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Connect Smart Resources
- Online quiz - How Cyber Smart are you?
- Online Glossary – Connect Smart Jargon Buster (Download PDF 261 KB)
- Colmar Brunton Connect Smart Research 2016 (Download PDF 1.2 MB)
- Security Awareness Implementation Guide (Downlaod PDF 152 KB)
- Prime Minister John Key cyber security advice – Video on Facebook
- Communications Minister Amy Adams cyber security advice – Video on Facebook
- Minister of Internal Affairs Peter Dunne cyber security advice – Video on Facebook
- New Zealand Police ransomware awareness – Video on Facebook
- New Zealand Police phishing awareness – Video on Facebook
- Prime Minister John Key speech to Cyber Security Summit – Video on YouTube
- Minister for Communications Amy Adams address to Cyber Security Summit – Video on YouTube
- Jim Lewis, Senior Vice President and Program Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) speech to Cyber Security Summit – Video on YouTube
- Matt Thomlinson, Microsoft: Security, Assurance, Resilience – Cyber Security Summit 2016 – Video on YouTube
- Richard Bejtlich, FireEye: You've Been Hacked! – Cyber Security Summit – Video on YouTube
- Richard Bejtlich, FireEye: Hacking and Defence – Cyber Security Summit – Video on YouTube
- Richard Bejtlich, FireEye: Questions to ask your IT provider – Cyber Security Summit – Video on YouTube
- Connect Smart Week 2016 – Introduction (Download PDF 672 KB)
- Tip Sheet 1 – Connect Smart Resources (Download PDF 917 KB)
- Tip Sheet 2 – How to start a workplace conversation (Download PDF 1.03 MB)
- Tip Sheet 3 – Running a Connect Smart campaign at work (Download PDF 475 KB)
- Tip Sheet 4 – Phishing (Download PDF 519 KB)
- Tip Sheet 5 – Ransomware (Download PDF 571 KB)
- Tip Sheets – All (Download PDF 1.40 MB)
- Case Study – Contact Energy and Connect Smart (Download PDF 836 KB)
Connect Smart Week Posters
- Connect Smart Week Poster – 1 (Download PDF 455 KB)
- Connect Smart Week Poster – 2 (Download PDF 45.6 KB)
- Connect Smart Week Poster – 3 (Download PDF 1.51 MB)
- Connect Smart Week Poster – 4 (Download PDF 53.9 KB)
- What's at stake for New Zealand? (Download PDF 104 KB)
- International (Download PDF 81.7 KB)
- Ransomware (Download PDF 118 LB)
- Phishing/Suspicious Email (Download PDF 140 KB)
- Think before you click (Download PDF 306 KB)
The Connect Smart for Business: SME Toolkit
Developed by Connect Smart's panel of cyber security experts, this toolkit provides simple tips and templates outlining how to protect your business online. Download a copy.
Connect Smart Myth Busting
Check out our gallery of common cyber security myths, and Q&As. Download images (zip file).
Stay Smart Online
Australian Signals Directorate (ASD): Essential Eight
The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has developed prioritised mitigation strategies to help technical cyber security professionals mitigate cyber security incidents. The “Essential Eight” mitigation strategies incorporates the “Top 4” mitigations. Correct implementation of these eight mitigations provides a cyber security baseline for organisations. Essential Eight PDF is avaliable here.
Internet NZ, in conjunction with Google, has also developed .DigitalJourney. This is an online hub to assist businesses gain an understanding of the opportunities online technologies offer. It provides useful self-assessment tools to better understand the digital capabilities of your business, and develop customised digital action plans.
Facebook tips for Small Businesses
Many businesses opt to set up a social media site such as a Facebook page instead of, or prior to, investing in the development of a full website. There are additional considerations that businesses need to be aware of when connecting with their communities via social media and Facebook has developed a set of 'Security Tips for Small Businesses on Facebook' to help. Download the PDF.
FMA: Avoid Scams
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) have a number of sections on their website on Avoiding Scams; Steps to Protect Yourself and Types of Scams, which includes advice, warning signs and how to spot scams.
Metropolitan Police UK – The Little Book of Big Scams
Covering Identity and Holiday Fraud as well as Identity Scams, Online Dating & Romance Scams – the Metropolitan Police UK guide provides excellent tips on what to watch out for online. Download the PDF.