Cyber Resilience Executive Society – 2020 Wrap Up

While cyberattacks were common and frequent before, they intensified tremendeously when the world had been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic – increasing the urgency and complexity of CISOs’ roles in protecting their businesses online. As companies learn how to thrive in this ‘new normal’, careful attention to cybersecurity… Read More

Australians lose record A$851 million to scams

Scammers capitalise on pandemic. Australians lost over A$851 million to scams in 2020, a record amount, as scammers took advantage of the pandemic to con unsuspecting people, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) latest Targeting Scams report. The report compiles data from Scamwatch, ReportCyber, other government agencies…

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NSW Police steals a march on criminal activity

Using cloud and cognitive capabilities. Australia’s NSW Police Force pulls in about a terabyte’s worth of computer vision each and every day to support investigations – including from CCTV, from body worn cameras, laptops, mobile devices to dashcams. Add into that mix recordings from interviews, information from triple zero calls,…

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Japan-Australia sign partnership on decarbonisation through technology

Achieving net zero emissions by 2050. During the G7 summit Japan and Australia signed a joint declaration to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, and their determination to further collaboration on efforts to achieve decarbonisation and a net zero emissions future. Both countries will consider a technology-led response is…

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