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iSANZ
Winners unveiled as 2017 iSANZ Awards honour NZ's top InfoSec talent
"They are leaders in the information security field and number among some of the most skilled professionals anywhere in the world.”
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Cloud
Kordia & Unitec launch Cyber Excellence Scholarship Programme
Kordia and Unitec will nurture NZ's future cybersecurity talent as part of a new scholarship programme for Bachelor of Computing Systems students.
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Cybersecurity
Aura InfoSec brings online cybersecurity training tool to all NZ businesses
if your staff don’t know what a phishing scam looks like, or use work devices in unsecure ways; they’re leaving huge gaps in your security armour."
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GCSB
Aura InfoSec hires former GCSB exec to push the future of cybersecurity
Aura Information Security has appointed former GCSB’s head of consultancy services Barry Brailey as its new principal security consultant.
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Ransomware
NotPetya ransomworm knows no boundaries - A/NZ firms affected
Ransomware knows no boundaries: That's the lesson coming from the NotPetya attack that, despite starting in Europe, has spread to A/NZ.
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Cloud
Kordia snaps up former Activata Prepay exec as new ANZ group marketing manager
“This will be of significant value as we continue on our journey of becoming a leading Australasian provider of mission-critical tech solutions."
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Education
New online training tool to help Kiwi businesses slash their cyber risk
Aura Information Security has finished work on the very first module of its e-learning programme as part of the Cyber Security by Kordia suite.
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Aura Information Security
Aura Information Security boosts leadership team as consulting demand grows
"This will be of significant value to us as we continue on our journey of being a leading Australasian provider of cyber security services."
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Cloud
Kordia transforms New Zealand's security space with Cyber Security by Kordia
Kordia's new 'Cyber Security by Kordia' portfolio is New Zealand's most comprehensive suite of security products and services
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Internet of Things
Interview: Bring on the barbecue - how IT & OT must work together to build better security
Bryan K Fite explains why OT whitelisting works, but "if you try to whitelist something on the internet you would break it. There are too many sites."
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Cybersecurity insurance
Interview: RedShield's lowdown on TLS, DDoS & why breach legislation is good for everyone
“What you have is enough companies that don’t have mitigation service providers in place that still make the attacker’s job fairly easy."
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Malware
Weekly NZ security roundup: 31c0n, cyber threats, Darknet and Mimecast
It was a bumper week for both local and global cybersecurity in New Zealand, with the first day of 31c0n taking place yesterday and day two of proceedings in full swing.
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Cybersecurity
NZ’s premier security conference 31c0n probes unanswered questions in two-day event
An intimate and devoted group of 160 security professionals have descended on the Viaduct Events Centre today as part of 31c0n.
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Security breaches
With ever-shifting sands, knowledge is the ultimate power in cyber security
Hackers are conducting "reconnaissance" to find prosperous neighbourhoods to attack, then they "scan" the individual system to test for easiest entry.
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Cybercrime
YOU’RE INVITED: 31c0n – NZ’s cyber security conference
Don't miss this new cyber security event that aims to highlights the ever-present threats facing practitioners and businesses across New Zealand.
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Cybersecurity
Need to know: The dark side of the IoT and how to protect your business
The IoT has opened the world of cyber threats directly into your living room & beyond - here is an expert's advice for protection.
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Ransomware
As the silly season approaches, ransomware attacks spike
The organisation has found that over the past year, there’s been a rise in extortion and ransomware traffic.
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Cisco
How IT grads are shining brightly in Summer of Tech's world
Interview: Summer of Tech is shaping ICT grad roles in NZ. "Some students say they learn more in one day than they do in an entire semester of study."
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Cybersecurity
Aura InfoSec appoints former U.S. Defense specialist in NZ cybersecurity role
Paul W Poteete's extensive background working with the US Department of Defense will bring a wealth of knowledge to his new cybersecurity role.
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Cybersecurity
Hacking a risk to all businesses, no matter the size
The recent hacking of several New Zealand schools is a timely reminder about the importance of security.