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Quiet year doesn't mean the scams have stopped

Reports to CERT NZ showed New Zealanders lost $3.6 million to cybercrime over the last three months of 2023.

20 March 2024


CISA, U.S. and International Partners Warn of Ongoing Exploitation of Multiple Ivanti Vulnerabilities

1 March 2024

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International guidance for organisations engaging with AI.

13 international organisations have released joint guidance on best practice for engaging with artificial intelligence (

24 January 2024

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CERT NZ report shows investment scams costing Aotearoa millions every month

The latest reporting from CERT NZ shows losses from cyber security incidents between July and October totalling nearly $

7 December 2023

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Rob's Christmas Message from CERT NZ

If I can give you one message to take into 2024 it would be: Own Your Online.

20 December 2023

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New guidance for software manufacturers on memory safe roadmaps

Eight international agencies, including CERT NZ and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), have released joint guida

7 December 2023

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Record number of organisations sign up as supporters for CERT NZ’s Cyber Smart Week

Hundreds of organisations show their commitment to online security by supporting this year's Cyber Smart Week.

25 September 2023

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Financial losses to cybercrime dip despite scammers moving to text message scams

Financial losses reported to CERT NZ between April and June totalled $4.2 million – down $1.6m from last quarter.

13 September 2023

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New Zealand takes the first step in creating a lead operational cyber security agency

31 August 2023

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Government moves to create lead cyber security agency

The Government is creating a lead operational cyber security agency, as such the functions of CERT NZ will be integrated

26 July 2023