Technology news from the future
These search results are from across the Techday Network of sites
Waikato Uni cybersecurity head says new taskforce will set the country in the right direction
"The formation of this diverse and well-represented taskforce will increase our chances of setting the country in the right direction."
Check Point offers free cybersecurity checkups to Victorian businesses
Check Point Software Technologies is offering free, confidential cybersecurity checkups to Victorian enterprises and government departments.
RedShield celebrates iSANZ Best Security Company of the Year
"This is the model for Kiwi companies if they truly wish to complete on a global stage without the need to scale up too much on human resources."
Perfect storm ahead: Cybersecurity skills gap becoming a 'chasm'
"The number and cost of a breach are on the rise, but so too are the number of cybersecurity job openings and length of time it takes to fill them."
Massey Uni expert: Secure internet? It's just salesmanship - we're more at risk than ever
"“A large denial-of-service attack could shut down communications to the whole country quite easily."
Unitec's cybersecurity health check programme up for iSANZ award
Unitec's cybersecurity health check for SMEs named a finalist for 'best security project or initiative' in the iSANZ 2016 InfoSec New Zealand awards.
Think like a bad guy and fight back, because hacking is the new face of espionage
When you imagine the world of espionage, do you think of undercover agents trying to recruit a mole or cracking safes to steal sensitive information?
NZ's new Cyber Security Skills Taskforce: "New Zealand can grow its own talent"
New Zealand's new Cyber Security Skills Taskforce has one mission: to address the shortage of New Zealand cyber professionals.
Kaspersky Lab says "stay fearless and don’t pay the ransom!”
"From a consumer perspective, what’s really important is that ransomware is reported to law enforcement agencies to help fight this threat."
Optus opens $10 million Advanced Security Operations Centre for 'truly global cyber view'
Optus Business has opened the doors to its new $10 million Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC), attracting managed security services providers.
Ovum: Cloud-native technologies improve cybersecurity
One of the key concepts is moving from viewing servers as “pets” (cherished and long-lived) to viewing them instead as “cattle”, immutable objects.
Smart home vulnerability: Tips for staying internet secure
Security is only as effective as the weakest link. Therefore, it is important to secure you entire home network and the devices that connect to it.
Report finds malware downloads rise 900% - that's one every 81 seconds
An organisation can get hit by malware 971 times per hour - or 23,304 times per day. And every 81 seconds, a known malware is downloaded.
What you need to know about the Mirai botnet behind recent major DDoS attacks
A DDoS on DNS provider Dyn last week managed to disrupt an array of the internet’s biggest websites, including Paypal. Here's what you need to know.
10 gadgets every white hat hacker needs in their toolkit
Sometimes, during security audits, we may encounter a situation where everything is being managed correctly.
APAC malware and botnet threats charge ahead rest of the world
Fortinet's latest report has revealed global cyber threat trends, showing that malware and botnets are targeting APAC more than anywhere else.
Tech support scams now hide code to mask malicious intent
Symantec discovers another tech support scam that uses scare tactics to fool users into believing they're infected with a virus.
InternetNZ uncovers Kiwis' cyber-savviness when exploring the wild, wild web
Kiwis are aware of personal security risks when it comes to the world wide web, but what are our hopes and fears, new research from InternetNZ asks.
Cloud DDoS solutions providers eye Singapore as key security hub
Nexusguard and Clearmanage are bringing DDoS protection and cloud computing together, targeted directly for the Singapore and APAC market.
OEMs in danger of 'failing' healthcare by ignoring medical device security, research finds
Healthcare cybersecurity spending is expected to reach $5.5 billion by 2016. However, only $390 million of that will help secure medical devices.
Dimension Data takes a closer look at mobile workforces and cybersecurity
“Because mobile users access the Internet on the go, they’re more vulnerable to attacks as they may not have the same level of security."
It’s time to move on from “what is the Internet of Things” discussion if you want to secure it
Among Gartner clients we are now beginning to see IoT “definition fatigue” set in as the glitz and excitement surrounding the concept settles.
Microsoft launches combined Transparency & Cybersecurity Center in Singapore
"The opening of the Microsoft regional Transparency Center in Singapore to serve the wider Asia-Pacific region, advances our worldwide commitment."
Dimension Data's four simple tips for smart cybersecurity
Dimension Data New Zealand's CEO Jo Healey provided some simple tips for New Zealand businesses and the need to remain cybersecure.