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Symantec board votes for split
Posted on 10-Oct-2014 12:37Tags News, Security

The Symantec Corp. Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to separate the company into two, independent publicly traded companies: one business focused on security and one business focused on information management. Comments (Comments)

Study shows almost half of NZ businesses lack adequate security tools and policies says Vodafone
Posted on 5-Oct-2014 20:22Tags News, Security

Recent research commissioned by Vodafone has identified that 56% of New Zealand businesses experience IT security attacks at least once a year. Comments (Comments)

Cyber experts battle zombie outbreak
Posted on 10-Sep-2014 07:30Tags News, Security

Cyber security experts will be put to the test next week when a staged zombie apocalypse will see them trying to access secure networks in search of an antidote. Comments (Comments)

Symantec opens new office and expands Security Operations Centre in Sydney
Posted on 22-Aug-2014 14:18Tags News, Security

Symantec has invested close to AUD$12 million in the newly expanded office and Security Operations Centre, reaffirming its commitment to Australian customers and partners and positioning the company to better support future Government IT cybersecurity initiatives. Comments (Comments)

Unraveling the Turla cyber-espionage campaign
Posted on 8-Aug-2014 12:49Tags News, Security

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab announced the discovery of a precursor to the Turla APT campaign called Epic. The attacks are known to use a cocktail of zero-days and off-the-shelf exploits against previously unknown and patched vulnerabilities to compromise victims. Comments (Comments)

Survey reveals critical infrastructure providers in New Zealand and Australia have been breached
Posted on 30-Jul-2014 11:47Tags News, Security

A Unisys survey shows utility, oil and gas, energy and manufacturing organisations cite accidents and negligence as the most common reason for data breaches in last year. Comments (Comments)

Symantec launches Backup Exec 2014 in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 26-Jun-2014 12:41Tags News, Security

New in Backup Exec 2014 is support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 and superior visibility into backup jobs. Comments (Comments)

New toolkit launched to help SMEs protect their business online
Posted on 18-Jun-2014 09:25Tags News, Security

The New Zealand Government has today launched the "Connect Smart for Business: SME Toolkit", a free resource aimed at helping small and medium sized enterprises take basic steps to protect their business and customers online across all devices. Comments (Comments)

Connect Smart Week promotes better cyber security
Posted on 16-Jun-2014 09:33Tags News, Security

More than 80 per cent of Kiwis who use the internet have experienced a cyber security breach, but only 39 per cent have then changed their behaviour online, according to research commissioned by the National Cyber Policy Office (NCPO), part of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC). Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ and NetSafe warn computer users about a rise in cold calling scammers
Posted on 5-Jun-2014 09:03Tags News, Security

Microsoft New Zealand and NetSafe are today issuing a warning to home computer users to be alert to a new wave of cold-calling technicians targeting New Zealanders with phone calls about viruses on their computers. Comments (Comments)

eBay ask users to change passwords
Posted on 22-May-2014 10:10Tags News, Security

Beginning later today eBay Inc. it will be asking its users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. Comments (Comments)

Bitdefender enhances privacy, security with App Lock for Android
Posted on 21-May-2014 14:00Tags News, Security

New Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus adds a deeper layer of Android protection.. Comments (Comments)

Study says New Zealanders concerned about accidental data breaches and breaches caused by malicious attacks
Posted on 21-May-2014 06:01Tags News, Security

In a warning to New Zealand organisations holding sensitive data, a national survey from Unisys finds the majority of New Zealanders are equally concerned about both accidental breaches and malicious data theft. Comments (Comments)

MasterCard launches MasterPass in New Zealand
Posted on 29-Apr-2014 22:25Tags News, Security

MasterCard today announced the New Zealand launch of its digital payments technology MasterPass, a platform that gives shoppers a seamless, secure and speedy checkout. Comments (Comments)

Tait secures Brisbane Airport Corporation digital mobile radio upgrade
Posted on 28-Apr-2014 15:48Tags News, Security

New Zealand communications technology exporter Tait Communications has won a contract to upgrade and manage Brisbane Airport Corporation's (BAC) digital mobile radio communications system as the Australian city readies itself for the G20 Leaders Summit later this year. Comments (Comments)

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)


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