Microsoft inspires to do more with less
Satya Nadella's opening address for Microsoft Inspire centered on the theme "Do more with less". Microsoft's largest partner event of the year is a huge two days of information - so we've collected the highlights just for you.
Looming cybersecurity trends for 2022 and beyond
As we transition into 2022, cybersecurity leaders have a lot to think about when it comes to ensuring the future protection of their organisations.
Zero Trust – At Scale
Zero Trust can be implemented with E3 but it can only be scaled effectively, with a high degree of automation, using E5. Mobile Mentor outlines the main security enhancements to a Zero Trust architecture, at scale, using Microsoft 365 E5 licenses.
Getting started with Zero Trust
Legacy security based on a network perimeter, or a castle and moat approach, is no longer fit for purpose. Mobile Mentor outlines how a zero trust architecture can be deployed using Microsoft 365 E3 licences in this second article in the Zero Trust series.
The underlying principles of Zero Trust
Mobile Mentor is a global leader in the endpoint ecosystem and Microsoft’s 2021 Partner of the Year. Certified by Microsoft, Apple and Google, their engineers live and breathe endpoint security and work tirelessly with clients to balance endpoint security with an empowering employee experience.
Free Webinars on Microsoft Defender for Business
Microsoft is offering free webinars to help CSPs protect the interests of their customers with Microsoft Defender for Business. Let's uncover why you should take advantage of this opportunity.
The consequences of mailbox attacks and remote working
In our Work From Home pandemic world, NTT's Patric Balmer explains what Kiwi businesses should be doing to protect themselves against mailbox attacks.
‘Hope is not lost’ – 2021 saw governments start to take cybersecurity seriously
Microsoft’s Digital Defence Report for 2021 is a sobering read. Over its 134 pages, it catalogues the sophisticated playbook of a global network of cybercriminals.
Fortinet’s plan to train one million cybersecurity workers
Cybersecurity specialist Fortinet has pledged to train one million people in five years in a bid to help meet a global cybersecurity skills gap.
Top tips for MSPs: Protecting customers from phishing and ransomware
As small and medium businesses (SMBs) move to remote work environments, their tools for collaboration, such as Microsoft 365, OneDrive, Teams, and Zoom, create openings in their networks for increased cyber threats. This switch has Cybercriminals seeing SMBs as valid targets that are much easier to infiltrate than larger organisations.
Is Cybersecurity a top 3 item for you?
There is no question that the cybersecurity landscape is shifting rapidly and, in turn, cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated. Incidents such as the recent breach at Waikato DHB point to the evidence of real-world consequences for organisations with dated vulnerabilities in their security infrastructure.
Make data work for you in the ‘age of insight’ – HPE Discover 2021
The pandemic, more than anything else in recent years, has confirmed that data can inform better decision making, often with life-saving results.
Ransomware attacks are causing real damage – how to avoid the worst-case scenario
No one should give in to criminals’ ransomware demands. Investing upfront in security and employee education to avoid facing that awful dilemma will serve you well.
Deal to streamline government uptake of SaaS – Q&A with TechnologyOne CEO Ed Chung
It’s been working with our local and central government agencies on software projects for years.
How to… 5 steps to avoid your web applications getting hacked
2021 has gotten off to an ominous start on the cybersecurity front, with a continuation of the more sophisticated hacking attacks that culminated in December with revelations about the major SolarWinds exploit.
Overcoming Covid technical debt: If it doesn’t bring you joy, ditch it!
With half of IT managers across Australasia admitting they are struggling with the legacy of IT systems hastily assembled during the pandemic, it's time to get out of the shadow of Covid technical debt.
IoT in the home: Hey Google, can I trust you?
The first major independent survey of Kiwis’ use of Internet of Things gadgets reveals strong uptake of smart devices but lingering concerns about privacy and surveillance.
Will biometrics revolutionise security services?
Cybersecurity has gone far beyond password managers and finger scanning.
NZX’s connectivity attacks: Implications for NZ business
The question hot on everyone's lips: Why weren’t we prepared?
Traditional network security fails when everyone works remote
Experts recommend we take a more holistic, stricter approach with our security. Could Zero Trust be the answer?
Twitter hack exposed the biggest cybersecurity weakness – us
Remember when Twitter allowed scammers to tweet an appeal for Bitcoin on behalf of some of its biggest names, including Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg? It demonstrated how human weakness can be exploited to potentially devastating effect.
Is your team ready to respond to a phishing attack?
The days of relying on your dog's name, "1234" or the trusty "password" to access your account are long gone, say hacking officials and experts - but what are the best ways to prepare your team for security threats?
Zero trust should be the new normal for security – Forrester
With IT security spending likely to be stagnant, companies have to be smart and adopt a zero-trust approach to reduce the risk of crippling cyber-attacks and build resilience to future disruptive events.
Sir John Key: Cybersecurity needs to be at the centre of your cloud strategy
New Zealand’s Five Eyes security alliance and the protection of multinational cybersecurity providers are more important than ever as we face increasingly sophisticated cybercrime, says former Prime Minister, Sir John Key.