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Survey shows Aussie CEOs fear cyber attacks more than most
A recent Accenture survey of CEOs shows we worry more about the potential US$5 trillion in lost revenue due to attacks than our global counterparts.
AU businesses less cybersecurity confident than global peers
A new report reveals companies around the world could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cybercrime.
Reshape to relevance - Accenture’s 2019 consumer survey
Trends for digital voice assistants, extended reality and the over-the-top video market are explored in the latest global consumer survey.
Accenture 'largest Oracle Cloud integrator in A/NZ'
Accenture has bought out Oracle Software-as-a-Service provider PrimeQ, which now makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud systems integrator in Australia and New Zealand.
Five trends paving the way to a cloud-first future
"According to recent research from Gartner, Australia is predicted to spend $5.6 billion on public cloud services in 2019."
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
Aus companies must build security expertise to develop cyber resilience
Are Australian organisations making the right investments in their operations when it comes to security?
Why you should be bold with your cloud strategy
"With a comparatively slower adoption of the cloud, Australian enterprises must approach cloud migration with the agility of a start-up to truly embrace innovation."
Exclusive: Is data monetisation the next big cash cow?
"We believe understanding digital signals are key to driving increased sales, this is where data monetisation plays a lead role."
Australian companies getting better at preventing focused cyberattacks
A study by Accenture found that only one in eight focused cyberattacks are getting through versus one in three last year.
IDC - APAC’s security services vendor Leaders and Players
IDC has released the results of its 2018 APAC vendor assessments for managed security services and threat lifecycle services.
Cost of cyber attacks up 62% in five years - report
Malware infections globally are the most expensive cyber attacks – costing $2.4 million per incident.
Busting the top five myths and mistruths about cloud security
Myths and mistruths continue to exist when it comes to security within the cloud.
SAP looks to bolster S/4HANA cloud adoption with expanded partnerships
SAP says the new partnership arrangements will lead to new ‘innovative solutions’ designed to deliver on the promise of the intelligent enterprise.
Accenture: Data is king in age of disruption
To survive and thrive, companies need to make the most of their data to see trends and act quickly, just as digital disruptors do.
Building customer trust is paramount as data breaches become more common
Digital trust is no longer solely about firewalls and encryption. It reflects an organisation’s character.
Accenture: The importance of trust in data
As businesses continue to use more and more data, how can they improve the accuracy and legitimacy of their data?
Media & entertainment industry data centres being pushed to the edge
Schnedier Electric's Russel Senesac says there are a number of factors behind the growing need for the industry to be powered by edge computing.
US healthcare workers willing to sell confidential data for as little as $500
The survey found that 18% of the 912 respondents would be willing to sell confidential data for between $500-$1000 - and they have the means to do so.
Comms industry needs to invest in AI to prevent disruption - Accenture
Accenture’s ‘Disruptability Index’ shows that the communications industry should invest in AI to take advantage of recognisable disruption patterns.
Robotic Process Automation: Six common mistakes and how to avoid them
As RPA remains largely misunderstood, Australian organisations are vulnerable to costly mistakes.
5 trends ripe for the channel to leverage - Accenture
Rapidly advancing technology is fueling intelligent enterprises but requires a fundamental shift, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2018.
RMIT launches blockchain strategy course to educate business leaders
The 8-week online course starts on March 19 and was developed by the University’s Blockchain Innovation Hub, Stone and Chalk, and Accenture.
Aussie firms slow to adopt 'breakthrough innovation' for cyber defence
Australian businesses need to be on the lookout for malicious insiders, phishing and social engineering or face price tags of as much as $137,000.