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Artificial Intelligence
Acusensus smart traffic technology being used on UK roads
August 2022
Australian-developed smart traffic technology is being rolled out across the United Kingdom to catch dangerous drivers using their mobile phones and not wearing seatbelts.
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Arlo
Hands-on review: Arlo Go 2 security camera
August 2022
In my humble opinion, Arlo Go 2 offers security for anyone needing to keep a remote eye on prized possessions or premises at different locations.
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Internet
InternetNZ appoints new chief executive. Will take over in October
July 2022
InternetNZ has announced the appointment of its new chief executive, with Vivien Maidaborn taking over the role from interim chief Andrew Cushen in October.
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Netsafe
Major media companies sign new online safety framework for Aotearoa
July 2022
A new joint development between Netsafe and some of the world's leading social media companies is set to provide Kiwis with safer online experiences.
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Cybersecurity
Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
June 2022
If it's not your own household WiFi, then who has control of your data and is your connection actually safe?
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Internet of Things
Domino's Pizza: A blueprint for secure enterprise IoT deployment
June 2022
Increasingly, organisations are embracing smart technologies to underpin innovations that can enhance safety and productivity in every part of our lives, from industrial systems, utilities, and building management to various forms of business enablement.
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Entelar
How TruSens air purifiers can create healthier workspaces
June 2022
The pandemic has heightened our awareness of our own and others’ health, and made us all much more conscious of the environments we work in.
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IT in Manufacturing
Konica Minolta Australia and MiR offering now available
June 2022
Konica Minolta Australia has announced the MiR1350 is now available through its partner, Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), offering greater efficiency and productivity.
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Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association
AMTA supports publication of new international EMF standards
June 2022
The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has openly supported the publication of two new international standards for 5G electric and magnetic fields (EMF).
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Cloud
Getac and Optalert expand partnership to promote industrial safety
May 2022
Getac’s ZX70 Android tablets will be used to support Optalert’s Eagle Industrial early-warning drowsiness detection system for use in mining and transportation.
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Virtual Private Network
The most common online scams in Australia
May 2022
No one is safe from online scammers, and many of these scammers have capitalised on the pandemic, using this confusing time to attack more people than ever.
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Safety
Voxel hits total funding of $18M following ongoing wins
May 2022
Since raising its seed round in September, Voxel has grown at pace, by decreasing on-site injuries by upwards of 80% and increasing operational productivity.
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Power / Energy
Keysight Technologies introduces new next-gen DPT solution
May 2022
Keysight Technologies has announced its new next-generation Double-Pulse Tester (DPT) with the PD1550A Advanced Dynamic Power Device Analyser.
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Cybersecurity
World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
May 2022
In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from CyberArk
May 2022
Today we are joined by CyberArk regional manager for A/NZ Thomas Fikentscher, who gives us some expert insight into the company's Threat Landscape 2022 Report.
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Data Protection
Password hygiene in New Zealand: Statistics, standing and standpoints
March 2022
You can find a plethora of “how to” guides on the net, but seldom can you find any statements on how “password hygienic” we Kiwis are, or how our state of hygiene compares with other countries.
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HID Global
Creating a secure and welcoming environment with automated visitor management
March 2022
How can organisations create safe working environments that people actually want to visit?
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IT infrastructure
Are New Zealand's sub sea cables a cybersecurity risk?
February 2022
Submarine cable networks are often perceived as quite an anomaly to some. While they are generally a crucial part of a country's data and communication infrastructure, there is limited knowledge and public perception of the actual technology behind them.
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Artificial Intelligence
Verdantix warns EHS executives must be operationally ready for AI
February 2022
Environment, health, and safety executives should be operationally ready to deploy AI projects as adoption benefits become too great to ignore.
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Ava security
Ava Security announces first to market multi-sensor camera
February 2022
Global security tech company Ava Security will be the first to bring a specialised multi-sensor security camera to market.
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Mobile Security
Mobile madness: Unpacking the business and personal risks of digital mobile in Aotearoa
January 2022
Should Kiwis practice better smartphone security, and are they one swipe or tap away from a colossal data breach?
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Shopping
Back to business: Oracle study reveals fears and thoughts as Christmas shopping season approaches
December 2021
Australian consumers are increasingly worried about product delays in the lead up to Christmas, with a new survey revealing that almost one in four Australian shoppers are anxious about gift orders not arriving on time. 
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Motorola
How retailers can keep staff and customers safe with Motorola solutions
October 2021
With Motorola’s range, retailers will have peace of mind that their store environment is always safe and providing the best shopping experience possible.
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Motorola Solutions
Technology underpins public safety in post-pandemic world - Motorola report
October 2021
According to the study, 88% of people want to see public safety transformed through advanced technologies.