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Martin Cocker stories

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Netsafe welcomes public feedback on draft of Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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The code aims to establish a self-regulatory framework to protect New Zealanders from online harm and harmful content.
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The deepfake dilemma: How it affects privacy, security & law in Aotearoa
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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Deepfakes, videos that replace a person's face with someone else's using AI, raise concerns over morality, legality, privacy, and online harm.
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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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Netsafe works with global tech giants to address online harm in NZ
Fri, 6th Aug 2021
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Facebook, Google, TikTok, and Twitter are joining Netsafe to develop a code of practice for online safety in New Zealand.
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Vodafone warns customers as online scams increase due to COVID-19
Tue, 31st Mar 2020
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COVID-19 lockdown sparks surge in online scams, Vodafone NZ cautions vigilance.
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Don't delete your scam emails! You can now help beat scammers at their own game
Wed, 8th Nov 2017
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Re:scam, an artificially intelligent email programme, is designed to engage scammers in a neverending cycle of conversation.
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Video: How safe are you online?
Thu, 17th Feb 2011
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NetSafe Executive Director Martin Cocker offers NetGuide readers advice on how to stay safe online.
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Cold calling scam targeting Kiwis
Thu, 28th Oct 2010
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NetSafe is warning of a scam that is gaining momentum in New Zealand.
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YOU’VE BEEN REPORTED TO THE CYBER-POLICE
Wed, 1st Sep 2010
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If you’ve come across something nasty online, or if you’ve been the victim of harassment or a scam, you may have been left wondering just who you should be reporting the offence to.
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School conflict and the web: The real picture
Thu, 1st Oct 2009
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Bullying and brawling: they’re an unfortunate part of school culture.
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Policies for productivity
Tue, 1st Sep 2009
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Free online tool helps SMBs create their own ICT policy and educate employees about cybersafety and security.