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How protected are migrants and refugees from cybercrime in Aotearoa?
Wed, 31st Aug 2022
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Over 35% of Kiwis are affected by scams weekly. Do migrants and refugees have equitable access to online protection tools?.
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Aotearoa's new Privacy Commissioner shares focus moving forward
Mon, 29th Aug 2022
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New Privacy Commissioner Michael Webster aims to prioritize privacy and increase data safety in New Zealand organizations.
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NZ’s Cyber Resilience Framework to be evolving and potentially automated
Wed, 17th Aug 2022
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The government's already putting $2.4 million into the Cyber Resilience Framework in its initial stages, what is it and why is it important?.
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How well do rangatahi understand cyber safety in Aotearoa?
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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Do rangatahi in Aotearoa understand the importance of being safe online, or has lifelong exposure to the internet resulted in widespread complacency?.
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Why printing security plays a vital part in keeping Aotearoa safe
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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Kiwis are facing new challenges in securing their printing operations as cyber threats increase, highlighting the need for better security measures.
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The privacy and cybersecurity concerns of driving AVs in NZ
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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NZ scrutinizes driverless car risks: cybersecurity, privacy fears ahead as AV policy evolves.
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How secure is accounting software data in Aotearoa?
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
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A recent Xero study found ICT spending for NZ businesses has increased 25% compared to pre-pandemic levels, so how safe is accounting software?.
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Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
Wed, 29th Jun 2022
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Kiwis are surprisingly unaware of the risks involved in using public WiFi, according to a study by Norton and Symantec.
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Online identity theft is rising in NZ - here’s what to do about it
Mon, 27th Jun 2022
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It may start with a few stolen details online, but it could end with thousands of dollars missing or worse, a reputation down the drain.
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The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
Mon, 27th Jun 2022
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Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
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Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?.
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Why is NZ lagging behind the world in cybersecurity?
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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New Zealand ranks 56th in the world for cybersecurity, according to a report by TUANZ. The country aims to be in the top 10 by 2030.
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Can SMEs run a hybrid work model securely in Aotearoa?
Tue, 31st May 2022
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While the hybrid work model may have offered protection from COVID-19, have small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remained as safe from outside threats?.
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Why how you store data could make or break your business
Mon, 30th May 2022
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Data storage can often be a low priority but the consequences can be devastating. Why is this so important and what should NZ companies be thinking about?.
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Māori and cyber safety - Examining an unsafe online climate and the need for action
Mon, 30th May 2022
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Aotearoa's cybersecurity initiatives are failing to protect Māori communities from online risks and discrimination, leading to calls for change.
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Could New Zealanders initiate a cyber attack from within?
Fri, 27th May 2022
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The threat landscape is significantly increasing worldwide, and the opportunities it presents are a growing concern in Aotearoa.
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The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
Fri, 27th May 2022
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Supply chain security is a matter of national security, with businesses called on to prioritize cybersecurity following high-profile attacks like SolarWinds.
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The ups and downs and runarounds of catching cybercriminals in NZ
Fri, 27th May 2022
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We're becoming more and more aware of cybercrimes but how many criminals actually get caught? The New Zealand police explain why the answer is complicated.
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The dark web in Aotearoa: Is it as bad as we think?
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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Encountering the term 'dark web' might bring thoughts of criminal activity and harmful behaviour to mind, but what exactly is it, and is it all bad?.
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Are Kiwis winning or losing when it comes to gaming security?
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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The rise of online gaming in New Zealand comes with significant risks, as cyber attacks target players, especially the younger ones.
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Investigating the secure frontline of NZ's eInvoicing rollout
Tue, 12th Apr 2022
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As of 31 March 2022, Central Government agencies in Aotearoa New Zealand were required to be capable of receiving eInvoices.
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How prepared is Aotearoa for a major cybersecurity breach?
Fri, 1st Apr 2022
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Because of the digital world we now live in, the risk of cyber attacks means that geography is no longer enough to distance ourselves from tensions overseas.
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Password hygiene in New Zealand: Statistics, standing and standpoints
Wed, 30th Mar 2022
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The state of password hygiene in New Zealand remains largely unknown, with limited studies and fragmented data.
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The generation gap: Protecting our kaumātua online
Wed, 30th Mar 2022
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New Zealand's elderly population is at risk of cyber threats due to a lack of online safety knowledge and support systems, says Age Concern NZ.