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IT Automation
Page Seager launches tech to automate preparation of legal documents
Law firms complete an online questionnaire which then automatically generates the legal document the user needs.
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Internet of Things
Japan & India stand together for stronger cyber policy
The dialogue included cyber threats, mitigation, the cyber policy landscape and future possible bilateral cooperation areas.
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Cybersecurity
Reserve Bank keeps watchful eye on security; steers away from prescriptive rules
The Reserve Bank is letting the finance sector, regulators and other authorities steer their own course through cyber issues and security.
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Government
NZ energy innovation bill speeds through its third reading in parliament
"This bill will help reduce transport sector emissions by encouraging the uptake of electric-vehicles."
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Law
Your webinar invite: Australia’s new data breach laws and how to revamp your security
Organisations risk becoming non-compliant with data breach laws - Here's how your organisation can navigate the regulations and tighten your security.
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Encryption
Interview: Gemalto's Rana Gupta talks secure breaches, encryption and cyber attacks
Your company's information is always at risk of being stolen, but what if that stolen information is encrypted - and worthless to hackers?
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Law
Mandatory Data Breach Reporting – what you need to start doing right now
Take heed or be caught out - Cyber-Risk puts together some tips to help you prepare for the breach reporting laws.
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Data Protection
Are you ready? Only five weeks until China's new data security law comes into effect
With China’s new cybersecurity law only five weeks away, businesses should be preparing and understanding the new rules.
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Law
The legal impact of data protection and management in the digital age
As organisations look towards data to track patterns, they should also be mindful of the legal regulations that govern data protection and breaches.
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Data Protection
Veritas says Aussie firms aren't prepared for EU's new data protection regulations
The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect next year, and only 30% of Australian businesses are prepared for it, Veritas has found.
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Artificial Intelligence
Move over, Silicon Valley: Two Kiwi companies are bringing AI to legal services
“Our plan is to create a credible and global AI business you would be hard pressed to find in Silicon Valley,” Mirpuri says.
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Cybersecurity
Legal tech profession has its head in the sand over China’s new cybersecurity law, survey finds
China’s new cybersecurity law may have passed three months ago, but 75% of legal technology professionals aren’t even familiar with it.
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Law
Australia catches up: Mandatory data breach reporting bill finally reaches Senate
Australia is finally seeing progression on the mandatory data breach notification laws, as the bill passed the House of Representatives last week.
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Cybersecurity
Why China’s new cybersecurity law is a threat to international businesses and innovation
Under the veil of cybersecurity, regulators will have access to information that could benefit Chinese firms at the expense of foreign business.
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Law
Waikato law academic encourages NZ to bring legal justice online
"The online court system would resolve common disagreements over issues such as goods, services and property damage more quickly and easily."
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Law
Mellanox appoints new senior vice president for global legal affairs
"Alinka brings to Mellanox Technologies the right blend and depth of skills and experience to lead our company’s legal affairs."
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Law
Hawke's Bay lawyers use tech to propel law into the digital age
Two lawyers in the Hawke's Bay are using technologies and innovative thinking to attract business and transform the legal landscape.
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Cloud
Education Act Update receives 'huge' response
The Education Act Update has received more than 1,800 submissions from the general public and sector groups.
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Government
Spark responds to Government's Telco Act review
Spark will engage with the Government and the general public through this review to ensure NZ is placed to take advantage of the digital future.
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Government
NZ Govt asks: What does digital convergence mean for us?
The New Zealand Government has launched a Green Paper and work programme that explores digital convergence, looking at challenges and opportunities.
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CFO
Carter Holt cladding 'inherently defective', appeal court hears
Carter Holt Harvey's cladding sheets and systems used through 880 school buildings were "inherently defective" and the Ministry of Education is entitl
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Social Media
Don't lose your job with one quick tweet
Social Media and the Law is the newly published book that covers a variety of topics and is said to be essential reading for the business community.
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Wearables
Guilty classes
I was browsing through a few of the technology sites and blogs I visit regularly and came across a story that I found pretty fascinating and wanted to share with NetGuide readers.
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Facebook
UK juror jailed for researching defendant online
University lecturer found guilty of contempt of court faces six months in prison.