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AI, machine learning effective in cyber defence, but can also present challenges
AI is not necessarily the right tool for every job.
Gartner details the five 'digital competencies' CFOs must wield in 2021
Advancing the emerging technologies of robotic process automation (RPA), advanced AI and more hinge on achieving these competencies, Gartner says.
Cybercriminals leverage AI to sustain attacks on enterprises
What is less discussed is how cybercriminals are taking advantage of those very same technologies to automate their attacks, too.
LogRhythm buys out MistNet to bolster analytics capabilities
LogRhythm says its aim is to bring stronger levels of machine learning-based detection and response.
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Six digital transformation trends to watch in 2021
During 2021, CIOs will have to work throughout their organisations and apply digital technologies and data to unlock new business opportunities, writes Cohesity head of systems engineering A/NZ Derek Cowan.
Four trends that will shape data strategy in 2021
To address the increasing number of cyber-attacks and data privacy concerns, more organisations should focus on ensuring their data platform can provide consistent data security, governance, lineage, and control across their hybrid cloud next year.
RPA and talent the key to powering businesses
Robotic Process Automation creates a digital workforce, using machine learning to work autonomously or in partnership with human employees. This combines human creativity and judgement with the reliability and predictability of robots.
AWS SageMaker gets nine new capabilities
The updates to the machine learning platform aim to meet the needs of existing ML developers and reduce barrier-to-entry for new users.
GlobalData: Machine learning a hot topic amongst AI influencers
As well as machine learning, big data and data science emerged as the most mentioned trends among the AI influencer discussions.
DXC Technology partners with Microsoft to deliver modern workplace solution
The platform will leverage several of Microsoft’s services, including Microsoft 365, Teams, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform.
Cyber Security Cloud launches WafCharm on Microsoft Azure
Already available to more than one million Amazon AWS users around the world, this launch provides Azure users with AI operation of Web Application Firewall (WAF) rules, expanding WafCharms availability to 60% of the world's cloud users.
Three steps to achieve a better patient experience using data in the healthcare industry
Introducing new technology to the healthcare industry beyond COVID-19 will be complicated. The only thing that can simplify it is well-organised data insights.
Is the 'fast follower' mentality holding back anti-money laundering in Australia?
The decade-old rules-based systems cannot keep up with sophisticated cyberattacks and money laundering threats on their own, writes FICO financial crimes leader for APAC Timothy Choon.
Xero extends automation with Hubdoc machine learning integration
Xero has bolstered its platform automation by building Hubdoc machine learning technology into the next phase of Xero Expenses.
AWS launches new EC2 instance powered by NVIDIA GPUs
The EC2 P4d, designed for machine learning and high-performance computing environment, features eight A100 GPUs and 400 Gbps of network bandwidth.
IBM Planning Analytics update receives praise at launch event
The presentations at the events in Auckland and Wellington introduced the new added functionality, which includes new UI features, charting, and cutting-edge AI-based forecasting.
Smart transformation: business resilience in an ever-changing world
While COVID-19 has emphasised the immediate need for resilience, the ever-changing business world means organisations must embrace smart transformation now and into the future, writes Micro Focus managing director for A/NZ Peter Fuller.
Workday announces data management and ML solutions
Now commercially available, Workday Accounting Center keeps up with the ever-increasing volume of operational data and turns it into accounting and insight faster and more efficiently, the company says.
Researchers create algorithm to uncover deepfakes
The researchers have trained machine learning algorithms to detect deepfake videos based on the dissimilarity in patterns between the audio and visual cues.
LF AI & Data Foundation to support open source AI, data & analytics
"This joint foundation will enable the key open source projects our industry depends on to have a sustainable home, which will drive further innovation and collaboration."
IDC: Digital infrastructure will be the catalyst for success post-pandemic
If organisations properly apply the key digital infrastructure tenets - technology adoption and IT governance - then revenue growth and business expansion will soon follow, according to the research.
Palo Alto Networks launches new SD-WAN solutions and enhancements
Palo Alto Networks has introduced two new SD-WAN appliances and enhancements to its next-generation SD-WAN solution, expanding the company’s CloudGenix SD-WAN solutions reach.
Why organisations are poised to embrace machine learning
Historically, ML was perceived to be an expensive undertaking that required massive upfront investment. But recently, many of the roadblocks that had been hindering adoption have now been removed.