Touchless technology and processes keeping Perth Airport passengers safe

Perth Airport is continuing to roll out new Covid-safe initiatives and practices. Perth Airport Chief Commercial Officer Kate Holsgrove said that Perth Airport has reimagined the traveller journey from carpark to forecourt, to terminal, to security, to flight gate and implemented additional Covid safe measures to reduce touchpoints and promote…

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Digitally assisting Australian companies with COVID-19 vaccination efforts

Helps companies to track and report on which of their staff are vaccinated. Op Central has been developed by Vax Central to support businesses across Australia to manage the process of gathering, protecting, and reporting the data associated with staff vaccinations. Op Central Chairman James Cotton said: “Vax Central has…

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Recent cyber security challenges, dilemmas and solutions

David Koh chief executive at Cyber Security Agency Of Singapore gives a speech on the topic. COVID-19 which has affected us all significantly. However my proposition is that COVID-19 has not changed the fundamental challenges and dilemmas faced by the cyber community. It has not created a new situation. It…

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The pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity

Increased attacks helped to build their cybersecurity expertise. The vast majority of IT teams that faced a rise in cyberattacks (82per cent) and a heavier security workload (84per cent) over the course of 2020 strengthened their security skills and knowledge. Despite the challenges created by the pandemic, 52per cent of…

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ICT workers in Singapore get further COVID-19 safety requirements

Ministry of Manpower, together with SNEF and NTUC, updates the workplace safe management measures and requirements. Employers and businesses will need to put in place the latest updates to the workplace safe management measures and requirements that employers and businesses will need to put in place. All employers and businesses,…

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Robust demand for digital transformation helped revenue growth during pandemic

Strong business growth in pandemic-hit year. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 of the top 25 technology companies by revenue reported a year-on-year (YoY) rise in revenue, with 28 per cent seeing double-digit growth. About 50 per cent of the top 25 technology companies by revenue recorded double-digit growth in their…

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What do Australian CEOs want from the company’s tech strategy?

  Cyber threats tops CEO concerns, followed by prioritising digital transformation over the next three years. As technology pervades every part of an organisations CEOs are more aware of the growing needs of the technology issues that govern their business, with a growing number of Australian CEOs fearing cyber threats…

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Global IoT market will surpass the US$1T mark by 2024

A COVID-19 driven new digital transformation wave will fuel higher growth across all IoT markets. The global internet of things (IoT) market by revenue will be worth US$1.1 trillion by 2024, with much of the growth coming from wearables, reported analyst firm GlobalData. In its latest report, ‘Thematic Research: Internet…

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Pandemic raises cyber security issues in Hong Kong

Secretary for Innovation and Technology Xue Yongheng talks about the rise of cyber security incidents in the country during the pandemic. In the past year or so, the COVID-19 disease has ravaged the world and changes the business model of enterprises and the living habits of citizens; remote business, working…

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Allianz: COVID, cyber security, compliance and ESG top concerns for the finance sector

Facing a period of heightened risk. Financial institutions and their directors have to navigate a rapidly changing world, marked by new and emerging risks driven by cyber exposures based on the sector’s reliance on technology, a growing burden of compliance, and the turbulence of Covid-19, according to the newly released…

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