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Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
05 Nov 18
How to address Australia’s alarming cyber security shortage
"To address the cyber security skill shortages in Australia, CySCA aims to promote cyber security as a career option."
24 Sep 18
Tech in schools can level the experience playing field
A survey by Instructure suggests technology could give students the world experience needed to help navigate an increasingly globalised world.
06 Sep 18
Iranian govt hackers phishing universities worldwide – Secureworks
The targeting of online academic resources is similar to previous cyber operations by COBALT DICKENS, a threat group associated with the Iranian govt.
31 Aug 18
Using AI to address the cybersecurity skill shortage
There is an expected shortage of over 1.8 million security professionals worldwide over the next few years.
14 Aug 18
BNZ teaches Settlers Village residents about online scams
Residents at Auckland’s Settlers Village are now wiser to the dangers of online scams, thanks to a visit from BNZ staff yesterday.
09 Aug 18
Mimecast acquires cybersecurity training firm Ataata
Ataata's security awareness training and cyber risk management platform will be integrated with Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email.
13 Jul 18
Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year.
20 Jun 18
Qlik throws its weight behind data literacy through A/NZ education providers
According to Qlik’s recent Data Literacy Survey, there is only a 19% data literacy rate amongst graduate entry level workers in Australia.
07 Jun 18
Bridging the digital skills gap in the AEC industry
With the construction industry projected to grow by more than 120,000 jobs in the next five years, having a workforce of skilled employees is a must.
30 May 18
AWS funding bursary course to support local data centre workforce
The global giant has partnered with the Institute of Technology Tallaght in Ireland to help local talent pursue a career in technology.
25 May 18
Tableau partners with Swinburne University on new analytics course
The course is positioned as a method for increasing the digital literacy of students in a range of professions.
24 May 18
How artificial intelligence can assist the delivery of quality education
AI could assist a university with the processing of student enrolment applications or the reporting of academic results.
18 May 18
Te Papa and EQC’s Minecraft mod shakes up earthquake education
Skeleton horses and killer bunnies may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons.
15 May 18
Wellington businesses promote ICT opportunities to the region’s teenage girls
"We are certain that opportunities like this make a difference in addressing the current gender imbalance in ICT."
14 May 18
Budget 2018: Govt. to invest $42 billion in capital spending
“We have to build the strong foundations that give every New Zealander the chance to succeed."
10 May 18
Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
03 May 18
Exclusive Interview: Targeting the university sector with AARNet and Zoom
ARRNet talk about the best ways to service the education sector, as well as its collaboration with Zoom
27 Apr 18
Research: HP took lion’s share of PC shipments in 4Q17
“Chromebooks grew by 67.2% YoY, the majority of which came from the education segment. The uptake of Chromebooks is expected to increase in 2018.”
21 Mar 18
New education platform empowers Kiwi teachers in the digital age
The Digital Passport has been created by 12 Mind Lab educators to enable teachers to develop skills and understanding to deliver the new curriculum.
19 Mar 18
AUT launches online course to support Kiwi entrepreneurship
The Practical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Paper (ENTR770) welcomed its first official intake of students on March 14.
16 Mar 18
NZ entrepreneurs launch interactive learning ‘games’ for kids
The Zingoshi Chronicles, a transmedia project created by two New Zealand entrepreneurs comprises books, video games, and eventually a TV series.
15 Mar 18
Can a pizza box be used to harness the power of the sun?
Genesis Energy believes that its Energising Young Minds competition will help school students learn to enjoy STEM subjects.
01 Mar 18
The University of Auckland gets its own AR expert
One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising AR will join the University of Auckland.
26 Feb 18