In part two of the in-depth interview, Telecom chief executive Simon Moutter, tells Alastair Thompson government has a right to set security monitoring, but it needs to keep it economically and technically viable.
Legislation proposing to extend the powers of the Government Communications Security Bureau is too important to rush through Parliament without more debate. That’s the consensus of the panel discussing state surveillance and the GCSB at NetHui 2013. Significantly the panel included former GCSB director Sir Bruce Ferguson who told delegates there’s a need for an apolitical, […]
Labour communications spokesperson Clare Curran wants the New Zealand government to allow more time for submissions on the Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation bill and the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) bill. She says the government is pushing the bills through parliament the in a hurry. Submissions are due on Thursday, June 13. Curran says […]
Mixed signals from New Zealand government on telecommunications security. You have to ask yourself what principles are behind the New Zealand government’s telecommunications security strategy. On the one hand the government has a relaxed attitude towards carriers allowing Huawei to build key parts of their infrastructure. On the other hand it introduced the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) […]