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Privacy Act 2020 – Are you ready for Dec 1st?

Privacy Act 2020 – Are you ready for Dec 1st?

Parliament recently passed the new Privacy Act, which comes into effect on 1 December 2020. This introduces stricter measures around the storing, sharing and breach of personal information and gives the Privacy Commissioner more powers. Every organisation should have...

Nostalgia – Floppy Disks flying high in 2020

Nostalgia – Floppy Disks flying high in 2020

The old TRS-80 just turned 43 years old.  It brings back memories of storing programmes on cassette tape.  I still have copies of games I wrote and published on cassette many years ago. That got us thinking about whether their successor, floppy disks, were still in...

What to do when the proverbial hits the fan?

What to do when the proverbial hits the fan?

What should you do when ‘Evil Corp’ comes to call?  (Yes, that’s a real name.) By now, its well understood that hackers and cyber-criminals are busy and it’s only a matter of time before they hit you. They will keep trying and trying and whether they succeed, or...

Webinar : Protect your business from cyber attacks

Webinar : Protect your business from cyber attacks

Since Covid-19, there has been a surge in ransomware and cyber-attacks in New Zealand. For almost 25 years, Kinetics has specialised in providing comprehensive cyber security solutions and staff training to a broad cross section of the business community.   Learn...

Drowning in eMail – survive the flood

Drowning in eMail – survive the flood

It’s hard to believe there was once a world with eMail. Working from Home meant we couldn’t talk to colleagues as easily as we used to. Some messaging moved to tools like Teams, and that cut email traffic, but others stayed in eMail and inboxes were flooded. Do you...

Webinar : Winning with real-world Digital Business Transformation

Webinar : Winning with real-world Digital Business Transformation

As a result of Covid-19, many organisations have become a lot leaner and the new normal means doing more with fewer resources. What if your organisation could quickly achieve the following: Save money on IT expenditure – while baking in a future proof IT strategy...

Researchers Find New Calendar-Based Phishing Campaign

Researchers Find New Calendar-Based Phishing Campaign

The latest email scam looks like a calendar attachment. It’s a phishing attack intended to get you to click on something that isn’t what it seems to be – in this case an ICS calendar invitation. It is the same kind of thing as before, except rather than being a DOC...

Lessons from Lockdown

Lessons from Lockdown

There have been extraordinary lessons from an extraordinary time.  The resilience we’ve seen is inspirational and the determination, especially by those hardest hit, has been stunning. We’ve seen organisations and their people adapt quickly and selflessly to change,...

Need to manage and minimise your Microsoft 365 costs?

Need to manage and minimise your Microsoft 365 costs?

In these uncertain times, everyone is reviewing their costs. Kinetics is very pleased to say that we are now able to help you quickly review your Microsoft 365 licensing. As Microsoft has improved the availability and quality of information Kinetics can access, we...