Individuals

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

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News

Complacency makes Kiwis more vulnerable to cyber attacks

The volume and sophistication of financially-motivated cyber attacks has increased over the last six months, so it is cr

19 October 2020

Guide

Keep up with your updates

Keeping your software and devices updated is one of the easiest and most effective ways of protecting yourself from a cy

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Common Threats

Cyber bullying

Cyber bullying relates to any kind of bullying, harassment or abuse that’s carried out online, for example through socia

Alert

Webcam and password blackmail scam

29 October 2018

Guide

Cyber security quiz

Cyber security attacks are becoming more and more common, so it’s important to know what you can do to protect your pers

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News

Online recruitment scams

Looking for a new job can be stressful at the best of times. It’s even more challenging when people use the opportunity

10 September 2020

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Common Threats

Objectionable material

The term 'objectionable material' usually relates to any publication that deals with subjects like sex, horror, crime, c

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News

COVID-19: operating your business under Alert Levels 1 and 2

Auckland is at Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1. It’s important you run your business in line

28 September 2020

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Common Threats

Spam

The term 'spam' refers to emails, SMS texts or faxes from an individual, or a company, that you didn’t ask to receive. I

Guide

Secure your home network

You need to make sure your home wireless network is secure, to protect it against unauthorised access or attack. The bes

Alert

Malware targeting business customers of New Zealand banks

12 October 2018

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News

COVID-19: operating your business at all alert levels

We’ve got some advice to help you make adjustments to the way you work so you can keep your business operating safely un

13 August 2020

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Common Threats

SIM swapping attacks

A SIM swap attack (also known as SIM porting or SIM hijacking) is where an attacker tricks a mobile phone service provid

Guide

Buying a new device

Get our tips to help you stay secure when you're thinking of buying a new device.

Alert

Invoice scams affecting New Zealand businesses

31 August 2018

Guide

Cyber security and social media

Social media has become a way of life for many people. But, as with anything else online, it’s important to be aware of