IT Brief Asia - Technology news for CIOs & IT decision-makers

Public Sector stories

Story image
Amazon Bedrock AI service officially launches in Sydney
3 days ago
#
cloud services
#
storage
#
public cloud
Amazon's Bedrock AI service extends its reach to Sydney, offering Australian users advanced options for data handling and storage.
Story image
Rising foreign interference exploits insider threats, says DTEX report
4 days ago
#
advanced persistent threat protection
#
insider threats
#
public sector
DTEX Systems' report warns that nation state actors are increasingly exploiting insider threats, escalating their interference and intellectual property theft. The issue necessitates urgent attention for enhancing defensive resilience of entities.
Story image
Public sector prioritises digital experience tech investment
4 days ago
#
productivity
#
public sector
#
riverbed
Survey reveals 80% of UK public sector leaders plan to accelerate digital adoption, viewing it as a priority over the next five years to boost employee engagement and citizen interaction.
Story image
Radware to provide advanced DDoS protection for Asian tax authority
4 days ago
#
firewall
#
breach prevention
#
cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm Radware clinches a contract to deliver advanced DDoS protection to an unmentioned Asian tax authority, in an aim to uphold national economic interests and fortify tech infrastructure.
Story image
Rahul Sharma takes helm as Google Cloud's APAC Public Sector MD
5 days ago
#
cloud services
#
bi
#
big data
Rahul Sharma becomes Google Cloud's Managing Director for Public Sector Business in the Asia Pacific, aiming to boost digital roadmaps for regional government and educational organisations.
Story image
Technical education: shaping the workforce for the better
Last month
#
cybersecurity
#
it support
#
skills gap
N3i champions T Level students to combat digital sector skills shortage, as the company advocates for technical education to future-proof the rapidly evolving tech industry.
Story image
Zoom unveils compliance manager for regulatory risk management
Last month
#
contact centre
#
dlp
#
public sector
Zoom has launched a new tool, the Zoom Compliance Manager, set to streamline regulatory risk and compliance management across its platforms.
Story image
Asia/Pacific PC market reports dramatic decline in 2023
Last month
#
pc hardware
#
pc market
#
japan
PC shipments in the Asia/Pacific region, inclusive of Japan and China, plummeted 16.1% in 2023 amidst muted demand and tepid economic recovery.
Story image
Manchester tech firm Sync to consolidate operations at Arbeta
Last month
#
edutech
#
digital transformation
#
public sector
Manchester-based tech firm Sync sets sights on progress, announcing consolidation at Arbeta, signalling growth strategy across education, enterprise, and public sectors.
Story image
Pure Storage & NVIDIA unveil AI-ready validated reference architectures
Last month
#
storage
#
ai
#
nvidia
Pure Storage unleashes new NVIDIA-ready reference architectures, amplifying its AI capabilities and offering efficient and robust solutions for high-performance data processing.
Story image
HMRC spends £80m on remote working tech amid 'couch potato' critique
Last month
#
wfh
#
mobility
#
tablets & laptops
HMRC’s £80m spending on remote working tech over three years has sparked debate, evidencing a shift towards a 'couch potato culture', according to official figures.
Story image
One NZ appoints Nick Quin as new Head of Public Sector
Last month
#
microsoft
#
cloud services
#
firewall
Nick Quin joins technology firm One NZ as new Head of Public Sector, tasked with bolstering the company's relationships with government, and driving their technological transformations.
Story image
ICS.AI seals GBP £7m AI service enhancement deal with Derby City Council
Last month
#
ai
#
savings
#
public sector
AI firm ICS.AI partners with Derby City Council in a £7m four-year deal to enhance service provision, predicted to save upwards of £3.925m in the fiscal year 2024/25.
Story image
IWD 2024: Empowering women in tech: Measuring success one day at a time
Last month
#
dei
#
iwd
#
public sector
On International Women's Day 2024, a female techie sheds light on her journey in the sector, underscoring the importance of empowerment and taking the path to success one day at a time.
Story image
Google partners with BSSN to boost national cybersecurity
Last month
#
cloud services
#
bi
#
big data
Google partners with Indonesia's BSSN to equip the public sector and 70,000 small businesses with AI and cybersecurity tools.
Story image
R/GA Australia boosts public sector offering with senior hires
Last month
#
vr
#
transparency
#
animation
R/GA Australia ramps up its public sector and mission-driven offering with strategic senior hires, aiming to disrupt conventional consulting and outsourcing models by emphasising specialist abilities and transparency.
Story image
Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop as new UK CEO
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
#
leadership
#
thoughtworks
#
public sector
Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop, former UK MD for Industry Sector Practices, as new UK CEO with a focus on promoting diversity in the tech industry.
Story image
AvePoint expands FedRAMP authorisation with new products
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
#
digital transformation
#
avepoint
#
public sector
AvePoint bolsters its FedRAMP authorisation with three new secure SaaS products, reflecting its commitment to support public sector and regulated industries' digital transformation.
Story image
Maincubes enjoys substantial growth & expansion in 2023
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
#
ml
#
colocation
#
ai
European data centre operator, maincubes, records substantial business growth in 2023 through additional funding, data centre expansion and workforce increase by 60%.
Story image
CYFOR Group announces new CTO & Head of Incident Response
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
#
cybersecurity
#
public sector
#
e-discovery
CYFOR Group bolsters its growth plan with the appointments of Andrew Frowen as CTO and William Poole as Head of Incident Response.
Story image
VietCredCare cyber threat rocks Vietnam's social media landscape
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
#
malware
#
phishing
#
email security
Vietnam is being rocked by an advanced cyber threat, VietCredCare, targeting business social media accounts, leading to widespread data breaches in government, business, and education sectors.
Story image
Rimini Street's annual charity grant programme comes to London
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
#
grants
#
public sector
#
charity
Rimini Street selects London, UK, as the next beneficiary of its yearly philanthropic programme, the RMNI Love Charitable Grant Programme, bringing £50,000 worth of grants to local charities in 2024.
Story image
Exclusive: Why Elastic continues to see positive momentum
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
#
ai
#
ml
#
cybersecurity
Gavin Jones, Area VP for ANZ at Elastic, the leading search analytics firm, shares insights on its strategic direction and technological advancements.
Story image
Qlik achieves Protected level IRAP status for public sector
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
#
big data
#
bi
#
data analytics
Qlik attains Protected level assessment from Australia's IRAP, furthering its capability to aid government and regulated sectors in AI-powered DX.