COVID-19 news stories - Page 2
COVID-19 causes biosensor market to triple in two years
Technology research company IDTechEx has found COVID-19, especially testing capabilities, drove the point-of-care biosensors industry to dramatically expand.
57% APAC respondents say CX a top investment priority
Fifty-seven percent of executives in APAC countries report they have a strategy to improve customer experience.
Organisations changing the way they fund technology
Having the right technology has become mission-critical for organisations of all sizes in the digital economy.
Insurable or not insurable? The new questions surrounding cyber risk insurance
The increasing question organisations face with cyber risk insurance is no longer ‘should we purchase’, but ‘can we get it?’
Pandemic accelerates adoption but widens digital divide
1 in 10 Australians are digitally excluded, and it's estimated 1 in 5 New Zealanders struggle to engage in the digital world, an industry panel hears.
90% of Australian companies fear competitive displacement
Kong's new report highlights a modern tech stack's vital role in enabling business innovation and world-class digital experiences.
COVID-19 and cybersecurity: Technology and risk in Aotearoa
As New Zealand adapts to living with COVID-19, they are also having to deal with an increasing number of life-altering technologies, all of which have a substantial risk of creating cybersecurity issues for the public.
Massive resurgence in cyberthreats following COVID-19 - report
There has been a massive resurgence in cyberthreats across multiple categories following pandemic-induced declines in 2020.
Three tech tips to thrive in a remote work future
Whether for better or for worse, remote work is here to stay. The battle continues as countries grapple with uneven vaccination rates and new coronavirus variants.
Customer expectations on brands in a post-pandemic world
Five key trends shaping the state of relationship marketing in the year ahead according to consumer preferences.
Demand for business financing grows as businesses restock
Australian small businesses, much like businesses everywhere else in the world, have been struggling since the beginning of the pandemic.
Payment disruptions in digital banking - Entrust report
With the transformation of banking and payments is accelerating, the industry has caught disruption from many angles due to web trends and the global pandemic.
Why cyber risk management should be top priority in 2022
Has your leadership team spent much of the past two years in firefighting mode, responding to the issues that COVID-19 has created? Join the club.
IWD 2022: Leading during uncertain times - the rising importance of empathy
We’re currently witnessing one of the greatest shifts in workplace culture in history with 'control and command' leadership fading out.
Global poll unearths alarming data protection levels
A survey of 800 data security decision-makers across 11 countries from enterprises with 5,000 or more employees has disclosed a series of alarming results.
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fintech fraud is growing rapidly. As society becomes increasingly reliant on technology, the unfortunate truth of the matter is it also becomes more vulnerable to cybercrime.
Adapting & diversifying to take advantage of the recovery
There has been a growing priority in the manufacturing and distribution industries to pursue both new markets and invest in innovations to take advantage of the recovery that is currently underway.
Why employees never want to give up remote work
While there is some desire to return to the office, most employees want to continue working from in some capacity, according to a recent report.
Customers leaving in droves, companies struggle to rebound
Australian customers are leaving at extraordinary rates and most companies are ill-prepared to counter this trend in the rebound from the pandemic.
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Hospitality sector uses cloud-based analytics as it roars back to life
"Hospitality was one of the hardest-hit sectors when COVID-19 struck, and while some were able to operate a takeaway service, many closed their doors."
Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Financial pressures drive construction tech growth as the industry seeks solutions
Payapps has found increased adoption of digital technology is unlocking industry payment blocks, despite COVID-19 continuing to disrupt the supply chain.
2022: A year of deep suspicion and stronger access controls
Just when we all thought COVID-19 couldn’t possibly make the cyber risk environment any worse, 2021 brought us a supply chain shock induced by the global pandemic.
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.