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Greens call for opposition involvement in hiring of new GCSB director
John Key has treated the GCSB as his own personal protection service.
Macro-based malware is back, says Microsoft
The Microsoft Malware Protection Centre (MMPC) has released a blog post to inform people macro-based malware is being used more frequently.
Wynyard Group chosen to fight crime and terrorism
A national security bureau has chosen Wynyard Group to help fight organised crime and counter terrorism.
Kiwi crime fighting software selected by European justice agency
"From terrorists to cyber crime and drug trafficking to fraud – the growing global problems Wynyard’s software helps solve are headline news at the moment and will accelerate rather than dissipate in the year ahead."
NZ security vendors need to educate clients as hackers break into IoT
As the number of devices connected to the network increase, security vendors need to start educating their clients.
Hemisphere Technologies signs distribution deal with Endian
Hemisphere Technologies and Endian have announced a partnership to provide security solutions to various NZ sectors.
ESET and Facebook team up to bolster security
ESET has joined Facebook's anti-malware initiative to provide all Facebook users with the ESET Online Scanner for free.
Buyers, continue to question and evaluate vendors, says Huawei
Huawei's white paper ‘Cyber Security Perspectives' documents the top things buyers should ask vendors in relation to cyber security.
Customer education key as malware rises
Trend Micro is calling on resellers to help better educate organisations and consumers about heightened security risks.
ESET upgrades offer chance to get back in front of customers
Eset has given its resellers the chance to get back in front of customers, with the release of new versions of its home user products, Eset Smart Security 8 and EsetNOD32 Antivirus 8.
The biggest malware threats of 2014 and top 2015 predictions
In 2014, security threats involved high-level security breaches, large-scale vulnerabilities and privacy debates, according to Bitdefender.
Fortinet and Equinix form alliance to secure critical enterprise data
Fortinet has joined the Equinix Cloud Exchange in order to provide enterprises and service providers with scalable and reliable security solutions across multiple cloud architectures.
Kiwi encrypted cloud-based proofing tool a world first
PageProof is a fully encrypted browser based tool for creators of any kind to receive feedback and collaborate on documents.
Top security tips for virtualisation
Virtualisation is now commonplace, with many New Zealand organisations capitalising on the advantages it brings: standardisation, simplification, consolidation and control.
Bitdefender unveils The Box, a home IoT security device
Bitdefender has launched The Box, a home device designed to meet security threats of the Internet of Things (IoT), and says it is the start of the ‘Protection of Everything’.
ESET responds to security threats brought by IoT and BYOD
BYOD and the internet of things (IoT) come with new security threats and the need for more sophisticated solutions.
STRATUS project to help put New Zealand on global IT map
Organisations should adopt a cloud-first strategy when introducing new technology. Agility is one of the main reasons to go to the cloud. Businesses need to be agile.
Acronis security solutions for SMBs and enterprises comes to New Zealand
Acronis solutions are now available in Australia and New Zealand. Acronis Access 7 is for small and midsize businesses (SMB) and Acronis Access Advanced suits enterprises.
Westcon Group expands NZ security portfolio with Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks, the provider of enterprise security, and Westcon Group have announced New Zealand will be included as part of a global distribution agreement.
Fortinet, Ingram Micro bulk up Kiwi resources ready for NSE launch
Ingram Micro has bulked up its Fortinet accreditation – and in-house resources – in preparation for the launch of the vendor’s Network Security Expert certification.
Deep Security for Amazon Web Services Marketplace provides increased capabilities
Available as software or as a service, Deep Security for AWS Marketplace could allow resellers to provide greater offerings to customers.
Public and private cooperation necessary to fight cybercrime
The ongoing cooperation between public and private organisations is important in the fight against cybercrime.
Trend Micro report predicts major cybercrime in 2015
The annual prediction report from Trend Micro, leader in cybersecurity, has been released for 2015.
UK school students could be the next cybersecurity whiz-kids
UK secondary school students will be taught cybersecurity, due an increasing skills gap in the industry.