Australia-UK Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership

Australia is committed to working with partners such as the UK to challenge cyber criminals. Australia has today agreed a Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership with the United Kingdom that will help shape a positive technology environment and maintain an internet that is open, free, peaceful, and secure. I signed…

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Hyperscalers’ Carbon Emissions Will Drive Cloud Purchase Decisions by 2025

Sustainability Investments to Increase as ESG Reporting Receives Growing Levels of Enterprise Attention. By 2025, the carbon emissions of hyperscale cloud services will be a top three criterion in cloud purchase decisions, according to Gartner, Inc. As environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities and reporting received growing levels of enterprise…

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Deakin University signs A$5M contract to develop high-tech ADF training system

Deakin University to continue its development of a cutting-edge augmented and virtual naval fire fighting system for the Australian Defence Force. The Morrison Government has signed a $5.13 million contract with Deakin University to continue its development of a cutting-edge augmented and virtual naval firefighting system for the Australian Defence…

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MAS and ABS Announce Measures to Bolster the Security of Digital Banking

The growing threat of online phishing scams calls for immediate steps to strengthen controls. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) are introducing a set of additional measures to bolster the security of digital banking, in view of the recent spate of SMS-phishing…

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Cloud computing spending in Australia to reach US$14.1bn in 2025

Cloud-based platforms and services continue to be a key element of this ongoing transformation. The total addressable market size for cloud computing in Australia, in terms of enterprise spending opportunity, is poised to reach $US14.1bn in 2025, supported by large-scale digital transformation initiatives taken up by businesses to counter pandemic-related…

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Omicron-led spike in COVID test-related phishing poses threat to businesses

Barracuda researchers observed that COVID-related phishing attacks jumped 667 per cent. A massive Omicron-led spike in COVID test-related phishing attacks in the past few months poses a serious threat to businesses, according to Barracuda Networks, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. In an analysis conducted between…

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Standard Chartered appoints Roel Louwhoff

New role as Chief Technology, Operations and Transformation Officer. Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of Roel Louwhoff as Chief Technology, Operations and Transformation Officer to lead its transformation, operations, and technology agenda from 1 April 2022. This follows current Group Chief Operating Officer, David Whiteing’s decision to leave the…

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