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FinTech Australia asks for policy rethink amid start-up funding woes
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FinTech Australia calls for government policy revisions, citing capital raising challenges for startups and the need for stronger support from Austrade to boost the country's fintech reputation internationally.
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AI-Washing: A new wave of ethical and legal considerations for corporate Australia
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AI-washing prompts ethical debates and legal challenges in corporate Australia, as companies risk fines for making false claims about their AI technology use.
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Data centre accelerator market to reach USD $89.8bn by 2031
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cloud services
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colocation
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computing
The accelerating need for high-performance computing, driven by emerging technologies, is set to fuel a growth surge in the data centre accelerator market, with predictions for it to reach USD $89.8bn by 2031, up from USD $14.4bn in 2022.
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Data centre chip market to surge, aims for $23.8bn by 2032
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The data centre chip market is set for an 8.1% CAGR between 2022 and 2032, driven by increasing data generation and the need for efficient processing.
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Ripple hosts Australia policy summit on blockchain regulation
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blockchain
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Ripple's inaugural Australia policy summit equipped nearly 200 global/local policymakers and industry leaders with insights into regulatory amendments for blockchain.
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Why 2024 is set to be a pivotal year in cybersecurity
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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ransomware
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partner programmes
With 2024 fast approaching, it’s becoming increasingly evident that next year will be a pivotal one in cybersecurity.
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RingCentral predicts key corporate trends for Australia in 2024
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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RingCentral's top execs forecast AI, cybersecurity, corporate governance, privacy, and hybrid working to shape Australia's business scene in 2024.
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Fortinet enhances universal SASE offering for integrated global coverage
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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network infrastructure
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Fortinet has upgraded its Universal Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offerings in order to boost global cloud security.
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Fortifai debuts to safeguard and audit AI technologies
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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blockchain
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partner programmes
Australian-based tech firm, Fortifai, enters market with focus on validating safety, alignment, and precision of AI outputs.
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Fortinet reports first quarter 2023 financial results
Wed, 17th May 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
The company's product revenue was US$500.7 million, up 35% y-o-y, and service revenue was US$761.6 million, up 30% y-o-y.
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Fortinet announces latest breakthrough in ASIC tech
Wed, 8th Feb 2023
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firewall
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network security
Fortinet unveils FortiSP5, a breakthrough in ASIC technology, offering enhanced security and cost savings for distributed networks.
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Businesses not adopting reasonable care standard for security
Mon, 25th Nov 2019
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Cybersecurity now a top board issue, yet directors struggle to bridge the CISO gap.
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Investment scams a 'heartbreaking' reality as Australians lose millions
Tue, 24th Jul 2018
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email security
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cybersecurity
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investment
So far in 2018 Australians have lost more than $26 million to investment scams. Already monthly losses have increased 117% since last year.
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Reseller pleads guilty to stealing from vulnerable rural Australians
Fri, 2nd Feb 2018
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physical security
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accc
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cios
Jackson Temi Anni has been sentenced to 18-months imprisonment for lying about products and taking money directly from consumers' bank accounts.
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New year rings in scams in the guise of Suncorp, MYOB, and ASIC emails
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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accounting systems
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malware
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email security
Alert: Email scam mimics Suncorp brand, MailGuard urges caution to thwart malware threat.
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Large-scale ASIC scammer targets Australian businesses
Wed, 26th Apr 2017
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phishing
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email security
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cios
Scammers are posing as the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Registry to get money and personal information.
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UltraServe continues global expansion with new appointment
Mon, 12th Dec 2016
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UltraServe is ramping up its plans for international growth with a new VP of operations to manage senior project engineers and general ops.
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Dick Smith creditors vote for liquidation of failed company
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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apple
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Dick Smith Holdings creditors have voted to place the failed business into liquidation in a last ditch effort to recoup some of their lost money.
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Dick Smith fallout continues
Tue, 12th Jul 2016
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Dick Smith management and directors are facing questions over the failure of the business, while Anchorage executives are also in for a grilling.
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Dick Smith: Fall of a giant
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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Everyone knows Dick Smith Electronics. So where did it go so wrong? We look back at the company from its early successes to eventual decline.