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Lisa Fong stories

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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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6% more state-sponsored attacks this year, says NCSC report
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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The GCSB's NCSC has released its annual Cyber Threat Report, highlighting the impact of global competition and cyber defence capabilities.
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Large cyber attack targets several government organisations
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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New-Zealand IT MSP suffers cyber-incident, affecting government agencies. Data held by Mercury IT NZ blocked. Investigations underway.
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The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
Fri, 27th May 2022
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Supply chain security is a matter of national security, with businesses called on to prioritize cybersecurity following high-profile attacks like SolarWinds.
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NCSC advisory highlights poor security configurations
Wed, 18th May 2022
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The GCSB's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released a cyber security advisory identifying commonly exploited controls and practices.
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NCSC ANZAC address highlights the importance of strong relationships for cyber threat prevention
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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NCSC Director Lisa Fong shares insight on cyber challenges and opportunities facing NZ, highlighting the importance of working with allies to tackle threats.
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NCSC, international partners issue cyber security advisory
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it infrastructure
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cybersecurity
NCSC issues cyber security advisory with international partners, highlighting 15 most commonly exploited vulnerabilities.
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How prepared is Aotearoa for a major cybersecurity breach?
Fri, 1st Apr 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
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Because of the digital world we now live in, the risk of cyber attacks means that geography is no longer enough to distance ourselves from tensions overseas.
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Advantage offers increased benefits with NCSC partnership
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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advantage nz
Advantage has announced that it has partnered with the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC’s) Malware Free Networks (MFN) service.
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An exclusive look at the NZ NCSC cyber crime report
Mon, 13th Dec 2021
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compliance
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business
New Zealand's National Cyber Security Centre has released its Cyber Threat Report for 2020/2021, detailing major cyber incidents and trends.
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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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Time to nominate NZ's top security talent as entries open for 2021 iSANZ Awards
Mon, 23rd Aug 2021
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Entries now open for the 2021 iSANZ Awards in New Zealand, recognizing outstanding cyber and information security achievements.