Cyber Smart Week – Privacy Settings

Cyber Smart Week Continues We are partnering with Cert NZ this week to share some practical tips to help keep you and your data safe, by looking at some of the simple steps you can take to keep yourself safe online. Let's challenge ourselves to think again about the assumptions we hold about our level [...]

2019-10-17T16:11:41+12:0017 October 2019|

Cyber Smart Week – Software Updates

Cyber Smart Week Continues During Cyber Smart Week we are partnering with Cert NZ to share some helpful tips as to ways you can review and strengthen your cyber security to stay ahead of cyber attackers and remain safe. Your personal information is highly valuable to attackers who are looking for easy ways to get [...]

2019-10-16T12:46:34+12:0016 October 2019|

Cyber Smart Week – Two Factor Authentication

Cyber Smart Week Continues We are partnering with Cert NZ this week to share some practical tips to help keep you and your data safe online. Many New Zealanders feel as though a cyber attack won’t happen to them.  Unfortunately, we are all potential targets for cyber attacks. However, making sure you’re more secure online [...]

2019-10-15T09:49:15+12:0015 October 2019|

It’s Cyber Smart Week 2019!

It’s Cyber Smart Week! We’ve teamed up with CERTNZ to bring you some simple steps to help you protect yourself on the internet. Think you’re secure online? Why not make sure of it? By just doing a few simple things you’ll be a whole lot safer online. Follow along this #CyberSmartWeek to find out how [...]

2019-10-14T10:18:52+12:0014 October 2019|

Ransomware incidents on the rise

What's New? Cert NZ has released its second quarterly report for 2019. The Cert NZ reports provide an interesting snapshot of recent cyber security incidents reported in New Zealand by both individuals and organisations. The latest report shows that cyber security incidents continue to increase quarter-on-quarter: 1,197 incident reports were made to CERT NZ in [...]

2019-09-23T14:53:43+12:0023 September 2019|

Why Your Data Is At Risk – And What To Do About It

The New Report from Rapid 7 Security vendor Rapid 7 has released a new report analysing the results from penetration tests conducted by it between September 2018 and May 2019. The report is based on data is taken from 180 real-world internal and external penetration tests conducted on enterprise organisations. What are the Key Findings? [...]

2019-07-25T12:14:43+12:0025 July 2019|

What’s BlueKeep and why does it matter?

What is BlueKeep? BlueKeep is the name given to a severe vulnerability that Microsoft recently identified in its Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) service. This is being tracked under CVE-2019-0708. The vulnerability impacts the RDP service included in older versions of the Windows OS, such as XP, 7, Server 2003, and Server 2008. Although only older [...]

2019-06-25T14:34:06+12:0025 June 2019|

Cybercrime, or cyberwar?

What's the Difference? If your business finds itself in the unfortunate position of being hit with a cyber attack, you might suddenly find semantics important. In two cases currently being played out in court in the United States, Zurich Insurance is arguing that malware attacks suffered by two of its customers should be deemed acts [...]

2019-05-08T13:18:23+12:008 May 2019|

Being Small and Mighty

The Cisco report Cisco have released a new cybersecurity report looking at how smaller companies can help defend themselves against cybercrime. Their  "Small and Mighty" Cybersecurity Special Report draws on data gathered from hundreds of respondents across 26 countries. The report reveals that small and medium sized businesses are just as vulnerable to cybercrime as [...]

2019-04-16T14:40:42+12:0016 April 2019|

Sinking to new depths

What's happening The tragic events in Christchurch last week are being used by scammers and attackers as an opportunity to perform targeted online cyber attacks against New Zealanders. It is sometimes astonishing, even being in this industry, the levels to which some people will stoop. But this is also an area of social engineering that [...]

2019-03-19T13:20:49+12:0019 March 2019|