GCSB / Government Communications Security Bureau stories
6% more state-sponsored attacks this year, says NCSC report
The GCSB's NCSC has released its annual Cyber Threat Report, highlighting the impact of global competition and cyber defence capabilities.
Kordia poaches new GM from NZ gov spy agency
Kordia appoints Hamish Beaton as GM of Cyber Security Advisory, overseeing a team of skilled consultants providing advisory services to clients.
NCSC feed: Advantage adds a local flavour to international security solution
With so many people working from home, the corporate firewall has less relevance when it comes to protecting roaming users.
NCSC advisory highlights poor security configurations
The GCSB's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released a cyber security advisory identifying commonly exploited controls and practices.
The dark web in Aotearoa: Is it as bad as we think?
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?.
Advantage offers increased benefits with NCSC partnership
Advantage has announced that it has partnered with the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC’s) Malware Free Networks (MFN) service.
GCSB urges key businesses to expect cyber attacks, protect supply chains
GCSB warns New Zealand businesses of cyber threats, teams up with Microsoft and Amazon Web Services on security templates.
GCSB updates NZISM for first time since September 2020
The New Zealand Information Security Manual (NZISM) has released important information in its latest update, Version 3.5.
NCSC joins data breach service in government programme
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has become part of the data breach service Have I Been Pwned’s (HIBP) government programme.
Mobile madness: Unpacking the business and personal risks of digital mobile in Aotearoa
Should Kiwis practice better smartphone security, and are they one swipe or tap away from a colossal data breach?.
NCSC expands Malware Free Networks service to NZ cybersecurity providers
National Cyber Security Centre expands Malware Free Networks capabilities for private sector cybersecurity providers.
Does New Zealand have a chief information security officer?
What’s the equivalent role in the government? Who holds it? And how does the position help protect New Zealand’s digital integrity?.
The who’s who of NZ’s government & public cybersecurity agencies
NZ champions cyber defence amid rising tech innovation.
GCSB names recipients of Women in STEM scholarships
GCSB awards Women in STEM scholarships to three recipients, supporting their careers in science and technology.
Spark picks Samsung as partner to roll out 5G in NZ
Spark and Samsung have been working on network innovation since last year, starting with 5G trials throughout the country.
Huawei NZ aims to quell the scandalous rumours
Huawei NZ deputy MD Andrew Bowater defends the firm, denying government ownership and security risks.
GCSB outlines cyber resilience tips for NZ businesses
Governance, investment, readiness, and supply chain: The four key areas for good practice in cybersecurity, according to the GCSB.
Online attackers abusing Kiwis' generosity in wake of Chch tragedy
Alert: Scammers exploit Christchurch grief with fake donation schemes.
GCSB welcomes Inspector-General's report on intelligence warrants
GCSB hails report affirming legal compliance in NZ intelligence operations, seeks to clarify warrant use.
Report finds GCSB in compliance with NZ rights
GCSB earns compliance approval for the 4th year, asserts sound legal & human rights adherence.
Huawei seeks urgent meeting with Govt about Spark 5G ban saga
Huawei requests urgent meeting with New Zealand government to discuss the reasons behind its ban from working with Spark on 5G network upgrade.
Huawei & Spark get slugged again: GCSB terminates proposed 5G network plans
This afternoon the GCSB denied Spark’s proposal to deploy Huawei 5G equipment across its future Radio Access Network.
GCSB names Women in STEM scholarship winners
GCSB grants £30k scholarships to trio of women in STEM, boosting diversity and skills in the sector.
GCSB's CORTEX project scoops iSANZ Award
The GCSB CORTEX cyber defence project won at the 2018 iSANZ Awards. The service detects cyber threats for New Zealand's significant organisations.