Individuals

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

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?

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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

Vulnerabilities in computer processors

8 January 2018

Alert

Attackers using COVID-19 themed scams - updated alert

26 March 2020

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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

Guide

Ditch your older device

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

Alert

Businesses compromised through remote access systems

16 June 2020

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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

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

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

Alert

Malware being spread via email attachments

7 September 2020

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.

2019 05 30 MTP 1764

News

Safer Internet Day – help kids stay safe online

This time of year kids are heading back to school, often with new devices. The start of February not only marks the retu

4 February 2020

Alert

Nitro PDF users’ email addresses and hashed passwords leaked

20 November 2020

Alert

Vulnerabilities in Apple devices reportedly being actively exploited

4 May 2021

Guide

Protecting your privacy online

Protecting your privacy online means you have more control over where your personal information goes and who has access