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Your Invite - Learn more about Trustwave products with Express Data
Express Data is inviting you to learn about award-winning Trustwave WebDefend products, at a series of events across New Zealand this month.
Kiwi firm stung in $18k email scam
New Zealand firm scammed out of $18,000 after paying a South Korean company supplier warns other Kiwi businesses over new email fraud tactics.
Are you a savvy shopper online?
Love shopping online but worry about becoming victim to the next biggest scam? Ordered a ladies size 12 and received a pair of pants that would be better suited for a six year old? Then this guide is for you...
Kiwi websites need to improve privacy info
Websites and apps collecting personal information could do much better in telling people that they are doing it, why they are doing it and how securely the information will be held.
5 key questions to improve Big Data governance
Big data, dubbed 'the new oil', can raise significant risk, ranging from disastrous data breaches to privacy and compliance concerns.
Kiwi tech firms unite in global security push
High-growth technology companies form the Security Technology Alliance, designed to create a new high-growth and high-value industry category for the country.
Naked sex chats help blackmail Kiwis out of $4.4m
Horny New Zealanders taking part in naked online video chat sessions are being blackmailed, with Kiwis losing $4.4m last year due to internet scams.
Expect more Android security issues this year…
Android vulnerabilities, increased online banking threats and availability of sophisticated, inexpensive malware toolkits are among the growing concerns cited in Trend Micro’s Security Roundup Report.
Sex, trafficking and preventative software…
Fighting against sex trafficking and child exploitation, Wynyard Group's technology is being used to combat the 'rape-for-profit' industry in Asia-Pacific.
Is your company Edward Snowden-proof?
Whistleblower haunts organisations, who are now investing greater time and money into monitoring inside security threats.
$100K Reward: Microsoft Bounty Hunters
As long as people write code, it’s going to be imperfect. That’s where the class of security researchers colloquially known as "bug hunters" come in, and Microsoft is paying them up to US$100,000 for the pleasure.
Microsoft joins the party… slams NZ Telco bill
Joining fellow tech giants Facebook and Google, Microsoft publicly questions the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Bill, believing it to be a threat to New Zealand's IT industry.
All systems go as Symantec avoids PC woe
Security software company beats analysts expectations during Q1, thanks to reduced costs following a decline in PC sales.
Internet hackers Royally scam users
While the world celebrated, scammers have taken advantage, kicking into immediate action following the birth of the royal baby.
You gotta fight, for Dotcom's right, for transparency…
Megaupload founder dispatches legal team to Wellington today, as his lawyers fight for full disclosure in New Zealand's highest court.
Is your Android phone stale…?
How can a phone be stale and how can you tell? It’s not like bread where you can squeeze it and tell it’s stale because it’s hard and know it’s not good to eat.
Key: Kiwis don't know what they're talking about
Prime Minister believes GCSB protesters are either misinformed or pursuing a political agenda as thousands rally in opposition to the bill.
Rallying Kiwis rebel against GCSB bill
Thousands unite across New Zealand in protest against the government's GCSB spying bill, led by Kim Dotcom in Auckland.
Why taking down Apple's Developer site was a good idea...
If we had more companies respond to breaches in this way, we (technology, privacy, security and cyber threats) would be much better off as an industry.
Privacy scare? NZ govt should grow a pair
Kim Dotcom claims to be the "living, breathing example of why the GCSB must not be given greater powers and limited accountability" at a protest launch in Auckland yesterday.
The dangers of SnapChat...
This message will self-destruct in five seconds. That’s the premise behind SnapChat and is hailed as the new Instagram...
NZ spies carry damaging disguise
By approving proposals to new government spy laws, are New Zealanders running the inherent risk of accepting an ideology that is abhorrently wrong? After all, legal does not mean right.
Facebook slams NZ spying law
Social networking giant seeks an exemption over government proposals which could see over two million Kiwis spied on by authorities.
Event Invite - Stop cyberattacks with Palo Alto
During a LIVE webinar session, Palo Alto will review real world data on cyberattacks and dissect the five steps of an advanced attack designed to evade security controls.
BTG goes Gold with Fortinet
How key vendor partnerships + engineering know-how = unique and productive business solutions.
Master key makes 99% of Android devices vulnerable
Master key could affect any Android phone released in the past four years, representing nearly 900 million devices and 99% of the market.
Key brands Dotcom's submission a "circus"
Showdown between Prime Minister and Megaupload founder didn't disappoint in Parliament yesterday, but was it more PR than policy?
Google issues NZ spy threat
Internet search giant warns new government spy laws could result in companies quitting New Zealand, after heavily criticising the bill.
Dotcom gets set to question Key
Megaupload founder gets his 15 minutes in the spotlight today, as he questions John Key in Parliament.
Oh no…not another Facebook breach
Privacy leak in Facebook's Android app, sending users' phone numbers over the internet to Facebook servers simply by launching the app.