the hype: Navigating the future of generative AI
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ai
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leadership
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AI is transitioning from novelty to business essential with generative AI tools bringing value to marketing and beyond, driving fact-based decisions, and addressing ethics and privacy concerns.
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Australian CIOs increase AI investment amid application sprawl concerns
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ai
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productivity
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Despite challenges, Australian CIOs are increasingly keen on AI, planning significant budget boosts as per Canva's latest survey.
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Secure Parking transforms with cutting-edge tech
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crm
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apple
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cx
Secure Parking's Voyager Program revolutionises the parking experience by leveraging cutting-edge tech, including AI, for an efficient, user-friendly system.
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Change Your Password Day: Embracing stronger cybersecurity across Australia
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On Change Your Password Day, Australians are encouraged to bolster their digital security by adopting longer, unique passphrases and using multi-factor authentication.
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Netpoleon & Adaptive Shield unite for SaaS security boost in ANZ
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Netpoleon and Adaptive Shield are joining forces to address surging demand for secure Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions in Australia and New Zealand, in response to a rise in data breaches.
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Cyber crime damage costs firms up to $5m annually, says Barracuda
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ransomware
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phishing
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email security
Annual business cybercrime recovery costs can reach up to $5m, with firms fearing a rise in GenAI-powered attacks, according to a Barracuda Networks report.
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SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.
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Kaspersky Standard scoops Product of the Year at AV-Comparatives
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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Kaspersky Standard secures AV-Comparatives Product of the Year award, acknowledging its record-breaking performance in cybersecurity testing.
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SAS joins the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
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microsoft
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martech
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commerce systems
SAS joins the UK's National Cyber Resilience Centre Group, bolstering its efforts to protect small and medium-sized enterprises from cybercrime damages.
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OutSystems outlines Generative AI & low-code trends for 2024
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app development
OutSystems unveils four key trends for 2024 highlighting the symbiosis of generative AI and low-code development in powering business transformations.
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Singtel pioneers AI development initiative in Southeast Asia
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singtel
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eco-friendly
Singtel unveils initiative to boost AI development and ecological sustainability in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with plans for AI-ready, eco-friendly data centres expansion.
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Australians lose $3.1bn in 2022 to rising online scams
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cloud security
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phishing
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email security
Aussies lost around $3.1bn in 2022 due to online scams, warns the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and cloud security firm Akamai.
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How CIOs can lead in achieving enterprise sustainability goals
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CIOs are using their influence to drive sustainable practices within enterprises, leveraging technologies such as process automation and data analytics to boost ESG performance.
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Australian firms breach no-payment policies due to cyberattacks
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Research by AI data security firm Cohesity reveals escalating cyberattacks are forcing companies into paying ransoms, contradicting no-payment strategies, with difficulties in data recovery exacerbating the issue.
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SentinelOne expands threat hunting capabilities in WatchTower services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
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threat intelligence
AI security firm SentinelOne unveils advanced threat hunting capabilities for its WatchTower services, bolstering cybersecurity defences for businesses amid rising cyber threats.
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IT & security teams converge to boost cyber resilience, study finds
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data protection
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A Commvault study reveals increased collaboration between IT and security teams in businesses, signalling trend towards enhanced cyber-resilience.
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Ingram Micro Showcase 2024 set to shape Kiwi tech future
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nz
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wellington
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christchurch
Ingram Micro Showcase 2024 gears up to connect over 2,000 tech partners, end users and industry leaders across three NZ cities.
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Logpoint enhances Converged SIEM for optimised threat detection
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soc
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm Logpoint bolsters the functionality of its Converged SIEM platform to optimise threat detection and case management.
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UK Government launches AI Opportunity Forum to boost private sector
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digital transformation
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ai
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productivity
The UK Government launches its first AI Opportunity Forum, a pioneering initiative to speed up AI adoption in the private sector, promising to fuel innovation and productivity.
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Great Office Return sees 92% of firms initiate mandatory in-office policy
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retail
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cios
Amid the 2023 'Year of the Great Office Return', 92% of UK firms enacted mandatory in-office policies leading to 40% reinstating a full workweek, despite notable commuting costs and disruptions.
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Fujitsu partners with Origin for EV trial in Australia
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forrester research
Fujitsu launches EV trial with Australian energy firm Origin, a key move in realising its goal for a 100% zero emissions vehicle operational fleet by 2030.