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Practical information on keeping systems and data safe from attack.

Guide

Legacy systems

Legacy systems are systems that are no longer supported by the vendor, or systems that an organisation no longer maintai

CERT TEC 180518 WEB 83 v2

News

Email-related attacks cost New Zealanders close to one million dollars

CERT NZ’s latest quarterly report shows cyber attacks circulated by email posed the greatest threat to New Zealanders’ c

25 November 2020

CERT 180420 WEB 210

News

What is a CERT, anyway?

This week marks the anniversary of the Morris Worm, the first well-known internet ‘worm’. To mark the occasion, we’re ta

6 November 2020

Guide

Mobile device management

A mobile device is any portable device that can access and hold organisational data. It's important to secure these devi

2019 05 30 MTP 1764

Critical Controls

Multi-factor authentication

You can authenticate with something you know, something you have, or something you are. Multi-factor authentication (MFA

Advisory

Critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows TCP/IP stack

10 February 2021

CERT CAFE 180426 WEB 21

News

Businesses encouraged to trade smart online to avoid a nightmare before Christmas

Shoring up ecommerce website security can help businesses and their customers avoid a cyber nightmare before Christmas s

11 November 2020

Guide

Traffic light protocol

The traffic light protocol (TLP) is a set of designations used to ensure that sensitive information is shared with the c

Advisory

Vulnerability in Apple iOS reportedly being actively exploited

28 January 2021

CERT TEC 180518 WEB 268

Critical Controls

Patching

Keeping your software up-to-date is one of the most simple and effective steps to take, to ensure your environment stays

Advisory

Vulnerability in Fortinet firewalls being exploited

1 December 2020

2019 05 30 MTP 1674 v2

News

Stay alert to email and online shopping scams this holiday season

Christmas and the summer holidays are just around the corner, but unfortunately not everyone sees it as the season of go

6 November 2020