Master of Cyber Security student Michael Tsai spends his days trolling client systems, searching for weak spots in IT systems. As a 'white hat hacker' he made quite a discovery during his internship.
The largest cyber security challenge in New Zealand kicks off this week with students from around Aotearoa preparing to hack, learn and solve their way to virtual glory - and a decent prize pool.
A group of computer science students have won a spot to compete in a global cyber security competition.
With tension escalating between China and members of the Five Eyes security alliance, most recently over a Chinese tweet that used a doctored image to attack Australia, New Zealand is arguably in a prime position to broker a kind of truce.
Jailing the Christchurch terrorist will cost New Zealand millions. A prisoner swap with Australia would solve more than one problem
There is no death penalty in New Zealand, unlike the United States. But Christchurch terrorist Brenton Tarrant, due for sentencing next week, will be going to jail for a very long time.
Last week, 146 budding cyber security specialists from across New Zealand went head to head in a series of tough tasks as part of the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge.
The first question that will have to be answered before the case against the alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch mosque attacks can proceed is whether he is fit to stand trial.
Run by the University of Waikato’s CROW lab, the 2019 Cyber Security Challenge has started this week.
Professor Alexander Gillespie looks at the ongoing negotiations.
Brenda Midson’s graduating shoulder to shoulder with some of the many students she has taught.
Dr Brenda Midson looks at why the country should reconsider the way in which murder is defined, in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack.
Dr Joe Burton on what key points should shape the longer-term response by the New Zealand government.