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Google Cloud and Shopify expand partnership
Shopify's merchants will now have access to Google Cloud’s data processing and storage technology ‘across a broader set of regions’.
Webinar: Why Everbridge's Critical Event Management platform stands out
A Forrester study found that Everbridge’s CEM platform enabled reductions in property damage, decreases in IT downtime and bolstered employee productivity.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - emt Distribution on why the 'essential eight' is crucial for cybersecurity success
emt Distribution is a channel company with over 25 years of experience in IT product distribution, with a focus on cyber threat mitigation solutions.
Accenture adds Industrie&Co to growing list of acquisitions
Accenture hopes to leverage Industrie&Co’s ability to design cloud native solutions to guide their clients as they transform into digital businesses.
Tech M&As to soar to new highs in 2021
A new report from Gartner shows that activity in Q4 2020 was “higher than in the last two years”.
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Defence engineering and threat intel — no stone left unturned
Understanding the limitations of defences requires examining how blocking and detection systems leverage cyber threat intelligence.
LinkIQ: Making Ethernet cable testing easier than ever
LinkIQ allows operational technology teams to easily solve network connectivity problems with a streamlined cabling troubleshooting tool.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams — Vectra AI director on the fragility of critical nation infrastructure
Vectra AI director of security engineering Chris Fisher explains why ransomware attacks on critical national infrastructure are becoming increasingly common.
Smartphone shipments to reach 1.38 billion units this year despite economic woes — IDC
This represents a 7.7% increase from 2020, and IDC says the trend will continue: in 2022, shipments will total 1.43 billion — a year-over-year increase of 3.8%.
Work from anywhere – provisioning the new hybrid business model
All employees must be properly equipped to work in this next normal, with all content presented to them exactly as it was before the pandemic.
How to build resilience through the cloud in a post-pandemic world
Modern cloud architectures are moving from monolithic, tiered models to distributed microservices-based architectures, writes Gigamon CTO Shehzad Merchant.
Tips for better shipping in the borderless e-commerce landscape
Here are the steps that e-tailers can take to optimise shipping processes to make it more efficient and cost-effective for all parties.
Secure access service edge / SASE
How SASE is helping organisations forge new digital work experiences
More organisations are reimagining the way that staff connect from remote locations, writes ThousandEyes principal solutions architect Mike Hicks.
Hybrid cloud the most preferred cloud deployment — survey
35% of respondents in a survey of 150 global IT professionals preferred hybrid, followed by private cloud at 24%, public cloud at 16%, and multi-cloud at 9%.
Digital Transformation / DX
Six reasons why the pandemic has accelerated the shift to cloud
Faced with the prospect of having a remote workforce in place indefinitely, businesses are realising that cloud-based resources are the only practical option.
Healthcare, manufacturing and finance sectors accounted for 62% of all cyber-attacks in 2020
The healthcare industry was the hardest hit, with 97% of all hostile activity targeted at the industry being web application or application-specific attacks.
Forrester names Google Cloud a Leader in Unstructured Data Security Platforms
Forrester also rated Google Cloud the highest in the current offering category among the providers evaluated.
How to shore up cyber-defences of financial institutions for the future
Accenture’s latest research defined four key risks: Supply chain attacks, cyber-fraud, insider threats and extortion and ransomware.
CFOs should invest in AI soon or risk obsolescence — Gartner
"The most impressive rewards of AI will fall to CFOs who think bigger about how the technology can fundamentally change the way their company does business.”
Google Cloud launches Vertex AI, an all-new ML platform
With Vertex AI, users can implement machine learning operations (MLOps) to build ML projects throughout the entire development lifecycle.
Three ways to prioritise cybersecurity for maximum protection
CISOs should implement this three-pronged approach to prioritising cybersecurity concerns, writes Fortinet regional director for ANZ Jon McGettigan.
CrowdStrike announces new workflow automation tool
The platform will assist enterprises in meeting the 1-10-60 challenge: one minute to identify a breach, 10 minutes to investigate, and 60 minutes to remediate.
Vodafone switches on 5G for Palmerston North
It’s part of the telco’s network investment programme, through which ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ are pumped into the country’s digital infrastructure.
The case for prioritising IT privacy in businesses
It was Privacy Awareness Week recently. But one week in May every year isn’t cutting it: privacy needs to be a year-round focus.