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Privacy Week - Useful articles to share with your staff

09 May 2018 | by SSS Security Consulting Team

Privacy Week in New Zealand was this past week (7 - 11 May 2018).  Every year the Office of the Privacy Commissioner marks Privacy Week to promote privacy awareness and to help educate and inform.  Organisations have a responsibility to look at how they deal with the information and data they have access to, and what processes and systems they have in place to protect the privacy of others.As an organisation, while you may have the best processes and systems in place, it is also important to ...

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Discovering new opportunities at the RSA Conference

04 May 2018 | by Sales

Recently Bill Tonkin, our Managing Director and Ashton Jones, our General Manager attended the RSA Conference in San Francisco. With over 50,000 attendees and more than 600 sponsors, it was incredible to see so many people coming together to discuss IT Security. Attending the RSA Conference was a great opportunity for us to meet with and discover collaboration opportunities with many of the IT Security vendors and other organisations who attended the event.  It provided us with an opportunit ...

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Free Machine Identity Protection for Dummies guide

17 Apr 2018 | by SSS Sales

Venafi recently released a Machine Identity Protection for dummies guide.  It is free to download and to share with your staff.  It is a useful guide to help you understand why cyber criminals target machine identities and how you can keep them safe. You will also learn:what a machine identity is, how attackers use machine identities, and why automation improves protection. Click here to download this free Machine Identity Protection for dummies guide.Venafi is a leader in the cybersecurity ...

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HOW DO YOU SPELL PKI? T – R – U – S – T !

09 Apr 2018 | by SSS Security Consulting Team

The concept of trust for identity is not new. To travel across borders, you need a credential that represents who the traveller is – a passport. The acceptance of this travel document is largely based on the way in which it was manufactured. How was the citizen identified? How were they enrolled? How did they prove their identity – e.g. drivers licences, and proof of address etc.? Was the printing process and delivery secure?  When countries have confidence in this process, they readily acce ...

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Demystifying PKI - an upcoming presentation

06 Apr 2018 | by SSS Security Consulting Team

On 17 April 2018, Paul Platen, our Principal PKI and Identity Management Consultant, will be presenting at the next Bay of Plenty Regional Council Security Interest Group in Tauranga.  The event will be attended by an audience from various industries in both the public and private sector.At this session Paul will provide useful information on how you could integrate PKI into your business systems and what it could mean for you and your organisation.  He will include the following:Demystifyin ...

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SSS Review of CERT NZ Critical Controls 2018

06 Apr 2018 | by SSS Security Consulting Team

The New Zealand Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) has released a list of ten critical controls for 2018. According to CERT NZ, these ‘would mitigate, or better contain, the majority of attacks we’ve seen’, and are based on the incidents they have analysed to date. CERT NZ are continuing to publish more information on the critical controls. CERT NZ is not the only organisation to publish a list of prioritised critical security controls. Two other organisations that do this, and which ...

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