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GitHub today announced Mike Hanley as its new chief security officer. Hanley joins from Cisco and represents the first time the software development platform company has had a security chief. Hanley was Cisco’s chief information security officer for less than a year after joining the IT and networking giant through

In this week’s Minicast, Cisco’s local director of marketing, Ray Kloss, explains how the rapid shifts in working practices and adoption of technology actually made some business better Which-50’s Minicast publishes each Tuesday. Follow Which-50 on LinkedIn to be the first to view it. 

Cisco today announced Ben Dawson will be the company’s new Vice President for Australia and New Zealand, replacing Ken Boal who was promoted to Cisco’s regional software and services lead last week. Dawson returns to Australia after five years in th US, where he led Webscale Sales, managing Cisco’s global

Australia is the 12th most “digitally ready” country in the world, led by the ACT and NSW, according to analysis by Cisco, which says the government’s goal of becoming a leading digital economy by 2030 is not a pipe dream. Singapore is now the clear world leader after a rapid

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The impacts of COVID-19 have accelerated the digitisation of 69 per cent of APAC organisations, according to a survey of IT decision makers, with the results suggesting  Australia is now the fourth most digitally mature country in the region. At the beginning of the year a Cisco commissioned IDC to

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Chief Information Security Officers say security is a high priority along with other indicators such as clarification of roles, establishing clear metrics, and cyber risk assessments. The results are contained in a report from Cisco which has just published the local Australian findings of its sixth annual CISO Benchmark Report.

Optus this week announced three new executive hires from the tech and finance sector, along with a new partnership with Cisco to launch its cloud-based contact centre service in Australia with an eye to the increase in remote work. Libby Roy joins Optus as managing director SMB from Paypal, where

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Friday, March 6th was the last day of “normal” enterprise app usage before global workforces piled into video conferences, VPNs and collaboration tools.   That’s according to figures from Okta, which draws on millions of authentications from its customers around the world and more than 6,500 app integrations to identify the

Cisco, an organisation which relies on more than 140,000 employees and partners, was forced to move its entire workforce to remote in a little over a week because of coronavirus. In more normal times that migration would be expected to take years, according to the company. During a virtual roundtable

In the first 11 days of March, 5.5 billion WebEx meeting minutes were consumed in 221 countries and territories. The unprecedented rise in usage allowed organisations to maintain connectivity and productivity before coronavirus was officially labelled a pandemic.  While Zoom (and its share price) has been getting attention throughout the