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Cybersecurity
Claroty research unveils new attack that targets PLCs
August 2022
Claroty has released research detailing a new type of cyber-attack, one that weaponises programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
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Retail
Australia Post Online Retail Industry Awards finalists for 2022 announced
July 2022
Finalists have been announced for this year's 2022 Australia Post Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAS Awards), recognising the achievements of online retailers in Australia.
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Cybersecurity
New survey uncovers critical OT security challenges
June 2022
While industrial control environments continue to be a target for cyber criminals, there are widespread gaps in industrial security.
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Supply chain
Knowledge graphs and digital twins to optimise supply chains
June 2022
Organisations are increasingly seeing the potential in digital twins.
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Commerce Commission
ComCom welcomes new marketing codes for the telecom industry
May 2022
The Commerce Commission is welcoming the creation of new marketing codes for the telecommunications industry.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Axis Communications on new IP solutions
April 2022
Today we are joined by Axis Communications regional director Wai King Wong, who shares with us news on the company’s recently launched IP solutions.
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SYSPRO
Study: External collaboration vital to help disconnected supply chains
April 2022
A new study by SYSPRO has revealed that external collaboration may be the key to realigning the links of disconnected supply chains.
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AI
IDC spending guide shows AI spending will double by 2025
March 2022
According to a new IDC spending guide, U.S. spending on artificial intelligence solutions will double by 2025.
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IOT
IoT for seasoned professionals
March 2022
As the global IoT market booms, the opportunities to create smarter connected environments in and across nearly any industry sector in the coming years will be exponential.
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AI
Why you should consider a career in artificial intelligence
March 2022
You don't have to look far to see that AI is on a rapid growth trajectory in Australia, as it's being used in almost every industry.
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Marketplacer
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Marketplacer?
December 2021
This week we are speaking with Marketplacer executive chair Jason Wyatt, about the work Marketplacer is doing to help businesses thrive by utilising the company's landmark, consumer focused technology.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from DigiCert on new research
December 2021
This week we are speaking with DigiCert SVP of product Brian Trzupek, who discusses the latest research conducted by the company that explores PKI security solutions and reliance on manual process.
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Digital Transformation
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Extreme Networks
December 2021
This week we are speaking with Extreme Networks A/NZ general manager Julian Critchlow. Extreme Networks is a company that delivers end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and top-rated services that support and advance customers' digital transformation. 
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Graduate
Qual IT launches new graduate program to combat growing IT skill shortage
December 2021
Qual IT NZ has announced the launch of its new graduate program in a bid to combat the country's growing IT skills shortage.
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Tablets & laptops
Getac unveils latest rugged tablet built to handle difficult environments
July 2021
The tablet is designed with workers in the automotive, defence, logistics, utilities, transport, and other sectors in mind.
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AI
Google Cloud & Siemens bring AI to the factory floor
April 2021
Use cases could include visual product inspections, or predicting how quickly machines on the assembly line succumb to daily wear and tear.
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Cloud
Kaspersky ICS CERT joins FIRST global threat intelligence forum
December 2020
FIRST was founded in 1990, and its members come from 95 countries across Oceania, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Africa.
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Warehouse
Mobis Parts Australia uses wearables to improve warehouse management
January 2020
Mobis Parts Australia (MPAU) has been working closely with global enterprise technology provider Zebra, as part of a mission to improve MPAU’s existing warehouse management system.
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Blockchain
Monash University to launch centre for blockchain research
November 2019
From fintech to supply chain management, the MBTC will develop secure foundations for this technology, and demonstrate its usability and practical outcomes.
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AI
Huawei Cloud’s four steps to successful AI implementation
September 2019
"To successfully implement AI, we must coordinate four key roles: clear business scenarios, ISVs/SIs, devices/processes, and AI platforms.”
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Cloud
Vertiv chooses CSL as supplier of UPS products in NZ
July 2019
Vertiv has appointed Cuthbert Stewart as its New Zealand distributor for Vertiv Liebert Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) for the local wholesale electrical, industrial, and utilities sectors.
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IT Automation
Opportunity growing in cyber-physical system market
June 2019
The market for systems that monitor and control mechanical devices will more than double in the next 10 years with security a priority.
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Calix
Aussie tech company aims to nix shipping emissions globally
March 2019
Calix claims its exhaust scrubbing technology can go as far as making the global shipping industry carbon negative.
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IDC
IDC: Manufacturing, retail/wholesale biggest cloud spenders
December 2018
"Industry cloud growth rates will continue to accelerate over the next three years, which is very unusual for multi-billion-dollar markets,”