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  • When AI is used for evil

    Don’t assume only the good guys will be using these tools, reports Forrester.

    Written by Divina Paredes31 May 18 13:33
  • Identity theft and card fraught top Kiwis’ security concerns

    ​Unisys has released the latest edition of the Unisys Security Index saying, perhaps unsurprisingly, that New Zealanders’ concern about security issues is the highest it has been since the index was initiated in 2006.

    Written by Stuart Corner30 June 17 10:00
  • Why security pros should master Google

    One of the reasons security is fun and interesting is that it requires a constant upgrade of your skills and knowledge.
    Here is a skill that you may not have realised you need, but you need it: Become a master of internet search.

    Written by Derek Slater05 July 09 22:00
  • 'My voice is my password. Verify me.'

    The benefits of a few spoken words acting as passwords for bank accounts and other services are being heard.
    Film characters have protected their secrets with voice passwords for years, but the biometric locks, with a little help from voice over IP telephony (VoIP), are now making their way into call centres in this part of the world..

    Written by Ben Woodhead29 April 08 22:00
  • Commonwealth Bank boosts netbank security

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia has signed up almost one million customers in just over a year to use a new type of internet banking security designed to stamp out fraud from phishing and other scams.
    The CBA's general manager of online banking, Drew Unsworth, told The Australian Financial Review his group had about 950,000 customers using its "two-factor" authentication tools, which require users to enter one-time passwords to authorise some online transactions.

    Written by Renai LeMay02 April 08 23:00