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Internet infrastructure strained as demand for servers surges 30%
Internet service providers are extending data caps to meet the newfound reliance on the network, however, some experts express uncertainty concerning internet infrastructure’s ability to keep up with the rapidly growing demand.
Hands-on review: Norton Security gets the safety and freedom balance right
The folks at Norton understand that there are those of use that like to walk on the wild side. But even a seasoned Internet adventurer like myself likes a degree of protection.
ESET launches campaign to make the internet safer for children
ESET has launched its Safer Kids Online campaign, which is designed to improve education around child safety online for both parents and their children.
Eight ways to empower children to use the internet safely
Kids are great at consuming content online – but they’re not aware of risks like viruses, cyberbullying, unwanted contact by strangers, data privacy and inappropriate content.
Beyond lock and key: Securing the smarthome
It’s important to understand how smarthome technologies work and what they’re fully capable of.
Updated: NZ ISPs block internet footage of Christchurch shootings
2degrees, Spark, Vodafone and Vocus are now blocking any website that shows footage of the mosque shootings.
Personalisation more important than privacy for Gen Z
Gen Z doesn’t just use the internet to connect them, entertain them, sell to them, and build their digital brand, they expect it to.
AU businesses less cybersecurity confident than global peers
A new report reveals companies around the world could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cybercrime.
Competition: Help Kiwi kids celebrate the good side of the internet
Trend Micro’s What’s Your Story? Is a fun poster competition for kids aged between 5-12 years. They can design a poster that reflects the good side of the internet in whatever creative ways they come up with.
Kiwi kids and parents work together to create a safer internet
The competition is an initiative by Trend Micro to reframe some of the negative connotations around internet safety.
Funding to help put a stop to online bullying
Steps towards responsible digital citizenship have been made as a student led programme receives funding to tackle online bullying head on.
Microsoft going strong in mission to help users stomp out hate speech
Microsoft is continuing to crack down on hate speech and is making it easier for people to report it, the company reports.
What is your 'digital footprint'?
Your digital footprint is the trail of electronic breadcrumbs you leave behind when using the Internet and it's important that you tread carefully.
NZ online – only half safe?
Within a couple of months, New Zealand ISPs will be able to filter their customers’ Web traffic, to determine whether they’re viewing illicit material – specifically, child sexual abuse.