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Exclusive: ‘Handholding’ required in un-secure world
In the constantly changing world of technology, one area remains constant: the need for security. Heather Wright gets some expert views.
Dell reports 80 billion incidents of post infection malware activity in 2013
"Our threats researchers are unearthing unprecedented growth and threat patterns as cybercriminals steadily enhance speed and effectiveness."
Cyber security resellers: More than a reseller
Never more so has there been a need for cyber security resellers to be trusted advisors, says Robbie Upcroft, McAfee Asia Pacific sales manager, SMB and Distribution.
Microsoft NZ issues one month Windows XP warning...
Microsoft is urging New Zealand consumers still running the 12-year old software to take action now and upgrade their system to avoid exposure to cyber-attacks.
Bitdefender unveils SME Small Office security solution
Bitdefender has launched a new edition of Small Office Security, a solution for PCs and Macs designed to improve security and ease management for small and medium businesses.
Check Point unveils "revolutionary" security protection
Check Point Software Technologies has introduced Software-defined Protection (SDP), billed as a revolutionary security architecture that can protect organisations in today’s fast-evolving IT and threat landscape.
The changing face of security...
Mark Shaw, Symantec technology strategist – Information Security (Pacific) takes a look at the changing threat landscape and its impact on security solutions.
2014: The year of transparency
Transparency is the new mantra for online security and the channel has a key role to play, says Richard Henderson, security strategist with Fortinet’s FortiGuard Threat Research and Response Labs.
What 2014 will mean for security and the channel...
Peter Benson, Trend Micro New Zealand senior security architect, takes a look at what 2014 might hold on the security front.
Working with security customers and vendors
Hamish Soper, Check Point Software Technologies New Zealand country manager looks at strategies to create real value for customers when selling security.
The Windows XP migration ship is sailing… SMBs, don’t miss the boat
On the whole, enterprise jumped on the Windows XP migration ship long ago. But for SMBs trapped in the misbelief that the process is fraught with complexity, remember this: Don’t miss the boat.
Trend Micro combats cyber attacks with new mobile security solutions
Internet security provider Trend Micro has launched a set of new solutions to combat the increasing onslaught of cyber attacks that are continually placing people using mobile devices at risk.
Govt warns Kiwis over "most sophisticated" IRD email scam...
"Opening the email risks making your email address and other personal tax information available to scammers who will target you further."
Resolve your security with WatchGuard Technology
"Our reason for selecting WatchGuard was simple. We were looking to standardise and secure our customers' Internet connectivity."
The smart resellers guide to giving good security advice
￼￼￼￼Security isn't just about technology. John Kendall, Unisys Asia Pacific director of security programs, offers some pointers on the human side of IT security solutions.
Gen-i: DDoS attacks – the new norm?
These days you don't have to be a government agency, bank or right-wing website like Whaleoil to be concerned about becoming the target of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.
Your data is nearly impossible to secure says Trend Micro
Security breaches, cyber criminals and organised attacks made it nearly impossible to keep personal and financial data private.
New cybersafety resource OWLS takes flight
Primary and intermediate students are being taught how to be ‘wise owls’ when using the internet, a new resource launched this week to help teachers educate their students about internet privacy issues.
Top Valentine’s Day security threats...
Valentine’s Day is here, and with it comes a lot of last minute online shopping deals.
Kiwi customs fight high tech battle against child sex abuse images
Customs says that advances in technology have made it easier for offenders to find, store, and share objectionable material such as child sexual abuse images.
Kiwi privacy breaches should have same priority as workplace safety
Barely a month goes by when privacy breaches – by mostly government agencies like ACC, the Earthquake Commission and DHBs – aren’t in the headlines, but the gap is unlikely to be plugged so long as decision makers look to technology for the whole solution.
How to secure your Yahoo Xtra email account…
Fresh from updating users on new Yahoo Xtra email security measures, Telco offers Kiwis advice on how to combat any further breaches.
IRD under 'most sophisticated NZ attack'
The Inland Revenue Department is suffering from one of the most sophisticated attacks New Zealand has ever seen, as scammers use fake websites to steal personal information from unsuspecting Kiwis.
Telecom updates users on new Yahoo Xtra email security measures
Telco contacts select Xtra email users, as together with service provider Yahoo it applies the latest in a programme of security enhancements to the Xtra email platform.