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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Synology introduces BeeStation: An accessible personal cloud storage solution
Taiwanese NAS leader Synology introduces BeeStation, a simpler and more user-friendly personal cloud storage product, designed for individual users and families in the ANZ region.
UK councils show worrying laxity in AI usage policies
FOI data reveal a 'shocking' laxity among UK councils in regulating workplace Artificial Intelligence (AI) usage, with three-quarters lacking usage policies and over a third permitting AI use without policy.
ScamBuster Thursday: Telstra launches new tactic to combat SMS scams
Over 250,000 potential SMS and MMS scams have been reported in Australia, seeping through Telstra's hotline, with the highest number recorded on Thursdays.
Kaspersky study: 40% of firms face shortage in cybersecurity hiring
Over 40% of firms face a crippling lack of qualified cybersecurity professionals, contributing to heightened security risks, a new global study by Kaspersky exposes.
Trend Micro dismantles major ransomware group LockBit
Trend Micro collaborates with global law enforcement agents to disrupt major ransomware group, LockBit, responsible for a quarter of 2023's ransomware leaks amounting to billions of dollars.
Thriving side hustle culture boosting Australian economy, GoDaddy reveals
GoDaddy's Venture Forward initiative reveals a thriving 'side hustle culture' in Australia due to online tools, with 61% of entrepreneurs reportedly running a lucrative microbusiness alongside full-time work.
43% of enterprises investing in breakthrough GenAI technology, EY study reveals
EY's study confirms 43% of firms are investing in generative AI, placing it third in emerging technologies, with 80% developing proof-of-concept applications.
GCRE & Mavin Powercube partner for groundbreaking rail innovation site in Wales
The Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) teams up with Mavin Powercube to incorporate a customised Powercube into their South Wales rail innovation site.
Private Internet Access launches split tunnel fix, Apple TV VPN
Private Internet Access enhances privacy-focused services with the introduction of a macOS split tunneling fix and an Apple TV VPN, both featuring dedicated IP options.
Mobile app installs grow by 4% in 2023 despite downturn
App installs worldwide witnessed a 4% increase in 2023, revitalising sectors like fintech, gaming, and e-commerce, despite a downward trend last year, according to a report by Adjust and AppLovin.
DataStax rolls out RAGStack, an all-new Gen AI data solution
DataStax's RAGStack, a Gen AI data solution powered by LlamaIndex, is now available, offering Astra DB developers efficient parsing of complex PDF documents, previously a challenge in RAG implementation.
Zyxel Networks launches high-performing, cloud-managed Ethernet switches
Zyxel Networks expands its product portfolio with the XMG1915 series 8/16-Port 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Switches, defined by compact design and high-speed.
Griffin, UK bank, opens applications for early access fintech programme
UK licensed bank, Griffin, has opened applications for their early access programme, Foundations, which provides a full-stack Banking as a Service (BaaS) platform.
Global Switch gets go-ahead for London Docklands data centre expansion
Global Switch's newest data centre, 'London South', will expand its London operation to one of Europe's largest purpose-built data centres, offering 40MW of IT capacity and innovative energy-efficient solutions.
Jamf report highlights poor cyber hygiene in organisations & individuals
40% of mobile users and 39% of organisations are vulnerable to cyber threats as they operate devices with known weaknesses, according to Jamf's annual Security 360 report.
Juniper Networks partners with KK Networks to enhance Pakistan's internet
Juniper Networks partners with KK Networks in a bid to offer affordable internet to Pakistan's residential users, aiming to boost the digital economy and counter the nation's internet access issue.
Syniti Rapid Data Governance now an SAP Endorsed App
Data management leader Syniti's Rapid Data Governance (RDG) solution has received endorsement from SAP and is now available in the SAP store.
China's B2B MNCs turn to social media for strategic outreach
China's international B2B MNCs are using social media as a primary marketing channel, with 70% planning to increase their marketing budget in 2024, according to KAWO's recent report.
Generative AI set to reshape anti-fraud efforts by 2024
83% of anti-fraud professionals to deploy generative AI in anti-fraud activities within two years, says 2024 Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report, despite earlier lag behind expectations.
DigiCert reveals widening gap in digital trust management globally
DigiCert's 2024 State of Digital Trust Survey highlights a growing divide between 'leaders' and 'laggards' in global enterprise digital trust, with effective practices affecting revenue, innovation, and productivity.
Autonom8 & Berar Finance partner for advanced loan automation
Tech firm Autonom8 partners with Berar Finance to enhance loan automation capabilities, driving operational efficiency and customer-focused lending experiences.
ManageEngine unveils machine learning feature in Log360 for rapid breach response
ManageEngine has launched a machine learning-based exploit triad analytics feature in its Log360 solution to hasten response to security breaches, offering enterprises improved visibility into users, entities and processes.
Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
Device Authority secures extra $2m for IoT access management growth
Device Authority, a leader in IoT identity and access management, has secured an additional $2m in Series A funding from US venture capital firm Mercato Partners' Prelude Fund.