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Heartbleed vulnerability major issue for website owners
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 14:04Tags News, Security

InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter said website owners are advised to check their sites and patch them where required. Individual users should change their passwords as a matter of course. Comments (Comments)

Symantec sees new era of "Mega Breaches"
Posted on 8-Apr-2014 22:02Tags News, Security

New Symantec report reveals the number of mega data breaches went from one in 2012 to eight in 2013, with 552 million identities exposed in 2013. Comments (Comments)

Samsung KNOX keeps evolving
Posted on 26-Feb-2014 17:56Tags News, Security

company introduces a better user experience with the option to choose a KNOX container or 3rd party container, simple enrollment process and Split-Billing feature. Comments (Comments)

RSA teams with Pivotal to offer Security Analytics and Big Data playbook
Posted on 26-Feb-2014 17:54Tags News, Security

New reference architecture delivers the foundation for a broader data strategy, helping organisations improve security, control costs and gain value from IT analytics. Comments (Comments)

McAfee delivers on Intel vision of free mobile security for consumers
Posted on 25-Feb-2014 18:36Tags News, Security

McAfee announces details of free protection for consumers on any Android and iOS mobile device. Comments (Comments)

Trend Micro unveils new mobile security solutions
Posted on 25-Feb-2014 18:34Tags News, Security

Trend Micro Mobile Security and Trend Micro Mobile App Reputation protect Android, iOS and Kindle devices. Comments (Comments)

Kaspersky Lab uncovers "The Mask"
Posted on 12-Feb-2014 21:37Tags News, Security

Company says it is one of the most advanced global cyber-espionage operation to date due to the complexity of the toolset used by the attackers. Comments (Comments)

Key security incidents that shaped 2013
Posted on 4-Dec-2013 18:52Tags News, Security

Some of the key security findings of the past year have raised questions about the way we use the Internet and the types of risks we face. Comments (Comments)

University of Waikato to open a Cyber Security Lab
Posted on 2-Dec-2013 12:41Tags News, Security

New Zealand's first cyber security lab will be opened at the University of Waikato on Tuesday, coinciding with the launch of a new qualification, the Master of Cyber Security degree. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government nominates panel to lift privacy and security standards
Posted on 7-Nov-2013 14:36Tags News, Security

Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain today announced a new panel of professional security service providers to help government agencies manage privacy and security issues effectively. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand to trial and adopt new Samsung mobile technology KNOX
Posted on 16-Oct-2013 14:02Tags News, Security

Samsung KNOX is a new mobile phone solution designed to securely partition work and play on Samsung Android devices, protecting both sensitive business information and the privacy of personal use on company smartphones. Comments (Comments)

AVG CrowdControl enables Facebook users to manage posts
Posted on 16-Sep-2013 19:02Tags News, Security

AVG Technologies has announced its first privacy app built on the Facebook API: AVG CrowdControl. The app allows users to easily manage who sees their default posts for improved privacy without deleting personal contacts. Comments (Comments)

PayPal launches seller protection in Asia Pacific
Posted on 4-Sep-2013 16:33Tags News, Security

PayPal extends partnership with merchants in APAC to reduce risk, boost seller confidence and enable online businesses to increase sales. Comments (Comments)

Queensland Rail selects Wynyard Governance, Risk and Compliance system solution
Posted on 24-Aug-2013 10:52Tags News, Security

Wynyard Risk Management to create a single source of truth for governance, risk and compliance. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand-based software security companies form alliance
Posted on 13-Aug-2013 08:35Tags News, Security

Gallagher, Tait Communications, Wynyard Group and Endace are founding members of Security Technology Alliance (STA). Comments (Comments)

Consumer Affairs Scamwatch says reported losses to scam up to NZ$ 4.4 million
Posted on 12-Aug-2013 08:26Tags News, Security

The Orb website is run in partnership with the Police, Customs Service, Commerce Commission, Department of Internal Affairs, Consumer Affairs, the National Cyber Security Centre and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. Comments (Comments)

State communication surveillance undermines freedom of expression, warns UN expert
Posted on 5-Aug-2013 09:16Tags News, Security

Findings contained in a report on the implications of States' surveillance of communications on the exercise of the human rights to privacy and freedom of opinion and expression, which was presented today to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Comments (Comments)

Banking sector leads the way with RealMe
Posted on 31-Jul-2013 18:34Tags News, Security

Minister of Internal Affairs Chris Tremain has announced that a number of banks will soon be using the RealMe service to enable online banking customers to prove their identity. Comments (Comments)

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire
Posted on 24-Jul-2013 13:24Tags News, Security

Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their products, technologies and research teams to provide continuous and pervasive advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum and from any device to any cloud. Comments (Comments)

AVG Technologies launches AVG CloudCare in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 20-Jun-2013 08:42Tags News, Security

Company introduces free cloud-based security and IT management platform, with services that make it simpler and more cost-effective for resellers to manage and protect their small and medium business (SMB) customers. Comments (Comments)

Symantec 2013 Global SMB IT Confidence Index shows top ANZ challenge is keeping up with IT trends
Posted on 19-Jun-2013 12:37Tags News, Security

Symantec’s 2013 Global SMB IT Confidence Index is a result of research conducted by ReRez in February-March 2013. The full study represents 2,452 organisations from 20 countries. Responses came from companies with a range of 10 to 250 employees. Comments (Comments)

New Zealanders hold organisations and government responsible for securing data collected by mobile apps
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 13:39Tags News, Security

Unisys Security Index reveals that Kiwis are not taking individual responsibility for data being collected by their mobile apps. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand Police Select Wynyard Investigator
Posted on 30-May-2013 12:00Tags News, Security

Crime investigations software to help Police deliver on Prevention First and crime reduction targets. Comments (Comments)

Norton Cybercrime Report shows low mobile security uptake in New Zealand
Posted on 27-May-2013 00:02Tags News, Security

To support New Zealand Cyber Security Awareness Week, which kicks off on Monday the 27th of May, Norton has released new mobile insights from its annual Norton Cybercrime Report, one of the world’s largest consumer cybercrime studies, aimed at understanding the latest security trends and people’s online social and mobile behaviours. Comments (Comments)

Wynyard Group signals IPO and NZX-listing to fuel growth
Posted on 13-May-2013 10:50Tags News, Security

Wynyard Group is considering raising capital by an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and a listing on the NZX Main Board to accelerate its international growth strategy and meet the growing demand for its solutions. Comments (Comments)


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