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Public Wi-Fi plus cloud file sharing « The Diversity Blog 

Ben Kepes writes about an infosec panic: Bitglass, a company that is all about protecting organizational data, wanted to see the impacts of widespread use of public wi-fi, alongside the use of unsanctioned file sharing solutions… …Bitglass’ threat research team tested two real-world scenarios—public wi-fi use and sharing of data from within a cloud app. […]

New Zealanders cool on data analytics catching benefit fraud

New Zealanders don’t like welfare agencies using personal spending data from credit card or insurance to verify benefit claims. The 2017 Unisys New Zealand Security Index found only 42 percent agree with welfare agencies accessing this kind of information. It’s not just welfare. Even fewer New Zealanders support the tax office collecting similar data to […]

New Zealanders wary of wearable biometrics: Unisys

Unisys Security Index researchers looked at how comfortable New Zealanders are with biometrics and wearable computer devices. That’s the technical name for biometric hardware like health bands and other kit that measures medical data. It also covers smart watches and products like Google Glass. When there’s a clear benefit, New Zealanders are happy with the […]

Talking VPNs on Radio NZ Nine-to-Noon

Technology journalist Bill Bennett discusses Russia’s move to crack down on virtual private networks. Also, two conflicting takes on the power of online advertising; and the day the music died: the Pandora music service closes in New Zealand and Australia. New technology – Bill Bennett From my speaker notes: Virtual Private Networks Virtual Private Networks […]