Individuals

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

Alert

Misuse of Cisco devices

18 April 2018

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News

2020 CERTainly upped the ante

Michael Shearer, Principal Advisor - Threat and Vulnerabilities, takes a look at how the cyber security landscape shaped

22 December 2020

Guide

Keeping cryptocurrency secure

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

Alert

RealMe phishing emails

7 March 2018

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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

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?

Alert

Vulnerabilities in computer processors

8 January 2018

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News

What is a CERT, anyway?

This week marks the anniversary of the Morris Worm, the first well-known internet ‘worm’. To mark the occasion, we’re ta

6 November 2020

Guide

Ditch your older device

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

Alert

Attackers using COVID-19 themed scams - updated alert

26 March 2020

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Businesses encouraged to trade smart online to avoid a nightmare before Christmas

Shoring up ecommerce website security can help businesses and their customers avoid a cyber nightmare before Christmas s

11 November 2020

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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

Alert

Businesses compromised through remote access systems

16 June 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

Malware being spread via email attachments

7 September 2020

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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