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Microsoft unveils new Surface devices and PC accessories
On the threshold of Windows 11, this is the largest update to the Surface portfolio in its history.
Disconnect amongst IT leaders confident in managing cloud bills vs reality of unnecessary costs
"One of the biggest challenges is how to manage workloads operating in the cloud to avoid unexpected costs."
IT leaders willing to spend green to get green
IT leaders have grown an environmental conscience.
Ransomware attacks reach disturbing levels
Ransomware attacks have reached 'stratospheric levels', now accounting for 69% of all attacks involving malware.
Global cybersecurity crisis accelerates with 5.4 million DDos attacks
Cyberattacks continue to have a dramatic impact on private and public organisations and governments worldwide.
Amazon, Microsoft, Adobe amongst top brands impersonated in phishing attacks
“Gone are the days of the bulk spam and phishing attacks, and here to stay is the highly targeted spear phishing email."
Security experts weigh in on Microsoft Azure security holes
The vulnerabilities currently putting Azure customers at risk are just the latest in a staggering number of crippling threats in internet software.
Telstra, Dicker Data, Spark NZ and Ingram Micro NZ win big at Poly A/NZ awards
"We are delighted to honour these exceptional partners, who have weathered a very challenging year yet still delivered service excellence to customers."
IBM Security, McAfee develop new integrated security solution
McAfee Enterprise has announced it has collaborated with IBM Security to develop an integrated solution for TD SYNNEX customers.
PwC expands Microsoft team as it looks to scale up capability
PwC continues to boost its expertise across the Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Apps portfolio.
Critical infrastructure vulnerabilities surge as cybersecurity not up to scratch
"Despite the criticality, the cybersecurity measures in place are still weak or nonexistent."
Vodafone announces new business marketplace featuring Microsoft 365, Acronis cyber backup
Vodafone New Zealand has unveiled a new business marketplace for New Zealand business owners to purchasing different top-tier software solutions.
Less than half of company SaaS applications used by employees
Business investment in SaaS applications continues to climb despite widespread underutilisation of app licenses by employees.
Microsoft Azure alert for authentication bypass vulnerability in Linux products
A patch is currently available for this vulnerability, however many sysadmins are potentially unaware they have the OMI product installed and are at risk.
Patch management, robust password policies vital in reducing risk of cyberattacks
"Legacy OS usage, low-end equipment, compatibility issues and human factors often result in security breaches that can jeopardise an organisation's security."
The challenges of improving software supply chain security
There is a glaring disconnect between executive concern and executive action when it comes to guarding against SolarWinds-style supply chain attacks.
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AWS "sorting out tax situation" with NZ entity establishment
A corporate reorganisation proposes Amazon Web Services NZ Ltd will replace Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Microsoft and LinkedIn share latest data, product innovations for hybrid work
The new research digs deeper into two converging trends: The Hybrid Paradox and The Great Reshuffle.
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday announcement 'alarming'
Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug security gaps in its Windows software and related products.
Bigger display for new Apple Watch Series 7
Apple has today announced the Apple Watch Series 7, featuring a reengineered Always-On Retina display with significantly more screen area and thinner borders.
Apple unveils iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini
Apple has introduced the new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini, the next generation of the tech giant's smartphone.
Fortinet and Linksys joint venture launches enterprise security solution
Enterprise IT teams are struggling to enable their workforce to work effectively from anywhere while protecting their organisation from security threats.
Rise in cyberattacks, ransomware during COVID-19 boosts IT security skills
Increased security challenges during the pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity to build their cybersecurity expertise.
Constant threat of ransomware causing data protection headaches
Organisations are facing several data protection challenges driven by the constant threat of ransomware and the consumption of emerging technologies.