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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 24 June 2017, 9:00 am

Mobile phones get faster, the future of work should involve actually getting paid for said work and WannaCry turns Robin Hood (sort of)

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Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia

Amy Ryburn. 13 June 2017, 6:00 am
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 stolen a march on New Zealand.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 June 2017, 5:21 pm

In which we discuss cryptography and why politicians should understand the internet... Apple releases a slew of new products... and man sentence extended for another three years.

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What's in a name? - Enforcement powers and the Naming Policy under New Zealand's Privacy Act

Amy Ryburn. 08 June 2017, 6:47 am

New Zealand's Privacy Act provides a number of enforcement options to deal with information privacy breaches by organisations holding and using personal information (referred to in the Act as 'agencie…

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Another win for the computers - predictive coding discovery endorsed in Australian court

Amy Ryburn. 06 June 2017, 6:00 am

Late last year, the Supreme Court of Victoria released a judgment that resolutely approved the use of predictive coding (or TAR - technology assisted review) for the purpose of discovery in a large li…

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US laptop ban on flights could extend to all flights…

Paul Brislen. 30 May 2017, 6:47 am

Long haul flights are already a tedious prospect for many travellers but soon they could be even worse if US plans to launch a full scale laptop ban to all flights are introduced.

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Bridging the Digital Language Divide: Is Your Email Ready for the Global Market?

Don Hollander. 22 May 2017, 9:00 am

Email connects the globe with a click. And it is critical for more than just sending messages; we use email addresses to log in to social networks, identify ourselves for government services, and as t…

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Cloudbleed - first major privacy compromise of 2017

Paul Brislen. 27 February 2017, 7:32 am

The first big privacy compromise of the year appears to have arrived with popular website content distribution network provider Cloudflare apparently having been compromised.

"Cloudbleed" as the bu…

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Making new internet domains work for everyone

Don Hollander. 08 February 2017, 1:16 pm

Since 2010 the Domain Name System (DNS) has expanded dramatically, not only fueling competition, choice and innovation, but truly enabling a multi-lingual Internet. There are now more than a 1,500 top…

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The shape of things to come?

Vivian Chandra. 31 October 2016, 9:35 am

When Britain decided to take in refugee children one tabloid paper decided to test whether these children were young enough to be treated as such. It used an online game to determine their age.

A g…

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National security, spies and definitions: why we need a better definition of national security

Ben Creet. 20 October 2016, 5:50 am

Parliament is currently considering the Government's New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill, a piece of new law that will govern what the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) and Gove…

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