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Cybersecurity
New guide for NZ boardrooms tackles cybersecurity crisis management
How do New Zealand's boards start dealing with cyber security, and where should they start? A new book aims to address those very issues.
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Wynyard Group's Cognevo business division up for sale; Telstra possible buyer
The Cognevo business division of failed software company Wynyard Group looks to be up for sale, according to a statement on the NZX.
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Wynyard Group goes into voluntary administration
"The Board believes this is the right decision under the circumstances,"
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Cybersecurity
The new normal for digital security: inside information
Traditional perimeter guards are no longer enough to guarantee network security, with machine learning and analytics the way forward.
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Cloud
Wynyard lands $3.3 million advdanced cyber analytics contract
Security software firm Wynyard Group has entered into a new agreement with a large, unnamed consulting and risk management firm, worth $3.3 million.
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Wynyard signs $2.8m deal with unnamed policing agency
The deal will see the agency use Wynyard to extend “its intelligence and investigations capabilities to counter terrorism and organised crime."
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Government
Thai govt selects NZ security to tackle corruption
“Wynyard’s technology is used across the world and we are delighted that the Thai Government has chosen to use it to help tackle corruption"
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Cybersecurity
Passwords being phased out in favour of biometrics
Whilst passwords can be changed, a fingerprint cannot, meaning any future accounts protected with biometric data could be compromised.”
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Wynyard inks $27 million deal with national security bureau
The Auckland-based company will provide its security solutions to help the bureau solve high consequence crime, security and big data problems.
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CFO
Wynyard 1H loss widens as sales climb 39%, says stock price doesn't reflect value
The company will launch its new cyber threat analytics software in the second half of 2015, which will deliver significant recurring software revenue.
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Wynyard Group sees significant revenue growth
Wynyard currently expects revenue in the range of $40 to $45 million for FY15. Wynyard reported revenue of $26 million in FY14.
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CFO
Wynyard proposes dual listing on Australian bourse
Wynyard Group, the crime-fighting software and services developer, plans a dual listing on the Australian stock exchange.
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CFO
US identity theft ring investigation to use Wynyard software
Wynyard Group's advanced crime analytics software will be used to help 92 US law enforcement agencies tackle a nationwide identity theft ring that'
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Cybersecurity
Wynyard Group chosen to fight crime and terrorism
A national security bureau has chosen Wynyard Group to help fight organised crime and counter terrorism.
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Cybersecurity
Kiwi crime fighting software selected by European justice agency
"From terrorists to cyber crime and drug trafficking to fraud – the growing global problems Wynyard’s software helps solve are headline news at the moment and will accelerate rather than dissipate in the year ahead."
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Wynyard Group joins forces with NZ Police... tackles crime through tech
"Crime science research, combined with our major investment in mobile technology, will be a useful addition to our national Prevention First operating strategy."
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Wynyard tech supports NZ's first sex offender register
"Crime is preventable but front line agents need to be able to monitor potential offenders, protect potential victims and control the criminal environment."
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CFO
Has Trade Me founder invested in the next Xero...?
Sam Morgan, who made his fortune when Trade Me was sold to Fairfax Media, has built a substantial shareholding in security software developer Wynyard
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Crime pays as Wynyard prepares to double Aus team
"More than 60 per cent of Wynyard’s 2013 customer revenue was from the Asia Pacific region and Australian financial institutions participated in our recent new capital placement."
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Crime does pay... to the tune of $2.5m for Wynyard
"The opportunity is to help these agencies solve and prevent crime in the future by expanding the use of our products across front-line users and other agencies."
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Smartphone
New Wynyard solution to examine digital evidence from seized devices
"We understand that in some large cities there are more than 50,000 devices lawfully seized each year and with the increasing number of smart phone users this number continues to grow."
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Government
New Wynyard solution helps Kiwi Govt agencies manage security risk
"We have entered an era where chief executives all over the world are being held responsible for lapses in information security..."
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Founding Wynyard CTO to lead Crime Science Research Institute
Wynyard Group has appointed founding Chief Technology Officer, Roger Jarquin, to lead the company’s Crime Science Research Institute in New Zealand.
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New Wynyard VP of Engineering to drive product development and growth
"Attracting the best talent in the business is critical to the growth of the business..."