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Australia and NZ announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Australian Ministers for Foreign Affairs announced today a joint commitment to partner with Pacific Island countries to enhance our collective cyber resilience. Read more »

Romance scam victims find tactics shockingly similar

Press Release – Commission for Financial Capability

Romance scam victims find tactics shockingly similar Rare video interview reveals how fraudsters trap Kiwis Romance scams are on the rise, and to mark Fraud Awareness Week two victims have come together to share their stories, finding that the tactics … Read more »

MYOB grabs top spot for new cloud-accounting customers

Press Release – MYOB

Accounting software company MYOB has released new figures showing it is now the fastest growing cloud-accounting business in Australia and New Zealand with 205,000 new subscriptions added in the 12 months to September 2018. It marks a remarkable transformation for … Read more »

Qrious Partners With Adobe

Press Release – Qrious

Qrious Partners With Adobe to Deliver Marketing Automation and Digital Optimisation Expertise for Enterprise Organisations Read more »

Winners announced in fourth annual iSANZ Awards

Press Release – ISANZ

Specialist New Zealand information security firms, banks, public sector agencies, non-profits and highly-skilled professionals were honoured last night at the fourth annual iSANZ Awards. Judged awards were handed out in five categories. A Hall of … Read more »

Ciena Network Powers Southern Cross Cables Expansion

Press Release – Southern Cross Cable Network

To address skyrocketing customer demands for connectivity on the Southern Cross network, fueled by cloud, HD video, internet of things (IoT) and more, Southern Cross Cables has significantly enhanced the scale, programmability and intelligence of its network … Read more »

Study reveals almost half of NZ businesses insecure

Press Release – HP Technology

An HP study, released today, revealed that 45% of New Zealand businesses rate themselves as not secure on both managing security from different endpoints and protecting company data when employees are working remotely. Only 50% of businesses feel any confidence … Read more »

New Zealand site Dinosaurnews about to become extinct

Press Release – Dinosaurnews

One of New Zealand’s longest running news web sites is to cease publication after almost a quarter century. Read more »

Fraud on the rise: Kiwis being urged to stop and think

Press Release – Banking Ombudsman

Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says New Zealand customers are losing almost 15 per cent more to scammers than they did last year. Provisional data from the countrys banks suggests customers are on track to lose about $70 million in fraud-related … Read more »

Most New Zealanders worried about being scam victims

Press Release – Westpac

Most New Zealanders worried about being scam victims Ninety per cent of New Zealanders are concerned about being scammed or defrauded and one in three say theyve been a victim, according to a new survey by Westpac New Zealand (NZ). These findings, … Read more »

How the Lazarus Group is Emptying Millions from ATMs

Press Release – Symantec

FASTCash: How the Lazarus Group is Emptying Millions from ATMs Last month, the US government issued an alert that Lazarus has been conducting FASTCash attacks against ATMs from banks in Asia and Africa. Symantec researchers have since uncovered … Read more »

Commission seeks views on approach to new fibre regulation

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today invited views on its proposed approach to implementing the new regulatory regime for New Zealands fibre broadband networks. Read more »

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