Analysis

What is digital trust? How CSOs can help drive business

Chief security officers should play a key role in building trust with customers, and that translates to better customer acquisition, greater customer loyalty, and more revenue.

Australian Govt releases proposed reform to encryption laws

The Federal Government has published the changes it proposes in order to access encrypted communications.

Cisco, Arista settle lawsuit, refocus battle on network, data center, switching arenas

After nearly four years of slashing at each other with legal swords in court Cisco and Arista have agreed to disagree, mostly. To settle the mêlée, Arista has agreed to pay Cisco $400 million which will result in the dismissal of all pending district court and International Trade Commission litigation between the companies.

Why Facebook looking to access bank data shouldn't surprise anyone

Early this week the Wall Street Journal claimed Facebook was sounding out major US financial institutions over the possibility of accessing customers' banking information as a means of offering them 'new services', such as fraud alerts and instant balance checks directly within Facebook Messenger.

Humans remain part of Commonwealth Bank's ‘digital leading’ future

Commonwealth Bank’s network of 1000 physical branches and its Australia-based call centre staff will “remain very relevant” in the future despite customers growing use of digital channels, the bank’s CEO Matt Comyn said today.

Arm flexes flexibility with Pelion IoT announcement

Arm's new Pelion IoT Platform software handles management of devices, data and connectivity for corporate internet of things deployments.

Australian authority turns to IoT to protect the environment

Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has an IT overhaul underway that is seeing the department create a new data exchange to analyse information from potentially thousands of IoT devices in the field.

Google, Cisco amp-up enterprise cloud integration

Cisco and Google last October teamed up to develop a Kubernetes, hybrid cloud offering. Kubernetes, originally designed by Google, is an open-source-based system for developing and orchestrating containerized applications.

Google’s tiny chip represents a big bet on IoT

Google announced a chip and edge software that could transform the enterprise IoT landscape.

How Buzzfeed democratised content analytics using BigQuery and Looker

Publisher Buzzfeed has rebuilt its analytics processes around Google's BigQuery data warehouse and Looker dashboards for consumption by reporters and editors.

HSBC looks to ramp up machine learning usage with Google Cloud

Global bank HSBC has taken its first pilot machine learning projects with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) into production and is now looking to ramp up the porting of applications and data workloads onto the vendor’s cloud infrastructure, once Google provides more granular encryption key controls in August.

Blockchain, chatbots, and AI could reinvent corporate finance

Over the next several years, CFOs and their finance organizations will be able to tap three key technologies to make their business processes better, faster and less expensive.