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NZTech calls for Govt to fund cybersecurity education as risk ramps up
NZTech says it's time for the Government to put funding into educating Kiwis about how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime, just as it does for road safety.
Cyber criminals target education sector as remote learning increases
“Unfortunately, until all students are back in the classroom full-time, educational institutions will continue to be a popular target for criminals."
GCSB names recipients of Women in STEM scholarships
The recipients each receive a $10,000 scholarship grant to support their STEM-related career path with the GCSB in fields such as computer science, engineering, and technical analysis.
New Zealand at serious risk of ruining digital future
"In a world where digital technology underpins every part of our society and economy, we must not risk our digital future."
WA university extends strategic partnership with Data#3
Data#3 has been chosen by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to renew and maintain the organisation’s secure network managed services.
Vectra and Baidam to offer cybersecurity scholarships for Indigenous peoples
The companies are partnering to provide First Nations’ peoples with scholarships, a full education and technical skills.
Increases in discretionary spending drives New Zealand PC growth
Strong demand due to students learning from home also fuelled growth.
Hands-on review: GoCube Edge
GoCube’s S.T.E.M. smart cube and app helped me solve a decades-old puzzle.
Unitec becomes first member to join NZ Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy
The academy has been set up to provide technology and resources to help equip students with the next-generation cybersecurity knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in the rapidly changing cyber-threat landscape.
The Access Group acquires Abintegro, extends support for academic institutions
The Access Group has acquired Abintegro Limited, a privately-owned, known for its career development and digital learning technologies.
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
The messages included spam, malware and phishing attacks.
New research project uses VR to make Australian roads safer
Virtual reality technology is being used to improve pedestrian safety for older Australians, thanks to the work of researchers at the University of South Australia.
Gartner: Aus enterprise IT spend to grow 3.6% in 2021
The latest from Gartner shows education and health are both keyed to exceed 8% spending growth.
Free ICT training made available to A/NZ citizens
“The building of digital skills has never been more important and there is an abundance of opportunities for those looking to take their career further within the ICT field."
Microsoft establishes data center region in Taiwan
Microsoft’s ‘Reimagine Taiwan’ initiative will be bolstered by the company’s plans to create a new data center region in the country.
Monique’s Story: From high school drop-out to Xero Software Developer
“Don’t let anyone hold you back. I didn’t even know that software development was a career option until I met someone in the industry, so asking around helps.”
D2L integrates Microsoft Teams into education training platform
“Recent events have re-enforced the importance of social context in learning, so collaboration, discussion, and teamwork are just as relevant in primary and secondary school as in vocational and higher education settings.”
7 ways educational technology improves classroom experiences
The use of properly integrated educational technology can also lead to better student outcomes, more well-adjusted students, improved student retention, and more.
Businesses underutilising cloud security due to lack of education and training
Demand is high for cloud security access brokers (CASB), but more training and clear goals are needed to ensure companies get full effectiveness of products.
Huawei launches ICT Certification program in Asia Pacific
The tech company reveals its long-term plan to bridge the ICT talent gap in the Asia Pacific
Hands-on review: The Neo Smartpen RECO
Why, in 2020, would you need a voice recorder when smartphones and laptops do the same job? We find out.
Monash University and collaborators bring learning analytics to life
A new model for learning analytics has been developed by Monash University researchers to help creators and innovators better understand the demands and requirements of educational technology.
Closing the cloud skills gap: How certification can maximise cloud investments & keep staff happy
You probably wouldn’t buy an expensive computer program if you didn’t know how to use it. Yet so many organisations invest in costly cloud programs, without having the necessary skills and training on board to make the most of the program.
LMS365 deploys new UK & Germany data centres
LMS365 will leverage the new data centres, running Microsoft Azure, to provide a learning platform that supports the data and compliance requirements within these local regions.