Russian state-sponsored and criminal cyber threats

Cybercrime groups have threatened to conduct cyber operations. Evolving intelligence indicates that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks. Recent Russian state-sponsored cyber operations have included distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, and older operations have included deployment of destructive malware against Ukrainian government and critical infrastructure organizations. Additionally, some cybercrime groups…

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Cyber threats to managed service providers and their customers

Focusing on guidance that enables transparent discussions. Summary The United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK), the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) expect an increase…

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HR leaders are struggling to adapt current organizational culture

Only 24 per cent of workers report feeling connected to their organization’s culture. Seventy-six percent of HR leaders feel that hybrid work challenges employees’ connection to organizational culture, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. A February 2022 Gartner poll of more than 200 HR leaders reveals the most…

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Singapore women in tech signs MOU with five polytechnics

The new committee aims to reach over 700 members annually. The Singapore Women in Tech (SG WIT), driven by the Infocomm Media Development Authority, and the five Polytechnics (Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the launch of the…

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Worldwide digital transformation investments to reach $US1.8 trillion

Operational investments stand out among the 51 strategic priorities. Global spending on the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organizations is forecast to reach $US1.8 trillion in 2022, an increase of 17.6 per cent over 2021. According to a new update to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Digital…

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Innovation in AI computing platforms for medical devices

AI is being adopted in the healthcare industry to drive treatment innovation. New artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the medical devices industry are driving the volume of M&A deals in the sector in 2022. Based on the current AI medical device M&A deal trends, the leading data and analytics company…

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Australian code of practice on disinformation and misinformation

Microsoft releases an annual transparency report. At Microsoft, we are committed to instilling trust and security across our products and services, and across the broader web. Fighting disinformation is a key element to creating a trustworthy and safe online environment. Microsoft is a signatory to the voluntary Australian Code of Practice…

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Telecommunications services market saw higher than expected growth

2021 was characterized by the quick recovery of the global economy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services reached $US1.566 billion in 2021, an increase of 1.6 per cent year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker.…

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Trends driving the transformation of consumer behaviour and markets

Organizations must redefine their mission to be more relevant to the individual. As digital transformation takes root across the consumer ecosystem, businesses must expand and deepen their relationships with consumers to better understand their wants, needs, and aspirations. With its expanded Future Consumer research, International Data Corporation (IDC) is helping…

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