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Apple, Google and Microsoft Commit to Expanded Support for FIDO Standard
Posted on 12-May-2022 17:38 News, Security

Faster, easier and more secure sign-ins will be available to consumers across leading devices and platforms.

NCSC Joins International Breach Notification Service
Posted on 17-Feb-2022 14:28 News, Security

The GCSB's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has joined the government programme of the service Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP).

How the Person You Matched With Online May Be Creeping on You
Posted on 10-Feb-2022 17:00 News, Security

NortonLifeLock has published the New Zealand findings from a global study about online dating and the ways people are checking up on their prospective dates.  

Nordvpn Launches Threat Protection and Steps Into the Antivirus Market
Posted on 10-Feb-2022 08:34 News, Security

The new feature offers comprehensive security against cyber threats by blocking trackers, phishing attempts, intrusive ads, malicious websites and infected files.

Research Reveals How Much a Kiwi Credit Card Is Worth on the Dark Web
Posted on 3-Feb-2022 17:55 News, Security

A new study by cybersecurity company NordVPN has analyzed information from 50,000 Kiwi payment cards sold on the dark web.

Yubikey Security Key and Yubikey Bio Review
Posted on 10-Dec-2021 17:18 Reviews, Security

A look at two new hardware security by Yubico, available now.

Datalocker K350 Encrypted USB Drive Review
Posted on 8-Nov-2021 06:37 Reviews, Security

Datalocker is releasing a new USB encrypted storage solution aimed at verticals that require data security during transport or at rest.

Unisys Security Survey Shows New Zealanders Unprepared to Avoid Security Threats When WFH
Posted on 3-Nov-2021 17:20 News, Security

New survey finds many New Zealanders are not taking basic precautions to protect themselves from cyber threats when working from home.

Norton Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report Finds Tech Support Scams Are the No. 1 Phishing Threat
Posted on 30-Oct-2021 10:42 News, Security

The latest findings show tech support scams, which often arrive as a pop-up alert convincingly disguised using the names and branding of major tech companies, have become the top phishing threat to consumers. Tech support scams are expected to proliferate in the upcoming holiday season, as well as shopping and charity-related phishing attacks.

Lastpass Releases Psychology of Passwords Report
Posted on 25-Sep-2021 15:38 News, Security

People are still practising poor password hygiene while increasing their online presence.

National Crime Check Launches in New Zealand
Posted on 22-Sep-2021 16:58 News, Security

Already a trusted third party crime check service in Australia, National Crime Check conducted some research through a third party to establish situations in which Kiwis would benefit from their offerings. The results established a gap in the market for both landlords and contractors working in private residences.

Avast Unveils New Brand Identity, Purpose and Security Solution
Posted on 21-Sep-2021 07:54 News, Security

New mission to further digital rights and reset digital citizens' relationship with the internet for a healthier online world; delivers new Avast One free protection platform for users worldwide.

Vodafone and Palo Alto Networks Launch Service to Protect Businesses Against Cyberattacks
Posted on 9-Sep-2021 10:38 News, Security

The platform also delivers Zero Trust Network Access, limiting users’ access to only authorised applications and data, after verifying their identity. Vodafone Secure Access is also a core capability enabling a business to move to a SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) architecture.

New research reveals carefree digital lifestyle of New Zealanders
Posted on 26-Aug-2021 07:00 News, Security

New research commissioned by Avast has revealed that despite nearly one in four (23%) New Zealanders being more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime and one in four (25%) believing that the internet is more dangerous now than before the Covid-19 pandemic, a lack of cyber mindfulness is leading many to take significant risks to their digital lifestyles.

Freightways unveils online background checks tool for employers
Posted on 24-Aug-2021 17:37 News, Security

Freightways has delivered a new company that enables businesses to protect employees' private information without taking shortcuts when vetting job applicants.

NortonLifeLock study shows how much screentime we have every day
Posted on 24-Aug-2021 17:21 News, Security

As the pandemic continues, NortonLifeLock study reveals New Zealanders average five hours of screen time a day outside of work and school, with over a third of Kiwis saying the amount of time they spend in front of screens negatively impacts their mental health

Trend Micro bolsters its security offering with complete device and identity protection
Posted on 23-Aug-2021 17:06 News, Security

New security solution brings together identity theft and dark web monitoring, WiFi protection, password manager and parental controls into one comprehensive offering.

Ingram Micro adds Sophos to Cybersecurity Solution Unit
Posted on 23-Aug-2021 17:03 News, Security

Distributor to offer a complete suite of the vendor's next-generation cybersecurity solutions.

NortonLifeLock and Avast to merge operations
Posted on 11-Aug-2021 10:13 News, Security

NortonLifeLock and Avast have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended merger of Avast with NortonLifeLock, in the form of a recommended offer by NortonLifeLock.

Kordia bolsters cyber security offering with SecOps NZ acquisition
Posted on 30-Jun-2021 08:11 News, Security

Established just over three years ago, SecOps provides managed security services and support to an array of customers in the government and the public sectors as well as the corporate, financial, and retail industries.

Vigilante malware rats out software pirates
Posted on 21-Jun-2021 13:46 News, Security

Sophos uncovers a curious vigilante-style cyberattack that blocks users of pirated software from reaching pirate sites.

Norton Labs releases new Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report
Posted on 14-Jun-2021 14:39 News, Security

It also highlights examples of phishing emails and other information to show consumers how scams and security threats work.

NortonLifeLock expands Norton 360 for Gamers gaming offer with CPU allocation
Posted on 9-Jun-2021 12:01 News, Security

New Game Optimizer feature available on Norton 360 for Gamers maximises gaming performance while strengthening security.

New Zealand company Avid AML to help fight transaction crime in Pakistan
Posted on 3-May-2021 11:42 News, Security

Kiwi-founded anti-money laundering company Avid AML has partnered with a consulting firm, Transformation Professionals, to lead the fight against transactional crime in one of the world’s most challenging markets - Pakistan.

Amid COVID pandemic, more than one-third of New Zealanders Fell Victim to Cybercrime
Posted on 14-Apr-2021 07:50 News, Security

Newly released report by NortonLifeLock says 15 percent of New Zealanders fell victim to a scam in the past year, with 130,000 New Zealanders having experienced ID theft in 2020.

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