NZ COVID Tracer app: Going Soft, Going Late?

NZ COVID Tracer app: Going Soft, Going Late?

Last night the NZ COVID Tracer app was released on Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store (for Android). Naturally I installed it and took a look around. Firstly, let’s just say that I’m really pleased that the Ministry of Health has decided to...
Ransomware – it is rapidly getting nastier

Ransomware – it is rapidly getting nastier

Ransomware is a form of malware or computer virus that demands a ransom from its target – and unfortunately for everyone but the cyber criminals – it’s impact is increasing – both in New Zealand, and around the world. In the past, the cyber...
Moving NZ Business forward – with Digital Payments

Moving NZ Business forward – with Digital Payments

Many small-medium businesses in New Zealand right now are being forced to look for digital solutions to their challenges. In some cases it’s necessary as there are few other options to operate during the COVID-19 era, in others this pushing forward probably should...

Tuia 250 Privacy Breach – Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Tuia 250 Privacy Breach – Ministry for Culture and Heritage Paul Spain This morning I was interviewed by on RNZ National programme ‘Morning Report’. After further queries about this breach it seems appropriate to share a little more detail here for those...