La Trobe Uni builds AI ‘Explorer’ to help Arts students visualise a career – Cloud- Tempemail

La Trobe University is giving prospective Arts students a Netflix-inspired experience they can use to select a major from the more than 50 on offer and to then “know what career outcomes that would give them”. Chief technology officer Stuart Hildyard revealed the existence of the Bachelor of Arts Explorer Continue Reading

State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn – Networking – Security- Tempemail

Government-backed hackers are attacking healthcare and research institutions in an effort to steal valuable information about efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, Britain and the United States said on Tuesday in a joint warning. In a statement, Britain’s Tempemail Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the US. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Continue Reading

Twitter tests telling users their tweet replies may be offensive – Networking – Security- Tempemail

Twitter Inc will test sending users a prompt when they reply to a tweet using “offensive or hurtful language,” in an effort to clean up conversations on the social media platform, the company said in a tweet on Tuesday. When users hit “send” on their reply, they will be told Continue Reading

Lebanese government to manage mobile networks ahead of new tender – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Lebanon’s government will take back management of the country’s two state-owned mobile phone networks after the latest contracts expired, and plans to prepare a new tender within three months. Lebanon has only two service providers, Alfa and Touch, which bring in a huge chunk of revenues for the heavily-indebted state. Continue Reading

SAP discloses security lapses; says there was no data breach – Security – Software- Tempemail

Business software group SAP disclosed on Tuesday that some of its cloud products did not meet contractual or statutory security standards and said it would take remedial action to fix the problem as soon as possible. The shortcomings were not identified in response to a specific security incident, the German Continue Reading

Home Affairs reshuffles tech group due to COVID-19 – Strategy- Tempemail

The Department of Home Affairs has reshuffled its technology and major capability group and appointed a new interim chief information officer in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  The temporary shakeup within the super-agency occurred in March after Prime Minister Scott Morrison activated the Tempemail Coordination Mechanism (NCM) in response to Continue Reading

ANZ runs cloud boot camp to train 2000 staff remotely – Finance – Training & Development – Cloud- Tempemail

ANZ Banking Group put over 2000 staff through a week-long cloud boot camp that it ran virtually with the aim of getting as many as possible AWS certified. The ‘get certified in a week’ program was run by ANZ’s enterprise cloud portfolio team within Group Technology. “Our idea came when Continue Reading

St Mungo’s launch coronavirus emergency appeal- Tempemail

Following their successful Christmas campaign for homeless charity St Mungo’s which raised over £250,000, Paragon Park House has developed a pro-active campaign to address the challenges that the coronavirus crisis presents to people sleeping rough. Living on the streets is harmful and dangerous at any time. But it’s particularly dangerous Continue Reading

Brand safety best practices during an evolving news cycle: experts share insights on brand safety measures amid Covid-19 crisis- Tempemail

Misconceptions about content blocking are making it difficult for brands to engage audiences during this pandemic, according to Tanzil Bukhari, managing director EMEA at DoubleVerify. He was speaking at a panel session on brand safety best practices during an evolving news cycle for Tempemail’s Digital Transformation Festival. The session looked Continue Reading