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Stories by Mark Gorrie

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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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cloud services
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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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Is ChatGPT’s use of our personal data even legal?
Tue, 25th Jul 2023
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data protection
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contact centre
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chatbots
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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ml
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physical security
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email security
Deepfake technology can be used maliciously or with unethical intent, and this means deepfakes are a potentially dangerous tool.
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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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norton
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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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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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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physical security
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cybersecurity
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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Deep web vs dark web: NortonLifeLock explains the difference
Tue, 26th Jul 2022
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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deep web
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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Encryption: What it is, how it can help, and what to watch out for
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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bi
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big data
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malware
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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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.