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Rebuilding after ransomware – The case of The British Library
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Rogue Russian hackers crippled The British Library's operations, pushing the respected institution into the pre-digital age through a malicious ransomware attack, sparking months of system rebuilding efforts.
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Kordia reveals digital transition cybersecurity challenges in NZ firms
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New research from Kiwi tech firm Kordia reveals that 24% of businesses struggle to maintain cybersecurity during digital transformations.
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Neil Livingston steps in as interim CEO at Kordia
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Neil Livingston to take over as interim Group CEO of tech firm Kordia on 2nd April 2024, bringing three decades of industry experience and leadership.
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Kordia CEO Shaun Rendell steps down for health reasons
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Shaun Rendell resigns as CEO of New Zealand's leading telecom and broadcast org, Kordia, citing health concerns; tenure marked by expansion into cyber security and cloud services.
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Tenable announces winners of 2024 Global Partner Awards
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Tenable's 2024 Global Partner Awards honours channel partners enhancing cybersecurity, with Japan's Ashisuto and Westcon Australia among notable winners.
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Kordia appoints Emily Reeve as Executive General Manager of Legal & Risk
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Emily Reeve steps into the role of Executive General Manager - Legal and Risk at Kordia, utilising her strong legal pedigree and industry experience.
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IWD 2024: Women in tech shouldn’t have to trade their identity to succeed
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Jannine Wilkinson encourages women to succeed without surrendering their identities, reflecting on past gender prejudice and maintaining authenticity.
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Exclusive: Aura sheds insights on the state of cybersecurity in NZ
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Alastair Miller of Aura Information Security illuminates New Zealand's cybersecurity landscape, discussing escalating cyber threats and the importance of robust, proactive security measures.
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Most Kiwi corporations suffered cyber-attacks in 2023, reveals Kordia
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New research by Kordia reveals over two-thirds of large New Zealand companies report damage from cyber-attacks, with nearly half requiring over a month for resolution.
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New Zealand cybersecurity recognised at iSANZ Awards 2023
Wed, 15th Nov 2023
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2023 iSANZ Awards recognises New Zealand's cybersecurity talents, lauding innovation and dedication within the industry.
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Kordia to deliver business-grade satellite services via Netlinkz Starlink partnership
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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Kordia has partnered with Netlinkz to offer business-grade, high-speed satellite services via Starlink, enhancing rural coverage.
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Greater AI literacy & policies needed among Kiwi business leaders
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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Survey highlights business leaders' lack of awareness of AI risks as younger generation embraces AI tools in the workplace.
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2023 iSANZ Awards: Finalists announced highlighting Kiwi talent
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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wellington
iSANZ Awards 2023 announces finalists for NZ's top cybersecurity honours, with varied categories. Winners to be revealed soon.
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Kordia formalises Zscaler partnership, supports zero trust in NZ
Thu, 29th Jun 2023
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Kordia has partnered with Zscaler to support customers with zero trust in New Zealand, deepening its zero trust portfolio.
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AA Insurance appoints Angela Nash as GM of Digital, Data & Technology
Tue, 16th May 2023
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digital transformation
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Angela Nash, an executive from New Zealand Rugby, was appointed as AA Insurance's new General Manager of Digital, Data, and Technology.
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Paulette Cotter appointed Chief People & Sustainability Officer at Kordia Group
Mon, 27th Mar 2023
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Kordia appoints Paulette Cotter as Chief People and Sustainability Officer to lead its people, culture and sustainability strategy.
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Kordia uncovers truth of cyber crime in New Zealand
Fri, 24th Mar 2023
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Peter Bailey, Regional Cyber Security Business Manager at Kordia, says the research shows there is money to be made for cyber criminals targeting New Zealand.
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Kordia poaches new GM from NZ gov spy agency
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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Kordia appoints Hamish Beaton as GM of Cyber Security Advisory, overseeing a team of skilled consultants providing advisory services to clients.
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Kordia and Tait Communications score $1.4B NZ Govt contract
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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Kordia and Tait Communications have been chosen by the New Zealand Government to deliver a secure digital radio communications network for emergency responders.
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Kordia launches second annual Cyber Academy to address NZ cyber skills shortage
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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Kordia Cyber Academy launches to address New Zealand's cybersecurity skills shortage, offering practical training to enter the industry.
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University scholarship honours former Kordia CEO Scott Bartlett
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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university of waikato
ASB, Kordia and the University of Waikato have announced a new scholarship to provide financial support to outstanding students.
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More than half of Kiwi businesses fell victim to cyber-attacks this year
Wed, 8th Dec 2021
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More than half (55%) of New Zealand businesses have fallen victim to ransomware attacks in the last year, according to new research.
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Aotearoa's cyber skills shortage: The tug-of-war between talent supply & demand
Wed, 1st Dec 2021
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Like any balance of supply and demand, there's a frustrating gap between what graduates are taught and what the market needs.
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Kordia launches Cyber Academy scholarship to boost Kiwis' cybersecurity skills
Thu, 7th Oct 2021
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The Kordia Cyber Academy will award scholarships to 12 participants, who will detect and respond to cybersecurity incidents every day during the course.