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March 2021 Newsletter – Axenic Cybersecurity Commentary

Hot off the “virtual” press is our March newsletter. This month we discuss cyber news such as Accellion vulnerability and consider a use for blockchain and of course the associated risk that comes with this.  We also highlight some useful resources such as the OPC’s Principle 12 tools and our very own flexible virtual roles to help you add some extra security muscle to your organisation.  Click here to get the full picture.

ISO Blog Series Part 1: ISO 27001 Certification Announcement

Last week was an exciting week for the Axenic team with some big news. We are extremely proud that we achieved the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification and we don’t underestimate what a huge accomplishment this is for our business and importantly – our customers. Information security is at the core of what we do at Axenic, and we wanted to practice what we preach. You may be interested in getting ISO/IEC:2013 27001 certification for your organisation – read on to find out why we went through this process and what it means for our clients.

ISO 27001 Certification

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Cybercrime is the gift that keeps giving

Being the grinches that we are we thought that instead of giving you a gift this Christmas we’d give you a warning! You’ll get a lot of messages over the next few days and weeks wishing you season’s greetings. Amongst them though, will be well-wishers with more sinister motives. My family has already received a scam SMS: it told us we had a package with an outstanding duty payment on it (of $2) and we just needed to follow the link to pay the amount and release our package. This is pretty typical of delivery scams that many kiwis are receiving at the moment. Luckily we had a bit of skepticism and a handy cybersecurity expert to seek advice from!

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Privacy Reloaded

The new Privacy Act comes into effect today  (1st of December 2020) so it’s a great time to make sure you understand your new obligations. Being on top of these changes allows you to remain compliant and do the right thing by the people you hold data on. So we’d like to remind you about some tools and resources we’ve found useful.

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