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Mark Gorrie stories

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Why Whac-A-Mole is not a strategy for defending against ransomware attacks
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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SMBs should also consider strong personnel practices and awareness to implement a better defensive strategy than Whac-A-Mole.
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Gen supports cyber safety for small businesses through the Avast business portfolio
Fri, 8th Sep 2023
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
The Gen portfolio of solutions for small businesses will help small businesses and scale to stay ahead of the latest cyber threats.
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AI causes worry for parents, 51% stop use of ChatGPT for homework
Thu, 24th Aug 2023
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cios
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safety
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A new survey from Norton, a Cyber Safety brand of Gen, has found that Kiwi parents now face a new challenge from AI chatbots.
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Is ChatGPT’s use of our personal data even legal?
Tue, 25th Jul 2023
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data protection
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As the field is always evolving, laws and regulations surrounding personal data use in AI are likely to evolve too.
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Deepfake and AI 101: Twelve tips to spot a deepfake
Mon, 1st May 2023
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physical security
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Deepfake technology can be used maliciously or with unethical intent, and this means deepfakes are a potentially dangerous tool.
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Norton brings consumer identity protection to New Zealand
Wed, 22nd Mar 2023
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data protection
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norton
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identity
Norton launches Norton 360 Platinum in New Zealand, offering identity theft victims help resolving their issues.
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Norton’s 11 tips to help protect your privacy online
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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Governments, businesses, and individuals can buy information about you that's been gathered online, like your health status, contact details and your location.
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Online dating scams have caught 25% of Kiwi adults
Fri, 17th Feb 2023
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norton
The report performed by Norton investigated adults ages 18 and older about online dating, associated scams, and attitudes about online stalking.
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Twelve social media threats to watch for in 2023
Mon, 14th Nov 2022
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malware
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phishing
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email security
There are so many social media platforms for us to choose from— and the same is true for cybercriminals looking to deploy their next attack.
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Norton study highlights Kiwi's risky eCommerce behaviours
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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email security
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Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders (22%) surveyed said they tend to take more risks when online shopping during the holiday season than other times of the year.
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The most common types of identity theft and top ten ways to avoid it
Tue, 6th Sep 2022
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cloud services
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1 in 5 New Zealanders have experienced identity theft, with 5% impacted in the past year. Learn the most common types and how to prevent it.
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Norton to expand cyber safety via resellers and distributors
Thu, 1st Sep 2022
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cloud services
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Norton will reward partners who help further consumer cyber safety, by selling applicable Norton Empower-enabled products and services.
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Deep web vs dark web: NortonLifeLock explains the difference
Tue, 26th Jul 2022
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dark web
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NortonLifeLock managing director for APAC Mark Gorrie explains what you need to know about the deep and dark web and the pros and cons of both.
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Nearly 90% of Kiwis worried kids will give away personal info online
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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norton
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online safety
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cios
Nearly nine in ten New Zealanders believe children will give away personal information online, says Norton research.
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Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
Wed, 29th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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wireless networks
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cybersecurity
Kiwis are surprisingly unaware of the risks involved in using public WiFi, according to a study by Norton and Symantec.
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Encryption: What it is, how it can help, and what to watch out for
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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VPN Encryption: How it Protects Your Data and Keeps the Internet Secure. Learn about encryption and its role in internet security. #CyberSecurity.
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Are Kiwis winning or losing when it comes to gaming security?
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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cloud services
The rise of online gaming in New Zealand comes with significant risks, as cyber attacks target players, especially the younger ones.
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The future of digital identity: the need for systems reform
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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physical security
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cybersecurity
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online verification
Identity credentialing, proving you are who you say you are, needs to catch up to the technologies available. Currently, most organisations use simple means.
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Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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web development
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cybersecurity
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ssl
Have you ever visited the website of a well-established brand but something about it didn't seem right? That may not have been the brand's website at all.
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New Norton study reveals severity of cyber attacks on gamers
Tue, 16th Nov 2021
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gaming
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cloud services
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technology gifts
A new special report by security software company Norton has found that two out of five gamers in New Zealand have experienced a cyber attack.
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Online security a concern as screen addiction surges during COVID-19 lockdown
Wed, 25th Aug 2021
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online services
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mental health
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cios
COVID-19 is fueling screen addiction among New Zealanders, with 36% admitting they are hooked, according to NortonLifeLock's global study.
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Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
Fri, 25th Jun 2021
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1 in 3 young New Zealanders likely to cyber stalk their partner or ex, according to Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report.
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Over a third of New Zealanders fell victim to cybercrime in the last year
Thu, 15th Apr 2021
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email security
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scams
Over a third of New Zealanders have been victims of cybercrime, with an estimated loss of NZD$198 million, according to a new report.
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Report: New Zealanders need to educate themselves on data rights under Privacy Act 2020
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
New Zealand consumers urged to educate themselves on data privacy rights as the Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect, says NortonLifeLock.