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Data Protection
Backing up your business is about more than preventing data loss
Backups are a crucial part of doing business - typically most crucial directly after the realisation that one wasn't done properly.
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Cybersecurity
Employers overestimate staff cyber smarts
New research has revealed a big difference between how employees and IT decision makers view cyber security.
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Ransomware
Research: NZ easy-pickings for cyber-criminals
One in ten businesses would be willing to pay $50,000-plus to retrieve ransomed data and half aren’t aware of the incoming data privacy laws.
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Phishing
Interview: Aura GM on security implications for enterprise during and post-pandemic
Techday spoke with Aura Information Security general manager Peter Bailey on what this new normal means for cybersecurity, and its potential lasting effect on organisations.
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Cybersecurity
Study: Business has never been better for cybercriminals
“Cyber security is only as strong as the weakest link, but with the majority of organisations not understanding current password best practice, we’re not off to a great start."
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Cybersecurity
Aura InfoSec grows Wellington team
Aura Information Security has selected Christo Gouws as its new senior security consultant.
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Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is a growth accelerator, not a handbrake - experts
Cybersecurity is a growth accelerator not a handbrake on business – that’s one of the key messages from a group of security experts who gathered in Sydney to discuss the state of cybersecurity in Australian businesses.
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Cybersecurity
Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
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GDPR
Businesses worried but complacent about cyber attacks - Aura Infosec
40% of businesses say their employees receive between one and five phishing or ransomware attacks every quarter.
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GCSB
GCSB's CORTEX project scoops iSANZ Award
“I believe this award is particularly significant as it is acknowledgement from our peers in the information security industry and from across the private sector."
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Kordia
Kordia launches Women in Tech scholarship at the University of Waikato
The scholarship is established to acknowledge and support up-and-coming female talent and future technology leaders.
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Artificial Intelligence
NZ being targeted for cyber attacks – study
The survey polled more than 230 IT decision makers in businesses with 20 or more employees across New Zealand.
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Survey
Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
The survey of 307 Australian IT and security executives demonstrates the considerable uncertainty faced by businesses in trying to combat cybersecurity threats. 

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Trends
Exclusive: Aura on designing a secure IT infrastructure
Being secure by design is an ongoing process and not one that is forgotten as soon as a project is complete.  
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Cybersecurity
Six steps to boosting your security posture this EOFY
By following these six key steps, organisations can better protect themselves and ensure their underlying IT infrastructure is as secure as possible.
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Cybersecurity
Aura InfoSec appoints former South African 'ethical hacker'
South African cybersecurity expert and ‘ethical hacking’ leader Frans Lategan will bring a ‘goldmine' of experience to his role.
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GDPR
Privacy Week interview: Aura Information Security's Peter Bailey
I spoke to Aura’s general manager Peter Bailey to get his take on Privacy Week, data security, and why privacy is everyone's responsibility.
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Compliance
Aura Information Security’s password tips for World Password Day
What’s in a password? A lot, actually. Your passwords are the gateway to you and your company’s most important documents and assets.
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Cybersecurity
Aura Information Security appoints new Australian territory sales manager
Aura Information Security has appointed Lisa Burgess as its new Australian territory sales manager.
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Internet of Things
Mayday calls & drones: Ten things we bet you didn’t know about Kordia
The company can trace its heritage all the way back to the early 1920s when the AM first broadcast was made.
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Skills shortage
Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.
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Kordia
Exploring why culture is key to effective cybersecurity
Human error, oversight – or plain old gullibility – are all a hacker’s dream.
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Cybersecurity
Seccom signs on as Aura InfoSec’s first RedShield partner
Under the agreement, Seccom will offer RedShield services to new and existing customers.
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Aura Information Security explores Cybersecurity-as-a-Service
Aura Information Security’s Michael Warnock on solving mid-market concerns around cybersecurity.