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Microsoft unveils new high-tech cybercrime HQ
Call them "the zombies next door."
Apple-related phishing sites hit ANZ hard
ANZ rated the third highest region for hosting Apple targeted phishing sites, accounting for 10.7% of the phishing sites blocked globally in Q3 2013.
Project 2020: Join the debate about our cyber future
With the launch of episode five we’re now over halfway through 2020: the Series, Trend Micro’s visionary online video project taking a sneak peek at how cyber-crime might evolve at the end of the decade.
How to fight back against business cyber threats in 2014…
Over the last 24 months, the ICT industry has seen an increase in the number of websites hacking globally, with hackers having motives ranging from political reasons to malicious intent of stealing critical data.
AVG AntiVirus surpasses 100m Android downloads
AVG’s free application now ranks among top security downloads on Google Play Store.
Arbor Networks launches new Cloud DDoS protection service
Arbor Networks has branched out into services, offering Arbor Cloud DDoS protection service – a global DDoS cleaning service which works in conjunction with on-premise Arbor Pravail equipment to provide multi-layered defence.
NZ Couriers struck down by DoS attack
The New Zealand Couriers website was the victim of a ‘denial of service’ botnet attack late last week, believed to be from overseas.
Check Point: Biggest cyber security threats to businesses
As we round out our 2013 business and IT plans, cyber criminals are resolving to implement increasingly sophisticated threats targeting specific computer systems and organisations big and small.
Vendors urge NZ businesses to rebalance & security portfolio
New Zealand businesses need to 'rebalance' their security portfolio to counter the changing threat landscape according to three security focused companies who were pitching a three-pronged – and three vendor – approach.
Fujitsu delivers BYOD service for enterprises
Fujitsu has introduced the next generation of ‘market-making’ cloud platform service, enabling CIOs to harness the broad potential of cloud with the complete business agility and innovation that cloud delivers.
Cyber crime increase means Kiwis must sweat the small stuff
A recent email con that cost three Auckland businesses thousands of dollars demonstrates that it is the relatively simple cyber attacks that Kiwi business owners need to be vigilant against.
Fronde appointed to ICT Security Services Panel
Leading technology firm appointed to the ICT Security and Related Services panel, which will provide security services to government agencies.
Windows XP: It’s the good advice that you just didn’t take
Microsoft warns Kiwis - "Upgrading from Windows XP needs to be done immediately."
Dell delivers Connected Security Vision with four new products
Tech giant plans to tackle today’s biggest IT imperatives - including BYOD, cloud, network security, and compliance - and make Connected Security a reality for customers worldwide.
Your invite to Exeed’s security & wireless roadshow
Local tech distributor Exeed is hitting the road again, rolling out the W.A.R. Tour in early November.
377,000 Kiwi PCs under attack as Windows XP expiry date nears
As of April 8, 2014, Microsoft warns that XP users in New Zealand and around the world will be on their own.
Who’s looking out for your growing business?
Every business, regardless of size, is vulnerable to information theft and security breaches.
Mako Networks signs major US contract
Mako Network signs deal with third-largest wireless provider in the US, a move the Albany-based firm expects to be a potential boon for the company's further growth.
Project 2020: Anticipating our cyber future to keep the bad guys at bay
Picture the scene: it’s the end of the decade. You live in a world where technology has become even more embedded into the fabric of society than it is today.
Cloud based security market to smash $3 billion mark by 2015…
The cloud-based security services market will be worth $2.1 billion in 2013, rising to $3.1 billion in 2015 as growth in cloud-based security remains strong, yet Gartner forecasts revenue opportunities will vary.
Microsoft warns... run unsupported software at your peril
Redmond warns companies of the security risk that consumers and businesses face when using unsupported operating systems and software.
Calling all SMBs - keep up to speed with McAfee Security Roadshow
The security landscape is evolving at the speed of light. So join us for the McAfee SMB Technical Sales Enablement Roadshow to capture a slice of one of the fastest growing security markets.
Adobe admits 38 million users hacked, not 3 million
Adobe reveals that 38 million users have been affected by a cyber security attack, after previously claiming only three million were impacted.
IT spending high as “excited” industry embraces Digital World
This results in every budget being an IT budget; every company being a technology company; every business becoming a digital leader; and every person
IT security braces itself for perfect storm
The Nexus of Forces is transforming the approach towards information security as new requirements are brought about by social, mobile, cloud and information.
Fortinet claims a hardening stance towards BYOD in the workplace
There is a growing appetite of Generation Y employees contravening corporate policies governing use of own devices, personal cloud storage accounts and new technologies such as smart watches, Google Glass and connected cars.
Wynyard releases Mosquito crime analytics software
Wynyard Group has released the latest version of its purpose-built advanced crime analytics platform, in what the company is branding as "powerful crime analytics software."
Project 2020: Future proofing customer protection
Today sees the launch of episode 3, "We Didn’t See It Coming", where a police SWAT team bursts into the home of Kinuko, a young digital native and programmer.
Don’t forget - Check Point’s NZ Security Tour this week
Threats across the technology industry are evolving constantly, but thankfully for IT decision makers, so is security.
Lack of corporate investment in enterprise mobility
Despite organisations embracing mobile devices for business as a top priority, only 29% have tested how well their core applications actually work on mobile devices.