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Consumers 'creeped out' by IoT devices as distrust reigns supreme
According to the study, 53% of respondents don’t trust connected devices to respect people’s privacy and handle information in a respectful way. What’s more, 75% are worried that their data could be used by other organisations without their permission.
03 May 2019
Gartner: The five priorities of privacy executives
The priorities highlight the need for strategic approaches to engage with shifting regulatory, technology, customer and third-party risk trends.
25 Apr 2019
Loki registers as the first Australian not-for-profit privacy firm
Privacy Network Loki claims it is now Australia’s first privacy software not-for-profit organisation – and the timing couldn’t be better as the country grapples with new encryption laws and new ways to secure privacy rights.
04 Apr 2019
Study analyses drones' potential to be weapons of cyber attacks & terrorism
The biggest challenge, according to the research, is finding out what a drone's purpose is in a non-restricted area.
01 Apr 2019
Privacy: The real cost of “free” mobile apps
Sales of location targeted advertising, based on location data provided by apps, is set to reach $30 billion by 2020.
21 Mar 2019
New threats on the block: Formjacking, IoT, LotL attacks
Symantec's report provides an overview of the threat landscape, including insights into global threat activity, cyber criminal trends, and motivations for attackers.
26 Feb 2019
ForgeRock: Why safeguarding privacy is a competitive advantage
Business leaders who fail to prioritise privacy and security protections do so at the risk of losing customer trust.
26 Feb 2019
Can it be trusted? Huawei’s founder speaks out
Ren Zhengfei spoke candidly in a recent media roundtable about security, 5G, his daughter’s detainment, the USA, and the West’s perception of Huawei.
17 Jan 2019
Encryption app to help travellers secure their devices
"One of the things we wanted to ensure is that when you say you cannot get your data, it is true."
10 Jan 2019
New app conducts background checks on potential tenants
Landlords and house owners need to obtain a tenant’s full name, date of birth, email address, and mobile number in order to conduct the search. And most importantly, they have to get the tenant’s permission first.
11 Dec 2018
Gartner’s top 10 tech trends for 2019
Gartner has released a list of what it sees as the most important strategic tech trends to be aware of in the quickly upcoming year.
16 Oct 2018
Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
"The ruling temporarily puts to an end DomainTools’ bulk harvesting of .nz domain holders’ personal information and selling that data for a profit."
18 Sep 2018
NZ urgently needs to get the Privacy Bill right for everyone's sake, says InternetNZ
“There’s currently no law requiring companies like Z Energy, Vector, or LinkedIn to tell New Zealanders if their data has been leaked."
04 Sep 2018
Tech Futures Lab launches Digital Suitcase to upskill everyday adults
Digital Suitcase is an online platform that teaches everyday adults digital knowledge that they need to thrive in the digital world.
31 Aug 2018
Smart buildings spark cautionary tale for privacy concerns
"You could quite reasonably be uncomfortable knowing you’re being monitored, even if you know that it’s helping reduce the environmental footprint."
29 Aug 2018
GlobalData: IoT raises massive privacy concerns
"The potential privacy implications which come with the advent of IoT are too alarming to ignore."
28 Aug 2018
CA Technologies joins EU 'privacy by design' research project
CA Technologies is one of eight technology partners that will shape a European research project designed to facilitate software privacy by design.
06 Aug 2018
Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year.
20 Jun 2018
Scams, scams, and social media: The security pain points catching Kiwis off guard
A new research report further supports the stark reality of just how many scammers are trying their luck on New Zealanders.
13 Jun 2018
Privacy watchdogs say Centrelink ruling is a failure of Australia's freedom of speech
"To assume that the Australian Privacy Principles allow for release of information if a person has a 'reasonable expectation' is ludicrous."
30 May 2018
Adobe receives patent for Data Export Controls in Audience Manager
"We didn’t want to allow even one hole in how the system was built since that would jeopardise our clients, it was a very iterative process.”
28 May 2018
Why security suites are ousting traditional antivirus programs
In recent years, user privacy and security have become paramount, while criminals attempt to coerce, steal and manipulate users for their data.
23 May 2018
VeeamON: Responsibility, security and alliances
Members of the Veeam leadership team give their perspective on how they will maintain their integrity as they move forward on their journey.
18 May 2018
Privacy and passwords: Hot topics amongst Australian consumers
“Organisations need to invest further in strategies to ensure trust, transparency and choice are front and centre."
16 May 2018