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ANZ lacks privacy obligations understanding, finds ISACA
Last week
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ISACA Privacy in Practice 2023 survey shows only 35% respondents in Australia and New Zealand confident of their organisation’s ability to ensure data privacy.
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Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
Thu, 6th Oct 2022
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Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
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Time for Australian technology law overhaul - ACS
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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"ACS welcomes the government's call for reform of the nation's cybersecurity and privacy regulation in response to the Optus data breach."
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Infovista enters strategic partnership for 5G offerings
Mon, 25th Jul 2022
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Infovista has entered a strategic collaboration with PCTEL to co-develop joint 5G network testing use cases for mobile operators and industry regulators.
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The NZ TCF endorses move by ComCom to promote TDR dispute scheme
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum has welcomed the move by the Commerce Commission to further promote customers' access to the Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Scheme (TDR).
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Blasé attitudes to cybersecurity by business a national risk
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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The largely unregulated state of cybersecurity in NZ, and consequential ambivalence of most businesses, risk hurting the country's trading prospects.
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Govt must step up to police social media - InternetNZ boss
Tue, 31st May 2022
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A technology industry leader is urging the government not to shy away from policing social media platforms in New Zealand.
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Hugosave granted Major Payment Institution license
Tue, 12th Apr 2022
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digital
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investment
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monetary authority of singapore
Hugosave has been granted a Major Payment Institution (MPI) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
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Three eCommerce trends set to dominate in 2022
Wed, 30th Mar 2022
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Digital commerce sales in Australia have jumped significantly due to pandemic business conditions. Regionally, digital commerce in APAC is expected to nearly double in size by 2025.
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Digital transformation, privacy and the 'darkside' of the Metaverse
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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Technology is growing more and more sophisticated with each passing year. However, as the metaverse begins to unfold, we're only just scratching the surface to leverage data in new and innovative ways. 
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Electronic signatures are the future of business – we just need regulation to catch up
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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Australian business leaders have endured enough uncertainty in the past two years without having to worry about whether their signatures are worth the paper they’re printed on.
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Coping with increasing cybersecurity challenges (from the good side and the bad!)
Wed, 12th Jan 2022
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Let’s spare a thought for cybersecurity professionals as we look into our crystal ball to see what 2022 holds. They’ll be under increasing pressure from the ‘bad guys’ and the ‘good guys’ as well.
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Report explores changing attitudes among business leaders to data-driven growth
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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digital transformation
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data management
AND Digital has revealed data skills are a big concern for businesses looking for growth via data.
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Laika improves IT audit process with latest release
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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compliance
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innovation
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"Our new Laika+ offering delivers programmatically verifiable compliance with reproducible results for businesses of all sizes and industries while relieving the pain points of the audit process.”
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Orolia and Hoptroff strike up partnership deal, collaborate on TTaaS software
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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The collaboration will offer Hoptroff’s Traceable Time as a Service (TTaaS) as an add-on to Orolia’s suite of products, providing more precise and verifiable time to customers.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Interactive director of business continuity
Fri, 12th Mar 2021
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In this IT Jam, we speak to Interactive director of data centre and business continuity Brett Wilson, who discusses the emerging trends coming out of the business continuity space.
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Sisense and Profectus partner up to meet compliance for new payment regulation
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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In the wake of the Payment Times Reporting Scheme coming into effect this year, the two companies have developed an approach to save businesses time and money.
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Australia’s environment deserves real-time monitoring
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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Australia’s regulators are indirectly polluting the environment due to the adoption of a new regulatory framework. It’s not the framework that’s the issue, but the fact that an upgrade to monitoring technology doesn’t accompany it.
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South Australian Govt names Vix Vizion as official provider of facial recognition software
Tue, 3rd Nov 2020
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Vix Vizion’s Australian-owned Imagus Facial Recognition Software has been approved as an officially recognised solution, and placed on the government's website for licensed premises and systems integrators to contact.
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VR spells virtual trouble for some regulators
Thu, 30th Jan 2020
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Virtual reality (VR)'s popularity continues to soar but it’s an area that’s largely unregulated, which is causing headaches for some regulators around the world.
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Speed of technological change calls for better regulations, new study finds
Mon, 27th Jan 2020
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economist intelligence unit
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“Disruption is here to stay and it is important that regulators are able to keep pace, but also balance that speed with decisions that are based on consideration of stakeholder concerns."
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Do ANZ companies care about AI ethics as much as they should?
Tue, 10th Sep 2019
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With the rapid global deployment of advanced technology, and specifically the growth in the ANZ region, technology leaders need to work with employers, employees and customers, to achieve the optimal balance in this largely uncharted ethical and regulatory territory, Genesys states.
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Interview: Businesses must prepare for privacy regulation update
Fri, 2nd Aug 2019
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compliance
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brightstar
Privacy regulation in New Zealand is taking its cues from regulation in other jurisdictions - in particular the GDPR.
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ComCom says its time to deregulate copper voice services
Mon, 22nd Jul 2019
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commerce commission
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The Commerce Commission has cited the range of alternative voice offerings and shrinking consumer numbers as reasons to let Spark take the reigns.
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