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Most Kiwi corporations suffered cyber-attacks in 2023, reveals Kordia
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New research by Kordia reveals over two-thirds of large New Zealand companies report damage from cyber-attacks, with nearly half requiring over a month for resolution.
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Netpoleon ANZ & Devo partner for elevated cybersecurity in ANZ
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Netpoleon ANZ teams up with Devo Technology to bring the Devo Security Data Platform to Australia and New Zealand, offering a new dimension in SOC scalability and ingenuity.
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Westcon-Comstor expands cybersecurity partnership with Broadcom in APAC
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Westcon-Comstor extends its exclusive Broadcom cybersecurity partnership to Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, advancing growth and recurring revenues for APAC channel partners.
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New Zealand's energy sector leaps ahead with successful solar pilot
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New Zealand's sustainable energy solutions advance as Ara Ake and SolarZero successfully pilot a Virtual Power Plant, utilising solar energy from 10,000 homes to manage winter energy demand spikes.
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Australia’s first Indigenous sovereign cloud launched
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Australia sees the launch of its first Indigenous Sovereign Cloud, a product of collaboration between DQA, Indigenous IT leader Dickerson Digital, and Microsoft.
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iboss partners with Orca Tech to boost cybersecurity in ANZ
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Cybersecurity firm iboss partners with Orca Tech to expand its Secure Access Service Edge platform across Australia and New Zealand.
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MYOB extends partnership with Stripe to tackle cash flow issues
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MYOB expands partnership with global financial platform Stripe to streamline invoice payment and ease cash flow difficulties for Australian and New Zealand businesses.
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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
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Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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Kiwis call for tougher fines & greater accountability in cyber breaches
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New research reveals majority of Kiwis think companies should do more to prevent cyber-attacks, with many considering swapping brands after a data breach.
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New Zealand's academyEX wins global award for innovative Edtech platform
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New Zealand's edtech sector celebrates as academyEx and the Ministry of Social Development triumph in the World Summit Awards, receiving acclaim for their innovative job skills platform, Digital Passport.
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Rural Connectivity Symposium 2024 registration opens, TUANZ leads
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The Tech Users Association launches registration for the Rural Connectivity Symposium 2024, aimed at addressing tech challenges in rural communities post-national election.
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Synspective set to launch StriX-3 satellite in March
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Synspective's StriX-3 satellite, intended for full-scale constellation operations, is scheduled for a March launch from Rocket Lab's NZ complex.
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Jet Technologies announces new distribution centre in Brisbane
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Sydney's Jet Technologies has opened a distribution centre in Brisbane, marking its expansion in Australia and New Zealand, driven by increasing demand for their print, packaging and industrial solutions.
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NZ law firm Anderson Lloyd switches to NetDocuments
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NZ law firm, Anderson Lloyd, boosts productivity through a new IT overhaul, choosing NetDocuments' cloud platform to streamline document and email management for its 170 staff.
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nib New Zealand sees solid growth with robust financials
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Nib New Zealand reports a robust H1 FY24 financial performance with a significant 3.7% growth in private health insurance policyholders.
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Gigamon appoints Simon Oliver as ANZ Head of Channel
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Gigamon appoints Simon Oliver as Head of Channel for Australia, bolstering its channel-first strategy across the ANZ region amid surging demand for improved hybrid cloud infrastructure security.
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How enterprises can avoid missing out and messing up on AI
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APAC enterprises grapple with pace of AI adoption, balancing the urgency to stay competitive with the risk of rushing, finds a Juniper Networks and Wakefield Research survey.
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Spark & NZIER to boost NZ's productivity with technology
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Spark, in partnership with the NZIER, aims to steer Aotearoa New Zealand a technology generation ahead, addressing the country's productivity challenges.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
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Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
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New Zealanders' concern over online misinformation growing
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Growing concern over misleading online information grips 65% of New Zealanders, with women and the elderly expressing the greatest worries.
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Concern grows over children's online safety in Aotearoa
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73% of New Zealanders, particularly women and adults aged 30-49, express high concern about children accessing inappropriate content online.
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Schneider Electric launches Alliance SI Energize Program in Australasia
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Schneider Electric launches the unique Alliance SI Energize Program in Australia and New Zealand to equip system integrators with tools and expertise for business expansion into industrial technology and sustainability.
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Over half of New Zealand's internet workforce want more remote work
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Over half of New Zealand's internet-capable workforce want to increase remote working, according to InternetNZ's latest findings; however, employer restrictions remain a significant barrier.
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InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
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InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.