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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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Colt DCS expands hyperscale services with new West London site
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Colt DCS is set to expand its hyperscale services with the acquisition of land in Hayes, West London, to extend its existing facility, boosting the IT capacity.
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How esports is improving career prospects for growing numbers of students
3 days ago
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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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Atturra partners with Brisbane Grammar School for transformative IT solution
4 days ago
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Atturra, a top IT firm, has struck a multi-year deal to provide Brisbane Grammar School with a Microsoft Dynamics 365-based Student Information System to enhance administrative processes and educational delivery.
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Exclusive: How Portt is seeing the procurement landscape evolve
Last week
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compliance
Silvério Governo of Portt discusses the company's innovative approach to procurement and spend management, addressing sector-specific challenges and leveraging technology.
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Jamf unveils new toolkit to optimise Apple tech in businesses & schools
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Jamf showcased an array of new offerings to assist enterprises in maximising their tech investments, including a compliance dashboard and Compliance Editor tool. The tools aim to enforce compliance regulations on Apple devices and enhance overall security efficiency.
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City University partners with Vested to support new talent
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City, University of London partners with financial services consultancy Vested to deliver a series of initiatives to support new talent joining the industry.
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New CIC Tech Channel Ambassadors targets IT skills gap
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Tech Channel Ambassadors strives to boost the UK IT industry's profile and inclusivity, targeting recruitment of 100,000 diverse individuals.
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Kacific & Microsoft partner to bridge Asia Pacific's digital divide
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Kacific Broadband Satellites and Microsoft partner to provide high-speed internet to 750 rural educational and healthcare facilities across Asia Pacific.
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TCS Sustainathon Malaysia 2024 challenges STEM gender gap
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Over 200 Malaysian students from 30 universities joined Tata Consultancy Services' Sustainathon, developing innovative strategies aimed at bridging the gender gap in STEM fields.
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Japanese SMBs see AI benefits but fret over security
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cloud services
Japanese SMBs express optimism about AI's potential to improve operational efficiency, according to Barracuda Networks.
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Digital Poverty Alliance warns of rising UK digital divide
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DPA warns incoming UK government of escalating digital poverty, with an estimated 19 million, including one in seven adults and one in five children, suffering from the issue.
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Ingram Micro partners with Meta to boost VR technology reach
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Ingram Micro has joined forces with Meta to provide its resellers with advanced VR solutions, set to transform industries through immersive learning and work experiences.
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CIH Solutions to modernise WCG's IT operations with Halo platform
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CIH Solutions partners with WCG to implement the Halo ITSM platform, promising enhanced IT services efficiency and modernisation across Midlands' education sector.
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Zscaler's 2024 report examines AI use & rising security risks
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Zscaler's 2024 AI Security Report shows a 600% surge in enterprise use of AI/ML tools despite the increasing risk of accidental data breaches.
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Intelliworx launches AI education campaign in light of NVIDIA's success
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Intelliworx unveils AI education drive to familiarise firms with high-value AI investment opportunities and necessary foundations for actualising them.
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Transforming legal firms into tech-savvy visionaries – the paradox
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Despite acknowledging the benefits of technology, conservatism in legal firms is impeding the adoption of AI and legal tech tools; ongoing education and real-world examples may be the remedy.
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RUCKUS named Leader in WLAN Campus Networks report
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RUCKUS Networks, CommScope's enterprise division, earns recognition for outstanding WLAN solutions in campus networks, as per ABI Research's report.
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NVIDIA's breakthroughs redefine quantum computing landscape
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power / energy
Nvidia Technologies advances quantum computing with breakthroughs in science, finance, and educational realms, reshaping research strategies and propelling quantum era applications.
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Australians underestimate Generative AI's impact on jobs, study shows
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australian economy
Many Australian workers underestimate the influence of Generative AI on their roles, despite evidence that 86% of occupations will be affected, suggests RMIT Online and Deloitte Access Economics data.
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Ruckus' comprehensive guide to digital strategy in schools
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e-learning
RUCKUS Networks offers a critical roadmap for Australian schools planning their digital strategies amidst increased investment and demand.
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Coterie launches academy & book to empower partner marketing skills
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skills gap
Coterie, a partner and channel marketing firm, has debuted Coterie Academy, an education initiative aimed at instructing, enlightening, and certifying individuals in all aspects of partner marketing to help address the existing skills gap.
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Manchester tech firm Sync to consolidate operations at Arbeta
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digital transformation
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public sector
Manchester-based tech firm Sync sets sights on progress, announcing consolidation at Arbeta, signalling growth strategy across education, enterprise, and public sectors.
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Digital Future Aotearoa calls for greater laptop donations
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Amid a growing digital divide, Digital Future Aotearoa urgently appeals for laptop donations for their RAD initiative, supporting educational and employment aspirations of Aotearoa's youth.