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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has disrupted the Christchurch Call – NZ needs to rethink its digital strategy

Markus Luczak-Roesc. 24 November 2022, 11:52 am

The entire team the New Zealand government was planning to work with disappeared. So what next for Twitter's involvement in the Christchurch Call?

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IT pros upbeat about 2023 despite the economic gloom

Peter Griffin. 16 November 2022, 10:40 pm

When CompTIA, the US-based tech industry body surveyed 1,125 IT professionals in the US and around the world last month, it found them optimistic about the tech industry's prospects in 2023.

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$1.4 billion tech project - and this time it goes to local vendors

Peter Griffin. 15 November 2022, 11:03 am
$1.4 billion tech project - and this time it goes to local vendors

A $1.4 billion, 10-year deal has been struck to build the new Public Safety Network and local vendors will be responsible for building and operating it.

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Ransom denied: Medibank hackers start releasing sensitive data

Peter Griffin. 10 November 2022, 12:41 pm

A nightmare scenario is currently playing out for Australian health insurer Medibank, which last month saw details of up to 9.7 million customers obtained by hackers.

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Is the global decline in democracy linked to social media?

The evidence suggests that digital media impact political behaviour globally warranting concern about the impacts on democracy.

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Griffin on Tech: Going digital for the planet

Peter Griffin. 04 November 2022, 1:41 pm

A big investment is required to deploy digital technologies that will help cut carbon emissions. But firms that do so could boost their productivity too.

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3 in 10 Kiwis scammed in online holiday shopping

Peter Griffin. 03 November 2022, 8:11 am

Kiwis are being warned to be on heightened alert this holiday shopping season for scams and fraud attempts as they search for deals to tackle the high cost of living.

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OpenSSL - the vulnerabilities and the fixes

Peter Membrey. 02 November 2022, 2:35 pm

The OpenSSL Project has just released details on the vulnerabilities that they initially announced last week.

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Critical vulnerability in OpenSSL 3 - should you be concerned?

Peter Membrey. 31 October 2022, 2:47 pm

The OpenSSL Project Team will tomorrow release a new version of OpenSSL to address a critical security vulnerability.

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Griffin on Tech: Hefty data breach fines sharpen the mind

Peter Griffin. 28 October 2022, 2:44 pm

Serious data breaches could soon be punished with a A$50 million fine in Australia. our own Privacy Act allows a mere $10,000 maximum penalty.

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Is the metaverse really the future of work?

According to Mark Zuckerberg, the "metaverse" – which the Meta founder describes as "an embodied internet, where instead of just viewing content – you are in it" – will radically change our live…

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