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Employers look to hire inexperienced coders due to skills shortage
"Even inexperienced workers without prior qualifications or experience had managed to pivot to new roles in coding as long as they are willing to upskill."
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Education
Microsoft Hong Kong partners with CUHK Business School
The collaboration sees CUHK Business School become the first business school as the authorised exam centre for Microsoft Certifications in Hong Kong.
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Dell Technologies reveals growth of Student TechCrew in A/NZ
Dell Student TechCrew is an initiative designed to promote future career skills through Dell’s technical certification program and hands-on experience.
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Why security must be a priority in the software development process
Ask a typical software developer to name their top priority when writing code, and the answer is likely to be ‘creating new features’. Security is simply not on the radar screen for most developers.
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Microsoft NZ and TupuToa to boost diversity in cybersecurity sector
Microsoft NZ has teamed up with TupuToa to co-develop a cyber security employment programme specifically aimed at creating more diversity in Aotearoa's cybersecurity sector.
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Infosec unveils role-guided cybersecurity training roadmaps
Infosec Skills Roles maps hands-on training and certifications to the 12 most in-demand cybersecurity roles to maximise training efficiency.
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Trojan cyber attacks hitting SMBs harder than ever - Kaspersky
In 2022 the number of Trojan-PSW detections increased by almost a quarter compared to the same period in 2021 to reach 4,003,323.
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Delinea enhances partner experience with new training initiatives
Delinea has announced a range of training and certification initiatives to help scale the capacity of VARs, System Integrators, MSPs and MSSPs to meet the demand for PAM solutions.
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Fortinet training edges toward closing cybersecurity gap
The Fortinet Training Institute has made significant progress in closing the cybersecurity skills gap, on track to train one million people by 2026.
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HubSpot launches 'The Great Upskill' week to inspire learning
Brands across APAC including Google ANZ, MessageMedia, Meltwater, Seismic and Aircall, will give their employees a full workday to dedicate to upskilling.
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Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
Here we explore reasons that companies can benefit from investing in staff training and certification as well as ways to persuade leadership teams to invest.
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HPE announces new AI development and machine learning solutions
HPE has announced a variety of new solutions to help create better business and data outcomes for enterprises.
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Cybersecurity skills shortage causing headaches for industry
The shortage has multiple challenges and repercussions for organisations, including the occurrence of security breaches and subsequently loss of money.
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Ransomware
Fortinet launches security awareness and training service
Fortinet has launched a new security awareness and training service to enhance workforce cyber awareness and mitigate threats.
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Accelerated UK expansion for ANZ tech companies
The UK Government is working with Australian and New Zealand national and state governments to take a delegation of tech scaleups for London Tech Week.
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Secure Code Warrior survey highlights attitudes towards coding security
According to a new survey from Secure Code Warrior, only 29% of developers believe that writing vulnerability-free code should be prioritised.
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Blockchain Diploma a breakthrough for TAFE
TAFE Queensland has been approved with JobTrainer funding for Australia's first Diploma of Applied Blockchain. 
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Open source
Free security training from the Open source Security Foundation
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open source Security Foundation is now available.
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MTX Group expands presence and tech skills training in A/NZ
Global technology consulting firm MTX Group has announced its expansion across Australia and into New Zealand as it invests in the Asia Pacific region.
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AWS reports NZ's urgent need for digital skills training
One million more New Zealand workers will require digital skills training for their jobs in the next year, according to new research.
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Sustainability
AWS launches space and sustainability accelerator programs
Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of two global accelerator programs to help startups address challenges in healthcare, space, and sustainability.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Secure Code Warrior
Secure Code Warrior is a security company that helps train developers to write more secure code, and Pieter Danhieux joins us to discuss what the company does and what they have been working on in the security space.
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H2O.ai democratises deep learning with H2O Hydrogen Torch
H2O.ai announces H2O Hydrogen Torch, a deep learning training engine that makes it easy to make no-code image, video and natural language processing models. 
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Pluralsight and Go1 bring top tech education to more
Together, the companies state they will deliver a curated content experience designed to help Go1 customers learn in-demand technology skills.