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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

How to report a vulnerability

If you find a vulnerability in a service or product, you should report it to the individual or organisation (the 'vendor

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Critical Controls

Patching

Keeping your software up-to-date is one of the most simple and effective steps to take, to ensure your environment stays

Advisory

Targeted attacks exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

24 March 2020

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News

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

Guide

Mobile device management

A mobile device is any portable device that can access and hold organisational data. It's important to secure these devi

Advisory

Critical remote unauthenticated vulnerability in SMBv3

13 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

Default credentials

Change the passwords on any systems that come with default credentials before you use the systems in your environment.

Advisory

Vulnerability in Exchange Server actively exploited

10 March 2020

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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

Guide

Unused services and protocols

Unused or older services and protocols often have their own vulnerabilities. Proactively scan your network for any that

Advisory

Critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

15 January 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

Legacy systems

Legacy systems are systems that are no longer supported by the vendor, or systems that an organisation no longer maintai

Advisory

Updated: Exploitation of critical Citrix vulnerability

21 January 2020