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Cyber attacks
Waikato DHB won't face fines for data breach, but may face liability - Privacy Commissioner
Waikato District Health Board will not be fined for patient data being hacked, but it may face liability if harm is caused from it, the Privacy Commissioner says.
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Internal Affairs' intelligence and investigation system panned
The Department of Internal Affairs has given up on running a single investigation and intelligence system after years of trying to set one up.
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Cyber security breach reports rise 25%
The number of cyber security incidents reported in this country has risen 25 percent since the same time last year.
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Data Protection
Number porting fraud prompts extra measure from telcos
Telcos have banded together in an attempt to stamp out a relatively uncommon but potentially devastating type of fraud.
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New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts.
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Volunteer Service Abroad hit by ransomware attack but no data taken
Volunteer Service Abroad has been the victim of a ransomware attack, however experts say no information was taken.
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Travel software firm Serko suffers sharp losses amid pandemic disruption
Travel software company Serko has posted a sharply higher loss as the pandemic grounded much of its business.
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Small Business / SMB
NZ software firm Timely snapped up by overseas buyer
Another New Zealand software firm has been snapped up by an overseas buyer.
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Social Media
Plan for Christchurch Call to target social media algorithms welcomed
A tech specialist says targeting social media algorithms is an important step to reduce extremist online content.
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Xero draws massive profits in pandemic
A solid rebound from the pandemic has delivered a strong lift in profits for accounting software firm Xero.
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Core telecommunications services to keep being regulated to protect consumers
The consumer watchdog will continue to regulate three core telecommunications services in order to protect consumers.
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2degrees reports record annual revenue
Growth in new broadband and mobile customer numbers has helped 2degrees to record high revenue and earnings for the financial year.