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



25 June 2015

Deloitte Directors’ Forum

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Paul Ash is the keynote speaker for the Deloitte Directors’ Forum on cybercrime being held in Auckland. Now more than ever, the internet is an integral tool for New Zealand organisations, embedded into almost every aspect of operations.

Connect Smart | 22 June 2015

Connect Smart week promoting cyber security made simple

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Media Release: As Connect Smart week kicks off today, Kiwis are reminded to take simple steps to keep themselves secure online. The second annual Connect Smart Week was launched today at Parliament by Hon Christopher Finlayson, on behalf of Hon Amy Adams, Minister of Communications

22 June 2015

Connect Smart Week 2015 Launch Event

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This year's Connect Smart Week has a theme of Making Cyber Security Simple and a target audience of SMEs.

With a new range of resources and events planned, the team at Connect Smart are looking forward to launching this year's Week and the follow-on activities.

Nathalie Morris, Ubiquity | 28 May 2015

Technical Tip of the Month – How to Keep Emails Secure

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While there is a lot to email security, Nathalie Morris from Ubiquity, has given her Top 5 Tips towards enabling your business and employees to be more secure.

Steve Macmillan, MPA | 28 May 2015

Why are IT Policies important?

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Steve Macmillan from MPA, a New Zealand owned IT distribution specialist, gave Connect Smart his advice on why IT policies are so important for any organisation. IT policies are essential to not only protect organisations, but look out for employees as well.

27 April 2015

The Connect Smart Video Series: Episode One – Microsoft

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The Connect Smart Video Series: Episode One – Microsoft on New Zealand and the global issue of cyber security, featuring Paul Nicholas and Pierre Noel.

09 April 2015

Conspiracies and Scams at SMCAKL

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Can we trust anyone online?

Heather Ward, Principal Advisor at the National Cyber Policy Office/Connect Smart, joins Toni Demetriou of Department of Internal Affairs and Chris Hails of NetSafe on the panel for Social Media Club Auckland’s Conspiracies and Scams Event.

David Eaton, CTO Enterprise Services, HP New Zealand | 23 March 2015

Meeting the challenge of data security in a mobile world

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The intersection of mobility and security represents a defining challenge for the current generation of ICT leaders. Cyber security was a prominent global issue in 2014, and remains so through 2015. As we continue to see a shift towards mobility, there are serious implications for business...

13 March 2015

Snapchat spam threat

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A spam threat has been identified on the social media app Snapchat.

We share some the tips on how to deal with Snapchat threats.

09 March 2015

Delta releases 'Safeguarding Business from Cyber Threats' Report

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Delta Insurance have just released their white paper Safeguarding Business from Cyber Threats noting that cyber risk will soon cost New Zealand businesses up to half a billion dollars a year! In conjunction with the University of Auckland they report that cybercrime is New Zealand’s third...

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