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News

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

Advisory

Critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows TCP/IP stack

10 February 2021

Guide

Securing access to Microsoft 365

We see a large number of Microsoft 365 (formally known as Office 365) branded phishing attacks, due to it being such a c

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Critical Controls

Network segmentation and separation

When paired together, segmentation and separation can add an additional level of access control and security to your net

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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

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Critical Controls

Securing internet-exposed services

Limiting and securing your internet-exposed services will help you prevent unauthorised access.

Advisory

Vulnerability in Apple iOS reportedly being actively exploited

28 January 2021

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News

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

Guide

Mitigating the impact of incidents in M365

CERT NZ has seen a lot of phishing attacks on Microsoft 365, due to it being a commonly used cloud platform. A percentag

Guide

Preparing for denial-of-service incidents

Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks aim to exhaust your resources and take your operations offline. They can have a signific

2019 05 30 MTP 1664 v2

Critical Controls

Secure defaults for macros

While macros have a valid business function, they are often used by attackers too. Using secure default configurations w

Advisory

Vulnerability in Fortinet firewalls being exploited

1 December 2020

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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

Mitigating denial-of-service attacks

There are multiple ways to manage a denial-of-service (DoS) incident and the way you respond depends on the controls yo

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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

Advisory

Critical vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server

15 July 2020