Individuals

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

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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

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

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

Alert

Malware targeting business customers of New Zealand banks

12 October 2018

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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

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

Invoice scams affecting New Zealand businesses

31 August 2018

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Preparing your business for Alert Level 3

In Alert Level 3, businesses should still work from home unless they’re unable to and maintain social distancing from ot

24 April 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

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News

Using Zoom safely

Since moving into Alert Levels 3 and 4, more New Zealanders than ever have been exploring new ways of connecting online.

11 May 2020

Alert

New malware found on routers

7 June 2018

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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.

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

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Common Threats

Information leak

An information leak is when your private information gets released without your permission. This can happen through an i

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News

COVID-19: CERT NZ availability through levels 3 and 4

CERT NZ is still taking incident reports through the shut-down period.

25 March 2020