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New broom at Fuji Xerox
Scandal struck Fuji Xerox has appointed a new CEO for the New Zealand end of its business.
EU privacy law deadline looms
New privacy guidelines will have a major impact on New Zealand Software as a Service (SaaS) providers who want to do business with the European Union.
Fallout from Equifax debacle continues apace
Some say it's not the problems that occur but the putting them right that counts. Sadly, with the Equifax data breach, the company is failing on both points.]
Fresh concerns about police access to private data
Police access to private information remains at the forefront with news that officers sought access to a journalist/activist's bank account details without a warrant during an investigation into the s…
Technology Education Policy in Election 2017
In the lead-up to the election, Ian Apperley takes a closer look at policy considerations. This post: education.
Turn up the heat…
Before I drift into spurious opinion on how government can better support the technology sector, I thought I'd start with the challenges that we are currently are facing. The issue is that the current…
Brislen on Tech
In which Paul Brislen gets grumpy about politicians who don't understand, grumpier about robots taking our jobs and grumpiest about companies that don't want to take his money.
Laptop ban quietly shut down
The US government is quietly ending its ban on laptops in the cabins of airlines flying from the Middle East, ending a four-month period of uncertainty for business fliers.
Take action today - support net neutrality
When Donald Trump became American president in January, one of the interesting Internet policy debates that kicked on running was about net neutrality.
Today in the US (12 July) a wide range of gro…
Brislen on Tech
Mobile phones get faster, the future of work should involve actually getting paid for said work and WannaCry turns Robin Hood (sort of)
Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia
Mandatory data breach reporting has been on the agenda in New Zealand for some time. While they may have some ground to make up on the rugby field, it is one area where our trans-Tasman cousins have s…