Malicious cyber actors are actively targeting Australians

Key cyber threats affecting Australia and provides vital advice on to protect businesses online. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released its  Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020–21, highlighting the key cyber threats affecting Australian systems and networks, and uses strategic assessments, statistics, trends analysis, and case studies to describe…

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Lifeline digs deep into data to help shine a light on the darkest moments

Providing leading mental health researchers with secure access to anonymised. Lifeline supports people in their toughest moments. With its crisis support line taking a call every 30 seconds, it strives to ensure that no-one faces their most difficult times alone. The Australian non-profit service provides round-the-clock access to trained volunteers…

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In-demand shared services skills for finance

Several locations have a strong supply of the most sought-after shared services skills. Accounting experience is the most commonly sought-after competency for finance shared services, according to Gartner, Inc. A Gartner TalentNeuron™ analysis of job postings in the finance and accounting function between July 2020 and July 2021 revealed the…

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PRC’s data security law comes into affect in Hong Kong

Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Alfred Sit discusses the the Data Security Law of the PRC. The Hong Kong Government has formulated a set of comprehensive government information security incident response mechanism and related measures. Established by the Security Bureau, the Security Regulations include dedicated chapters governing information security for…

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Emerging technologies spurring innovation through trust, growth and change

NFT, Quantum ML, generative AI, homomorphic encryption and composable applications and networks. Engineering trust, accelerating growth, and sculpting change are the three overarching trends on the Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2021 that will drive organizations to explore emerging technologies such as nonfungible tokens (NFT), sovereign cloud, data fabric, generative…

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Fintech and digitalisation as growth drivers of China’s securities industry

KPMG report highlights institutions embrace digital transformation in the face of increased competition. Capital market reforms are presenting opportunities for Mainland China’s securities industry, with companies that embrace fintech and digitalisation best positioned for long-term growth, according to KPMG analysis. The 15th annual Mainland China Securities Survey analyses the industry…

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Sun Life transforms its digital services 

Strengthens its digital leadership team in Asia. Sun Life became the first company in Canada to launch an immersive cloud skills training program, which is now available to Sun Life employees. Dubbed “Catalysts for Cloud” and using the AWS Skills Guild, a comprehensive skills enablement program to build cloud fluency,…

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Malaysia growth in digital technology generates huge demand for talent

Opportunity to be a regional digital hub leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hays, a in specialist recruitment, reported that businesses in Malaysia expect business activity to increase by 54 per cent this year in their 2021 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Forming…

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