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Sean Mitchell
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Having started his career at Renaissance. Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.

Stories by Sean

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Silver SAML, a new cyber threat, uncovered by Semperis researchers
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microsoft
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servicenow
Semperis researchers have identified a potential new threat called Silver SAML that exploits SAML to attack from cloud identity providers such as Entra ID, potentially endangering applications like Salesforce or ServiceNow.
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SEEK, Jobstreet, & Jobsdb unite platforms in major tech change
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ai
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investment
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job seekers
Leading job marketplaces SEEK, Jobstreet, and Jobsdb unite in a significant merger, utilising SEEK's AI technology to enhance employment services across the Asia Pacific region.
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Red Rooster's AI-powered shirt orders food in response to tummy rumbles
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ai
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wearables
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cto
In partnership with whiteGREY, fast food chain Red Rooster steps ahead with crave_ware, an AI-powered wearable that detects hunger cues and auto-orders from the menu.
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BlackLine's modern accounting solution welcomes 1,000th customer
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digital transformation
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accounting systems
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digital banking
BlackLine's Modern Accounting Playbook achieves the 1,000 customer milestone, attesting its swift implementation and effectiveness in streamlining corporate accounting operations in a few as five days.
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New Zealand's energy sector leaps ahead with successful solar pilot
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sustainable it
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transpower
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nz
New Zealand's sustainable energy solutions advance as Ara Ake and SolarZero successfully pilot a Virtual Power Plant, utilising solar energy from 10,000 homes to manage winter energy demand spikes.
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FranConnect bolsters position with RizePoint acquisition
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compliance
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integration
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m&a
FranConnect enhances its position as a market leader by acquiring RizePoint, an international QMS provider, marking its third take-over in four years in its ongoing expansion strategy.
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Xero reveals AI vision & GenAI-powered business assistant JAX
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accounting systems
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commerce systems
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ai
Xero unveils AI vision and previews GenAI-powered business assistant, JAX, aiming to revolutionise accounting for small-scale businesses by automating tasks and delivering tailored insights.
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Australia Post signs digital transformation deal with Salesforce
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crm
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digital transformation
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cx
Australia Post partners with Salesforce for a comprehensive digital transformation strategy, aiming to improve customer service across all sectors with AI integration.
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NTT & Schneider Electric spearhead AI innovation at the edge
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microsoft
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iot
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it automation
In a cutting-edge collaboration, NTT and Schneider Electric launch joint offering aimed at driving AI innovation at the edge of computing, starting with a customer deployment at Berlin's Marienpark.
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Australia adopts pioneering standard for AI management
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ai
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compliance
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ethics
Standards Australia adopts AI management system standard AS ISO/IEC 42001:2023, marking a global first in addressing operational and ethical AI challenges.
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AI deepfake scams surge with celebrity voice cloning on social media
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edutech
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social media
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bitdefender
Rise in advanced AI voice cloning scams impersonating celebrities like Oprah and Elon Musk on social media are duping victims in phoney giveaways, reveals security firm Bitdefender.
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Ping Identity leads in 2024 KuppingerCole Identity Fabrics report
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micro-credentials
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iam
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ping identity
Ping Identity, lauded for its seamless digital experiences, earns 'Overall Leader' status in the 2024 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Identity Fabrics, and leads in Innovation, Product, and Market categories.
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Zoom's AI companion now supports multi-lingual team communication
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uc
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contact centre
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chatbots
Zoom extends language support to its AI Companion for enhanced multilingual collaboration, enabling Team Chat in nine languages and Meetings in 36 languages.
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Developer efficiency boosted by GitHub Copilot Enterprise availability
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cloud services
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martech
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commerce systems
GitHub unveils its AI tool, Copilot Enterprise, boosting developer efficiency by offering customised guidance throughout the software development process.
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Australian firms warned of AI legal implications in chatbot fiasco
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contact centre
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chatbots
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ai
Australian firms are advised to consider the legal ramifications of using artificial intelligence to interact with customers, as rushing to adopt this tech could lead to legal issues if errors occur.
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MYOB extends partnership with Stripe to tackle cash flow issues
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saas
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accounting systems
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digital banking
MYOB expands partnership with global financial platform Stripe to streamline invoice payment and ease cash flow difficulties for Australian and New Zealand businesses.
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NinjaOne & SentinelOne redefine endpoint protection with integration
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data protection
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
NinjaOne and SentinelOne have unveiled an integrated product that merges IT operations and security for enhanced endpoint protection, promising real-time threat insights and streamlined responses.
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Intel unveils AI-focused vPro platform for commercial use in 2024
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cloud services
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microsoft
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ai
Intel introduces its new vPro platform, powered by Core Ultra processor, promising clients enhanced security, manageability and AI experiences; revolutionising business technology in 2024.
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Akamai extends Guardicore Segmentation to hybrid cloud environments
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devops
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hybrid cloud
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microsoft
Akamai Technologies is set to enhance cloud security by extending Guardicore Segmentation to hybrid cloud environments, reducing attack opportunities and improving visibility into application behaviour.
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Mandiant uncovers intricate UNC5325 cyber attacks on Ivanti devices
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity company Mandiant has identified that actor UNC5325 exploits an Ivanti zero-day vulnerability, utilising evasive techniques and malware to persistently infiltrate devices.
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Rimini Street launches Rimini Custom to optimise business operations
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big data
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outsourcing
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cdp
Rimini Street unveils Rimini Custom, a client-driven service aiming to extend the lifespan and increase the value of existing software, while simplifying the integration of new applications.
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Rise in 'quishing' attacks exploits growth in QR code usage
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malware
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
With the rise of QR code usage, a new form of phishing attack dubbed 'quishing' has surged, with cyber criminals exploiting the codes to steal personal data, warns Yubico's solutions architect, Josh Cigna.
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Brother unveils compact, quiet & eco-friendly professional laser printers
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printing
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smart home
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technology gifts
Brother unveils compact and quiet colour laser printers for businesses, offering high-quality output, increased efficiency, and enhanced security to meet bespoke needs.
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Colt & Versa Networks reach milestone of 1,000 SD-WAN services
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wfh
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network infrastructure
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digital transformation
Colt Technology Services, in collaboration with Versa Networks, delivers its 1,000th SD-WAN service across 55 countries, significantly reducing global customers' connection time and enhancing network security.