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CERT quarterly report - ransomware down but beware fake invoices

Paul Brislen. 11 December 2017, 8:36 am

The latest quarterly report from government cyber-safety agency CERT NZ shows over $1.1 million was lost to scammers in 390 reported incidences. the drop in repo

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 08 December 2017, 5:27 pm

New minsters are setting up shop in Wellington. So what do they need to know? Also, InternetNZ's long and winding journey and... Brislen like you've never seen him before. Well, for 15 years anyway.

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Copyright law reform

Amy Ryburn. 06 December 2017, 8:06 am
Copyright law reform

It's been a decade since the Copyright Act 1994 (the Act) was last updated, and during this time, we have seen so much change - New Zealand's technology and media sectors have both blossomed and we are constantly finding new ways to consume, collect and exploit information.

A guest post from law firm Buddle Findlay's ICT team

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 01 December 2017, 5:33 pm

In which Sky fires a broadside at the telco industry (and the consumer)... Apple drops the ball security wise... and New Zealand's retail arm: is it getting into the swing of things yet?

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Sky fires broadside in war on piracy

Paul Brislen. 29 November 2017, 11:49 am

Sky TV has asked local ISPs to block access to certain websites it claims are breaching copyright laws by offering customers access to content that Sky has the rights for.

Local telcos have been as…

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US military spies on social media - is New Zealand involved?

Paul Brislen. 20 November 2017, 9:45 am

The US Pentagon is in damage control today following revelations that not only was the US Department of Defence collecting social media data from millions of users around the world but managed to expo…

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Keep up with technology or be left behind

Techblog staff. 13 November 2017, 7:13 am

New Zealand will not only be small and distant from the rest of the world, but also years behind if regulations do not keep up with technological change.

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New broom at Fuji Xerox

Paul Brislen. 02 October 2017, 10:48 am

Scandal struck Fuji Xerox has appointed a new CEO for the New Zealand end of its business.

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EU privacy law deadline looms

Paul Brislen. 25 September 2017, 7:17 am

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.

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Fallout from Equifax debacle continues apace

Paul Brislen. 11 September 2017, 7:02 am

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.]

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Fresh concerns about police access to private data

Paul Brislen. 28 August 2017, 7:19 am

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…

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