Personal security stories
Consumers putting convenience over security due to COVID-19 restrictions
COVID-19 crisis leads to online security complacency, with user convenience overshadowing safety measures.
Employee errors 'the most significant threat to personal data' - report
Homeworking ups cyber risk as staff errors lead in data threat – study.
Weak passwords continue to give cyber crims access to personal information
New research highlights the continuing issue of weak passwords, revealing that 30% of ransomware infections in 2019 were due to passwords.
Security around personal data a growing concern for Kiwis
New Zealand aims to create an inclusive digital identity environment with growing awareness leading to the development of a Digital Identity framework.
Delta launches NZ first: personal cyber insurance
Delta Insurance launches PerCy, its new personal cyber insurance offering, to protect individuals and households from cyber attacks.
New report considers consumer rights around personal data
Report finds no clear standards for access to consumer data, including personal data from social media and fitness trackers. Regulators urged for reform.
Employees worry about security but don't do anything about it, survey finds
The vast majority of employees would react negatively if their personal information was breached by a company, according to SailPoint's annual Market Pulse Survey.
Digital banking: Balancing security & convenience – without getting creepy!
Banks are constantly adopting new and innovative technologies, but what is the impact on security? Can personalisation become creepy?.