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NotPetya a Russian state-sponsored attack, says GCSB

Paul Brislen. 19 February 2018, 7:13 am

Operation "Fly Below The Radar" seems to have been put aside at GCSB head quarters with the announcement that we too condemn Russian involvement in last year's NotPetya cyber attack.

Just so long as Donald can't point us out on a map, eh?

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New Zealand's Priorities in the Digital Revolution Part II

Don Christie. 16 February 2018, 5:00 am
New Zealand's Priorities in the Digital Revolution Part II

Don Christie, CEO of Wellington-based open source specialists Catalyst, spoke at a recent ITP breakfast on how to realise the opportunities presenting themselves to us in the digital sector and how to take everyone on that journey.

This is the second part of Don's column.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 February 2018, 4:26 pm

The Bitcoin rollercoaster continues with quite a dip in the track, but for SpaceX the latest launch proves to be quite the show.

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Paul Brislen. 02 February 2018, 3:00 pm

In which we talk healthcare, jogging-based security applications, the lack of vision of New Zealand's financial sector and why HP Lovecraft ended key sentences "all in italics".

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Australian e-voting damned in audit report

Paul Brislen. 24 January 2018, 7:58 am

Australian election officials are scrambling after the auditor general released a damning report suggesting the public was misled over the security of electronic voting in the 2016 general election.

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Summer lovin', happened so fast

Paul Brislen. 22 January 2018, 7:17 am

For those starting back today a welcome blast of rain (in Auckland at any rate) seems to signal the end of the golden weather and is fitting for the return to work.

A quick look back at the summer …

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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

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 ar…

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Got Root?

Paul Brislen. 30 November 2017, 6:46 am

Apple computer users are being urged to update their operating system after Apple discovered an easy to exploit security hole in macOS 10.13 (High Sierra).

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 17 November 2017, 3:23 pm

Job description for the new national CTO... why we need to take care of our online selves... and the headlights of disruption shine, but do they shine for you?

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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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