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New CIC Tech Channel Ambassadors targets IT skills gap
5 days ago
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coding
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government
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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XPO Logistics launches training for neurodiversity champions
Last week
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it training
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payroll systems
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hcm
XPO Logistics fosters inclusivity by offering training for 'neurodiversity champions', part of a drive to better understand neurodiversity and create a more welcoming work environment.
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Leaked secrets on GitHub rose by 28% in 2023, report reveals
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app development
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it training
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cybersecurity
The 2024 State of Secrets Sprawl report reveals a 28% rise in new secret occurrences leaked on GitHub in 2023, exposing a significant security gap and putting various sectors at risk.
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IWD 2024: Fostering an unconditionally inclusive culture globally
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hpe
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iwd
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workplace
The global push for an unconditionally inclusive culture is underlined, spotlighting the critical roles tech industries play in promoting diversity and gender equality.
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REGnosys & WISE partner to tackle gender inequality in tech sector
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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dei
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compliance
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research
REGnosys partners WISE, a social enterprise, to combat gender inequality in technology by improving young women's awareness of STEM careers and amplifying female role models in the sector.
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Wolters Kluwer webinar to shed light on BEPS Pillar Two
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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compliance
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oecd
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data management
Wolters Kluwer is hosting a webinar to enhance understanding of BEPS Pillar Two, to help solve compliance challenges for multinational firms.
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ScarCruft's evolving tactics analysed by SentinelLabs
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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testing
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malware
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cybersecurity
Suspected North Korean threat group ScarCruft is reportedly targeting South Korean entities and experts on North Korean affairs, reveals a new study.
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Norton's new app, Norton Genie, fights cyber scams with Dan Levy
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Amid growing cyber scams, Norton introduces its leading scam detection app, Norton Genie, developed in collaboration with Emmy award-winning creator, Dan Levy, to help users identify and avoid online scams.
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UK landline digital switchover summons connectivity fears
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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digital literacy
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connectivity
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government
UK landline switchover to digital could jeopardise safety of 95% of those over 65, according to disability and elderly advocacy groups urging for delay until 2030.
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Integral Ad Science launches Quality Attention measurement tool
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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martech
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cx
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awareness
Integral Ad Science introduces the Quality Attention measurement tool, utilising AI, eye-tracking and media quality assessment, to optimise advertisement performance and attention capture.
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Schneider Electric becomes founding member of Australian Sustainability Tech Council
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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microsoft
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edutech
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it training
Schneider Electric joins the newly formed Sustainability Tech Council in Australia; aims to fast-track sustainability efforts.
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Bonzai launches innovative mobile ad format 'BrandStory' in Australasia
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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digital marketing
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cios
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nz
Bonzai, a leading creative ad tech platform in Australia and New Zealand, introduced a novel mobile ad format, BrandStory.
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Cybersecurity can be a source of competitive advantage for Australia
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Australian MP Clare O'Neil's $600m investment aims to make Australia the leading nation in cybersecurity, recognizing its potential as a competitive advantage.
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Qualys on cybersecurity predictions for 2024
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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compliance
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cybersecurity
As we cast our gaze forward to 2024, as the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve, it's clear that a new set of priorities and trends will emerge.
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Kiwi crypto investors more confident in finances, says Binance study
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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nz
Kiwi crypto investors display increased financial confidence, with half making their own investment decisions, reveals Binance study.
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AP+ & Five by Five Global campaign tackles data oversharing issue
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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digital age
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awareness
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privacy
AP+ and Five by Five Global have launched a campaign to counter data oversharing issue with novel ConnectID solution.
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Australian firms lacking operational intelligence for optimising mobile fleets
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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printing
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digital transformation
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it professionals
In-depth survey reveals 75% of Australian firms struggle to optimise their mobile fleets due to inadequate operational intelligence.
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Kiwi firms risk IP loss through unchecked AI use – report
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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compliance
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convergence
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productivity
Kiwi companies could lose their intellectual property through unchecked artificial intelligence use, warns Convergence.
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A cyber resilience guide to securing critical infrastructure
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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breach prevention
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compliance
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cybersecurity
As the threat landscape continues to evolve, adopting a proactive cybersecurity stance is not just important—it's an absolute necessity.
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Four steps organisations can take to improve cybersecurity awareness
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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data protection
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phishing
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email security
The message is clear: companies must adapt, empower, and educate. As the cyber landscape evolves, so must an organisation’s defences.
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Proofpoint raises security awareness with latest launch
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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it automation
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
Announced at Proofpoint Wisdom 2023, these enhancements are designed to simplify user training with automated capabilities.
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YouTube unveils AI-powered 'Spotlight Moments' adTech
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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martech
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creative technologies
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content creation
YouTube's new AI feature, Spotlight Moments, identifies relevant video content for enhanced brand advertising.
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Greater AI literacy & policies needed among Kiwi business leaders
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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ai
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productivity
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kordia
Survey highlights business leaders' lack of awareness of AI risks as younger generation embraces AI tools in the workplace.
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Gen Z dismissive of online security: Findings from the annual 'Oh Behave Report'
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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it training
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edutech
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cybersecurity
New report reveals alarming trends in Gen Z's attitudes towards online security, as well as increased cybersecurity concerns and adoption of measures.