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About Catherine

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Catherine Knowles
Journalist
Currently working as a freelance writer and content creator, Catherine has a keen interest in all areas of technology and storytelling in our digital age. Having worked with a number of businesses and people across media, education, publishing and communications, Catherine has a definite respect for common sense, great content and turning ideas into reality.

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Gartner outlines six trends to shape cybersecurity by 2024
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market analyst
Gartner's report projects six emerging trends, including GenAI and behavioural changes, expected to shape the cybersecurity landscape by 2024, aiming for stronger organisational resilience.
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'Illuminate 2.0' sparks tech conversations at annual Mysuru event
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cartech
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power / energy
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industry experts
L&T Technology Services and The National Institute of Engineering (NIE) Mysuru held the enlightening second annual Illuminate 2.0 event, with industry leaders discussing technological advancements and sharing invaluable insights.
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Nokia to launch ground-breaking Multi-Access Edge Slicing at MWC 2024
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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Nokia is set to revolutionise data transmission with its Multi-Access Edge Slicing technology, to be showcased at the 2024 Mobile World Congress with etisalat by e&.
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Delinea set to acquire Fastpath, revolutionising privileged access control
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Delinea's impending acquisition of Fastpath is set to disrupt the privileged access control landscape, driving a new era in identity security through an AI-driven authorisation security platform.
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Korean Air partners with Accelya for strategic retail modernisation
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Accelya has landed a major deal to bolster retail modernisation for Korean Air, providing strategic control and enhanced customer experience through its FLX Platform.
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Web threats in Singapore down 5.9%, says Kaspersky report
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Kaspersky reveals a 5.9% decrease in web-based threats detected for Singapore in 2023, the third annual drop, despite growing complexity and user attacks, which surged to 30.7%.
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Aston University partners with BIT Group to revolutionise cybersecurity
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edutech
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it training
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partner programmes
Aston University forms an innovative partnership with award-winning IT group, BIT, aiming to revolutionise cyber security education and services via Knowledge Transfer Partnership program.
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Over half of New Zealand's internet workforce want more remote work
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instagram
Over half of New Zealand's internet-capable workforce want to increase remote working, according to InternetNZ's latest findings; however, employer restrictions remain a significant barrier.
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Rimini Street's annual charity grant programme comes to London
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grants
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public sector
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charity
Rimini Street selects London, UK, as the next beneficiary of its yearly philanthropic programme, the RMNI Love Charitable Grant Programme, bringing £50,000 worth of grants to local charities in 2024.
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CAST Imaging unveils new software intelligence tool aimed at engineers
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cloud services
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search
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software
Software intelligence innovator CAST unveils an upgrade of CAST Imaging, offering advanced search capabilities, improved dependency mapping, and more.
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Adelaide set to bloom as AI hub with Trellis Data's expansion
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Trellis Data's new office in Adelaide positions the city as an emerging hub for AI, intending to solidify the Australian company's role within the local AI sector and create around 300 to 500 jobs.
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Majority of IT decision-makers to boost cybersecurity budgets in 2024
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email security
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Infosecurity Europe reports a significant rise in cybersecurity budgets for 2024, with 69% of UK IT leaders expecting an increase, predominantly in cloud security and incident response.
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CrowdStrike announces imminent launch of Charlotte AI & Falcon for IT
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data protection
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workflow automation
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ai security
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike rolls out advanced security products, Charlotte AI and Falcon for IT, using generative AI to enhance cybersecurity capabilities.
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ThingsAt first in Australia to earn HP Amplify Impact 3-Star status
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dei
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recycling
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hp
Device management provider ThingsAt is the first Australian partner to achieve the 2024 HP Amplify Impact 3-Star status, reflecting its commitment to sustainability, diversity, and social responsibility.
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Group-IB exposes first iOS trojan stealing facial data by 'GoldFactory'
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malware
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cybersecurity
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Cybersecurity firm Group-IB uncovers iOS trojan, GoldPickaxe.iOS, the first to steal facial recognition data, believed to be made by Chinese threat actors, GoldFactory.
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Businesses caught underprepared for Active Directory outages, Cayosoft reveals
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testing
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it professionals
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disruption
A recent report by Cayosoft shows a lack of preparedness for Active Directory outages, potentially costing companies millions per day and risking severe operational disruption.
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HiBob acquires Pento to advance UK payroll services
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payroll systems
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cloud services
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hcm
HiBob takes major leap in UK payroll services with Pento acquisition, integrating the cloud-based automation platform with its HR offering 'Bob' to tackle payroll complexities.
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Motorola acquires London surveillance firm Silent Sentinel
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motorola solutions
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m&a
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aviation
Motorola Solutions acquires UK-based Silent Sentinel, a leading provider of advanced video surveillance solutions, in a strategic move that enhances its video security portfolio.
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Quorum Cyber joins Microsoft FastTrack to boost client cloud solutions
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managed services
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
Expanding its partnership with Microsoft, cybersecurity firm Quorum Cyber becomes a FastTrack-ready partner to expedite cloud solution deployment for its extensive client base.
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Trend Micro & AWS partner for largest cybersecurity roadshow in 2024
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cloud security
Trend Micro announced its 2024 Risk to Resilience World Tour, touted as the world's largest cybersecurity roadshow, backed by Amazon Web Services. The tour will leverage AI-enabled solutions for businesses in seven major Australasian cities.
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Vonage & AWS partner to improve developer solutions & fraud protection
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Vonage and Amazon Web Services join forces to expand developer solutions and advance fraud protection, with services including the Vonage Fraud Protection solution on AWS Marketplace.
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Cradlepoint unveils X10 5G router for swift, secure business internet
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router
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fwa
Cradlepoint has launched the X10 5G router, aiming to provide rapid, secure business internet and enhance FWA for SMEs and remote workers.
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Appdome bolsters mobile fraud fight with Geo Compliance feature set
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apple
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smartphones
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compliance
Mobile app security firm Appdome introduces Geo Compliance feature set to fight mobile fraud and aid brands in verifying user location.
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Object First's Ootbi marks first anniversary with rapid growth
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virtualisation
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storage
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ransomware
Celebrating its first successful year, Object First witnesses a 200% surge in bookings for its ransomware-proof backup storage appliance, Ootbi, expanding into the EMEA and LATAM markets.