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Cyber insurance in Australia set to rise in the wake of increasing attacks
Many are still unfamiliar with cyber insurance and may not realise their normal business insurance does not cover loss as a result of cyberattacks."
Kiwi businesses not up to scratch with cyber insurance
"Cyberattacks aren’t going away so, if you’re a business with a digital presence, make sure you’re protected for when an event occurs.”
What is wrong with New Zealand? Cyber harassment against women has reached epidemic levels
What is wrong with New Zealand? Three quarters of our Kiwi women under 30 and more than half of all Kiwi women have experienced online harassment.
Norton tackles hackers using Wi-Fi
“What turns people into easy targets is confusion about the security of public Wi-Fi networks."
FLocker malware targeting Android smart TVs
FLocker is the latest a malicious ransomware agent that is targeting smart TVs running the Android operating system, Norton reports.
Security hole in Symantec antivirus exposes Windows, Linux and Macs
A major security vulnerability has been uncovered by UK white hat hacker and Google Project Zero developer, Tavis Ormandy.
Kiwis overconfident when it comes to online security
Symantec says that despite the concern and awareness of cybercrime, consumers are overconfident in their online security behaviours.
The generation most at risk of online threats in NZ? Millennials.
“However millennials are also the generation most willing to gamble their privacy and security in exchange for a life online."
Kiwi parents 'oblivious' to children's online lives
We talk to our children about keeping safe in the physical world. We need to be having the same conversations about keeping safe in the online world.
Symantec’s cloud storage foray falls flat on its face
"Symantec has made the decision to discontinue Norton Zone..."
Android App Review: Norton Security Antivirus
Norton has been a household name in antivirus software for as long as I’ve been old enough to care about such things.
Don't be a mug this Valentine's Day
Online dating safety tips for all those out there looking for love.
Employees putting security at risk?
Most businesses go to great lengths and invest heavily in ensuring that confidential documentation and information is protected, both physically and online.
Norton 360 Multi-Device
Norton by Symantec is a well known antivirus suite, and although it was once associated exclusively with Windows PC, the latest version of Norton 360 makes the software available to Mac users as well.
Channel capitalising on cyber security?
The increasing awareness of cyber security issues and low awareness of smartphone security are creating an opportunity for resellers to create new business.
Techday's Top 10…ways to stay safe online
Hello and welcome to the first installment of Techday's Top 10, a daily feature offering tips and advice across a wide range of issues within the tech world.
Shock, horror: Mobility and social networking the new target for cyber miscreants
In what should come as no surprise at all, it appears the new frontiers opening up for the malcontents of the connected world are smartphones and social networking sites.
Review: Norton 360 V6
The Digital War - Computer Viruses, Malware, Phishing, and all other malicious and often costly activity.
Review: Norton Internet Security 2012
Internet security is a bit like insurance – it seems expensive at the time, but when you get a computer-ravaging virus, you’re glad you invested.
A new era for Norton
Symantec launches online management console as well as new multi-device package.
Symantec spends US$115m on cloud archive company
Acquisition of OEM partner will add cloud option to Symantec's information governance lineup.
Cyberbaiting, bullying and spending
The report identifies the new issue of "cyberbaiting,” a growing phenomenon where kids taunt their teachers, then capture the distressed reactions via mobile phone videos.
Review: Norton Mobile Security
Ever misplace your phone and have no way to find it? Ever have someone steal your phone and rack up a huge bill? Ever get annoying, unwanted phone calls or text messages? Well we may have found a solution for you.
Counting the cost of cybercrime
Norton report says 72% of kiwis have been victims of cybercrime; financial cost estimated at $556 million.