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Study finds social media for businesses is more than just marketing
Social media is not an afterthought for businesses that know how to use it – in fact, it can bring benefits including community engagement, client support, and market insights.
Trustwave releases facial recognition tool for pentesters
Social Mapper takes an automated approach to searching popular social media sites for names and pictures of individuals.
How to secure your business against social media hijacking
Australian businesses and organisations’ widespread use of social media puts them at high risk of being hacked.
Facebook to bridge distances with new ‘Watch Party’ feature
Effectively, participants of a Watch Party can watch videos from anywhere (live or recorded) and interact with each other at the same time.
Social media cafes and bubble tea - 'Instagrammable spaces' are coming
Starting from the end of July, New Zealand will have its own new prototype ‘social media’ café designed specifically for social media lovers.
Why email still makes for a great business tool
Email is not going away, if anything, businesses are becoming more reliant on email.
Scams, scams, and social media: The security pain points catching Kiwis off guard
A new research report further supports the stark reality of just how many scammers are trying their luck on New Zealanders.
Antivirus solution protects privacy in the era of social media
What measures are you taking to secure your social media accounts?
Why cybercriminals are corrupting popular social media platforms
Fraudsters are targeting legitimate social media platforms to create a new type of fraud market – one that has a global reach.
70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
Report: Is social media marketing worth the hype?
“If SEO growth slows, then Google product listing advertisements and paid search advertisements will still have the business covered."
Facebook launches Data Abuse Bounty program
The Data Abuse Bounty is inspired by the existing bug bounty program.
Former Dimension Data boss joins Gather Online after investing $1 million
Dawson will be joining the Gather Online’s board of directors as chairman, working at the company’s Sydney-based headquarters.
New social media platform connects youth workforce with businesses
Vodafone and Youthline are among the first organisations to partner with the platform for launch.
Cambridge Analytica gets New Zealanders talking about data use
"There’s a real need to open a conversation here in New Zealand about these issues.”
Social media campaigns secure $1million for Kiwi charities
“We were thrilled to see how these groups were able to bring their supporters together to vote for their cause in 13 days.”
Social media phishing on the rise as attackers experiment with tactics
The data suggests a pivot in tactics away from traditional cloud service providers.
Is snacking in front of the telly bad for Kiwi kids?
Growing dependence on digital devices and social media could be having a negative impact on Kiwi waistlines according to the Ministry of Health.
Marketing and messaging trends shaping Facebook Messenger this year
Improved group chats, realtime features, and visual messaging are just a few of the features in store for messaging app.
Four reasons why your company should get political on social media
It’s now an expectation of consumers that brands will weigh in current events and politics, and share their values.
Top tips for using big data to your advantage this holiday season
It is important you research the market to ensure that you can beat the competition and sustain long-term growth.
Facebook fundraisers expands to New Zealand
People can now raise money for a friend, themselves, someone or something that is not on Facebook...
Luck running out for Kiwi companies using Facebook for free
“In short, the days of getting widespread reach for free are almost over for most brands."
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.
The quick guide to understanding cybercriminals' motivations
Check out this incredibly helpful and interesting guide to exactly what cybercriminals are after, and how you can keep yourself safe.
Whitepaper: How businesses can buff up their cyber defences
By 2020, 60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk.
Whitepaper: How small MSPs successfully branch out to the mid-market
Larger budgets mean bigger contracts, however, that isn't necessarily the key to success.
Study: Proactive approach needed in handling cyber threats
30% of security practitioners don’t believe their organisations are equipped to handle security threats.
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."