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Australian VETs increasingly prioritise digital transformation
3 days ago
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it training
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edutech
Digital transformation in Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers surges, aiming to boost student enrolment and retention, as revealed by ReadyTech's report.
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AI deepfake scams surge with celebrity voice cloning on social media
3 days ago
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Rise in advanced AI voice cloning scams impersonating celebrities like Oprah and Elon Musk on social media are duping victims in phoney giveaways, reveals security firm Bitdefender.
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UK sees 10% rise in female university computing applications
5 days ago
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UK sees a 10% hike in university computing applications from women, signalling the third consecutive year of growth.
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UK parents see smartphones as key to children's safety
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Despite concerns, UK parents advocate smartphone use for under-16s to ensure safety, with recent data revealing shifts in parental attitudes.
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How enterprises can avoid missing out and messing up on AI
Last week
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APAC enterprises grapple with pace of AI adoption, balancing the urgency to stay competitive with the risk of rushing, finds a Juniper Networks and Wakefield Research survey.
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Sir Peter Rigby named honorary chair of Aston's Digital Futures Institute
Last week
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edutech
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real estate
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digital inclusion
Renowned British business leader, Sir Peter Rigby, is appointed honorary chair of Aston University's new Digital Futures Institute, offering expertise and connections to foster digital inclusion and innovation.
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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
Last week
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edutech
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encryption
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cybersecurity
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
Last week
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edutech
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nac
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cybersecurity
Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
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Aston University partners with BIT Group to revolutionise cybersecurity
Last week
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it training
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partner programmes
Aston University forms an innovative partnership with award-winning IT group, BIT, aiming to revolutionise cyber security education and services via Knowledge Transfer Partnership program.
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Confronting fears is the first step to enterprise AI adoption
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IT leaders globally strive to overcome concerns over bias, governance and accuracy, whilst under pressure to rapidly adopt AI to stay competitive, a Juniper Networks survey reveals.
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Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
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e-learning
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Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
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RUCKUS champions the arrival of Wi-Fi 7 Technology
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RUCKUS Networks leaps towards Wi-Fi 7 technology, boosting its spot at the forefront of Wi-Fi innovation and expanding connectivity across sectors.
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Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
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power / energy
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schools
New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
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RUCKUS is embracing the Wi-Fi 7 revolution - you should too
Last month
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network infrastructure
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cloud services
RUCKUS Networks backs the imminent Wi-Fi 7 technology, anticipating improvements to efficiency, security and user experiences, in sectors like enterprise and healthcare.
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Singapore's Meta Fantasy clinches Google AI Trailblazer Award
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Singaporean startup, Meta Fantasy, acclaimed by the Google AI Trailblazers Programme, is set to launch a platform capable of creating AI-generated 3D spaces.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
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Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Indian woman's bedtime story aids AI & financial knowledge
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Baby Rajaram Bokale's bedtime readings make a wider social impact in India, training AI in overlooked languages and gaining key financial knowledge through a Karya initiative.
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UK government invests £100m to refine AI regulation
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The UK government earmarks £100m for more agile AI regulation to bolster the country's tech sphere, enhancing understanding and leveraging of AI's potential.
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UK's Tablerone among top 10 for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme
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app development
UK's startup, Tablerone, selected among top 10 globally for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme aimed at supporting socially impactful ventures.
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Channel partners perceive EU's NIS2 directive as revenue opportunity
Last month
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edutech
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managed services
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gdpr
93% of channel partners see upcoming EU cybersecurity directive NIS2 as a revenue-growing opportunity, according to a survey by global tech provider Westcon-Comstor.
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From pixels to playgrounds: the urgent need for balance in our children’s digital lives
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As children's lives become increasingly digitalised, health experts highlight the immediate need to balance screen-time with physical activity, combating sedentary habits and potential obesity risks.
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'Digital Futures' education scheme expands to three more UK sites
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After attaining triumph at UTC Heathrow, Activate Learning Education Trust is extending its award-winning 'Digital Futures' programme to three further UK sites, tackling the digital skills shortage.
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SoftIron revolutionises cloud with HyperCloud system
Last month
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cloud services
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storage
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edutech
SoftIron revolutionises private cloud infrastructure with its new HyperCloud offering, promising universal scalability.
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Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out tech in Australian institute
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out technology at Canberra Institute of Technology's store, marking the tech's first educational application in the Southern Hemisphere.