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How cyber security saves business time and money

With cybercrime constantly growing, evolving, and profiting off of unsuspecting online users – it helps to keep both you and your workers vigilant. In a 2017-2018 BDO and AusCERT Cyber Security Survey, the most common data breaches experienced by Australian (and New Zealand) establishments were phishing, ransomware, and malware. Statistics also show that over 6 million Australians have been […]

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Meeting Australia’s Cyber Security Challenge 2020

For as long as the cloud has been discussed as a business opportunity, discussion around how to secure it has not been too far behind. Cloud has served as the catalyst to an array of technology initiatives with ever-evolving security requirements like “bring your own device” (BYOD), remote working and the internet of things (IoT), […]

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What’s the difference between a Certificate IV and Diploma?

Whether you’re new to the workforce or looking to expand your career options, a qualification is sure-fire resume boost for the job market. Those new to a field will generally start training through certificate or diploma programs, however – what’s the difference between the two? Which qualification will best suit you and your employment goals? […]

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Skills you’ll gain studying a Certificate IV in Information Technology

The Australian ICT industry is currently one of the country’s fastest-growing sectors, providing continuous opportunities for both workers and businesses to grow and innovate. As the field faces a widening skills shortage, individuals are increasingly encouraged to pursue relevant industry skills – such as those in cybersecurity, cloud computing, networking, and web development. Looking to […]

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What can I do with a Certificate IV in Information Technology?

With its dynamic fields of rapid development and high levels of employment opportunity – it’s no surprise that Australia’s ICT sector has drawn plenty of attention (and impressive talents) in recent years. And the workforce numbers have yet to slow, with experts predicting a high of 758,700 workers by 2023 (a massive leap from 663,100 […]

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Is Data Science right for you? Here’s what you need to know

In today’s tech-driven world, digital information is more abundant, accessible, and easily generated than ever before. In fact, in just the last two years alone, a whopping 90% of the entire world’s data has been created. Each day (as of 2020), 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced by online users – equating to around […]

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What should I ask myself before taking an online Cybersecurity Course?

With the country facing a current shortage of 2,300 workers in cybersecurity – there’s no better time than now to enter the field. Aspiring professionals are currently spoiled with a massive selection of opportunity, only set to grow with the expected demand of 17,600 additional specialists by 2026. Fortunately, recent efforts have been made to […]

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Taking Cyber Security Courses online in the COVID-19 era

Alongside escalating health concerns, the unprecedented effects of COVID-19 have lead to multiple businesses closing their doors, shifting to a fully work-from-home setup, and many workers re-thinking their current career choices. Thousands are now realising the volatility of our economy – and the value digital systems have in keeping businesses up and running. Additionally, many […]

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AIICT launches certified data science professional course featuring Microsoft content

The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) has launched a new Certified Data Science Professional course featuring Microsoft certification content for Data Science. AIICT – a start-up launched in 2019 by corporate IT and cybersecurity training provider DDLS – says the course is designed specifically for aspiring machine learning and data science professionals and takes individuals with zero […]

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What jobs can I get with a Diploma of Information Technology?

The Lowdown There are a number of jobs you can get with a Diploma of Information Technology, and with the IT booming, it’s no surprise that a Diploma of Information Technology is a qualification in high demand. In fact, the Australian Government predicts that the Professional, Scientific and Technical services sector (of which Information Technology […]

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