Ericsson says not sourcing products from China’s Panda Electronics

Ericsson would “always analyse the potential effects of new national legislation or administration orders. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson is not sourcing products from Panda Electronics Group, one of the companies named by the United States as potentially controlled by the Chinese military, the Swedish telecom gear maker said on Tuesday.…

Read More

US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong’s new security law

Companies are now in the cross hairs of a national security law that gives China authority to demand that they turn over user data. By Brenda Goh and Pei Li SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. tech giants face a reckoning over how Hong Kong’s security law will reshape their businesses,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Singapore’s GovTech chooses Tableau Software for data analytics

Furthering data analytics in public service departments. The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) has renewed its 2017 agreement with Tableau Software to train and deepen public officers’ capabilities in data analytics and visualisation. The Memorandum of Intent (MOI), signed the second week of July 2020, will help public officers…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Suncorp furthers IT investments with CIO appointment

Australian financial services company hires ex-CommBank senior IT decision maker . Australia-based Suncorp Group Limited has appointed Adam Bennett to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Bennett has held several technology and banking roles, primarily at Commonwealth Bank of Australia and makes him experienced in the field of financial…

Read More

CIOs must align to navigate businesses through COVID-19

CIOs together with other business leaders are responsible for developing a culture of lifelong learning. The current global pandemic has forced many organisations to change the way they operate and forced many to adapt quickly to change. It’s imperative that CIOs ensure they have effective communication skills, especially as everyone…

Read More