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UK and South Korea warn of cyber threats from North Korea's supply chains
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UK and South Korea's security agencies warn of advanced state-linked cyber threats infiltrating via North Korean supply chains.
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UK's cybersecurity centre warns of AI threats to 2025 general election
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AI poses escalating threats to the integrity of UK's 2025 general election, warns the National Cyber Security Centre.
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New Zealand cybersecurity recognised at iSANZ Awards 2023
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2023 iSANZ Awards recognises New Zealand's cybersecurity talents, lauding innovation and dedication within the industry.
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Norm gains three key cyber security accreditations from CREST & NCSC
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Cybersecurity firm, Norm, earns prestigious accreditations from CREST and NCSC, affirming its high-level expertise in cyber defences.
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NCSC report reveals heightened financially motivated cybercrime in NZ
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NCSC reports a rise in financially motivated cybercrime, surpassing state-sponsored activities, with ransomware causing significant costs and recovery efforts.
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Innovative UK cyber firm coc00n joins NCSC initiative to tackle national cyber threats
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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British cyber security tech firm, coc00n, has joined a programme by the National Cyber Security Centre to bolster the UK's cyber resilience.
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CREST, IASME and NCSC partner to launch new cyber exercise scheme
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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New initiative aims to boost UK cyber resilience through a collaborative scheme led by CREST, IASME, and the NCSC.
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UK businesses warned about integration of AI chatbots
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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British officials are warning organisations about integrating artificial intelligence-driven chatbots into their businesses.
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New Zealand takes major step in cybersecurity with integrated agency formation
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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New Zealand's CERT NZ and NCSC have joined forces to create a lead operational cyber security agency, similar to those in Australia, the UK, and Canada.
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6% more state-sponsored attacks this year, says NCSC report
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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The GCSB's NCSC has released its annual Cyber Threat Report, highlighting the impact of global competition and cyber defence capabilities.
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Large cyber attack targets several government organisations
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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nz government
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New-Zealand IT MSP suffers cyber-incident, affecting government agencies. Data held by Mercury IT NZ blocked. Investigations underway.
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iSANZ ceremony recognises Aotearoa's efforts for 2022
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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Various cybersecurity professionals, firms and initiatives were honoured at last night's Information Security Awards of New Zealand (iSANZ).
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NCSC feed: Advantage adds a local flavour to international security solution
Thu, 1st Sep 2022
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With so many people working from home, the corporate firewall has less relevance when it comes to protecting roaming users.
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The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
Fri, 27th May 2022
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Supply chain security is a matter of national security, with businesses called on to prioritize cybersecurity following high-profile attacks like SolarWinds.
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NCSC ANZAC address highlights the importance of strong relationships for cyber threat prevention
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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NCSC Director Lisa Fong shares insight on cyber challenges and opportunities facing NZ, highlighting the importance of working with allies to tackle threats.
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NCSC, international partners issue cyber security advisory
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it infrastructure
NCSC issues cyber security advisory with international partners, highlighting 15 most commonly exploited vulnerabilities.
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The dark web in Aotearoa: Is it as bad as we think?
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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Encountering the term 'dark web' might bring thoughts of criminal activity and harmful behaviour to mind, but what exactly is it, and is it all bad?.
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How prepared is Aotearoa for a major cybersecurity breach?
Fri, 1st Apr 2022
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Because of the digital world we now live in, the risk of cyber attacks means that geography is no longer enough to distance ourselves from tensions overseas.
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Advantage offers increased benefits with NCSC partnership
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Advantage has announced that it has partnered with the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC’s) Malware Free Networks (MFN) service.
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GCSB updates NZISM for first time since September 2020
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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cybersecurity
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quantum computing
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gcsb
The New Zealand Information Security Manual (NZISM) has released important information in its latest update, Version 3.5.
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NCSC warns risk of cyber attack amid Russia/Ukraine tensions
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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cybersecurity
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NCSC warns NZ organisations to assess cyber security amid Russia-Ukraine tensions. NCSC joins HIBP government programme.
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NCSC joins data breach service in government programme
Fri, 18th Feb 2022
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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data breach
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has become part of the data breach service Have I Been Pwned’s (HIBP) government programme.
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An exclusive look at the NZ NCSC cyber crime report
Mon, 13th Dec 2021
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cybersecurity
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business
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New Zealand's National Cyber Security Centre has released its Cyber Threat Report for 2020/2021, detailing major cyber incidents and trends.
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NCSC expands Malware Free Networks service to NZ cybersecurity providers
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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malware
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managed services
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cybersecurity
National Cyber Security Centre expands Malware Free Networks capabilities for private sector cybersecurity providers.