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Opinion: Inclusivity the key to bridging the tech talent gap
Mon 11 Mar 2019
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Annabel Lee says the gender imbalance in data centre and IT circles will have a significant impact in the future with more jobs than graduates to fill them.
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Taking back control: Four steps to reporting unlicensed software usage
Tue 4 Sep 2018
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software
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unlicensed software
Despite the enormous benefits that software brings to the table for a business, many still choose to forgo paying for it.
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Five reasons why we need to rethink software piracy
Thu 19 Jul 2018
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software
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piracy
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More than one-third of software in use on personal computers around the world today is unlicensed.
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ANZ consumers using less unlicensed software - but those who do are at risk of a breach
Wed 6 Jun 2018
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licensing
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In Asia Pacific as a whole, 57% of its software usage is unlicensed. How do New Zealand and Australia fare?
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BSA settles $347,000 in damages against Australian firms that used unlicensed software
Mon 12 Mar 2018
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“Businesses need to remember that unlicensed software, or software downloaded from an unknown source, may contain malware."
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Is the government’s new data breach bill going to give your business a bad reputation?
Mon 15 May 2017
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cybersecurity
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quantum computing
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breach prevention
No one likes admitting when they’ve made a mistake. Especially if it’s a big one, like a leak that exposes customers’ private & personal information.
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1 in 5 Australians using pirated software: What ESET thinks
Wed 1 Jun 2016
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malware
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pirated software
Businesses of all sizes should be proactively prohibiting the use of illegal or unlicensed software.
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BSA Report: 61% of Asia Pacific region at risk by using unlicensed software
Thu 26 May 2016
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cybersecurity
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unlicensed software
BSA's 2016 Global Software report: the Asia-Pacific region has the highest rate of unlicensed software use, worth $19.1 billion in commercial value.
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Aussie company fined for using unlicensed software
Wed 18 May 2016
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software piracy
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unlicensed software
Software advocate BSA has imposed damages of $100,000 on a West Australian metal works company for using unlicensed software
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Australia's cloud computing game slipping
Wed 27 Apr 2016
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cloud
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"Australia’s ranking is a sign that the legal and regulatory environment for cloud computing in Australia is not keeping pace with cloud innovation."
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