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Shannon Williams
Journalist
Shannon is a freelance editor and writer. As a professional content creator over the last ten years, Shannon has worked across many industries including tech, business and travel, in a variety of mediums including media, publishing, communications and social media. She has a knack for finding the right voice for her audience and relishes the opportunity to tell stories.

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HPE unveils HPE GreenLake for Block Storage Release 3
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storage
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hpe
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block storage
Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces HPE GreenLake for Block Storage Release 3, a scale-out disaggregated block storage update.
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Smishing scam utilising Amazon Web Services uncovered
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web development
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cybersecurity
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twilio
SNS Sender uses Amazon's cloud services for 'smishing' scams, impersonating USPS notifications, according to cybersecurity firm SentinelLabs.
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VIAVI to feature AI & cloud tech with 20+ partners
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it automation
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casb
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5g
Over 20 tech industry leaders will present advancements in AI, cloud, and open network architecture with VIAVI at the 2024 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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Reltio launches AI solution for data unification processes
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ml
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ai
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data management
Reltio debuts an advanced AI-driven data unification solution, marking a critical milestone in their AI-first strategy.
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Cybersecurity report reveals 75% spike in cloud attacks
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ai security
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ai
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crowdstrike
CrowdStrike's 2024 Global Threat Report unveils a 75% spike in successful cloud attacks along with a worrying rise in the speed and stealthiness of cybercrimes.
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New Zealanders' concern over online misinformation growing
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ai
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nz
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online safety
Growing concern over misleading online information grips 65% of New Zealanders, with women and the elderly expressing the greatest worries.
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Fintech Xalts acquires banking platform Contour Network
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blockchain
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fintech
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m&a
Singapore's Xalts acquires Contour Network in a strategic move to augment its trade finance solution ecosystem and digitise the $30tn sector.
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New Zealanders showing major concern over misuse of AI
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ai
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social media
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online safety
A substantial 72% of New Zealanders are apprehensive about AI misuse and under-regulation, highlighting a significant knowledge gap.
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Concern grows over children's online safety in Aotearoa
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ai
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nz
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social media
73% of New Zealanders, particularly women and adults aged 30-49, express high concern about children accessing inappropriate content online.
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Goldilock & Patriot Tools team up for US cyber defence
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
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nato
Goldilock, UK-based developer of a NATO-endorsed cyber kill-switch, has revealed a crucial strategy to beef up American security.
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IREN unveils plans for Texas data centre & GPU growth
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colocation
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cloud services
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ai
IREN recently reported financial results, citing a surge in Bitcoin mining revenues and tripling its AI cloud services.
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Nasuni launches IQ tool for unstructured data optimisation in AI
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ai
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data management
Nasuni introduced Nasuni IQ, an innovative tool purposed to aid enterprises in managing and reviewing their unstructured data in preparation for AI utilisation.
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Workers feel undervalued, spurring job change considerations
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productivity
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inflation
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millennials
Major perception gap unveiled in Australian workplaces, as 65% of employees don't feel appreciated by their managers.
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Canto to launch APAC hub in Sydney following strong ANZ growth
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martech
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sydney
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wordpress
Canto sets sights on ANZ market expansion, planning an APAC hub in Sydney after achieving a 163% growth in new customers YoY in the region.
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BSV Association enhances security with framework update
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cloud services
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transparency
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security
The BSV Association is bolstering security features across the BSV Blockchain protocol, including improved Network Access Rules and Alert System.
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Syniti boosts enterprise data management with acquisition
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digital strategy
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data governance
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data quality
Syniti acquires Proceed Group's Rightsizer software to enhance its enterprise data management offerings, aiming to simplify SAP migrations.
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IT professionals feel ill-prepared for emerging threats
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cloud security
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cloud security alliance
Survey reveals IT and security professionals feel ill-prepared to tackle emerging threats, stressing the need for improved visibility in cloud environments.
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BillingPlatform named Leader by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions
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martech
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commerce systems
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forrester research
BillingPlatform has been recognised as a Technology Leader by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions for its platform capabilities and significant annual growth.
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Pawsey Centre integrates NVIDIA tech for quantum computing
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quantum computing
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cpu
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csiro
Pawsey plans to use NVIDIA's CUDA Quantum platform and Grace Hopper Superchips to expedite its quantum computing initiatives and research.
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Flexible work & menopause leave top female worker's demands
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wfh
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remote working
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flexible work
Flexible hours, anti-harassment measures, pay openness and menopause leave emerge as top priorities for retaining female staffers.
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UK govt's 'wait & see' approach to AI regulation sparks row
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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cyber threats
UK government's wait and see approach to AI regulation sparks criticism among lawmakers over lack of urgency despite AI's existential threat warnings.
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Tech giants to fight AI deception in global elections
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microsoft
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creative technologies
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ai
Leading tech firms including Adobe, Amazon and Google commit to battling the misleading use of AI in global elections at Munich Security Conference.
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Global surge in DDoS attacks causes dire financial consequences
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cybersecurity
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telecommunications
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retail
A new report indicates a rise in global Distributed Denial of Service DDoS attacks in 2023, with attack durations soaring 400%.
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Sekuro launches Zero Trust Strategy service on AWS Marketplace
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data protection
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endpoint protection
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cloud services
Sekuro has become the first to offer Zero Trust Strategy services on Amazon Web Services Marketplace, in collaboration with leading vendors.