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DDoS
Q1 DDoS and application attack activity reveals surprise result
The cybersecurity threat landscape in the first quarter of 2022 represented a mixed bag of old enemies and new foes. New actors dominated the DDoS threat landscape while application security faced tried-and-true attack vectors.
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Application Security
Data Theorem launches "industry first" attack surface management solution
"No solution uses full-stack application runtime analysis and dynamic inventory discovery to support the challenges around vendor management."
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Accounting
Xero enters multi-year global partnership with PKF
“Xero and PKF are incredibly aligned organisations. Partnering at a global and local level will enable us to maximise our meaningful impact."
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Neo4j
Uncovering hidden eCommerce, marketing gems through knowledge graphs
Marketers have access to more data than ever before - and it’s growing exponentially. The pandemic-driven acceleration in digitisation has created vast repositories of data around consumers, products and purchases.
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Cloud
DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly large and complex
Distributed Denial-of-service attacks decreased slightly in 2021 but are becoming larger and more complex in nature, according to new analysis from F5.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
MongoDB announces significant expansion of AWS partnership
MongoDB has revealed a major expansion of a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to simplify cloud adoption for customers.
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Cybercrime
Why cyber risk management should be top priority in 2022
Has your leadership team spent much of the past two years in firefighting mode, responding to the issues that COVID-19 has created? Join the club.
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Gaming
App and mobile usage continues to soar according to new App Annie report
App and mobile usage has significantly increased around the world, according to the new App Annie State of Mobile 2022 report.
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Board Australia
Ten features of an effective business decision-making platform
As the role of the chief financial officer (CFO) evolves, many are finding they need to extend their role beyond the finance department to improve business performance.
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Cybersecurity
Software development companies hit hard by cyber crime
Research carried out by cyber crime experts FoxTech has revealed that among the worst industries at risk of cybersecurity breaches are computer software development companies.
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Data analytics
Three things an online marketplace can teach you about your business
Your marketplace platform can generate a wealth of intelligence to help you operate your business better, writes Marketplacer’s Andy Kelk.
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Cloud
Databricks acquires low-code, no-code company to expand Lakehouse platform for citizen data scientists
Databricks has announced the acquisition of German start-up 8080 Labs to broadens the accessibility of its Lakehouse platform.
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Risk management
AttackIQ launches security validation service for better visibility and control
"We launched AttackIQ Vanguard to democratise advanced cybersecurity control validation and close the gap left by ad hoc testing approaches, so customers have greater visibility into the effectiveness of their security.”
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Revenue management
Why big data presents big opportunities for hoteliers today
Analytics assist hoteliers to harness their data to optimise the revenue performance of their entire property.
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Autonomous Vehicle
NI and Seagate work to improve autonomous car technology
NI and Seagate Technology Holdings have entered into a new collaboration with a shared focus on enhancing data storage and transfer services, with a particular focus on advanced driver-assistance systems.
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Automation
Blue Prism and Alteryx join forces to simplify workflow automation
The integration between Blue Prism and Alteryx empowers users to aggregate and access data centrally, then use it to create automation processes with no-code tools.
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Data analysis
SWARH and Barwon Health first to deploy 'healthy data strategy' in Aus
SWARH and Barwon Health in South West Victoria are implementing their digital innovation strategy with InterSystems IRIS for Health, the data platform designed to extract value from healthcare data.
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Intelligent automation
How businesses can take advantage of intelligent process automation
Of all the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most far-reaching has been a reworking of core business processes.
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Data analytics
Difficulties with data democratisation? Here’s what’s holding you up
While having business data freely available to authorised users across the organisation has significant benefits, making it happen can be challenging.
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Microsoft
AtScale launches native support for Data Analysis Expressions on Microsoft Power BI
"The success of Microsoft Power BI in the enterprise accelerates demand for readily accessible curated business data."
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Data analytics
Reaping the rewards of data analytics: What are the adoption challenges holding us back?
“Instead of requiring people to change their habits and leave their workflows to get insights, infusing the data and actionable intelligence directly where users need it most is the key driving better business outcomes.”
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Data analytics
Analytics — the key to driving success in 2021
Companies across Australia and New Zealand are realising the importance of growing their analytics capabilities, which has only become even more critical in the COVID-19 era.
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Data analytics
Sisense unveils new analytics platform
Sisense Fusion allows users to build customised analytic experiences inside their customer and employee-facing applications for delivering analytics.
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Data analytics
Do you trust your data to make decisions in your business?
Even though business leaders understand the value and impact data can have, 77% of IT decision-makers (ITDM) do not trust their data, according to research by SnapLogic.