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Australian security leaders are increasingly concerned about the state of security since the pandemic began in March. More than half (55 per cent) believe their organisation is likely to experience a data breach due to COVID-19. The figures are contained in new research from HackerOne and its fourth annual Hacker-Powered

The opposition says the government’s decision to spend billions more to upgrade NBN connections to access fibre “vindicates” Labor’s 2009 plan for a fibre network and shows the Coalition has been misleading Australians for seven years. NBN experts have welcomed the improved technology, but say the model could increase the

The Coalition government today announced a multibillion dollar upgrade to bring fibre internet connections “deeper” into neighbourhoods as well as fibre services for businesses. The upgrade will be financed through NBN Co. borrowing from private debt markets and give “up to 75 per cent” of fixed-line premises across Australia access

Australia has a historic opportunity to set forward-looking data governance standards to anticipate and respond to the largely unchecked acceleration of data capture, aggregation and analytics in Australian professional sport, according to leading experts. The lack of oversight in how data is being collected has implications for athletes’ rights and

Linius Technologies says it has received firm commitments from professional and sophisticated investors to raise $5 million, before costs (Placement). The company claims it is the only cloud-based solution that transforms static video into hyper-personalized video experiences which it does with its Video Virtualization Engine. The company says the Placement

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Digital transformations in Australia are moving at a snail’s pace relative to regional neighbours, according to research by French technology multinational Thales. The company surveyed more than 500 executives in the region for its latest Data Threat Report, finding a rush to leverage digital technologies is causing security and complexity

Mobile ticketing transaction volume, including tickets purchased via contactless, in-app, and mobile messaging, will recover to pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 2022. The figures are contained in a new study from Juniper Research. Transaction volume will increase from 6.8 billion in 2020 to 16.9 billion in 2022, as restrictions are eased,

Sydney-based tech company Canva is optimising its IT transformation journey, streamlining core operations and introducing a new Cloud-based system: Workday Human Capital Management (HCM). It is working with Accenture on the project. Canva is one of the true Australian success stories of the digital age. Founded in 2012 by Melanie

Microsoft overnight announced it has acquired ZeniMax Media and its game publisher, Bethesda Softworks — famous for the Doom and Fallout franchises — for $A10.4 billion ($US7.5 billion) in cash to bolster its own game development and subscription services. Microsoft, which produces the Xbox console, is developing a Cloud-based gaming

The market for robotic process automation (RPA) software is expected to grow at double-digit rates through to 2024, according to Gartner. Global RPA software revenue is projected to reach $US1.89 billion in 2021 — an increase of 19.5 per cent from 2020 — according to the latest forecast. In Australia,