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Cyber-worries delaying move to digital, says Deloitte
Tue, 31st Mar 2020
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The report, commissioned by VMware, states that the Asia Pacific is delaying digitalisation due to fear of cyber-attacks.
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Australia needs to embrace legislation that encourages an on-demand economy
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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Deliveroo calls for 'Future Work Act' to secure rights without sacrificing flexibility for Australian gig workers.
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PB Tech fined $77k by District Court for ‘extensive failings’
Mon, 1st Oct 2018
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pb technologies
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PB Tech fined £41k for illegal warranty sales, flouting consumer rights in NZ.
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Third-party support cemented with Rimini Street win
Thu, 30th Aug 2018
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oracle
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rimini street
Rimini Street seeks a further US $41.3m in appeals after Court rules third-party support is in lawful competition with direct maintenance services.
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How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
Mon, 6th Aug 2018
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managed services
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Australia's IT firms face strict new data breach laws, with hefty fines and mandatory reporting.
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Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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breach prevention
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gdpr
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cybersecurity
Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
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Going cashless to end the black economy: MYOB supports Aus Govt findings
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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australian government
The Black Economy Taskforce released the findings from its recent report that it will tackle large cash payments.
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EBOOK: Don't get caught out by the updated Anti-Money Laundering Act
Mon, 14th May 2018
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It’s estimated that the new legislation will more than quadruple the number of businesses affected in New Zealand.
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Machine learning is great but does it need regulation?
Mon, 23rd Apr 2018
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Otago Uni’s Artificial Intelligence and Law in New Zealand Project think legislation should be a major consideration during the Kiwi AI revolution.
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IRD myIR site to shut down on Thursday for major system upgrades
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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myIR will be switched off from Thursday afternoon at 3pm until Tuesday, April 17 at 8am so the latest round of changes can be made.
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Aus Govt urging payroll providers to prepare for new legislation
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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payroll systems
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From July 1, Australian employers with 20 or more employees will need to use STP-enabled software to report employees’ tax and super information.
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Now's the time for Aussie firms to review their security, say vendors
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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Australians simply aren’t prepared for the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme, even just with less than two weeks to go before the scheme takes effect.
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Applying best practice identification to prepare for Notifiable Data Breaches
Mon, 5th Feb 2018
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The NDB scheme will mean businesses could be facing penalties of up to $360,000 for individuals and $1.8 million for body corportates.
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Govt aims for fairer wages, higher bargaining power with new employment legislation
Tue, 30th Jan 2018
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business
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Under the proposed amendment bill, 90-day trial periods for new workers will only be available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
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PledgeMe to explore Australian market as equity crowdfunding legislation changes
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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PledgeMe has received a spot in the HotDesQ programme run by the Queensland government and will be setting up in Brisbane.
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Law firm puts out feelers for class action against cladding manufacturers
Tue, 10th Mar 2015
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carter holt harvey
Law firm Adina Thorn Lawyers is asking leaky building owners to join a proposed class suit against plaster cladding manufacturers, which it says could.
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Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth
Fri, 19th Dec 2014
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government
SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 mi.
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Minister Flavell to push law review to drive Maori agribusiness
Fri, 19th Dec 2014
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Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell expects to table legislation in the second half of next year to make it easier for Maori land owners t.
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'NXT' year for NZX's new growth market
Wed, 12th Nov 2014
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NXT, NZX's new growth focused market, is unlikely to launch this year, as companies wait for new legislation to come into effect and the quiet Chri.
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Wynyard tech supports NZ's first sex offender register
Fri, 22nd Aug 2014
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wynyard group
Wynyard technology will be used to support New Zealand's first sex offender register, the Child Protection Offender Register.
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Huawei seeks to allay security concerns with NZ politicians
Fri, 10th May 2013
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network security
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breach prevention
Huawei Technologies founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei has assured Communications Minister Amy Adams that the world's second-biggest maker of networking gear poses no threat to cyber-security.
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UN: Forced 'net disconnection violates civil rights
Fri, 20th May 2011
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copyright
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human rights
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A UN report on the right to freedom of expression calls the denial of internet service a violation of civil rights.
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Internet disconnection penalties 'must go'
Fri, 6th Aug 2010
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Cutting off accounts is like banning someone from using the postal system because they posted copied CDs, says InternetNZ.
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Britain rushes through copyright law
Sat, 1st May 2010
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wifi
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business
British MPs recently voted in tough new laws relating to digital file sharing, despite widespread public opposition and signs that few legislators actually understood what they were voting about.