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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Kiwi consumers at risk from outdated privacy law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)

Local businesses concerned about online threats according to MYOB survey
Posted on 23-Apr-2015 14:51Tags News, Security

Losing access to data, having business information hacked and even snooping foreign governments are among the concerns of local SMEs expressed in the latest MYOB Digital Nation report. Comments (Comments)

Deceptive new tactics give advanced attackers free rein over corporate networks
Posted on 15-Apr-2015 08:41Tags News, Security

Symantec report reveals five out of six large companies were targeted in 2014, a 40 percent increase over the previous year. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi Companies underestimating Risk of cyber attacks
Posted on 25-Mar-2015 16:27Tags News, Security

New Zealand companies are failing to realise the need to insure against cyber attacks, despite a growing number of incidents, according to a top commercial insurance expert. Comments (Comments)

Latest cyber-espionage tactics: complexity and modularity versus functionality
Posted on 12-Mar-2015 10:03Tags News, Security

Nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage attacks are becoming more sophisticated, targeting carefully defined users with complex, modular tools, and keeping well under the radar of increasingly effective detection systems, Kaspersky Lab experts reveal. Comments (Comments)

SOTI MobiControl 12.1 integrates Android for Work, Samsung KNOX 2.4 and Advanced iOS enrollment
Posted on 2-Mar-2015 23:20Tags News, Security

SOTI Inc. has announced the general availability of SOTI MobiControl 12.1. This new version represents the first same-day enterprise mobility management solution of devices using Android for Work. Also included in this release is support for Samsung KNOX, as well as a streamlined deployment of iOS devices. Comments (Comments)

Visa wants your location to protect your card
Posted on 13-Feb-2015 10:19Tags News, Security

New mobile location confirmation service uses real-time, geo-location technology to prevent unnecessary purchase declines by as much as 30%. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand doing well according to Trend Micro's 2014 Security Threat report
Posted on 12-Feb-2015 14:34Tags News, Security

New Zealanders doing well in the cyber war compared to other countries, but consumers urged to remain vigilant with online security despite decrease in cybersecurity threats. Comments (Comments)

Bitdefender 'The Box' to protect Internet of Things at home
Posted on 26-Nov-2014 11:40Tags News, Security

Bitdefender has stepped into the future of online protection with the launch of The Box offering seamless online 'Protection from Everything'. Comments (Comments)

Sophisticated cyber-espionage malware uncovered by Symantec
Posted on 24-Nov-2014 15:08Tags News, Security

Sophisticated cyber-espionage malware uncovered by Symantec Comments (Comments)

Victoria professor to write a history of New Zealand's security surveillance
Posted on 4-Nov-2014 13:42Tags News, Security

Professor Richard Hill from Victoria University of Wellington has been awarded Marsden funding to compile a critical analysis of covert intelligence gathering in New Zealand, the only western country to have no academic study on the history of its security intelligence. Comments (Comments)

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)


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