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.
As I’m sure many of you are aware, the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 came into effect on the first of December last year.
In this blog, we’re going to give you a quick rundown of the changes that have been made to the Privacy Act, and how they might affect you. While this isn’t an exhaustive list, it should hopefully cover the most substantial changes.
Stop, drop, and roll, is everything on fire?
Now that the media hysteria has abated on the topic of DDoS, it seems timely for us to provide some commentary on this long standing topic from the perspective of security professionals.
The recent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on NZX, Stuff, RNZ, and many more have had the media bombarding us with updates and semi-new information aimed to keep us, the general public informed. Reading some articles on RNZ, Stuff, and NZHerald provide similar information on the attack.
Today we are extremely delighted to welcome back Ahmed ElAshmawy who will be (re) joining the Axenic team! Ahmed will be returning to our team as our Consulting Practice Lead.
We’ve been seeing a bit of a buzz in the technical security press about a new method of phishing that bypasses many key security controls. Using a rogue Azure app, the attacker tricks the user into granting the app permissions to access their Office 365 email account and all of the information associated with it. Patrick Gray at Risky Business has been writing and talking up a storm on this one, and we believe that he is right to do so. In fact, we thought this was interesting and scary enough to let you know so you can understand what’s going on and maybe do something to prevent it.