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Paul Brislen. 20 April 2018, 1:54 pm

On R&D tax breaks, the lack of a CTO and should we even bother, and what role for government as buyer of services?

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Government commitment to "Open" - NZRise recommendation

Don Christie. 18 April 2018, 5:00 am
Government commitment to "Open" - NZRise recommendation

The second in a series of posts from NZRise on the government's plans for the ICT sector and its implications for New Zealand.

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Refresh for NZ's cyber security regime

Paul Brislen. 16 April 2018, 8:35 am

The government's cyber-security environment is to be refreshed as the number of threats facing New Zealand grows ever steadily upward.

IT and Communications minister, Clare Curran, has called for the review to ensure New Zealand is doing what it can to protect both private and public data in the ever-changing threatscape.

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Government aim for ICT to be our second-largest contributor to GDP by 2025 - NZRise recommendation

Don Christie. 09 April 2018, 6:54 am

The Labour/NZFirst coalition government (supported by the Green party) have stated a vision for digital technology sector growth through their policies and coalition agreement statements (described as…

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Major tech competition for school students launches today

ITP Team. 06 April 2018, 12:57 pm

The IT industry is partnering with the Ministry of Education to launch an exciting new digital technology championship today, open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater…

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Digital Advisory Panel partly named

Paul Brislen. 19 March 2018, 2:58 pm

The first participants in the government's new Digital Advisory Panel have been announced with some familiar faces among the line-up.

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Facebook's 50 million user breach: Trump, Brexit and Cambridge Analytica

Paul Brislen. 18 March 2018, 7:35 am

Facebook is to face the music after revealing Cambridge Analytica managed to scrape the records of more than 50 million users for the Trump administration during the US presidential elections while qu…

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Paul Brislen. 09 March 2018, 5:00 pm

Disruption is the theme for this week's newsletter. Disruption of content, disruption of Big Oil, disruption of our economic direction.

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CERT warns of RealMe phishing attack

Paul Brislen. 08 March 2018, 9:15 am

The government's RealMe identification system is coming under a phishing attack, says cyber-security watchdog CERT NZ.

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Call for more sharing of data in government IaaS circles

Paul Brislen. 28 February 2018, 7:12 am

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the name of the game in a new report from the Auditor General's office.

The report, "Infrastructure as a Service: Are the benefits being achieved?" looks at wh…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 23 February 2018, 5:57 pm

In which we talk R&D, D5 and ITx. Surely enough acronyms for any given Friday.

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