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Palo Alto Networks
BT adds Zoom Meetings to its digital workplace portfolio
The agreement means BT becomes the first global provider to offer a fully managed Zoom Meetings service featuring a choice of connectivity and integration with its global voice network. 
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Palo Alto Networks
BT Security shakes up roster of vendors after 'largest ever' partner review
BT says the decision to review their security partner base was driven by the recognition that many customers find it difficult to navigate today’s complex security landscape, as well as customers’ desire to have a ‘leaner set of partners’.
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Microsoft
BT launches first in series of managed security services for Microsoft cloud
“BT’s collaboration with Microsoft is expanding further to recognise the combined strength of our security offerings and deliver industry leading solutions for our customers.”
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
BT opens doors to Paris cybersecurity operations centre
The Paris Cyber SOC will provide advanced incident detection, threat intelligence, orchestration and automation services.
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SD-WAN
BT’s automation platform aims to help customers embrace SD-WAN
The unique platform allows BT to fully integrate solutions from its partners.
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Cybersecurity
BT and UTS team-up to fight cybercrime
The collaboration will focus on cybersecurity as well as machine learning.
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Cybersecurity
BT and Europol join forces to stem ‘global cybercrime epidemic’
It’s clear cybercrime is increasingly becoming a global issue with organisations around the world realising power lies in collaboration.
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Microsoft
34 tech heavyweights stand strong: Protecting the globe from cyber threats
Not only with the companies protect customers, they've also vowed not to help governments who want to go on the cyber offensive.
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5G
5G race ramping up with Huawei and Ericsson taking action
​5G has been talked about for a number of years but the quest is really starting to heat up with the big players keen to express their handiwork.
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Cloud
IBM Cloud now connected to BT's 'Cloud of Clouds'
Direct connectivity to IBM Cloud data centers in Asia, and Australia as well as Mainland Europe and the US will arrive over the coming months.
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Machine Learning
Interview: BT on securing cooperation between government and industry
BT’s Rajiv Shah on the importance of government engagement and threat sharing in cybersecurity.
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BT
INTERPOL & BT sign landmark data exchange agreement to combat cybercrime
“Interpol’s agreement with BT is an important step in our continued efforts to ensure law enforcement worldwide has access to information they need."
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BT
BT appoints new Australasia Director for Government Cyber Security
Rajiv Shah will lead BT’s expansion into Australasia as leading as Director for Government Cyber Security.
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Cybersecurity
BT invests to expand cybersecurity presence down under
​BT and the New South Wales Government have announced the opening of a new global cybersecurity research and development hub in Sydney.
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Bandwidth
Introducing bandwidth on demand - the latest from BT
With Bandwidth on demand, customers can increase bandwidth in real time when needed, for the period they require.
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Cybercrime
BT says investing in all the latest cybersecurity is no silver bullet
Throwing money at cybersecurity is a mistake that can make firms a target not just for cyber criminals but also for over-zealous IT salespeople.
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Infrastructure
Two industry heavyweights team up to research ‘SDN network of the future’
BT and Dell EMC have collaborated to explore the coupling of data centre technology and specialist switching software to create the next network.
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Cybersecurity
British Telecommunications appoints new VP for security in AMEA
​British Telecommunications (BT) has announced the appointment of Juni Yan as vice president for security in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA).
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Unified Communications
BT boosts cloud collaboration with Cisco Spark integration
BT One Collaborate Spark helps customers create productive digital environments for their employees while reducing the cost of international calls.
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BT
James Hennah appointed by BT to lead South East Asia operations
He will lead BT’s South East Asia team from Singapore, focusing mainly on Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines.
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Palo Alto Networks
Weekly NZ security roundup: RedShield, Palo Alto Networks, non-malware attacks and firewalls
At Aura Information Security’s 31c0n we spoke to RedShield’s Sam Pickles, who talked about everything from TSL attacks, DDoS, data breach laws and why they’re a step in the right direction.
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Internet of Things
Interview: Bring on the barbecue - how IT & OT must work together to build better security
Bryan K Fite explains why OT whitelisting works, but "if you try to whitelist something on the internet you would break it. There are too many sites."
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Cybersecurity
BT: It’s not just cyber criminals who will compromise your valuable data
It may be a cliché but it can’t be said enough: where security breaches are concerned, it’s not if but when.
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Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity battling with "ruthless and efficient" cyber criminals
Half of IT decision makers have no real strategy to protect against digital crime even though 94% are aware of it. Instead, they feel constrained.