Alerts/News

Check out the latest events and activities from Connect Smart and our Partners.

 

 

Martin Cocker, Executive Director, NetSafe | 30 October 2015

Fraud Awareness Week – NetSafe

netsafe logo

NetSafe exists to promote confident, safe, and responsible use of online technologies. First established in 1998 as the Internet Safety Group, it became NetSafe in 2006 and has continued to evolve alongside online threats.

01 October 2015

Advice for Elderly Internet Users

International Day of Older Persons

Today is the UN International Day of Older Persons. The internet has lots of positive aspects for people of all ages, like keeping in contact with friends and relatives, finding out information and booking holidays. Non-digital natives need to be wary and protect themselves when they are online.

28 September 2015

Cyber Security Challenge – Waikato

Cybersecurity Challenge Waikato University 18 September 2016

Connect Smart supported the Cyber Security Challenge at Waikato University on 17 - 18 September. Paul Ash spoke to the Waikato Times about how important it is to work with partners such as Waikato University to improve New Zealand cybersecurity and put bright young minds on the case.

Tim Henwood, Senior Policy Adviser (Technology), Office of the Privacy Commissioner | 24 September 2015

My Grandfather’s Axe of InfoSec – Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner newsletter image

Privacy is about control. It’s about exercising and preserving control in the face of rapid technological change. We’re surrounded by an ever-increasing number of sensors and generating a digital exhaust like never before. We’ve got computing capacity coming out our ears, and bottomless lakes to kee

Emily Wang, Principal Architect, Mobile Innovation, Datacom | 24 September 2015

My mobile devices have been stolen – now what? – Datacom

Emily Wang Datacom Newsletter

My house was robbed recently. One laptop and two tablets were stolen.
My colleagues thought I was too calm about the situation. I was calm because I have insurance, but more importantly I knew the information on the devices was relatively secure and backed up. Here are the precautionary measures

17 September 2015

New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge

waikato cyber security challenge

The Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW) and Computer Science Student Society (CS3) are organizing a cyber security challenge at the University of Waikato between 17 - 18 September.

17 September 2015

New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge

waikato cyber security challenge2

The Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW) and Computer Science Student Society (CS3) are organizing a cyber security challenge at the University of Waikato.

16 September 2015

Microsoft NZ and NetSafe issue warning about phone scammers

Microsoft and Netsafe

Microsoft New Zealand and NetSafe are today advising home computer users to be vigilant as New Zealanders are being targeted by scammers about fake viruses on their computers.

Paul Ash, National Cyber Policy Office | 04 September 2015

What can the Ashley Madison breach teach us about what we share online?

Ashley Madison image

Major cyber breaches garner global headlines – with Ashley Madison the latest example. By now everyone knows the impact of this type of breach, which has raised some challenging questions for all of us about how we share personal details online.

02 September 2015

Cybercrime in Australia up 20 percent on 2014

ASCS report

New figures from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) indicate reported cybercrime is increasing by at least 20 percent each year in Australia.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10