Innovating in a time of constraints, Steve Wozniak

Apple co-founder talks through important issues for organisations during difficulties. As the pandemic chaos tails off and CIOs start to come out of ensuring business continuity during lock down and move onto driving the business through economic hardship, they face some interesting times. They will be having to deal with…

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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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Organisations turn to cyber threat intelligence to keep ahead of attackers

Report shows organisations across A/NZ and APAC looking to CTI programmes to build a proactive defence posture. New research from the 2020 SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence survey showed cyber threat intelligence was strong showing signs of maturing and cementing its place in the cybersecurity arsenal to protect businesses from relentless…

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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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Financial institutions drive digital transformation for customers

How do CIOs help their organisation ensure compliance, security, and innovation? For the past few years have been moving towards digital banking, in Australia the major four banks have been scaling towards app and mobile products for customers. These banks have been moving towards a digital model as customers look…

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CIOs in India and Australia are in early post-COVID planning stages

Adobe research shows CIOs are optimistic about finding success in a post-pandemic economy. Adobe’s latest survey of CIOs in India and Australia showed 67 per cent of respondents had been severely impacted by COVID-19. They faced challenges in helping their teams communicate effectively and have the right technology. According 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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Commonwealth Bank of Australia opens for data sharing

One of Australia’s big four banks believes data-driven innovation has the potential to deliver better services.. The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has launched the first phase of the nation’s Open Banking regime for consumer data sharing. CBA has invested in the critical infrastructure required to better support Australia as a leading…

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Ponemon Institute finds organisations security playbook ad-hoc

Ponemon Institute shows businesses’ effectiveness in preparing for and responding to cyberattacks have improved. While organisations surveyed by the Ponemon Institute have slowly improved in their ability to plan for, detect and respond to cyberattacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13…

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