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CERT warns of Christchurch-related scams and attacks

Sarah Putt. 19 March 2019, 8:47 am

CERT NZ has issued a warning that the tragic event in Christchurch last week is being used by scammers and attackers to perform targeted online cyberattacks against New Zealanders.

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Friday's events in Christchurch

Paul Matthews. 18 March 2019, 4:00 pm

As with all New Zealanders, we at ITP have been shocked by the events that unfolded in Christchurch last Friday. While there is a lot we could say about the event itself, there are no words that haven't already been said by others.

Amongst the 50 who have died are 2 from Christchurch's tech community and we would like to honour them by sharing a little more about them with our wider community.

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After Christchurch, what now?

Paul Brislen. 18 March 2019, 8:19 am

Where to now for New Zealand and how do we learn from what has happend so we can build that New Zealand we thought we all lived in.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 15 March 2019, 12:23 pm

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

Great news - ITx is coming in 2019! The new ITx Rutherford conference is a more intimate gathering with full ITP and CITRENZ conferences und…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 15 March 2019, 11:00 am

Privacy. It's one of those things that you may not realise is important until you've lost it. Once it's gone, there's no getting it back. Once your mother's maiden name or your first pet's name is out…

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DNA law under review

Sarah Putt. 14 March 2019, 3:57 pm

New Zealand was among the first countries to pass laws governing the collection and use of DNA in criminal investigations. But, like pretty much all new technology, its application has evolved in leap…

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Scams and fraud up in Q4 says CERT

Paul Brislen. 13 March 2019, 7:57 am

Kiwis are falling for online scams to the tune of $14 million last year, up from the year before, according to the government Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

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What we pay for a phone

Sarah Putt. 12 March 2019, 9:44 am

We're paying more upfront for our smartphones, but we are keeping them for longer. That's according to research from IDC, whose latest report shows that sales of 'low-end' devices declined by 19% year…

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Women in Health IT conference announced for May

ITP Staff. 11 March 2019, 7:11 am

New Zealand's first Women in Health IT Conference takes place in Auckland on 27 May and hopes to address some of the key issues facing the health IT industry.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 08 March 2019, 3:59 pm

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

ITP is all about developing our people. This week we look at a couple of initiatives in brief - the free and comprehensive advisory service …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 08 March 2019, 2:00 pm

I fought long and hard, tooth and nail to get a comments section up on Computerworld back in the day. It happened, eventually, after I'd gone but I was delighted. They had comments on all the stories …

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