Athina Mallis

Athina Mallis

Athina Mallis is the editor of the Which-50 Digital Intelligence Unit and a writer for Which-50.com

Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s cybersecurity services business from Broadcom.  The financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed. According to Accenture, this acquisition will make its security arm one of the leading providers of managed security services, further enhancing its ability to help companies rapidly anticipate, detect and

Email and data security company Mimecast has acquired Segasec, a provider of digital threat protection.  According to Mimecast, with the acquisition of Segasec, it can provide brand exploit protection using machine learning to identify potential hackers at the earliest stages of an attack.  The solution also is engineered to provide

More than one million NSW motorists have downloaded the digital driver licence (DDL) since the launch last November.  This accounts for 19 per cent of all licence holders in the state.  Those with the DDL can expect to have it accepted in more places in 2020, with a ‘copy solution’

Australia’s external spending on cybersecurity products and services grew by eight per cent to A$3.9 billion in 2018, compared to six per cent growth in 2017, according to a new AustCyber report.  Global spending for cybersecurity will continue to soar over the next eight years by 88 per cent with

“The ideal Australian start-up founder is a photogenic late twenties white male with good school connections and understanding parents/partner, with a 30-second tech app pitch,” says Trish Hyde, managing director at The Plastics Circle, a plastic recycling company.  She doesn’t mean it as a compliment. Female founders still face significant

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Deliveroo has created a dedicated sustainability and social impact team to drive and expand the company’s purpose-led initiatives for the coming year.  The team consists of eight people and will formalise its programs and partnerships, aligning its 2020 priorities with the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda, focusing on three key

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Buy now pay later platform Openpay dropped 17 per cent on its first day listed on the ASX.  According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the stock fell from the issue price of $1.60 to $1.35 half an hour after listing. It finished on Monday down 17.5 per cent at $1.32.

When doing integration, don’t necessarily talk about integration, instead sell the outcome says Andrew Burnet, Head of Development and Operations at Origin Energy. Origin is a previous winner of the international Boomi Blue Challenge Award and Burnet said, “Fundamentally as technologists it is our role to go through and contextualise

Something a little different for our final cover story of the decade. We asked Which-50’s lead writers to tell ‘the story behind the story’ that most resonated with them this year.  The four they chose are snapshots of the massive transformations which are underway in businesses and society—and they represent

Consumers are constantly bombarded with products and deals through emails, push notifications and social media. This can be overwhelming, which is problematic for brands. A recent Magento study, Something for Something, Brand Utility: Listening To Customer Feedback, Responding With Better Experiences argued that to counteract this saturation brands should listen to customers