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Get an Extra 20% Off a Lifetime of Powerful VPN Protection Through 4/7

TL;DR: Protect your business’s data and privacy with a lifetime subscription to OysterVPN. It’s currently available to new users for the best-on-web price of just $32 with coupon code SECURE20 through April 7. There are three important reasons for businesses to use a VPN: to keep your work data safe . . . Read more

Proofpoint: APAC Employees Are Choosing Convenience, Speed Over Cyber Security

CISOs know best practice information security management comes down to people as much as technology. Without employees and a robust security culture on your side, tech deployment will not stop threat actors, who continue to find their way into organisations. It appears Asia-Pacific employees are not getting the message. Cyber . . . Read more

Australian Organisations Need to Build Trust With Consumers Over Data & AI

Image: Adobe/Andrii Global data highlights a concerning trend, where Australian organisations are starting to fall behind in a “trust gap” between what customers expect them to do with data and privacy and what is actually happening. New data shows that 90% of people want to see organisations transform to properly . . . Read more

Data Governance to Be a Renewed Focus in IT for Australian Organisations in 2024

Across Australia, much of the focus to date has been on understanding artificial intelligence’s role in each sector and taking those first steps towards adoption. It was a year of experimentation and exploration. But where 2023 was the year where AI exploded into mainstream consciousness, 2024 looks like it will . . . Read more

What Australian IT Leaders Need to Focus on Ahead of Privacy Act Reforms

Sonia Sharma, Maddocks partner Australian organisations are showing varying levels of preparedness when it comes to data privacy, with Maddocks partner Sonia Sharma saying they need to get ahead of legislative change because the conversation has already moved from the “Parliament to the pub.” Sharma said organisations should act now . . . Read more

An Overview of IBM Data Governance Solutions

IBM offers a comprehensive suite of governance solutions that cover automation, policy management, GRC and more. See if any of these tools will benefit your company’s governance strategy. IBM data governance tools help IT and data science teams manage their organization’s data. These solutions ensure enterprise data is usable and . . . Read more

Understand the Basics of Data Governance in E-Commerce

Data governance is necessary in e-commerce as it ensures that decisions are based on quality data while simultaneously managing risk and upholding compliance standards. Data governance serves as the backbone for businesses to manage and utilize data effectively. It begins with the inventory and classification of available data, guided by . . . Read more

Retailers Are Rapidly Scaling Surveillance of Australian Consumers — Why This Is a Red Flag

IT professionals across sectors that interact with consumers, and retail in particular, need to make themselves aware of the implications of surveillance capitalism because, while there are many legitimate uses that surveillance is being used for, there’s also the concern that poor data shepherding processes could lead to inadvertent misuse . . . Read more

OneTrust Data Governance Review (2023): Features & Pricing

OneTrust: Fast facts Pricing: OneTrust does not offer transparent pricing details on its website. Those interested can test its 14-day free trial before speaking with the sales team for more details. Key features: End-to-end management solutions for privacy, security and compliance. Automated tools. Centralized dashboards. Enterprise-grade governance risk and compliance . . . Read more

How Google Keeps Company Data Safe While Using Generative AI Chatbots

Google’s Behshad Behzadi weighs in on how to use generative AI chatbots without compromising company information. Image: Sundry Photography/Adobe Stock Google’s Bard, one of today’s high-profile generative AI applications, is used with a grain of salt within the company. In June 2023, Google asked its staff not to feed confidential . . . Read more