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Training
Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
Here we explore reasons that companies can benefit from investing in staff training and certification as well as ways to persuade leadership teams to invest.
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Coursera
Coursera launches Career Academy and certificates from Meta and IBM
"Students and workers need access to fast-tracked learning and career pathways to take advantage of these unprecedented career opportunities."
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Manufacturing
SYSPRO achieves Technology Evaluation Centres certification
SYSPRO has been certified by Technology Evaluation Centres (TEC) after a successful demonstration session of its product.
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Optic Security Group
Optic Security Group achieves new ISO certifications for A/NZ
Optic Security Group has achieved three International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certifications across each of its business units in Australia and New Zealand.
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Video
Neat achieves certification for Microsoft Teams in A/NZ
Neat has announced it has achieved certification for Microsoft Teams for its flagship products, making the company's video devices available to Teams customers in the A/NZ region.
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Chayora
Chayora receives Uptime Institute Gold Certification
Uptime Institute has awarded Chayora Tier III Gold Certification of Operation Sustainability for its utilisation of infrastructure at its Tianjin campus.
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Licensing
Renesas launches industry leading functional safety solutions
Renesas Electronics Corporation has launched functional safety solutions that meet the IEC61508 standard for both its RA and RX Families of microcontrollers.
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Viatek
Viatek Technology achieves notable security certifications
The certifications confirm the company adheres to the latest Information Security Management System for data, info systems and computer networks.
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Internet of Things
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Exploring Tech Futures Lab's Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments
Today we are joined by IoT professional Kriv Naicker, who shares with us his involvement with education provider Tech Futures Lab.
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Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric releases new certification to help meet digital security needs
Schneider Electric has announced a new security technology certification in an effort to keep engineers further accredited as Australia makes the switch to more digitised buildings.
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Forbury
Forbury achieves ISO/IEC 27001 information security certification
Forbury, a commercial real estate valuation software company, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification.
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Open source
The Linux Foundation makes record progress in addressing talent shortages
The Linux Foundation summarises the progress made in 2021 towards its goal of ensuring anyone can start an open-source technology career.
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DDLS
The skills all aspiring IT professionals need in 2022
Career progression is something never far from the mind of most IT professionals.
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Zoom
Zoom awarded new international security certification after intensive evaluation
Communication tool Zoom has been announced as the first video communication client to be awarded Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2 (v3.1 rev. 5), issued by the German Federal Office for Information Security.
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STEM
Study: Online learning helping reduce the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia
Online learning is reducing the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia, according to a new study by Coursera.
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Accounting
Blackline achieves ISO/IEC certifications for security & data privacy
“Achieving ISO/IEC 27018 and 27701 certifications reaffirms our longstanding commitment to comply with information security protocol."
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One Identity
One Identity hits new milestone with latest PAM solution certification
One Identity has achieved Common Criteria certification by the National Information Association Partnership (NIAP) for its Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 6.7 privileged access management (PAM) solution.
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Macquarie Data Centres
Macquarie's Sydney data centres granted Hosting Certification Framework
“The Certified Strategic listing of our portfolio is further proof that Macquarie Data Centres is rising to the evolving expectations of private and public sector customers."
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Certification
NTT's Cyberjaya 5 data center receives Uptime Institute, EPI certifications
NTT’s Cyberjaya 5 data center campus has this week received two certifications from the Uptime Institute, as well as separate certifications from EPI.
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Microsoft
Microsoft commits to NZ's tech future with free Azure training
NZ's tech capabilities will only succeed if there are skilled people to help operate and manage them.
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Partner Programme
Lexmark brings new certification program to A/NZ partners
The global imaging solutions leader says the program is designed to enhance channel partners’ service capabilities, and to support their sales and marketing efforts.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Talend certified for AWS Migration and Outposts
Recognises ability to enable migration to AWS and product integration to aid companies looking for a hybrid-cloud solution.
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Remote Working
DigiCert revamps PKI management capabilities for remote work
The revamp provides new ways of delivering certificate automation that can authenticate employees and devices, and encrypt data over networks.
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Certification
Latest DDLS certification equips IT professionals with in-demand security skills
DDLS has introduced the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification from (ISC), a significant addition to its cybersecurity portfolio.