Online Safety stories - Page 2
Take the Password Pledge and secure the digital you
The livelihood of our digital lives is fostered by good online hygiene, which begins with proper password management.
Norton’s 11 tips to help protect your privacy online
Governments, businesses, and individuals can buy information about you that's been gathered online, like your health status, contact details and your location.
First Europe organisation to defend rights online forms
A first-of-its-kind European organisation has formed in the Hague to defend human rights online, providing legal and technical assistance to victims.
iSANZ ceremony recognises Aotearoa's efforts for 2022
Various cybersecurity professionals, firms and initiatives were honoured at last night's Information Security Awards of New Zealand (iSANZ).
How protected are migrants and refugees from cybercrime in Aotearoa?
Over 35% of Kiwis are affected by scams weekly. Do migrants and refugees have equitable access to online protection tools?.
How well do rangatahi understand cyber safety in Aotearoa?
Do rangatahi in Aotearoa understand the importance of being safe online, or has lifelong exposure to the internet resulted in widespread complacency?.
Nearly 90% of Kiwis worried kids will give away personal info online
Nearly nine in ten New Zealanders believe children will give away personal information online, says Norton research.
2021 iSANZ Awards winners announced at online ceremony
The 2021 iSANZ Awards were held this evening at a live online ceremony and included awards in six categories and a special Hall of Fame Award.
Rights to privacy and safety under threat - report
The State of Digital Rights report has found that online safety is at risk from increased big tech and government power.
Children, teens more vulnerable to mobile threats - report
McAfee research reveals that children and teens have a false sense of security when using smartphones, despite the high risk of cyber threats.
New research reveals data privacy still a big worry for Kiwis
New Zealanders are becoming increasingly worried about their personal data privacy, according to a new InternetNZ survey.
Surfshark adds a website safety warning feature to its browser extension
Surfshark created website safety warning feature that encourages people to be more mindful about the data they are giving to websites and digital platforms.
TikTok's unveils plans to safeguard and diversify recommendations
TikTok has unveiled new details about the platform's work to safeguard and diversify its recommendation system.
Netsafe welcomes public feedback on draft of Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms
The code aims to establish a self-regulatory framework to protect New Zealanders from online harm and harmful content.
Better consultation needed for new Online Safety Code
Lack of community engagement threatens success of New Zealand's new online safety Code of Practice, say organisations.
Netsafe works with global tech giants to address online harm in NZ
Facebook, Google, TikTok, and Twitter are joining Netsafe to develop a code of practice for online safety in New Zealand.
Internet infrastructure strained as demand for servers surges 30%
Pandemic causes 30% surge in net use, strains servers.
Hands-on review: Norton Security gets the safety and freedom balance right
Norton Security: A versatile antivirus suite offering robust protection for all user levels.
ESET launches campaign to make the internet safer for children
ESET has launched its Safer Kids Online campaign, which is designed to improve education around child safety online for both parents and their children.
It's hard talking to children about online safety, parents say
Some parents may be worried about what their children are doing online, but they don’t talk to their children enough about the issue.
People and data privacy: The insights (and contradictions)
39% of people would take money in exchange for giving a stranger complete access to their private data online.
May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
This Friday May 17 is Pink Shirt Day, which is a colourful way to raise awareness about a serious and in some cases tragic issue: cyberbullying.
Eight ways to empower children to use the internet safely
Digital savvy kids spend 33hrs/week online, but lack cyber safety awareness, prompting vital parental guidance.
Beyond lock and key: Securing the smarthome
Smart home tech nears autonomy, doubling device count by 2026, posing convenience vs security debate.