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Advanced threat protection: Now more than ever
Joshua Alcock, Fortinet senior systems engineer, outlines the five critical components to advanced threat protection.
First we had heartbleed, now we're shellshocked
"The recent Heartbleed vulnerability is similar in nature to Shellshock, but Heartbleed is dwarfed by the extent and reach of this new vulnerability."
Security: Counter measures to protect your customers
Businesses are on heightened alert after numerous news reports about cyber threats and APTs. Here's what you can do to help them.
Celeb nude photos prove passwords are passé...
The 4Chan nude celebrity photo hack reveals password protection has passed its use-by date warns Derek Morwood, Regional Manager of unified identity management leader Centrify.
How to communicate IT security benefits to executive management...
The importance of information security and technology risk management continues to grow, but many risk and security professionals continue to struggle with non-IT executive communication.
Power of Internet of Things to change CISO security scope
"The power of an Internet of Things device to change the state of environments and of itselfwill cause chief information security officers (CISOs) to redefine the scope of their security efforts beyond present responsibilities."
iPhone owners warned of iOS 8 prank
If you’ve been online today, you've probably seen posts with instructions for a supposedly new IOS8 feature called "Apple Wave".
Cyber security project puts NZ on the map
"Hopefully we can create a new niche for New Zealand in software - and we can create jobs, contribute to the economy and increase demand for more research."
Mako: Keeping POS safe... Backoff!
A difficult to detect malware is targeting POS systems, warns Ken Caballero, Mako channel account manager. He offers some tips on how you can keep your customers safe.
ESET: When one OS ‘closes’, a Window opens...
Microsoft’s end of support for Windows XP provides an opportunity for the New Zealand channel, says Sieng Chye, ESET security researcher.
OPINION: How to ensure security during an IT transformation...
Recent worldwide security breaches, among even security conscious companies, have shone an uncomfortable spotlight on corporate security and compliance measures.
Enterprise beware... 75% of mobile apps will fail basic security tests
"Enterprises that embrace mobile computing and bring your own device (BYOD) strategies are vulnerable to security breaches unless they adopt methods and technologies for mobile application security testing and risk assurance."
Hands up if you're telling the truth...?!
Is the Prime Minister’s honesty now central to the election...?!
Southern Cross Cable CEO slams "total nonsense" spy claims
"I can tell you quite categorically there is no facility by the NSA, the GCSB or anyone else on the Southern Cross cable network."
Trend Micro: Navigating the security minefield...
One size doesn’t fit all in security, says Robin Marjason, Trend Micro Australia and New Zealand channel and distribution director.
Dotcom: “We’ll close one of the Five Eyes…”
Met with rapturous applause from a jam-packed Auckland Town Hall, Kim Dotcom’s ‘Moment of Truth’ event last night has sent shockwaves across the country.
19 in a row as Cisco steals the security appliance show...
The security appliance market continues to see positive momentum, with the industry recording its 19th consecutive quarter of positive growth.
The never-ending security challenge... How do resellers stay on top?
In the constant battle to keep resellers out of customers' networks, how do resellers stay on top? Heather Wright talks to the experts about the future of security for resellers.
Vodafone NZ: Security threats becoming more sinister...
Colin James, Vodafone New Zealand head of security, puts forward the telco perspective on security and how increasing threats are impacting your customers.
Cisco NZ: Malware by any other name...
John-Paul Sikking, Cisco NZ security specialist, takes a look at the attack continuum.
Cyber security a challenge for students...
The University of Waikato is to host a ‘zombie apocalypse’ cyber security challenge where students will attempt to access secure networks in search of an antidote.
'Evolution not revolution' for new WatchGuard ANZ boss
WatchGuard's new country manager for Australia and New Zealand is promising 'evolution, not revolution' as he takes over the security vendor's top role locally.
29 data losses per day as ANZ companies struggle with security
"We found that organisations are often surprised by the severity of bot infections and the various threats that lurk on their networks."
Dell Software's position on mitigating mobile threats
Resellers can help customers mitigate mobile security threats and increase company productivity, says Ian Hodge, Dell Software ANZ managing director