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Twitter
New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
Twitter recognises that it’s hard to tell just how much misinformation is out there on social media.
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Cybersecurity
Here’s how human-like bots perform online fraud
62.7% of bad bots on the login page can mimic human behaviour. That means these bots can take over user accounts or can even create fake accounts.
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Artificial Intelligence
Automation Anywhere advances IQ Bot to extend Intelligent Document Processing
“IQ Bot’s latest release further simplifies the automation journey by empowering business users to easily harness AI and machine learning to rapidly automate document-centric processes by themselves."
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Artificial Intelligence
Kiwi employees embracing a future of AI
Kiwi employees are the most secure in their roles when it comes to embracing artificial intelligence in the workplace, compared to all other countries surveyed including, Australia, USA, UK, Germany and Japan.  
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Artificial Intelligence
Huawei’s 10 megatrend predictions for 2025
The GIV predicts technology trends up until 2025, including 5G coverage, AI deployment, home robot adoption, and smart assistant use rates.
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Firewall
Barracuda launches bot protection feature for firewall offerings
Bots have evolved from using simple scripts to using sophisticated tactics such as headless browsers and machine learning to break through traditional application security defences.
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Artificial Intelligence
Freshworks enhances its AI-powered Omnibot
“The predictive engagement engine by Freshworks helps sales personnel identify and capitalise on opportunities."
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Digital Transformation
IDC: Top 10 trends for Australia’s digital transformation
The CDO title is declining, 35% of us will be working with bots, the Net Promoter Score will be key to success, and more.
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Digital Transformation
IDC: Top 10 trends for NZ’s digital transformation
The CDO title is declining, 40% of us will be working with bots, the Net Promoter Score will be key to success, and more.
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Akamai
Interview: Inside the crybercriminal gig economy for bots
Techday spoke to Akamai Asia Pacific security technology and strategy head Fernando Serto about how organisations are being impacted.
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Hybrid Cloud
The nine for ‘19: Citrix’s top nine tech trends for 2019
Instead of delivering the usual 'Top 10', Citrix's CTO has shared his take on the top 9 trends that will be crucial in 2019.
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IT Automation
Exclusive: SailPoint CEO on why bot identities need to be scrutinised
Bots today have access to mission-critical systems, applications and data, just like any other user within the organisation.
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Identity and Access Management
SailPoint updates IdentityIQ to expand definition of digital identities
The update gives enterprises the ability to govern non-human identities such as software bots, including robotic process automation (RPA) bots.
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Artificial Intelligence
How businesses can prepare their contact centre for a bot/AI environment
Bots are becoming a new reality that is impacting the way businesses approach customer service
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Cybercrime
'Honeypot' experiment exposes how hackers are doing their work
Cybereason created a fake financial services company with weak cybersecurity to reveal how cybercriminals are using bots to do all the grunt work.
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Chatbots
Ivanti releases new cloud AI bot app for service management
Ivanti has released a new cloud-delivered artificial intelligence (AI) application for service management.
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Bots
With $2.5m in its pocket, local security firm Kasada sets its sights on the US
Two Australian venture capital firms have raised $2.5 million for local cybersecurity firm Kasada, which will now set its sights on the US market.
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Cybersecurity
Malicious 'bad bots' account for more web traffic than ever before
4% of bad bot traffic is made up of moderate or sophisticated bots, which evade detection by distributing their attacks over multiple IP addresses.
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Cybercrime
From Vietnam without love: Asia Pacific's next cyber attack hub
Vietnam may be called the next Silicon Valley for its technology prowess, but for the first time it is now one of the top five cyber attack sources.
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Collaboration
The new normal: Robots, hyper-collaboration and smart meetings
It is the convergence of people plus, not versus, technology that are now working together.
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Domain Names
Digital shadows looks at fake news, disinformation and how they affect business reputations
Russia is just the tip of the iceberg for this issue with regular misinformation campaigns and attacks observed worldwide.
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Machine learning
The power of people in today’s digital-service economy
Jeff Arnold, Unit4 A/NZ sales director examines how businesses can proactively manage their workforce by adopting technology to increase efficiency.
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Contact Centre
Exclusive: Amazon bringing massive CX opportunities for local channel
Amazon is coming – and it’s bringing with it a ‘massive’ opportunity for the local IT reseller community, Frost & Sullivan says.
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Microsoft
Bot services market worth US$1,783.9m by 2022 – APAC the driver
​A new research report from MarketsandMarkets has forecast very positive times ahead for the bot services market, with APAC leading the way.