Individuals

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

Alert

Bomb threat emails affecting New Zealanders

14 December 2018

2019 05 16 MTP 0632

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

Bomb threat emails affecting New Zealanders

14 December 2018

Guide

Ditch your older device

As devices and systems get older, they stop receiving security updates. This leaves them vulnerable to cyber attacks.

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Common Threats

Unauthorised access

The term 'unauthorised access' describes the act of directly — or indirectly — accessing information online without auth

Alert

Malware targeting business customers of New Zealand banks

12 October 2018

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News

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

Alert

Malware targeting business customers of New Zealand banks

12 October 2018

Guide

Backing up data and devices

Making a backup means making a copy of your data so you can quickly restore it if it’s lost, leaked or stolen. Here’s wh

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Common Threats

Scams and fraud

Online scams are intended to manipulate or trick people into giving away their personal details, financial details, or m

Alert

Invoice scams affecting New Zealand businesses

31 August 2018

2019 05 16 MTP 0611

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

Alert

Invoice scams affecting New Zealand businesses

31 August 2018

Guide

Extracting header information from an email

If you've received a phishing email or other email scam, you can find details of who sent it to you in the email's heade

Alert

Webcam and password blackmail scam

29 October 2018

2019 05 10 MTP 0419

News

COVID-19: supporting people to work from home

A number of New Zealand businesses and organisations are encouraging their staff to work from home during the COVID-19 p

9 March 2020