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InternetNZ and CERT NZ partner to protect New Zealanders

InternetNZ is pleased to announce its security product, Defenz DNS Firewall, is now consuming CERT NZ’s local threat feed.

Defenz DNS Firewall protects Internet users from phishing attacks, malware, ransomware and botnets helping to manage online security risks.

MYOB Tech report: SMEs embrace tech to futureproof operations

The far-reaching implications of the COVID-19 pandemic have already changed the way New Zealand businesses operate and according to a new report from MYOB, the experience will significantly increase their use of technology.

Microsoft announces first major customer for NZ datacenter

Microsoft New Zealand today announced the signing of a new strategic partnership with Fonterra that will see the dairy co-operative migrate many mission-critical operations to Microsoft Azure to support its global growth plans.

Can lessons and tools from animal health assist human health? - Techion

With pressure on world health systems to access live and reliable disease information, are there lessons to learn from animal disease management?

‘When you know better, do better' - Digital Identity NZ

New Digital Identity NZ research highlights the work required by organisations to improve the care of personal information and identity data.

UC researchers ask: Is robot abuse immoral?

In a new study, University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have found that participants considered abusive behaviour towards a robot just as immoral as abusive behaviour towards a human.

Techweek2020 starts today with more than 280 online events

New Zealand’s annual festival of tech and innovation, Techweek2020, kicks off today and with more than 280 online events and 30 hours of live Techweek TV content, Techweek2020 has something for everyone.

Dunedin tech leaders showcased in online festival - Dunedin City Council

As part of Techweek 2020, which runs from 27 July - 2 August, Dunedin will host a series of online events for all ages that offer opportunities to educate, entertain and upskill through the use of technology.

Rural data usage continues to soar - Farmside

Rural broadband specialists, Farmside, have reported a massive 34% average year-on-year data usage increase in Aotearoa’s rural communities since 2017 as new technologies drive efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the sector.

Mozilla launches its first VPN in NZ today

New Zealanders are among the first in the world to get access to the Mozilla VPN (Virtual Private Network), which launches today. The Mozilla VPN is now available on Windows.