Secure systems and sizeable savings

In 2018, Fix & Fasten was scaling at speed Distributing specialist fasteners and associated products to an ever-growing list of customers in such industries as manufacturing, engineering and construction, the Victorian-based company’s future looked bright. Fix & fasten was so focused on enabling this growth that it overlooked other concerns…

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Security spending to exceed $USUS31 billion in 2022

Industries are enhancing security feature investments Spending on security solutions and services in Asia/Pacific* is forecasted to exceed $US31 billion in 2022, an increase of 15.5 per cent from 2021, according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Security Spending Guide. Despite headwinds such as looming global recession, geopolitical conflicts, and rising inflation, investments…

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Are you ready for Australian domain name changes?

These shorter simpler domain names will end in simply ‘.au’ Anyone with an Australian presence (including businesses, organisations, and individuals) can now register a new category of domain name, known as .au direct. These shorter simpler domain names will end in simply ‘.au’ (e.g., mybusiness.au) and will complement existing namespaces such as ‘com.au’,…

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Advancing ESG to establish a sustainable digital economy

Following the news that healthcare IT supplier Advanced has suffered a ransomware attack There is increasing regulatory and stakeholder demand for businesses to disclose non-financial metrics of the environmental and social impact of their operations. Organisations are now urged to better manage these risks, progressing in a way that delivers…

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WA Transport modernises rail communications

Nokia selected by The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia to modernize rail communications Nokia today announced it has been selected by The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) to design, build and maintain a next generation railway communications system over the next decade in Perth. METRONET infrastructure and public transport program is the long-term blueprint for…

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China continues to lead global e-commerce market

The COVID-19 pandemic has further accelerated the e-commerce activities in China China’s e-commerce market, the world’s largest, is expected to register a strong growth of 10.4 per cent in 2022, as consumers are increasingly shifting from offline to online. The market is expected to grow by 10.4 per cent in 2022 to…

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Google LLC to pay $US60 million for misleading representations

Google took remedial steps and had addressed all the contravening conduct The Federal Court has ordered Google LLC to pay $60 million in penalties for making misleading representations to consumers about the collection and use of their personal location data on Android phones between January 2017 and December 2018, following…

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Manufacturing industrial IoT spending to reach $US89 billion

China is placing a large bet on the Industrial Internet of Things Discrete manufacturers all over the world are actively investigating how to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to link their supply chains, equipment, and products better. In a recent IDC report titled, Upcoming Trends in Internet of Things Retrofitting…

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