Individuals

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

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News

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

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.

Alert

Nitro PDF users’ email addresses and hashed passwords leaked

20 November 2020

Guide

Protecting your privacy online

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

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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

Alert

Vulnerabilities in Apple devices reportedly being actively exploited

4 May 2021

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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

Apple iMessage vulnerability targeted by attackers

14 September 2021

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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

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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

Advisory

DrayTek Router vulnerability

5 August 2022

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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

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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

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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

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News

Buying devices for back to school

There are a lot of sales on at the moment, which makes it a great time to buy that device for when kids go back to schoo

8 January 2020

Declan Ingram

News

Dec signs off

Former CERT NZ Deputy Director, Declan Ingram was one of the founding members of CERT NZ. After four years, he has moved

29 January 2021