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Take the Password Pledge and secure the digital you
Thu, 25th May 2023
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online safety
The livelihood of our digital lives is fostered by good online hygiene, which begins with proper password management.
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Norton’s 11 tips to help protect your privacy online
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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Governments, businesses, and individuals can buy information about you that's been gathered online, like your health status, contact details and your location.
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First Europe organisation to defend rights online forms
Tue, 24th Jan 2023
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cios
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human rights
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online safety
A first-of-its-kind European organisation has formed in the Hague to defend human rights online, providing legal and technical assistance to victims.
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iSANZ ceremony recognises Aotearoa's efforts for 2022
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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online safety
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cios
Various cybersecurity professionals, firms and initiatives were honoured at last night's Information Security Awards of New Zealand (iSANZ).
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How protected are migrants and refugees from cybercrime in Aotearoa?
Wed, 31st Aug 2022
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contact centre
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dei
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cybersecurity
Over 35% of Kiwis are affected by scams weekly. Do migrants and refugees have equitable access to online protection tools?.
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How well do rangatahi understand cyber safety in Aotearoa?
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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online safety
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cios
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netsafe
Do rangatahi in Aotearoa understand the importance of being safe online, or has lifelong exposure to the internet resulted in widespread complacency?.
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Nearly 90% of Kiwis worried kids will give away personal info online
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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norton
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online safety
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cios
Nearly nine in ten New Zealanders believe children will give away personal information online, says Norton research.
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2021 iSANZ Awards winners announced at online ceremony
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
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awards
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online safety
The 2021 iSANZ Awards were held this evening at a live online ceremony and included awards in six categories and a special Hall of Fame Award.
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Rights to privacy and safety under threat - report
Tue, 8th Mar 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
The State of Digital Rights report has found that online safety is at risk from increased big tech and government power.
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Children, teens more vulnerable to mobile threats - report
Tue, 1st Mar 2022
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smartphones
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
McAfee research reveals that children and teens have a false sense of security when using smartphones, despite the high risk of cyber threats.
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New research reveals data privacy still a big worry for Kiwis
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
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physical security
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identity theft
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privacy
New Zealanders are becoming increasingly worried about their personal data privacy, according to a new InternetNZ survey.
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Surfshark adds a website safety warning feature to its browser extension
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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online safety
Surfshark created website safety warning feature that encourages people to be more mindful about the data they are giving to websites and digital platforms.
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TikTok's unveils plans to safeguard and diversify recommendations
Mon, 27th Dec 2021
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social media
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cybersafety
TikTok has unveiled new details about the platform's work to safeguard and diversify its recommendation system.
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Netsafe welcomes public feedback on draft of Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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facebook
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The code aims to establish a self-regulatory framework to protect New Zealanders from online harm and harmful content.
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Better consultation needed for new Online Safety Code
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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netsafe
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online safety
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internetnz
Lack of community engagement threatens success of New Zealand's new online safety Code of Practice, say organisations.
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Netsafe works with global tech giants to address online harm in NZ
Fri, 6th Aug 2021
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google
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facebook
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twitter
Facebook, Google, TikTok, and Twitter are joining Netsafe to develop a code of practice for online safety in New Zealand.
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Internet infrastructure strained as demand for servers surges 30%
Fri, 20th Mar 2020
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phishing
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email security
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servers
Pandemic causes 30% surge in net use, strains servers.
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Hands-on review: Norton Security gets the safety and freedom balance right
Fri, 20th Sep 2019
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Norton Security: A versatile antivirus suite offering robust protection for all user levels.
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ESET launches campaign to make the internet safer for children
Fri, 20th Sep 2019
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online safety
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online campaign
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mental health
ESET has launched its Safer Kids Online campaign, which is designed to improve education around child safety online for both parents and their children.
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It's hard talking to children about online safety, parents say
Thu, 19th Sep 2019
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online safety
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cybersafety
Some parents may be worried about what their children are doing online, but they don’t talk to their children enough about the issue.
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People and data privacy: The insights (and contradictions)
Tue, 2nd Jul 2019
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privacy
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online safety
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kaspersky
39% of people would take money in exchange for giving a stranger complete access to their private data online.
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May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
Wed, 15th May 2019
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norton
This Friday May 17 is Pink Shirt Day, which is a colourful way to raise awareness about a serious and in some cases tragic issue: cyberbullying.
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Eight ways to empower children to use the internet safely
Tue, 30th Apr 2019
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smart home
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trend micro
Digital savvy kids spend 33hrs/week online, but lack cyber safety awareness, prompting vital parental guidance.
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Beyond lock and key: Securing the smarthome
Mon, 29th Apr 2019
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cloud services
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iot
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smart home
Smart home tech nears autonomy, doubling device count by 2026, posing convenience vs security debate.