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Connecting to the Cloud, Wherever It May Be

Posted on September 21, 2017


Working in the cloud has many benefits that far outweigh the more traditional ways of doing business and many organisations are already on cloud migration journeys. It is critical to ensure that when adopting cloud-based services or apps, your organisation is following best practice and that all staff…

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Australian businesses face hard lessons from security attacks

Posted on August 29, 2017

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Australian businesses are failing to learn from ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry and Petya, despite the growing threat of more sophisticated assaults. Organisations targeted by the Petya attack in June this year had not fully protected their systems with updated security patches, according to cyber…

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6 Ways to Protect Corporate Networks from Security Risks

Posted on August 25, 2017

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The world has never been more connected. The Internet of Things (networks of connected devices) is becoming more mainstream. Home assistants, crop management systems and conveyor belts loaded with smart sensors are being rolled out across businesses around the world. Artificial intelligence is becoming…

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4 ways to prepare your business for the Internet of Things

Posted on August 23, 2017

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The days of internet connectivity being limited to computer and mobile devices are drawing to a close. Internet of Things (IoT) devices are already on our doorstep, opening a new world where everyday objects are be able to send and receive data through the web, creating a new way to harvest analytics…

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Digital Change Critical For The Resources Industry

Posted on August 22, 2017

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Change can be hard, but it’s better when you choose it to happen on your terms, rather than having it forced upon you. Times might be tough for miners now, but while commodity prices are currently historically low, these pricing fluctuations and cycles are par for the course. It’s important to remember…

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How Can Business Benefit From the Internet of Things?

Posted on August 20, 2017

What Is The Internet Of Things

We live in a connected world, where powerful processing power resides in our mobile telephones, wearable tech can send and receive data on the fly, and social media makes connecting more accessible than ever before. So what is the next step? Imagine a world where all machinery can access the internet,…

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Top information security technologies for 2017

Posted on August 18, 2017


US research firm Gartner recently released a summary of the top technologies for information security in 2017. Gartner vice-president Neil MacDonald warned the cyber threat level for enterprises is currently very high, as attackers continue to improve their abilities. "Security and risk leaders must…

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6 ways the IoT can benefit your network right now

Posted on August 11, 2017

6 Ways Your Business Can Use The Internet Of Things Now

You know all about the Internet of Things (IoT)—it’s that remarkable technology revolution that’s already in full swing and is bound to make a big difference to everyone’s lives before too long. But if you are a technical decision maker in a traditional business, chances are you’re probably not…

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How Valuable Is Your Data?

Posted on August 11, 2017

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Modern organisations are highly data driven when it comes to business decision making. Data helps organisations drive business model innovations and transform established industries. This has given rise to ‘big data’ – organisations are capturing and analysing the right data points, whether structured…

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The Impact of Natural Disaster on Data Infrastructure

Posted on July 20, 2017


What are the potential impacts of a natural disaster on data infrastructure? The digital transformation we have seen over the last five years has increased the emphasis on an ‘always on’ and ‘always available’ IT environment. Natural disasters can have a significant impact on the availability of data…

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