State of NZ businesses’ cyber security defences | Scoop News

New research reveals the state of NZ businesses’ cyber
security defences

Kiwi businesses taking cyber security
more seriously – but there’s room for improvement

New research from Kordia, a leading provider of
business-critical technology and cyber security solutions,
has revealed that New Zealand businesses are taking cyber
security more seriously as the number of cyber-attacks
continues to rise. However, the company notes that while
progress is being made, chinks remain in the corporate
armour – and people still present the greatest risk of
all.

According to Esmée O’Brien, head of
communications at Kordia, the results of the research are
encouraging, particularly in regards to cyber security
awareness and preparedness.

“Over half of New
Zealand businesses now acknowledge their risk of falling
victim to cyber-crime. Two thirds of businesses updated or
reviewed their policies in the wake of the recent
high-profile ransomware attacks. And, more than

Read more at: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1711/S00395/state-of-nz-businesses-cyber-security-defences.htm

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