Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Innovators to hear from Smartsheet’s top executives at ENGAGE 2022

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Smartsheet, the global enterprise platform for dynamic work, will host its annual ENGAGE conference, slated for September 19-22, 2022, at the Seattle Convention Center. Thousands of innovators will hear from Smartsheet executives, special guests including McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown and Head of Commercial Technology Ed Green, and well-known brands like TIME and HP about platform updates, the power of Smartsheet and our vision for helping organizations amplify their impact, no matter the challenges they face.

Nominations for SolarWinds IT Pro Day 2022 Awards now officially open

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Nominations for the IT Pro Day 2022 Awards are open online at ITProDay.org. Created by SolarWinds, a provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, the event recognises the often unseen work IT pros do to keep our computer networks functional.

Businesses are doomed to fail when they stop asking the question, why?

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It’s important to ask questions like ‘Why do I offer my consulting services?’, ‘Why is my product sustainable and recycled?’, or ‘Why is this business important to me?’. That is because the answer to those questions is what can set you apart from the competition in the eyes of your employees and customers. Today, Australians are more considered and conscientious in the businesses and brands they choose to interact with than ever before.

Uptake of hospitality tech helps family owned eateries survive post COVID

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During the COVID-19 lockdowns many restaurants survived largely due to government support and online ordering, but now that life is ‘back to normal’ who is helping keep their doors open? With locals saving up to travel abroad, rapid inflation, rising costs, food shortages, empty city offices and a lack of staff, the pandemic challenges are far from over.
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Here’s why the click rate for vishing scams is triple that of phishing

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Most professionals have heard of phishing. It’s an online scam impersonating an individual or a company (typically via email) to persuade people to click...

Tech consulting firm Wipro launches Aussie cybersecurity consulting arm

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Wipro Limited, a technology services and consulting company, announced the launch of Wipro Shelde Australia, a sovereign cybersecurity offering for the Australian government and critical infrastructure industries, to help navigate the cyber threat landscape. Wipro acquired Ampion in 2021 and in integrating its two businesses – Shelde and Revolution IT – into Wipro, it gained access to specialist Australian cybersecurity, DevOps and engineering capabilities.

Arbor Ventures reaches strategic partnership deal with Tokio Marine

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Tokio Marine Asia Pte. Ltd. (Tokio Marine) announced a strategic partnership with Arbor Ventures (Arbor), a global Fintech / InsurTech-focused venture capital firm, headquartered in Singapore. This partnership, established through its Innovation Lab in Singapore, marks Tokio Marine's commitment to accelerating the digital transformation of the insurance industry.

LifeWorks reaches agreement with Cover-More to acquire Benestar

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LifeWorks, a provider of comprehensive mental health, digital and in-person total wellbeing solutions, announced an agreement with Cover-More Group to acquire Benestar, a top employee assistance program (EAP) and workplace wellbeing provider in Australia and New Zealand. Benestar is wholly owned by Cover-More, a company of Zurich Insurance Group.

Semperis accelerates APAC growth with strategic channel appointment

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Semperis, the pioneer in identity-driven cyber resilience for enterprises accelerated expansion of its hybrid identity protection solutions in APAC by onboarding Jacquie Young, a leader in the APAC with 26 years of tech and cybersecurity sales experience, as Director of Channels.

Cybersecurity tech firm NetWitness appoints Ken Naumann new CEO

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NetWitness, an RSA® Group Business and globally trusted provider of cybersecurity tech and incident response services, welcomes Ken Naumann as the new Chief Executive Officer. Naumann joins NetWitness from AccessData, a provider of digital forensic investigation tech where he led the firm’s growth as CEO. Under his leadership and direction, AccessData was one of the world leaders in data forensics before it was ultimately acquired by Exterro.