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Malware
GCSB expands 'Malware-Free Networks' initiative after successful pilot with Vodafone
The Malware-Free Networks initiative was developed as part of the CORTEX initiative to build on malware detection capability provided by ISPs.
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GCSB
NZ & AU join international condemnation against Russia for NotPetya attack
"In a globally connected world our relative geographic isolation offers no protection from cyber threats."
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Cybersecurity
GCSB and NZSIS bring new Minister up to speed with NZ's state of security
Minister for the GCSB and NZSIS Andrew Little has been briefed on his new role, according to an unclassified briefing document.
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Cloud
HP recruits former GCSB researcher for new Security Advisory Board
Ex-GCSB researcher Justine Bone has scored a role in HP’s new Security Advisory Board, alongside a former hacker and a security consultant.
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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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GCSB
New Zealand book tackles local and global cyber security policy
“Getting businesses to cooperate on cyber security seems as hard as prompting rival nations to join efforts against cyber terrorism & cybercrime."
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Surveillance
InternetNZ calls out Govt's Intelligence and Security Bill
"While it acknowledges human rights, the recommendations do not always reflect these rights and could result in more extensive surveillance of NZers."
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Cybersecurity
New Zealand security services receives funding boost
“Our national security is something that affects all New Zealanders and in which we all have a stake.”
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GCSB
Inquiry into GCSB spying claims confirmed
Office of the Inspector General of Intelligence & Security will investigate allegations of GCSB interception of communications in the South Pacific.
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Government
Green Party calls out prime minister on Pacific Island spying
“Is John Key saying that New Zealanders in the Cook Islands and Niue are second class citizens who do not deserve the protection of our spy laws?”
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GCSB
InternetNZ boss slams mass collection of Pacific data
“NZ should not be collecting mass data on New Zealanders or on anyone else," says Jordan Carter on allegations NZ has conducted mass data harvesting.
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Cybersecurity
Greens call for opposition involvement in hiring of new GCSB director
John Key has treated the GCSB as his own personal protection service.
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Gaming
REVEALED: Dirty deal between NZ telcos and the GCSB...
We explain the legislative act that governs relations between the New Zealand telecommunications industry and surveillance agencies.
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Cybersecurity
Hands up if you're telling the truth...?!
Is the Prime Minister’s honesty now central to the election...?!
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Gaming
Key "sets record straight"... Rubbishes mass surveillance claims
"There is not, and never has been, mass surveillance of New Zealanders undertaken by the GCSB..."
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Cybersecurity
Southern Cross Cable CEO slams "total nonsense" spy claims
"I can tell you quite categorically there is no facility by the NSA, the GCSB or anyone else on the Southern Cross cable network."
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Government
Defiant PM fights back… Dotcom trying to save “reasonably large” butt
"If this loser's going to come to town and try and tell me five days before an election... he's doing anything other than Dotcom's bidding, please don't insult me with that."
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Government
The cyber security spy who didn't love me... Greens slam PM
"Mass spying and cyber protection are two separate issues. It is wrong for John Key to justify mass surveillance as being necessary for cyber security, it is not."
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Cybersecurity
Dotcom: “We’ll close one of the Five Eyes…”
Met with rapturous applause from a jam-packed Auckland Town Hall, Kim Dotcom’s ‘Moment of Truth’ event last night has sent shockwaves across the country.
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Government
"Moment of truth" as Dotcom ramps up PM spying pressure...
"If New Zealanders’ communications are subject to indiscriminate surveillance then the Prime Minister must resign."
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Privacy
Internet MANA... Time to shine light on "shadowy" spies?
"We are in favour of a strong and independent Aotearoa New Zealand. We do not accept that mass surveillance of New Zealand citizens is required."
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John Key
Can Key rule out that GCSB is sharing NZ’s data?
"Once again, we're seeing evidence that directly links New Zealand spies to a global mass surveillance network."
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Government
Key must "come clean" on NSA / GCSB fibre optic cable interception
"Key's integrity is in question. He has given New Zealanders' multiple assurances that their data is safe."
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Government
Will Kiwis ever get justice over spying saga?
"No one has been, and no one will be, held to account," says Russell Norman.