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Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber-attacks, Editor's Picks, FifthEstate1, Fintech NZ, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Watsapp  /  Comments Off on Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. He says the impact of these attacks on the insurance sector would be greater than natural disasters. Brown made the comment today following reports […]

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Critics see Fiji’s Online Safety Act as ‘Trojan horse’ for online censors

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, cyber security, Cyber-censorship, Cyber-crime laws, Cyberbullying, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Internet, KB, KB, Media, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Online safety, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Science-Technology  /  Comments Off on Critics see Fiji’s Online Safety Act as ‘Trojan horse’ for online censors

Fiji’s new online safety law … deemed by the government as necessary to make the internet a safe space for women and children. Image: S&S By Mong Palatino of Global Voices Fiji’s Online Safety Act took effect this month amid concerns that it will be used to censor the internet. The law was passed in […]

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NZ facing growing number of cyber incidents

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, CERT NZ, cyber security, Graeme Muller, IoT Alliance, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZ facing growing number of cyber incidents

Auckland – Kiwis will continue to face record digital threats and cyber incidents every month, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. New Zealand is not exempt from global digital threats and is currently facing malicious and illegal hacking incidents from cybercriminals, cyber-terrorists and organised crime, Muller says. He was commenting today on the latest quarterly national […]

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Nauru faces media, security pressure ahead of Pacific Islands Forum

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, cyber security, Cyber-crime laws, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nauru, Nauru Agreement, Nauru detention centre, Pacific dialogue, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on Nauru faces media, security pressure ahead of Pacific Islands Forum

Nauru President Baron Waqa addressing the media before opening the Pacific Islands Forum. Video: PI Forum Secretariat By Gia Garrick, Political Reporter of RNZ National Regional security and other pressing issues like climate change will top the formal agenda at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru this week. But leaders will also be confronted with […]

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Indonesia prone to cyber attacks up to the 2025, says digital expert

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anonymous, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Business, cyber security, cyber-attacks, Development, Digital activism, Digital Media, Economics, Evening Report, Featured, hacking, Indonesia, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Indonesia prone to cyber attacks up to the 2025, says digital expert

Anonymous Indonesia … cybersecurity in the country is regarded as being “in its infancy”. Image: Tech In Asia Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesia is predicted to be prone to cyber attacks from this year until 2025, says a media communication and technology consultant. A.T. Kearney’s media communication and technology researcher Germaine Hoe Yen Yi says […]

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Students urged to combat cybercrime

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, CROW, cyber security, cybercrime, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Students urged to combat cybercrime

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Hamilton – The career options for students who want to combat cybercrime are expanding so rapidly into fields like law, research, teaching and insurance that a leading Hamilton based cyber security research centre is urging secondary school students to get serious about tapping into this exciting job market. Globally, unfilled […]

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NZTech backs cyber security stance

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, cyber security, Government strategy, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZTech backs cyber security stance

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – NZTech today backed the Government’s continued focus on the New Zealand cyber security strategy and action plan as rogue cyber attacks continue to plague nations and businesses worldwide. New Zealand is not exempt to major security risks which could impinge on the economy and livelihood as a nation, […]

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Australia, Indonesia strengthen cyber-security ties but West Papua ignored

By   /  February 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australia West Papua Association, cyber security, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Surveillance, Telecommunications, Terrorism, Transnational crime, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Australia, Indonesia strengthen cyber-security ties but West Papua ignored

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Cyber-security main topic in the Australian, Indonesian consultation … but not “the elephant in the room” – West Papua. Image: AWPA Australia and Indonesia have agreed to focus on cyber-security in their fight against terrorism and transnational crimes after a meeting in Jakarta but West Papua insecurity as […]

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Russian Hacking – The challenge of being objective

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, cyber security, FBI, GCSB, Global Affairs, Green Party, hacking, international politics, national security, NZSIS, Opposition News, Politics, spying, Spying legislation, The Issues, US elections, USA Presidential election  /  Comments Off on Russian Hacking – The challenge of being objective

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Russian Hacking – The challenge of being objective It’s hard to be objective in today’s post-truth world. But we have to try. US intelligence officials have recently alleged that Russian actors influenced the 2016 election through hacking individuals and institutions, under the supervision of President […]

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