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New Zealand is well-positioned for the Internet of Things (IoT), but a national tech leader believes much more should be done to capitalise on its benefits  NZTech Chief Executive and chair of the New Zealand IoT Alliance Graeme Muller says only 14 per cent of large businesses have deployed any IoT. Continue →
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A fledgling, cutting-edge cybersecurity Wellington company has launched a virtual chief information security officer (vCISO) service aimed at helping New Zealand businesses respond as cybercrime begins to bite Cyber Toa chief executive and NZTech board member Mandy Simpson says cyber-attacks are a serious risk for all Kiwi businesses. Continue →
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A leading Kiwi tech expert has slammed New Zealand’s slow progress towards embracing technology Rachel Kelly, deputy chair of NZTech and director of Waikato business growth company SparkTank, says New Zealand is lagging behind other countries in technology adoption. Continue →
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New Zealand’s leading tech organisations have released a ground-breaking manifesto for the country’s digital future The digital copy of the New Zealand’s Digital Future report has been sent to every member of parliament and to key government officials throughout multiple agencies as technology is far-reaching – from health and education to regions, small to medium businesses and social and primary industries. Continue →
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  Barely five per cent of New Zealand companies have taken out cyber insurance despite a predicted rise in ransomware and other cyber issues, a leading New Zealand specialist underwriting agency says A Symantec report says New Zealand has the second-highest number of ransomware attacks in the southern hemisphere (21st globally). Continue →
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The government has launched CERT NZ, a cybersecurity unit that will track cyberattacks and offer information for internet users and businesses about online threats Funded to the tune of $22.2 million over four years, CERT NZ will include an 0800 number and online reporting tools for logging suspected or actual cybersecurity incidents and will create threat advisories for IT professionals and businesses in conjunction with other CERT units around the world. Continue →
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The career options for students who want to combat cybercrime are expanding so rapidly that a leading Hamilton-based cybersecurity research centre is urging secondary school students to get serious about tapping into this exciting job market  Globally, unfilled cybersecurity jobs are predicted to reach 1.5 million by 2019 and international experts say the entire cybersecurity sector unemployment rate is zero per cent. Continue →
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WEL Networks Limited (WEL) says the achievement of its company Ultrafast Fibre in winning a contract to deliver fibre broadband technology under the government’s UFB2 initiative, reflects the strong reputation of both businesses in the New Zealand telecommunications industry. Continue →