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Innovate Finance collaborates to speed up RegTech industry initiatives
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digital initiatives
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Innovate Finance, City of London Corporation, and Encompass Corporation launch a RegTech Platform to expedite fintech initiatives, provide guidance to RegTech providers, and address sector challenges.
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Buildkite secures strategic collaboration with AWS
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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public cloud
Buildkite partners with AWS to accelerate delivery of cloud-native applications, impacting industries including digital native, financial services, and retail.
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City University partners with Vested to support new talent
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edutech
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public relations
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City, University of London partners with financial services consultancy Vested to deliver a series of initiatives to support new talent joining the industry.
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Kevin O'Neill joins Aryza Group as new Chief Revenue Officer
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compliance
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Kevin O'Neill, with over twenty years of business development experience, now heads revenue growth at the financial software solutions company, Aryza Group.
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Cybersecurity services market to hit $445.3 billion by 2032
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cloud services
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malware
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testing
Rapid rise in cybercrimes forces urgent global reappraisal of security strategies in government, defence, and IT sectors amid projections of cybersecurity services market growing to $445.3bn by 2032.
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UK IT leaders see transformative potential in generative AI, report finds
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cloud services
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cx
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martech
New Elastic study reveals nearly all (99%) UK IT decision makers believe generative AI can drive significant organisational change, despite concerns around privacy, security and regulation.
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Mesh-AI hires former Amazon specialists amidst energy sector expansion
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public cloud
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aws
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cloud services
London-based Mesh-AI fortifies energy sector operations, appointing ex-Amazon Web Services experts, Jacob Parsons as Chief Revenue Officer and James Houlton as Director of Energy and Utilities.
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Bertrand Dezard joins Mangopay to extend fraud prevention reach
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cybersecurity
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european
Bertrand Dezard joins Mangopay as Head of Sales for Fraud, focusing on global growth and expansion of anti-fraud offerings, particularly in Europe and Latin America.
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Snowflake's Data Clean Rooms now available after Samooha acquisition
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cloud services
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martech
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compliance
Data cloud firm, Snowflake, makes innovative data clean rooms available, enabling secure and efficient data collaboration and sharing across businesses thanks to new acquisition, Samooha.
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Paynetics acquires Novus in sustainability-focused finance shift
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european
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banking
Embedded finance provider, Paynetics, acquires UK's leading impact neobank, Novus, to strengthen environmental, social, and governance objectives.
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Brivo's 2024 report unveils trends in global security teams
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european
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security industry
Brivo's 'Top Global Security Trends (2024)' report unveils key changes in global security teams, including increased incorporation of new tech, the expanding role of the CSO, and anticipation of AI's influence.
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Adrian Ng named Tecala's new Head of Professional Services
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cloud services
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project management
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it automation
Tecala Group, Australia's renowned technology service provider, appoints industry veteran Adrian Ng as Head of Professional Services, reinforcing its commitment to customer-focused service excellence.
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Southeast Asia sees 85% rise in freelancer registrations
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digital transformation
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digitalisation
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automation
A new report disclosed a dramatically evolving SEA job market with an 85% increase in freelancer registrations and higher day rates for independent talent.
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Singapore & Hong Kong lead in global tech budget growth
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ml
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digital transformation
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Businesses in Singapore and Hong Kong anticipate leading global tech budget growth, with Singaporean IT leaders predicting over a 10% surge.
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Vested promotes internal talent, welcomes new Managing Director
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financial services
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job moves
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ndi
Vested appoints Katie Spreadbury as UK CEO and David Simpson as MD of Creative and Marketing Services as part of a major management reshuffle.
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Encompass appoints Neil Acworth as new Chief Information Security Officer
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cloud services
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compliance
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encompass
Neil Acworth steps into the role of Chief Information Security Officer at Encompass Corporation, bolstering the firm's commitment to delivering robust, data-centred financial security measures.
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Ordr unveils AI-fuelled asset intelligence product OrdrAI CAASM+
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saas
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collaboration
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gartner
Ordr unveils AI-driven asset intelligence product, OrdrAI CAASM+, aimed at optimising visibility and security for high-demand sectors like healthcare, manufacturing and financial services.
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Visa & LemFi boost global money transfers in expansion deal
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global expansion
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financial services
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emea
Visa Cross-Border Solutions teams up with UK payments firm LemFi in global expansion, extending their reach to new markets like China, India and Pakistan.
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Zoom unveils compliance manager for regulatory risk management
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contact centre
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dlp
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public sector
Zoom has launched a new tool, the Zoom Compliance Manager, set to streamline regulatory risk and compliance management across its platforms.
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Challengers charity enhances productivity with cloud-based software bluQube
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accounting systems
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cloud services
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digital banking
UK charity Challengers leverages bluQube's cloud-based accountancy software to streamline financial operations, aiding in time-saving, efficiency, and facilitating strategic decision-making tasks.
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Belasko strengthens UK leadership team with two prominent appointments
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leadership
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auditing
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financial services
Belasko boosts UK leadership team with Sandeep Lamba as Director of Fund Operations and Sugees Mahen as Director and Head of Private Debt, aiming to strengthen their business offerings.
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Australians underestimate Generative AI's impact on jobs, study shows
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edutech
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australian economy
Many Australian workers underestimate the influence of Generative AI on their roles, despite evidence that 86% of occupations will be affected, suggests RMIT Online and Deloitte Access Economics data.
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How to do private Artificial Intelligence
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cloud services
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public cloud
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data centre operators
Businesses adopt private AI models, utilising proprietary datasets on private infrastructure, to protect their sensitive data and intellectual property.
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Human Managed secures ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification for data security
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Cloud-native data platform Human Managed secures the distinguished ISO /IEC 27001:2022 certification, affirming robust information security protocols and bolstering trust amongst global clients.