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NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.
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NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.
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Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.
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Sweeping changes about to flow through fintech in NZ

Auckland – New Zealand should change its financial tech systems to drive the Kiwi economy or the country may miss out on sweeping changes, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.
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Report due soon will have positive implications for NZ

Any day now the Royal Commission will release its initial findings into its first ever review of the integrity systems of New Zealand’s financial system. The review covers New Zealand’s financial institutions along with industry bodies, regulators, dispute resolution schemes and the payments and settlement system. FintechNZ general manager James Brown says the report will … Continue reading "Report due soon will have positive implications for NZ"
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Amazon move into India likely to have ripple effect in NZ

Auckland – Amazon dipping its toes into the insurance market in India may likely have ripples effects for New Zealand, which is seen as a test bed for large organisations looking to try something new.
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NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

Now is the time for Kiwi financial services to be more transparent following banking issues in the United Kingdom and Australia, a leading New Zealand financial tech expert says. Normally bank employees must meet sales incentive targets on lending, deposit attraction, payment protection insurance, life insurance and Kiwi Saver funds to achieve a financial bonus.
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Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution

Teachers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, – technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says. Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company Banqer, says one of her main concerns facing education and schools dealing with technology is that teachers … Continue reading "Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution"