Waikato District Health Board cyberattack: Cancer hub out of action in chaotic aftermath
A cyber security breach that brought Waikato District Health Board to its knees took out one of the country's four regional cancer hubs, prompting the Cancer Control Agency to declare a national emergency to get patients with life-threatening cancer conditions moved to other hospitals.
Consumer data right overdue, but privacy crucial, advocates warn
Consumer advocates say the time is right to allow individuals and companies greater access to the data that is held about them, but warn privacy issues, impacts for Māori and what the new law actually covers need to be considered carefully.
Police drop technology designed to predict motorists
The first report from police on safe use of computer algorithms behind their high-tech crimefighting tools reveals they were developing one to predict motorists' likelihood of getting into serious trouble on the road in the next three years.