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The key things needed to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap
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data protection
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education
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cybersecurity
There is a consensus that while university qualifications are valued, the lack of a degree or a relevant degree should no longer be a barrier.
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DDLS Group buys digital skills training provider for $19.1M
Tue 11 Oct 2022
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microsoft
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it training
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digital
DDLS Group has completed the acquisition of Nexacu, Australia’s provider of instructor-led Microsoft Application training for end-users, in a deal worth A$19.1 million.
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DDLS joins the Offensive Security Global Partner programme
Tue 4 Oct 2022
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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partner programmes
DDLS will provide OffSec training products in ANZ, including penetration testing, cloud security, web application, exploit development and security operations.
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We all know the value of cloud training, what happens when we don’t?
Thu 8 Sep 2022
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cloud
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licensing
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devops
If your move to the cloud has been a “lift and shift” you’ve probably only achieved savings in new hardware every three years and perhaps some licensing costs.
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Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
Tue 10 May 2022
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it training
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certification
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leadership
Here we explore reasons that companies can benefit from investing in staff training and certification as well as ways to persuade leadership teams to invest.
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The skills all aspiring IT professionals need in 2022
Tue 25 Jan 2022
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wfh
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certification
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skills shortage
Career progression is something never far from the mind of most IT professionals.
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How to make a difference to Australia's digital skill shortage
Fri 15 Oct 2021
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devops
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skills shortage
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ddls
Australia's reduction in migration has created a shortage of skills in the economy, and the impact has been particularly severe on the technology industry.
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DDLS and AIICT team up to boost digital skills in Victoria
Wed 8 Sep 2021
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skills shortage
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victorian government
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ddls
DDLS and The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) are joining forces to deliver 12 week training courses as part of the Victorian Government’s new Digital Jobs program.
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DDLS expands into NZ with $17m acquisition of Auldhouse
Mon 6 Sep 2021
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it training
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auldhouse
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mergers and acquisitions
Australia's largest ICT training provider has acquired its New Zealand counterpart in a deal with $17 million.
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The new (and better) route to a career in IT
Thu 29 Jul 2021
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it professionals
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skills shortage
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ddls
Employers desperately need relevant skills, competence and real-world experience, which multi-year degrees often fail to offer, writes DDLS CEO Jon Lang.
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A comprehensive guide to project management
Mon 3 May 2021
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project management
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ddls
Statistics show that lacking clear goals is the most common cause of project failures in business, underscoring the vital need for project management skills.
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Transitioning from ITIL v3 certification to ITIL 4
Thu 8 Apr 2021
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it services
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itsm
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ddls
A handy guide for professionals explaining how existing certifications translates to the new syllabus.
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ICT trends: What to expect in 2021
Fri 15 Jan 2021
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gartner
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ict
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ddls
It’s no secret that the large-scale transition to remote working has sent ripples through every area of ICT. The reality is, this abrupt move has impacted every business, person and household.
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DDLS launches new online learning platform to support changing business needs
Fri 11 Dec 2020
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it training
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devops
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e-learning
"DDLS Plus is another step towards our commitment to help organisations fill critical ICT skills gaps, while enabling students to expand on their career potential.”
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Latest DDLS certification equips IT professionals with in-demand security skills
Fri 13 Nov 2020
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certification
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ddls
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software development
DDLS has introduced the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification from (ISC), a significant addition to its cybersecurity portfolio.
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The business case for an in-house ethical hacker
Wed 28 Oct 2020
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cybersecurity
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hackers
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ddls
Ethical hackers, also known as penetration testers or white-hat hackers, mimic the techniques used by malicious hackers to try and break into computer systems and discover vulnerabilities before the bad guys can exploit them.
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A lack of commitment from Australian organisations to cybersecurity training is holding us back
Tue 25 Aug 2020
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cybersecurity
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ddls
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cybersafety
A new survey from DDLS reveals current trends in the ICT training and certification space, and the key opportunities and challenges for delivering training to the market in the next few years.
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Closing the cloud skills gap: How certification can maximise cloud investments & keep staff happy
Fri 10 Jul 2020
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education
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it training
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skills shortage
You probably wouldn’t buy an expensive computer program if you didn’t know how to use it. Yet so many organisations invest in costly cloud programs, without having the necessary skills and training on board to make the most of the program.
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How to work from home securely
Fri 29 May 2020
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wfh
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it training
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cybersecurity
Here’s what you need to do to make your home working environment and systems secure, and protect yourself and your employer.
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DDLS and Open Colleges address Australia’s cybersecurity skills shortage
Fri 15 May 2020
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it training
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online training
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ddls
The partnership will combine DDLS’s ICT training for enterprise and business with Open Colleges’ ability to provide online vocational training to consumers.
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DDLS offers all courses remotely during COVID-19 lockdowns
Tue 31 Mar 2020
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microsoft teams
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e-learning
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ddls
“With Virtual Instructor-led Training, DDLS can provide training in the skills organisations require immediately, in order to maintain business momentum in these very troubled and demanding times.”
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7 ways you can boost workplace productivity with a quality IT network
Mon 30 Mar 2020
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network management
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sd-wan
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network infrastructure
The more high-tech your workplace is, the greater your business results.
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DDLS recognised for DevOps work with new 'elite partner' accolade
Fri 14 Feb 2020
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devops
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project management
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app development
DDLS has been named a DevOps Institute Elite Partner, the highest level of the DevOps Institute’s Tiered Global Education Partner Program.
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Upskill your workforce to boost cybersecurity
Mon 21 Oct 2019
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ransomware
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it training
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malware
Damages from cybercrime are projected to hit $US6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015.
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