Enterprise Content Management

In an increasingly data-driven world, organizations are constantly looking for ways to manage their information more effectively. This is where AI comes in, offering an opportunity to transform data into better decision-making tools. But, as a recent survey of IT leaders underscores, that data must be ready for AI - if it’s not accurate, accessible, and secure, organizations won’t get the desired results.

For asset owners and asset managers alike, data silos are a silent productivity killer.  The antidote is democratising data. By democratising access to data, institutional investors empower their employees and stakeholders to make timelier and more confident investment decisions, transform their operating models and deliver a superior client experience.

The fourth annual State of Data Security Report  highlights the current state of data security amid organizations’ rapid adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and generative AI tools. The 2024 State of Data Security Report surveyed 700 data platform and security practitioners at global cloud-based enterprise companies across the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.  

Qumulo has announced its latest version of Azure Native Qumulo as part of Qumulo’s Scale Anywhere platform for the hybrid enterprise; a software solution that scales to exabytes anywhere unstructured data is needed. Qumulo’s native cloud service, Azure Native Qumulo (ANQ), developed with Microsoft, is designed to break the trade-offs customers face between scale, economics, performance and features for file services in the public cloud.

A week after the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) warned it was running out of patience with Cybersecurity Non-Compliance in the financial sector, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued results of a survey that has exposed gaps in cyber security risk management across all industries. It comes in the wake of the attack on DP World that has caused havoc at Australian ports.

A serious cyberattack has disrupted operations at several of Australia’s largest ports, causing delays and congestion. Late on Friday, port operator DP World detected an IT breach that affected critical systems used to coordinate shipping activity.

Arcitecta has announced its new Mediaflux Universal Data System, a convergence of data management, data orchestration, multi-protocol access, and storage in one platform. The system manages the entire data lifecycle, both on-premise and in the cloud, with globally distributed access. With Mediaflux Universal Data System, Arcitecta says data- and research-intensive organizations can easily share data across locations while achieving massive scalability, high performance and dramatic cost savings.

Qumulo has unveiled the next version of its Scale Anywhere Platform, which is designed to assist enterprises to overcome the challenges posed by unstructured data, providing a unified and scalable solution that drives efficiency, security, and business agility. 

The Australian Signals Directorate has released its fourth ASD Cyber Threat Report, which found almost half of reported incidents came from Federal, State or Local Government. Malicious cyber activity continued to increase in frequency, cost and severity compared to the previous year.

Microsoft has announced that the Syntex AI-powered content management platform has been rebranded as SharePoint Premium, offering AI-driven automation, improved content experiences, and improved governance.