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Awareness stories - Page 3

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Gartner names Proofpoint leader in security training
Mon, 29th Jul 2019
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Proofpoint leads in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for security training, marking 6 yrs at the top.
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Proofpoint announces new risk profile and training customisation features
Tue, 23rd Jul 2019
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Proofpoint unveils adaptive controls for cybersecurity, bolstering defence against malicious URL attacks.
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Cybersecurity: Starting with the human factor
Wed, 3rd Jul 2019
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In a recent report by Dell EMC, it was discovered that data-loss incidents cost Singapore organisations an average of US$1.4 million over 12 months.
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Workplace inboxes still plagued by phishing attacks
Fri, 31st May 2019
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Rise in email impersonation attacks hits firms; Mimecast urges robust cyber resilience.
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Exclusive: Why Australian enterprises are prime targets for malware attacks
Wed, 14th Nov 2018
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Australian businesses need to take cybersecurity more seriously as their attitudes and awareness don't match up to evolving threats.
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Why a cybersecurity awareness week is just not enough
Tue, 24th Jul 2018
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From personal privacy to online scams, it seems almost every IT security-related issue now has its very own awareness week.
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NZ firms pick up the pace on cybersecurity savviness
Tue, 14th Nov 2017
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Half of New Zealand businesses are ignorant of the dangers posed by cyber attacks, according to a survey by Kordia.
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Aura InfoSec brings online cybersecurity training tool to all NZ businesses
Wed, 23rd Aug 2017
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Aura Information Security launches CyberWise, an online cybersecurity training resource to help businesses reduce cyber attack risks.
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Webroot takes over Securecast in move to take cyber awareness training to mass market
Wed, 16th Aug 2017
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Webroot has officially acquired security awareness training platform Securecast and has plans to take the new integrated solution to the mass market.
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Why you should let employees step forward in fight against cybercrime
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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It's now all about technology: Move away from the notion that having a single security device at the edge will make you secure.
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Melanoma detection app has been saving Kiwi lives
Mon, 1st May 2017
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New Zealand has the highest incidence rate of melanoma in the world, it's time to learn about the options you have to keep you and your families safe.
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Cyber awareness initiative releases jargon dictionary for NZ organisations
Mon, 17th Oct 2016
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New Zealanders get a Jargon Buster to clarify cyber terms, boosting workplace cyber security understanding during Connect Smart week.
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Kiwis show 'room for improvement' with cyber security in the workplace
Mon, 17th Oct 2016
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Connect Smart Week in New Zealand aims to improve cyber security awareness with a quiz, but there's room for improvement.
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Bystander effect in cyberbullying
Thu, 9th Jul 2015
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A new study reveals the conditions that draw people to intervene in cyberbullying, with anonymity reducing the likelihood of intervention.
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Automation drives uptake of wireless devices
Fri, 3rd Jul 2015
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Wireless automation in industrial processes set to grow at 16.19% over next 5 years, says Research and Markets.
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Consumer adoption of Internet of Things inevitable, study shows
Tue, 16th Jun 2015
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IoT adoption set to soar in next decade, with 30% of consumers planning to purchase an in-home device in next 2 years.
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Facebook joins the fight against Ebola with three initiatives
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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Facebook launches trio of initiatives to combat Ebola, including donations, education, and communication aid for West Africa.
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Provoke urges Kiwis to dig deep for Child Cancer Foundation...
Tue, 11th Mar 2014
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The team at Provoke have helped launch the March Appeal Microsite for the Child Cancer Foundation, in a bid to ramp up greater awareness about the illness.
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Cyber-attacks: 5 things companies should know
Fri, 17th May 2013
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The advanced persistent threat is waging an all-out attack on enterprises’ intellectual property, yet most companies continue to try to protect themselves using approaches that are years out of date.
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Facebook launches new anti-bullying page
Fri, 19th Oct 2012
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Social networking reaffirms commitment to cyber-safety with a new page in their Family Safety Center.
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Can Telehealth shape the future of medical treatment?
Thu, 13th Sep 2012
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The provision of healthcare services and information by telecommunication methods could hold the potential to change the way we receive medical care.
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Facebook warfare as Taliban dupe Aussie troops
Wed, 12th Sep 2012
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Terrorist group uses social networking site to steal military secrets from love-sick soldiers.
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Business Analyst as change agent
Fri, 4th May 2012
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Business Analysts: Catalysts of Change - Why understanding the human side of change management is crucial for organisational success.
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Sourcefire on the prowl
Wed, 11th Apr 2012
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Hunt for New Zealand distributor in line with 'very aggressive recruitment posture'.