Phriendly Phishing - new features

07 Dec 2016 | by Sales

This week Shearwater have released some updates to the training included in their Phriendly Phishing Awareness Training service, and added a new feature to enable better management of groups of users. The new "cell" feature means that an organisation can allocate licenses and manage the training across groups of users such as departments or sub-agencies etc. You can also setup cells within cells.   Here is a quick summary from Shearwater of what has changed in the training module: The worms ...

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SSS December 2016 – January 2017 Holiday cover

01 Dec 2016 | by SSS News

The SSS sales and administration functions will close for the holidays at 5pm on Friday the 23rd of December, and reopen on Monday the 9th of January. We will, of course, have support staff on duty throughout the break for those customers with support agreements in place. Just contact us in the usual way if you need us - e.g. call us on 0800 777 221 for support, or email support@sss.co.nz. For any other queries call 04 917 6670, or email sales@sss.co.nz or accounts@sss.co.nz. We hope that ...

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SSS only NZ partner with Gemalto HSM certified engineers

10 Nov 2016 | by SSS News

SSS is pleased to announce that we are currently the only Gamalto partner in New Zealand with Gemalto-certified engineers in HSMs and Key Management. Our Security Consulting division continues to expand both in terms of the number of skilled consultants on our team and in terms of the number of industry certifications they hold. The Gemalto Certifications relate to the full (SafeNet) Luna HSM range and the Key Management solutions. We have significant experience assisting customers to design ...

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2016 SSS Annual Customer Survey

10 Nov 2016 | by SSS News

We invite customers to participate in our SSS annual customer satisfaction survey for 2016. As in previous years, we will donate $10 to charity for each customer that 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. The survey consists of just 12 questions, so shouldn't take long to complete. Please do take a few minutes to complete the survey - which is a ...

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Sophos Intercept X to fight zeroday threats and ransomware

10 Nov 2016 | by SSS News

Sophos have introduced a new tool - called Intercept X - to fight zeroday threats and in particular combat ransomware. One of the clever features of Intercept X is that it keeps a shadow copy of any files being encrypted on a workstation, and if it determines the process doing the encrypting is bad, it kills that process and restores the encrypted files. Key features that Sophos Intercept X provides are: Cryptoguard – Ransomware blocking and encrypted file restore Exploit prevention – behavi ...

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Customer lunches with Chet Wisniewski of Sophos

10 Nov 2016 | by SSS News

SSS is pleased to announce that Sophos Senior Security Advisor Chet Wisniewski will be visiting New Zealand in the week starting 21 November. Chet is in high demand as a speaker around the world, and we have been working hard with Sophos to build a New Zealand visit into his schedule. Chet Wisniewski regularly makes guest appearances on the Today show in the US, along with guest columns for CNN.com plus producing Sophos’ Chet Chat Podcast every week. Chet spends much of his time researching ...

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