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Tidal Cyber maps out 2024's election cyber threats worldwide
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Tidal Cyber unveils a study revealing high-risk countries and top offenders for election cyber interference threats in 2024, spotlighting the methods used and potential defences.
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Gartner reveals HR trends for attracting talent and boosting results
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Gartner has forecast nine key HR trends for the future, including the rise of GenAI, embracing four-day workweeks, and shifting professional paths, to attract talent and enhance results.
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Valimail predicts AI-driven disinformation surge in 2024 US elections
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Valimail predicts rise in AI-fuelled disinformation and cyber threats in 2024, stressing need for email authentication.
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Venafi forecasts rise of '1000x developer' & hacker threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Venafi warns of the rise of '1000x developer' and '1000x hacker' threats in 2024, fuelled by burgeoning AI innovations and cloud native vulnerabilities.
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Google Cloud unveils cybersecurity predictions for 2024 in new report
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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phishing
Google Cloud reveals cybersecurity predictions for 2024, highlighting the continued evolution of cyber threats.
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Workforce data shows physician shortages across Aotearoa
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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New Zealand faces concerning shortages of physicians, with only 71 for every 100,000 people, compared to 99 in Australia.
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Next Govt must deal with NZ's tech industry skills shortage
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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government
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elections
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TUANZ has called on whoever makes up the next Government to deal with our tech industry skills shortage by developing pathways to attract diverse talent.
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TUANZ calls on next Govt to ensure users are at centre of AI
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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government
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TUANZ calls on next Government to prioritize users in AI development, warning of risks such as biased algorithms and eroding trust in technology.
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How businesses can prepare for the federal election’s market impacts
Wed, 27th Jul 2022
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government
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elections
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economy
Election results can have significant impacts on the Australian economy. Here's what Corpay suggests businesses should be thinking about.
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Avoid the sugar high: Making the most of the government's SMB digital sweetener
Wed, 8th Jun 2022
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Australian SMBs urged to make strategic, long-term investments in digital technology, rather than rushing into short-term budget measures.
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InternetNZ urges political parties to commit to digital inclusion action plan
Fri, 25th Sep 2020
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government
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InternetNZ urges NZ political parties to sign its five-point plan for digital inclusion ahead of the election.
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NZ tech exports to reach $16 billion before 2030
Wed, 23rd Sep 2020
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government
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New Zealand's tech industry could become the country's largest export industry by 2030, says NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
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Microsoft NZ rolls out free AccountGuard service ahead of general election
Tue, 25th Feb 2020
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Microsoft NZ bolsters election security with free cyber defence service ahead of polls.
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Voter vulnerabilities: Cybersecurity risks impact national elections
Fri, 17th May 2019
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elections
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online voting
The outcome of elections have an enormous impact on the political and cultural landscape of any democratic society.
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Facebook fights fake news ahead of Africa elections
Thu, 14th Feb 2019
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Facebook Africa is deploying local fact-checkers and improving digital literacy to combat misinformation ahead of elections across the continent.
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Jigsaw launches DDoS protection for EU political organisations
Tue, 5th Feb 2019
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elections
Google's parent company Jigsaw is offering DDoS protection to European political organisations amid concerns of attacks during the upcoming elections.
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Voter databases available on the dark web - report
Wed, 31st Oct 2018
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dark web
A Carbon Black threat report has revealed that destructive cyberattacks are increasing ahead of 2018 US midterm elections.
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Leveling the playing field: Why clean data makes for clean elections
Mon, 30th Jul 2018
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data protection
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elections
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It may sound extreme, but when you consider that almost two years on we are still picking up the pieces of a U.S. election data scandal….
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Malaysians urged to watch out for clickbait and 'fake news' as election season approaches
Tue, 27th Mar 2018
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Quann Malaysia is warning Malaysians to be vigilant and watch for clickbait phishing links as the 14th Malaysian General Elections get closer.
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Expert: Farce involving Russia’s US elections breach needs resolving
Mon, 5th Mar 2018
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Multiple US officials have announced the intelligence community had evidence that states had been compromised by Russia but didn't tell anyone.
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APAC Cybersecurity trends ahead: The costs of connection
Thu, 18th Jan 2018
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malware
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data protection
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ransomware
The generally perilous state of affairs in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) arena presents a host of challenges of its own.
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Surge in support for Labour party from small businesses
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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myob
‘Jacindamaina’ has seen a dramatic rise in support for Labour, according to the latest research by accounting software provider MYOB.
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State-sponsored election hacks are acts of cyber warfare - survey
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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78% of respondents said they would deem an act as cyber war if a nation-state was behind a successful or attempted hack of another country’s election.
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Want to cause chaos? ICIT says hacking elections is easy
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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Hackers at DEFCON were able to exploit vulnerabilities in voting machines in a matter of minutes - ICIT breaks down just how easy it is.