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Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
10 Apr 2019
Businesses worried but complacent about cyber attacks - Aura Infosec
40% of businesses say their employees receive between one and five phishing or ransomware attacks every quarter.
14 Jan 2019
GCSB's CORTEX project scoops iSANZ Award
“I believe this award is particularly significant as it is acknowledgement from our peers in the information security industry and from across the private sector."
15 Nov 2018
Kordia launches Women in Tech scholarship at the University of Waikato
The scholarship is established to acknowledge and support up-and-coming female talent and future technology leaders.
12 Nov 2018
NZ being targeted for cyber attacks – study
The survey polled more than 230 IT decision makers in businesses with 20 or more employees across New Zealand.
08 Nov 2018
Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
The survey of 307 Australian IT and security executives demonstrates the considerable uncertainty faced by businesses in trying to combat cybersecurity threats.
07 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Aura on designing a secure IT infrastructure
Being secure by design is an ongoing process and not one that is forgotten as soon as a project is complete.
17 Sep 2018
Six steps to boosting your security posture this EOFY
By following these six key steps, organisations can better protect themselves and ensure their underlying IT infrastructure is as secure as possible.
26 Jun 2018
Aura InfoSec appoints former South African 'ethical hacker'
South African cybersecurity expert and ‘ethical hacking’ leader Frans Lategan will bring a ‘goldmine' of experience to his role.
06 Jun 2018
Privacy Week interview: Aura Information Security's Peter Bailey
I spoke to Aura’s general manager Peter Bailey to get his take on Privacy Week, data security, and why privacy is everyone's responsibility.
09 May 2018
Aura Information Security’s password tips for World Password Day
What’s in a password? A lot, actually. Your passwords are the gateway to you and your company’s most important documents and assets.
03 May 2018
Aura Information Security appoints new Australian territory sales manager
Aura Information Security has appointed Lisa Burgess as its new Australian territory sales manager.
20 Apr 2018
Mayday calls & drones: Ten things we bet you didn’t know about Kordia
The company can trace its heritage all the way back to the early 1920s when the AM first broadcast was made.
14 Apr 2018
Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.
07 Mar 2018
Exploring why culture is key to effective cybersecurity
Human error, oversight – or plain old gullibility – are all a hacker’s dream.
14 Dec 2017
Seccom signs on as Aura InfoSec’s first RedShield partner
Under the agreement, Seccom will offer RedShield services to new and existing customers.
30 Nov 2017
Interview: Aura Information Security explores Cybersecurity-as-a-Service
Aura Information Security’s Michael Warnock on solving mid-market concerns around cybersecurity.
28 Nov 2017
Winners unveiled as 2017 iSANZ Awards honour NZ's top InfoSec talent
"They are leaders in the information security field and number among some of the most skilled professionals anywhere in the world.”
22 Nov 2017
Kordia & Unitec launch Cyber Excellence Scholarship Programme
Kordia and Unitec will nurture NZ's future cybersecurity talent as part of a new scholarship programme for Bachelor of Computing Systems students.
03 Oct 2017
Aura InfoSec brings online cybersecurity training tool to all NZ businesses
if your staff don’t know what a phishing scam looks like, or use work devices in unsecure ways; they’re leaving huge gaps in your security armour."
23 Aug 2017
Aura InfoSec hires former GCSB exec to push the future of cybersecurity
Aura Information Security has appointed former GCSB’s head of consultancy services Barry Brailey as its new principal security consultant.
08 Aug 2017
NotPetya ransomworm knows no boundaries - A/NZ firms affected
Ransomware knows no boundaries: That's the lesson coming from the NotPetya attack that, despite starting in Europe, has spread to A/NZ.
29 Jun 2017
Kordia snaps up former Activata Prepay exec as new ANZ group marketing manager
“This will be of significant value as we continue on our journey of becoming a leading Australasian provider of mission-critical tech solutions."
11 May 2017
New online training tool to help Kiwi businesses slash their cyber risk
Aura Information Security has finished work on the very first module of its e-learning programme as part of the Cyber Security by Kordia suite.
02 May 2017