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From deep fakes to crypto scams - six cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Peter Griffin. 07 December 2021, 9:07 am

As we approach the holiday season, it is worth remembering that hackers never sleep.

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Getting ambitious on the tech gender gap - #10KWāhine

By Vanessa Sorenson. 01 December 2021, 9:07 am
Getting ambitious on the tech gender gap - #10KWāhine

Addressing the tech skills shortage is about opening our borders. Many women simply don't see technology or digital-focused roles as realistic options.

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Government action on accessibility to ramp up next year

by Dr Chandra Harrison. 19 November 2021, 8:08 am
Government action on accessibility to ramp up next year

A new ministry for disabled people and new accessibility legislation will see digital accessibility issues in the spotlight in 2022.

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Encryption keys can be stolen from Intel processors

Peter Membrey. 18 November 2021, 8:36 am

Intel is once again in the spotlight this week after announcing a security flaw in a number of their computer processors. Peter Membrey unpacks what it means.

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From crypto-jacking to doxing - the trouble with gaming

Peter Griffin. 16 November 2021, 11:31 am

Video gamers are facing a wave of cyberattacks that is resulting in significant financial loss according to new research from Norton LifeLock.

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Griffin on Tech: The Weta effect

Peter Griffin. 12 November 2021, 3:49 pm

The average Kiwi probably doesn't think of Weta Digital as a software company.

But it has developed a line-up of software animation tools that new owner Unity will take to the world.

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Anti-money laundering start-up raises $30 million

Peter Griffin. 02 November 2021, 9:05 am

A record year for start-up capital raising looks set to end on a strong note with Auckland-based FirstAML raising $30 million in a Series B funding round.

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Griffin on Tech: Kiwis don't want to be monitored working from home

Peter Griffin. 29 October 2021, 2:01 pm

Here's the dilemma employers face as they look out over empty office cubicles because everyone is working from home - should they use monitoring tools to keep tabs on their employees?

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Who are the country's top IT leaders?

Peter Griffin. 28 October 2021, 12:31 pm

This year's CIO50 Awards winners had to contend with the lingering impacts of Covid as they pushed through ambitious IT projects.

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The US just hosted a major multinational cybersecurity summit - but will it help?

Peter Membrey. 27 October 2021, 3:44 pm

The attack on the US Colonial Pipeline company was simply too big for the government to ignore.

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During Covid we turned to video games to stay entertained - and connected

Peter Griffin. 26 October 2021, 12:22 pm

 Video games constituted the second more popular medium behind streaming video during the pandemic, according to new research from the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association.

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