Mark Gorrie stories
Why Whac-A-Mole is not a strategy for defending against ransomware attacks
SMBs should also consider strong personnel practices and awareness to implement a better defensive strategy than Whac-A-Mole.
Gen supports cyber safety for small businesses through the Avast business portfolio
The Gen portfolio of solutions for small businesses will help small businesses and scale to stay ahead of the latest cyber threats.
AI causes worry for parents, 51% stop use of ChatGPT for homework
A new survey from Norton, a Cyber Safety brand of Gen, has found that Kiwi parents now face a new challenge from AI chatbots.
Is ChatGPT’s use of our personal data even legal?
As the field is always evolving, laws and regulations surrounding personal data use in AI are likely to evolve too.
Deepfake and AI 101: Twelve tips to spot a deepfake
Deepfake technology can be used maliciously or with unethical intent, and this means deepfakes are a potentially dangerous tool.
Norton brings consumer identity protection to New Zealand
Norton launches Norton 360 Platinum in New Zealand, offering identity theft victims help resolving their issues.
Norton’s 11 tips to help protect your privacy online
Governments, businesses, and individuals can buy information about you that's been gathered online, like your health status, contact details and your location.
Online dating scams have caught 25% of Kiwi adults
The report performed by Norton investigated adults ages 18 and older about online dating, associated scams, and attitudes about online stalking.
Twelve social media threats to watch for in 2023
There are so many social media platforms for us to choose from— and the same is true for cybercriminals looking to deploy their next attack.
Norton study highlights Kiwi's risky eCommerce behaviours
Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders (22%) surveyed said they tend to take more risks when online shopping during the holiday season than other times of the year.
The most common types of identity theft and top ten ways to avoid it
1 in 5 New Zealanders have experienced identity theft, with 5% impacted in the past year. Learn the most common types and how to prevent it.
Norton to expand cyber safety via resellers and distributors
Norton will reward partners who help further consumer cyber safety, by selling applicable Norton Empower-enabled products and services.
Deep web vs dark web: NortonLifeLock explains the difference
NortonLifeLock managing director for APAC Mark Gorrie explains what you need to know about the deep and dark web and the pros and cons of both.
Nearly 90% of Kiwis worried kids will give away personal info online
Nearly nine in ten New Zealanders believe children will give away personal information online, says Norton research.
Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
Kiwis are surprisingly unaware of the risks involved in using public WiFi, according to a study by Norton and Symantec.
Encryption: What it is, how it can help, and what to watch out for
VPN Encryption: How it Protects Your Data and Keeps the Internet Secure. Learn about encryption and its role in internet security. #CyberSecurity.
Are Kiwis winning or losing when it comes to gaming security?
The rise of online gaming in New Zealand comes with significant risks, as cyber attacks target players, especially the younger ones.
The future of digital identity: the need for systems reform
Identity credentialing, proving you are who you say you are, needs to catch up to the technologies available. Currently, most organisations use simple means.
Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Have you ever visited the website of a well-established brand but something about it didn't seem right? That may not have been the brand's website at all.
New Norton study reveals severity of cyber attacks on gamers
A new special report by security software company Norton has found that two out of five gamers in New Zealand have experienced a cyber attack.
Online security a concern as screen addiction surges during COVID-19 lockdown
COVID-19 is fueling screen addiction among New Zealanders, with 36% admitting they are hooked, according to NortonLifeLock's global study.
Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
1 in 3 young New Zealanders likely to cyber stalk their partner or ex, according to Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report.
Over a third of New Zealanders fell victim to cybercrime in the last year
Over a third of New Zealanders have been victims of cybercrime, with an estimated loss of NZD$198 million, according to a new report.
Report: New Zealanders need to educate themselves on data rights under Privacy Act 2020
New Zealand consumers urged to educate themselves on data privacy rights as the Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect, says NortonLifeLock.