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COVID-19 stories - Page 4

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2022: A year of deep suspicion and stronger access controls
Mon 21 Feb 2022
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cybersecurity
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malware
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.
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Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
Fri 18 Feb 2022
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digital transformation
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The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
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JobAdder reveals how COVID-19 has impacted recruitment
Thu 17 Feb 2022
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jobs
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recruitment
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talent
"This report demonstrates the year-on-year differences the pandemic has made to the talent acquisition and recruitment sector."
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Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
Wed 16 Feb 2022
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gaming
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cryptocurrency
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
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How franchisees can benefit from card-linked, frictionless rewards programs
Wed 16 Feb 2022
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martech
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cx
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loyalty programmes
Franchise owners are re-evaluating business priorities and making renewed commitments to improving customer experience due to the fallout of COVID-19.
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The coaching platform that's worked with Coca Cola, Lacoste and European Bank acquires Klaiton
Wed 16 Feb 2022
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sustainable it
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digital transformation
CoachHub has acquired the coaching division of market leader Klaiton, consolidating its position in digital coaching.
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Edge AI adoption to explode in 2022 - ABI Research
Tue 15 Feb 2022
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cybersecurity
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ai
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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.
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New data center marks Philippines status as global leader
Mon 14 Feb 2022
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ddos
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colocation
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hyperscale
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.
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Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
Wed 9 Feb 2022
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inventory management systems
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apac
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inflation
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.
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Smarter.ai has announced its £1 million pre-seed raise
Wed 9 Feb 2022
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ml
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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.
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Digital skills could be the key to a salary boost in Australia
Tue 8 Feb 2022
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it professionals
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skills shortage
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salaries
Digital skills could be a crucial factor in determining a salary boost, according to new RMIT Online research.
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Cloud ERP critical to manufacturers’ bid in work-from-anywhere vision
Wed 2 Feb 2022
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infor
"Anywhere operations" is one of the top five trends that will impact manufacturers' future platforms and business strategies.
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Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
Fri 28 Jan 2022
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wearables
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abi research
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e-waste
"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."
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Cisco steers disrupted but steady course during pandemic
Fri 28 Jan 2022
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cisco
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financial results
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covid-19
Cisco earned almost $32.5 million in revenue and $2.8 million in profit, despite pandemic disruption.
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IDC reveals its top 10 IT industry trends for Australia and New Zealand - report
Thu 27 Jan 2022
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it industry
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idc
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digital resources
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.
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COVID-19 vax most popular topic for phishing attacks in 2021
Thu 27 Jan 2022
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
While phishing attacks remain a consistent threat to online security, attackers are switching up the topics they use to bait unsuspecting victims.
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New Zealanders hit hard by trackers according to new Norton research
Wed 26 Jan 2022
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malware
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browser
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new zealand
Online tracking and subsequent security threats have become increasingly prevalent in New Zealand, with NortonLifeLock research revealing some alarming statistics.
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Electronic signatures are the future of business – we just need regulation to catch up
Tue 25 Jan 2022
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australian
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regulation
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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.
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$729.1b opportunity for global eCommerce logistics market says analyst firm
Tue 25 Jan 2022
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inventory management systems
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covid-19
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ecommerce
Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest-growing market for eCommerce logistics, according to the report.
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Global mobile calling traffic declines for the first time in ever
Tue 25 Jan 2022
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telecommunications
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consulting
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voice analytics
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.
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Omicron-led spike in COVID-19 test-related phishing poses threat to businesses
Mon 24 Jan 2022
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
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.
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Kaspersky maps out supply chain resilience plans in APAC
Mon 24 Jan 2022
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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.
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Alibaba Cloud reports 50% revenue year-over-year growth and named a Leader in CDM by Gartner
Wed 19 Jan 2022
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cloud
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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.
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Acceleration of digital tools in COVID-19 pandemic increased risk of cyber crime
Tue 18 Jan 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
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.
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