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ESET launches its parental control app for Android
Posted on 19-Nov-2015 20:10Tags News, Security

A first-of-its-kind from ESET, the app leverages ESET's existing technology, coupling it with new features to aid parents in keeping their children safe and protected when exploring the online world. Comments (Comments)

D-Link introduces new security cameras range in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 12:47Tags News, Security

D-Link today has introduced a new line of surveillance cameras starting with the Vigilance Full HD Outdoor Dome Network Camera (DCS-4602EV) and the Vigilance HD Outdoor Mini Bullet Network Camera (DCS-4701E). Comments (Comments)

Kordia acquires Aura Information Security
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 09:12Tags News, Security

Kordia NZ is expanding its cyber-security portfolio with the purchase of Wellington-based Aura Information Security for $10 million. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington partners with global security company
Posted on 10-Nov-2015 10:00Tags News, Security

Victoria University of Wellington has entered into an agreement with local firm Total Risk, a partner of the Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, in what is considered to be a major development for cybersecurity in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Bitdefender Mobile Security launches Snap Photo to Stop Snoops, Smart Unlock to Make Life Simpler
Posted on 21-Oct-2015 19:49Tags News, Security

Bitdefender has upgraded its Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus by giving it the power to photograph snoops and thieves in the act and allowing you to more easily access your apps when on a trusted network. Comments (Comments)

Dell SecureWorks Teams with the FBI, the NCA and Shadowserver to Seize the Dridex (Bugat v5) Botnet
Posted on 17-Oct-2015 11:30Tags News, Security

Authorities have linked the botnet to an estimated GBP 20m (roughly $30.5 million US) in losses in the U.K., and at least $10 million in losses in the United States. Comments (Comments)

Norton new Security Premium offered as a service
Posted on 8-Oct-2015 17:45Tags News, Security

In a move to streamline multiple core offerings into one flagship subscription service, Symantec has announced the availability of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand. The new service is an advanced, multi-layered protection solution that helps shield consumers from sophisticated and evolving threats across all platforms. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ and NetSafe issue warning about phone scammers
Posted on 14-Sep-2015 16:15Tags News, Security

Microsoft and NetSafe have both reported a significant increase in reports of scammers trying to defraud people by claiming to be calling from Microsoft and that there is a problem with their computers. Comments (Comments)

Auror secures more funding
Posted on 14-Sep-2015 16:14Tags News, Security

Crime prevention software developer Auror (formerly Eyedentify) has completed a round of funding to support further development and expansion of its class-leading software. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand adds Arbor Cloud in proactive defence against DDoS extortion
Posted on 10-Sep-2015 20:07Tags News, Security

Vodafone New Zealand has added Arbor Cloud to its suite of security services, providing multi-layered protection for its infrastructure and that of its Enterprise customers against DDoS attacks.
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BlackBerry to acquire Good Technology
Posted on 5-Sep-2015 08:11Tags News, Security

BlackBerry Limited has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Good Technology for $425 million in cash. Comments (Comments)

Wynyard wins contract with Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Posted on 4-Sep-2015 01:00Tags News, Security

Wynyard Group has won a new contract with The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) to provide Wynyard risk management software. Comments (Comments)

CESG Certified Professional scheme extended to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US
Posted on 30-Jul-2015 09:53Tags News, Security

APMG International is working with CESG, the Information Security arm of GCHQ, to deliver its cyber security competency scheme for Information Assurance (IA) professionals outside of the UK for the first time. Comments (Comments)

Kiwis rank telcos, government and banking organisations more likely to suffer a data breach
Posted on 17-Jul-2015 09:34Tags News, Security

Research from Unisys Corporation shows airlines perceived as much less likely to have a data breach. Comments (Comments)

Norton reports 74 percent of NZ parents are oblivious to their kids' online activities
Posted on 17-Jul-2015 09:24Tags News, Security

New Zealand parents are in the dark about their kids' online activities and are avoiding crucial conversations about their children's online privacy and security practices according to survey data released by Internet security company, Norton by Symantec. Comments (Comments)

Cisco to acquire OpenDNS
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 09:14Tags News, Security

Company will pay US$365 million for service that provide threat protection and parental controls. Comments (Comments)

IBM brings more than a billion law enforcement shareable documents to the cloud
Posted on 23-Jun-2015 07:39Tags News, Security

IBM i2 COPLINK on cloud allows police departments, regardless of size, access to advanced crime analytics capabilities. Comments (Comments)

Kaspersky Lab secures Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet in Australia
Posted on 22-Jun-2015 20:23Tags News, Security

Kaspersky Lab has announced it is delivering its security offerings to the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet across Australia. Comments (Comments)

SMEs focus for Connect Smart Week 2015
Posted on 22-Jun-2015 09:33Tags News, Security

Communications Minister Amy Adams says the second annual Connect Smart Awareness Week is a reminder to be vigilant about online security. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi consumers at risk from outdated privacy law
Posted on 17-Jun-2015 16:05Tags News, Security

New Zealand's privacy law is falling behind the rest of the world and threatening consumers' personal data, according to Ian Pollard, managing director of Delta Insurance. Comments (Comments)

Enterprise security now at a small office price with new Cyberoam CR10wiNG wireless security appliances
Posted on 4-Jun-2015 11:02Tags News, Security

Cyberoam, through its New Zealand distributor SnapperNet, has launched CR10wiNG, the "fastest and most affordable UTM appliance" with built-in Wi-Fi capabilities for the SOHO/ROBO markets. Comments (Comments)

Spark confirms move into smart home security
Posted on 3-Jun-2015 11:18Tags News, Security

Spark Zealand has confirmed it will begin offering smart home security services later this year, with the beta launch of a new product this week. Called Morepork, the product allows customers to control and monitor their homes remotely from their smartphones. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand consumers unaware of threats to their security through their mobile devices
Posted on 1-Jun-2015 11:24Tags News, Security

New research from Trend Micro reveals people aren't always aware of the security concerns around browser settings, social media, Wi-Fi hotspots and free software. Comments (Comments)

Monday morning brings the malware says report
Posted on 19-May-2015 09:45Tags News, Security

Research shows decline in detected malware attacks in organisations coincides perfectly with weekends. Comments (Comments)

DDoS attacks threatens New Zealand organisations
Posted on 7-May-2015 13:19Tags News, Security

The New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) advises that an unknown international group has this week begun threatening New Zealand organisations with Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Comments (Comments)

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