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Top risk facing organisations? Why, it’s an IT talent famine
For some time there has been talk about how the IT industry is crying out for new talent and skills, which a lot of people have glossed over. But now Gartner says it is a harsh reality.
Encryption app to help travellers secure their devices
"One of the things we wanted to ensure is that when you say you cannot get your data, it is true."
ManageEngine VP’s 5 tech trends to look out for in 2019
Next year is to be one where we will see many technologies that have been on the fringes begin to be implemented among the mainstream.
Insights: What will happen with data privacy in 2019?
It is certainly the season for predictions and so without further ado, here are some insights from Ensighten CEO Ian Woolley
Health beyond borders: How can blockchain transform medical tourism?
In the wake of rising blockchain popularity, the medical tourism industry is bound to be among the top beneficiaries.
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
Privacy management company OneTrust expands into AU and NZ
The expansion includes a new office, local data centres and updated product offerings to meet new and amended Australia and New Zealand privacy laws.
Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
CISOs - Know what you can and can’t control with GDPR
80% of GDPR-related data isn’t under the control of CISOs.
Apple reportedly taking steps to crack down on iPhone unlockers
Apple is reportedly taking a stand against those who use phone unlockers to access data on iPhones,
Facebook app shares your data with phone manufacturers - time to say 'I quit'?
According to NordVPN, Facebook’s data harvesting, sharing, and profit goes far beyond Cambridge Analytica.
Department of Health trials secure blockchain-based health research project
The DoH was looking for a platform that could give researchers access to medical data, while also preventing that data from being re-identified.
Consumers will reward companies with good data protection - and they'll punish those without it
Consumers are wary about organisations’ ability to safeguard their personal data, with 37% believing most businesses just don’t know how to do it.
Fines for UK data privacy issues surged 29% in 2017 - what will GDPR bring?
Fines increased almost £1m last year and now with the biggest change to data privacy for more than 20 years, PwC says they will leap again.
Why security suites are ousting traditional antivirus programs
In recent years, user privacy and security have become paramount, while criminals attempt to coerce, steal and manipulate users for their data.
Data privacy regulations causing headaches for AU businesses
"IT and HR teams need to work together to make sure all employees are trained, and continue to be trained on compliance requirements."
GDPR a "phenomenally powerful" opportunity if done right
There’s no doubt you’ve been drowning in GDPR recently but we were able to break away from the hype and speak with THE expert on the matter.
Antivirus solution protects privacy in the era of social media
What measures are you taking to secure your social media accounts?
New Zealand's first Privacy Trust Marks awarded to Trade Me and RealMe
RealMe and Trade Me’s Transparency Reporting websites are the first two recipients of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s new Privacy Trust Mark.
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.
34% of polled Kiwis & 27% of Aussies ready to delete Facebook after data breach
The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data breach has shown the world just how important data is to individuals and the organisations that collect it.
Why you can't afford to ignore data breach legislation
Businesses are under more pressure than ever before to keep customer data secure – and they can’t afford to ignore it.
2018 a 'defining year for privacy', says NZ law firm
“The rise in use of ‘big data’ technologies will continue to present both opportunities and challenges for business and in government in 2018."
While the AU govt praises the new US Cloud Act, others aren't so welcoming
"Timely access to electronic data held by communications service providers is an essential component of government efforts to protect public safety."