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Amazon admits storing Alexa recordings until users take action
Amazon’s Alexa voice service is storing all user voice recordings and transcripts on its servers by default – and people who want to delete those recordings must do so manually.
How to stop your data from getting hijacked - SolarWinds
Organisations often struggle to avoid man-in-the-middle attacks because hackers target infrastructure the organisation has almost no control over.
Federal DTA adds archTIS data protection product to Cloud Services Panel
“This panel is an important step in the go-to-market strategy for Kojensi Gov. This opens up an enormous marketplace for agencies and institutions that need to share information between and within government at the classified level."
Check Point announces integration with Microsoft Azure
The integration of Check Point’s advanced policy enforcement capabilities with Microsoft AIP’s file classification and protection features enables enterprises to keep their business data and IP secure, irrespective of how it is shared.
Managing data to comply with privacy regulations - Micro Focus
It’s crucial for organisations to be able to access, understand, and accurately classify the data they have so they know how to treat it.
Micro Focus: How to reduce the cost of data security
When new technologies are added to an existing IT process, costs go up, according to Micro Focus.
Hitachi Vantara to offer data protection as-a-service
Hitachi Vantara has introduced data protection and data storage offerings that embrace the as-a-service model and come as pre-engineered, fully managed services.
Gartner: The five priorities of privacy executives
The priorities highlight the need for strategic approaches to engage with shifting regulatory, technology, customer and third-party risk trends.
Tech Data to distribute Nutanix backup solution in A/NZ
Tech Data will distribute HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix backup and recovery software to their network of partners across Australia and New Zealand.
Veritas signs up Pure Storage vet as new CMO
Veritas Technologies has announced the appointment of Todd Forsythe as its new chief marketing officer.
Interview: Cisco on NZ's innovation economy - and where it needs to improve
New Zealand is a little behind the times when it comes to security, but it does particularly well at innovating at speed.
Exclusive: Why businesses shouldn’t rely on a single cloud vendor
"No organisation should trust a single vendor without an independent cyber resilience and continuity plan to keep connected and prepared during unplanned, and planned, outages."
UK IT decision makers more concerned about Brexit than GDPR
When it comes to data sovereignty, UK businesses are less prepared and thus more concerned for what Brexit will bring.
Used device market held back by lack of data security regulations
Mobile device users are sceptical about trading in their old device because they are concerned that data on those devices may be accessed or compromised after they hand it over.
The right to be forgotten online could soon be forgotten
Despite bolstering free speech and access to information, the internet can be a double-edged sword, because that access to information goes both ways.
How Australia's energy market can be a case study for data rights
"There is clearly a need to rethink how electricity consumption information is exchanged."
Webroot to be sold for $618.5m
Webroot is about to be sold to data protection firm Carbonite for US$618.5 million after the two companies entered into a definitive agreement this week.
Dell EMC expands multicloud data protection capabilities
According to IDC, 92% of organisations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach.
Personalisation more important than privacy for Gen Z
Gen Z doesn’t just use the internet to connect them, entertain them, sell to them, and build their digital brand, they expect it to.
Cybersecurity and compliance in an uncertain climate
IT Governance' Alan Calder reflects on Data Protection Day and the next steps businesses should be taking for the year ahead.
The online content that gives Kiwis concern
InternetNZ has released a report that shows the things we are worried about, and where we might be going wrong.
Retail industry delaying digital transformation out of security concerns – Microsoft
While significant losses can result from cyberattacks, the benefits of digital transformation far outweigh the risks, according to Microsoft New Zealand.
Data Protection Day needs to be an everyday thing
Today marks the 13th annual Data Protection Day, a day aimed at raising awareness and promoting good data privacy practices around the world.
Why responsible use of workforce data is essential for business growth
"It is clear that Australians are seeking greater control and transparency over the use of their personal data."