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40% of Australian organisations not prepared for malicious insiders

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, released new data revealing that organisations believe they are their own worst enemy when it comes to cybersecurity, with 40 percent saying they are ill-equipped to cope with the threat of malicious insiders and twice as many, 91 percent, calling malicious insiders a...
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Wearable technology to revolutionise biometrics; privacy issues yet to be addressed – unisys survey finds

New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However privacy concerns around the security of biometric data stored in the cloud need to be addressed as adoption becomes more mainstream.
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Half of all Australian smartphones now on fast 4G

BYO mobile plans are set to further shake up Australia’s mobile services market, resulting in less long term subscriptions, according to emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte.
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Gartner says worldwide information security spending will grow 7.9 percent to reach $81.6 Billion in 2016

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach US$81.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2015, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.
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Survey finds more than one in ten Australian workers bypassing secure VPN to access internet

More than 70 percent of organisations have at least 25 per cent of their employees accessing enterprise business applications and documents from a mobile device. At the same time, one in four organisations in Australia have at least half their workforce accessing content from the internet instead of through a secure Virtual Private Network...
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Worldwide information security spending will grow 7.9 percent to $81.6 billion in 2016

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $81.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2015, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Consulting and IT outsourcing are currently the largest categories of spending on information security.
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Software pricing and licensing transforming the enterprise software marketplace

The enterprise software marketplace is undergoing a massive transformation as the pricing and licensing models dictating how software is bought and sold evolve.
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Security teams can better support digital transformation initiatives if engaged early in business

Dell has announced results of a global Digital Transformation Security Survey that shows digital transformation is a fast-growing reality in business. Results reveal that security often is seen as a barrier to digital transformation, therefore brought into the process too late to make a meaningful impact.
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Cloud data security still a challenge

Companies are not adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud according to Ponemon Institute study titled “The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security Study”, commissioned by Gemalto.
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Cloud data security still a challenge

Companies are not adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud according to Ponemon Institute study titled “The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security Study”, commissioned by Gemalto. The study surveyed more than 3,400 IT and IT security practitioners worldwide, including 240 respondents in Australia, to gain a better understanding...
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The ANZ banking industry must prepare for digital disruption

Australian banks need to embrace the digital revolution to ensure they stay relevant for millennials. If not, they face the possibility of losing these customers as digital disruption shakes the banking industry up. To remain relevant, the ANZ banking industry must interact with customers in new ways, which starts with understanding them more clearly,...
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Digital disruption divides SME sector

While many people have easily adapted and incorporated technology in their everyday lives, Australia’s small-to-medium enterprises (SME) sector is still testing the waters when it comes to digital technologies, says mid-tier accounting and business advisory firm Bentleys.
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John Ridge, Executive Director, ACS Foundation