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Stan Beer

Stan Beer

Stan Beer co-founded iTWire in 2005. With 30 plus years of experience working in IT and Australian technology media, Beer has published articles in most of the IT publications that have mattered, including the AFR, The Australian, SMH, The Age, as well as a multitude of trade publications.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (22January 2015)—A new global survey of more than 3,400 members of IT association ISACA shows that close to half (46 per cent) of respondents expect their organisation to face a cyberattack in 2015. Locally, in Australia/New Zealand (ANZ), respondents feel that attack is even more likely with 61 per cent expecting a cyberattack this year. This is concerning, since less than half of ANZ IT professionals (43 per cent) say they are prepared, likely due to a global shortage of skilled cybersecurity personnel.

Of all the cars his company made, Henry Ford loved the Model T the most. Not because it was the best but because it was a car for ordinary people. The Huawei Ascend Y550 is the Model T of smartphones and at $99, including a month of free access on the Vodafone 4G network, I can’t think of a reason not to own one.

ASX listed enterprise software company TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) has announced its results for the full year ending 30 September 2014, claiming a large part of its record earnings was a result of ousting established enterprise giants SAP, Oracle and Microsoft from their existing customer sites.

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