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New Zealand takes major step in cybersecurity with integrated agency formation
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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New Zealand's CERT NZ and NCSC have joined forces to create a lead operational cyber security agency, similar to those in Australia, the UK, and Canada.
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Patient details could be compromised as large North Island GP network hit by a cyber attack
Tue, 4th Oct 2022
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Large North Island GP network hit by cyber attack, patient details potentially compromised. Investigation underway.
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Does New Zealand have a chief information security officer?
Wed, 27th Oct 2021
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What’s the equivalent role in the government? Who holds it? And how does the position help protect New Zealand’s digital integrity?.
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The who’s who of NZ’s government & public cybersecurity agencies
Thu, 30th Sep 2021
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NZ champions cyber defence amid rising tech innovation.
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Govt to launch full inquiry into DHB ransomware attack
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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Minister Andrew Little has announced a full inquiry into the ransomware attack at Waikato DHB in the early hours of May 18.
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Waikato DHB won't face fines for data breach, but may face liability - Privacy Commissioner
Wed, 30th Jun 2021
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Waikato District Health Board will face liability if harm is caused by patient data leaked in ransomware attack, says Privacy Commissioner.
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Five Eyes nations want legal access to backdoors to fight 'illegal content'
Tue, 13th Oct 2020
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encryption
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The nations argue that encryption can make the enforcement of public safety difficult, particularly when it comes to serious problems like child exploitation.
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National 'won't walk away' from SkyCity convention centre deal, says Little
Tue, 10th Feb 2015
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The government will do whatever it can to ensure the Auckland convention centre is built under a deal with SkyCity Entertainment Group, said Labour.