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Compliance
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform. 
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Compliance
Massive state of unpreparedness for CCPA compliance exposed
"The findings of our research show that companies are woefully unprepared for CCPA compliance, especially when it comes to enabling and responding to consumers data privacy rights."
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Ridesharing
Study: Rideshare apps hungry for customers personal data
Data has revealed the most data-hungry rideshare apps on the market, along with other surprising results around their safety and reliability.
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Forrester
Forrester analysts comment on privacy practices ahead of International Privacy Day
Forrester's analysts share insights ahead of International Privacy Day on how privacy is now a priority for nearly every company worldwide.
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Artificial Intelligence
A new radar and computer vision-based IoT AI platform creates smart spaces easily
Ulisse is launching the only radar and computer vision-based IoT AI platform to help retailers, businesses, cities, and more turn areas into intelligent spaces. 
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Cybercrime
An exclusive look at the NZ NCSC cyber crime report
Documenting the activities of New Zealand government agencies for the tax-paying public ensures one consumes a range of essential, if largely indigestible, reading matter.
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Cybersecurity
To disclose or not to disclose?: The significance of data breach disclosure in Aotearoa
A data breach can be any company's worst nightmare. Not only can it cause catastrophic damage to systems and workflows, but it can also often be extraordinarily damaging and costly. 
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Cybersecurity
Australians have mixed feelings on cybersecurity priorities according to new PWC research
Australians have been found to have seemingly mixed priorities when it comes to cybersecurity, a new study by PWC has revealed. 
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Privacy
OPC finds leading cause of privacy breaches is human error
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says, “We are seeing clear patterns emerging since mandatory reporting of serious privacy breaches came into effect with the Privacy Act 2020 on 1 December last year.”
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Online shopping
Is your online shopping as anonymous as you think? New research reveals shock analysis
With Cyber Monday and Christmas shopping still in full swing, new research has revealed that you may not be as anonymous as you think when you shop online.
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Cloud
How moving to a secure distributed cloud can help set businesses up for success
While the cloud has already been widely adopted by Australian companies and is considered mainstream technology, new developments and emerging trends are expected to provide new opportunities for businesses as they increase their investment in the cloud.
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Catalyst Cloud
Kiwi-owned cloud infrastructure critical to national prosperity, says new Catalyst Cloud CEO
Doug Dixon has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Catalyst Cloud.
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Hacking
Hackers leak 5 million email addresses daily - reports
"Personal data is a huge business that hackers try to make use of."
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ClearView
Australia's OAIC orders Clearview AI to delete all images of Australians in landmark privacy win
Clearview AI does not comply with the Privacy Act 1988 and ‘interfered with the privacy of Australian invidividuals’.
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Unisys
New Zealand employees uncomfortable with monitoring technology
New Zealand employees are pushing back on monitoring technology when working from home, according to research from Unisys.
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Ransomware
Playing dumb no longer an option against ransomware reporting
Given the massive amounts of data enterprises hold, it may seem like an impossible task to prove what data was accessed and by whom. It isn’t. 
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McAfee
McAfee announces online protection service to protect people not products
In a statement the company said these announcements indicate a major shift in McAfee’s strategy to deliver an integrated and intuitive online protection service to protect people rather than point products that secure devices.
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Facebook
Facebook joins the ID2020 Alliance
The initiative aims to ensure technologies are designed and implemented in ways that are privacy-protecting, user-controlled, equitable, and interoperable.
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Trade Me
Trade Me hands less customer info over to authorities according to Transparency Report
Trade Me says it works hard to keep 'scumbags' off its site, but it also wants to protect customer privacy.
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consumer data right
Consumer data right overdue, but privacy crucial, advocates warn
Consumer advocates say the time is right to allow individuals and companies greater access to the data that is held about them, but warn privacy issues, impacts for Māori and what the new law actually covers need to be considered carefully.
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dotdigital
dotdigital achieves ISO 27701 certification
Omnichannel marketing solution provider dotdigital has announced that it has been awarded ISO 27701 certification.
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Cybercrime
Trade secret protection rapidly rising up the corporate agenda
Corporates fear cybercrime and employee leaks are the biggest risks to protecting trade secrets.
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Privacy
4 out 5 people do not want personal data collected or shared without consent
"People are willing to support measures that stop companies from collecting and selling their personal data."
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Privacy
Talend achieves two key security and privacy standards
The certifications were given following an ‘extensive independent external audit’, the company says.