Aura Information Security stories
Kordia poaches new GM from NZ gov spy agency
Kordia appoints Hamish Beaton as GM of Cyber Security Advisory, overseeing a team of skilled consultants providing advisory services to clients.
Backing up your business is about more than preventing data loss
Backups are a crucial part of doing business - typically most crucial directly after the realisation that one wasn't done properly.
AURA launch first Crime Trend Report, aims to gain insight in South Africa
On-demand emergency services marketplace AURA has launched a report into South Africa’s high crime rate and what can be done to lower it.
More than half of Kiwi businesses fell victim to cyber-attacks this year
More than half (55%) of New Zealand businesses have fallen victim to ransomware attacks in the last year, according to new research.
Employers overestimate staff cyber smarts
New research reveals a divide between employees and IT decision makers on cyber security, with staff not as secure as believed.
Research: NZ easy-pickings for cyber-criminals
One in ten businesses would be willing to pay $50,000-plus to retrieve ransomed data and half aren’t aware of the incoming data privacy laws.
Interview: Aura GM on security implications for enterprise during and post-pandemic
COVID-19 triggers surge in cyber attacks as remote work exposes security gaps, reveals Aura GM.
Study: Business has never been better for cybercriminals
Cyber-attacks surge in NZ, with over a third of businesses hit & 42% bracing for future breaches.
Aura InfoSec grows Wellington team
Christo Gouws joins Aura as a top security consultant, boosting their cyber defence prowess with his expertise.
Cybersecurity is a growth accelerator, not a handbrake - experts
Cybersecurity fuels business growth, not stifles it, say Australian security experts at Sydney panel.
Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
Businesses worried but complacent about cyber attacks - Aura Infosec
40% of businesses say their employees receive between one and five phishing or ransomware attacks every quarter.
GCSB's CORTEX project scoops iSANZ Award
The GCSB CORTEX cyber defence project won at the 2018 iSANZ Awards. The service detects cyber threats for New Zealand's significant organisations.
Kordia launches Women in Tech scholarship at the University of Waikato
The scholarship is established to acknowledge and support up-and-coming female talent and future technology leaders.
NZ being targeted for cyber attacks – study
The survey polled more than 230 IT decision makers in businesses with 20 or more employees across New Zealand.
Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
Aussie businesses fear being cyber attack targets, doubt breach prevention strength, survey by Aura reveals.
Exclusive: Aura on designing a secure IT infrastructure
Cybersecurity still an afterthought in Aussie firms, despite high risks of cyber attacks, warns expert.
Six steps to boosting your security posture this EOFY
By following these six key steps, organisations can better protect themselves and ensure their underlying IT infrastructure is as secure as possible.
Aura InfoSec appoints former South African 'ethical hacker'
South African cybersecurity expert and ‘ethical hacking’ leader Frans Lategan will bring a ‘goldmine' of experience to his role.
Privacy Week interview: Aura Information Security's Peter Bailey
I spoke to Aura’s general manager Peter Bailey to get his take on Privacy Week, data security, and why privacy is everyone's responsibility.
Aura Information Security’s password tips for World Password Day
What’s in a password? A lot, actually. Your passwords are the gateway to you and your company’s most important documents and assets.
Aura Information Security appoints new Australian territory sales manager
Aura appoints Lisa Burgess to boost Aus cybersecurity strategy.
Mayday calls & drones: Ten things we bet you didn’t know about Kordia
Kordia: NZ's broadcast pioneer is now a telecom and IoT trailblazer, crucial to marine safety.
Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.