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John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
11 May 2016
The key to deterring cyber crims? Make an attack not worth their time
"Increasing the cost of an attack by forcing hackers to create new methods when they attempt to breach a system, will reduce the number of attacks."
05 May 2016
Companies fear data breaches caused by compromised credentials
“Even systems supposed to be secure can be often easily penetrated via misused credentials."
02 May 2016
Compromised credentials a leading point of attack in data breaches
“We hope that these findings will encourage organisations to leverage single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, mobile and Mac management."
22 Apr 2016
Data breaches remain a concern amongst ANZ consumers
"They are clearly concerned that their information may not be held securely and they worry that details about them are gathered without consent."
08 Apr 2016
Govt's data breach bill will unleash confusion, says expert
Australian organisations will struggle to comply with the Federal Government’s mandatory data breach notification proposals.
07 Mar 2016
Healthcare organisations buckle under pressure of cyber attacks
"The concurrence of technology advances and delays in technology updates creates a perfect storm for healthcare IT security."
02 Mar 2016
Connected devices a security flaw within the workplace
“Unfortunately, like any other connected desktop or internet-based application, such solutions can pose security vulnerabilities."
10 Feb 2016
Belong to the ‘selfie’ generation? You are probably oversharing
Such data leaks can easily lead to trouble, ranging from phishing emails or loss of social network account access to identity theft and extortion.
05 Feb 2016
Are you accidentally leaking your employees' health information?
“Many organisations are not doing enough to protect this highly sensitive and confidential data."
15 Jan 2016
DDoS attacks target IT, telecoms and finance companies
"The days of DDoS attacks being an operational frustration that just resulted in some downtime are long over.”
26 Nov 2015
Aussie-founded StratoKey eyes up US market
StratoKey, founded in Australia in 2012, is expanding operations of its intelligent cloud data protection solution into the United States.
01 Sep 2015
Cost of data breach skyrockets: What can you do?
Today, security should be a top priority for organisations, with data breaches are growing in number and the financial cost growing too.
19 Aug 2015
Accellion responds to growing security and governance needs
Mitigating risk and demonstrating compliance with industry regulations is becoming increasingly important in corporate boardrooms, says Accellion.
10 Aug 2015
ESET: How your business can recover from a hack
Recent high-profile data breaches illustrate criminals’ insatiable appetite for data and financial reward.
28 Jul 2015
Data breach concerns open door for deeper conversation for resellers
Around 50% of Kiwis believe organisations holding their personal data will be breached within the next year – for the channel, that means opportunity.
16 Jul 2015
Telcos most likely to suffer data breach say Kiwis
Kiwis believe telcos are the least trustworthy organisations when it comes to keeping personal data safe - and they're ready to punish.
15 Jul 2015
Technology: Just one part of the security problem
“As organisations embrace cloud computing and mobile technology solutions, they have extended the security perimeter, creating new considerations.'
30 Jun 2015
$2 trillion cybercrime bill for business by 2019
The cost of data breaches is expected to soar to $2 trillion globally by 2019 - and its not mobile or IoT that will be the source of most breaches...
14 May 2015
Unisys: Kiwi's trust eroded in data security
New Zealanders' confidence in local organisations’ ability to keep their data secure seems to have taken a hit...
23 May 2014
Avoid the traps of human error
When people talk about data breaches, the tendency is to think about cybercriminals and hackers trying to access networks to extract valuable information.
08 Jan 2013