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Cybersecurity
Behind the STRATUS project: The security researchers on a mission to bring data control back to users
Users trust that cloud providers to keep data safe, but they don't know what happens to data once it's in the cloud.
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Education
Crime drama inspires NZ student to embrace cyber security career
The allure of crime shows like NCIS could be enough to attract more people to study for a career in cyber security.
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Cybersecurity
How a Waikato Uni grad transformed Tonga's cyber security
“If we don’t develop a better understanding of cyber security and implement strategies as a society, cybercrimes will become commonplace."
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Robotics
University brings robots to show and tell at Fieldays
"Robots never sleep, and this makes them ideal workers. They’ll do the menial work humans should no longer be expected to do."
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Online learning
Online training could make New Zealand roads safer
Higher Ed and business worlds meet with hopes to improve road safety with innovative online driver education simulations and research.
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Cybersecurity
Waikato Uni & Tongan Government stand side by side for cyber security
The University of Waikato and the Government of Tonga are now officially embarking on a collaborative framework for cyber security issues.
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Chatbots
Math trail sets Waikato on learning journey with bot buddy
New educational trail enables people to recognise and be intrigued by the mathematics all around them. Opening their eyes to maths and its usefulness.
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Cloud
Robotics revolution set to shake up New Zealand's primary industries
Robotics and smart machinery could help accelerate efficency, quality, safety - and it could save our primary industries money.
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Training
CROW rallies Kiwi students as the NZ Cyber Security Challenge gets closer
“This year we have introduced a new policy-based round to the challenge because it is important that students have a broader viewpoint of security."
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Palo Alto Networks
Weekly NZ security roundup: RedShield, Palo Alto Networks, non-malware attacks and firewalls
At Aura Information Security’s 31c0n we spoke to RedShield’s Sam Pickles, who talked about everything from TSL attacks, DDoS, data breach laws and why they’re a step in the right direction.
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Cybersecurity
Waikato Uni student presents cybersecurity research to Tongan IT experts
The University of Waikato has sent a student to present a cyber security thesis to more than 20 information system personnel in Tonga.
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Cybersecurity
NZ on the global stage as Hamilton set to host to major cybersecurity forum
Humble Hamilton is set to play host to international experts in April as a major cybersecurity forum comes to town.
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Cybersecurity
Waikato Uni cybersecurity head says new taskforce will set the country in the right direction
"The formation of this diverse and well-represented taskforce will increase our chances of setting the country in the right direction."
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Law
Waikato law academic encourages NZ to bring legal justice online
"The online court system would resolve common disagreements over issues such as goods, services and property damage more quickly and easily."
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Innovation
Waikato Uni student wins big with cyber security solution
“Most online survey results are not 100% secure and those systems that claim to be, only deploy end-to-end encryption."
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Management
How a Waikato Uni grad scored a job with Ernst & Young
A Waikato University graduate is making waves in Europe as a management consultant Ernst & Young, a long way from the humble plains of New Zealand.
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Cybersecurity
University of Waikato student wins $25,000 cyber security scholarship
A University of Waikato student has paved the way for cyber security success after winning the 2016 Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security Scholarship.
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MBIE
Roboshops: Unlocking curious minds in NZ
Falloon and Kanji will be using the money from MBIE to run ‘Roboshops’ in schools around the country.
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Cybersecurity
World on the brink of collapse - NZ Cyber security challenge to the rescue
Their only chance of survival now is to try and turn the tables by launching an offensive manoeuvre on the bounty hunter systems.
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Cybersecurity
New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge 2016 registrations open
The hunt for cyber hackers is the focus for the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge 2016, to be held online and at the University of Waikato in July.
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Cybersecurity
Waikato University takes on Kiwi cyber security
“When every organisation is empowered with these capabilities, we will have a New Zealand cyber civil defence."
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Cybersecurity
University of Waikato cyber security ninja recognised on global stage
Dr Ryan Ko, from the University of Waikato, has been recognised at an international level for his work in the world of cyber security.
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Startup
University of Waikato launches new initiative for Kiwi students
The University of Waikato and Waikato Students’ Union (WSU) have launched a new initiative with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation.
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Education
Waikato of University hosts free coding workshops for girls
The University of Waikato is hosting computing workshops for girls, with the aim of encouraging female students to consider a career in IT.