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SimSpace appoints Clint Sand as new Chief Product Officer
4 days ago
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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cyber threats
Clint Sand steps into role as Chief Product Officer at SimSpace, tasked with boosting the company's cybersecurity platform.
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Konica Minolta appoints Melissa Dempsey as new Chief Marketing Officer
Last month
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printing
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digital transformation
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cx
Konica Minolta boosts its Australia and New Zealand divisions with the strategic appointment of tech industry veteran, Melissa Dempsey, as Chief Marketing Officer.
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Hands-on review: Norton 360 Platinum
Tue, 2nd May 2023
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cloud services
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gaming
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reviews
Norton 360 Platinum: comprehensive security suite for home users with customizable features and powerful antivirus protection.
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Norton LifeLock now Gen Digital after Avast merger
Tue, 8th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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avast
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m&a
Norton LifeLock rebrands to Gen Digital Inc after its merger with Avast, aiming to pioneer digital empowerment.
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Norton blocks 1.3 million threats in NZ during September
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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ransomware
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endpoint protection
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phishing
Norton Labs successfully blocked 1.3 million threats in NZ during September, thwarting phishing attempts, mobile threats, file threats, ransomware attacks.
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Deep web vs dark web: NortonLifeLock explains the difference
Tue, 26th Jul 2022
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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deep web
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.
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Encryption: What it is, how it can help, and what to watch out for
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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bi
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big data
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malware
VPN Encryption: How it Protects Your Data and Keeps the Internet Secure. Learn about encryption and its role in internet security. #CyberSecurity.
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Norton finds deepfakes and crypto scams rising in Australia
Fri, 6th May 2022
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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email security
Norton says between January and March of this year, it thwarted more than 37,098,261 threats, the equivalent of around 403,241 threats per day.
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Hands-on review: Norton Anti Track 19 software
Thu, 5th May 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Norton's AntiTrack 19 software offers users the chance to browse the internet anonymously, obscuring website cookies and fingerprinting attempts.
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New Norton report finds deception scams on the rise
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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email security
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cybersecurity
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scams
Cybercriminals are capitalising on global events using deepfakes and crypto scams to mislead consumers, a new report has revealed.
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The future of digital identity: the need for systems reform
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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physical security
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cybersecurity
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online verification
Identity credentialing, proving you are who you say you are, needs to catch up to the technologies available. Currently, most organisations use simple means.
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Norton 360 wins at AV-TEST Institute Awards, takes home 4 trophies
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
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awards
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norton
NortonLifeLock has announced that its device protection solutions have won a total of four AV-TEST Institute awards.
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Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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web development
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cybersecurity
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ssl
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.
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New Zealanders hit hard by trackers according to new Norton research
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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malware
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cloud services
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dark web
NortonLifeLock research reveals alarming rise in online tracking and security threats in New Zealand, with 6,327,788 cyber threats blocked in Q4 2021.
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What is Log4J and how does it affect you?
Fri, 24th Dec 2021
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web development
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
Log4J software bug, aka Log4Shell, sparks concern as it affects various platforms. Norton Labs offers advice on protecting systems and applications.
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Norton new branding shines a light on cybersecurity
Tue, 16th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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norton
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rebrand
NortonLifeLock unveils new branding to highlight its role in cybersecurity and empower consumers in the digital world.
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Tech support scams are the number 1 phishing threat - report
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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email security
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phishing
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cybersecurity
Tech support scams are the top phishing threat to consumers, according to a report by NortonLifeLock's global research team.
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Scam Alert: Flubot malware hits New Zealand
Thu, 30th Sep 2021
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malware
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email security
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cybersecurity
New Zealand telecoms sector warns customers of a scam text message asking them to click on a link or download an app for delivery information.
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Online security a concern as screen addiction surges during COVID-19 lockdown
Wed, 25th Aug 2021
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online services
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mental health
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cios
COVID-19 is fueling screen addiction among New Zealanders, with 36% admitting they are hooked, according to NortonLifeLock's global study.
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NortonLifeLock and Avast to merge
Wed, 11th Aug 2021
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avast
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m&a
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nortonlifelock
The companies' boards believe the merger has ‘compelling strategic and financial rationale’, and creates an opportunity to create a new cyber-safety business.
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Tech support scams among top phishing attacks
Tue, 27th Jul 2021
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ddos
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phishing
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email security
These scams are specifically designed to trick unsuspecting consumers to share personal information or engage in behaviour that puts their privacy at risk.
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Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
Fri, 25th Jun 2021
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cybersecurity
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norton
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stalkerware
1 in 3 young New Zealanders likely to cyber stalk their partner or ex, according to Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report.
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Phishing remains number one threat to cyber safety, while stalkerware, gaming attacks are on the rise
Tue, 15th Jun 2021
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gaming
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malware
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ransomware
Phishing remains the top cyber threat to consumers, with scams related to the pandemic also on the rise, says NortonLifeLock research.
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Encrypted chat apps doubling as illegal marketplaces
Mon, 17th May 2021
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ddos
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whatsapp
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cybercriminals
Encrypted chat apps are doubling as illegal marketplaces as criminals utilise them to sell illegal goods without fear of content moderation.