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Consumers putting convenience over security due to COVID-19 restrictions
Mon, 11th May 2020
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personal security
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identity
COVID-19 crisis leads to online security complacency, with user convenience overshadowing safety measures.
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Employee errors 'the most significant threat to personal data' - report
Wed, 8th Apr 2020
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cybersecurity
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cios
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personal security
Homeworking ups cyber risk as staff errors lead in data threat – study.
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Weak passwords continue to give cyber crims access to personal information
Thu, 23rd Jan 2020
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
New research highlights the continuing issue of weak passwords, revealing that 30% of ransomware infections in 2019 were due to passwords.
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Security around personal data a growing concern for Kiwis
Thu, 9th Jan 2020
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privacy
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personal security
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digital identity
New Zealand aims to create an inclusive digital identity environment with growing awareness leading to the development of a Digital Identity framework.
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Delta launches NZ first: personal cyber insurance
Mon, 19th Aug 2019
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cybersecurity
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personal security
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delta insurance
Delta Insurance launches PerCy, its new personal cyber insurance offering, to protect individuals and households from cyber attacks.
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New report considers consumer rights around personal data
Fri, 2nd Aug 2019
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social media
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privacy
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personal security
Report finds no clear standards for access to consumer data, including personal data from social media and fitness trackers. Regulators urged for reform.
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Employees worry about security but don't do anything about it, survey finds
Wed, 23rd Mar 2016
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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apps
Survey reveals a stark gap between employee worries over personal data security and lax workplace practices, risking breaches.
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Digital banking: Balancing security & convenience – without getting creepy!
Tue, 2nd Feb 2016
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contact centre
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iot
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bank security
Banks are constantly adopting new and innovative technologies, but what is the impact on security? Can personalisation become creepy?.