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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.
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."
SonicWall supersizes threat protection with new Capture Cloud Platform
Winning the cyber arms race requires a consistent, agile, reputable stream of real-time cyber threat intelligence, explains SonicWall CEO Bill Conner.
Parliament supports NZ's Privacy Bill during first reading
New Zealand’s proposed Privacy Bill is going through the first round of debates in Parliament this week, with the support of all sitting MPs.
EBOOK: The most effective way to protect data in the cloud
Depending on your company’s maturity and business goals, you need a network of people, process and technology that works together.
Reduce risk in the enterprise by digitising documents
Relying on paper documentation is one of the largest gaps an enterprise faces, and also one of the hardest to police.
World Backup Day – what every business should be thinking about
Organisations are challenged to ensure users have access to data easily, whilst also keeping it protected regardless of where it lives.
Now or never: Don’t get left behind in the race to GDPR compliance
Those who don’t comply will face huge financial penalties and are likely to be held publicly accountable for any misuse of customer data.
Hosted Network partners with NetCrypt to provide all-in-one data security solution
The solution is an answer to Australia's data breach notification law which came into effect in February.
How data security could help you avoid NDB breach reporting
If you don't understand NDB, you may face substantial penalties including fines, lost customers and increased risk of future data breaches.
Interview: IBM New Zealand's John Martin talks GDPR, NZ's Privacy Act, and Australia's NDB laws
“Find out where the data is, what controls you have and what risks you have. There are going to be a few surprises.”
Data Republic and SAS collaborate on secure data sharing & analytics platform
The latest partnership with SAS is what McCarney says was a logical step for the company’s growth.
Federal Govt & Defence sectors launch secure IT lifecycle services facility in Canberra
Emphasis on the secure management of sensitive IT assets from imaging to disposal of extremely-sensitive data has generated significant interest.
Tighter data regimes demand action: four steps to cyber security
As China and the European Union (EU) strengthen their data protection regimes, organisations need to reassess their cyber security readiness.
Beyond the breach: How to preserve your customers’ trust
Transactions happen online between two entities that will never see each other. This means trust matters even more as physical interactions disappear.
US healthcare workers willing to sell confidential data for as little as $500
The survey found that 18% of the 912 respondents would be willing to sell confidential data for between $500-$1000 - and they have the means to do so.
Singapore hackathon triumphs 'data protection by design'
Data protection by design considers the protection of personal data from the earliest possible design stage, and throughout the operational lifecycle.
GDPR is imminent but 69% of businesses can’t secure customer data
GDPR is looming (May 25) over the heads of IT staff throughout Europe and beyond but this survey found data is still not being managed properly.
HPE and its partners can now sell Commvault software
Commvault has joined HPE Complete, HPE and its global network partners will now be able to sell Commvault’s portfolio of data protection software.
BlackBerry & Melanoma Institute Australia conduct trial to secure medical research
The trial will introduce BlackBerry Workspaces as a secure file storage and collaboration platform for Melanoma Institute Australia
EU companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant
Despite the low level of compliance, Forrester Research says these numbers are in fact 'encouraging' for a number of reasons.
25% of firms fail to implement multi-factor authentication for BYOD
25% of respondents at the Gartner Symposium lacked some form of multi-factor authentication when securing BYOD.
Interactive add hardware disposal capability with Erase IT acquisition
Erase IT provide IT asset (including hardware and equipment) disposal and recycling for over 650 customers across Australia.
Thoma Bravo closes $1.6b acquisition of Barracuda Networks
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has successfully completed the acquisition of data security firm Barracuda Networks for US$1.6 billion.