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Explore our content to find practical guidance on how to keep your business safe and secure online.

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Common Threats

Protecting your business from spear phishing and whaling

Targeted email scams to your business are harder to spot so you’re more likely to trust them.

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Common Threats

Business email compromise

Business email compromise is when an attacker gets access to an employee’s email account without their permission to car

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News

Cyber security incidents continue to rise

CERT NZ’s latest report shows Kiwis reported more than 1,400 cyber security incidents from 1 January to 31 March.

3 June 2021

Alert

Critical vulnerabilities identified in Microsoft Windows

10 February 2021

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Insider threat

'Insider threat' is the term used to describe a malicious threat to a business or organisation from someone who has insi

Alert

Vulnerabilities in Apple devices reportedly being targeted by attackers

28 January 2021

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Cyber security strengthens in the Pacific with the launch of SamCERT

A partnership between New Zealand and Samoa has strengthened cyber security resilience in the Pacific with the establish

27 May 2021

Guide

Keeping your school network safe

It’s important to review and manage your school’s network security. Teachers and students use the internet to connect wi

Alert

Financial sector targeted in blackmail campaign

1 November 2019

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Data breach

A data breach is when private and confidential information is released into an unsecured environment. This usually means

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News

Concerns over security increase as more people hit the online shops

Research shows that as more people are transacting online, concerns about the security of online shopping are on the min

29 April 2021

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CERT NZ’s threat feed saves New Zealanders a costly tax year

CERT NZ’s timely actions have saved some New Zealanders a costly end to the tax year. With the help of CERT NZ’s threat

22 March 2021

Guide

Managing passwords and authentication in your business

Given that most – if not all – of your staff need to access your network to do their jobs, it’s important to have a robu

Alert

Serious vulnerability in popular forum software - vBulletin

26 September 2019

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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

Alert

Serious issue with older Microsoft Windows systems

5 November 2019