Risk Management / News

CIO upfront: GDPR and the Privacy Bill - Mind the gap

With the new Privacy Bill likely to be implemented in a little over six months and the Christmas break looming, it’s a good time for agencies to consider what the new Privacy Bill means for them, write Alex Chapman and Amy Ryburn of Buddle Findlay

Written by CIO New Zealand18 Nov. 19 04:31

How to emerge from downturns as a winner - a guide for CIOs

Many CIOs will take the normal approach of cutting discretionary spending, delaying starting new projects or cutting back on recruiting. It’s time to take a contrarian view, writes Andy Rowsell-Jones of Gartner

Written by Andy Rowsell-Jones23 Oct. 19 07:00

Privacy Bill reform: ‘Time to raise your game’

The Privacy Commissioner has sent a clear message that he expects businesses to do more to make sure customers are aware of how their information is being collected and used. Allan Yeoman and Keri Johansson of Buddle Findlay list areas organisations need to consider as they review their privacy policies

Written by CIO New Zealand18 Oct. 19 12:33

Vodafone launches first X-Squad for customers

These technical customer service experts have been handpicked for their people skills and ability to solve complex problems, says Antony Weldon, acting customer operations director.

Written by Divina Paredes15 Oct. 19 15:15

Why the best cybersecurity lessons are from Star Trek

Brig Gen (Ret) Greg Touhill, former information security chief of President Obama and now Cyxtera Federal Group president, looks at the cult series from a different perspective

Written by Divina Paredes20 Sept. 19 12:00

The Instillery and Origin unite in mega merger

The Instillery and Origin have unveiled plans to merge businesses to create a tech provider capable of challenging tier-1 incumbents in New Zealand.

Written by James Henderson15 Aug. 19 11:30

Disaster recovery as a service is growing, but tape won’t die

Disaster recovery was once a term associated mostly with the capability to restore data center operations after a physical calamity, but today the loss of IT systems is more often associated with data corruption to include rising malware attacks.

Written by Lucas Mearian06 Aug. 19 02:05

Companies using Facebook 'Like' button liable for data: EU court

Companies that embed Facebook's "Like" button on their websites must seek users' consent to transfer their personal data to the U.S. social network, in line with the bloc's data privacy laws, Europe's top court said on Monday.

Written by Reuters30 July 19 08:07

What's a smart contract (and how does it work)?

Smart contracts are potentially one of the most useful tools associated with blockchain, and they can enable the transfer of everything from bitcoin and fiat currency to goods transported around the world. Here's what they do and why they're likely to gain traction.

Written by Lucas Mearian29 July 19 20:00