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Recruitment expert’s top tips for hiring the right talent for your organisation
Desire for flexibility and varied work has given rise to the ‘portfolio career’: where professionals position themselves as freelancers.
Report: Education providers need to step up & help fix IT skills shortage
“Technology is changing continuously and rapidly which also implies the required IT skillsets are evolving continuously and rapidly."
Apple to pump up data center spending by $10 billion
Apple expects to invest over $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US over the next five years and create over 20,000 new jobs.
Pega, AU Govt. and Canberra uni form dream team for tertiary students
“This is an exciting partnership in which industry, government, and the University meet to ensure our ICT graduates are job-ready.”
Why IT managers don’t have to be found in the IT department
Leon Adato from SolarWinds talks about how an arts education can help foster a good IT employee.
Challenges in financing, talent retention shaping SMBs in 2018
An IDC report revealed that reducing costs, gaining operational efficiency, and improving productivity are the top business priorities for SMBs.
Exclusive interview: Oracle on winning the cybersecurity war
Rohit Gupta, Oracle VP of cybersecurity talks about how automation is playing a key role in cybersecurity strategies.
In depth: McAfee on thought leadership, women in security and the skills shortage
McAfee’s vice president & chief technical strategist Candace Worley speaks about the rich world of security & how it’s changing for women in tech.
Trend Micro pledges commitment to bridging cybersecurity skills gap
Trend Micro says it wants to foster critical skill development to fill the shortage of cybersecurity professionals around the world.
Fujitsu’s digital transformation pact shows skill gaps in the AU workplace
“It is also clear that organisations worldwide including Australia are feeling the need to ramp up their skillset across all areas of digital in order
Interview: AustCyber's leading role in the Australian security space
Robin Block spoke to AustCyber's Craig Davies on investing in the Australian cybersecurity industry.
Interview: The Aussie security firm fighting cyber deception from the inside out
Penten’s Matthew Wilson speaks about advances in cyber deception and the growing importance of protecting information from hacks.
Huawei NZ upskills Kiwi students in ICT to tackle skills shortage
10 students from three leading New Zealand universities have won places on a two-week ICT training course in China.
SMBs in regions showing steady growth – MYOB
44% of operators in Waikato and the Bay of Plenty saw their revenue improve in the last 12 months, with similar levels of growth seen in Southland.
Asian SMEs lagging behind in data breach disclosure policies
Asia Pacific’s SMEs also worry about the cost of implementing cybersecurity technologies, believing that other business areas need funding more.
Western Sydney University Online takes students inside the mind of a cybercriminal
Western Sydney University Online will offer Australia’s first undergraduate course that will look at the psychological & technical sides of cybercrime
Dimension Data, Deakin Uni & Vic Govt work with industry to boost Australia's cyber skills
Students can choose to take a 12-week internship at ANZ, Deakin, Dimension Data or the NAB after they have completed their studies.
Australia's cybersecurity is 'undermined' by skills shortage
Cybersecurity is being undermined by the ongoing skills shortage and Australia will need at least 11,000 new security employees to keep up.
BT appoints new Australasia Director for Government Cyber Security
Rajiv Shah will lead BT’s expansion into Australasia as leading as Director for Government Cyber Security.
Degree no longer mandatory with tech opportunities - NZTech
“As soon as you remove the preconception that everyone needs a degree you can tap into lots of new talent," says NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
CSA Singapore & ISACA team to help cybersecurity 'ride the digital wave'
“There is a strong demand for cyber security professionals; we need to grow our cyber security ecosystem in order to ride the digital wave."
Check Point, RMIT & MTA set challenge for cybersecurity students
“This Cyber Security Challenge will see Melbourne students share and develop ideas with Tel Aviv’ s next generation of cyber innovators."
Survey shows global skills shortage threatening development of IoT
The world has a significant Internet of Things (IoT) skills shortage with 76 percent of organisations reporting needing additional expert staff.
Could ‘Mr. Robot’ help solve the cybersecurity skills shortage crisis?
The infamous Mr. Robot garnered the equivalent of a cult following & we’ve seen blockbusters like 'Black Hat' give cyber security Hollywood treatment.