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John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
11 May 16
UK: Two Thirds of big business has been breached this year
The UK Government has sponsored a survey that reveals a significant fraction of businesses have been breached this year.
10 May 16
Majority of Aussie organisations have been breached in the past year
63 percent of Australian organisations have experienced at least one security breach or incident in the past year, according to a report by CompTIA.
09 May 16
AU Govt Cyber Security Strategy: More insider insights
We published a story last week to share some authoritative opinions from the industry about the Govt strategy - here’s some more expert commentary.
05 May 16
Cyber crime hits Aussie businesses hard
“Due to the evolving nature of IT, most organisations have had to change the way their company approaches security."
05 May 16
NZ Govt invests $22.2 million into cyber security
“Our national CERT will be a key piece of New Zealand’s cyber security architecture. It will be the central place for businesses to go for help."
05 May 16
Highlights of the Verizon Data Breach Report 2016
Here are my favourite “data-bits”, quotes and fun items from Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report.
05 May 16
Australia a target for ‘designer’ cyber threats
With cybercriminals having a deliberate hand in creating threats that look authentic and are targeted, it is more difficult to recognise spam.
04 May 16
The lowdown on Aussie Govt's Cyber Security Strategy
Malcom Turnbull recently announced Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy for the future - here are some insights from professionals in the industry.
26 Apr 16
Should we have 'Certificates of Cyber Fitness'?
There are no magical answers to the growing cyber threat, but perhaps an idea like a certificate of cyber fitness could soon be a reality.
06 Apr 16
When ads go bad: A look into malvertising's malicious growth
Advertisements on the Internet are no longer just a nuisance - they are now also potentially dangerous.
18 Mar 16
Is the cloud really a safe place to store confidential information?
Lawyers storing clients’ confidential information in the cloud risk it being accessed by US authorities without permission.
16 Mar 16
Behavioural attack detection may be a saving grace for Aussie businesses
LightCyber has partnered with M.Tech to bring behavioural attack detection to the Australian market in response to the escalating data breach crisis.
09 Mar 16
Fortinet: Network security you can trust
Secure your business and your future with Fortinet to help ensure that your business avoids becoming the latest cyber-crime statistic.
19 Feb 16
Preventing advanced threat breaches is nothing more than a fantasy
"As organisations’ security programs continue to mature, they are learning that claims of being able to prevent advanced threat breaches are fantasy."
14 Dec 15
NZ Govt attempts to outpace cybercriminals with new strategy
“The pace of change and emergence of complex threats mean constant vigilance is required. By refreshing the action plan we will keep up with threats."
11 Dec 15
ACSC: Australia under 'undeniable, unrelenting' cyber threat
Australian organisations face ‘undeniable, unrelenting’ cyber threats that continue to grow according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre.
29 Jul 15
Practical tips to keep yourself safe from cybercriminals
With cybercriminals always looking for new ways to scam consumers and Kiwis increasingly shopping online, Mastercard offers up some safety tips.
20 May 15
$2 trillion cybercrime bill for business by 2019
The cost of data breaches is expected to soar to $2 trillion globally by 2019 - and its not mobile or IoT that will be the source of most breaches...
14 May 15
Kaspersky launches security solution for small businesses
Kaspersky has released its latest edition of Kaspersky Small Office Security - a security solution designed for and targeted toward small businesses.
29 Apr 15
Déjà vu: What’s old is new again in cyberattacks
Old techniques are combining with new to create highly evasive security attacks according to a new report from security company Websense.
09 Apr 15
'Sextortion' on rise and it knows no boundaries
Trend Micro is warning that mobile 'sextortion' is on the rise, and that New Zealand is not immune
01 Apr 15
Warning: Ransomware email campaign on a rampage
Internal Affairs is warning people to beware of a ransomware email campaign that could cripple IT systems.
24 Mar 15
Kiwi cybercrime focus turns to enterprise
The Internet of Things is becoming the Internet of Threats.
16 Feb 15