Keeping Your Guard up in the Face of Socially Engineered Scams
Posted on 28-Nov-2022 17:37 Articles, Security, by Lloyd Evans, Head of Identity, LastPass JAPAC
Most of us are familiar with traditional phishing emails, with the tell-tale signs of dodgy emails easy to spot. However, phishing scams are becoming more sophisticated and harder to catch, and unfortunately aren't slowing down in volume.
Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted on 29-Jul-2020 14:45 Articles, Sponsored
At the IBM Cloud Forum 2020, tech experts delivered a strong message: businesses need to use information technology in new and creative ways to enhance their customers' experiences and get ahead of market disruptors and other competitors.
Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted on 6-Jul-2018 20:16 Articles, Computing, by Pat Pilcher
Microsoft may be in for a case of post-purchase dissonance after paying US$7.5 billion (NZ$10.8 billion) for GitHub to then stand accused by its community of being complicit in Trump's Mexican border travesty.
2018 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted on 7-Dec-2017 14:55 Articles, Security, by Mark Shaw, Technology Strategist, Symantec
This past year, cyber criminals caused major service disruptions around the world, using their increasing technical proficiency to break through cyber defences. In 2018, we expect the trend to become more pronounced as these attackers will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to launch even more potent attacks.
The Cloud is Getting Darker
Posted on 5-Oct-2017 20:47 Articles, Security, by Symantec
We are living in a cloud generation powered by a fundamental shift in the way enterprises, employees and customers use technology. The traditional corporate security perimeter is being transformed by the dominance of hybrid IT infrastructure, growth in personally owned devices, ubiquitous high-speed internet and cloud-based computing platforms.
What is wrong with Apple?
Posted on 1-Feb-2016 20:36 Articles, Consumer Electronics, by Howard Yu, Professor at IMD business school
To industry pundits and casual observers, it came as a shock this week when Apple projected that growth for its iPhone sales would hit the slowest pace since 2007, the year of the iconic phone's release. At the same time came the first forecasted decline in Apple's revenue in the last 13 years.
Symantec Security Predictions for 2016 -- Looking Ahead
Posted on 15-Dec-2015 21:54 Articles, Security, by Symantec
Today's cybercriminals are skilled enough and sufficiently resourced to have the persistence and patience to carry out highly successful attacks on consumers, businesses and governments around the world. Their efforts have turned cybercrime into big business with private information being stolen on an epic scale.
2016 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted on 15-Dec-2015 21:50 Articles, Security, by Amit Yoran, President of RSA
2015 was most notably characterised by security vendors claiming to be able to prevent advanced threat breaches when the reality is, they can't. It was characterised by enterprises recognising the need to monitor and defend their digital environments differently, but continuing to centre their security programs on the same technologies and approaches they have been using - hoping for a different outcome, but not acting differently.
Are New Zealanders More Evolved Internet Users Than Aussies?
Posted on 22-May-2012 13:29 Articles, Broadband, by Alastair Thompson
Fascinating insights into the evolution of the NZ and Australian internet consumer are contained in new data being revealed exclusively in this column this month. The comparative data from Roy Morgan Research (RMR) is based on identical survey questions asked in Australia and NZ during 2011.