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Cisco’s Splunk Acquisition Should Help Security Pros See Threats Sooner in Australia and New Zealand

Cisco’s Splunk acquisition was finalised in March 2024. Splunk’s Craig Bates says the combined offering could enhance observability and put data to work for security professionals in an age of AI threat defence.

By |2024-05-16T13:23:15+00:00May 16, 2024|ai, ai regulation, Artificial Intelligence, Australia, Big Data, CXO, data strategy, Innovation, International, Security, splunk, splunk apac, splunk australia and new zealand, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cisco’s Splunk Acquisition Should Help Security Pros See Threats Sooner in Australia and New Zealand

Report: Organisations Have Endpoint Security Tools But Are Still Falling Short on the Basics

AI PCs could soon see organisations invest in whole fleets of new managed devices, but Absolute Security data shows they are failing to maintain endpoint protection and patching the devices they have.

How Are APAC Tech Salaries Faring in 2024?

The year 2024 is bringing a return to stable tech salary growth in APAC, with AI and data jobs leading the way. This follows downward salary pressure in 2023, after steep increases in previous years.

Language AI Pioneer DeepL Targets APAC Businesses With Pro Translation Options

AI-native language translation application DeepL Translate is launching into Australia and Singapore following regional forays into Japan and South Korea. Founder and CEO Jarek Kutylowski said it is targeting APAC businesses that require more natural l...

By |2024-04-19T15:20:51+00:00April 19, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, Australia, business language translation asia, deepl, Innovation, International, jarek kutylowski, language translation application, language translation llm, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Language AI Pioneer DeepL Targets APAC Businesses With Pro Translation Options

Time for APAC Region to Build Its Own AI Foundation Models, Says CSIRO

Most AI foundation models are being developed in markets like the U.S. and China. Research from Australia asks whether other countries should be building sovereign AI models for citizens and businesses.

By |2024-04-19T14:47:28+00:00April 19, 2024|ai, Artificial Intelligence, Australia, chatgpt, Innovation, International, large language model, llm, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time for APAC Region to Build Its Own AI Foundation Models, Says CSIRO

Learnings from Australian Health Insurer Nib’s Epic 9-Year Cloud Migration to AWS

The completion of nib’s AWS migration puts it among the Australian health insurance sector’s leading cloud adopters. The insurer has learnings to share, including being prepared to prioritise to get migrations done.

By |2024-04-17T22:06:06+00:00April 17, 2024|Amazon, amazon web services, Australia, aws cloud, brandan mills, Cloud, cloud computing, cloud migration, health insurance australia, Innovation, International, jamie simon, nib, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learnings from Australian Health Insurer Nib’s Epic 9-Year Cloud Migration to AWS

Tech Worker Salary Growth in Australia Has Normalised

Some indicators suggest Australian technology sector salary growth is flatlining, but this is better seen in the context of strong growth in salaries over the long term and great prospects for the future.

Cloud Cost Optimisation Tools Not Enough To Rein In ‘Uncontrolled’ Cloud Spending

Cloud cost management and optimisation tools are not enough to help organisations trying to rein in cloud computing costs according to a Forrester Consulting report.

By |2024-04-16T22:28:24+00:00April 16, 2024|Australia, boomi, Cloud, cloud computing spending, cloud cost management, cloud cost management and optimisation tools, cloud cost optimisation, cloud spending, CXO, forrester consulting, International, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cloud Cost Optimisation Tools Not Enough To Rein In ‘Uncontrolled’ Cloud Spending

The Tech Needed to Survive This Decade’s ‘Seismic’ APAC B2B Trends

From generative AI and virtual prototyping to the Internet of Things, blockchain and data analytics, Merkle has predicted that four shifts in the business-to-business market will shape tech buying appetites.

AI Deepfakes Rising as Risk for APAC Organisations

A cyber security expert from Tenable has called on large tech platforms to do more to identify AI deepfakes for users, while APAC organisations may need to include deepfakes in risk assessments.

By |2024-04-04T15:29:25+00:00April 4, 2024|ai, ai deepfakes, ai risks, apac, Artificial Intelligence, Australia, CXO, cyber security, International, risk management, Security, tenable, Uncategorized|Comments Off on AI Deepfakes Rising as Risk for APAC Organisations
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