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Compliance
OCEG survey shows demand for connected GRC systems
The survey also revealed that many organisations lack visibility and connected processes to manage the increased velocity and volume of risks. 
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Micro Focus unveils Data Center Automation for SaaS delivery
MicroFocus has released Data Center Automation (DCA) for software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery, offering more cost-effective vulnerability risk and IT compliance management.
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Payroll
Automating payroll to manage complexity and minimise compliance risks
Payroll is arguably one of the most sensitive areas of a business. Ensuring all employees are paid on time, correctly, and according to their entitlements while maintaining confidentiality is essential.
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Compliance
Profectus Group serves up payment analysis for Barbeques Galore
Profectus Group has recently won a deal with Australian retailer Barbeques Galore that is set to serve up expert analysis of rebates and payments for better business outcomes.
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Compliance
Varonis launches response to Salesforce security gaps
"This new release gives customers critical visibility and protection. Varonis' platform approach helps companies unify their cloud security controls."
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GDPR
90% of companies still not compliant with data privacy acts
As of 31 March 2022, 90% of companies are not fully compliant with CCPA and CPRA Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) requirements.
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Compliance
Data-driven companies stuck in inefficient, manual processes
Although data-driven companies place utmost priority on securing sensitive data, most are stuck in cycles of ineffective manual practices.
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Privileged Access Management / PAM
Legislative compliance requires privileged access management
Australia's Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021, extends cybersecurity provisions to data, finance, water, energy, and more.
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Compliance
MetricStream announces new product for improved GRC
MetricStream has announced a new product to simplify the ability to navigate the rapidly growing importance of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC).
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Machine learning
Talend data catalogue enables proactive compliance approach
Talend has announced the availability of Talend Data Catalog 8, an automated data catalogue enabling a proactive approach to compliance management.
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SaaS
AvePoint updates Cloud Records with improved lifecycle management
AvePoint has released enhancements to its SaaS platform to improve information lifecycle management and ensure data resilience and compliance.
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Compliance
Qualys Context XDR launched to rapidly identify threats
Incident response and threat hunting teams need an accurate picture of their attack surface to maintain an effective security program, Qualys states.
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SaaS
Foresite acquires Cyber Lantern to make SMBs less vulnerable to devastating breaches
Foresite Cybersecurity has announced the acquisition of Cyber Lantern into its security monitoring, management, and assessment solutions. 
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Compliance
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform. 
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Compliance
Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
“We are not just another RegTech creating compliance forms, and software that ticks a box. We are passionate about building a solution that will genuinely improve your information security."
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Compliance
Massive state of unpreparedness for CCPA compliance exposed
"The findings of our research show that companies are woefully unprepared for CCPA compliance, especially when it comes to enabling and responding to consumers data privacy rights."
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Cybersecurity
NormCyber delivers cyber and data protection with latest release
“Midsized companies face complex security threats and increasingly onerous compliance requirements but rarely do they have the in-house resources to manage all of this themselves; this is exactly where smartbloc. comes in."
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Compliance
The shape of risk management in 2022: Cyber risk quantification, ESG, and operational resilience
MetricStream outlines several trends and predictions on risk management that enterprises should watch on in 2022.
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Cybersecurity
Future of trust: Security compliance automation investment set to increase
Data security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability are now key issues for all organisations, as is the imperative to use data ethically while complying with a complex web of industry and regional regulations.
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Compliance
A/NZ business leaders must embrace change - report
Modernising organisational foundations, becoming data driven, and embedding security and compliance are some of the top strategic priorities business leaders must focus on in 2022.
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Digital Transformation
Report explores changing attitudes among business leaders to data-driven growth
AND Digital has revealed data skills are a big concern for businesses looking for growth via data.
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Compliance
Laika improves IT audit process with latest release
"Our new Laika+ offering delivers programmatically verifiable compliance with reproducible results for businesses of all sizes and industries while relieving the pain points of the audit process.”
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SaaS
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank chooses EncompaaS to help enhance compliance
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has chosen SaaS provider EncompaaS to automate its electronic document compliance going forward.
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SaaS
Horangi one of the first companies in Asia to achieve SOC 2 Type II Compliance and Certification
Cybersecurity firm Horangi has successfully achieved the SOC 2 Type II Compliance and Certification, making it one of the first cybersecurity companies in Asia to do so.