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Cybersecurity
The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
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Collaboration
Why the success of client collaboration projects depends on addressing these five warning signs
New tools, applications, and software have enabled project collaboration to continue remotely, both between employees within an organisation and with its clients.
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Cybersecurity
The three horsemen of cyber risks: misinformation, disinformation, and fake news
"To deal with these cyber risks, businesses and authorities need to establish cybersecurity practices and policies that can evolve and adapt to the multifaceted cyberthreats."
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Social Media
Trump social media ban too little, too late
"Big Tech has made mega profits by turning a blind eye to the true extent of misinformation on their platforms."
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Data leak
Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat - study
Australians want to see greater transparency about the extent of the problem, new polling has found.
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Cybersecurity
Four security threats affecting FSIs in 2020
This time last year nobody predicted that the world would be battling a pandemic and fighting off hordes of cybercriminals using the pandemic as a topical way of peddling their wares.
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Neustar
Misinformation on the rise, organisations consider how best to respond
The increase in misinformation and fake domains have left organisations perceiving the threat level to be ‘very significant’, with a third planning greater emphasis on their ability to respond in coming months.
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New Zealand Law Foundation
Deepfakes the 'next wave of concern' - but can law really stomp it out?
Enforcing the existing law will be difficult enough, and it is not clear that any new law would be able to do better. Overseas attempts to draft law for deepfakes have been seriously criticised.
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Cloud
Facebook fights fake news ahead of Africa elections
“We also show related articles from fact-checkers for more context and notify users if a story they have shared is rated as false.”
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Cloud
Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
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Cloud
Facebook tackles the wildfire of misinformation plaguing your newsfeed
"Some of the worst offenders use a technique known as ‘cloaking’ to circumvent Facebook’s review processes..."