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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

Global and local tech giants are offering their services for free via an online portal that has launched to assist Australian companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) unveiled the online resource centre yesterday to help businesses and workplaces move towards remote working arrangements as the

Cisco and RMIT have launched the Health Transformation Lab, a place for health leaders to bring their most complex and difficult challenges and consider how technology can support health initiatives. The lab will bring together ideas, leaders, innovators and infrastructure to make the future of healthcare, enabled by technology, a

If, like me, you worked in privacy about ten years ago, you’ve probably felt like that ghost rider on the freeway. Listening to the radio, knowing for sure you were doing things right, you hear an emergency broadcast announce that there’s one ghost rider around where you are driving. Seeing

Coronavirus is now causing vendors and conference organizers around the world to cancel events. Just this week the plug has been pulled on major industry events in Barcelona, Singapore, and Melbourne. More are expected. Which-50 also understands some IT companies are cancelling or restricting their executives’ travel plans over fears