Tech Mahindra and ITI partner for 4G and 5G opportunities in India

Partnership will help push for projects as India bans Chinese telco products. India’s ITI and IT service provider, Tech Mahindra plan to jointly create “Make in India” stack as part of this MoU for the upcoming 4G and 5G opportunities in India. ITI Limited has experience in manufacturing 4G to…

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In Hong Kong national security law, echoes of China’s own cyber crackdown

Will Hong Kong have a firewall, similar to that of China? By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s new National Security Law will shake up digital surveillance in the city, with strict new company compliance measures that echo the mainland’s years-long crackdown on anti-government content. Foreign tech companies have…

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Singapore’s GovTech chooses Tableau Software for data analytics

Furthering data analytics in public service departments. The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) has renewed its 2017 agreement with Tableau Software to train and deepen public officers’ capabilities in data analytics and visualisation. The Memorandum of Intent (MOI), signed the second week of July 2020, will help public officers…

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Hearing Australia uses Cloud to transform traditional way of working and service delivery

Rapid transformation to work from home required Cloud computing. Hearing Australia’s embrace of cloud computing and Office 365 meant that for the organisation’s personnel required to work remotely, the transition to home-based working went better than they expected. Now the overwhelming majority want to be able to work from home…

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Singapore Government pushes AI data analytics in fight against COVID-19

Government to invest S$710M in infocomm technology Singapore is stepping up its use of data analytics its use of artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors to make lives “easier, safer and smarter”, states GovTech Singapore. The impact is being felt in everything from the fight to contain the Covid-19 outbreak to…

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CenturyLink Roundtable: Transform today to control tomorrow

Sponsored Content: Senior IT decision makers from NAB, Lendlease, Orica, David Jones and others discuss digital transformation. In mid-June CenturyLink and Focus Network hosted a roundtable for leading organisations like NAB, Orica, QANTAS, Tabcorp Lendlease, BHP and others, representing a combined revenue of over AU$125 billion, and employing approximately 285,000…

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EPA Victoria looks for its first CISO

EPA Victoria becomes cybersecurity conscious. The Environment Protection Authority in the Australian state of Victoria is looking for its first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as it looks to mature its culture of Information Security. For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria has been operating as the State’s environmental regulator, it…

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West Australia Police’s inaugural CISO departs for A3C CEO position

Former CISO to head up AU$10M cybersecurity centre. The Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre (A3C) has appointed Hai Tran to lead its operation from July 2020. Previously Tran joined Western Australia Police as its first chief information officer in September 2015. He was hired for his experience in the infosec industry,…

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Hong Kong Govt. spends HK$1B to support IT adoption in businesses

Funding will support enterprises looking at remote working to continue their business and services during the epidemic. The Technology and Innovation committee of Hong Kong the Government, under the Anti-epidemic Fund has allocated an additional provision of $1 billion to the Distance Business Programme, to help support enterprises adopt IT…

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Data-driven technology used to bring Singapore out of lockdown

COVID-19 safeguard’s in place as the country gets back to “normality”. The Singapore Government has released a roadmap detailing a three-phased approach to restarting the country’s social and economic activities, all backed by data-driven technology. As Singapore restarts its economy, data-driven tech solutions will play a crucial role in helping…

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