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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.
JobAdder reveals how COVID-19 has impacted recruitment
"This report demonstrates the year-on-year differences the pandemic has made to the talent acquisition and recruitment sector."
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
How franchisees can benefit from card-linked, frictionless rewards programs
Franchise owners are re-evaluating business priorities and making renewed commitments to improving customer experience due to the fallout of COVID-19.
The coaching platform that's worked with Coca Cola, Lacoste and European Bank acquires Klaiton
CoachHub has acquired the coaching division of market leader Klaiton, consolidating its position in digital coaching.
Edge AI adoption to explode in 2022 - ABI Research
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work, ABI Research states.
New data center marks Philippines status as global leader
Dubbed The Hive, the facility is now the largest operating telco-neutral data center facility in the country, with three floors capable of housing at least 3,000 server racks of up to 45U rack height.
Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
Forrester expects vaccination rates, and the reopening of economies will produce more sustained tech market growth, on par with or higher than before COVID-19.
Smarter.ai has announced its £1 million pre-seed raise
The world’s first AI marketplace to help SMEs compete with Big Tech announces its pre-seed raise led by Fuel Ventures and Hambro Perks.
Digital skills could be the key to a salary boost in Australia
Digital skills could be a crucial factor in determining a salary boost, according to new RMIT Online research.
Cloud ERP critical to manufacturers’ bid in work-from-anywhere vision
"Anywhere operations" is one of the top five trends that will impact manufacturers' future platforms and business strategies.
Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
Cisco steers disrupted but steady course during pandemic
Cisco earned almost $32.5 million in revenue and $2.8 million in profit, despite pandemic disruption.
IDC reveals its top 10 IT industry trends for Australia and New Zealand - report
The report reveals IDC's vision of how ANZ organisations will deploy and consume technology over the next five years, and contribute to the growth of the digital economy.
COVID-19 vax most popular topic for phishing attacks in 2021
While phishing attacks remain a consistent threat to online security, attackers are switching up the topics they use to bait unsuspecting victims.
New Zealanders hit hard by trackers according to new Norton research
Online tracking and subsequent security threats have become increasingly prevalent in New Zealand, with NortonLifeLock research revealing some alarming statistics.
Electronic signatures are the future of business – we just need regulation to catch up
Australian business leaders have endured enough uncertainty in the past two years without having to worry about whether their signatures are worth the paper they’re printed on.
$729.1b opportunity for global eCommerce logistics market says analyst firm
Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest-growing market for eCommerce logistics, according to the report.
Global mobile calling traffic declines for the first time in ever
New research finds international call traffic declined by 7% in 2020 and that the downhill trend continues from 2015 after only a slight increase in 2020 at the start of the pandemic.
Omicron-led spike in COVID-19 test-related phishing poses threat to businesses
A massive Omicron-led spike in COVID-19 test-related phishing attacks in the past few months poses a serious threat to businesses, according to Barracuda Networks.
Kaspersky maps out supply chain resilience plans in APAC
The Asia-Pacific region has seen a huge digitalisation leap due to the pandemic, with cybersecurity measures taking a back seat, resulting in several high profile ICT supply chain attacks last year.
Alibaba Cloud reports 50% revenue year-over-year growth and named a Leader in CDM by Gartner
Alibaba Cloud has been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems, after seeing its revenue for database products rise due to the pandemic.
Acceleration of digital tools in COVID-19 pandemic increased risk of cyber crime
The recent World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2022, which was published this week, contained several warnings about the state of data usage and prioritisation on cyber security.