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We’re scared of online threats, don’t do enough about it

InternetNZ research shows 94 percent of New Zealanders are concerned about the security of their personal data. Yet despite the high level of fear, researchers found only a fraction of users take practical steps to protect themselves from risk.¬† Only one-third of New Zealanders surveyed used account authentication, either two-factor or multi-factor. Meanwhile less than […]

One NZ IT conference to rule them all: ITx

IITP CEO Paul Matthews has achieved what others couldn’t manage: bringing together most of New Zealand’s IT-focused organisations under a single umbrella. Next year 11 other bodies will join IITP at the ITx 2016 conference in Wellington. According to a press release, the three-day event, will be held at the TSB Arena and Shed 6 complex on […]

Credit where credit is due on NZ tech regulation

From Andrew Cushen at InternetNZ writing in Flexibility of regulation for technology: …the government moving relatively quickly to respond to technical innovation in a sensible, considered matter, and that seeks to accommodate that innovation rather than stifle it. …I hope that when we continue to talk to the government about challenges that regulation creates for […]