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  • November 19, 2018 19 Nov'18

    Government lacks cyber resilience leadership, according to MPs

    The government lacks political leadership and urgency in dealing with cyber threats, according to Joint Committee on National Security Strategy, calling for a minister in charge of delivering cyber resilience

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  • November 19, 2018 19 Nov'18

    Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene to be replaced by ex-Oracle president Thomas Kurian in early 2019

    Having spent three years overseeing Google Cloud's push to become a credible enterprise cloud provider, Diane Greene is leaving the firm in January 2019 to focus on her philanthropic work

  • November 19, 2018 19 Nov'18

    Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management turn to Workday to complete merger

    Standard Life Aberdeen, created in August 2017 when two of Scotland’s largest financial services companies merged, is transferring 3,000 former Standard Life staff to Aberdeen Asset Management’s Workday HR system as it integrates the two businesses

  • November 19, 2018 19 Nov'18

    Pure Storage makes big hybrid push with Cloud Data Services

    Flash storage pioneer makes a big deal of its object storage architecture as it launches Pure capacity in the AWS cloud, plus replication to the cloud for on-premise hardware

  • November 19, 2018 19 Nov'18

    Top IT predictions in APAC in 2019

    Edge computing, data management and microservices will play a bigger role in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019 as enterprises reshape their technology architectures to become ‘digitally determined’ organisations

  • November 17, 2018 17 Nov'18

    Credit card fraud in ANZ showing no signs of abating

    The value of fraudulent transactions more than doubled that of legitimate purchases during the third quarter this year