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ScreenConnect integrates with Naverisk

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:47:25 +1200 | Naverisk

Today's announcement reflects a deeper partnership between two MSP industry leaders whom share a common goal of helping MSP’s grow their businesses using a best in class Remote Control, RMM and Service Desk solution. More >>

Cyber security both a threat and an opportunity

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:22:54 +1200 | Unitec

22/09/14 For immediate release New research funding for cyber security comes at just the right time, says one of the recipients of a Government grant. More >>

NZ Organisations Must Make Security a Business Priority

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:18:24 +1200 | IDC New Zealand Ltd

New Zealand organisations are at risk of taking their eye off the ball when it comes to IT security. As organisations evolve to information lead, information-centric business model the strategic importance of a strong security governance model is ...More >>

SpyFiles 4 - Wikileaks releases FinFisher data

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:23:36 +1200 | Wikileaks

Today, 15 September 2014, WikiLeaks releases previously unseen copies of weaponised German surveillance malware used by intelligence agencies around the world to spy on journalists, political dissidents and others.More >>

Software Freedom Day serves online democracy

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:10:26 +1200 | Software Freedom Day

The Christchurch Unix community has its annual technical show this weekend, as part of international Software Freedom Day celebrations. Personal Computer operating systems derived from Unix offer an alternative, to Microsoft desktop security issues and ...More >>

Apple, The Media, And Marketing

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:12:21 +1200 | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

It is quite astonishing how much of the news is taken up with Apple releasing their iWatch and the iPhone 6; newspapers, online news sites, it's splashed all over the world press. Is a new version of a phone really newsworthy enough of that much press?More >>

Advanced Security Group acquires South Island company

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:46:58 +1200 | Advanced Security Group Ltd

Advanced Security Group continues to increase its geographical footprint in New Zealand with the announcement that it has acquired South Island company, Struthers Electronics & Security Limited. “This is an exciting move for us, the Struthers business is ...More >>

Vocus declares FX Networks acquisition unconditional

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:45:56 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Vocus Communications, the ASX-listed telecommunications company, has declared its $115.8 million acquisition of privately owned New Zealand fibre optic cable network operator FX Networks unconditional.More >>

Serko Integration With AirPlus

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:50:03 +1200 | Serko

Integration with AirPlus Gives Serko Customers Using AirPlus Payment Technology Direct Access to Transaction Information Inside Serko Online More >>

Advanced Security Group continues to be recognised

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:35:20 +1200 | Advanced Security Group

Nationwide security integrator, Advanced Security Group, has again been recognised in recent months receiving three awards. More >>

Resn and SBTRKT release Interactive Artwork

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:27:17 +1200 | Resn

Kiwi digital production house Resn have teamed up with musical act SBTRKT to present “Look Away” , an online audio-visual experience. The interactive artwork celebrates the release of the single of the same name from the forthcoming SBTRKT album “Wonder ...More >>

Coordinator for Cyber Issues Travels to Israel

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:33:51 +1200 | U.S. Department of State

Christopher Painter, the Coordinator for Cyber Issues, traveled to Israel September 13-16 to deliver remarks at the Fourth Annual International Cybersecurity Conference at Tel Aviv University. The four-day conference brought together leading international ...More >>

QLDC backs Wanaka's Gigatown Bid

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:39:47 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The whole of the Queenstown Lakes District should throw its weight behind Wanaka’s bid to become New Zealand’s first “Gigatown”, Mayor Vanessa van Uden said today. More >>

Consumers want answers, yet companies fail to Front Up

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:40:36 +1200 | Slingshot

New Zealanders are paying a premium for products but the companies who set the prices either don’t care or are refusing to justify their mark ups, according to More >>

Microsoft Azure: Cloud for the rest of us

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:10:53 +1200 | Digitl

Cloud computing is great. Yet anything beyond Dropbox, OneDrive or iCloud can be daunting for those of us who aren't IT professionals. While Amazon is the market leader at selling cloud services to business, you couldn't describe setting up a ...More >>

Gigatown Wanaka thrilled to make the Gigatown finals

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:20:46 +1200 | Gigatown Wanaka

Gigatown Wanaka thrilled to make the Gigatown competition finals Wanaka is buzzing with excitement at the prospect of becoming New Zealand’s first Gigatown, after being confirmed as a finalist in the Chorus competition today. Wanaka, with a population ...More >>

PR network appoints international Board of Directors

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:10:50 +1200 | ComUnity.Pro

ComUnity.Pro PR network appoints international Board of Directors & launches global 2.0 PR Strategy More >>

Ahead of election, Snowden reveals mass spying in NZ

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:22:47 +1200 | World Socialist Web Site

Ahead of election, Snowden reveals mass spying on New Zealanders By Tom Peters 16 September 2014 More >>

Mass Surveillance in NZ: Tapping the South Cross Sea Cable

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:17:30 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

Mass Surveillance in New Zealand: Tapping the South Cross Sea Cable By Dr. Binoy Kampmark 17 September 2014 More >>

IGIS: No Indiscriminate Interception of NZers’ Data Found

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:22:44 +1200 | Inspector General of Intelligence and Security

“As part of my role as Inspector-General, I review whether the GCSB complies with the restrictions upon interception of New Zealanders’ communications and with the requirement to intercept communications only for authorised purposes. That review ...More >>


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