Aug 11

New IT service for detecting stolen info on the internet

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Australian IT security firm Pure Hacking has unveiled a new service to alert clients to their stolen private information being published on the internet. With commercial data breaches on the increase, Pure Hacking believe their Black Ops software is a world leader that will also try to remove the stolen data from public…

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Jan 10

Tech brain drain in NZ government departments

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Government departments lost a significant number of high-tech employees last year, according to a new survey. The State Services Commission’s annual Human Resources Capacity Survey examines employment characteristics of the public service in New Zealand. They found that information and communications technology (ICT) roles like systems analysts, programmers and customer support officers fell…

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Jul 4

Bank saves thousands of dollars with PC switch-off software

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New Zealand bank, Kiwibank is set to save $24,000 a year after it has puchased software that automatically boots up and shuts down computers at the beginning and end of each work day. Aside from the financial saving the move will help Kiwibank knock off 32 tonnes of carbon dioxide emmissions from their…

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