ICT workers in Singapore get further COVID-19 safety requirements

Ministry of Manpower, together with SNEF and NTUC, updates the workplace safe management measures and requirements. Employers and businesses will need to put in place the latest updates to the workplace safe management measures and requirements that employers and businesses will need to put in place. All employers and businesses,…

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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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Talent supply and demand are soaring as high-tech industries take off in China

China’s high-tech industry is booming amidst a demonstrated increased capacity for innovation in the IT field. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, global specialist recruitment firm Hays reported that China is more likely to recover quickly when compared to other countries and regions still suffering from the…

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US$2.3M in cryptocurrency paid to the ransomware extortionists Darkside seized

DarkSide had targeted Colonial Pipeline, resulting in critical infrastructure being taken out of operation. The Department of Justice today announced that it has seized 63.7 bitcoins currently valued at approximately US$2.3 million. These funds allegedly represent the proceeds of a May 8, ransom payment to individuals in a group known…

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Insights from one of the first Singapore Government CIOs

Currently a Professor he talks about what organisations need to stay relevant in the digital age. Alex Siow, one of the first CIOs for the Singapore Government and currently a professor in the School of Computing at National University Singapore, offered his pearls of wisdom on having worked in leadership…

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Allianz: COVID, cyber security, compliance and ESG top concerns for the finance sector

Facing a period of heightened risk. Financial institutions and their directors have to navigate a rapidly changing world, marked by new and emerging risks driven by cyber exposures based on the sector’s reliance on technology, a growing burden of compliance, and the turbulence of Covid-19, according to the newly released…

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Older data Centres become a strategic asset rather than a liability

Enterprise need to have a strategy regarding older data centers. The days of a traditional enterprise-owned data centre serving as the sole location to source IT services were waning. In a newly released blog by Bob Gill research vice president Infrastructure Strategies group at Gartner. According to Gill a growing reliance on externally provided…

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CIOs: Organisations not prepared for another major disruption

Actionable insights from CIOs for CIOs on how to accelerate digital business transformation CIOs are thriving again – or at least most are. More than 80 per cent either drive business transformation or partner for it. Given the power of technology to enable new ways of working and competing, it…

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Singapore updates workplace safety measure for IT teams

COVID-19 lockdown measures updated for those dealing with technology. Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM), together with Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) and National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), has updated the workplace safe management measures and requirements that employers and businesses will need to put in place. In May Singapore returned…

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Netwealth spins valuable data from the Cloud

Netwealth’s on premise infrastructure limited its ability to store and analyse more than five years of data. Netwealth has started undertaking a data and analytics modernisation, building a data lake using Microsoft Azure that will feature 20 years of historical data. It will also allow Netwealth personnel to access third…

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