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SSS December 2018 and January 2019 holiday cover

14 Dec 2018 | by SSS Sales Team

The SSS sales and administration functions will close for the holidays at 5pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and reopen on Monday 7 January 2019. During this break we will have support staff on duty for those customers with support agreements in place. You can contact us on 0800 777 221 for support or email support@sss.co.nz. For any other queries please call 04 917 6670 or email sales@sss.co.nz or accounts@sss.co.nz.Thank you for your support during 2018 and we wish you a safe and refreshing ho ...

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The 2018 SSS Cyber Security events - an update

13 Dec 2018 | by SSS Events Team

Recently we hosted the inaugural SSS Cyber Security events in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.  We are extremely pleased with how it went and the feedback we received so far has been really positive.For these events we wanted to provide an opportunity for organisations to learn about some of the solutions they could consider to help solve some of their biggest IT Security issues. Based on the feedback we have received so far, our attendees appreciated the opportunity to have discussion ...

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Your feedback matters!

13 Dec 2018 | by SSS Team

We invite customers to participate in our SSS annual customer satisfaction survey for 2018. As in previous years, we will donate $10 to charity for each customer who completes it - you choose which charity "your" $10 goes to.At SSS we are always trying to improve our service and customer satisfaction levels. Your feedback is vital in achieving this. Please take a few minutes to share your feedback with us (and be sure to select your chosen charity at the end of the survey).You can find the s ...

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SophosLabs 2019 Threat Report available for download now

11 Dec 2018 | by SSS Sales Team

Cyber attackers are not showing any signs of slowing down.During quarter three, the CERT NZ report highlights that 870 incidents were reported.  During this quarter alone organisations and individuals reported financial losses of close to NZ$3 million.Sophos recently released the 2019 SophosLabs Threat Report.  This report discusses some of the trends and characteristics of some of the common threats out there.  Some of their predictions for 2019 include:Capitalist cyber criminals are taking ...

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SSS Internship Programme - providing IT Security learning and development opportunities

11 Dec 2018 | by SSS Team

In speaking with Information Security executives, the one message that consistently comes through is the ongoing shortage of good people with information security skills.  The demand for InfoSec professionals outweighs the supply.  SSS is no exception - we find we have to work hard to find great people to fill the growing number of roles we have. One way we have looked to address this is through our involvement supporting tertiary educational institutions.  This support comes in the form of ...

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CERT NZ Q3 report now published - Significant financial losses reported since Q2

10 Dec 2018 | by SSS Security Consulting Team

What is the CERT NZ quarterly report?Each quarter, CERT NZ publishes a report that presents information and statistics on the cyber security incidents that have occurred during that quarter along with the latest cyber security threats in New Zealand.They recently published their quarterly report for Q3 of 2018 (01 July – 30 September).What happened in Q3?Some of the key points contained within the report are:Q3 of 2018 saw the largest number of reported incidents per quarter to date. This is ...

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