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PromoVeritas study refutes prize promotion assumptions
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PromoVeritas's study debunks conventional wisdom on prize promotions, demonstrating that multiple smaller rewards drive more engagement than grand prizes, and cash prizes have fallen out of favour.
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Why regulating AI could have serious ramifications
Tue, 4th Jul 2023
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data protection
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
Lately, the conversation surrounding the need to regulate Artificial Intelligence (AI) has reached a fever pitch.
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Media Math VP joins iion as CCO
Wed, 3rd May 2023
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measurement
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iion
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analytics
Yun Yip has been appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer at adtech startup iion, leaving her former role as VP of Media Math to bring her experience to iion.
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IWD 2023: Bridging the gender gap in cybersecurity
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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cybersecurity
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skills shortage
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with the rapid rollout of technology heightening the demand for IT security services.
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If we’re not careful, data really could be the new oil
Wed, 15th Feb 2023
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predictions
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oil and gas
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The premise that data is the modern-day equivalent of oil has largely been debunked over the last few years, but we are at a crossroads.
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Bridging the gap: Busting the misconceptions of hybrid AGMs
Wed, 19th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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meetings
Hybrid AGMs often help organisations save, rather than increase, costs. Unlike physical meetings which involve variable costs.
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Debunking common data virtualisation myths
Fri, 14th Oct 2022
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bi
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big data
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virtualisation
In the modern enterprise, data is key to helping an organisation solve business problems and be more efficient and more effective.
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Threat actors ramp up their social engineering attacks
Fri, 24th Jun 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
As people get better at identifying potential threats in their inbox, threat actors must evolve their methods. Their new M.O? Social engineering.
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A third of financial institutions have increased AI and ML in response to money laundering
Tue, 17th Aug 2021
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A third of financial institutions are accelerating their AI and machine learning adoption for anti-money laundering technology in response to COVID-19.
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Financial institutions turn to AI and ML to aid anti-money laundering efforts
Thu, 12th Aug 2021
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ml
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kpmg
A third of financial institutions are speeding up their adoption of AI and ML for AML technology due to COVID-19, according to a new industry study.
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Ransomware attackers bolder than ever
Tue, 18th May 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Ransomware ecosystem is complex with various actors involved, says cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. Educating ourselves is key to fighting them.
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Remote working is here to stay - and employees love it, says GitLab report
Wed, 11th Mar 2020
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Remote working is becoming a reality for many, with 83% of professionals saying they can accomplish all tasks remotely, according to a new report from GitLab.
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DNZ20 report celebrates our nation of gaming junkies
Tue, 10th Sep 2019
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gaming
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igea
Kiwi gamers debunk stereotypes, average age 34, half women, reaping gaming's diverse benefits.
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Four misconceptions about open source technology - Acquia
Thu, 11th Jul 2019
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open source
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Despite widespread adoption around the globe, open source technology continues to generate questions about its security and performance.
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Malware and malicious Office documents on the rise in 2019 - WatchGuard
Mon, 1st Jul 2019
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firewall
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network management
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malware
Hackers are doubling down on well-known tactics like credential theft and ransomware by utilising fake Office documents and other attack avenues.
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Q&A: 5G, a revolutionary future or hyped fanfare?
Wed, 12th Jun 2019
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digital transformation
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5g
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wireless networks
With governments and service providers around the world racing to roll out 5G networks in their countries, Opensignal VP Ian Fogg debunks the myths around 5G.
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Going from great to greater – from big data to big impact
Tue, 23rd Apr 2019
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Aussie firms fall behind in big data analytics, risking 60% in profits.
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Thycotic debunks top Privileged Access Management myths
Tue, 23rd Apr 2019
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pam
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cybersecurity
Privileged Access encompasses access to computers, networks and network devices, software applications, digital documents and other digital assets.
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Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Tue, 12th Mar 2019
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Cybercrime damages to reach $6 trillion by 2021 as data breaches soar in frequency.
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Gartner debunks common AI misconceptions
Thu, 14th Feb 2019
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ai
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gartner
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cios
IT and business leaders must separate reality from myths about AI, Gartner says. Five common misconceptions have been identified.
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Why businesses should invest in energy automation
Thu, 14th Feb 2019
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digital transformation
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Schneider's report showcases vast digital transformation benefits, debunking high cost myths.
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Ignore the critics, because WordPress has finally arrived
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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ecm
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digital transformation
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martech
From blogging tool to web giant, WordPress powers 31% of sites, debunking myths about its scope and security.
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Exclusive: DDoS attacks up, spike in attacks on govt agencies
Fri, 10th Aug 2018
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ddos
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netscout
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report
NETSCOUT has released its Arbor Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS) report for the first half of 2018, exclusive on SecurityBrief.
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WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication for SMBs
Mon, 30th Jul 2018
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firewall
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network management
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network security
WatchGuard's AuthPoint brings MFA within reach for SMBs, debunking myths of cost and complexity.