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DORA regulations push IT businesses towards higher security standards
Last month
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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european union
Amid rising cybersecurity threats, EU's new Digital Operational Resilience Act is prompting IT businesses to enhance their security standards.
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The “New Normal” brings greater responsibility
Thu, 9th Feb 2023
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sustainable it
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gdpr
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data sharing
While the European Union has been a forerunner in the regulatory arena, GDPR is now just one of a multitude of different regulations.
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Splunk Observability Cloud now available in ANZ via AWS
Wed, 26th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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siem
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hyperscale
Splunk has announced that Splunk Observability Cloud is now available in Australia and New Zealand via the Amazon Web Services Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.
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Creating private data regulations for employees
Tue, 20th Oct 2020
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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retail
Data breaches are on the rise, with employees being the weakest link. Organisations should establish private data regulations to combat this.
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Hybrid cloud adoption accelerating in healthcare
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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private cloud
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cloud services
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hybrid cloud
In just two years, healthcare providers’ hybrid cloud deployments are set to almost double from 19 percent penetration to 37 percent.
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Why Australia needs more compliance experts
Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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cloud services
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regulation
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data regulation
Australia sees spike in demand for compliance experts.
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Exclusive Q&A: Why businesses are storing useless hardware
Wed, 30th Jan 2019
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pc hardware
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colocation
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hybrid cloud
In this exclusive interview, Blancco's Fredrik Forslund details just how expensive the issue of data centre waste has become.
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Data Protection Day needs to be an everyday thing
Tue, 29th Jan 2019
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data protection
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gdpr
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breach prevention
Today marks the 13th annual Data Protection Day, a day aimed at raising awareness and promoting good data privacy practices around the world.
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Organisations wasting $100k a year hoarding useless IT hardware
Mon, 28th Jan 2019
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pc hardware
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colocation
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hybrid cloud
Data hoarding in data centres costs firms $100k+, risking fines and breaches, study reveals.
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Top risk facing organisations? Why, it’s an IT talent famine
Mon, 21st Jan 2019
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it training
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privacy
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gartner
Talent drought tops emerging risks in Gartner report, as firms face a critical IT skills shortage.
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Data privacy regulations causing headaches for AU businesses
Mon, 21st May 2018
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ai security
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privacy
Only 9% of Australian businesses are prepared to comply with GDPR, despite feeling confident about NDB, according to Webroot's report.
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Why the GDPR is necessary and key to the tech future
Thu, 26th Apr 2018
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cloud services
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iot
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gdpr
GDPR: A necessary first step in protecting personal data and privacy in our increasingly digitized world, says Schneider Electric.
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Now or never: Don’t get left behind in the race to GDPR compliance
Fri, 30th Mar 2018
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data protection
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storage
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gdpr
Those who don’t comply will face huge financial penalties and are likely to be held publicly accountable for any misuse of customer data.
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Tighter data regimes demand action: four steps to cyber security
Wed, 14th Mar 2018
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data protection
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gdpr
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cybersecurity
As China and the European Union (EU) strengthen their data protection regimes, organisations need to reassess their cyber security readiness.
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New year, new privacy regulations - are you ready?
Tue, 16th Jan 2018
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cloud services
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gdpr
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dci
Ensuring Personal Information Protection (PIP) and privacy is a world and industry-wide concern among enterprises and service providers alike.