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Monash University and CSIRO create quantum-secure online transaction algorithm
Wed, 15th Nov 2023
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encryption
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
CSIRO, in association with Monash University, creates 'LaV', a quantum-secure algorithm enhancing online transactions.
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Check Point Software launches next-gen SASE solution
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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integration
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analyst report
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forrester research
Check Point Software has announced the immediate availability of Quantum SASE, integrating technologies from newly acquired Perimeter 81.
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Yubico Announces Exciting Leadership Changes
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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edutech
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cybersecurity
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human rights
Yubico announces leadership changes: co-founder Stina Ehresnvard becomes Chief Evangelist and Mattias Danielsson takes over as CEO. #cybersecurity.
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ESET discovers 'disturbing' router security issues
Wed, 2nd Nov 2016
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malware
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passwords
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cios
At least 15% of home routers in the UK are unsecure, with weak passwords and software vulnerabilities, according to research by ESET.
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Huawei seeks to allay security concerns with NZ politicians
Fri, 10th May 2013
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network security
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firewall
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breach prevention
Huawei Technologies founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei has assured Communications Minister Amy Adams that the world's second-biggest maker of networking gear poses no threat to cyber-security.
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Free antivirus, firewall from Check Point
Wed, 2nd May 2012
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cios
ZoneAlarm bundle combines core offerings in bid to spur 'widespread internet security movement'.
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Vasco launches free training program
Fri, 23rd Sep 2011
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optimation
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seal
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vasco
e-learning to keep new and existing channel partners ahead of latest technologies & products.
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Internet attack kits for dummies
Tue, 1st Feb 2011
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symantec
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cios
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hp
Cybercrime is becoming more accessible to a wider audience, increasing the odds that the average user will be victimised.
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PC Tools launches in New Zealand
Mon, 8th Nov 2010
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microsoft
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nz
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av
Performance and protection portfolio marks the launch of PC Tools in New Zealand.
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Facebook safety app out now
Tue, 2nd Nov 2010
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bitdefender
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facebook
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cios
BitDefender releases a beta version of ‘safego’, a new safety application for Facebook.
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ICT safety & security
Mon, 1st Nov 2010
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malware
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breach prevention
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data breach
Like schools and home, businesses and community organisations need to establish safe internet environments.
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Cyber crime: we’re guilty too
Mon, 1st Nov 2010
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edutech
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malware
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phishing
We don’t like cyber crime, but we feel powerless to do anything about it, so generally we don’t report it. And some of the things we do online are probably illegal too, but we feel as though we can get away with it.
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AVG launches start-up security suite
Tue, 19th Oct 2010
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bi
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big data
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cdp
Security software package aimed at small and medium-sized businesses owners.
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Under 25 year-olds most at risk from social networking
Thu, 16th Sep 2010
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cloud services
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facebook
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youtube
Recent research conducted by security company AVG has revealed both a plethora of compromised pages on social networking sites such as Facebook, and that young people (those 25 years and under) are the most at risk from these infections.
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Behind closed doors
Wed, 1st Sep 2010
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facebook
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privacy
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google
Behavioural Targeting: is it a neat trick or an invasion of privacy? Calculated surveillance of consumer mobile habits presents a double-edged sword to the security-conscious internet enthusiast.
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Revealed: World's most dangerous places to surf the web
Wed, 25th Aug 2010
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japan
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russia
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avg technologies
New Zealand ranks 63rd in the world with Australia placing 37th in a new report.
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Cybercrime: News is the new sex
Wed, 21st Jul 2010
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malware
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symantec
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facebook
Criminals are using real world events, rather than sex, to entrap online users, says a new report.
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AVG opens NZ reseller portal
Tue, 6th Jul 2010
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cloud services
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software
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nz
New website launched to recruit fresh resellers to the company's sales channel.
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SaaS – a money-spinner
Mon, 1st Feb 2010
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saas
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cloud services
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malware
Selling security as a service is easier for the reseller and more convenient for the customer.
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Scam puts Twilight fans at risk
Fri, 20th Nov 2009
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malware
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pc tools
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online tools
Cyber criminals are trying to prey on the fans of the Twilight series with anticipation of the upcoming 'New Moon' movie reaching a fever pitch says internet security company PC Tools.
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Malware scares for Halloween
Tue, 27th Oct 2009
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symantec
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spam
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retail
Halloween is just around the corner and as expected, spammers are already capitalising on the occasion to cast their bewitching spam to try and steal personal information from email users.
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Top notch capital service
Mon, 1st Oct 2007
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firewall
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vpn
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managed services
How did it all begin?<br />Having been around since 1993, we have the contacts and experience to successfully deploy services.
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90% Innovation, 100% Passion
Tue, 1st May 2007
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malware
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cloud services
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av
BitDefender opens market in New Zealand due to its growing IT market, low rates of piracy, and favorable legal environment.
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Chillisoft sets up shop in Australia
Wed, 7th Feb 2007
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malware
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network infrastructure
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nz
IT veteran Russ Olsen tasked with leading Chillisoft's new Australian branch, leveraging his 25-year experience in tech retail and distribution.