Individuals

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

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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

Guide

Cryptocurrency security

Cryptocurrency is a term used to describe digital currency that first achieved popularity with bitcoin in 2008.

Alert

Vulnerabilities in computer processors

8 January 2018

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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

Alert

Attackers using COVID-19 themed scams - updated alert

26 March 2020

Guide

How the cloud works

We’ve all heard people referring to ‘the cloud’ but it’s often not clear what that actually means. What is the cloud?

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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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

Alert

Businesses compromised through remote access systems

16 June 2020

Alert

Malware being spread via email attachments

7 September 2020

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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

Staying secure while working from home

Working from home is convenient, and even necessary as part of a business continuity plan, but isn’t necessarily as safe

Alert

Nitro PDF users’ email addresses and hashed passwords leaked

20 November 2020

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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

Vulnerabilities in Apple devices reportedly being actively exploited

4 May 2021

Guide

Using encryption to keep your data safe

When storing data on a device or in a system, you can use encryption to make sure only the right people can access it.